IL SB0866 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 16-6)
Status: Passed on August 11 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-08-11 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0084
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Provides that the Department of Veterans Affairs shall provide informational resources and education to veterans returning from deployment regarding service animals for individuals with disabilities including, but not limited to, resources and education on service animals that guide people who are blind, pull a wheelchair, alert a person with hearing loss, protect a person having a seizure, assist a person with a traumatic brain injury, and calm a person with post-traumatic stress disorder during an anxiety attack or psychiatric episode.

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Roll Calls

2017-05-19 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 99 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2017-04-26 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 58 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-08-11SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0084
2017-08-11SenateEffective Date January 1, 2018
2017-08-11SenateGovernor Approved
2017-06-16SenateSent to the Governor
2017-05-19SenatePassed Both Houses
2017-05-19SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
2017-05-19HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 099-000-000
2017-05-18HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
2017-05-18HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael D. Unes
2017-05-18HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2017-05-18HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2017-05-16HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Michael D. Unes
2017-05-16HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Brian W. Stewart
2017-05-16HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
2017-05-16HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael D. Unes
2017-05-16HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
2017-05-16HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Swanson
2017-05-16HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy E. Frese
2017-05-16HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
2017-05-16HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
2017-05-16HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
2017-05-16HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
2017-05-16HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
2017-05-11HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2017-05-11HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Veterans' Affairs Committee; 009-000-000
2017-05-08HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
2017-05-03HouseAssigned to Veterans' Affairs Committee
2017-05-03HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Daniel J. Burke
2017-05-03HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
2017-05-03HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
2017-05-03HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
2017-04-26HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-04-26HouseFirst Reading
2017-04-26HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
2017-04-26HouseArrived in House
2017-04-26SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
2017-03-29SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
2017-03-15SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 16, 2017
2017-03-15SenateSecond Reading
2017-03-08SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 9, 2017
2017-03-08SenateDo Pass Veterans Affairs; 008-000-000
2017-02-27SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William R. Haine
2017-02-16SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
2017-02-16SenatePostponed - Veterans Affairs
2017-02-15SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
2017-02-08SenateAssigned to Veterans Affairs
2017-02-07SenateReferred to Assignments
2017-02-07SenateFirst Reading
2017-02-07SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Thomas Cullerton

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