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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