Bill Status of SB2356  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  OPEN MEETINGS-SESSION MINUTES

Senate Sponsors
Sen. John F. Curran

House Sponsors
(Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi - Thomas M. Bennett and Tom Weber)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/30/2021SenatePassed Both Houses

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 120/2.06from Ch. 102, par. 42.06


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Open Meetings Act. Provides that each public body shall periodically (currently, specifies no less than semi-annually) meet to review minutes of all closed meetings. Provides that meetings to review minutes shall occur every 6 months, or as soon thereafter as is practicable, taking into account the nature and meeting schedule of the public body. Provides that committees which are ad hoc in nature shall review closed session minutes at the later of (1) 6 months from the date of the last review of closed session minutes or (2) at the next scheduled meeting of the ad hoc committee. Provides that when a public body is dissolved, disbanded, eliminated, or consolidated by executive action, legislative action, or referendum, the governing body of the unit of local government in which the public body was located shall review the closed session minutes of that public body.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that when a public body is dissolved, disbanded, eliminated, or consolidated by executive action, legislative action, or referendum, and its functions and responsibilities are assumed by a unit of local government, the unit of local government which assumes the functions of the prior public body shall review the closed session minutes of that public body.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John F. Curran
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/23/2021SenateAssigned to Local Government
  4/14/2021SenateDo Pass Local Government; 007-000-000
  4/14/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 15, 2021
  4/20/2021SenateSecond Reading
  4/20/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** April 21, 2021
  4/23/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  4/26/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/26/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  4/27/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/27/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/27/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
  5/4/2021HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  5/12/2021HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar State Government Administration Committee; 008-000-000
  5/13/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/13/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Weber
  5/17/2021HouseRemoved from Consent Calendar Status Rep. Greg Harris
  5/17/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  5/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/24/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  5/26/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/26/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/28/2021HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2021
  5/29/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/29/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/29/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 111-000-000
  5/29/2021SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/29/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 30, 2021
  5/29/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. John F. Curran
  5/29/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/30/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to State Government
  5/30/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt State Government; 009-000-000
  5/30/2021SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 059-000-000
  5/30/2021SenateSenate Concurs
  5/30/2021SenatePassed Both Houses