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 Bill Status of HB5528  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  FIRST RESPONSE BROADCASTERS

House Sponsors
Rep. John E. Bradley - Patricia R. Bellock - Jerry F. Costello, II - Robert W. Pritchard

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Antonio Muņoz - Kirk W. Dillard and Wm. Sam McCann)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/25/2013HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-1155

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Create the First Response Broadcasters Act. Defines "broadcaster" and "first response broadcaster". Provides that broadcasters shall, in cooperation with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency and the Illinois Broadcasters Association or its successor organization, develop comprehensive, coordinated plans for preparing for and responding appropriately to an emergency or disaster. Sets forth procedures for training and certification of broadcasters and priorities for distribution and confiscation of equipment, supplies, and facilities. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the First Informer Broadcasters Act. Defines "broadcaster" and "first informer broadcaster". Provides that broadcasters shall, in cooperation with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency and the Illinois Broadcasters Association or its successor organization, develop comprehensive, coordinated plans for preparing for and responding appropriately to an emergency or disaster. Authorizes any Statewide organization, or any member of a Statewide organization, that represents broadcasters, cable television communications, or any other provider that uses emerging technologies to establish a program for the training and certification of broadcast engineers and technical personnel as first informer broadcasters. Sets forth procedures for the training and certification. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 3
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the First Informer Broadcasters Act. Defines "broadcaster" and "first informer broadcaster". Provides that broadcasters may (now, shall), in cooperation with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency and the Illinois Broadcasters Association or its successor organization, develop comprehensive, coordinated plans for preparing for and responding appropriately to an emergency or disaster. Authorizes any Statewide organization, or any member of a Statewide organization, that represents broadcasters, cable television communications, or any other provider that uses emerging technologies to establish a program for the training and certification of broadcast engineers and technical personnel as first informer broadcasters. Sets forth procedures for the training and certification. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John E. Bradley
  2/15/2012HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2012HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  2/28/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. John E. Bradley
  2/28/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/29/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Health Care Licenses Committee
  3/2/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. John E. Bradley
  3/2/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/5/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Health Care Licenses Committee
  3/7/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted in Health Care Licenses Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/7/2012HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Health Care Licenses Committee; 006-000-000
  3/7/2012HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/7/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  3/9/2012HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/9/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/12/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. John E. Bradley
  3/12/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/21/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Rules Refers to Health Care Licenses Committee
  3/22/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Health Care Licenses Committee; 006-000-000
  3/22/2012HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/22/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted by Voice Vote
  3/22/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/23/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/27/2012HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-000
  3/27/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry F. Costello, II
  3/27/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  3/27/2012SenateArrive in Senate
  3/27/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 28, 2012
  3/27/2012SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muņoz
  3/27/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  3/28/2012SenateFirst Reading
  3/28/2012SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/11/2012SenateAssigned to Public Health
  4/25/2012SenateDo Pass Public Health; 010-000-000
  4/25/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 26, 2012
  5/30/2012SenateSecond Reading
  5/30/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 31, 2012
  5/30/2012SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2012
  7/1/2012SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  11/29/2012SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  1/2/2013SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  1/2/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading January 3, 2013
  1/2/2013SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As January 8, 2013
  1/3/2013SenateThird Reading - Passed; 050-000-000
  1/3/2013HousePassed Both Houses
  1/8/2013HouseSent to the Governor
  1/25/2013HouseGovernor Approved
  1/25/2013HouseEffective Date January 25, 2013
  1/25/2013HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-1155

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