Illinois Senator Cristina Castro [D]

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ILSB0889IntroAmends 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 race, color, religion, nati...
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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB1296IntroCreates the Healthy Workplace Act and amends the State Finance Act. Requires employers to provide specified paid sick days to employees. Sets forth the purposes for and manner in which the sick days may be used. Contains provisions regarding employer...
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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB0652EngrossAmends the New Markets Development Program Act. Provides that, to be considered a "qualified equity investment" under the Act, 100% (currently, 85%) of the cash purchase price of the investment must be used by the issuer to make qualified low-income ...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1761IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a non-violent sexual advance, nor the discovery, knowledge, or perception of a person's sex or sexual orientation, including under circumstances in which the defendant and victim dated or had a romantic...
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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB1933IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that the State Board of Elections and the Office of the Secretary of State shall establish an automatic voter registration program pursuant to an interagency contract and jointly-adopted rules. Provides that an appl...
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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB1657EngrossCreates the Gun Dealer Licensing Act. Provides that it is unlawful for a person to engage in the business of selling, leasing, or otherwise transferring firearms without a license issued by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Pro...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1754IntroCreates the Home Birth Safety Act. Provides for the licensure of midwives by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and for certain limitations on the activities of licensed midwives. Creates the Illinois Midwifery Board. Sets forth ...
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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB1653IntroAmends the Departments of State Government Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that notwithstanding any law to the contrary, third-party contracts entered into by the State are permissible only when they are in the best interes...
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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB0422IntroAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB1695IntroAmends Public Act 99-524 to make supplemental appropriations. Reduces certain appropriations from the Commitment to Human Services Fund for funeral and burial expenses from $8,775,000 to $575,000. Appropriates $8,200,000 from the Personal Property Ta...
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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB0885IntroRepeals the Dwelling Structure Contract Act and the Dwelling Unit Installment Contract Act. Creates the Installment Sales Contract Act. Adds provisions governing: definitions; terms and conditions of installment sales contracts; applicability of othe...
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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB1783IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act and the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that all or a portion of the income tax credit awarded for the restoration and preservation of a qualified historic structure located in a River Edge Redevelopment Zone may ...
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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB0888IntroAmends the Public Community College Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Illinois Community College Board.
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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB1884EngrossCreates the Research Dogs and Cats Adoption Act. Provides that a research facility, after the completion of any research involving a dog or cat, shall assess the health of the dog or cat and determine whether it is suitable for adoption. Provides tha...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0647IntroAmends the Mortgage Foreclosure Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that provisions concerning an additional fee paid by residential foreclosure plaintiffs are operative until January 1, 2020 (instead of January 1, 2018). Provides that p...
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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB1720EngrossAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Prohibits any person or business that violates the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act, the Minimum Wage Law, the Illinois Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, the Employee Classification Act, ...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1798IntroAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that an expatriate corporation shall be considered a non-resident bidder for purposes of the Code. Provides that no business or member of a unitary business group shall submit a bid for or enter into a c...
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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB0031IntroAmends the State Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB1351IntroAmends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB0308EngrossAmends the Illinois Underground Utility Facilities Damage Prevention Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1796IntroAmends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB0642IntroAmends the Nurse Practice Act. In provisions concerning scope of practice, written collaborative agreements, temporary practice with a collaborative agreement, prescriptive authority with a collaborative agreement, titles, advertising, continuing edu...
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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB1985IntroAmends the Wildlife Code. Provides that it shall be unlawful to use lead ammunition to take wildlife in State parks or natural areas. Defines "lead ammunition" as a projectile containing one or more percent lead by weight. Makes conforming changes. E...
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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB0656EngrossAmends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. In a provision relating to employer contributions from special trust and federal funds, provides that, beginning July 1, 2017, the rate, expressed as a percentage of salary, shall be ...
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2017-04-28
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1502IntroCreates the Right to Know Act. Provides that an operator of a commercial website or online service that collects personally identifiable information through the internet about individual customers residing in Illinois who use or visit its commercial ...
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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB3691EngrossAmends the State Treasurer Act. Creates the Illinois Higher Education Savings Program. Provides for the implementation of and requirements for the Program. Provides for the State Treasurer's duties under the Program. Provides that the State Treasurer...
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2017-04-28
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1905EngrossCreates the Collective Bargaining Freedom Act. Provides that it is the policy of the State that employers, employees, and their labor organizations are free to bargain collectively. Provides that the authority to enact laws or rules that restrict the...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1869IntroAmends the Legislative Information System Act. Provides that within one-year after the effective date of this amendatory Act, the Legislative Information System shall create a Spanish-language version of its website to provide legislative information...
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2017-04-28
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
ILHB0040EngrossAmends 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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2017-04-28
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3211EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) to identify and flag all college students who are potentially eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Provides that...
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2017-04-28
To Senate Human Services Committee
ILHB0311EngrossCreates the Network Adequacy and Transparency Act. Provides that administrators and insurers, prior to going to market, must file with the Department of Insurance for review and approval a description of the services to be offered through a network p...
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2017-04-28
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1670EngrossAmends the Gubernatorial Boards and Commissions Act. Provides that the Governor's Office of Boards and Commissions database shall include an application data field where an applicant may optionally disclose his or her sexual orientation for reporting...
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2017-04-27
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1624IntroAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-27
Sponsor Removed Sen. Thomas Cullerton
ILSB0982EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides that no candidate for President or Vice-President of the United States shall appear on the official ballot for the general election if that candidate has not released his or her tax returns at least 5 days prior to ...
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2017-04-27
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2091IntroAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Prohibits a State agency from entering into a contract subject to the Code with a business that contracts with the federal government to build a wall along the border of Mexico and the United States of America. A...
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2017-04-27
Postponed - State Government
ILSB1705EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Adds families that are not recipients of benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and that need child care assistance to participate in education and training activities to the lis...
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2017-04-27
To House Rules 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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2017-04-27
To House Rules Committee
ILSR0457PassMourns the death of Anthony Pedote of Elgin.
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2017-04-27
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0458PassMourns the death of Kathleen Ann Turnquist of Elgin.
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2017-04-27
Resolution Adopted
ILHB0238EngrossAmends the Nursing Home Care Act, MC/DD Act, ID/DD Community Care Act, and Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Act of 2013. Provides that a facility must not enter into a pre-dispute agreement for binding arbitration with any resident or consume...
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2017-04-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB1697EngrossAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that it is a violation for an employer to impose as a condition of obtaining or retaining employment any term or condition that requires a person to violate or forgo a sincerely held practice of his or h...
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2017-04-27
Arrived in House
ILHB0302EngrossAmends the Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits Act. Provides that "policy" includes a policy that has lapsed or been terminated. Requires insurers to, at no later than the date of policy delivery or the establishment of an account, and upon any change ...
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2017-04-27
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1567EngrossAmends the Economic Development for a Growing Economy Tax Credit Act. Provides that each taxpayer claiming a credit under the Act shall, no later than April 15 of each taxable year for which the taxpayer claims a credit, submit to the Illinois Commer...
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2017-04-26
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0981IntroAmends 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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2017-04-26
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 27, 2017
ILSB1446EngrossAmends the Deposit of State Moneys Act. Provides that the State Treasurer may, with the approval of the Governor, invest or reinvest (regardless of whether the price exceeds par) any State money in the treasury that is not needed for current expendit...
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2017-04-26
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0189EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that when the victim is under 18 years of age at the time of the offense, a prosecution for criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual assault, predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, aggravat...
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2017-04-26
To House Rules Committee
ILSR0322PassDeclares April 24 to 28, 2017 as the inaugural, "Illinois Distracted Driving Awareness Week".
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2017-04-26
Resolution Adopted as Amended
ILSB0866EngrossAmends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Provides that the Department of Veterans Affairs shall provide informational resources and education to veterans returning from deployment regarding service animals for individuals with disabilities incl...
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2017-04-26
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2663EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that early childhood programs receiving State Board of Education grants for preschool educational programs shall prohibit the expulsion of children. Provides instead that when persistent and serious challenging behavi...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Education Committee
ILHB3213EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Adds families that are not recipients of benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and that need child care assistance to participate in education and training activities to the lis...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Human Services Committee
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