IL SB1895 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-1)
Status: Engrossed on May 5 2017 - 50% progression
Action: 2017-05-25 - Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Amends the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act. Provides that any individual who serves as either emergency medical services personnel on a volunteer basis or as a firefighter on a volunteer basis may not be disciplined or terminated by his or her employer for responding to an emergency call or emergency text message during work hours that requests the individual's volunteer emergency medical services or volunteer firefighter services.

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Roll Calls

2017-05-05 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 12 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-05-25HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2017-05-25HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2017-05-25HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2017-05-25HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
2017-05-25HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2017-05-25HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Fire & Emergency Services Committee; 005-000-000
2017-05-22HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
2017-05-19HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
2017-05-15HouseAssigned to Fire & Emergency Services Committee
2017-05-09HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-05-09HouseFirst Reading
2017-05-08HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
2017-05-08HouseArrived in House
2017-05-05SenateThird Reading - Passed; 047-000-000
2017-05-05SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
2017-05-05SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; McCann
2017-05-05SenateRecalled to Second Reading
2017-05-03SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Labor; 011-000-000
2017-05-02SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Labor
2017-04-28SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
2017-04-27SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Andy Manar
2017-04-26SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 27, 2017
2017-04-26SenateSecond Reading
2017-04-26SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
2017-04-26SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
2017-03-09SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 14, 2017
2017-03-09SenateDo Pass Labor; 014-000-000
2017-02-28SenateAssigned to Labor
2017-02-10SenateReferred to Assignments
2017-02-10SenateFirst Reading
2017-02-10SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Wm. Sam McCann

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
210503.56New CodeSee Bill Text

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