Illinois Senator Christopher Belt [D]

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ILSB1444Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax credit for dependents of the taxpayer. Provides that the maximum amount of the credit is $700 per qualified dependent of the taxpayer. Provides that the maximum amount shall be reduced by $24 ...
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2024-02-20
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Lakesia Collins
ILSB3422Intro
25%
Amends the State Finance Act. In relation to grants to units of local government from the State Aviation Program Fund based on enplanements, total cargo, and airport operations, provides that airport operations shall be measured based on 12 calendar ...
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2024-02-20
To Senate Transportation Committee
ILSB3425Intro
25%
Amends the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities Act. In provisions requiring State agencies and public institutions of higher education to encourage prime vendors to amend a contract with no contract goal, provides...
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2024-02-20
To Senate Executive Committee
ILSB3586Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Highway Code. Provides that the Department of Transportation or any county may, as a part of the cost of construction, make a payment not to exceed the maximum funding permitted under the Uniform Relocation Assistance Program (rat...
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2024-02-20
To Senate Appropriations - Public Safety and Infrastructure Committee
ILSB3587Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that the Code shall not apply to procurement expenditures by the State Board of Education related to media marketing campaigns, one-year sole sources, and emergency purchases.
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2024-02-20
To Senate Executive Committee
ILSB3237Intro
25%
Amends the School Construction Law. In provisions concerning grant award amounts and required local matches, provides that the required local match and grant award amount are calculated by multiplying the required local match percentage and the grant...
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2024-02-20
To Senate Education Committee
ILSB3235Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Community Reinvestment Act. Provides that the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation shall retain qualified persons to design and conduct one or more disparity studies to prepare and report findings and conclusions to ...
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2024-02-20
To Senate Executive Committee
ILSB3754Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Power Agency Act. Makes changes to "brownfield site photovoltaic project" definition. Deletes provision that requires the Agency to develop a method to optimize procurement of the renewable energy credits from proposed utility-sca...
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2024-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3239Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Health and Hazardous Substances Registry Act. Repeals provisions relating to the Health and Hazardous Substances Coordinating Council.
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2024-02-14
To Senate Public Health Committee
ILSB3226Intro
25%
Appropriates $10,000,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Agency for grants to Community Resource Healing Centers (CHRC)for their operational expenses. Effective July 1, 2024.
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2024-02-14
To Senate Appropriations - Public Safety and Infrastructure Committee
ILSB3238Intro
25%
Amends the Department of Central Management Services Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Repeals provisions relating to the higher education supplier diversity report and race and gender wage reports and moves those provisions, with cha...
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2024-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 2:30 pm]
To Senate Executive Committee
ILSB3236Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Conservation Foundation Act. Defines terms. Provides that the Foundation's Board of Directors shall be 9 members appointed by the Governor. Provides that one appointed member shall serve a 2-year term and one appointed member shal...
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2024-02-14
To Senate Executive Committee
ILSB1556Intro
25%
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that, to the extent allowed by federal law, the Environmental Protection Agency shall propose, within 12 months after the amendatory Act's effective date, and the Pollution Control Board shall adopt, ...
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2024-02-14
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
ILSB3752Intro
25%
Amends the Motor Fuel Tax Law. Provides that the tax imposed on receivers of motor fuel applies until January 1, 2040 (currently, January 1, 2025). Amends the Environmental Impact Fee Law. Extends the repeal of the Environmental Impact Fee Law until ...
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2024-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3707Intro
25%
Creates the Municipal Economic Relief and Revenue Task Force Act. Creates the Task Force to study and evaluate methods of providing economic relief to municipalities, particularly those that are financially distressed, and to explore new revenue stre...
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2024-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3698Intro
25%
Amends the Expressway Camera Act. Provides that funds needed to conduct the program for use on expressways under the jurisdiction of the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority may be used for equipment, installation, service, and maintenance of the ca...
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2024-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3708Intro
25%
Amends the General Provisions and State Employee Articles of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that, with regard to persons subject to the Tier 2 provisions, a security employee of the Department of Human Services, a security employee of the Depart...
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2024-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3706Intro
25%
Amends the Sports Wagering Act. Provides that, notwithstanding any other provision of law, beginning with July 2024, the Illinois Gaming Board shall certify to the State Comptroller the amount of tax revenues collected in the month from sports wageri...
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2024-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3797Intro
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Amends the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Program Act. Provides that the Department of Agriculture shall follow specified requirements of the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act regarding the administration of cultivation center agent identificati...
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2024-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3699Intro
25%
Amends the State Finance Act. In provisions concerning the State Aviation Program Fund, provides that grant moneys in excess of $30,000,000 shall be distributed by the Department of Transportation to airports for capital development purposes for proj...
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2024-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3449Intro
25%
Amends the Funeral Directors and Embalmers Licensing Code. Provides that no license is required for an organ procurement organization or its authorized representative to transport a deceased human body from its place of death, institution, or other l...
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2024-02-08
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3423Intro
25%
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Prisoner Review Board shall be the authority for setting conditions for mandatory supervised release under specified provisions and determining whether a violation of those conditions warrant ...
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2024-02-08
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3424Intro
25%
Amends the Hospital Licensing Act. Provides that "hospital worker" means any person who receives an hourly wage directly or indirectly via a subcontractor by a hospital licensed under the Act. Replaces references to "nurse" with "hospital worker". Pr...
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2024-02-08
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3426Intro
25%
Amends the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Makes changes concerning the exemption for materials, parts, equipment, components, and furnishings incorporated into or upon an aircraft. Amends t...
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2024-02-08
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2779Intro
25%
Amends the Counties Code and the Autopsy Act. Provides that autopsies must be performed by board-certified forensic pathologists or, if under the direct supervision of a board-certified forensic pathologist, pathology residents or forensic pathology ...
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2024-02-08
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3375Engross
50%
Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that the provision of the Post-Conviction Hearing Article of the Code that a prisoner shows cause by identifying an objective factor that impeded his or her ability to raise a specific claim dur...
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2024-02-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1627Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Estate and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Act. Provides that, for persons dying on or after January 1, 2024, the person's adjusted taxable estate shall not include the value of the decedent's ownership interest in qualified farm...
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2024-02-01
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2803Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Identification Card Act. Provides that the Secretary of State shall issue a standard Illinois Identification Card to a person committed to the U.S. Bureau of Prisons (currently, only to persons committed to the Department of Corre...
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2024-01-31
To Senate Special Committee on Criminal Law and Public Safety
ILSR0552Intro
25%
Expresses strong support for the initiative to reprogram USDA funds allocated to Puerto Rico toward purchasing locally grown items in Puerto Rico. Urges the United States Congress to endorse and implement this initiative in recognition of its potenti...
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2024-01-24
To Senate Agriculture Committee
ILSB2636Intro
25%
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that for a person who is a resident of a supportive living facility, the State shall pay an amount in addition to the minimum monthly personal needs allowance authorized ...
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2024-01-24
To Senate Appropriations - Health and Human Services Committee
ILSR0641PassMourns the death of Wade R. Bivins of East Carondelet.
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2024-01-17
Resolution Adopted
ILSB2768Intro
25%
Amends the Coroner Division of the Counties Code. Provides that a county in which the body of a deceased person is found shall indemnify and hold harmless a pathologist who renders services under the provisions for all of the pathologist's conduct ar...
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2024-01-17
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2234Intro
25%
Creates the Small Business Truth in Lending Act. Sets forth provisions concerning disclosure requirements for sales-based financing, closed-end commercial financing, open-end commercial financing, factoring transactions, renewal financing, and other ...
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2024-01-16
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
ILSB2209Intro
25%
Amends the Childhood Hunger Relief Act. Provides that, subject to appropriation, the State Board of Education shall award grants of up to $5,000 per school site on a competitive basis to eligible school districts, regional superintendents of schools,...
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2024-01-10
Re-assigned to Appropriations- Education
ILSB1441Intro
25%
Amends the Real Estate Transactions Article of the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that it is a civil rights violation for an owner or any other person engaging in a real estate transaction, or for a real estate broker or salesman, because of a c...
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2024-01-10
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Re-assigned to Judiciary
ILSB2006Intro
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Amends the evidence-based funding provisions of the School Code. Provides that the Minimum Funding Level is equal to $550,000,000 (instead of $350,000,000). Effective July 1, 2023.
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2024-01-10
Re-assigned to Appropriations- Education
ILSB2040Intro
25%
Amends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act with respect to the Minority Teachers of Illinois scholarship program. Provides that any money appropriated to the Illinois Student Assistance Commission for scholarship awards for a particular acade...
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2024-01-10
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Re-assigned to Appropriations- Education
ILSB0689Engross
50%
Creates the Chicago Board of Education District Act. Divides the City of Chicago into 10 districts and 20 subdistricts for the purposes of identifying persons who will serve on the Chicago Board of Education. Amends the School Code. Provides that, by...
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2024-01-10
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1, 2 - January 10, 2024
ILHB3713Engross
50%
Amends the State Board of Education Article of the School Code. Provides that the State Board shall require all school districts to supply all active classroom instructors, all school staff and administration, and district leadership with an educatio...
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2023-12-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2499Engross
50%
Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Repeals the Electrologist Licensing Act on January 1, 2029 (rather than January 1, 2024). Amends the Electrologist Licensing Act. Provides that all applicants and licensees shall: (1) provide a valid physical address...
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2023-12-10
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1559PassAmends the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act. Provides that from January 1, 2023 through January 1, 2027, the Department of Agriculture shall not make the application available for transporting organization licenses. Provides that entities awarded a tr...
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2023-12-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0578
ILSB0385PassReinserts, from House Amendment No. 1, the authorization for the State of Illinois to deliver certain real property to the City of Venice, with specified conditions, for $1. Amends the Capital Development Board Act. Provides that, notwithstanding any...
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2023-12-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0573
ILSR0471PassCongratulates the Ainad Shriners of East St. Louis on Ainad Temple serving as its headquarters for the past 100 years. Wishes the organization continued success in the next century.
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2023-11-09
Resolution Adopted
ILSB1515VetoReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: Amends the Right to Privacy in the Workplace Act. Removes a provision prohibiting an employer from voluntarily enrolling in the E-Verify program or a similar Electronic Emplo...
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2023-11-08
Total Veto Stands
ILSR0551Intro
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Urges the United States Congress to take immediate action to clarify and amend the U.S. tax code to prevent the misuse of Puerto Rican tax incentives. Urges any amendments to the tax code to preserve the original intent of promoting economic growth i...
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2023-11-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0460PassMourns the passing of Leslie Ann Walker Dixon.
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2023-10-26
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0477PassMourns the passing of Captain Eleanor "Ellie" LeBeau Cooke of Belleville.
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2023-10-26
Resolution Adopted
ILHB3222Engross
50%
Makes changes to the Language Equity and Access Act. Creates the Division of Language Equity and Access within the Governor's Office of New Americans to lead Statewide efforts in the implementation of the State's language equity and access policy for...
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2023-10-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2252Intro
25%
Amends the Childhood Hunger Relief Act. Provides that for all schools operating a school breakfast program, the State Board of Education shall collect information about whether the school is operating a breakfast after the bell program and, if so, wh...
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2023-10-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1294Intro
25%
Amends the Department of Human Services Act. Provides that a person is eligible for a diaper allowance in the amount of $70 per month per eligible child if all of the following conditions are met: (1) the person's household income is at or below 100%...
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2023-10-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
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