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 Bill Status of SB3208  93rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Mattie Hunter - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Donne E. Trotter - Don Harmon, Rickey R. Hendon, Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson and Kimberly A. Lightford

House Sponsors
(Rep. Arthur L. Turner - William Davis - Annazette Collins - Eddie Washington, Karen A. Yarbrough, Kenneth Dunkin, Wyvetter H. Younge, Cynthia Soto, Maria Antonia Berrios, Susana Mendoza, Robin Kelly, David E. Miller, Charles G. Morrow, III, Lisa M. Dugan and Marlow H. Colvin)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/5/2004SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0867

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the African-American Family Commission Act. Establishes a 15-member African-American Family Commission to serve as a coordinating and advocating body that acts on behalf of the interests of African-Americans in the State. Provides that members of the Commission shall be appointed by the Governor and serve 2-year terms. Provides that the Commission shall submit an annual report of its activities to the Governor and the General Assembly by December 31 each year. Sets forth the responsibilities of the Commission and its Director. Provides that the Commission may accept offers, gifts, or grants from federal, State, local, or private sources and may expend these receipts on projects that it deems suitably related to performance of Commission duties. Provides that the Department of Central Management Services shall provide the Commission the same type and level of services it provides to other State agencies.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Illinois African-American Family Commission Act. Establishes a 15-member Illinois African-American Family Commission to guide the efforts of and collaborate with the Department on Aging, the Department of Children and Family Services, the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, the Department of Corrections, the Department of Human Services, the Department of Public Aid, the Department of Public Health, the Department of Transportation, and others to improve and expand existing human services and educational and community development programs for African-Americans in the State. Provides that the Commission shall be funded through appropriations made for its purposes to these collaborating State departments. Sets forth guidelines for appointment and term length of Commission members. Provides that the Commission shall annually report to the Governor and the General Assembly on the Commission's progress toward its goals and objectives. Effective immediately.

 Fiscal Note (African-American Family Commission)
 Senate Bill 3208 is estimated to have a net fiscal impact of $126,100. Although nominal, this amount will augment the Commissions' current funding level as necessary to facilitate planning and coordination of program, public policy, and research activities with the above-mentioned agencies. Currently, the African-American Family Commission receives $473,900 in funding from the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.

DateChamber Action
  2/6/2004SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/6/2004SenateFirst Reading
  2/6/2004SenateReferred to Rules
  2/10/2004SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/18/2004SenateAssigned to Executive
  2/23/2004SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/23/2004SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  2/24/2004SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive
  2/25/2004SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  2/26/2004SenateDo Pass as Amended Executive; 012-000-000
  2/26/2004SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 2, 2004
  3/2/2004SenateFiscal Note Requested by Sen. Peter J. Roskam
  3/8/2004SenateFiscal Note Filed from the African-American Family Commission
  3/24/2004SenateSecond Reading
  3/24/2004SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 25, 2004
  3/24/2004SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Rickey R. Hendon
  3/25/2004SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  3/26/2004SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/26/2004SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson
  3/26/2004SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-001-000
  3/26/2004HouseArrived in House
  3/26/2004HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/26/2004HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Arthur L. Turner
  3/29/2004HouseFirst Reading
  3/29/2004HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/31/2004SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/20/2004HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  4/22/2004HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  4/22/2004HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Annazette Collins
  4/23/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  4/28/2004HouseDo Pass / Short Debate State Government Administration Committee; 008-000-000
  4/28/2004HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/28/2004HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Washington
  4/28/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  4/28/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Wyvetter H. Younge
  4/29/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  4/29/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  4/29/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana Mendoza
  4/29/2004HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/29/2004HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/6/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robin Kelly
  5/6/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. David E. Miller
  5/6/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles G. Morrow, III
  5/11/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  5/11/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. William J. Grunloh
  5/13/2004HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  5/13/2004HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-000-000
  5/13/2004SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/14/2004HouseSponsor Removed Rep. William J. Grunloh
  6/11/2004SenateSent to the Governor
  8/5/2004SenateGovernor Approved
  8/5/2004SenateEffective Date August 5, 2004
  8/5/2004SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0867

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