IL HB5971 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-0)
Status: Engrossed on November 15 2018 - 50% progression
Action: 2018-11-15 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
Pending: Senate Assignments Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [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

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


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

Code Citations

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