Illinois General Assembly: HB3839 actions on May 16
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, occasionally leading to objections from the minority party that just a few legislators from the majority have the power to completely kill their legislation. Minority party members have objected that this makes it difficult or impossible for them to represent their constituents.
The bill, as it was introduced in the House by Rep. Keith R. Wheeler (R-50) on May 16, "amends the Department of State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois," according to the General Assembly website.
The following house representatives also co-sponsored the bill: Mark Batinick (R-97), Amy Grant (R-42), Margo McDermed (R-37), Dan Ugaste (R-65) and Grant Wehrli (R-41).
The table below shows a history of actions for this bill through May 16.
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Illinois State House District 37 • Illinois State House District 41 • Illinois State House District 42 • Illinois State House District 50 • Illinois State House District 65 • Illinois State House District 97