90th General Assembly
Summary of HB2788
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Short description: 
FIRE DEPARTMENT PROMOTION ACT                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates  the  Fire  Department  Promotion  Act.   Provides   that      
   promotions  in municipal fire departments and fire protection district      
   fire departments shall be based upon examination, seniority within the      
   department, ascertained merit,  and  veteran's  preference.   Requires      
   promotion  of  the  person at the top of the promotion list.  Provides      
   for a one-year period of probation, during which  the  person  may  be      
   demoted  for  just cause, including failure to demonstrate the ability      
   required for the job.   Pre-empts  home  rule powers,  but  exempts         
   Chicago. Contains other provisions.  Effective immediately.                 
          FISCAL NOTE (State Fire Marshal)                                     
          No fiscal impact on the Office of the State Fire Marshal.            
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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