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 Bill Status of HB3044  93rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Eddie Washington - William Delgado - Cynthia Soto - Linda Chapa LaVia - Kenneth Dunkin, Lovana Jones and Constance A. Howard

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Iris Y. Martinez - Miguel del Valle)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/24/2003HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0342

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/12-13.3 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Human Services to develop and implement a program to provide cash assistance, equivalent to that provided under the TANF program, to children or adults who have been victims of domestic violence or extreme cruelty committed within the United States and who are legal immigrants to the United States and would be eligible for TANF assistance except that they have not been present in the United States for 5 years as otherwise required under the Code. Effective July 1, 2003.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
305 ILCS 5/12-13.3 new
Adds reference to:
305 ILCS 5/1-11

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Adds categories of non-citizens who are eligible for public aid if they meet other standards of eligibility. The categories include nationals of Cuba or Haiti, Amerasians from Vietnam, persons identified by the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) as victims of trafficking, members of a Hmong or Highland Laotian tribe when the tribe helped United States personnel by taking part in a military or rescue operation during the Vietnam era, American Indians born in Canada, and persons who are a spouse, widow, or child of a U.S. citizen or a spouse or child of a legal permanent resident (LPR) who have been battered or subjected to extreme cruelty by the U.S. citizen or LPR. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/26/2003HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Eddie Washington
  2/26/2003HouseFirst Reading
  2/26/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Delgado
  2/26/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  2/26/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  2/27/2003HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/6/2003HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 005-000-003
  3/6/2003HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2003HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Eddie Washington
  3/13/2003HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/31/2003HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/1/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  4/1/2003HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/1/2003HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  4/1/2003HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/2/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lovana Jones
  4/2/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Constance A. Howard
  4/2/2003HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-001
  4/2/2003SenateArrive in Senate
  4/2/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 3, 2003
  4/3/2003SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  4/3/2003SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Miguel del Valle
  4/8/2003SenateFirst Reading
  4/8/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  4/16/2003SenateAssigned to Health & Human Services
  5/1/2003SenateDo Pass Health & Human Services; 009-000-000
  5/1/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 6, 2003
  5/6/2003SenateSecond Reading
  5/6/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 7, 2003
  5/13/2003SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  5/13/2003HousePassed Both Houses
  6/11/2003HouseSent to the Governor
  7/24/2003HouseGovernor Approved
  7/24/2003HouseEffective Date July 24, 2003
  7/24/2003HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0342

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