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 Bill Status of HB2991  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  VETERANS' AFFAIRS-FIELD OFFICE

House Sponsors
Rep. Camille Y. Lilly - LaToya Greenwood, Ann M. Williams, La Shawn K. Ford, Anne Stava-Murray, Carol Ammons, Jehan Gordon-Booth, Dagmara Avelar, Elizabeth Hernandez, Barbara Hernandez, Debbie Meyers-Martin, William Davis, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Sonya M. Harper, Kelly M. Cassidy, Robyn Gabel, Delia C. Ramirez, Nicholas K. Smith, Maurice A. West, II, Cyril Nichols, Kathleen Willis, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Michelle Mussman, Kambium Buckner, Rita Mayfield, Thaddeus Jones, Joyce Mason, Denyse Wang Stoneback and Janet Yang Rohr

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Napoleon Harris, III, Sally J. Turner, Cristina Castro and Antonio Muñoz)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/13/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0758

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2805/3from Ch. 126 1/2, par. 68


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Veterans' Affairs Act. Provides that the Department of Veterans' Affairs shall establish a field office in each legislative district (rather than such field offices as it shall find necessary to enable it to perform its duties).

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
20 ILCS 2805/3
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 2805/3.01 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Department of Veterans' Affairs Act. Provides that, subject to sufficient appropriations, the Department of Veterans' Affairs shall contract for a market research analysis of field services in this State. Provides that the analysis shall include the availability of veterans assistance commissions, veterans service organizations, and Department staff to assist veterans as well as the availability of nontraditional methods to deliver services through technology-based approaches. Provides that the analysis may use census data, as well as questionnaires, surveys, and town hall meetings to solicit input from veterans, their families, and other stakeholders. Provides that, within 18 months after sufficient appropriations, the Department shall submit to the Governor and the General Assembly a recommended plan for the future delivery of services by the Department's Field Division, including the estimated cost of implementing the plan. Repeals the new provisions on December 31, 2023.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  2/19/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Veterans' Affairs Committee
  3/16/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Veterans' Affairs Committee; 006-000-000
  3/18/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  4/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/21/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseApproved for Consideration Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  2/9/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/9/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Veterans' Affairs Committee
  2/16/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Veterans' Affairs Committee; 009-000-000
  3/2/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/2/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/2/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  3/3/2022HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 082-020-000
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cyril Nichols
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Denyse Wang Stoneback
  3/4/2022SenateArrive in Senate
  3/4/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 8, 2022
  3/9/2022SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  3/9/2022SenateFirst Reading
  3/9/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/9/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Sally J. Turner
  3/16/2022SenateAssigned to State Government
  3/23/2022SenateDo Pass State Government; 008-000-000
  3/23/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  3/23/2022SenateSecond Reading
  3/23/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 24, 2022
  3/31/2022SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  3/31/2022HousePassed Both Houses
  3/31/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  3/31/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  4/5/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Janet Yang Rohr
  4/28/2022HouseSent to the Governor
  5/13/2022HouseGovernor Approved
  5/13/2022HouseEffective Date January 1, 2023
  5/13/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0758

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