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 Bill Status of HB2656  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  VETERANS' SUICIDE TASK FORCE

House Sponsors
Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2805/2h new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Contains provisions concerning the establishment of various programs and services for the benefit of veterans including an educational success program for veterans experiencing specified difficulties in higher education; a family preparation course for the families of returning veterans; a transition program for returning veterans that reside in the State; a system that allows veterans to file a specified federal form immediately upon discharge; creation of an employer training program; and a standard statewide peer-to-peer training program to familiarize veterans with the veterans' services available at the local, State, and federal levels. Requires the Department of Veterans' Affairs to adopt any rules necessary to implement these provisions.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  2/8/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Veterans' Affairs Committee
  2/22/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  2/22/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/23/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Veterans' Affairs Committee
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/31/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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