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 Bill Status of HB1264  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  LEGISLATIVE OFFICE ALLOWANCE

House Sponsors
Rep. Keith Farnham - Karen May - Deborah Mell, Jack D. Franks, Fred Crespo, Sara Feigenholtz, Emily McAsey, Jehan A. Gordon, Michelle Mussman, David Harris, Dwight Kay and Michael G. Connelly

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
25 ILCS 115/4from Ch. 63, par. 15.1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the General Assembly Compensation Act. Decreases the base allowance for House members to $54,900 and Senate members to $65,700 beginning July 1, 2011 (instead of $61,000 for House members and $73,000 for Senate members beginning July 1, 2001). Provides that beginning July 1, 2011, members of the General Assembly are prohibited from receiving and shall not receive any annual percentage increase in their office allowances based on a cost of living adjustment or a fixed amount. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the General Assembly Compensation Act. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2011, the base allowance for House members is $62,460 and Senate members is $74,700. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2011, members of the General Assembly are prohibited from receiving and shall not receive any annual percentage increase in their office allowances based on a cost of living adjustment or a fixed amount. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Keith Farnham
  2/8/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/14/2011HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  3/2/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  3/2/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Mell
  3/2/2011HouseMotion Do Pass - Lost State Government Administration Committee; 007-007-000
  3/2/2011HouseRemains in State Government Administration Committee
  3/9/2011HouseDo Pass / Short Debate State Government Administration Committee; 014-002-000
  3/9/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/29/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Keith Farnham
  3/29/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/30/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to State Government Administration Committee
  3/31/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  3/31/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  3/31/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/31/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emily McAsey
  3/31/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan A. Gordon
  3/31/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  3/31/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
  3/31/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dwight Kay
  4/6/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted State Government Administration Committee; 010-006-000
  4/7/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/7/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  4/7/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/8/2011HouseThird Reading - Consideration Postponed
  4/8/2011HousePlaced on Calendar - Consideration Postponed April 8, 2011
  4/15/2011HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/10/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael G. Connelly
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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