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 Bill Status of HB5544  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  IL COUNCIL ON WOMEN & GIRLS

House Sponsors
Rep. Anna Moeller - Melissa Conyears-Ervin - Kelly M. Burke - Robyn Gabel - Carol Sente, Linda Chapa LaVia, Michael J. Madigan, Juliana Stratton, La Shawn K. Ford, Will Guzzardi, Jonathan Carroll, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Sara Feigenholtz, Ann M. Williams, Sonya M. Harper, Deb Conroy, Barbara Flynn Currie, Litesa E. Wallace, Carol Ammons, Laura Fine, Kelly M. Cassidy, Katie Stuart, John Connor, Sam Yingling, Mary E. Flowers, Natalie A. Manley, William Davis, Theresa Mah and LaToya Greenwood

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins - Mattie Hunter)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/17/2018HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0913

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.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Adds provisions to a Section concerning findings and declaration of policy. Modifies the term "woman" or "women", and defines "transgender", "cisgender", and "gender identity". 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, among other agency heads, shall appoint one liaison to serve as an ex officio member of the Council. Makes conforming changes.

House Floor Amendment No. 3
Provides for the electronic submission of reports to the Governor and General Assembly.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/16/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Anna Moeller
  2/16/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2018HouseAssigned to Economic Justice & Equity Committee
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
  2/28/2018HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
  2/28/2018HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  2/28/2018HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Carol Sente
  3/2/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  3/6/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
  3/6/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/7/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Anna Moeller
  3/7/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/7/2018HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Economic Justice & Equity Committee; 006-002-000
  3/7/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  3/8/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/8/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  3/8/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
  3/8/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  3/13/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Anna Moeller
  3/13/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/21/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Economic Justice & Equity Committee
  3/29/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Anna Moeller
  3/29/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/3/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  4/9/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Rules Refers to Economic Justice & Equity Committee
  4/11/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Economic Justice & Equity Committee; 006-003-000
  4/11/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Economic Justice & Equity Committee; 006-003-000
  4/17/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/17/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted
  4/17/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/18/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  4/24/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 064-024-000
  4/24/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  4/24/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  4/24/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  4/24/2018SenateArrive in Senate
  4/24/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 25, 2018
  4/25/2018SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/25/2018SenateFirst Reading
  4/25/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/1/2018SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  5/1/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 2, 2018
  5/2/2018SenateSecond Reading
  5/2/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 3, 2018
  5/21/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/21/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 032-001-000
  5/21/2018HousePassed Both Houses
  6/19/2018HouseSent to the Governor
  8/17/2018HouseGovernor Approved
  8/17/2018HouseEffective Date August 17, 2018
  8/17/2018HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0913

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