Illinois Senator Cristina Castro [D]

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ILSB2469EngrossAmends the Respite Program Act. In a provision requiring the Director of the Department on Aging to submit an annual report to the Governor and the General Assembly detailing the progress of the respite care services provided under the Act, provides ...
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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2620EngrossAmends the Capital Development Board Act. Provides that the Capital Development Board shall maintain on its website links to all currently applicable State building codes. Requires State agencies that propose to adopt new building or construction req...
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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2940EngrossAmends the Township Code. Provides that the electors may delegate the power to purchase, sell, or lease property to the township board for a period of up to 12 months and the township board may specify properties being considered. Makes a conforming ...
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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2904EngrossAmends the Physician Assistant Practice Act of 1987. Removes language providing that a collaborating physician may collaborate with a maximum of 5 full-time equivalent physician assistants. Amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987, removes language pr...
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2018-05-21
To House Health Care Licenses Committee
ILSB2606EnrollAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that each State agency entering into or maintaining a contract for the purchase of food under the Code shall adopt a policy that permits the donation of leftover food procured by State funds. Provides th...
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2018-05-21
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2544EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3249EngrossAmends the School Code. With regard to the textbook block grant program, provides that the textbooks authorized to be purchased must accurately portray the diversity of our society, including the role and contributions of people protected under the I...
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2018-05-21
Balanced Budget Note Filed
ILSB3115EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that grant amounts under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program may not vary on the basis of a TANF recipient's county of residence. Increases TANF grant amounts to: 30% of federal pov...
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2018-05-21
State Mandates Fiscal Note Requested by Rep. Tom Demmer
ILSB2866EngrossAmends the Communicable Disease Prevention Act. Provides that the Department must provide all students (currently, all female students) who are entering sixth grade and their parents or legal guardians written information about the link between human...
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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3109EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2863EngrossAmends the Employer's Liability Rates Article of the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a rate is excessive if it is likely to produce a long run profit that is unreasonably high for the insurance provided or if expenses are unreasonably high in ...
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2018-05-21
Fiscal Note Filed
ILSB2572EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2913EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires long-term care providers to submit all changes in resident status, including, but not limited to, death, discharge, changes in patient credit, third party liability, and Medicare coverage to the Departmen...
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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3285EngrossCreates 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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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3134EngrossAmends the Flood Control Act of 1945. Creates the Flood Control Commission. Provides that the Commission shall study current flood control practices within the counties of DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, and Will. Adds provisions concerning the membersh...
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2018-05-21
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2908EngrossAmends the Universal Telephone Service Protection Law of 1985 of the Public Utilities Act. Requires a Large Electing Provider to provide the required statement in a notice of proposed cessation of requested service to existing customers in English an...
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2018-05-21
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
ILSB2951EngrossCreates 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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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2312IntroMakes appropriations from the School Infrastructure Fund to the State Board of Education for school district broadband expansion.
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2018-05-21
To Senate Appropriations II Committee
ILSB0405EngrossAmends the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2851EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3402EngrossCreates the Illinois Council on Women and Girls Act. Creates the Illinois Council on Women and Girls. Provides that the Council shall advise the Governor and the General Assembly on policy issues impacting women and girls in this State with specified...
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2018-05-21
To House Appropriations-Human Services Committee
ILSB1628EngrossAmends the Illinois Act on the Aging. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-21
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Judicial Note Filed as Amended
ILSB3019EngrossAmends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Provides that a manufacturer of beer that imports beer into this State must obtain a non-resident dealer's license and comply with certain provisions concerning recordkeeping and taxation. Provides that nothing ...
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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2925EngrossAmends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board shall develop or approve a curriculum for a certified training program for school resource officers which shall consist of at least 40 hours ...
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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB5201EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILHB4310EngrossAmends the Department of Veterans' Affairs Act. Provides that a Veterans Home shall notify the residents of the Veterans Home, the families of residents at the Veterans Home, employees of the Veterans Home, and individuals working on contract at the ...
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2018-05-21
[Hearing: May 21 @ 4:30 pm]
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
ILHB4643EngrossAmends the Illinois Physical Therapy Act. Provides that the limitation on determining a differential diagnosis shall not in any manner limit a physical therapist from establishing a relevant diagnosis. In the definition of "documented current and rel...
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2018-05-21
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jason A. Barickman
ILSB2428EngrossCreates 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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2018-05-21
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILSB3604EngrossCreates the Government Severance Pay Act. Provides that a unit of government that enters into a contract or employment agreement, or renewal or renegotiation of an existing contract or employment agreement, that contains a provision for severance pay...
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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB0337EngrossAmends the Child Care Act of 1969. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning background investigations.
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2018-05-21
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
ILSB2898EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that licensed medically complex for the developmentally disabled facilities (MC/DD) (rather than licensed long-term care facilities for persons under 22 years of age) that serve severely and chronically i...
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2018-05-21
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5547EnrollAmends the Illinois State Auditing Act. Provides that on a biennial basis, the Auditor General shall conduct a performance audit of State agencies and their cybersecurity programs and practices, with a particular focus on agencies holding large volum...
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2018-05-21
Passed Both Houses
ILHB1595EngrossAmends the Minimum Wage Law. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the application of the Act.
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2018-05-21
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2641EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-21
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Tim Butler
ILHB4965EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. In provisions concerning the child care assistance program, provides that a family's eligibility for child care services shall be redetermined no sooner than 12 months following the initial determination or most r...
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2018-05-21
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
ILHB5497EnrollAmends the Illinois Credit Union Act. Provides that a credit union may furnish the financial records of a member to an appropriate law enforcement authority upon written request from the law enforcement authority explaining a reasonable suspicion of ...
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2018-05-21
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4208EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-21
To Senate Education Committee
ILHB5553EngrossCreates the Blockchain Technology Act. Provides for the permitted uses of blockchain technology in transactions and proceedings. Provides limitations to the use of blockchain technology. Prohibits units of local government from implementing specified...
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2018-05-21
To Senate Telecommunications & Technology Committee
ILHB5197EngrossAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a department foreign fire insurance board shall be created within the fire department of all municipalities (rather than municipalities with fewer than 500,000 inhabitants) that have an organized fire...
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2018-05-21
To Senate Local Government Committee
ILSB2254EnrollAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Designates May 17th of each year as Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) Awareness Day to be observed throughout the State as a day to encourage the people of Illinois to help increase public awareness of ...
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2018-05-21
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILHB4317EnrollAmends the Service Member Residential Property Act. Provides that if a service member who has entered into certain residential leases is killed in action or while on active duty, then the immediate family or dependents of the service member may termi...
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2018-05-21
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILHB4278EnrollAmends the Department of Veterans' Affairs Act. Requires that, if an Illinois Veterans Home administrator or a member of the administrative staff is notified that, within one month or less, 2 or more persons residing within the Veterans Home are diag...
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2018-05-21
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
ILHB4594EngrossCreates the Criminal and Traffic Assessment Act. Provides a minimum fine is $25. Provides when any defendant is convicted, pleads guilty, or placed on court supervision for a violation of a law or local ordinance, the court shall order one schedule o...
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2018-05-21
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-8(b-1), this amendment will remain in the Committee on Assignments.
ILHB4346EnrollAmends the School Code and various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. With respect to the requirement that the events of Black History be taught in every public elementary school and high school...
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2018-05-21
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILHB4932EngrossAmends the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that a request for an arrest report or criminal history record must be made to the public body that created the public record being sought. Provides that a public body that merely maintains a copy of th...
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2018-05-21
[Hearing: May 22 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0569EngrossAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Makes a technical change in the short title Section.
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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2273EnrollAmends the Election Code. Provides that the Electronic Registration Information Center shall provide the exclusive interstate voter registration program for the State. Provides that the State Board of Elections shall not share identification records ...
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2018-05-18
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2577EngrossAmends the Use Tax Act and the Service Use Tax Act. Provides that, if a retailer or serviceman makes a sale to purchaser in Illinois from outside of Illinois, then that retailer or serviceman is considered to be "maintaining a place of business in th...
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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2511EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a back-up lamp equipped on a motor vehicle shall emit a white or amber light without glare. Effective January 1, 2019.
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2018-05-18
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Brian W. Stewart
ILSB2433EnrollAmends the Currency Exchange Act. Defines "government assistance check", "government check", "payroll check", "printed", and "protected class". Provides additional considerations by the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation for determini...
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2018-05-18
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
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