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 Bill Status of SB3402  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  IL COUNCIL ON WOMEN & GIRLS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins - Karen McConnaughay

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/19/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 23, 2018

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Illinois Council on Women and Girls Act. Creates the Illinois Council on Women and Girls. Provides that the Council shall advise the Governor and the General Assembly on policy issues impacting women and girls in this State with specified goals. Provides for the appointment of members to the Council. Provides for the meetings and operations of the Council. Requires the Council to issue semi-annual reports on its policy recommendations by June 30th and December 31st of each year to the Governor and the General Assembly. Provides findings and declaration of policy. Provides a severability clause. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Provides that the Illinois Council on Women and Girls shall, among other policy issues impacting women and girls in this State, work to prevent and protect women from domestic violence. Specifies additional policy goals for the Illinois Council on Women and Girls. Provides that the appointing authorities shall ensure that the Council is diverse with respect to gender identity, among other aspects. Provides that the Director of Human Rights and the Director of Labor, among other State agency heads, shall each appoint one liaison to serve as an ex officio member of the Council. Provides that the Council shall meet at least once per quarter (rather than once per month). Provides that a majority of current non-ex officio members (rather than 11 members) of the Council shall constitute a quorum. Provides for the electronic submission of reports to the Governor and General Assembly. Adds provisions to a Section concerning findings and declaration of policy. Modifies and defines terms. Makes conforming and other changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/16/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/16/2018SenateFirst Reading
  2/16/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/27/2018SenateAssigned to State Government
  3/14/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Karen McConnaughay
  4/4/2018SenatePostponed - State Government
  4/4/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/4/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/10/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to State Government
  4/11/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/12/2018SenateDo Pass as Amended State Government; 007-000-000
  4/12/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 17, 2018
  4/19/2018SenateSecond Reading
  4/19/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 23, 2018

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