Illinois Senator Cristina Castro [D]

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ILSB2071IntroCreates the Transforming, Helping, and Reviving Illinois' Versatile Economy (THRIVE) Job Creation Tax Credit Act. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity shall award an income tax credit to taxpayers that meet certain criter...
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2018-09-30
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1357IntroAmends the Park District Police Act. Extends the police powers of park police officers to include property within 300 feet of the boundary of park district real property (currently, is limited to park district property except when an officer is in fr...
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2018-09-30
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0677EngrossAmends the Nurse Practice Act. Ratifies and approves the Nurse Licensure Compact, which allows for the issuance of multistate licenses that allow nurses to practice in their home state and other compact states. Provides that the Compact does not supe...
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2018-09-30
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2555IntroAmends the Agricultural Areas Conservation and Protection Act. Provides that an agricultural area, at the creation of any such area, shall not be less than 350 acres in all counties with a population under 100,000 (rather than (600,000) and not less ...
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2018-09-30
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB4163VetoAmends the Equal Pay Act of 2003. Prohibits an employer from: (i) screening job applicants based on their wage or salary history, (ii) requiring that an applicant's prior wages satisfy minimum or maximum criteria, and (iii) requesting or requiring as...
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2018-09-21
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILSB2558EngrossAmends the State Police Act. Provides that the Director of State Police may also authorize any civilian employee of the Department of State Police who is not a State policeman to be a truck weighing inspector with the power of enforcing a provision o...
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2018-09-04
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3160IntroAmends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Creates a uniform statement of economic interest form that must be completed by all persons who are required to file that form under the Act. Changes the nature of the required disclosures that must be mad...
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2018-09-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0336PassAmends the Party Line Emergency Act. Makes a technical change concerning the short title.
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2018-08-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1114
ILSB2641VetoAmends the Renter's Financial Responsibility and Protection Act. Provides that a rental car company may void a damage waiver if damage or loss occurs to the rental vehicle when the rental vehicle is stolen and the renter fails to: (i) return the rent...
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2018-08-28
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILHB5777PassAmends the Union of Contiguous Municipalities Division of the Illinois Municipal Code. Adds "consolidation" to the title of the Division. Provides that any 2 or more incorporated contiguous municipalities may be united into one incorporated city or v...
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2018-08-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1113
ILSB0904VetoAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Creates an advisory council within the Department of Insurance to review and make recommendations to the Department regarding rules to be adopted by the Department concerning continuing education courses, course ma...
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2018-08-28
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILSB2921VetoAmends the State Treasurer Act. Modifies and reorganizes the provisions of a Section concerning the College Savings Pool. Provides that the State Treasurer may establish and administer a College Savings Pool as a qualified tuition program under the I...
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2018-08-28
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILHB0040PassAmends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Removes a provision prohibiting the non-contributory portion of a program of health-benefits from including the expenses of obtaining an abortion. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Removes a ...
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2018-08-27
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
ILSB2544VetoAmends the Local Government Reduction and Efficiency Division of the Counties Code. Provides that the findings on an audit of a unit that has been proposed to be dissolved shall be reported within 30 days, or as soon thereafter as is practicable, (ra...
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2018-08-27
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILHB2617PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code to provide that a policy of accident or health insurance shall provide coverage for medically necessary expenses for standard fertility preservation services when a necessary medical treatment may directly or indire...
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2018-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1102
ILSB2298PassCreates the Industrial Hemp Act. Provides that a person desiring to grow, cultivate, or process industrial hemp or industrial hemp products must be licensed by the Department of Agriculture. Provides that the application for a license shall include t...
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2018-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1091
ILSB2892VetoAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2019, in fixing the salaries of teachers, a school board shall pay those who serve on a full-time basis a rate not less than $40,000 per year. Removes a provision providing for a periodic teach...
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2018-08-26
Governor Vetoed
ILSB2952PassAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Provides that the Department of Human Services, in consultation with the Advisory Committee, shall adopt rules allowing licensed prescribers or pharmacists who have registered to access the Prescription ...
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2018-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1093
ILSB2428PassCreates the Hunger-Free Students' Bill of Rights Act. Provides that every school in this State shall provide a federally reimbursable lunch to a student of that school who requests the lunch, regardless of whether the student has the ability to pay f...
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2018-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1092
ILHB4208VetoAmends the School Code. With respect to school discipline improvement plans, makes changes to how the State Board of Education determines the top 20% of school districts, when notification is given that a plan must be submitted, which school district...
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2018-08-26
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILHB2624VetoCreates the Health Insurance Rate Review Act. Creates the independent quasi-judicial Health Insurance Rate Review Board to ensure insurance rates are reasonable and justified. Sets forth duties and prohibited activities concerning the Board. Creates ...
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2018-08-26
Governor Vetoed
ILSB3103VetoCreates the Immigrant Tenant Protection Act. Defines terms. Provides that, with exceptions, a landlord shall not require disclosure of, disclose, intimidate, harass, or evict a tenant on the basis of a person's immigration or citizenship status. Prov...
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2018-08-24
Governor Vetoed
ILSB3109PassAmends the Department of Professional Regulation Law. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional regulation shall allow an applicant to provide his or her individual taxpayer identification number as an alternative to provide a social...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1078
ILSB3285PassCreates the Illinois Home Grown Business Opportunity Act. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity shall develop an economic plan to assist businesses and municipalities located geographically close to bordering states. Provi...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1084
ILSB3488PassCreates the Anti-Registry Program Act. Provides that no agent or agency shall use any moneys, facilities, property, equipment, or personnel of the agency to participate in or provide support in any manner for the creation, publication, or maintenance...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1088
ILSB0035VetoAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-24
Governor Vetoed
ILSB3156PassAmends the Enforcement Title of the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that the Environmental Protection Agency shall cause investigations to be made as a result of the Agency's own investigation or knowledge. Provides that in all cases in which ...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1080
ILSB0034VetoAmends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-24
Governor Vetoed
ILSB3560PassAmends the State Prompt Payment Act. Codifies the Vendor Payment Program established under the Illinois Administrative Code. Provides that any contract executed under that Program prior to June 30, 2018 shall remain in effect until those contracts ha...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1089
ILHB5201PassAmends the Counties Code. Creates a mechanics lien demand and referral pilot program. Provides that in counties with a code hearing unit, a recorder may adopt rules establishing a mechanics lien demand and referral process for residential property af...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1061
ILHB5696PassCreates the Bridge Program for Underrepresented Students Act. Defines terms. Provides that each public university in this State may establish a Bridge Program for underrepresented students. Specifies program requirements. Provides that a public unive...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1063
ILHB5814PassAmends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Provides that interest penalties that may be payable under the Act, as provided under specified Sections of the Illinois Insurance Code, shall be paid from a separate appropriation from each fun...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1064
ILHB4146PassAmends the Managed Care Reform and Patient Rights Act. In provisions concerning transition of services, provides that the health care plan shall not modify an enrollee's coverage of a drug during the plan year if the drug has been previously approved...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1052
ILHB4799PassAmends the School Code. Provides that, in every public school maintaining any of grades kindergarten through 8, there shall be instruction, study, and discussion of effective methods for the prevention and avoidance of traffic injuries related to wal...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1056
ILHB4100PassAmends the Nurse Practice Act. Defines "retail health care facility". Creates provisions concerning workplace violence against nurses in specified medical facilities concerning notice, contacting law enforcement, and mental health services. Requires ...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1051
ILSB2481VetoProvides that the amendatory Act may be referred to as the Commitment to Justice Act and includes legislative findings. Amends the Court of Claims Act. Removes the $100,000 limit on awards in tort cases. Provides that the changes apply to cases filed...
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2018-08-24
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILSB3022PassAmends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. In a provision that allows a manufacturer, distributor, or importing distributor to provide signs to a retailer if certain conditions are met, including a limitation on the dollar value of the signs that may be ...
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2018-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1050
ILHB5122PassAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Makes post-secondary education tuition and fee waivers available to youth for whom the Department of Children and Family Services has court-ordered legal responsibility, youth who aged out of care at age 1...
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2018-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1045
ILHB4242PassAmends the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that a unit of local government, school district, community college district, or other local taxing body shall provide notice to the public if the unit of local government, school district, community co...
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2018-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1040
ILSB3023PassCreates the Community-Law Enforcement Partnership for Deflection and Addiction Treatment Act. Allows a law enforcement agency to establish a program to facilitate contact between a person and a licensed substance abuse treatment provider for assessme...
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2018-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1025
ILHB3040PassAmends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Exempts the Illinois State Guard from the definition of "agency". Amends the State Employee Indemnification Act. Expands the definition of "State" and "employee" to include the Illinois State Guard an...
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2018-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1030
ILSB2951PassCreates the Early Mental Health and Addictions Treatment Act. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, and other specified agencies and entities, to develop a pilot program under which a qualifying adolescent or young adult may rece...
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1016
ILSB2851PassAmends the Uniform Health Care Services Benefits Information Card Act. Includes dental service plans under the definition of "health benefit plan". Requires a uniform health care benefit information card or other technology for a dental service plan ...
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1013
ILSB3214PassCreates the Pollinator Friendly Solar Site Act. Provides that an owner of a ground-mounted solar site may follow practices that: (1) provide native perennial vegetation and foraging habitat which is beneficial to game birds, songbirds, and pollinator...
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1022
ILHB1595PassAmends the Minimum Wage Law. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the application of the Act.
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1003
ILHB4781PassAmends the Higher Education Veterans Service Act. Requires a public college or university to use its best efforts to hire a veteran of the armed services as the Coordinator of Veterans and Military Personnel Student Services. Effective immediately.
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1007
ILSB3049PassAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to reimburse psychiatrists, federally qualified health centers as defined in the Social Security Act, clinical psychologi...
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1019
ILHB5351PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. In provisions concerning coverage for telehealth services, if an individual or group policy of accident or health insurance provides coverage for telehealth services, it must provide coverage for licensed dietitian...
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1009
ILHB4096VetoAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall require each Medicaid Managed Care Organization to list as preferred on the Medicaid Managed Care Organization...
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2018-08-20
Governor Vetoed
ILHB4707PassAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Changes the classification of Hydrocodone from a Schedule II controlled substance to a Schedule I controlled substance. Amends the Illinois Optometric Practice Act of 1987 to make a conforming change.
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2018-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0989
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