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 Bill Status of HB3346  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  WOMEN VETERANS TASK FORCE

House Sponsors
Rep. Barbara Wheeler - Kay Hatcher - Jeanne M Ives - Stephanie A. Kifowit - Linda Chapa LaVia, Deborah Conroy, Sam Yingling, David Harris, John M. Cabello, Kenneth Dunkin, Patricia R. Bellock, Tom Demmer, Ann Williams, Martin J. Moylan, Edward J. Acevedo, Wayne Rosenthal, Carol A. Sente, Mike Bost, Michael W. Tryon, Jerry F. Costello, II, Fred Crespo, Brandon W. Phelps, Patrick J. Verschoore, Daniel V. Beiser, Frank J. Mautino, John E. Bradley, Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr., Katherine Cloonen, Mike Smiddy, Lawrence M. Walsh, Jr., Al Riley and Jim Sacia

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Pamela J. Althoff - Julie A. Morrison - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Kirk W. Dillard, Chapin Rose and Michael Connelly)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/12/2013HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0310

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2805/31 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Creates the Women Veterans Task Force within the Department of Veterans' Affairs and comprised of women veterans to examine the needs of women veterans with respect to issues including, but not limited to, compensation, rehabilitation, outreach, health care, and issues facing women veterans in the community, and to offer solutions on how best to meet these needs. Contains provisions concerning the composition of the Task Force; vacancies; duties; reporting requirements; and duration. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
20 ILCS 2805/31 new
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 2805/20

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Provides that for fiscal year 2014, the Illinois Discharged Servicemember Task Force shall include the needs of women veterans with respect to issues including, but not limited to, compensation, rehabilitation, outreach, health care, and issues facing women veterans in the community, and to offer recommendations on how best to alleviate these needs which shall be included in the Task Force Annual Report for 2014. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kay Hatcher
  2/26/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/26/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Katherine Cloonen
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jeanne M Ives
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Conroy
  3/7/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
  3/11/2013HouseAssigned to Veterans' Affairs Committee
  3/22/2013HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Veterans' Affairs Committee; 017-000-000
  3/22/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/22/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
  4/9/2013HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  4/10/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2013HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kay Hatcher
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kay Hatcher
  4/10/2013HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Kay Hatcher
  4/10/2013HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Conroy
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Conroy
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/10/2013HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Katherine Cloonen
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Demmer
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann Williams
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Wayne Rosenthal
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry F. Costello, II
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frank J. Mautino
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John E. Bradley
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katherine Cloonen
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Smiddy
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence M. Walsh, Jr.
  4/10/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  4/11/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  4/11/2013HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 112-000-000
  4/12/2013SenateArrive in Senate
  4/12/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/12/2013SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  4/12/2013SenateFirst Reading
  4/12/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/24/2013SenateAssigned to State Government and Veterans Affairs
  5/1/2013SenateDo Pass State Government and Veterans Affairs; 008-000-000
  5/1/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 2, 2013
  5/1/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  5/8/2013SenateSecond Reading
  5/8/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 9, 2013
  5/8/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  5/8/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/14/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to State Government and Veterans Affairs
  5/15/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt State Government and Veterans Affairs; 008-000-000
  5/23/2013SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/23/2013SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Althoff
  5/23/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/23/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  5/23/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/23/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Chapin Rose
  5/23/2013SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
  5/23/2013SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/23/2013HouseArrived in House
  5/23/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/23/2013HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  5/23/2013HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/28/2013HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
  5/28/2013HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 117-000-000
  5/28/2013HouseHouse Concurs
  5/28/2013HousePassed Both Houses
  6/19/2013HouseSent to the Governor
  8/12/2013HouseGovernor Approved
  8/12/2013HouseEffective Date August 12, 2013
  8/12/2013HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0310

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