Comments: IL HB0120 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Bill Title: Reinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with the following changes: Requires the Task Force to assess ways the State can improve the rate at which disability compensation claims are approved by the federal government and correct the disparity between the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' approval of disability compensation for Illinois veterans and that which is approved for veterans in other states. Provides that 4 members of different Illinois counties' Veterans Assistance Commissions, Veteran Service Officers, and VITAS officials shall be appointed to serve on the Task Force by the chair of the Veterans' Affairs Committee in the House of Representatives and the chair of the Veterans Affairs Committee in the Senate. Requires the report to be submitted by December 31, 2020 (rather than 2019) and the Task Force to dissolve and the amendatory Act's provisions to be repealed on December 31, 2021 (rather than 2020).

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 18-9)

Status: (Passed) 2019-08-09 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0225 [HB0120 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

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