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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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2017-05-22
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
ILHB3709EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-22
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Pat McGuire
ILHB2771EngrossCreates 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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2017-05-22
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILHB3449EngrossCreates 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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2017-05-22
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2663EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-19
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2567EngrossCreates the Transportation Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-05-19
[Hearing: May 22 @ 5:00 pm]
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 22, 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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2017-05-19
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 26, 2017
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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2017-05-19
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 22, 2017
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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2017-05-19
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 26, 2017
ILHB2950EngrossAmends the School Code. Requires each school, charter school, and non-public, non-sectarian elementary or secondary school to provide information on a quarterly basis to students concerning what to do if the student is being bullied and what resource...
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2017-05-19
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 26, 2017
ILHB2388EnrollCreates the Child Abuse Awareness Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-05-19
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-19
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Pat McGuire
ILHB3542EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-19
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 22, 2017
ILHB3212EngrossAmends the Emancipation of Minors Act. Removes language pertaining to homeless minors from provisions governing: purpose and policy; jurisdiction; rights and responsibilities of an emancipated minor; petitions; and hearings. Repeals the definition of...
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2017-05-19
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
ILHB3711EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-19
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 22, 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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2017-05-19
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 22, 2017
ILHB2595EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-19
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2661EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-19
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2570EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-19
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2993EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2897EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-19
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 22, 2017
ILHB2800EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-19
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 22, 2017
ILHB3903EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that there shall be no place of detention or criminal processing established or maintained on the grounds of any school. Effective immediately.
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2017-05-19
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILHB3293EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-19
Chief Senate Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
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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2017-05-18
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 19, 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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2017-05-18
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
ILHB3773EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-18
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
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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2017-05-18
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 19, 2017
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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2017-05-18
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jim Oberweis
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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2017-05-18
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
ILHB3215EngrossAmends the School Code. Requires a school district to make feminine hygiene products available, at no cost to students, in the bathrooms of school buildings. Provides that this requirement also applies to charter schools.
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2017-05-18
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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2017-05-17
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler
ILHB3718EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-17
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
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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2017-05-16
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 17, 2017
ILHB3161EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-16
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 17, 2017
ILHB2462EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-16
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
ILHB3507EngrossAmends the Compulsory Attendance Article of the School Code. Allows a child to be absent from school on a particular day or days or at a particular time of day for the reason that his or her parent or legal guardian is an active duty member of the un...
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2017-05-15
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILHB3701EngrossCreates the Educational Credit for Military Experience Act. Provides that before June 1, 2018, each institution of higher education shall adopt a policy to award academic credit for military training applicable to the student's certificate or degree ...
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2017-05-15
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
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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2017-05-12
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 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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2017-05-12
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 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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2017-05-12
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 2017
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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2017-05-12
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 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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2017-05-12
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 2017
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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2017-05-12
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
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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2017-05-12
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
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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2017-05-12
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
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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2017-05-12
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
ILHB2465EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-12
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
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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2017-05-10
Motion Filed to Reconsider Vote Sen. Don Harmon
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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2017-05-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
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