SB 3457

  • Illinois Senate Bill
  • 101st Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate
  • Senate
  • House
  • Governor

Local Journalism Task Force

Abstract

Creates the Local Journalism Task Force Act. The Task Force shall consist of one member of the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, one member of the Senate appointed by the President of the Senate; one member appointed by the Governor, and one representative of each of the following entities: the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications at Northwestern University; the Journalism Department of the College of Media at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; the School of Journalism at Southern Illinois University Carbondale; the Illinois Press Association; the Illinois Broadcasters Association; the Illinois Legislative Correspondents Association; and the Illinois Municipal League. Directs the Task Force to study communities underserved by local journalism and review all aspects of journalism. Requires the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to provide administrative support. Provides that the Task Force shall report its findings and recommendations of legislation to the Governor and General Assembly.

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May 22, 2020

Senate

Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pat McGuire

Apr 12, 2020

Senate

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments

Senate

Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments

Mar 12, 2020

Senate

Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Andy Manar

Mar 03, 2020

Senate

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Commerce and Economic Development

Feb 28, 2020

Senate

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments

Senate

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Steve Stadelman

Feb 25, 2020

Senate

Assigned to Commerce and Economic Development

Feb 14, 2020

Senate

Filed with Secretary by Sen. Steve Stadelman

Senate

Referred to Assignments

Senate

First Reading

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