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 Bill Status of HB1610  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  EMERGENCY PHONE ACT-DISABLED

House Sponsors
Rep. Karen May - Jehan A. Gordon - Kevin A. McCarthy - Dave Winters - Michael W. Tryon, Patricia R. Bellock, Carol A. Sente, Michael J. Zalewski, Thomas Holbrook, Randy Ramey, Jr., Jack D. Franks, Keith Farnham, Linda Chapa LaVia, Sidney H. Mathias and David Harris

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. John J. Millner - David S. Luechtefeld - M. Maggie Crotty, Edward D. Maloney, Ira I. Silverstein, John G. Mulroe, Don Harmon and Martin A. Sandoval)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/6/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0082

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
50 ILCS 750/15.2afrom Ch. 134, par. 45.2a


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Emergency Telephone System Act. Provides that in order to enable access to a 9-1-1 system for cognitively-impaired, disabled, or special needs persons, the installation or connection of any automatic alarm, automatic alerting device, or mechanical dialer shall be allowed. Provides that the device shall be used only in an emergency situation reported by a caregiver after initiating a missing person's report. Sets forth the requirements for the device.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Karen May
  2/15/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2011HouseAssigned to Telecommunications
  3/2/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan A. Gordon
  3/2/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy
  3/2/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Winters
  3/2/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  3/2/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/2/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  3/2/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  3/3/2011HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Telecommunications; 013-000-000
  3/3/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/3/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  3/3/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy Ramey, Jr.
  3/8/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/8/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/10/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 111-000-000
  3/10/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  3/10/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  3/10/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/10/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  3/10/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
  3/14/2011SenateArrive in Senate
  3/14/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/14/2011SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  3/14/2011SenateFirst Reading
  3/14/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/7/2011SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. John J. Millner
  5/4/2011SenateAssigned to Executive
  5/10/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David S. Luechtefeld
  5/11/2011SenateDo Pass Executive; 012-001-000
  5/11/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 12, 2011
  5/12/2011SenateSecond Reading
  5/12/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 13, 2011
  5/12/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  5/17/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Edward D. Maloney
  5/18/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  5/19/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
  5/19/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  5/22/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  5/22/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 038-004-000
  5/22/2011HousePassed Both Houses
  5/30/2011HouseSent to the Governor
  7/6/2011HouseGovernor Approved
  7/6/2011HouseEffective Date January 1, 2012
  7/6/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0082

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