IL HB0479 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 9-1)
Status: Engrossed on February 16 2017 - 50% progression
Action: 2017-05-19 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
Pending: Senate Assignments Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Amends "An Act to renew the Great Seal of State", approved March 7, 1867. Provides that the State seal shall bear the date "December 3, 1818", in recognition of the date of Illinois' statehood, and that date shall replace any other date appearing on the State seal before the effective date of this Amendatory Act. Provides that any further additions or changes made to the design of the seal on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act shall be wholly within the discretion of the Secretary of State. Effective immediately.

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Roll Calls

2017-02-16 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 92 N: 17 NV: 3 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2017-05-19SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
2017-05-15SenateAssigned to State Government
2017-02-22SenateReferred to Assignments
2017-02-22SenateFirst Reading
2017-02-16SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
2017-02-16SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
2017-02-16SenateArrive in Senate
2017-02-16HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
2017-02-16HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 092-017-001
2017-02-16HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Sosnowski
2017-02-09HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2017-02-09HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2017-02-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
2017-02-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
2017-02-08HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2017-02-08HouseDo Pass / Short Debate State Government Administration Committee; 007-000-000
2017-02-02HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
2017-02-01HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Nick Sauer
2017-01-27HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Avery Bourne
2017-01-24HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
2017-01-24HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven A. Andersson
2017-01-20HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-01-20HouseFirst Reading
2017-01-19HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Tim Butler

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