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 Bill Status of SB2837  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  SOS-VETERANS-ID CARD & LICENSE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Pamela J. Althoff - Christine J. Johnson - William E. Brady - Wm. Sam McCann - Iris Y. Martinez, Edward D. Maloney, Michael Noland and Martin A. Sandoval

House Sponsors
(Rep. Mike Fortner - Michael Unes - Linda Chapa LaVia - Sandy Cole - John D'Amico, Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr., Thomas Morrison, JoAnn D. Osmond, Chris Nybo, Fred Crespo, Donald L. Moffitt, Kay Hatcher, Tom Cross, Jehan A. Gordon, Lawrence M. Walsh, Jr., Keith Farnham, Daniel V. Beiser, Michelle Mussman, Jerry F. Costello, II, Lisa M. Dugan, Jack D. Franks, Patricia R. Bellock, Sandra M. Pihos, Sidney H. Mathias, Renée Kosel, Joe Sosnowski, Chad Hays, Rich Brauer, Raymond Poe, Jerry L. Mitchell, Brad E. Halbrook, Michael P. McAuliffe, Chapin Rose, Richard Morthland, Michael G. Connelly, Paul Evans and Jim Sacia)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/5/2012SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0739

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
15 ILCS 335/4from Ch. 124, par. 24
15 ILCS 335/5from Ch. 124, par. 25
15 ILCS 335/11from Ch. 124, par. 31
625 ILCS 5/2-123from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 2-123
625 ILCS 5/6-106from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-106
625 ILCS 5/6-110from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-110


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Identification Card Act and Illinois Vehicle Code to provide that: the Secretary of State must inquire as to whether an applicant for a State identification card or driver's license is a veteran for purposes of issuing a State identification card or driver's license with a veteran designation; the Secretary shall determine by rule what forms of proof of a person's status as a veteran are acceptable; and the Secretary may disclose an individual's social security number or associated information to the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs for the purpose of confirming veteran status. Defines "veteran" and other terms. Effective January 1, 2013.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds legislative findings. Provides that to assist the State in identifying veterans and in delivering vital services and benefits, the Secretary of State is authorized to issue Illinois Identification Cards, Illinois Disabled Person Identification Cards, and drivers' licenses with the word "veteran" appearing on the face of the cards. Provides that the Secretary may not issue any other identification card or driver's license which identifies an occupation, status, affiliation, hobby, or other unique characteristics of the holder which is unrelated to the purpose of the identification card or license. Provides that the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs shall confirm the status of the applicant as an honorably discharged veteran before the Secretary may issue the identification card or driver's license. Provides that the Secretary shall implement the provisions of the amendatory Act no later than July 1, 2015.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/24/2012SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  1/24/2012SenateFirst Reading
  1/24/2012SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/31/2012SenateAssigned to State Government and Veterans Affairs
  2/9/2012SenateDo Pass State Government and Veterans Affairs; 009-000-000
  2/9/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 22, 2012
  3/1/2012SenateSecond Reading
  3/1/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 6, 2012
  3/7/2012SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Christine J. Johnson
  3/27/2012SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. William E. Brady
  3/27/2012SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  3/28/2012SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/28/2012SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Edward D. Maloney
  3/28/2012SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  3/28/2012HouseArrived in House
  3/28/2012HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  3/28/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/28/2012HouseFirst Reading
  3/28/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/29/2012HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  3/29/2012HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond
  3/29/2012HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond
  3/30/2012HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kay Hatcher
  3/30/2012HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Kay Hatcher
  4/11/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.
  4/16/2012HouseAssigned to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  4/18/2012SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  4/19/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Morrison
  4/24/2012HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Unes
  4/24/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/24/2012HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Michael Unes
  4/24/2012HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/24/2012HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/24/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond
  4/26/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Nybo
  5/2/2012HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; 009-000-000
  5/2/2012HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/2/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  5/2/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  5/2/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John D'Amico
  5/2/2012HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. John D'Amico
  5/8/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Mike Fortner
  5/8/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/9/2012HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John D'Amico
  5/9/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kay Hatcher
  5/14/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Cross
  5/21/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to State Government Administration Committee
  5/22/2012HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/22/2012HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/23/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted State Government Administration Committee; 013-000-000
  5/23/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan A. Gordon
  5/23/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence M. Walsh, Jr.
  5/23/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  5/23/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  5/23/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  5/23/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry F. Costello, II
  5/23/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  5/25/2012HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2012
  5/26/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  5/26/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/28/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  5/28/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  5/28/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  5/28/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  5/28/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Renée Kosel
  5/28/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  5/28/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Chad Hays
  5/28/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rich Brauer
  5/28/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Raymond Poe
  5/28/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry L. Mitchell
  5/28/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Brad E. Halbrook
  5/28/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  5/28/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Chapin Rose
  5/28/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Richard Morthland
  5/28/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael G. Connelly
  5/28/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul Evans
  5/28/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  5/28/2012HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 112-000-000
  5/28/2012SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/28/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 29, 2012
  5/28/2012SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  5/28/2012SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/28/2012SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to State Government and Veterans Affairs
  5/29/2012SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt State Government and Veterans Affairs; 009-000-000
  5/30/2012SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 054-000-000
  5/30/2012SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/31/2012SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  6/28/2012SenateSent to the Governor
  7/5/2012SenateGovernor Approved
  7/5/2012SenateEffective Date January 1, 2013
  7/5/2012SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0739

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