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Illinois General Assembly: HB2495 actions on March 29

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By Local Labs News Service | Mar 30, 2019


The following actions were taken on March 29 in the House on House bill HB2495 ("reproductive health act"): "House Committee Amendment No. 2 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee", "House Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee" and "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. Kelly M. Cassidy (D-14) on Feb. 13, "creates the Reproductive Health Act" and "provides that every individual has a fundamental right to make autonomous decisions about one's own reproductive health," according to the General Assembly website.

The following house representatives also co-sponsored the bill: Carol Ammons (D-103), Jaime M. Andrade, Jr. (D-40), Luis Arroyo (D-3), Kambium Buckner (D-26), Jonathan Carroll (D-57), John Connor (D-85), Deb Conroy (D-46), William Davis (D-30), Daniel Didech (D-59), Marcus C. Evans, Jr. (D-33), Sara Feigenholtz (D-12), Robyn Gabel (D-18), Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz (D-17), Jehan Gordon-Booth (D-92), LaToya Greenwood (D-114), Will Guzzardi (D-39), Sonya M. Harper (D-6), Gregory Harris (D-13), Elizabeth Hernandez (D-24), Thaddeus Jones (D-29), Theresa Mah (D-2), Robert Martwick (D-19), Anna Moeller (D-43), Bob Morgan (D-58), Michelle Mussman (D-56), Aaron M. Ortiz (D-1), Delia C. Ramirez (D-4), Lamont J. Robinson, Jr. (D-5), Justin Slaughter (D-27), Anne Stava-Murray (D-81), Katie Stuart (D-112), Curtis J. Tarver, II (D-25), Karina Villa (D-49), Celina Villanueva (D-21), Mark L. Walker (D-53), Emanuel Chris Welch (D-7), Ann M. Williams (D-11), Kathleen Willis (D-77) and Michael J. Zalewski (D-23).

The table below shows a history of actions for this bill through March 29.

Actions
Date
Chamber
Action
May 23
House
Removed Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
May 22
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
May 22
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II
May 21
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
April 2
House
Removed Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
March 29
House
House Committee Amendment No. 2 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
March 29
House
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
March 29
House
Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
March 26
House
House Committee Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
March 26
House
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
March 21
House
House Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
March 21
House
House Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
March 20
House
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
March 20
House
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
March 13
House
Removed Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
March 6
House
To Informed Consent Subcommittee
March 5
House
Removed Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
March 5
House
Removed Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
March 5
House
Removed Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
March 5
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
Feb. 26
House
Assigned to Human Services Committee
Feb. 21
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Karina Villa
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Martwick
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Celina Villanueva
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregory Harris
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark L. Walker
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
Feb. 14
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
Feb. 14
House
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
Feb. 14
House
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
Feb. 13
House
Referred to Rules Committee
Feb. 13
House
First Reading
Feb. 13
House
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
Feb. 13
House
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
Feb. 13
House
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy

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