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 Bill Status of HB1969  97th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Randy Ramey, Jr. - Michael W. Tryon - Adam Brown - Bill Mitchell - Ron Stephens and Wayne Rosenthal

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.786 new
625 ILCS 5/11-1308 new
625 ILCS 5/11-1309 new
720 ILCS 5/36-1from Ch. 38, par. 36-1
725 ILCS 5/107-2from Ch. 38, par. 107-2
820 ILCS 55/12

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Taxpayers Protection Act. Prohibits any limitation on the enforcement of federal immigration laws to less than the full extent permitted by federal law. Provides that for any lawful stop, detention, or arrest made by a law enforcement official where reasonable suspicion exists that the person is an alien unlawfully present in the U.S., a reasonable attempt shall, where practicable, be made to determine the immigration status of the person. Provides that an arrested person shall have his or her immigration status determined by the federal government before release. Provides penalties for willful failure to carry an alien registration document and for a person who is an unauthorized alien to seek employment. Provides that an employer shall not knowingly or intentionally employ an unauthorized alien and provides for sanctions. Provides that race, color, or national origin may not be considered in implementing the requirements of the Act except to the extent permitted by the U.S. or Illinois Constitution. Provides that the Act shall not be construed to require an employer to take action the employer believes in good faith would violate federal or State law. Provides that employers must verify the employment eligibility of all new employees and creates the voluntary employer enhanced compliance program. Makes it unlawful to hire and pick up passengers for work if doing so blocks or impedes traffic. Provides penalties for transporting, moving, concealing, harboring, or shielding unlawful aliens. Amends various Acts to make conforming changes. Preempts home rule. Provides that the provisions of the Act are severable.

DateChamber Action
  2/17/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Randy Ramey, Jr.
  2/17/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  2/22/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Adam Brown
  2/22/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Bill Mitchell
  2/22/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Stephens
  2/23/2011HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/15/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Wayne Rosenthal
  3/17/2011HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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