The following actions were taken on May 21 in the House on House bill HB2896 ("idph-diversity task force"): "Passed Both Houses" and "Third Reading - Passed".
The bill, as it was introduced in the House by Rep. Mary E. Flowers (D-31) on Feb. 14, "amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois" and "creates the Diversity in Health Care Professions Task Force," according to the General Assembly website.
The following senators co-sponsored the bill: Cristina Castro (D-22), Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-16), Emil Jones, III (D-14), Antonio Muñoz (D-1), Martin A. Sandoval (D-11), Elgie R. Sims, Jr. (D-17) and Ram Villivalam (D-8).
The following house representatives also co-sponsored the bill: Kelly M. Burke (D-36), LaToya Greenwood (D-114), Rita Mayfield (D-60), Debbie Meyers-Martin (D-38) and Anne Stava-Murray (D-81).
The table below shows a history of actions for this bill through May 21.
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
Alternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May
Postponed - Public Health
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
Assigned to Public Health
Chief Senate Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
Placed on Calendar Order of First Reading March
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
Third Reading - Short Debate - Passed
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
Second Reading - Short Debate
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
Do Pass / Short Debate Health Care Licenses Committee
Assigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
Referred to Rules Committee
Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers