IL HB5221 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-3)
Status: Vetoed on August 21 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-08-21 - Governor Vetoed
Text: Latest bill text (Veto Message) [HTML]


Amends the Public Employee Disability Act. Provides that the term "eligible employee" as used in the Act includes firefighters employed as full-time paramedics or firefighters who perform paramedic duties.

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Roll Calls

2018-05-24 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 51 N: 2 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-04-19 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 101 N: 8 NV: 4 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2018-08-21HouseGovernor Vetoed
2018-06-22HouseSent to the Governor
2018-05-24HousePassed Both Houses
2018-05-24SenateThird Reading - Passed; 051-002-000
2018-05-24SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
2018-05-22SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
2018-05-15SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2018
2018-05-15SenateSecond Reading
2018-05-09SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 10, 2018
2018-05-09SenateDo Pass Labor; 011-003-000
2018-05-08SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
2018-05-02SenateAssigned to Labor
2018-05-01SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Linda Holmes
2018-04-23SenateReferred to Assignments
2018-04-23SenateFirst Reading
2018-04-23SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
2018-04-23SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
2018-04-23SenateArrive in Senate
2018-04-19HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 101-008-000
2018-04-18HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
2018-04-18HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
2018-04-18HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
2018-04-18HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
2018-04-18HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
2018-04-17HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2018-04-17HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2018-04-12HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2018-04-12HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kathleen Willis
2018-04-11HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2018-04-10HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Labor & Commerce Committee; 023-003-000
2018-03-21HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
2018-02-16HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-02-16HouseFirst Reading
2018-02-15HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kathleen Willis

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