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ILHB1813VetoAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department shall establish a Networking for Success Program. Provides that the program shall assist small to mid-sized busi...
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2017-08-16
Placed on Calendar Amendatory Veto
ILHB0162EnrollAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the angel investment credit.
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2017-08-16
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILHB2661PassAmends the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act. Provides that an EMR, EMT, EMT-I, A-EMT, or Paramedic may transport a police dog injured in the line of duty to a veterinary clinic or similar facility if there are no persons requiring medical...
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2017-08-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0108
ILHB2663PassAmends 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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2017-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0105
ILHB0607PassAmends the Rivers, Lakes, and Streams Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the jurisdiction of the Department of Natural Resources under the Act.
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2017-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0106
ILHB2388PassCreates the Child Abuse Awareness Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0052
ILHB2595PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides for the issuance of U.S. Coast Guard license plates. Provides that an applicant shall pay $26 for the original issuance of the plate, in addition to any appropriate registration fees. Of this fee, $11 shall ...
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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0073
ILHB2570PassAmends the Military Code of Illinois. Provides that families of Illinois National Guard members who have died while on active duty or during training shall be presented with the State flag of Illinois, appropriate for use as a burial flag, upon appli...
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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0069
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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB1764EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that it is a mitigating factor in sentencing that at the time of the offense, the defendant was suffering from post-partum depression or post-partum psychosis which was either undiagnosed or untreated,...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3259EngrossAmends 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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3649EnrollAmends the State Finance Act. Requires each State agency to report to the State Comptroller the aggregate dollar amount of all current liabilities held at the time of the report and an estimate of any interest penalties that have accrued under the St...
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2017-07-31
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
ILHB2537EnrollAmends 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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2017-07-28
Sent to the Governor
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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2017-07-26
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
ILHB3449EnrollCreates the Geolocation Privacy Protection Act. Defines "geolocation information", "location-based application", and "private entity". Provides that a private entity may not collect, use, store, or disclose geolocation information from a location-bas...
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2017-07-26
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3904EnrollAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall establish a Women's Correctional Services Division under the authority of a Chief of Women's Correctional Services, which must be a Senior Public Service Admini...
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2017-07-26
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0643PassAmends the General Assembly Compensation Act. Establishes the fiscal year 2018 mileage reimbursement rate and allowance for lodging and meals. Amends the Compensation Review Act. Prohibits cost-of-living adjustments for or during the fiscal year begi...
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2017-07-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0025
ILHB2993EnrollAmends the Department of Public Health Act and the School Code. Provides that school districts may serve students produce grown and harvested by students in school-owned or community gardens if the produce meets requirements adopted by rule by the De...
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2017-07-24
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3161EnrollAmends the Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse and Dependency Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to create and maintain a website to educate the public on heroin and prescription opioid abuse. Provides that at a minimum, the website shall inc...
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2017-07-24
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0690EnrollAmends the Day and Temporary Labor Services Act. Requires a day and temporary labor service agency (agency) to notify a day or temporary laborer (laborer) in writing of the schedule and length of multi-day assignments. Requires an agency to keep reco...
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2017-07-24
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0311EnrollCreates 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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2017-07-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2647EnrollAmends 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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2017-07-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2721PassAmends 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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2017-07-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0024
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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2017-06-30
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Human Services Committee; 007-004-000
ILHB3122EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0302EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3910EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2698EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3293EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that whenever a school bus is operated for the purpose of transporting passengers other than persons in connection with an activity of the school or religious organization which owns the bus or whenever a sc...
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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1785EnrollAmends the Vital Records Act. Defines "intersex condition", "licensed health care professional", and "licensed mental health professional". Changes provisions concerning the issuance of new birth certificates for individuals that have undergone gende...
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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2525EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHJR0063PassCalls upon the State of Illinois and its operating units, including but not limited to the Department of Central Management Services, to immediately suspend the drafting, negotiation, perfection, and signing of any lease on any parcel of real propert...
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2017-06-29
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILHB3213EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2567EnrollCreates the Transportation Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2449EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2373EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2492EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2897EnrollAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Helping Paws Service Dog Program shall include training service dogs for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or depression. Defines "veteran".
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2462EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2800EnrollAmends the Perinatal HIV Prevention Act. Provides that every health care professional who provides health care services to a pregnant person, unless a pregnant person already has a documented negative HIV status (currently, already been tested) durin...
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2465EnrollAmends the Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Act of 2013. Provides that provisional licenses shall be awarded to every entity with a pending application for licensure on the effective date. Provides that the provisional licenses shall be award...
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2907EnrollAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. In a provision concerning access to psychiatric mental health services via telepsychiatry, provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall not require that a ...
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0616EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0733EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0826EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0656EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0698EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1784EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a driver of a motor vehicle may, subject to certain requirements, overtake and pass to the left of a bicycle proceeding in the same direction on a portion of a highway designated as a no-passing zone. P...
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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
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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2017-06-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
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