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. 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 one-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 President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Clerk at the first Council meeting of the year. 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 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Provides that the Illinois Legislative Youth Advisory Council shall be an entity created under the legislative branch, and maintained and staffed under the executive branch (currently, maintained and staffed under the legislative branch) by the Office of the Governor or an agency designated by the Governor that is under the jurisdiction of the Governor. Modifies the initial terms of members of the Advisory Board of the Council. Provides for the nomination of members to the Council by State Representatives (currently, State Senators). Provides that the Council shall convene each year on the Saturday (currently, Thursday) following the second Wednesday of January in the State Capitol, unless the General Assembly is in session. Provides for an alternative meeting place if one or both chambers at the State Capitol cannot accommodate the meeting. Removes requirement that the Council shall meet at least once within 100 days after its initial meeting. Provides that staff and administrative support for the Council shall be provided by the Office of the Governor or an agency designated by the Governor that is under the jurisdiction of the Governor (currently, designated by the General Assembly). Provides that the report submitted to the General Assembly and the Governor shall be submitted electronically. Effective immediately.
Fiscal Note (Office of Management and Budget)
This Bill would have no fiscal impact to the Governor's Office of Management and Budget and minimal fiscal impact on the state due to the listed reimbursements.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Compensation Review Act. Prohibits cost-of-living adjustments for or during the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 for State government legislative and executive elected officers and appointees in positions for which the Compensation Review Board previously recommended or determined compensation. Effective immediately.