Bill Status of EO1601  99th General Assembly


Sponsor: Governor

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Synopsis As Introduced
Proposes, under Article V, Section 11 of the Illinois Constitution, to: create the Department of Innovation and Technology with the Secretary of Innovation and Technology as its head; set forth powers and duties of the new Department; transfer specified information technology functions, employees, property, or funds of executive branch agencies to the new Department; provide for the winding up of certain units that are responsible for information technology functions within agencies; suspend the operation of certain laws and transfer authority to expend specified funds; and provide for reports to the General Assembly. Contains provisions regarding: prior executive orders; savings; severability; and other matters. Provides that, if neither house of the General Assembly disapproves the Executive Order, the Executive Order takes effect 60 days after its delivery to the General Assembly.

DateChamber Action
  1/25/2016SenateFiled with the Secretary of State
  1/25/2016SenateFiled with the Senate
  1/25/2016HouseFiled with the House
  1/27/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/25/2016SenateEO Effective By Its Terms Pursuant Art. V. Sect. 11 ILL. Constitution
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die