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home : news : north central illinois   April 30, 2016

2/8/2013 4:38:00 PM
Follow that Bill


Tom Collins
NewsTribune Senior Reporter



Federal Bills
S. 32 — Prohibits transporting a minor across state lines for an abortion. Filed Jan. 22, 2013, by U.S. Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio).

H.R. 249 — Anyone owing “seriously delinquent” taxes is ineligible for federal employment. Filed Jan. 15, 2013, by U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah).

State Bills
House Bill 188 — Prohibits tanning parlors from accepting customers under 18, with or without parental consent. Filed Jan. 18, 2013, by Rep. Robyn Gabel (D-Evanston).

House Bill 943 — Expands the Freedom of Information Act to include not-for-profit corporations and associations comprised of government bodies. Filed Jan. 24, 2013, by Rep. Sam Yingling (D-Round Lake Park).

Senate Bill 1190 — Creates a family leave law for grandparents, granting up to 12 weeks for the care of grandchildren. Filed Jan. 30 by Sen. Toi Hutchinson (D-Chicago Heights).

House Bill 958 — Increases penalties for repeat domestic violence convictions. A person convicted with two priors is guilty of a Class 4 felony (1-3 years in prison), three priors a Class 3 felony (2-5 years) and so on. Filed Jan. 24, 2013, by Rep. Emily McAsey (D-Romeoville).

Senate Bill 1214 — Allows the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority to publish the names of toll violators on their website along with the amount of fines and unpaid tolls. Filed Jan. 30, 2013, by by Sen. Ira Silverstein (D-Chicago).

—Compiled by Tom Collins










Reader Comments

Posted: Friday, February 8, 2013
Article comment by: METALWORKER

If HR 249 becones law that might put a group of Sen and Rep in line to loose their jobs, Might it not?

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