HB 129

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 93rd Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Disaster Worker-Gov Leave


Amends the Disaster Service Volunteer Leave Act and the Local Government Disaster Service Volunteer Act. Provides that State and local government employees who are assigned to the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, in accordance with specified laws or rules, may be granted leave upon request of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency in the same manner as disaster service volunteers of the American Red Cross. Requires that work leave requests for out-of-state disasters shall be coordinated by the American Red Cross and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency through the Illinois State Emergency Operations Center. Authorizes the Illinois Emergency Management Agency to consult with the Department of Central Management Services on leave issues. Requires that leave for disasters within the United States or its territories shall not be unreasonably denied. Removes the requirement that leave for American Red Cross volunteers must be for service relating to a disaster in Illinois. Effective July 1, 2003.

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Jan 11, 2005


Session Sine Die

Mar 13, 2003


Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Mar 11, 2003


Motion to Suspend Rule 25 - Prevailed by Voice Vote

Jan 23, 2003


Assigned to Executive Committee

Jan 09, 2003


Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Raymond Poe


Referred to Rules Committee


First Reading

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