Bill Status of HB5029 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: DOWNSTATE IMPACT NOTE ACT
Rep. Avery Bourne, Daniel Swanson, Tony McCombie, Norine K. Hammond, Michael T. Marron, Terri Bryant, Dave Severin, Thomas M. Bennett, Mike Murphy, Darren Bailey, Blaine Wilhour and Patrick Windhorst
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Downstate Impact Note Act. Provides that every bill, the purpose or effect of which is to have an impact upon downstate Illinois, shall have prepared for it prior to second reading in the house of introduction a brief explanatory statement or note on the anticipated impact on downstate Illinois, which shall be known as a Downstate Impact Note. Provides requirements for the preparation and contents of Downstate Impact Notes. Provides that the fact that a Downstate Impact Note is prepared for any bill shall not preclude or restrict the appearance before any committee of the General Assembly of any official or authorized employee of any State board, commission, department, agency, or other entity who desires to be heard in support of or in opposition to the bill. Provides confidentiality requirements concerning the subject matter of bills submitted for Note preparation. Defines "downstate Illinois". Effective immediately.