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 Bill Status of HB5503  98th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Tom Demmer

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Michael Connelly)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/16/2014HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0738

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
55 ILCS 5/6-31012 new
65 ILCS 5/8-8-10.5 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code. Provides that each fiscal year, within 30 days of the close of an audit of the county's funds and accounts, the auditor conducting the audit shall: (1) provide a copy of any management letter and a copy of any audited financial statements to each member of the county board; and (2) present the information from the audit to the county board either in person or by a live phone or web connection during a public meeting. Provides that if the county maintains an Internet website, the county board shall post the information contained in any management letter or financial statements to its website. Makes similar changes in the Illinois Municipal Code.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Changes the number of days after the close of the audit to present information from 30 days to 60 days.

DateChamber Action
  2/13/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Tom Demmer
  2/13/2014HouseFirst Reading
  2/13/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/24/2014HouseAssigned to Counties & Townships Committee
  3/6/2014HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Counties & Townships Committee; 005-000-000
  3/6/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/21/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Tom Demmer
  3/21/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/24/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
  3/24/2014HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/24/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/24/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/1/2014HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  4/1/2014SenateArrive in Senate
  4/1/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 2, 2014
  4/2/2014SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
  4/2/2014SenateFirst Reading
  4/2/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/30/2014SenateAssigned to Local Government
  5/7/2014SenateDo Pass Local Government; 012-000-000
  5/7/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 8, 2014
  5/8/2014SenateSecond Reading
  5/8/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 12, 2014
  5/22/2014SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/22/2014HousePassed Both Houses
  6/20/2014HouseSent to the Governor
  7/16/2014HouseGovernor Approved
  7/16/2014HouseEffective Date January 1, 2015
  7/16/2014HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0738

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