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 Bill Status of HB2859  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  DCEO-JOB TRAINING-UNEMPLOYMENT

House Sponsors
Rep. Mary E. Flowers - LaToya Greenwood - Mike Fortner - Robert Rita - La Shawn K. Ford

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/6/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 605/605-415


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to survey the various counties of the State to assess the degree of labor surplus on a monthly basis. Requires the Department to give priority to providing grants under its Job Training and Economic Development Grant Program for the purpose of job-training programs in any county or counties which have an unemployment rate in excess of 110% of the U.S. civilian unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted for comparable periods.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that in employment and appointments to fill positions in the projects created under the Job Training and Economic Development Grant Program, preference shall be given to qualified applicants who are disadvantaged persons or second chance felons.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Requires the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to survey the various counties of the State to assess the degree of labor surplus on an annual basis (rather than a monthly basis).

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  2/9/2017HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  2/9/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Economic Opportunity Committee
  3/16/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  3/22/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  3/22/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/23/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Economic Opportunity Committee
  3/23/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
  3/23/2017HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
  3/28/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Economic Opportunity Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/28/2017HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Economic Opportunity Committee; 007-001-000
  3/29/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/29/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  3/29/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
  4/25/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  4/25/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/26/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/26/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2017HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/28/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/30/2017HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 005-000-000
  5/30/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/30/2017HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
  5/31/2017HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2017
  6/25/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  6/25/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  6/30/2017HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) July 7, 2017
  7/6/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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