State Capitol Report

State Capitol Report - Oct. 27, 2017

The General Assembly was in session this week for the first of two weeks of the annual fall session. They will return to the Capitol November 7th for an additional three days. The fall session is primarily for legislative action on vetoes issued by the Governor on bills from the spring session. This week the House overrode several bills that had been vetoed and those bills were sent to the Senate for their action in November.

This issue of the State Capitol Report summarizes issues of interest to REALTORS® that were acted upon this week.

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October 27, 2017

State Capitol Report - May 26, 2017

The House adjourned mid-morning on Friday but as of publication of this week’s report, the Senate was still in session. 

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May 26, 2017

State Capitol Report - May 26, 2017

The House adjourned mid-morning on Friday but as of publication of this week’s report, the Senate was still in session. 

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May 26, 2017

State Capitol Report - May 19, 2017

The following is a summary of action items from the State Capitol this week:

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May 19, 2017

State Capitol Report - May 19, 2017

The following is a summary of action items from the State Capitol this week:

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May 19, 2017

State Capitol Report - May 12, 2017

It was a lot quieter at the Capitol this week as both chambers concentrated efforts on hearing bills in Committees.  This week’s report summarizes activity on bills of interest to the Illinois REALTORS®:

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May 12, 2017

State Capitol Report - May 3, 2017

It’s officially HALF-TIME in the General Assembly as last Friday, April 28th was the deadline date for bills to pass the first chamber. Legislation will move to the opposite chamber for committee hearings and floor debate as the General Assembly works toward the scheduled adjournment date of the 2017 spring session on May 31, 2017.

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May 3, 2017

State Capitol Report - Feb. 10, 2017

The 100th General Assembly has begun its work for the 2017 spring session. The main activity this week at the Capitol was bill introductions. In fact, TODAY marks the deadline for bills to be introduced in either the House or Senate. Before noon today there were over 5,500 bills introduced and it is expected by the end of the day there will be hundreds if not thousands more. 

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February 10, 2017

State Capitol Report 11-30-12

The General Assembly returned to Springfield this week for the annual fall session. The House was in Tuesday and Wednesday and the Senate was in Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. 

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November 30, 2012

State Capitol Report 11-30-12

The General Assembly returned to Springfield this week for the annual fall session. The House was in Tuesday and Wednesday and the Senate was in Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. 

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November 30, 2012