Illinois Civil Union Bill Moves to Final Reading Before House

eNews Park Forest
May 29, 2009
Senate Bill 1716 has moved to Third Reading, according to Illinois State Rep. Greg Harris. The bill will establish Civil Unions in Illinois. "Third reading" means the bill is read for a third and final time before the full chamber. After the sponsor explains the bill, members of the chamber can ask questions. When debate is completed, the chamber votes on the bill. [link]