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 Bill Status of SB3552  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  CTY CD-REMOVAL OF APPOINTEES

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Julie A. Morrison - Pamela J. Althoff - Melinda Bush - Karen McConnaughay - Linda Holmes

House Sponsors
(Rep. Sam Yingling - Carol A. Sente - Ed Sullivan, Jr. - JoAnn D. Osmond - Deborah Conroy, Jack D. Franks, Barbara Wheeler, Dennis M. Reboletti, Linda Chapa LaVia, Natalie A. Manley, Kathleen Willis, Martin J. Moylan, Laura Fine, Elaine Nekritz, Anna Moeller, Kelly Burke, Frances Ann Hurley, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Michelle Mussman, Ann Williams, Sara Feigenholtz, Robert F. Martwick and Ron Sandack)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/21/2014SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0779

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
55 ILCS 5/5-1133


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code. Provides that a county board may by ordinance adopt a code of conduct regarding the accountability, fiscal responsibility, procurement authority, transparency, and ethical conduct of county appointees in addition to those mandated by law for and applicable to the appointees of any unit of local government. Provides that appointees appointed by a county board chairman or county executive, with or without the consent of the county board, may be removed from office for violating the code of conduct by the county board chairman or county executive with concurrence by a majority vote of the county board. Requires that reasonable notice of the violation and a hearing before the county board or its designee shall be provided to the appointee prior to the vote. Provides that appointees appointed by the county board may be removed by a majority vote of the county board for violating the code of conduct after providing the appointee with reasonable notice of the violation and a hearing before the county board or its designee.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Counties Code. Provides that a county board may by ordinance adopt a code of conduct regarding the fiscal responsibility and procurement authority, as required by State law, local ordinance, or county board policy, as well as the accountability, transparency, and ethical conduct of county appointees, in addition to those requirements mandated by law for and applicable to the appointees of any unit of local government. Provides that appointees appointed by a county board chairman or county executive, with or without the consent of the county board, may be removed from office for violating the code of conduct by the county board chairman or county executive with concurrence by a 2/3 majority vote of the county board. Requires that reasonable notice of the violation and a hearing before the county board or its designee shall be provided to the appointee prior to the vote. Provides that appointees appointed by the county board may be removed by a 2/3 majority vote of the county board for violating the code of conduct after providing the appointee with reasonable notice of the violation and a hearing before the county board or its designee.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Exempts the removal of county superintendent of highways and county engineer from the provisions of the amendatory Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2014SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  2/14/2014SenateFirst Reading
  2/14/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/25/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  2/25/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  2/25/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Karen McConnaughay
  3/5/2014SenateAssigned to Local Government
  3/12/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/12/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/12/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/19/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Local Government
  3/20/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/20/2014SenateDo Pass as Amended Local Government; 012-000-000
  3/20/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 21, 2014
  3/27/2014SenateSecond Reading
  3/27/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 1, 2014
  4/1/2014SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  4/2/2014HouseArrived in House
  4/2/2014HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  4/2/2014HouseFirst Reading
  4/2/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/3/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  4/3/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  4/3/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond
  4/3/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/3/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  4/3/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  4/3/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/4/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Conroy
  4/4/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  4/4/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  4/4/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  4/4/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  4/4/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  4/4/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  4/4/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly Burke
  4/4/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  4/4/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  4/4/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  4/4/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann Williams
  4/4/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  4/4/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Martwick
  4/4/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Sandack
  4/23/2014HouseAssigned to Counties & Townships Committee
  5/1/2014HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Counties & Townships Committee; 005-000-000
  5/1/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/6/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sam Yingling
  5/6/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/12/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Counties & Townships Committee
  5/16/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Counties & Townships Committee; 005-000-000
  5/21/2014HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/21/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/21/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/23/2014HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 30, 2014
  5/26/2014HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 108-000-000
  5/26/2014SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/26/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 27, 2014
  5/27/2014SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  5/27/2014SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/28/2014SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Local Government
  5/29/2014SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Local Government; 010-000-000
  5/29/2014SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 057-000-000
  5/29/2014SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/27/2014SenateSent to the Governor
  7/21/2014SenateGovernor Approved
  7/21/2014SenateEffective Date January 1, 2015
  7/21/2014SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0779

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