Illinois Senator Cristina Castro [D]

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ILSB0889EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) 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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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30 @ 9:00 am]
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1761EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1933EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB0422EnrollAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-26
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30 @ 9:00 am]
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILHB0616EngrossAmends the Illinois Municipal Code and Fire Protection District Act. Provides that after a firefighter is selected from the register of eligibles to fill a vacancy in a fire department or fire protection district, each appointee shall be presented wi...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB0885EngrossRepeals 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1783EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILHB0685EngrossAmends the Counties Code and Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that counties and municipalities may not classify milkweed as a noxious or exotic weed. Limits home rule powers.
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2017-05-26
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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB0598EngrossAmends the University of Illinois Trustees Act. Provides that in order to determine residency status of a potential or current student trustee, the student must provide evidence of the student's Illinois domicile for at least the previous 6 months, a...
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB0647EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILHB0733EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that no new or used motor vehicle dealer shall permit a driver to drive a motor vehicle offered for sale or lease off premises where the motor vehicle is being offered for sale or lease, including when the d...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB0031EngrossAmends the State Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1351EngrossAmends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-26
Housing Affordability Impact Note Filed
ILHB0826EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that it is the power of a school board to hire school social workers. Sets forth qualifications to use the title of "school social worker". Provides that school districts may employ a sufficient number of school socia...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILHB2567EngrossCreates the Transportation Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB1796EngrossAmends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
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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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-05-26
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Karen McConnaughay
ILHB3122EngrossAmends the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that a person who holds elected office, except for a member of the governing body of a city, village, incorporated town, or township, shall not be con...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB2537EngrossAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Repeals a Section concerning notice by publication requirements in a petition for change of name. Provides that in any application for a change of name involving a minor, before a judgment granting a change of name...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB1502EngrossCreates 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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2017-05-26
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
ILHB2449EngrossAmends the Illinois Service Member Civil Relief Act. Provides that any person or service member who enters military service may, at any time after receiving military orders to relocate for a period of service of at least 90 days, terminate or suspend...
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2017-05-26
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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2017-05-26
To House Rules 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1869EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILHB3773EnrollAmends the Smoke Detector Act. Provides that the battery for specified battery powered smoke detectors must be a self-contained long term battery if specified conditions occur. Provides that specified battery requirements do not apply to fire alarms,...
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2017-05-26
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 29 @ 11:00 am]
Waive Posting Notice
ILHB2373EngrossAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that the court may order the sealing of the records of arrests or charges not initiated by arrest which result in an order of supervision or a conviction for a misdemeanor violation of public indecency...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB0386EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Repeals a provision providing for the collection of an annual commercial distribution fee on vehicles of the second division weighing more than 8,000 pounds. Makes conforming changes. Effective July 1, 2018.
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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments 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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2017-05-26
Third Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
ILHB0768EngrossAmends the Charter Schools Law of the School Code. Removes provisions allowing the State Charter School Commission to reverse a school board's decision to deny, revoke, or not renew a charter; makes related changes. Provides that if a charter school ...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB3709EnrollAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Provides that counseling services or psychotherapy on an outpatient basis provided to a minor 12 years of age or older must be provided by, or under the supervision of, a licensed service ...
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2017-05-26
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3542EnrollAmends the Foster Children's Bill of Rights Act. In addition to other specified rights, provides that it is the policy of the State that every child and adult in the care of the Department of Children and Family Services who is placed in foster care ...
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2017-05-26
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2492EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Code Chapter governing size, weight, and load of vehicles does not apply to fire apparatus or authorized emergency vehicles owned or operated by any governmental body or not-for-profit fire protecti...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB2721EngrossAmends the Illinois Insurance Code, the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971, the Counties Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, the School Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, the Limited Health Service Organization Act, and the Volunt...
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2017-05-26
Third Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
ILHB3711EnrollAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person also commits hate crime when, by reason of the actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or national origin of anoth...
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2017-05-26
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2647EngrossAmends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Contains provisions concerning the establishment of various programs and services for the benefit of veterans including a proactive outreach program for veterans that served in high casualty units, in un...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB3910EngrossAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Provides that emergency medical services personnel may administer Schedule II, III, IV, or V controlled substances to a person in the scope of their employment without a written, electronic, or oral pres...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB3718EnrollAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Revises and consolidates provisions regarding obtaining and issuing orders of protection, protective orders, and no contact orders. Repeals various provisions in the domestic violence order of protection...
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2017-05-26
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2698EngrossAmends the Build Illinois Act. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity may also make loans or equity investments to small businesses with moneys in the State Small Business Credit Initiative Fund (currently, the Department m...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB0698EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Creates the Prisoner Entrepreneur Education Program Law. Provides that the Prisoner Entrepreneur Education Program shall be established as a 5-year pilot project to be instituted within the Department of Correc...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
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