2021 Session Summary

Annual Report

2021 Session Summary

In the first year of the 102nd Illinois General Assembly, lawmakers officially passed 664 bills through both houses for eventual consideration by the governor. Veto session was held over five days in October to allow the General Assembly to take action on bills the governor amendatorily vetoed in addition to other measures. As of this writing, 694 new laws have been enacted in the State of Illinois as part of the 102nd General Assembly. In addition to redrawing the legislative district in the state, lawmakers approved the Fiscal Year 2022 budget along with omnibus packages involving affordable housing, criminal justice, elections, and ethics reform. Overall, this was a good session for local government in Illinois, in that no significant unfunded mandates or fund diversions headed to the Governor's desk. 

    2021 New Laws Summary

For full meaning, you can obtain "enrolled" bill text on the Illinois Legislative information System website at www.ilga.gov