IL HB2778 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Vetoed on August 25 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-08-25 - Governor Vetoed
Text: Latest bill text (Veto Message) [HTML]


Amends the Fire Protection of Unprotected Area Act. Provides that if a property owner of an unprotected area refuses a request for annexation for fire protection, the State Fire Marshal shall assign the unprotected area coverage. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that in order to obtain property insurance for property located in an unincorporated area of a county, the owner of the property must submit verification that the property has fire protection coverage by a fire protection jurisdiction. Effective January 1, 2018.

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Roll Calls

2017-05-30 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 45 N: 12 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-04-25 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 69 N: 40 NV: 8 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-08-25HouseGovernor Vetoed
2017-06-28HouseSent to the Governor
2017-05-30HousePassed Both Houses
2017-05-30SenateThird Reading - Passed; 045-012-000
2017-05-26SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
2017-05-25SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 26, 2017
2017-05-25SenateSecond Reading
2017-05-18SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
2017-05-17SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 18, 2017
2017-05-17SenateDo Pass Local Government; 006-000-003
2017-05-12SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 19, 2017
2017-05-05SenateAssigned to Local Government
2017-05-02SenateReferred to Assignments
2017-05-02SenateFirst Reading
2017-05-02SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
2017-04-26SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 27, 2017
2017-04-26SenateArrive in Senate
2017-04-25HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 069-040-000
2017-04-25HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
2017-04-25HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
2017-04-07HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2017-04-07HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2017-03-30HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2017-03-30HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Fire & Emergency Services Committee; 003-001-000
2017-03-30HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Fire & Emergency Services Committee; by Voice Vote
2017-03-27HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Fire & Emergency Services Committee
2017-03-24HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2017-03-24HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kathleen Willis
2017-03-24HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
2017-03-24HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Kathleen Willis
2017-03-15HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
2017-02-22HouseAssigned to Fire & Emergency Services Committee
2017-02-08HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-02-08HouseFirst Reading
2017-02-08HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Daniel Swanson

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
2155143.10dNew CodeSee Bill Text
707153Amended CodeCitation Text

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