Bill Status of SB0501  102nd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Donald P. DeWitte and Brian W. Stewart

House Sponsors
(Rep. Keith R. Wheeler and Suzanne Ness)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/23/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0148

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
60 ILCS 1/5-55

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Township Code. Provides that if the Secretary of State finds that any 2 or more townships within a single county (currently, 2 or more townships within the entire State) are named alike, he or she shall so inform the clerk of the county and the county board of that county shall, at its next meeting, adopt for one of the townships a different name. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/23/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Donald P. DeWitte
  2/23/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/23/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/3/2021SenateAssigned to Local Government
  3/9/2021SenatePostponed - Local Government
  3/16/2021SenateDo Pass Local Government; 009-000-000
  3/16/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 17, 2021
  3/17/2021SenateSecond Reading
  3/17/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** March 23, 2021
  3/23/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Brian W. Stewart
  4/21/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  4/22/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/22/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
  4/23/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/23/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/28/2021HouseAssigned to Counties & Townships Committee
  5/6/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Counties & Townships Committee; 009-001-000
  5/6/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/13/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/13/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/19/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-001-000
  5/19/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Ness
  5/19/2021SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/17/2021SenateSent to the Governor
  7/23/2021SenateGovernor Approved
  7/23/2021SenateEffective Date July 23, 2021
  7/23/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0148