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Illinois General Assembly: HB2905 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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By Local Labs News Service | Apr 13, 2019

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The following action was taken on April 12 in the House on House bill HB2905 ("pencd-sers-alternative annuity"): "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 House by Rep. Robert Martwick (D-19) on Feb. 14, "amends the General Provisions and State Employees Articles of the Illinois Pension Code," according to the General Assembly website.

The following house representative also co-sponsored the bill: Michael J. Zalewski (D-23).

The table below shows a history of actions for this bill through April 12.

Actions
Date
Chamber
Action
April 12
House
Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
April 10
House
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
April 10
House
Second Reading - Short Debate
March 29
House
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
March 28
House
Do Pass / Short Debate Personnel & Pensions Committee
March 28
House
Reported Back To Personnel & Pensions Committee
March 28
House
Recommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Personnel & Pensions Committee
March 28
House
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
March 6
House
To Administrative and Substantive Pension Subcommittee
Feb. 26
House
Assigned to Personnel & Pensions Committee
Feb. 14
House
Referred to Rules Committee
Feb. 14
House
First Reading
Feb. 14
House
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Robert Martwick

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