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 Bill Status of HB2379  93rd General Assembly

Short Description:  INS SLAVE ERA POLICIES

House Sponsors
Rep. Monique D. Davis - Constance A. Howard - Mary E. Flowers - Lovana Jones - Karen A. Yarbrough, Mike Boland, Calvin L. Giles, William Davis, Marlow H. Colvin, David E. Miller, Charles E. Jefferson, Robert Rita, Steve Davis, Charles G. Morrow, III, Julie Hamos, Michael J. Madigan, Eddie Washington and Annazette Collins

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Donne E. Trotter - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Mattie Hunter, Martin A. Sandoval and James T. Meeks)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/24/2003HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0333

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 5/155.39 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Requires the Department of Insurance to request and obtain information from insurers doing business in this State regarding any records of slaveholder insurance policies issued by any predecessor corporation during the slavery era, which policies provided coverage to slaveholders for damage to or death of their slaves. Provides that insurers must research and report on those policies. Requires the Department to make this information available to the public and the General Assembly. Provides that descendants of slaves are entitled to full disclosure.

DateChamber Action
  2/20/2003HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Monique D. Davis
  2/20/2003HouseFirst Reading
  2/20/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2003HouseAssigned to Insurance Committee
  3/11/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Constance A. Howard
  3/11/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  3/11/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lovana Jones
  3/12/2003HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Insurance Committee; 012-000-000
  3/12/2003HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/18/2003HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/18/2003HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Calvin L. Giles
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David E. Miller
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Jefferson
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Steve Davis
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles G. Morrow, III
  3/18/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Julie Hamos
  3/19/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  3/20/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Washington
  3/20/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Annazette Collins
  3/20/2003HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 117-000-000
  3/21/2003SenateArrive in Senate
  3/21/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 24, 2003
  3/21/2003SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  3/21/2003SenateFirst Reading
  3/21/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  4/3/2003SenateAssigned to State Government
  5/1/2003SenateDo Pass State Government; 005-000-000
  5/1/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 6, 2003
  5/8/2003SenateSecond Reading
  5/8/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 9, 2003
  5/8/2003SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/12/2003SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/12/2003SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  5/12/2003SenateThird Reading - Passed; 044-001-001
  5/12/2003HousePassed Both Houses
  5/16/2003SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. James T. Meeks
  6/10/2003HouseSent to the Governor
  7/24/2003HouseGovernor Approved
  7/24/2003HouseEffective Date January 1, 2004
  7/24/2003HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0333

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