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 Bill Status of SB2769  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  VETERAN INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael E. Hastings - Mike Porfirio, Andrew S. Chesney, Patrick J. Joyce, Mattie Hunter and Craig Wilcox

House Sponsors
(Rep. )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/10/2024HouseArrived in House

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
25 ILCS 130/10-7 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Legislative Commission Reorganization Act of 1984. Provides that the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability shall create a Veteran Internship Pilot Program for the purpose of providing internships for honorably discharged veterans to participate in the General Assembly's legislative staff internship program. Provides that, subject to appropriation, beginning on July 1, 2024, the Commission shall implement the pilot program. Provides that the Commission shall operate the pilot program for a 2-year period. Provides that, at the end of that 2-year period, the Commission shall evaluate the pilot program and submit a report to the General Assembly with its findings. Provides that the Commission shall establish qualifications for participation in the pilot program, including that a participant must be honorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces and have completed at least 60 hours of college credit. Repeals the provisions on January 1, 2027. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/17/2024SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  1/17/2024SenateFirst Reading
  1/17/2024SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/31/2024SenateAssigned to Veterans Affairs
  2/2/2024SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Porfirio
  2/8/2024SenateDo Pass Veterans Affairs; 009-000-000
  2/8/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 20, 2024
  3/14/2024SenateSecond Reading
  3/14/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 20, 2024
  3/20/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Andrew S. Chesney
  4/9/2024SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  4/9/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patrick J. Joyce
  4/9/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/10/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Craig Wilcox
  4/10/2024HouseArrived in House

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