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#1 mauserme

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Posted 05 May 2021 - 06:12 PM

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HR163 Firearms Deaths - Reduce and HR166 Women's Issue - Gun Issue were adopted.

#2 mauserme

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Posted 05 May 2021 - 06:13 PM

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Still in the process of moving bills through committees, neither the House nor Senate were involved with legislation of great concern to us yesterday.

The House Labor & Commerce Committee did approve SB548 Private Detective - Training for consideration. This is a bill of minor interest that we'll continue to watch in the background. It will not be included in our daily threads in its current form.

The House is scheduled for 12:00 Noon and the Senate for 12:30 PM today.



Next Days Scheduled

House: 5/7/2021
Senate: 5/7/2021 5/10/2021


 
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House Supplemental Calendar 1

 
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#3 mauserme

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Posted 05 May 2021 - 06:13 PM

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House Calendar

12:00 Noon




HB1092 Criminal Law - Tech

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House Sponsor: Stoneback, Welch, Slaughter, Hirschauer, Ramirez, LaPointe, Yang Rohr, Morgan, Gabel, Gong-Gershowitz, Williams (Jawaharial), Stava-Murray, Evans, Mason, Walker, Buckner

Status: Consideration Postponed/Re-Referred to Rules

Synopsis As Introduced

Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the definition of "conviction".

House Amendment 1 to HB1092 - Adopted

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Public Health, subject to appropriation or other available funding, shall conduct a program to promote awareness of firearms restraining orders to the general public. Provides that beginning July 1, 2022, the program must include the development and dissemination, through print, digital, and broadcast media, of public service announcements that publicize the options victims of domestic violence have to seek help with special emphasis on the firearms restraining order. Amends the Department of State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Creates the Commission on Implementing the Firearms Restraining Order Act. Amends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board shall develop and approve a standard curriculum for a training program on the Firearms Restraining Order Act. Provides that the Board shall conduct a training program that trains officers on the use of firearms restraining orders, how to identify situations in which a firearms restraining order is appropriate, and how to safely promote the usage of the firearms restraining order in a domestic violence situation. Provides that the curriculum of police training schools shall also include training on the use of a firearms restraining order by providing instruction on the process used to file a firearms restraining order, how to identify situations in which a firearms restraining order is appropriate, and how to promote a firearms restraining order in a domestic violence situation. Provides that if adequate firearms restraining order training is unavailable, the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board may approve training to be conducted by a third party. Officers who have successfully completed this program shall be issued a certificate attesting to their attendance. Amends the Firearms Restraining Order Act. Provides that a firearms restraining order includes the seizure of the respondent's ammunition and firearm parts that could be assembled to make an operable firearm. Provides that "family member of the respondent" includes a former spouse and a person with whom the respondent has or allegedly has a child in common. Provides that a petition for a firearms restraining order may be filed in any county where an incident occurred that involved the respondent posing an immediate and present danger of causing personal injury to the respondent or another by having in his or her custody or control, or purchasing, possessing, or receiving, a firearm or ammunition or firearm parts that could be assembled to make an operable firearm. Includes printing a petition for a firearms restraining order for which no fees may be charged by the circuit clerk. Provides that the Illinois State Police shall submit a yearly report to the General Assembly concerning the applications and issuance of firearms restraining orders. Makes other changes.




HR163 Firearms Deaths - Reduce

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House Sponsor: Stoneback, Hirschauer, Welch, Morgan, Stava-Murray, Mah, LaPointe, Ramirez, Gong-Gershowitz, Cassidy, Hernandez (Barbara), Mayfield, Vella, Carroll, West, Willis, Costa Howard, Williams (Ann), Delgado, Gabel, Didech, Conroy, Croke, Yingling, Moeller, Yang Rohr

Status: Order of Resolutions

Synopsis As Introduced

Commits to passing meaningful legislation that will prevent people filled with hate from obtaining the means by which to end innocent lives.




HR166 Women's Issue - Gun Issue

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House Sponsor: Hernandez (Barbara), Hirschauer, Stoneback, Gonzalez, Yang Rohr

Status: Order of Resolutions

Synopsis As Introduced

Supports policies that are based in equity to keep Illinois women and children safe from gun violence and will lead to healthier communities.


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Posted 05 May 2021 - 06:14 PM

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Senate Calendar

12:30 PM



SB1165 "FOID Modernization Act"

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Senate Sponsor: Koehler, Holmes, Belt, Hastings, Crowe, Joyce, Glowiak Hilton, Connor, Cappel, Cullerton, Bennett, Martwick, Turner (Doris), Muñoz, Cunningham, Curran, DeWitte, Johnson, Landek, Stadelman, Bryant

Status: Third Reading/Deadline Extended to 5/7/2021

Synopsis As Introduced

Amends the Abandoned Refrigerator Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Senate Amendment 1 to SB1165 - Pending

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Department of State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Illinois State Police shall establish a portal for use by federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies, including Offices of the State's Attorneys and the Office of the Attorney General to capture a report of persons whose Firearm Owner's Identification Cards have been revoked or suspended. Provides that the portal is for law enforcement purposes only. Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that each applicant for the issuance of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card may include a full set of his or her fingerprints in electronic format to the Illinois State Police. Provides that a Firearm Owner's Identification Card of a licensee under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act shall not expire during the term of the licensee's concealed carry license. Provides that the Illinois State Police shall deny an application or shall revoke and seize a Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued under the Act if the Illinois State Police finds that the applicant or person to whom such card was issued is or was at the time of issuance subject to a civil no contact order or a stalking no contact order. Provides for email notifications from the Illinois State Police upon request of an applicant or Card holder. Create expanded rule making authority for the Illinois State Police concerning the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act and the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Makes conforming changes in various other Acts.


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#5 mauserme

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Posted 06 May 2021 - 11:12 AM

The House is coming to order.

 

113 members are present.



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Posted 06 May 2021 - 11:50 AM

HR163 is up.

 

Delivering the same prepared speech she gave in committee, she "clearly remembers how she first learned of the Atlanta shooting...."

 

Still no original thoughts.



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Posted 06 May 2021 - 11:54 AM

I believe HR163 was adopted - I was interrupted.

 

HR166 is up, and is adopted.

 

The Senate is coming to order.



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Posted 06 May 2021 - 11:55 AM

HR163 was adopted as I thought.



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Posted 06 May 2021 - 12:13 PM

House Supplemental Calendar 1 is available.

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Posted 06 May 2021 - 12:33 PM

The House stands adjourned until 5/7/2021 @ 9:00 AM



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Posted 06 May 2021 - 01:40 PM

The Senate stands adjourned until 5/10/2021 @ 4:00 PM



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Posted 06 May 2021 - 03:19 PM

Are resolutions adopted or rejected without a vote tally? 


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Posted 06 May 2021 - 04:37 PM

Are resolutions adopted or rejected without a vote tally?


It depends on the resolution. Some require a recorded vote but many, like today's, are done on a "voice vote" where members simply speak their mind and the Chair decides who sounded loudest.  In practice they really just breeze through the process whether anyone's voice is audible or not.



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Posted 06 May 2021 - 08:14 PM

 

Are resolutions adopted or rejected without a vote tally?


It depends on the resolution. Some require a recorded vote but many, like today's, are done on a "voice vote" where members simply speak their mind and the Chair decides who sounded loudest.  In practice they really just breeze through the process whether anyone's voice is audible or not.

 

That's about what I expected.  Thanks.


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Posted 07 May 2021 - 06:38 AM

 

 

Are resolutions adopted or rejected without a vote tally?


It depends on the resolution. Some require a recorded vote but many, like today's, are done on a "voice vote" where members simply speak their mind and the Chair decides who sounded loudest.  In practice they really just breeze through the process whether anyone's voice is audible or not.

 

That's about what I expected.  Thanks.

 

In other words, the outcome is already decided before the vote. Just a, "Formality".






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