IL SB1791 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 32-1)
Status: Passed on August 23 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-08-23 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0566
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Changes all references to "Food Stamp Program" to "Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP) Program". Changes all references to the "Food Stamp Employment and Training Program" to the "SNAP Employment and Training Program". Provides that the SNAP Employment and Training Program shall be voluntary in every county except those in which the Department of Human Services can show that there are sufficient program slots for at least the majority of the county's current non-exempt work registrants. Provides that persons who fail to cooperate with the SNAP Employment and Training Program in counties where available program slots exist for at least the majority of that county's current work registrants shall become ineligible for SNAP benefits according to SNAP regulations. Effective immediately.

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Roll Calls

2019-05-31 - Senate - Concurrence in Senate (Y: 43 N: 13 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-05-23 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 106 N: 10 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-03-20 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 41 N: 13 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-08-23SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0566
2019-08-23SenateEffective Date August 23, 2019
2019-08-23SenateGovernor Approved
2019-06-28SenateSent to the Governor
2019-05-31SenatePassed Both Houses
2019-05-31SenateSenate Concurs
2019-05-31SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 043-013-000
2019-05-28SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Human Services; 007-002-000
2019-05-28SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Human Services
2019-05-23HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
2019-05-23SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
2019-05-23SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Laura Fine
2019-05-23SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 24, 2019
2019-05-23SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
2019-05-23HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 106-010-000
2019-05-21HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
2019-05-21HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Demmer
2019-05-21HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Barbara Hernandez
2019-05-21HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
2019-05-21HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark L. Walker
2019-05-21HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Martwick
2019-05-20HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
2019-05-16HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
2019-05-16HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Edly-Allen
2019-05-16HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2019-05-16HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2019-05-16HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
2019-05-16HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
2019-05-16HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
2019-05-16HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
2019-05-16HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
2019-05-16HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
2019-05-03HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
2019-05-02HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2019-05-01HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
2019-05-01HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Karina Villa
2019-05-01HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Yehiel M. Kalish
2019-05-01HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Celina Villanueva
2019-05-01HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
2019-05-01HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
2019-05-01HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
2019-05-01HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 014-000-000
2019-05-01HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Human Services Committee; by Voice Vote
2019-04-30HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
2019-04-19HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2019-04-19HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Natalie A. Manley
2019-04-09HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
2019-04-09HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
2019-04-05HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
2019-03-29SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
2019-03-21HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2019-03-21HouseFirst Reading
2019-03-21HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Natalie A. Manley
2019-03-20HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
2019-03-20HouseArrived in House
2019-03-20SenateThird Reading - Passed; 041-013-000
2019-03-20SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
2019-03-15SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
2019-03-13SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 14, 2019
2019-03-13SenateSecond Reading
2019-03-12SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 13, 2019
2019-03-12SenateDo Pass Human Services; 007-003-000
2019-03-07SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
2019-03-06SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
2019-03-05SenatePostponed - Human Services
2019-03-05SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
2019-02-27SenateAssigned to Human Services
2019-02-15SenateReferred to Assignments
2019-02-15SenateFirst Reading
2019-02-15SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Laura Fine

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305512-4.4Amended CodeCitation Text

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