IL HB4791 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 13 2018 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2018-04-26 - Tabled
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Illinois Municipal Code and the Fire Protection District Act. Provides that a person shall not be appointed as the chief, the acting chief, the department head, or a position, by whatever title, that is responsible for day-to-day operations of a fire department or fire protection district for greater than 180 days unless he or she possesses certification that meets the National Fire Protection Association's NFPA 1001, Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, Fire Fighter II job performance requirements; certification that meets the National Fire Protection Association's NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, Fire Officer II job performance requirements (rather than Office of the State Fire Marshal Firefighter Basic Certification or Firefighter II Certification; Office of the State Fire Marshal Fire Officer I and II Certifications).

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2018-04-26HouseMotion Prevailed
2018-04-13HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2018-04-11HouseMotion Filed - Table Bill/Resolution Pursuant to Rule 60(b), Rep. Carol Sente
2018-03-05HouseAssigned to Fire & Emergency Services Committee
2018-02-13HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-02-13HouseFirst Reading
2018-02-13HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Carol Sente

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
65510-1-7.3Amended CodeCitation Text
65510-2.1-4Amended CodeCitation Text
7070516.04bAmended CodeCitation Text

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