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 Bill Status of SB0654  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  PROF ENGINEERING-SUNSET

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant

House Sponsors
(Rep. Jay Hoffman)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/9/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0310

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
205 ILCS 5/1from Ch. 17, par. 301


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Banking Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
205 ILCS 5/1
Adds reference to:
5 ILCS 80/4.30
5 ILCS 80/4.40 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Extends the repeal date of the Professional Engineering Practice Act of 1989 from January 1, 2020 to January 1, 2030. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
225 ILCS 325/3from Ch. 111, par. 5203
225 ILCS 325/4from Ch. 111, par. 5204
225 ILCS 325/4.5 new
225 ILCS 325/5from Ch. 111, par. 5205
225 ILCS 325/6from Ch. 111, par. 5206
225 ILCS 325/7from Ch. 111, par. 5207
225 ILCS 325/8from Ch. 111, par. 5208
225 ILCS 325/9from Ch. 111, par. 5209
225 ILCS 325/10from Ch. 111, par. 5210
225 ILCS 325/11from Ch. 111, par. 5211
225 ILCS 325/12from Ch. 111, par. 5212
225 ILCS 325/14from Ch. 111, par. 5214
225 ILCS 325/15from Ch. 111, par. 5215
225 ILCS 325/16from Ch. 111, par. 5216
225 ILCS 325/17from Ch. 111, par. 5217
225 ILCS 325/17.5
225 ILCS 325/18from Ch. 111, par. 5218
225 ILCS 325/18.5 new
225 ILCS 325/19from Ch. 111, par. 5219
225 ILCS 325/20from Ch. 111, par. 5220
225 ILCS 325/20.5 new
225 ILCS 325/20.10 new
225 ILCS 325/23from Ch. 111, par. 5223
225 ILCS 325/24from Ch. 111, par. 5224
225 ILCS 325/25from Ch. 111, par. 5225
225 ILCS 325/26from Ch. 111, par. 5226
225 ILCS 325/27from Ch. 111, par. 5227
225 ILCS 325/27.5
225 ILCS 325/29from Ch. 111, par. 5229
225 ILCS 325/31.5 new
225 ILCS 325/32from Ch. 111, par. 5232
225 ILCS 325/34from Ch. 111, par. 5234
225 ILCS 325/37from Ch. 111, par. 5237
225 ILCS 325/41from Ch. 111, par. 5241
225 ILCS 325/44from Ch. 111, par. 5244
225 ILCS 325/45from Ch. 111, par. 5245
225 ILCS 325/47from Ch. 111, par. 5247
225 ILCS 325/48from Ch. 111, par. 5248
225 ILCS 325/21 rep.
225 ILCS 325/30 rep.
225 ILCS 325/31 rep.
225 ILCS 325/38 rep.
225 ILCS 325/39 rep.
225 ILCS 325/40 rep.
225 ILCS 325/42 rep.
225 ILCS 325/43 rep.

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Extends the repeal date of the Professional Engineering Practice Act of 1989 from January 1, 2020 to January 1, 2030. Amends the Professional Engineering Practice Act of 1989. Provides that all applicants and licensees shall provide a valid address and email address, which shall serve as the address and email address of record, and shall inform the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation of any change of address or email address through specified means. Adds provisions concerning the title of "Professional Engineer, Retired"; returned checks and fines; unlicensed practice; and confidentiality. Makes changes in provisions concerning the powers and duties of the Department; the Professional Engineering Board; applications for licensure as a professional engineer; examinations; minimal standards for licensure; educational credits or teaching as equivalent of experience; seals; technical submissions; display of license; renewal, reinstatement, or restoration of license; continuing education; inactive status; endorsement; professional design firm registration; grounds for disciplinary action; injunctions and cease and desist orders; investigations; records of proceedings; hearings; appointments of hearing officers; restoration from disciplinary status; administrative review; violations; and funds. Repeals provisions concerning rosters; rehearings; unlawful practice; and civil penalties. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the bill as amended by House Amendment No. 1 with the following changes. Restores language granting the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation the power to obtain written recommendations from the State Board of Professional Engineers regarding qualifications of individuals for licensure and enrollment, definitions of curriculum content and approval of engineering curricula, standards of professional conduct and formal disciplinary actions, and the adoption of the rules affecting these matters. Provides that, upon the issuance of any final decision or order that deviates from any report or recommendation of the Board relating to the qualification of applicants, discipline of licensees or registrants, or adoption of rules, the Secretary shall notify the Board on any such deviation and shall specify with particularity the reasons for the action in the final decision or order (and makes similar changes in other provisions of the Act). Provides that members of the Board shall (rather than may) be reimbursed for all legitimate, necessary, and authorized expenses. Requires the Board to submit to the Secretary a written recommendation of acceptability of a curriculum. Restores language requiring that all technical submissions prepared by or under the personal supervision of a professional engineer bear that professional engineer's seal, signature, and license expiration date and that the licensee's written signature and date of signing, along with the date of license expiration, be placed adjacent to the seal. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 3
Deletes reference to:
225 ILCS 325/18.5 new

Provides that teaching engineering subjects in an engineering college at a rank of instructor (instead of assistant professor) or above is considered experience in engineering. Restores language concerning use of the title "Professional Engineer, Retired". Removes a provision concerning the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation granting the title of "Professional Engineer, Retired".

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/31/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  1/31/2019SenateFirst Reading
  1/31/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/20/2019SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/6/2019SenateDo Pass Executive; 016-000-000
  3/6/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 7, 2019
  3/7/2019SenateSecond Reading
  3/7/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 12, 2019
  3/19/2019SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
  3/22/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
  3/22/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/26/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Licensed Activities
  4/4/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
  4/4/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/9/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Licensed Activities
  4/10/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Licensed Activities; 005-000-000
  4/11/2019SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/11/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Bertino-Tarrant
  4/11/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/11/2019SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  4/11/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  4/12/2019HouseArrived in House
  4/12/2019HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
  4/12/2019HouseFirst Reading
  4/12/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/30/2019HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  5/3/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jay Hoffman
  5/3/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/7/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Labor & Commerce Committee
  5/8/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Labor & Commerce Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/8/2019HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Labor & Commerce Committee; 024-000-000
  5/9/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/20/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jay Hoffman
  5/20/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/21/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jay Hoffman
  5/21/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/22/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/22/2019HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/23/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Labor & Commerce Committee
  5/23/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Rules Refers to Labor & Commerce Committee
  5/24/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Labor & Commerce Committee; 026-000-000
  5/24/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Labor & Commerce Committee; 026-000-000
  5/24/2019HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2019
  5/27/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  5/27/2019HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted
  5/27/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/27/2019HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 117-000-000
  5/28/2019SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1, 2, 3
  5/28/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1, 2, 3 - May 29, 2019
  5/28/2019SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
  5/28/2019SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/28/2019SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
  5/28/2019SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/28/2019SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
  5/28/2019SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/29/2019SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Licensed Activities
  5/29/2019SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Licensed Activities
  5/29/2019SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Licensed Activities
  5/29/2019SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Licensed Activities; 008-000-000
  5/29/2019SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Licensed Activities; 008-000-000
  5/29/2019SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Licensed Activities; 008-000-000
  5/31/2019SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 058-000-000
  5/31/2019SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Senate Concurs 058-000-000
  5/31/2019SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Senate Concurs 058-000-000
  5/31/2019SenateSenate Concurs
  5/31/2019SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/28/2019SenateSent to the Governor
  8/9/2019SenateGovernor Approved
  8/9/2019SenateEffective Date August 9, 2019
  8/9/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0310

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