Illinois Senator Christopher Belt [D]

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ILHB2154EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that, for recipients of public aid who are required to comply with the terms of a service plan developed by the Department of Children and Family Services, participation in substance abuse treatment, drug...
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2019-05-21
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0111EngrossAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. In provisions concerning coverage for anesthetics provided in conjunction with dental care to an individual diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, removes the requirement that anesthetics be provided by a dentist...
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2019-05-20
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
ILHB2497EngrossAmends the Criminal and Traffic Assessment Act. Provides that in each county in which Court Appointed Special Advocates provide services, a Court Appointed Special Advocates Fund is specifically for the operations of the Court Appointed Special Advoc...
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2019-05-20
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
ILHB0246EngrossAmends the School Code. With regard to the textbook block grant program, provides that the textbooks authorized to be purchased must include the roles and contributions of all people protected under the Illinois Human Rights Act and must be non-discr...
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2019-05-17
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
ILHB3394EngrossAmends the Business Corporation Act of 1983. Provides that, no later than the close of the 2020 calendar year, a publicly held domestic or foreign corporation whose principal executive offices, according to the corporation's SEC 10-K form, are locate...
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2019-05-17
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3247EnrollCreates the Parkinson's Disease Public Awareness and Education Act. Provides that the Director of Public Health shall establish a Parkinson's Disease Public Awareness and Education Program. Provides that the purpose of the Program shall be to promote...
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2019-05-17
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3129EnrollAmends the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Removes a provision requiring the Department of Human Services to increase TANF grant amounts in effect on June 30, 2008 by 15%. Provides that TANF grant amou...
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2019-05-17
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1746EngrossAmends the School Code. With regard to issuing bonds not to exceed a certain amount for the purpose of creating, recreating, or increasing a working cash fund, adds to that amount 85% of the most recent amount of all State funding received by the sch...
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2019-05-16
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1744EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that prior to release of a person on parole, mandatory supervised release, final discharge, or pardon the Department of Corrections shall screen every person for Medicaid eligibility. Requires correcti...
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2019-05-16
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2024EngrossCreates the Apprenticeship Study Act. Creates the Apprenticeship Study. Requires the Department of Labor to conduct a study on the potential expansion of apprenticeship programs in this State and produce a report on its findings. Provides for the con...
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2019-05-16
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB2492EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code to allow for the issuance of decals for Universal special license plates by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers and its Local Lodge 701. Provides fees for the issuance of the decals. Crea...
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2019-05-16
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1731EngrossAmends the School Code. With regard to the in-service training program on the warning signs of mental illness and suicidal behavior in youth, provides that the program must utilize evidence-based training that educates the participants on (i) recogni...
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2019-05-16
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1694EngrossAmends the School Code. With regard to the prerequisites to receiving a high school diploma, provides that each pupil entering the 9th grade in the 2020-2021 school year or a subsequent school year must, in addition to other course requirements, succ...
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2019-05-16
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2146EngrossAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity shall create a Clean Water Workforce Pipeline Program to provide grants and...
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2019-05-16
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB2652EnrollAmends the Energy Efficient Building Act. Provides that references to the International Code Council's International Energy Conservation Code includes Appendix RB. Effective immediately.
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2019-05-16
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2847EnrollAmends the Organ Donor Leave Act. Provides that an employer shall not retaliate against an employee for requesting or obtaining a leave of absence to donate blood, an organ, or bone marrow. Amends the Illinois Insurance Act. Provides prohibitions on ...
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2019-05-16
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2433EnrollAmends the Hospital Licensing Act and the University of Illinois Hospital Act. Requires every hospital to ensure that it has the proper instruments available for taking a pregnant woman's blood pressure. Provides that the Department of Public Health ...
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2019-05-16
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0068EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides for a credit against withholding taxes in an amount equal to 25% of the wages or salary paid by a private employer to an Illinois employee while the employee is on organ donation leave if the employer gran...
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2019-05-15
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2249IntroCreates the Access to Justice Grant Program Act. Establishes a Program and a Panel to issue and award grants to 2 community-based organizations to increase outreach, education on legal matters, and access to legal services to low-income communities o...
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2019-05-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2152EngrossCreates the Mental Health Early Action on Campus Act. Provides for intent, legislative findings, purposes of the Act, and definitions. Provides that to raise mental health awareness on college campuses, each public college or university in this State...
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2019-05-15
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2019
ILSB0075EngrossCreates the Hotel and Casino Employee Safety Act. Requires hotels and casinos to adopt anti-sexual harassment policies and make panic buttons available to certain employees. Prohibits retaliation against an employee for using a panic button, availing...
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2019-05-14
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB2275EngrossAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Removes language concerning impasse procedures involving an educational employer whose territorial boundaries are coterminous with those of a city having a population in excess of 500,000. Repeals ...
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2019-05-14
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILHB2267EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the Chicago Board of Education at the general primary election in 2020 only as a nonpartisan election on a separate ballot. Provides that a member of the Chicago Board of Education shall be elect...
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2019-05-14
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0099PassDeclares May 15, 2019 as Trauma-Informed Awareness Day in Illinois. Encourages all officers, agencies and employees of the State of Illinois whose responsibilities impact children and adults to become informed regarding the impacts of adverse childho...
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2019-05-14
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
ILSB1673IntroCreates the Mental Health Modernization and Access Improvement Act. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to apply for a Medicaid waiver or State Plan amendment, or both, within 6 months after the effective date of the Act to deve...
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2019-05-14
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1346EngrossAmends the Property Tax Code. With respect to the Senior Citizens Assessment Freeze Homestead Exemption, provides that, beginning in assessment year 2019, the taxpayer's household income shall be reduced by any amounts paid as Medicare premiums. Effe...
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2019-05-10
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1257EngrossAmends the Property Tax Code. In a Section concerning the Senior Citizens Homestead Exemption, provides that in all counties (now, in counties with less than 3,000,000 inhabitants), the county board may by resolution provide that if a person has been...
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2019-05-10
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1970EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides that a student entitled to vote in a primary, general, or special election or at any election at which propositions are submitted to a popular vote in the State, with consent from his or her school, is entitled to a...
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2019-05-10
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1485EngrossCreates the Racial Impact Note Act. Provides that every bill which has or could have a disparate impact on racial and ethnic minorities, upon the request of any member, shall have prepared for it, before second reading in the house of introduction, a...
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2019-05-10
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1407IntroCreates the Illinois Hazardous Materials Workforce Training Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2019-05-10
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2019
ILSB1930EngrossCreates the Grow Your Own STEM and Vocational Education Teachers Act. Provides that a public institution of higher education shall, if funds are appropriated to the Board of Higher Education under the Act, waive any tuition, fees, and on-campus housi...
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2019-05-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2519EngrossRepeals the Statewide Organized Gang Database Act. Effective January 1, 2020.
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2019-05-10
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1829EngrossCreates the Workplace Transparency Act. Provides that an employer shall not enter into a contract or agreement with an employee or applicant if that contract or agreement contains a nondisclosure or nondisparagement clause or forced arbitration claus...
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2019-05-10
To House Rules Committee
ILSR0217PassDeclares April 9, 2019 as Southern Illinois University Day.
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2019-05-08
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0351PassDeclares the date of May 8, 2019 as Alpha Kappa Alpha Day in the State of Illinois in honor of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, and its work.
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2019-05-08
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
ILHB2691EnrollCreates the Retention of Illinois Students and Equity Act. Provides for legislative findings and a definition. Provides that, notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, a student attending an institution of higher learning in this St...
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2019-05-08
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1232IntroAmends the Small Business Job Creation Tax Credit Act. Provides that the Act applies for a second set of incentive periods beginning on July 1, 2019 and ending on June 30, 2026. Provides that certain provisions concerning employees who had participat...
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2019-05-02
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2091IntroAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Provides that, beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year, the Illinois Student Assistance Commission must implement and administer a program to award Early Childhood Workforce Free College grants t...
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2019-05-02
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1730IntroAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that, for State Fiscal Year 2020, the Department of Children and Family Services shall increase reimbursement rates payable to each private agency with a purchase of service contract or grant from...
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2019-04-25
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
ILHB2988PassAmends the Counties Code. In provisions concerning winds farms and electric-generating wind devices, makes the provisions applicable even if a county has or has not formed a zoning commission and adopted formal zoning. Clarifies that only a county ma...
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2019-04-19
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ILSB0766IntroAmends the Heroes Way Designation Program Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-04-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0155IntroAmends the Early Intervention Services System Act. Redefines "physical or mental condition that typically results in developmental delay" to mean a diagnosed medical disorder bearing a relatively well known expectancy for developmental outcomes withi...
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2019-04-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0059IntroAmends the Dual Credit Quality Act. Provides that an institution may not collect fees from a high school student enrolled in a dual credit course in excess of what the institution needs, per student, to administer a dual credit program. Provides that...
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2019-04-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0187IntroAmends the Illinois Act on the Aging. Expands the Community Care Program to provide services to all persons, regardless of age, who have Alzheimer's disease or a related disorder as defined under the Alzheimer's Disease Assistance Act.
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2019-04-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0083PassDeclares April 2, 2019 as Pay Equity Day.
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2019-04-12
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
ILSR0085PassUrges support for funding the physical infrastructure of early childhood education programs.
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2019-04-12
Resolution Adopted
ILSB1474PassCreates the Collective Bargaining Freedom Act. Provides that employers and labor organizations covered by the National Labor Relations Act may execute and apply agreements requiring membership in a labor organization as a condition of employment to t...
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2019-04-12
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ILSB0042IntroCreates the Nursing Home Reform Act. Provides that the purposes of the Act include establishing a framework for the provision of care to residents of facilities licensed under the Nursing Home Care Act, ensuring the coordination of regulation and rei...
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2019-04-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1189IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that an approved waiver from or modification to a physical education mandate may remain in effect for a period not to exceed 2 school years (rather than 5 school years like other mandate waivers) and may be renewed no...
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2019-04-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0217IntroAmends the School Code. With regard to the salary of any employee of a school board who is a member of any reserve component of the United States Armed Services and is mobilized to active military duty or teacher who is employed in a Department of De...
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2019-04-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
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