Illinois Senator Cristina Castro [D]

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ILSB0647EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2567EnrollCreates the Transportation Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-30
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Appropriations-Higher Education Committee; 014-002-001
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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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-30
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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2017-05-30
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
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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2017-05-30
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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2017-05-30
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
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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2017-05-30
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 013-000-000
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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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-30
Senate Floor Amendment No. 5 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted - Lost Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, & IT Committee; 005-002-003
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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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0208IntroAmends the Riverboat Gambling Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-30
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
ILSR0545IntroStates the opinion of the Illinois Senate that the proposed educational pension cost shift from the State of Illinois to local school districts, community colleges, and institutions of higher education is financially wrong.
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2017-05-30
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0222IntroAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Removes procurement expenditures made by the University of Illinois from the application of the Act and the University of Illinois from the definition of "State agency". Amends the State Property Control Act to r...
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2017-05-30
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1567EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-29
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-29
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-29
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-29
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-29
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-29
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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2017-05-29
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
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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2017-05-29
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
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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2017-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3904EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-29
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 011-000-000
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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2017-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0607EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0889EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-28
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-28
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Human Services Committee; 009-000-000
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
ILHB3903EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-26
Passed Both Houses
ILSR0536PassMourns the death of Officer Stevenson Jones of Elgin.
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2017-05-26
Resolution Adopted
ILSB0704IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that the State Board of Education is, subject to appropriation, authorized to award competitive grants under a Safe Schools and Healthy Learning Environments Program. Provides that under the program, selected school d...
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2017-05-26
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Postponed - Education
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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2017-05-26
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
ILHB2622EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. In the provision concerning the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission Operations Fund surcharge, provides that after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Director of Insurance shall make one or more lo...
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2017-05-26
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2950EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3211EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3212EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3215EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3507EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
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