Bill Status of HB0231  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  STATE HOLIDAY-OBAMA BIRTHDAY

House Sponsors
Rep. André Thapedi - David Harris - Linda Chapa LaVia - Daniel Swanson

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 490/61 new
10 ILCS 5/1-6
30 ILCS 500/15-45
105 ILCS 5/24-2from Ch. 122, par. 24-2
205 ILCS 630/17from Ch. 17, par. 2201


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Designates President Barack Obama's date of birth, August 4, as a legal holiday on which to hold appropriate exercises in commemoration of him. Includes that when the day falls on a Sunday, the following Monday shall be held and considered the holiday. Amends the Election Code, the Illinois Procurement Code, the School Code, and the Promissory Note and Bank Holiday Act to include Barack Obama's birthday as a holiday. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  12/9/2016HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. André Thapedi
  1/11/2017HouseFirst Reading
  1/11/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/25/2017HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  3/23/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
  3/23/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/23/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Swanson
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee