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 Bill Status of SB1244  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  VETERAN MEMORIAL MARKERS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Christopher Belt - Rachelle Crowe - Laura M. Murphy - Kimberly A. Lightford, Toi W. Hutchinson, Cristina Castro, Antonio Muñoz, Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant and Robert Peters

House Sponsors
(Rep. LaToya Greenwood - Frances Ann Hurley - Camille Y. Lilly - Grant Wehrli - Debbie Meyers-Martin)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/9/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0317

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 411/5-20
225 ILCS 411/20-13 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Cemetery Oversight Act. Provides that no cemetery authority shall charge a consumer an amount exceeding $500 for the placement of a headstone or memorial marker that is provided for a United States Veteran by the United States Government. Defines "placement". Makes related changes to provide that a cemetery authority claiming a partial exemption under the Act shall be required to comply with this requirement. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
225 ILCS 411/5-20
225 ILCS 411/20-13 new
Adds reference to:
330 ILCS 110/1.1from Ch. 21, par. 59a1

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Veterans Burial Places Act. Provides that the Department of Veterans' Affairs shall pay an amount not to exceed $125 (rather than $100) to the next of kin or $100 to the cemetery official responsible for the cost of transporting and erecting a headstone or memorial. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Provides that the amount that may be paid to the cemetery official is $125 (rather than $100).

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that the payment by the Department of Veterans' Affairs to the next of kin or cemetery official is subject to appropriation.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/6/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Christopher Belt
  2/6/2019SenateFirst Reading
  2/6/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/6/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe
  2/13/2019SenateAssigned to Veterans Affairs
  2/20/2019SenatePostponed - Veterans Affairs
  3/15/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Christopher Belt
  3/15/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/19/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Veterans Affairs
  3/19/2019SenateWaive Posting Notice
  3/19/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/20/2019SenateDo Pass as Amended Veterans Affairs; 007-000-000
  3/20/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 21, 2019
  3/21/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Christopher Belt
  3/21/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  3/26/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Veterans Affairs
  3/27/2019SenateSecond Reading
  3/27/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 28, 2019
  3/29/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  4/1/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  4/4/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Veterans Affairs; 006-000-000
  4/4/2019SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/4/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Belt
  4/4/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/9/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  4/10/2019SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  4/10/2019HouseArrived in House
  4/10/2019HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  4/10/2019HouseFirst Reading
  4/10/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/11/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  4/12/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  4/15/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/24/2019HouseAssigned to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
  5/9/2019HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Appropriations-Human Services Committee; 015-000-000
  5/9/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/9/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
  5/14/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/14/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/21/2019HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  5/21/2019HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  5/22/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  5/24/2019HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2019
  5/26/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  5/26/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/28/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
  5/28/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Appropriations-Human Services Committee; 019-000-000
  5/30/2019HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/30/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/30/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/30/2019HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-000-000
  5/30/2019HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
  5/30/2019HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
  5/30/2019SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/30/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 31, 2019
  5/30/2019SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Christopher Belt
  5/30/2019SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/30/2019SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to State Government
  5/30/2019SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt State Government; 007-000-000
  5/30/2019SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 058-000-000
  5/30/2019SenateSenate Concurs
  5/30/2019SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/28/2019SenateSent to the Governor
  8/9/2019SenateGovernor Approved
  8/9/2019SenateEffective Date August 9, 2019
  8/9/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0317

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