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 Bill Status of HB0594  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL

House Sponsors
Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit - Carol Ammons - Joyce Mason - Sue Scherer

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Ram Villivalam)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/21/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.935 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Illinois Legislative Youth Advisory Council Act. Provides that the purpose of the Council is to facilitate communication between the youth of the State of Illinois and the elected branches of State government regarding the issues, interests, and needs important to youth in the State of Illinois. Creates an Advisory Board, consisting of 2 members of the House of Representatives, one each appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives; and 2 members of the Senate, one each appointed by the President of the Senate and the Minority Leader of the Senate, to facilitate the functions of the Council. Creates the Transition Oversight Committee for the initial outreach of the Council. Provides for the application and nomination process for prospective members of the Council. Sets forth membership and meeting requirements and the powers of the Council. Provides that members of the Council shall serve 2-year terms, but may be re-elected if they continue to be nominated and qualified to serve as members. Provides for the election of a Chair at the first Council meeting of the year. Provides for administrative support of the Council. Requires the Council to submit an annual report to the General Assembly and the Governor. Creates the Illinois Legislative Youth Advisory Council Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Provides that all moneys in the Fund shall be used to reimburse Council members for actual expenses incurred in traveling to Council meetings, including travel, food, and lodging, and printing the annual report. Amends the State Finance Act. Adds the Illinois Legislative Youth Advisory Council Fund. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that nominations for prospective Council members shall reflect the racial and gender diversity of this State and shall represent a diverse grouping of age distribution. Modifies the qualifications for members of the Council. Provides additional powers of the Council. Requires the Chair of the Council, or a committee formed by the Chair, to make a reasonable effort to notify community-based youth organizations, civic institutions, and units of government that the time for applying to become a member of the Council is open, and shall expire on October 31st. Allows Council members to be reimbursed for Council approved trainings, educational seminars, and other relevant educational events, and any other reimbursements approved by the Council. Makes conforming changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/3/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  2/8/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2021HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  3/10/2021HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar State Government Administration Committee; 007-000-000
  3/17/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  3/22/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  3/22/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/5/2021HouseRemoved from Consent Calendar Status Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  4/5/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/6/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to State Government Administration Committee
  4/12/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/15/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted State Government Administration Committee; 008-000-000
  4/16/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/16/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/16/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 112-000-000
  4/20/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  4/20/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  4/21/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/21/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 22, 2021
  4/27/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
  4/27/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/27/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/11/2021SenateAssigned to State Government
  5/19/2021SenatePostponed - State Government
  5/21/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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