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6/7/2014 5:38:00 AM
Follow that Bill

Tom Collins
NewsTribune Senior Reporter

Federal Bills
H.R. 3976 — Wounded and disabled veterans get free lifetime passes to U.S. National Parks. Filed Jan. 29, 2014, by U.S. Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-Calif.).

S. 1984 — Hacking into a security clearinghouse and stealing 1 million or more credit card numbers carries a mandatory prison sentence of 25 years to life. Filed Feb. 3, 2014, by U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.).

State Bills
Public Act 98-0632 — Requires automated external defibrillator (AED) training for students in all Illinois high schools. House Bill 3724 filed Oct. 23, 2013, by Rep. Daniel Burke (D-Chicago). Passed the House 100-12 on April 1, 2014. Rep. Frank Mautino (D-Spring Valley) voted yes. Passed the Senate 48-4 on May 20, 2014. Sen. Sue Rezin (R-Morris) voted yes. Signed into law June 5, 2014, by Gov. Pat Quinn.

Senate Bill 2636 — Lets minors with a type of epilepsy smoke marijuana under the state’s medical cannabis pilot program. Filed Jan. 21, 2014, by Sen. Iris Martinez (D-Chicago). Passed the Senate 49-5 on April 2, 2014. Sen. Sue Rezin (R-Morris) voted yes. Amended version passed the House 98-18 on May 21, 2014. Rep. Frank Mautino (D-Spring Valley) voted yes. Senate concurred 54-2 on May 30, 2014; Rezin again voted yes.

House Bill 5622 — Establishes protections for low-wage workers who receive wages through payroll cards, a smart card used to make purchases and ATM withdrawals. Passed the House 63-39 on April 10, 2014. Rep. Frank Mautino (D-Spring Valley) voted yes. Amended version passed the Senate 57-0 on May 29, 2014. House concurred 98-11 on May 30, 2014; Mautino again voted yes.

—Compiled by Tom Collins

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