IL HB5971 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 13-1)
Status: Passed on December 14 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-12-14 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1150
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Amends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Designates the month of April of each year as Arab American Heritage Month to be observed throughout the State as a month to recognize the valuable contributions of Arab Americans to this State and to the various aspects of American society. Effective immediately.

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Roll Calls

2018-11-28 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 46 N: 0 NV: 13 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-11-15 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 99 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2018-12-14HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1150
2018-12-14HouseEffective Date December 14, 2018
2018-12-14HouseGovernor Approved
2018-12-11HouseSent to the Governor
2018-11-28SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
2018-11-28SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
2018-11-28SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
2018-11-28SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
2018-11-28SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
2018-11-28HousePassed Both Houses
2018-11-28SenateThird Reading - Passed; 046-000-000
2018-11-28Senate3/5 Vote Required
2018-11-27SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading November 28, 2018
2018-11-27SenateSecond Reading
2018-11-27SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
2018-11-27SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. John J. Cullerton
2018-11-27SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
2018-11-27SenateDo Pass State Government; 007-000-000
2018-11-27SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John F. Curran
2018-11-20SenateAssigned to State Government
2018-11-15HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
2018-11-15HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
2018-11-15HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
2018-11-15HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
2018-11-15SenateReferred to Assignments
2018-11-15SenateFirst Reading
2018-11-15SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
2018-11-15SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
2018-11-15SenateArrive in Senate
2018-11-15HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 099-000-000
2018-11-15House3/5 Vote Required
2018-11-15HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2018-11-14HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
2018-11-14HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2018-11-14HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2018-11-14HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Executive Committee; 010-000-000
2018-11-09HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
2018-11-07HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
2018-11-07HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-11-07HouseFirst Reading
2018-10-10HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Madigan

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