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 Bill Status of SB0010  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  CIVIL LAW-TECH

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Heather A. Steans - David Koehler - Toi W. Hutchinson - Don Harmon - William Delgado, Daniel Biss, Julie A. Morrison, Emil Jones, III, Iris Y. Martinez, Michael W. Frerichs and Melinda Bush

House Sponsors
(Rep. Greg Harris - Kenneth Dunkin - Deborah Mell - Naomi D. Jakobsson - Christian L. Mitchell, Barbara Flynn Currie, Sam Yingling, Cynthia Soto, Lou Lang, Sara Feigenholtz, Robert F. Martwick, Robyn Gabel, Ann Williams, Daniel J. Burke, Maria Antonia Berrios, Kelly M. Cassidy, Mike Smiddy, Ed Sullivan, Jr., Ron Sandack, Laura Fine, Scott Drury, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., Deborah Conroy and Jehan A. Gordon-Booth)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  11/20/2013SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0597

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
735 ILCS 5/1-101from Ch. 110, par. 1-101


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Makes a technical change in the short title Section.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act. Contains provisions regarding legislative purpose, rules of construction, and severability. Provides that: all laws of this State applicable to marriage apply equally to marriages of same-sex and different-sex couples and their children; parties to a marriage and their children, regardless of whether the marriage is of a same-sex or different-sex couple, have the same benefits, protections, and responsibilities under law; parties to a marriage are included in any definition or use of terms such as "spouse", "family", "immediate family", "dependent", "next of kin", "wife", "husband", "bride", "groom", "wedlock", and other terms that refer to or denote the spousal relationship, as those terms are used throughout the law, regardless of whether the parties to a marriage are of the same sex or different sexes; and, to the extent that laws of this State adopt, refer to, or rely upon provisions of federal law as applicable to this State, parties to a marriage of the same sex and their children shall be treated under the laws of this State as if federal law recognized the marriages of same-sex couples in the same manner as the laws of this State. Amends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Makes changes concerning: parties who may marry; solemnization; use of a parish hall or other religious facility for solemnization or celebration of a marriage; prohibited marriages; and jurisdiction. Amends the Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Union Act to make changes and additions regarding recognition of marriages and to authorize the voluntary conversion of a civil union to a marriage under specified circumstances. Contains severability provisions. Effective 30 days after becoming law.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Provides that nothing in the Act is intended to abrogate, limit, or expand the ability of a religious denomination to exercise First Amendment rights protected by the United States Constitution or the Illinois Constitution nor is it intended to abrogate, limit, or expand the Illinois Human Rights Act or the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Makes corresponding changes in other portions of the Act. Provides that no church, mosque, synagogue, temple, nondenominational ministry, interdenominational or ecumenical organization, mission organization, or other organization whose principal purpose is the study, practice, or advancement of religion is required to provide religious facilities for the solemnization ceremony or celebration associated with the solemnization ceremony of a marriage if the solemnization ceremony or celebration associated with the solemnization ceremony is in violation of its religious beliefs. Provides that the named entities shall be immune from any civil, administrative, criminal penalty, claim, or cause of action based on its refusal to provide religious facilities for the solemnization ceremony or celebration associated with the solemnization ceremony of a marriage if the solemnization ceremony or celebration associated with the solemnization ceremony is in violation of its religious beliefs. Defines "religious facilities" as sanctuaries, parish halls, fellowship halls, and similar facilities and excluding facilities such as businesses, health care facilities, educational facilities, or social service agencies.

 Fiscal Note (Office of the Secretary of State)
 SB 10 has no fiscal impact on the Office of the Secretary of State.

 Balanced Budget Note (Office of Management and Budget)
 This bill does not have any significant fiscal impact to the State.

 Land Conveyance Appraisal Note (Dept. of Transportation)
 No land conveyances are included in this bill; therefore, there are no appraisals to be filed.

 Housing Affordability Impact Note (Housing Development Authority)
 This bill will have no effect on the cost of constructing, purchasing, owning, or selling a single-family residence.

 Correctional Note (Dept of Corrections)
 There are no penalty enhancements associated with this legislation. The bill would have no fiscal or population impact on the Department of Corrections.

 State Debt Impact Note (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
 This legislation would not change the amount of authorization for any type of State-issued or State-supported bond, and, therefore, would not affect the level of State indebtedness.

 Pension Note (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
 SB 10 will not have a discernible fiscal impact upon any public pension fund or retirement system in Illinois.

 Judicial Note (Admin Office of the Illinois Courts)
 This bill would neither increase nor decrease the number of judges needed in the State.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 SB 10 does not create a State mandate.

 Home Rule Note (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 SB 10 does not pre-empt home rule authority.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that nothing in the Act is intended to abrogate, limit, or expand the exemption for private clubs under the Illinois Human Rights Act. Removes the Section concerning the effective date of the Act.

 Land Conveyance Appraisal Note, House Floor Amendment No. 1 (Dept. of Transportation)
 No land conveyances are included in this bill; therefore, there are no appraisals to be filed.

 Correctional Note, House Floor Amendment No. 1 (Dept of Corrections)
 There are no penalty enhancements associated with this legislation. The bill would have no fiscal or population impact on the Department of Corrections.

 Judicial Note, House Floor Amendment No. 1 (Admin Office of the Illinois Courts)
 There may be an increase in judicial workloads, however, it is not possible to determine what impact the bill will have on the need to increase the number of judges needed in the State.

 Housing Affordability Impact Note, House Floor Amendment No. 1 (Housing Development Authority)
 This bill will have no effect on the cost of constructing, purchasing, owning, or selling a single-family residence.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2013SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  1/9/2013SenateFirst Reading
  1/9/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/15/2013SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Heather A. Steans
  1/30/2013SenateAssigned to Executive
  2/5/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Heather A. Steans
  2/5/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  2/5/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  2/5/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  2/5/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  2/5/2013SenateDo Pass as Amended Executive; 009-005-000
  2/5/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 6, 2013
  2/6/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  2/6/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  2/6/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  2/6/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  2/7/2013SenateSecond Reading
  2/7/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 13, 2013
  2/7/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  2/8/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  2/14/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Heather A. Steans
  2/14/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  2/14/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments;
  2/14/2013SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  2/14/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Steans
  2/14/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  2/14/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  2/14/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael W. Frerichs
  2/14/2013SenateThird Reading - Passed; 034-021-002
  2/14/2013SenateMotion Filed to Reconsider Vote Sen. Kwame Raoul
  2/14/2013SenateMotion to Reconsider Vote - Tabled Steans
  2/14/2013SenateThird Reading - Passed; 034-021-002
  2/14/2013HouseArrived in House
  2/14/2013HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  2/14/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/19/2013HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  2/21/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  2/21/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Mell
  2/21/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  2/21/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/21/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  2/21/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  2/21/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  2/21/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  2/21/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Martwick
  2/21/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  2/21/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann Williams
  2/21/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  2/21/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  2/26/2013HouseDo Pass / Standard Debate Executive Committee; 006-005-000
  2/26/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Standard Debate
  2/26/2013HouseSecond Reading - Standard Debate
  2/26/2013HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Standard Debate
  2/27/2013HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. David Reis
  2/27/2013HouseBalanced Budget Note Requested by Rep. Brad E. Halbrook
  2/27/2013HouseJudicial Note Requested by Rep. Wayne Rosenthal
  2/27/2013HouseState Debt Impact Note Requested by Rep. Mike Bost
  2/27/2013HousePension Note Requested by Rep. Josh Harms
  2/27/2013HouseHousing Affordability Impact Note Requested by Rep. Jeanne M Ives
  2/27/2013HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Requested by Rep. Thomas Morrison
  2/27/2013HouseCorrectional Note Requested by Rep. John D. Cavaletto
  2/27/2013HouseHome Rule Note Requested by Rep. David McSweeney
  2/27/2013HouseLand Conveyance Appraisal Note Requested by Rep. Dwight Kay
  2/27/2013HouseHome Rule Note Requested - Withdrawn by Rep. David McSweeney
  2/27/2013HouseFiscal Note Filed
  2/27/2013HouseBalanced Budget Note Filed
  2/27/2013HouseLand Conveyance Appraisal Note Filed
  2/27/2013HouseHousing Affordability Impact Note Filed
  2/28/2013HouseCorrectional Note Filed
  2/28/2013HouseState Debt Impact Note Filed
  2/28/2013HousePension Note Filed
  2/28/2013HouseJudicial Note Filed
  3/1/2013HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Filed
  3/8/2013HouseHome Rule Note Filed
  3/12/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  4/4/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  4/11/2013HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  4/11/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  4/11/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  4/11/2013HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  4/11/2013HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  4/11/2013HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  4/11/2013HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  4/11/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  4/11/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  4/18/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Smiddy
  4/26/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/24/2013HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2013
  5/31/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  5/31/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Sandack
  5/31/2013HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) August 31, 2013
  6/4/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  6/19/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Scott Drury
  8/31/2013HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) November 30, 2013
  9/3/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  10/22/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Conroy
  11/5/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Greg Harris
  11/5/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  11/5/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  11/5/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan A. Gordon-Booth
  11/5/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Land Conveyance Appraisal Note Filed as Amended
  11/5/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Correctional Note Filed as Amended
  11/5/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Judicial Note Filed as Amended
  11/5/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Housing Affordability Impact Note Filed as Amended
  11/5/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted 059-052-001
  11/5/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  11/5/2013HouseThird Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 061-054-002
  11/5/2013HouseMotion Filed to Reconsider Vote Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  11/5/2013House(M1) Motion Moved to Table the Motion to Reconsider the Vote Rep. Greg Harris
  11/5/2013HouseMotion to Reconsider Vote - Tabled
  11/5/2013SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  11/5/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - November 5, 2013
  11/5/2013SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Heather A. Steans
  11/5/2013SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  11/5/2013SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  11/5/2013SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 032-021-000
  11/5/2013SenateMotion Filed to Reconsider Vote Sen. Don Harmon
  11/5/2013SenateMotion to Reconsider Vote - Tabled
  11/5/2013SenateSenate Concurs 032-021-000
  11/5/2013SenatePassed Both Houses
  11/6/2013SenateSent to the Governor
  11/20/2013SenateGovernor Approved
  11/20/2013SenateEffective Date June 1, 2014
  11/20/2013SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0597

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