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 Bill Status of HB0282  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  STATE'S ATTORNEY-LEGAL OPINION

House Sponsors
Rep. Natalie A. Manley - Stephanie A. Kifowit - Lawrence Walsh, Jr. - Dagmara Avelar - Sam Yingling

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/13/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 14, 2021

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
55 ILCS 5/3-9001from Ch. 34, par. 3-9001
55 ILCS 5/3-9002from Ch. 34, par. 3-9002
55 ILCS 5/3-9004from Ch. 34, par. 3-9004
55 ILCS 5/3-9005from Ch. 34, par. 3-9005
55 ILCS 5/3-9006from Ch. 34, par. 3-9006
55 ILCS 5/3-9008from Ch. 34, par. 3-9008
55 ILCS 5/3-9009from Ch. 34, par. 3-9009
55 ILCS 5/3-9012from Ch. 34, par. 3-9012


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State's Attorney Division of the Counties Code. Provides that, in a county with less than 2,000,000 inhabitants, the State's Attorney may give an opinion, without fee or reward, upon any question of law relating to a County Veterans Assistance Commission. Provides that a County Veterans Assistance Commission may make such a request of the State's Attorney, and the State's Attorney, in the State's Attorney's sole discretion, may grant or decline such a request by a County Veterans Assistance Commission. Makes all provisions of the Division gender neutral. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
330 ILCS 45/10from Ch. 23, par. 3090

Provides that, in a county with less than 2,000,000 inhabitants, and only upon receipt of a written request by the superintendent of the county Veterans Assistance Commission for the county in which the State's Attorney is located, the State's Attorney shall have the discretionary authority to render an opinion, without fee or reward, upon any question of law relating to a matter in which the county Veterans Assistance Commission may be concerned. Provides that the State's Attorney shall have the discretion to grant or decline such a request. Corrects two gender-neutral changes. Amends the Military Veterans Assistance Act making a conforming change.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/26/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  1/29/2021HouseFirst Reading
  1/29/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/23/2021HouseAssigned to Counties & Townships Committee
  3/22/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  3/22/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/23/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Counties & Townships Committee
  3/26/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Counties & Townships Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/26/2021HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Counties & Townships Committee; 011-000-000
  4/8/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  4/20/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
  4/20/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
  4/20/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  4/20/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 117-000-000
  4/21/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/21/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 22, 2021
  4/22/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel
  4/22/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/22/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/28/2021SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  5/12/2021SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 009-000-000
  5/12/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 13, 2021
  5/13/2021SenateSecond Reading
  5/13/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 14, 2021

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