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 Bill Status of HB1855  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jay Hoffman and Mike Murphy

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Scott M. Bennett and Julie A. Morrison)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/20/2021HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0421

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 605/605-1055 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity is authorized to establish the Illinois Innovation Voucher Program for the purpose of fostering research and development in key industry clusters leading to the creation of new products and services that can be marketed by Illinois businesses. Provides that the Department may award innovation vouchers to eligible businesses to offset a portion of expenses incurred through a collaborative research engagement with an Illinois institution of higher education. Provides for the award of matching funds in the form of innovation vouchers. Provides eligibility requirements for receiving innovation vouchers. Provides requirements for administering the Program. Provides for the adoption of rules. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
20 ILCS 605/605-1055
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 605/605-1060 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Removes provision allowing the Illinois Innovation Voucher Program to be administered by an Illinois non-profit membership organization whose mission is to cultivate innovation and technology-based economic development in Illinois. Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jay Hoffman
  2/17/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  3/16/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Murphy
  3/24/2021HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar State Government Administration Committee; 008-000-000
  4/8/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/12/2021HouseRemoved from Consent Calendar Status Rep. Greg Harris
  4/12/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jay Hoffman
  4/20/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/21/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
  4/21/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/21/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 107-000-001
  4/27/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/27/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/27/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  4/27/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/27/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/18/2021SenateAssigned to Executive
  5/21/2021SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 29, 2021
  5/27/2021SenateDo Pass Executive; 013-000-000
  5/27/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  5/27/2021SenateSecond Reading
  5/27/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 28, 2021
  5/28/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  5/28/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/28/2021HousePassed Both Houses
  6/25/2021HouseSent to the Governor
  8/20/2021HouseGovernor Approved
  8/20/2021HouseEffective Date August 20, 2021
  8/20/2021HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0421

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