State Capitol Report

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

State Capitol Report

It seemed that 2:30 was the designated hour this week for critical issues and your Capitol lobbyists were scrambling between committees and meetings on your behalf.  We spoke in SUPPORT of an initiative- Senate Bill 3595 to clarify the use of compulsory sales in the assessment process in the Senate Revenue Committee; OPPOSED Senate Amendment #3 to House Bill 506- another amendment on the erroneous homestead legislation in the Senate Executive Committee; heard persuasive arguments from a wide variety of construction related proponents an

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May 18, 2012