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 Bill Status of HB2449  94th General Assembly


Short Description:  VEH CD-RR EMPLOYEE FIRST AID

House Sponsors
Rep. Eddie Washington - Jay C. Hoffman - Robert S. Molaro - Donald L. Moffitt - Mike Boland, David E. Miller, John A. Fritchey, Thomas Holbrook, Milton Patterson, Cynthia Soto, Lou Lang, Patricia Bailey, Jack McGuire, William Delgado, Patrick J Verschoore, Kenneth Dunkin and Dan Brady

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. William R. Haine - John O. Jones - Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson - Dale E. Risinger - Antonio Munoz, Adeline Jay Geo-Karis, Terry Link, M. Maggie Crotty, Martin A. Sandoval, James F. Clayborne, Jr., Iris Y. Martinez, Jacqueline Y. Collins, Dale A. Righter and Richard J. Winkel, Jr.)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/26/2005HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0318

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/18c-7402.2 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that it is unlawful for a railroad or any of its employees to interfere in any way with a railroad employee's effort to obtain first aid or medical treatment for an injury suffered in the course of employment. Provides that it is unlawful for a railroad or any of its employees to discipline or threaten to discipline an employee for requesting treatment for a job-related injury. Provides that a violation is a business offense punishable by a fine of not more than $10,000.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
625 ILCS 5/18c-7402.2 new
Adds reference to:
New Act

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Railroad Employees Medical Treatment Act. Inserts in the new Act the provisions of the original bill, with additions. Provides that the new Act does not require a railroad or railroad employee to perform first aid or medical care. Provides that the new Act does not prevent an employer from (i) noting in an employee's record that an injury occurred or (ii) offering light duty or an alternate work assignment to an injured employee, if the light duty or alternate work assignment does not conflict with the orders or treatment plan of the employee's treating physician.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note (H-AM 1) (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 Does not create a state mandate under the State Mandates Act.

 Fiscal Note (H-AM 1) (Illinois Commerce Commission)
 No fiscal impact.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes language providing that a violation of the Act is a business offense. Provides that the Illinois Commerce Commission has exclusive jurisdiction to determine violations of the Act and shall impose, for each violation, a penalty in an amount not exceeding $10,000 as the exclusive remedy for any violation of the Act. Provides that the Commission shall give priority to any complaint alleging a violation of the Act and shall issue its decision promptly.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/17/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Eddie Washington
  2/17/2005HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/18/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay C. Hoffman
  2/18/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert S. Molaro
  2/18/2005HouseAssigned to Transportation and Motor Vehicles Committee
  3/2/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  3/3/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David E. Miller
  3/3/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John A. Fritchey
  3/8/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  3/8/2005HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Transportation and Motor Vehicles Committee; 015-002-006
  3/9/2005HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2005HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  3/16/2005HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Milton Patterson
  3/16/2005HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  3/16/2005HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  3/16/2005HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Patricia Bailey
  3/16/2005HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/16/2005HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/4/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack McGuire
  4/6/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Eddie Washington
  4/6/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/7/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Delgado
  4/7/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/11/2005HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Terry R. Parke; As Amended
  4/11/2005HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Requested by Rep. Terry R. Parke; As Amended
  4/11/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  4/11/2005HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J Verschoore
  4/12/2005HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Filed As Amended by HA 1
  4/12/2005HouseFiscal Note Filed As Amended by HA 1
  4/12/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/13/2005HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  4/13/2005HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
  4/13/2005HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 072-041-003
  4/14/2005SenateArrive in Senate
  4/14/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 15, 2005
  4/14/2005SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. William R. Haine
  4/14/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John O. Jones
  4/14/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson
  4/15/2005SenateFirst Reading
  4/15/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  4/20/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale E. Risinger
  4/20/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Munoz
  4/20/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Adeline Jay Geo-Karis
  4/20/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  4/20/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  4/20/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  4/21/2005SenateAssigned to Transportation
  4/21/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
  4/25/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  5/3/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/4/2005SenateDo Pass Transportation; 009-000-000
  5/4/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 5, 2005
  5/10/2005SenateSecond Reading
  5/10/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 11, 2005
  5/10/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale A. Righter
  5/10/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Richard J. Winkel, Jr.
  5/11/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. William R. Haine
  5/11/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  5/16/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Transportation
  5/18/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Be Adopted Transportation; 009-000-000
  5/19/2005SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/19/2005SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Haine
  5/19/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/19/2005SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  5/19/2005HouseArrived in House
  5/19/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/19/2005HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Eddie Washington
  5/19/2005HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/23/2005HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Transportation and Motor Vehicles Committee
  5/25/2005HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends be Adopted Transportation and Motor Vehicles Committee; 025-000-000
  5/28/2005HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 112-000-000
  5/28/2005HousePassed Both Houses
  6/24/2005HouseSent to the Governor
  7/26/2005HouseGovernor Approved
  7/26/2005HouseEffective Date January 1, 2006
  7/26/2005HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0318

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