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 Bill Status of SB2532  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DPT VET AFF-FIELD OFFICE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael E. Hastings - Thomas Cullerton - Sue Rezin, Scott M. Bennett and Mr. Dan McConchie

House Sponsors
(Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia - John D. Anthony - Patricia R. Bellock - Katherine Cloonen)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/19/2016SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0853

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2805/4from Ch. 126 1/2, par. 69


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. In a provision requiring a service officer to be assigned to each field office established by the Department of Veterans' Affairs, provides that he or she must be an honorably discharged veteran from service in the Armed Forces of the United States who has served at least 2 years of military service (rather than he must be an honorably discharged veteran from service in the Armed Forces of the United States; and he must have served during a time of hostilities with a foreign country). Removes the definition for "time of hostilities with a foreign country". Removes certain conditions concerning military service and discharge. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the introduced bill with the following change: Defines "Armed Forces of the United States" to mean any of the armed forces of the United States, including any reserve component or Natural Guard Unit. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
20 ILCS 2805/4
Adds reference to:
330 ILCS 45/9from Ch. 23, par. 3089

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Military Veterans Assistance Act. Provides that Veterans Assistance Commissions shall be composed of delegates (rather than one delegate) and alternates (rather than one alternate) from a majority (rather than each) of the posts, camps, units, and chapters or ships of military veterans organizations in a county. Provides that beginning on January 1, 2017, and every January 1 thereafter, all Veterans Assistance Commissions shall publish a specified notice. Adds provisions concerning the selection of delegates and alternates for Veterans Assistance Commissions. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
20 ILCS 2805/4
Adds reference to:
330 ILCS 45/9from Ch. 23, par. 3089

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Military Veterans Assistance Act. Provides that Veterans Assistance Commissions shall be composed of delegates (rather than one delegate) and alternates (rather than one alternate) from a majority (rather than each) of the posts, camps, units, and chapters or ships of military veterans organizations in a county. Provides that beginning on January 1, 2017, and every January 1 thereafter, all Veterans Assistance Commissions shall publish a specified notice. Adds provisions concerning the selection of delegates and alternates for Veterans Assistance Commissions. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/16/2016SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  2/16/2016SenateFirst Reading
  2/16/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/24/2016SenateAssigned to State Government and Veterans Affairs
  2/29/2016SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  2/29/2016SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/2/2016SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to State Government and Veterans Affairs
  3/2/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  3/2/2016SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/2/2016SenateDo Pass as Amended State Government and Veterans Affairs; 005-000-000
  3/2/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 3, 2016
  3/3/2016SenateSecond Reading
  3/3/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 8, 2016
  4/5/2016SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  4/5/2016SenateThird Reading - Passed; 051-000-000
  4/5/2016HouseArrived in House
  4/20/2016HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/20/2016HouseFirst Reading
  4/20/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/21/2016HouseAssigned to Veterans' Affairs Committee
  5/3/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/3/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/3/2016HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John D. Anthony
  5/3/2016HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  5/3/2016HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Katherine Cloonen
  5/9/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Veterans' Affairs Committee
  5/11/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Veterans' Affairs Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/11/2016HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Veterans' Affairs Committee; 017-000-000
  5/12/2016HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/12/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/12/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/16/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  5/17/2016HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/17/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  5/17/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/18/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
  5/19/2016HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  5/19/2016SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1, 2
  5/19/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1, 2 - May 23, 2016
  5/24/2016SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  5/24/2016SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/24/2016SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  5/24/2016SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/24/2016SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to State Government and Veterans Affairs
  5/24/2016SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to State Government and Veterans Affairs
  5/24/2016SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Sue Rezin
  5/25/2016SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt State Government and Veterans Affairs; 007-000-000
  5/26/2016SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt State Government and Veterans Affairs; 007-000-000
  5/31/2016SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 058-000-000
  5/31/2016SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Senate Concurs 058-000-000
  5/31/2016SenateSenate Concurs
  5/31/2016SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/29/2016SenateSent to the Governor
  8/19/2016SenateGovernor Approved
  8/19/2016SenateEffective Date August 19, 2016
  8/19/2016SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0853

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