Illinois Senator Cristina Castro [D]

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ILSB0265PassAmends the Energy Assistance Act. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity may not set the annual eligibility level for energy assistance higher than 60% of the State median income as established by the U.S. Department of Hea...
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2021-07-29
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0176
ILHB2621PassCreates the COVID-19 Affordable Housing Grant Program Act. Provides that the Illinois Housing Development Authority shall establish an affordable housing grant program to encourage the construction and rehabilitation of affordable multifamily rental ...
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2021-07-29
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0175
ILHB2878PassCreates the Early Childhood Access Consortium for Equity Act. Requires the Board of Higher Education and the Illinois Community College Board to create and establish the Early Childhood Access Consortium for Equity. Provides that the purpose of the C...
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2021-07-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0174
ILHB3709PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a policy, contract, or certificate may not impose any exclusions, limitations, or other restrictions on coverage of fertility medications that are different from those imposed on any other prescriptio...
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2021-07-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0170
ILHB2775EngrossAmends the Homelessness Prevention Act. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall be mindful of preventing undue administrative burden in the application process for individual tenants in applying for assistance. Provides that program staf...
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2021-07-27
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0572PassAmends the Sales Finance Agency Act to provide that a sales finance agency shall not finance, enter into a retail installment contract, or make a loan for the purchase of a canine or feline. Provides that if a sales finance agency violates the provis...
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2021-07-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0128
ILSB1624EnrollReinserts the contents of the bill, but changes references from vocational education to career and technical education.
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2021-07-22
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
ILHB3308PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Includes the delivery of covered health care services by way of telephone usage in the definition of "telehealth services". Provides that health care services that are covered under an individual or group policy of...
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2021-07-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0104
ILHB2567EngrossReinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with changes. Amends the Design-Build Procurement Act. Extends repeal of the Act to January 1, 2024. Amends the Local Food, Farms, and Jobs Act. Provides that the State (rather than the Local Food, Farms...
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2021-07-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2535IntroAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Provides that a prescriber shall offer a prescription for naloxone hydrochloride, or another similar drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration, under specified circumstances. Provides for educati...
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2021-07-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1832IntroAmends the Public Community College Act. Allows the board of trustees of a community college district to establish and offer a baccalaureate-level early childhood education program and confer a bachelor of applied science degree in early childhood ed...
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2021-07-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0929IntroAmends the Statute on Statutes. Makes a technical change in a Section regarding the application of the Act.
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2021-07-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1135IntroAmends the Electricity Excise Tax Law. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2021-07-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0835IntroAmends the Labor Dispute Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2021-07-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3437EngrossCreates the Investing in Illinois Works Tax Credit Act. Provides that each owner or operator, as defined in the Illinois Hazardous Materials Workforce Training Act, may apply for a credit against withholding payments due under the Illinois Income Tax...
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2021-07-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0147EngrossReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: Replaces references to CBD products with references to cannabinoid products. Defines "cannabinoid product". Removes definitions of "CBD" and "CBD product". Provides that "can...
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2021-07-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0064PassAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that anything said or done during or in preparation for a restorative justice practice or as a follow-up to that practice, or the fact that the practice has been planned or convened, is privileged and cann...
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2021-07-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0100
ILHB0132EnrollReinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with changes. Provides that the Business Enterprise Program (rather than State agencies) shall recognize and accept the certifications of businesses that have been certified as minority-owned businesses ...
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2021-07-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1443PassAmends the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Program Act. Provides that, for any dispensing organization registered on or after January 1, 2021 (rather than July 1, 2019), the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall adopt rules ...
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2021-07-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0098
ILSB0063PassAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Requires the Department of Children and Family Services to ensure that every youth in care who is entering his or her final year of high school has completed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid form...
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2021-07-12
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0070
ILSB0295PassAmends the Intergenerational Poverty Act. Provides that the Commission on Poverty Elimination and Economic Security shall have 2 members of the judiciary (rather than a member of the judiciary or a designee) who shall be appointed by the Chief Justic...
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2021-07-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0090
ILSB0215PassAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that on and after a specified date, no unit of local government or school district may file or become a party to opioid litigation against an opioid defendant that is subject to a national multistate opioi...
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2021-07-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0085
ILHB0449PassCreates the Housing is Recovery Pilot Program Act. Creates the Housing is Recovery Pilot Program within the Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health. Provides that the Program shall provide bridge rental subsidies for individuals at hi...
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2021-07-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0066
ILSB0190PassReinserts the contents of the bill with the following changes. Adds the Illinois Community College Board as a governing body with responsibilities under the Act. Requires an institution to create a position to carry out the responsibilities of a liai...
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2021-07-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0083
ILHB0376PassAmends the Courses of Study Article of the School Code. Requires every public elementary school and high school to include in its curriculum a unit of instruction studying the events of Asian American history; contains provisions governing this instr...
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2021-07-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0044
ILHB3139PassAmends the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Program Act. Provides that a park district shall authorize a program participant's parent, guardian, or other designated caregiver to administer a medical cannabis infused product to the program partic...
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2021-07-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0067
ILHB3438EnrollAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. Beginning with the 2022-2023 academic year, requires the governing board of each public university and community college district to designate a...
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2021-07-06
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Simmons
ILSB0539EnrollAmends 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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2021-06-30
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2620EnrollAmends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. In provisions concerning the powers and duties of the Illinois Liquor Control Commission, provides that the Commission shall approve self-distribution exemptions if the applicant is not a member of any affiliate...
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2021-06-30
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0667EnrollCreates the Illinois Way Forward Act. Amends the Illinois TRUST Act. In a provision concerning prohibition on enforcing federal civil immigration laws, provides that a law enforcement agency or law enforcement official may not inquire about or invest...
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2021-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1711EnrollAmends the Animal Welfare Act. Provides that a pet shop operator may offer for sale a dog or cat only if the dog or cat is obtained from an animal control facility or animal shelter. Provides that an animal control facility or animal shelter that sup...
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2021-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0684EnrollAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Exempts transportation services, including those transportation services provided by ground ambulance service providers, medi-car providers, service car providers, and taxi servic...
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2021-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2339EnrollReinserts the provisions of the bill as introduced, with the following change: Clarifies language related to restricting the identity of child victims of criminal sexual offenses or alleged criminal sexual offenses by providing that such identity sha...
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2021-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0672EnrollAmends the Illinois Freedom to Work Act. Provides that a covenant not to compete shall not be valid or enforceable unless the employee's actual or expected annualized rate of earnings exceeds $75,000 per year on the effective date of the amendatory A...
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2021-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3598EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that companies that issue group policies of accident and health insurance must offer such policies to local chambers of commerce. Provides for enforcement by the Department of Insurance by rule.
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2021-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2790EnrollAmends the Counties Code. Provides that, in counties with a population over 3,000,000, the public defender, without fee or appointment and with the concurrence of the county board, may act as attorney to noncitizens in immigration cases. Provides tha...
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2021-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0369EnrollAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Relocates a provision regarding special immigrant minors from the Abused, Neglected, or Dependent Minors Article to the General Provisions Article. Amends the Probate Act of 1975. Provides that a petition for gu...
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2021-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2553EnrollCreates Protecting Household Privacy Act. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with these exceptions. Changes the exceptions in which law enforcement agency may obtain household electronic data. Provides that a law enforcement agency may o...
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2021-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1207EnrollAmends the Right to Privacy in the Workplace Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning prohibited inquiries.
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2021-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2746EnrollCreates the Know Before You Owe Private Education Loan Act. Requires private educational lenders to obtain from the relevant institution of higher education at which the borrower will use the loan proceeds certifications regarding cost, enrollment st...
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2021-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0605EnrollAmends the Flag Display Act. Provides that no State institution or agency may purchase any American flags or Illinois State flags (currently, only American flags) except those manufactured in the United States of America.
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2021-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0414EnrollReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: In provisions creating the Water and Sewer Financial Assistance Act, provides that in setting the annual eligibility level to receive financial assistance under the Act, the ...
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2021-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2595EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that every insurer that amends, delivers, issues, or renews a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance or a qualified health plan offered through the health insurance marketplace in the ...
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2021-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0294EnrollCreates the Wipes Labeling Act. Presents the findings of the General Assembly. Provides that a covered entity must clearly and conspicuously label a covered product as "do not flush" in accordance with specified requirements. Provides that, upon a re...
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2021-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1552EnrollAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. In a provision concerning court files, provides that relevant information, reports and records, held by the Department of Juvenile Justice, including social investigation, psychological and medical records, of a...
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2021-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2066EnrollAmends the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that, beginning January 1, 2020 and through December 31, 2020, sales of tangible personal property made by a marketplace seller over a marketplace for which tax is due but for which use tax has been ...
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2021-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0564EnrollAmends the School Code. In the provisions relating to holidays, adds January 17 (the birthday of Muhammad Ali) to the list of commemorative holidays. In the provisions relating to courses of study, provides that the teaching of history of the United ...
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2021-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2137EnrollAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall require each long-term care facility in the State, as a condition of facility licensure, to adopt and implement written policies, provide for the availability of te...
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2021-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1905EnrollCreates the Consumer Coverage Disclosure Act with changes to the disclosures required and the creation of an enforcement procedure. Requires employers to disclose to employees differences under the employees' health coverage and health coverage provi...
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2021-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3940EnrollAmends the Motor Vehicle Franchise Act. Provides that the sale of motor vehicles by unlicensed dealers shall be prohibited (rather than should be prevented). Changes the manner in which dealers are reimbursed by manufacturers. Provides that manufactu...
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2021-06-28
Sent to the Governor
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