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Sidney Mathias' Selected Sponsorships

Office: Board Member (Lake County, IL) - District 20

Selected Sponsorships

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Oct. 24, 2011 HB 3859 Requires Publication of Reduced Tax Rates under the EDGE Program House Co-sponsor
Oct. 5, 2011 HB 3810 Eliminates General Assembly Scholarships House Co-sponsor
Feb. 4, 2011 HB 1091 Public-Private Transportation Partnership House Co-sponsor
Oct. 15, 2009 HB 4654 Limiting Free Mass Transit for Seniors House Co-sponsor
May 27, 2009 HJRCA 31 Authorizing Governor Recall Elections House Co-sponsor
Jan. 14, 2009 HR 5 Impeachment of Governor Rod R. Blagojevich House Co-sponsor
Jan. 8, 2009 HR 1671 Impeachment of Governor Rod R. Blagojevich House Co-sponsor
May 6, 2008 HJR 132 Legislative Salaries House Co-sponsor
Aug. 1, 2007 HJRCA 28 Recall Elections House Co-sponsor
Feb. 8, 2007 SB 500 Statewide smoking ban Senate Co-sponsor
Feb. 6, 2007 HB 656 Transportation Act House Sponsor
More information may be found on Lake County's Web site.

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