IL SR1717 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-3)
Status: Failed on January 9 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-01-09 - Session Sine Die
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Recognizes the historic significance of the 70th anniversary of the reestablishment of the sovereign and independent state of Israel as a homeland for the Jewish people. Reaffirms the bonds of friendship and cooperation which have existed between the United States, Illinois, and Israel for the past 70 years, and commits to strengthening those bonds. Commends the people of Israel for their remarkable achievements in building a new state and a pluralistic, democratic society in the face of terrorism, as well as hostility, ostracism, and belligerence from many of their neighbors. Reaffirms our support for Israel's right to defend itself against threats to its security and existence. Reaffirms our enduring support for Israel as Israel pursues peace with its neighbors. Extends the warmest congratulations and best wishes to the state of Israel and Israeli people for a peaceful and prosperous future.

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2019-01-09SenateSession Sine Die
2019-01-04SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. John J. Cullerton
2018-05-22SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
2018-05-22SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Karen McConnaughay
2018-05-22SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Chris Nybo
2018-05-16SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
2018-05-16SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
2018-05-15SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
2018-05-11SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
2018-05-10SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
2018-05-10SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
2018-05-10SenateReferred to Assignments
2018-05-10SenateFiled with Secretary

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