IL HB2568 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 14-2)
Status: Passed on August 25 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-08-25 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0371
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Amends the State Designations Act. Designates milkweed as the official State wildflower of the State of Illinois. Effective immediately.

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Roll Calls

2017-05-30 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 45 N: 8 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-03-29 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 101 N: 8 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-08-25HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0371
2017-08-25HouseEffective Date August 25, 2017
2017-08-25HouseGovernor Approved
2017-06-28HouseSent to the Governor
2017-05-30HousePassed Both Houses
2017-05-30SenateThird Reading - Passed; 045-008-001
2017-05-26SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
2017-05-24SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 25, 2017
2017-05-24SenateSecond Reading
2017-05-19SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 22, 2017
2017-05-19SenateDo Pass State Government; 007-000-000
2017-05-19SenateReported Back To State Government; 003-000-000
2017-05-12SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 19, 2017
2017-05-12SenateTo Subcommittee on State Designations
2017-05-04SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
2017-05-04SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
2017-05-03SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
2017-05-03SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
2017-04-25SenateAssigned to State Government
2017-04-06SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
2017-04-06SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
2017-03-30SenateReferred to Assignments
2017-03-30SenateFirst Reading
2017-03-29SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
2017-03-29SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 30, 2017
2017-03-29SenateArrive in Senate
2017-03-29HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
2017-03-29HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
2017-03-29HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
2017-03-29HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 101-008-000
2017-03-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
2017-03-23HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2017-03-23HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2017-03-23HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
2017-03-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
2017-03-20HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
2017-03-16HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2017-03-15HouseDo Pass / Short Debate State Government Administration Committee; 007-000-000
2017-02-22HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven A. Andersson
2017-02-22HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
2017-02-08HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-02-08HouseFirst Reading
2017-02-08HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Anna Moeller

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