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Illinois General Assembly: SB1796 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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By Local Labs News Service | May 11, 2019


The following action was taken on May 10 in the House on Senate bill SB1796 ("agg assault&bat-vet&servicemem"): "Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee."

The Rules Committees is a powerful standing committee in the House controlled by the majority. All legislation is assigned to the Rules Committee as a kind of legislative filter that sorts the more-than-6,000 bills introduced each year. The committee considers the legislation and often assigns it to other committees in order to be heard by other lawmakers. Sometimes, legislation dies in the Rules Committee if the committee decides it does not merit further consideration.

In the event that a committee fails to report to the House on a bill by applicable deadlines, it is automatically re-referred to the Rules Committee according to House rule 19(a). This is what happened with this bill.

The bill, as it was introduced in the Senate by Sen. Julie A. Morrison (D-29) on Feb. 15, "amends the Criminal Code of 2012" and "defines "servicemember" and "veteran"," according to the General Assembly website.

The following senators also co-sponsored the bill: Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-49), Cristina Castro (D-22), Rachelle Crowe (D-56), Thomas Cullerton (D-23), Bill Cunningham (D-18), Michael E. Hastings (D-19), Mattie Hunter (D-3), Steven M. Landek (D-12), Antonio Muñoz (D-1), Laura M. Murphy (D-28), Martin A. Sandoval (D-11), Brian W. Stewart (R-45) and Craig Wilcox (R-32).

The following house representatives co-sponsored the bill: Darren Bailey (R-109), Thomas M. Bennett (R-106), Terri Bryant (R-115), John M. Cabello (R-68), Brad Halbrook (R-102), Norine K. Hammond (R-93), Jeff Keicher (R-70), Stephanie A. Kifowit (D-84), Michael T. Marron (R-104), Tony McCombie (R-71), Chris Miller (R-110), Bob Morgan (D-58), Dave Severin (R-117), Keith P. Sommer (R-88), Daniel Swanson (R-74), Michael D. Unes (R-91), Keith R. Wheeler (R-50), Blaine Wilhour (R-107) and Patrick Windhorst (R-118).

The table below shows a history of actions for this bill through May 10.

Actions
Date
Chamber
Action
May 14
House
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Darren Bailey
May 14
House
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
May 14
House
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
May 14
House
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick Windhorst
May 14
House
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Terri Bryant
May 14
House
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Swanson
May 14
House
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jeff Keicher
May 14
House
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Blaine Wilhour
May 14
House
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
May 14
House
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Miller
May 14
House
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Brad Halbrook
May 14
House
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith P. Sommer
May 14
House
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael T. Marron
May 14
House
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
May 14
House
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
May 14
House
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
May 14
House
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
May 10
House
Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
April 30
House
Assigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
April 30
House
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
April 30
House
Alternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Michael D. Unes
April 12
Senate
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
April 11
House
Referred to Rules Committee
April 11
House
First Reading
April 11
House
Chief House Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
April 11
House
Arrived in House
April 10
Senate
Third Reading - Passed
April 9
Senate
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
April 9
Senate
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe
April 5
Senate
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
April 4
Senate
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
April 4
Senate
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
April 4
Senate
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
April 3
Senate
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
March 29
Senate
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
March 26
Senate
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March
March 26
Senate
Second Reading
March 20
Senate
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Craig Wilcox
March 20
Senate
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March
March 20
Senate
Do Pass as Amended Criminal Law
March 19
Senate
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
March 19
Senate
Reported Back To Criminal Law
March 19
Senate
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Reported Back To Criminal Law
March 12
Senate
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 To Subcommittee on CLEAR Compliance
March 12
Senate
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
March 6
Senate
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
March 6
Senate
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
March 5
Senate
To Subcommittee on CLEAR Compliance
Feb. 27
Senate
Assigned to Criminal Law
Feb. 26
Senate
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Brian W. Stewart
Feb. 26
Senate
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
Feb. 25
Senate
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
Feb. 15
Senate
Referred to Assignments
Feb. 15
Senate
First Reading
Feb. 15
Senate
Filed with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison

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