Illinois Senator Christopher Belt [D] | Bills

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ILSB1244EngrossAmends the Cemetery Oversight Act. Provides that no cemetery authority shall charge a consumer an amount exceeding $500 for the placement of a headstone or memorial marker that is provided for a United States Veteran by the United States Government. ...
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2019-05-22
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
ILSB2090EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides that each election authority shall collaborate with the county jail within the jurisdiction of the election authority to facilitate voting by mail for voters eligible to vote in the county who are confined or detain...
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2019-05-22
[Hearing: May 23 @ 8:30 am]
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
ILSB1378EnrollAmends the Jury Act. Provides that except as otherwise specifically provided by statute, no person who is qualified and able to serve as a juror may be excluded from jury service in any court of this State on the basis of, among other things, sexual ...
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2019-05-22
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1425EnrollAmends the Suicide Prevention, Education, and Treatment Act. Makes changes concerning the findings of the General Assembly. Creates the Office of Suicide Prevention within the Department of Public Health for the purpose of implementing the Act. Requi...
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2019-05-22
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0449EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a financial oversight panel's powers.
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2019-05-22
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2080IntroAmends the Electric Service Customer Choice and Rate Relief Law of 1997 of the Public Utilities Act. In provisions concerning infrastructure investment and modernization: Provides that beginning in 2022, a participating utility other than a combinati...
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2019-05-22
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jim Oberweis
ILSB1418EngrossAmends the Children's Advocacy Center Act. Provides that consent is not required for a forensic interview to be electronically recorded and that failure to record does not render a forensic interview inadmissible. Provides that a forensic interview, ...
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2019-05-22
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILSB0222EngrossAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that it is an unlawful practice to offer to consumers at retail a rebate made on a rebate card that charges dormancy fees or other post-issuance fees. Defines "rebate card".
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2019-05-22
[Hearing: May 22 @ 8:30 am]
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1392EnrollAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Requires that the Agency define "microplastics" and examine the role of microplastics in public drinking water. Requires the Agency to publicly disclose the results of its testing and reporting. Provides that ...
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2019-05-22
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
ILSB1524EngrossCreates the Illinois Student Loan Investment Act. Provides for the establishment, operation, and administration of the Student Investment Account by the State Treasurer. Provides that the State Treasurer shall establish fees to cover the costs of adm...
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2019-05-22
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1167EngrossAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to establish and administer an adult vocational community college scholarship program. Provides that beginning with the 2020-2021 academic year, t...
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2019-05-22
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1786EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the amendatory Act may be referred to as the License to Work Act. Deletes language providing that all notices sent to a person involved in an administrative proceeding shall state that failure to satisf...
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2019-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1641EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) to identify and flag college students who are potentially eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Provides that the...
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2019-05-22
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
ILHB3086EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that a school board shall require its schools to either connect at-risk students with anger management classes offered in the community or conduct their own anger management classes for at-risk students. Provides that...
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2019-05-22
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
ILHB2174EngrossAmends the Managed Care Reform and Patient Rights Act. Provides that every health insurance carrier that provides coverage for prescription drugs shall ensure that no fewer than 25% of certain individual and group plans offered shall apply a pre-dedu...
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2019-05-22
Postponed - Insurance
ILSB1778EngrossAmends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Removes the list of mandated reports under the Act and instead lists several categories of professionals required to report suspected child abuse and neglect to the Department of Children and Famil...
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2019-05-22
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
ILHB0889EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Requires an individual or group policy of accident and health insurance or managed care plan to provide coverage for long-term antibiotic therapy for a person with a tick-borne disease. Makes conforming changes in ...
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2019-05-22
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2665EnrollAmends the Consent by Minors to Health Care Services Act. Provides that a minor of 12 years or older who may have come into contact with any sexually transmitted disease or may be determined to be an intoxicated person or a person with a substance us...
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2019-05-22
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3511EngrossCreates the Maternal Mental Health Conditions Education, Early Diagnosis, and Treatment Act. Provides that a general acute care hospital or special hospital that has a perinatal unit, in collaboration with medical staff, shall by January 1, 2021 deve...
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2019-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0160EngrossAmends the Cannabis Control Act. Provides that the enhanced penalties for delivering cannabis in a school or on school property only apply to an offense committed in or on the grounds of an active and operational school when school is in session, chi...
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2019-05-22
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 23, 2019
ILHB3427EngrossCreates the Water Heater Safety Valve Act. Provides that a manufacturer or supplier of a hot water heater for use in a residential home or facility must supply or attach a temperature mixing valve or other safety valve to the hot water heater or tank...
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2019-05-22
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Public Health
ILHB2237EngrossAmends the State Treasurer Act. Provides that the State Treasurer shall establish the Illinois Higher Education Savings Program for the purpose of expanding access to higher education through savings. Provides for enrollment in the Program. Provides ...
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2019-05-22
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
ILSB0209EnrollAmends the School Code. With regard to special education joint agreements, provides that under no circumstances may a petition for withdrawal from a joint agreement be presented to other member districts less than 18 months from the date of the propo...
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2019-05-21
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1127EngrossAmends the Illinois Aeronautics Act. Provides that the Division of Aeronautics of the Department of Transportation shall require the display of an MIA flag at any airport in its jurisdiction, either upon the same flag-staff as the United States natio...
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2019-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB0024EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that no rail carrier shall operate a train or light engine used in connection with the movement of freight unless it has an operating crew consisting of at least 2 individuals. Provides that the minimum frei...
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2019-05-21
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
ILSB0211EnrollAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that construction agencies (currently, State purchasing officers) may enter into energy conservation program contracts or energy savings contracts or leases that provide for utility cost savings. Provide...
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2019-05-21
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0651EngrossAmends the Public Utilities Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title and applicability of the Electric Service Customer Choice and Rate Relief Law of 1997.
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2019-05-21
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
ILSB0109EnrollAmends the Authorized Electronic Monitoring in Long-Term Care Facilities Act. Includes in the definition of "facility" a facility that provides housing to individuals with dementia. Effective immediately.
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2019-05-21
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0156EnrollAmends the Department of Innovation and Technology Act and the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Director of Corrections and the Secretary of Innovation and Technology shall jointly adopt a rule or best practices protocol that permits ea...
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2019-05-21
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILSB1952EngrossAmends the Downstate Teachers and State Universities Articles of the Illinois Pension Code. Requires an employer to make an additional employer contribution for a participant whose earnings for any academic year used to determine the final rate of ea...
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2019-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1726EngrossAmends the Alzheimer's Disease Research Act. Changes the short title of the Act to the Alzheimer's Disease Research, Care, and Support Fund Act. Creates the full-time position of Dementia Coordinator within the Department of Public Health, who is res...
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2019-05-21
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Edly-Allen
ILSB1624EngrossAmends the Personal Information Protection Act. Provides that a data collector required to report breaches to more than 100 Illinois residents as a result of a single breach must also report to the Attorney General. Provides that the Attorney General...
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2019-05-21
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
ILSB1467EngrossAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Provides that a person is a qualified applicant if, despite not meeting other residency requirements, the applicant is a resident of Illinois at the time of application and at some point after leavi...
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2019-05-21
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB0190EnrollAmends the Personnel Code. Provides that if an agency requests an open competitive eligible list from the Department of Central Management Services, the Director or Central Management Services shall also provide to the agency a Successful Disability ...
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2019-05-21
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILSB1213EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that, on and after September 1, 2019, all teacher evaluation ratings on record as "excellent", "proficient", or "needs improvement" are considered "effective" and all teacher evaluation ratings on record as "unsatisfa...
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2019-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1429EngrossAmends the Evidence Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that evidence of a person's immigration status is not admissible in any civil proceeding unless: it is essential to prove an element of a claim or an affirmative defense; or a perso...
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2019-05-21
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark L. Walker
ILHB2656EngrossCreates the Feminine Hygiene Products For The Homeless Act. Provides that feminine hygiene products, including, but not limited to, sanitary napkins, tampons, and panty liners, shall be available free of charge at all homeless shelters that provide t...
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2019-05-21
[Hearing: May 28 @ 9:00 am]
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 22, 2019
ILHB0456EnrollAmends the Illinois Nuclear Safety Preparedness Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-05-21
Passed Both Houses
ILHB1652EngrossAmends the Departments of State Government Law. Provides that expedited temporary occupational or professional licenses issued to service members and the spouses of service members meeting specified requirements shall be valid for 3 years (currently,...
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2019-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
ILHB3701EnrollAmends the Personnel Code. Provides that the Department of Central Management Services is not required to verify positions within the Department of Juvenile Justice requiring licensure by the State Board of Education under the School Code. Amends the...
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2019-05-21
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0253EnrollAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Provides that the term "student" within the definition of "educational employee" or "employee" as used in the Act excludes (rather than includes) graduate students who are research assistants prima...
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2019-05-21
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3343EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Human Services to establish a Restaurant Meals Program to permit individuals who are elderly, persons with a disability, and homeless individuals to redeem their Supplemental Nutrition A...
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2019-05-21
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
ILSB1165EnrollAmends the Behavioral Health Workforce Education Center Task Force Act. Provides that the Behavioral Health Education Center Task Force must recognize that the behavioral health workforce is comprised of a broad range of professions providing prevent...
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2019-05-21
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael D. Unes
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
ILSB1510EngrossAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-05-17
To House Rules Committee
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
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