CHICAGO - Governor Pat Quinn today took action on the following bill:

 

Bill No.: HB 5485

An Act Concerning: Government

Provides that labor arbitration decisions can include staffing and employee residency requirements for fire departments in municipalities with a population under one million.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

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Bill No.: SB 2711

An Act Concerning: Finance

Amends certain qualifying provisions for a principal endorsement to be applied to a Professional Educator License.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

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

 

Bill No.: SB 649

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Extends the sunset of the Medical Practice Act to December 31, 2015.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 803

An Act Concerning: Children

Amends the implementation date of the "differential response program."

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 1740

An Act Concerning: Revenue

Makes changes needed to implement a law enacting penalties for erroneous homestead exemptions in Cook County.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 2887

An Act Concerning: Public Employee Benefits

Makes changes to the return to work policy for certain university employees.

Action: Signed

Effective: June 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 2992

An Act Concerning: Criminal Law

Creates a partial exemption for positions within the Department of Juvenile Justice that require licensure with the State Board of Education.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

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CHICAGO - Governor Pat Quinn today took action on the following bill:

Bill No.: SB 3530

An Act Concerning: Employment

Updates and clarifies various employment statutes.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately, except that the changes to sections 2201 and 2201.1 of the Unemployment Insurance Act take effect January 1, 2015.

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CHICAGO - Governor Pat Quinn took action on the following bills:

 

Bill No.: SB 2221

An Act Concerning: Courts

Eliminates the statute of repose in asbestos cases.

Action: Signed

Effective: June 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 3075

An Act Concerning: Courts

Increases the rate of pay for jurors and provides that civil jury cases shall be tried by a jury of six.

Action: Signed

Effective: June 1, 2015

 

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

 

Bill No.: HB 3681

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Exempts certain payment system operators from licensure by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 3798

An Act Concerning: Government

Changes quorum requirements for certain state boards.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 4535

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Exempts applicants with an advanced degree from an accredited U.S. educational institution from an English proficiency test prior to licensure as an architect or engineer.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 4653

An Act Concerning: Criminal Law

Enhances penalties for domestic battery offenders with similar prior convictions in other jurisdictions.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 4741

An Act Concerning: Local Government

Changes current law to allow current and former military members between the ages of 35 and 40 to apply for a position as a firefighter.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 4782

An Act Concerning: Civil Law

Extends the amount of time condominium associations have to lease certain units.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 5488

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Requires that the Continuity and Record Evaluation patient care needs assessment tool be identical to the version used by the federal Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 5678

An Act Concerning: Education

Allows the Western Illinois University Board of Trustees to sell, lease or transfer and convey specified property.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 5681

An Act Concerning: Education

Requires the Western Illinois University Board of Trustees to hold one quarterly meeting at the Quad Cities campus each year.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 5697

An Act Concerning: Public Aid

Permits military dependents to remain eligible for and receive disability services if the military member is reassigned out of state.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 5742

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Authorizes Illinois Department of Public Health to designate a hospital as an Acute Stroke-Ready Hospital if certain requirements are met.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 5785

An Act Concerning: Local Government

Streamlines the process for consolidating certain units of local government.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 5856

An Act Concerning: Local Government

Permits voters to vote to dissolve and consolidate their fire protection district with an adjoining district.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 5935

An Act Concerning: State Government

Makes technical changes to the Illinois Department of Human Services Home Services Program and creates the Home Services Medicaid Trust Fund.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 125

An Act Concerning: Government

Provides for the lending or donation to a presidential library or museum items linked to President Barack Obama's service as an Illinois State Senator.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3440

An Act Concerning: Public Health

Amends the Illinois Rural/Downstate Health Act regarding Access Fund.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 3504

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Requires insurance companies to issue notifications to consumers regarding mine subsidence coverage.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 3554

An Act Concerning: Education

Adds a non-voting member to the Illinois Purchased Care Review Board.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

 

 

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

 

Bill No.: HB 2513

An Act Concerning: Education

Provides that all new school building construction governed by the Health/Life Safety Code for Public Schools shall include a storm shelter.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 3685

An Act Concerning: Transportation

Allows the Illinois Secretary of State to grant a waiver for a lapse in the renewal of a driver's license in excess of 30 days for certain drivers, including religious organization bus drivers and senior citizen transportation drivers.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 3695

An Act Concerning: Education

Provides that an Advanced Placement computer science course may satisfy a mathematics requirement for high school graduation.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 3765

An Act Concerning: Health

Requires the Illinois Department of Public Health to add information to its written summaries regarding the detection, treatment and follow-up tests of breast cancer.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 3819

An Act Concerning: State Government

Codifies the Benefit Access Program within the Illinois Act on Aging.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 3829

An Act Concerning: State Government

Requires the Strategic Business Development Plan for the State of Illinois to include an assessment of the economic development practices of bordering states and recommendations regarding best practices for counties that border another state.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 3924

An Act Concerning: Local Government

Extends the tax increment financing deadline for the City of Ottawa until 2028.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 4033

An Act Concerning: Health

Exempts employees and volunteers at facilities licensed or certified under the ID/DD Community Care Act or the Community-Integrated Living Arrangements (CILA) Licensure and Certification Act from wearing an identification badge.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 4035

An Act Concerning: Health

Provides for the collection and maintenance of childhood cancer survival statistics by the Illinois Department of Public Health.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 4082

An Act Concerning: Courts

Expands opportunities for criminal adjudication of juvenile delinquency alternatives and authorizes a State's Attorney discretion to file a petition for adjudication of delinquency against a minor who has failed to comply with their non-judicial probation adjustment.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 4185

An Act Concerning: Local Government

Extends the completion date of a tax increment financing project for the Village of Arlington Heights until 2037.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 4208

An Act Concerning: Government

Provides that appointments to a governmental entity by the county board be subject to county ethics laws.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 4235

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Updates state statutes to reference an Illinois Supreme Court rule containing procedures for out-of-state attorneys.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 4236

An Act Concerning: State Government

Disqualifies individuals convicted of stalking from eligibility for the Illinois Department of Human Services' designated drug abuse treatment programs.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 4269

An Act Concerning: Criminal Law

Expands the definition of criminal fortification of a structure used for the manufacture, storage or delivery of controlled substances.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 4277

An Act Concerning: Fish

Allows residents holding a disability identification card or receiving a disability pension to fish commercially without a sport fishing license.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 4290

An Act Concerning: Safety

Provides for criminal penalties for firearms instructors who knowingly falsify training certifications for concealed carry license applicants.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 4483

An Act Concerning: Government

Provides for the Illinois Association of Park Districts to conduct Open Meeting training for park district members.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 4486

An Act Concerning: State Government

Expands and clarifies list of medications that may be administered by direct care staff in certain state-run or state-funded facilities.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 4491

An Act Concerning: Transportation

Provides that eligible recipients of a Purple Heart license plate are exempted from the payment of registration or renewal fees.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 4516

An Act Concerning: Criminal Law

Clarifies the offense of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 4569

An Act Concerning: State Government

Increases the amount of a transaction allowed from a petty cash fund.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 4594

An Act Concerning: Criminal Law

Provides for a judge to issue a search warrant based on testimony via a live simultaneous video and audio feed transmission.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 4597

An Act Concerning: Local Government

Permits a park district board to borrow money from a bank or financial institution.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 4612

An Act Concerning: Education

Requires the Illinois State Board of Education to submit a study to the General Assembly regarding shared service contracts in student transportation.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 4694

An Act Concerning: Civil Law

Provides that the health records shall be disclosed to a coroner when investigating the death of an individual in a mental health facility.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 4713

An Act Concerning: Finance

Expands the purposes of moneys deposited in the State Treasurer's Bank Services Trust Fund.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 4725

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Sets forth the purpose and requirements for maintaining a risk management framework as well as completing and filing an own risk and solvency assessment and report.

Action: Signed

Effective: July 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 4790

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Updates the Barber, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Hair Braiding and Nail Technology Act.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 4995

An Act Concerning: Education

Allows Monticello Community Unit School District 25 to issue bonds up to $35 million, pending approval by voters and the school board.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 5079

An Act Concerning: Wildlife

Tightens trapping license requirements for individuals born on or after Jan. 1, 2015.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 5080

An Act Concerning: Wildlife

Establishes a waterfowl outfitter permit and classifies supplying outfitting services without a permit as a Class B Misdemeanor.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 5082

An Act Concerning: Fish

Amends the Fish and Aquatic Life Code to increase the size of casting nets.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 5283

An Act Concerning: Education

Allows the community unit school district created by the consolidation of Milford Community Consolidated School District 280 and Milford Township High School District 233 to issue bonds up to $17.5 million pending voter and school board approval.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 5286

An Act Concerning: Education

Allows work experience in the capacity of school support personnel to count towards principal endorsement on a Professional Educator License until June 30, 2019.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 5288

An Act Concerning: Education

Allows school counseling services to be provided by school counselors and other qualified individuals and sets forth a list of services that may be provided in school counseling.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 5290

An Act Concerning: Criminal Law

Adds knowing distribution of photographs depicting the sex organs of the child to the definition of the grooming offense.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 5323

An Act Concerning: Education

Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to submit a study to the General Assembly regarding the feasibility of implementing Pennsylvania's Pay It Forward Pay It Back program in Illinois.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 5415

An Act Concerning: Criminal Law

Clarifies language regarding posting of rewards for information on the Illinois State Police website.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 5438

An Act Concerning: Local Government

Amends the Illinois Comptroller's duties regarding submissions of audits or reports by a government unit.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 5464

An Act Concerning: Safety

Clarifies the effective period of certification for pesticide applicators and pesticide dealers.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 5514

An Act Concerning: Wildlife

Changes the methods by which animals may be removed from traps.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 5564

An Act Concerning: Revenue

Requires the Illinois Department of Revenue to prescribe regulations allowing taxpayers to elect a credit carryforward on an original return, amended return, or otherwise.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 5567

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Establishes new procedural requirements for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources in connection with oil and gas permits and petitions.

Action: Signed

Effective: Sept. 1, 2014

 

Bill No.: HB 5575

An Act Concerning: Insurance

Increases the caps for binding arbitration awards via uninsured motorist coverage.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 5593

An Act Concerning: Local Government

Increases the size of the Plainfield Park District Board from five members to seven.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 5613

An Act Concerning: Revenue

Provides for the electronic use of Real Estate Transfer Tax Stamps.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 5623

An Act Concerning: Local Government

Requires certain types of local governments and school districts to provide e-mail addresses for elected officials of the local government or school district on its website.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 5682

An Act Concerning: Public Aid

Establishes a criminal penalty for any person requiring payment in exchange for assisting individuals with applications for state or federal benefits.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 5696

An Act Concerning: Public Employee Benefits

Codifies current omitted service procedures of the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), makes changes to uncontested IMRF elections, and removes outdated transfers of service credit.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 5709

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Exempts qualifying municipal employees from real estate appraisers' licensure requirements if they perform valuation waivers not exceeding $10,000.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 5845

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Extends the date by which the Precious Metal Purchasers Task Force must submit its report to the General Assembly.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 5852

An Act Concerning: Aging

Creates the Home Care Consumer Bill of Rights and requires the Illinois Department of Human Services and the Illinois Department on Aging to develop a plan for enforcement.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 5858

An Act Concerning: Criminal Law

Allows human trafficked and gang-involved youth to remove tattoos related to servitude or affiliation without parental consent.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 5893

An Act Concerning: Revenue

Requires property owners to notify fire protection districts upon the filing of an exemption that would reduce the assessed valuation of property by more than $100,000.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 5899

An Act Concerning: Criminal Law

Establishes a committee to study and recommend a Best Practices Protocol on issues related to the investigation and prosecution of serious crimes.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: HB 5926

An Act Concerning: Liquor

Creates training requirements for new and existing alcohol servers in Cook County.

Action: Signed

Effective: July 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 5950

An Act Concerning: Criminal Law

Sets forth procedures for a crime victim to enforce certain payments through the courts by an offender whose sentence includes an order of restitution.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 0728

An Act Concerning: Liquor

Creates a five year window in which the Liquor Control Commission may consider current offenses of sale to a minor in combination with previous offenses occurring within that time period.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 2620

An Act Concerning: Transportation

Allows sewer vacuum trucks registered as Special Hauling Vehicles to operate with an increased weight load while conducting emergency repairs in certain circumstances.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 2650

An Act Concerning: Criminal Law

Allows criminal defendants to petition for return of court costs in cases in which the defendant has been found factually innocent and their conviction has been reversed.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 2800

An Act Concerning: Criminal Law

Extends a program that speeds up the returning to court of defendants who are fit to stand trial.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 2978

An Act Concerning: Transportation

Clarifies rules on who may be issued Illinois State Police Memorial Park license plates and expands eligible vehicles to motorcycles.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 2984

An Act Concerning: Civil Law

Clarifies the definition of a substantially identical interest for virtual representatives for trust cases and expands the use of non-judicial settlement agreements when virtual representation is utilized.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 2989

An Act Concerning: Education

Adds alternative qualifications for individuals seeking the designation of "school psychologist."

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 2995

An Act Concerning: Criminal Law

Expands law to allow DNA testing related to convictions based upon guilty pleas by individuals in cases where such testing of relevant evidence was not available at the time of a guilty plea.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3027

An Act Concerning: Revenue

Adds the sale of a mobile home owned by a governmental body to the criteria considered to be a sale in error.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3029

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Removes certain requirements for what must be printed on a check by banks.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3055

An Act Concerning: Safety

Grants the Illinois Department of Public Health the authority to modify or abandon water wells and clarifies definitions to remain consistent with existing well construction regulations.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3071

An Act Concerning: Local Government

Streamlines competitive-bidding requirements for public libraries.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 3074

An Act Concerning: Criminal Law

Provides offenders extra time to pay full restitution to victims by extending terms of probation or conditional discharge in cases where a later imprisonment had impeded their ability to pay restitution.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 3110

An Act Concerning: Civil Law

Adds to the list of circumstances in which a physician or surgeon may disclose patient information.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 3137

An Act Concerning: State Government

Requires Senate confirmation of the Governor's appointments to the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3139

An Act Concerning: Transportation

Amends the weight limits for vehicles carrying petroleum under the Illinois Vehicle Code.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 3147

An Act Concerning: Revenue

Extends the sunset date of the housing opportunity area abatement program.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3157

An Act Concerning: Public Health

Aligns Illinois pasteurized milk products laws with federal laws.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 3176

An Act Concerning: Safety

Regulates the manufacture of modular dwellings and mobile structures.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3225

An Act Concerning: Local Government

Allows for the development of a training program for law enforcement officers regarding veterans awareness.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 3231

An Act Concerning: Civil Law

Creates guidelines for determining spousal maintenance awards and clarifies child support calculations.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 3234

An Act Concerning: Revenue

Eliminates an outdated reference to the tire user fee.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3256

An Act Concerning: Public Aid

Establishes the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services' reimbursement procedures for intermediate care facilities for the developmentally disabled.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3262

An Act Concerning: Revenue

Streamlines the Motor Fuel Tax Law with changes to the International Fuel Tax Agreement.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3276

An Act Concerning: State Government

Allows the Illinois State Treasurer to retain an administrative charge of certain moneys.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3286

An Act Concerning: Civil Law

Requires employees of gated communities to allow entrance to process servers.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 3306

An Act Concerning: Education

Creates pilot program associated with Monetary Award Program funds.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3318

An Act Concerning: Gaming

Amends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3322

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Amends and repeals provisions of the Illinois Insurance Code and Intergovernmental Corporation Act.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 3324

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Clarifies provisions of the Illinois Insurance Code.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 3334

An Act Concerning: Revenue

Suspends the statute of limitations for claims for refunds for financially disabled individuals.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3402

An Act Concerning: Transportation

Exempts vehicles with out-of-state dealer plates from registration requirements for limited travel in Illinois under specific circumstances.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 3412

An Act Concerning: Education

Amends School Code regarding goals and assessments.

Action: Signed

Effective: July 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 3414

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Aligns EMS Education Standards with national standards.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3448

An Act Concerning: Revenue

Changes the timeframe in which the Illinois Department of Revenue must provide notice of expiring certificate of registration.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 3468

An Act Concerning: Health

Expands the ability of a peace officer to take a minor into custody and transport the minor to a mental health facility.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3488

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Clarifies provisions of the Illinois Architecture Practice Act of 1989.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3506

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Allows only urgent care non-emergency centers to use term "urgent."

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan.1, 2015

 

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

 

Bill No.: HB 4561

An Act Concerning: Transportation

Provides that adult driver education course provider applicants undergo a fingerprint-based background check in order to qualify for certification.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 5504

An Act Concerning: Transportation

Streamlines the memorial highway designation process.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 927

An Act Concerning: Transportation

Provides for the use of emergency lights by Illinois State Toll Highway Authority vehicles responding to an emergency or engaged in maintenance and construction, and qualifies these vehicles for protections under Scott's Law.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 930

An Act Concerning: Transportation

Increases the maximum speed limit for trucks on interstates outside of urban areas from 55 to 60 miles per hour in certain counties.

Action: Vetoed

Effective: Immediately

 

A copy of the veto message is attached.

 

Bill No.: SB 1103

An Act Concerning: Employment

Creates the Occupational Safety and Health Act.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 2972

An Act Concerning: Education

Provides that a superintendent endorsement may be attached to the Professional Educator License of a holder that has the requisite experience and satisfies all other requirements.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3313

An Act Concerning: Local Government

Requires that any private business telecommunications system must be configured so dialing 9-1-1 is a direct connection to emergency services.

Action: Signed

Effective: July 1, 2015

 

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

 

Bill No.: SB 347

An Act Concerning: Revenue

Allows for more accurate property tax calculations.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 644

An Act Concerning: Regulation

Amends the Illinois Insurance Code for certain automobile physical damage subrogation claims.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 1724

An Act Concerning: Civil Law

Provides protections for patient involuntarily admitted to a mental health facility.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 2002

An Act Concerning: Government

Amends the definition of "excluded fiduciary" in the Trusts and Trustees Act.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 2586

An Act Concerning: Health

Requires the Governor's Office of Health Innovation and Transformation to oversee a process for providing services to individuals with substance use issues or mental illness.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 2695

An Act Concerning: Criminal Law

Expands the offense of official misconduct to include information sharing by a law enforcement agency employee intended to interfere in a criminal matter.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 2782

An Act Concerning: Courts

Provides that the court may appoint an educational or early intervention program surrogate parent when in the best interests of the child.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

 

 

 

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

 

Bill No.: HB 5397

An Act Concerning: Education

Requires the Illinois State Board of Education to mandate that public schools use a physical fitness assessment.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3274

An Act Concerning: Education

Provides that physical education and health education teachers can be regarded as highly-qualified if they meet the requirements applied to teachers in core academic subjects.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

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