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 Bill Status of HB3185  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  EDUCATION-TECH

House Sponsors
Rep. Carol Ammons

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Scott M. Bennett )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/27/2017SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 70/36mfrom Ch. 24 1/2, par. 38b12


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Universities Civil Service Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning temporary appointments.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
110 ILCS 70/36m
Adds reference to:
110 ILCS 70/36bfrom Ch. 24 1/2, par. 38b1
110 ILCS 70/36cfrom Ch. 24 1/2, par. 38b2
110 ILCS 70/36dfrom Ch. 24 1/2, par. 38b3
110 ILCS 70/36efrom Ch. 24 1/2, par. 38b4
110 ILCS 70/36ffrom Ch. 24 1/2, par. 38b5
110 ILCS 70/36gfrom Ch. 24 1/2, par. 38b6
110 ILCS 70/36g-1from Ch. 24 1/2, par. 38b6.1
110 ILCS 70/36hfrom Ch. 24 1/2, par. 38b7
110 ILCS 70/36jfrom Ch. 24 1/2, par. 38b9
110 ILCS 70/36ofrom Ch. 24 1/2, par. 38b14
110 ILCS 70/36pfrom Ch. 24 1/2, par. 38b15
110 ILCS 70/36sfrom Ch. 24 1/2, par. 38b18

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the State Universities Civil Service Act. Removes references to the abolished State Community College of East St. Louis. Removes outdated provisions. Removes a requirement that vacancies be filled by promotion whenever practicable. Allows the Merit Board to issue subpoenas in the course of any investigation or hearing conducted pursuant to the Act. Removes the power of the Merit Board to set probationary periods of employment. Changes various references from "Director" to "Executive Director". Provides for the appointment of Designated Employer Representatives. Provides that the enumeration of specific duties and powers that the Merit Board may delegate to the Executive Director does not preclude the Merit Board from delegating other duties and powers. Allows the Merit Board to authorize the creation and use of pilot programs to further the goals of the Act. Allows examinations under the Act to be in various forms. Requires examinations in the same classification to be uniform, and provides for the waiver of examination requirements in specified circumstances. Makes changes to provisions concerning veteran preferences and active military service. Moves certain provisions concerning employees promoted in the promotional line and seniority. Makes changes concerning hearings on demotion, removal, or discharge. Expands nondiscrimination protections to include ancestry, age, marital status, order of protection status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or unfavorable discharge from the military.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
With respect to the University Civil Service Merit Board, changes a reference from "chairman" to "chairperson". Removes duplicate language concerning examinations. Allows for the waiver of examination requirements for additional positions, entry level only (instead of just additional positions). Restores language that provides that employees in positions covered by the State Universities Civil Service Act who, while in good standing, leave to engage in military service during a period of hostility shall be given credit for seniority purposes for time served in the armed forces. Makes technical corrections.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Carol Ammons
  2/9/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/21/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Carol Ammons
  3/21/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/23/2017HouseRe-assigned to Personnel & Pensions Committee
  3/23/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Personnel & Pensions Committee
  3/30/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Personnel & Pensions Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/30/2017HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Personnel & Pensions Committee; 014-000-000
  3/30/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2017HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/27/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/27/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/28/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/28/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/15/2017HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  5/15/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/15/2017HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 26, 2017
  5/15/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  5/23/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/23/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  5/23/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/26/2017HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
  5/31/2017HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2017
  6/26/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 106-000-000
  6/27/2017SenateArrive in Senate
  6/27/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  6/27/2017SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  6/27/2017SenateFirst Reading
  6/27/2017SenateReferred to Assignments

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