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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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2017-05-23
To House Rules Committee
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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2017-05-23
To House Judiciary - Civil Committee
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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2017-05-23
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
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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2017-05-23
To House Rules Committee
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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2017-05-23
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Pension Note Filed as Amended
ILSB0031EngrossAmends the State Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-23
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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2017-05-23
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
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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2017-05-23
To House Executive Committee
ILSB1719EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax. Imposes a privilege tax at a rate of 20% on partnerships and S corporations engaged in the business of conducting investment management services, until such time as a federal law with an identical effect has been enact...
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2017-05-23
Third Reading - Passed; 032-024-001
ILSB0955EngrossAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall establish reimbursement rates which build toward livable wages for front-line personnel ...
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2017-05-23
[Hearing: May 25 @ 9:00 am]
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
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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2017-05-22
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
ILSB1351EngrossAmends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-22
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
ILSB1697EnrollAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that it is a violation for an employer to impose as a condition of obtaining or retaining employment any term or condition that requires a person to violate or forgo a sincerely held practice of his or h...
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2017-05-22
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1607IntroAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the prescription monitoring program.
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2017-05-22
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
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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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 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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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 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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2017-05-19
To House Rules Committee
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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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILSB1670EngrossAmends the Gubernatorial Boards and Commissions Act. Provides that the Governor's Office of Boards and Commissions database shall include an application data field where an applicant may optionally disclose his or her sexual orientation for reporting...
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2017-05-19
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB0422EngrossAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 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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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 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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2017-05-19
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
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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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILSB0866EnrollAmends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Provides that the Department of Veterans Affairs shall provide informational resources and education to veterans returning from deployment regarding service animals for individuals with disabilities incl...
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2017-05-19
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0308EngrossAmends the Illinois Underground Utility Facilities Damage Prevention Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-19
Third Reading - Short Debate - Lost 046-050-000
ILSB0736EngrossCreates the Educational Credit for Military Experience Act. Provides that before June 1, 2018, each institution of higher education shall adopt a policy regarding its awarding of academic credit for military training considered applicable to the requ...
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2017-05-19
To House Rules Committee
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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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILSB1796EngrossAmends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 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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2017-05-19
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILSR0480IntroUrges the Department of Health and Family Services to immediately suspend the Medicaid managed care RFP for a Purchase of Care Contract for review by the General Assembly to allow for transparency and assurance of non-discriminatory actions and fair ...
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2017-05-19
Postponed - Special Committee on Oversight of Medicaid Managed Care
ILSB0569IntroAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Makes a technical change in the short title Section.
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2017-05-19
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
ILSR0507PassMourns the death of Officer Stevenson Jones of Elgin.
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2017-05-19
Resolution Adopted
ILSB0084EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to make application to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services by July 1, 2017 for a State plan amendment to implement the Community First C...
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2017-05-18
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-18
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
ILSB1705EngrossAmends 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
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILSB0189EnrollAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that when the victim is under 18 years of age at the time of the offense, a prosecution for criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual assault, predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, aggravat...
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2017-05-18
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0981IntroAmends 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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2017-05-17
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
ILSB0888IntroAmends the Public Community College Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Illinois Community College Board.
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2017-05-16
Senate Floor Amendment No. 4 Postponed - Higher Education
ILSB1754IntroCreates the Home Birth Safety Act. Provides for the licensure of midwives by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and for certain limitations on the activities of licensed midwives. Creates the Illinois Midwifery Board. Sets forth ...
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2017-05-12
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
ILSB0642IntroAmends the Nurse Practice Act. In provisions concerning scope of practice, written collaborative agreements, temporary practice with a collaborative agreement, prescriptive authority with a collaborative agreement, titles, advertising, continuing edu...
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2017-05-12
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
ILSB1522IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to develop, by rule, a process by which a facility experiencing cash flow problems can request a hardship payment from a managed care organization as an ad...
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2017-05-12
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILSR0131IntroCondemns President Donald J. Trump's executive order barring refugees from the United States and calls on him to uphold and protect the values of all of the people of this great nation, which was founded by immigrants on principles that include relig...
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2017-05-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0353IntroUrges the creation of an environmental justice agenda.
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2017-05-11
Placed on Calendar Order of Secretary's Desk Resolutions May 12, 2017
ILSB1695IntroAmends 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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2017-05-09
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. John J. Cullerton
ILSB0195EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-09
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0474IntroAmends the Aircraft Use Tax Law. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning determining selling price.
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2017-05-09
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-8(b-1), this amendment will remain in the Committee on Assignments.
ILSB1985IntroAmends the Wildlife Code. Provides that it shall be unlawful to use lead ammunition to take wildlife in State parks or natural areas. Defines "lead ammunition" as a projectile containing one or more percent lead by weight. Makes conforming changes. E...
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2017-05-08
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
ILSB0615IntroAmends the Lobbyist Registration Act. Provides that no State employee or official, while employed by the State or serving as an appointee of the State, shall negotiate for employment or other compensation with any person or entity that is registered ...
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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0118PassUrges the State of Illinois to monitor and, where feasible, actively participate in all crumb rubber federal testing. Urges the State of Illinois to create a watchlist of fields and playgrounds, both indoors and outdoors that contain crumb rubber and...
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2017-05-05
Resolution Adopted as Amended 046-000-000
ILSB0940IntroAmends the Developmental Disability and Mental Disability Services Act. Provides for the transition to community-based services of persons over 18 years of age with developmental disabilities in the State who qualify for Medicaid Waiver services, who...
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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
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