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 Bill Status of HB2896  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Mary E. Flowers - Rita Mayfield - LaToya Greenwood - Anne Stava-Murray, Kelly M. Burke and Debbie Meyers-Martin

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr. - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Cristina Castro, Martin A. Sandoval, Ram Villivalam, Emil Jones, III, Antonio Muñoz and Toi W. Hutchinson)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/9/2019HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0273

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2310/2310-213 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Creates the Diversity in Health Care Professions Task Force. Provides that the Director of Public Health shall serve as the chairperson of the Task Force and it shall also be comprised of 2 dentists, 2 medical doctors, 2 nurses, 2 optometrists, 2 pharmacists, 2 physician assistants, 2 podiatrists, and 2 public health practitioners. Provides specified objectives. Provides specified recommendations to serve as guiding principles for the Task Force. Provides that Task Force members shall serve without compensation but may be reimbursed for their expenses incurred in performing their duties. Provides that the Task Force shall meet at least quarterly and at other times as called by the chairperson. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall provide administrative and other support to the Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall prepare a report that summarizes its work and makes recommendations resulting from its study and shall submit the report of its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly by December 1, 2020 and annually thereafter.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  2/14/2019HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  2/14/2019HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  2/14/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  2/26/2019HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  3/6/2019HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Health Care Licenses Committee; 015-000-000
  3/7/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
  3/19/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/19/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2019HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 102-004-000
  3/27/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  3/27/2019SenateArrive in Senate
  3/27/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 28, 2019
  4/3/2019SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/3/2019SenateFirst Reading
  4/3/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/30/2019SenateAssigned to Public Health
  5/7/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  5/7/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  5/7/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
  5/8/2019SenatePostponed - Public Health
  5/10/2019SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 17, 2019
  5/14/2019SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  5/14/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/14/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  5/15/2019SenateDo Pass Public Health; 009-000-000
  5/15/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 16, 2019
  5/16/2019SenateSecond Reading
  5/16/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 17, 2019
  5/21/2019SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  5/21/2019HousePassed Both Houses
  5/22/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  5/31/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  6/19/2019HouseSent to the Governor
  8/9/2019HouseGovernor Approved
  8/9/2019HouseEffective Date January 1, 2020
  8/9/2019HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0273

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