Governor Quinn Takes Bill Action **Tuesday, January 7, 2014** PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Brooke Anderson   
Wednesday, 08 January 2014 10:56

CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today took action on the following bills:

Bill No.: HB 1002

An Act Concerning: Education

Allows Lebanon Community Unit School District 9 to issue bonds.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Immediately

Bill No.: HB 2618

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Amends the Illinois Insurance Code regarding mine subsidence coverage.

Action: Vetoed

 

Bill No.: SB 116

An Act Concerning: Government

Provides that if specific property is no longer used for charitable, educational or public purposes, the title shall revert to the State.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 492

An Act Concerning: Local government

Provides that any actions taken on design-bid contracts and related procurements entered into or commenced over a specific period are covered under a five year sunset extension.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 853

An Act Concerning: Safety

Establishes a license for youth to hunt while supervised by a parent, grandparent or guardian who has a valid hunting license.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 1007

An Act Concerning: Criminal law

Clarifies that defendants charged with prostitution are eligible for specialized services in mental health courts.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 1523

An Act Concerning: Public employee benefits

Reforms the Chicago Park District Pension Fund.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: June 1, 2014. Many of the provisions take effect Jan. 1, 2015.

 

Bill No.: SB 1595

An Act Concerning: Finance

Allows the Chester Community Unit School District to access energy efficiency grants.

Action: Signed

Effective Date: Immediately

 

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