Illinois Senator Cristina Castro [D]

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ILSB2036IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that unless some other speed restriction is established under a Chapter in the Code governing rules of the road, the maximum speed limit outside an urban district for any vehicle is 60 miles per hour (rather...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Transportation Committee
ILSB0569EngrossAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Makes a technical change in the short title Section.
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2018-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0770FailAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act by extending the repeal date of the Home Medical Equipment and Service Provider License Act from January 1, 2018 to January 1, 2028. Amends the Home Medical Equipment and Services Provider License Act. Makes changes i...
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2018-02-14
Total Veto Stands
ILSB2558IntroAmends the State Police Act. Provides that the Director of State Police may also authorize any civilian employee of the Department of State Police who is not a State policeman to be a truck weighing inspector with the power of enforcing a provision o...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Transportation Committee
ILSJRCA0001IntroProposes to amend the Revenue Article of the Illinois Constitution. Removes a provision that provides that a tax on income shall be measured at a non-graduated rate. Provides that there may be one tax on the income of individuals and corporations (cu...
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2018-02-14
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILSB2457IntroAmends 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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2018-02-13
To Senate Human Services Committee
ILSB2511IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a back-up lamp equipped on a motor vehicle shall emit a white or amber light without glare. Effective January 1, 2019.
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2018-02-08
To Senate Transportation Committee
ILSB2273EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides that the Electronic Registration Information Center shall provide the exclusive interstate voter registration program for the State. Provides that the State Board of Elections shall not share identification records ...
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2018-02-07
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2470IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that no expedited application shall be accepted or processed for a corrected or duplicate certificate of title that seeks to remove a lienholder unless the applicant surrenders the last issued certificate of...
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2018-02-07
To Senate Transportation Committee
ILSB2512IntroAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-02-06
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR1355PassMourns the death of John S. "Jack" Shales of Elgin.
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2018-01-31
Resolution Adopted
ILSB1244IntroCreates the Internet Tax Fairness Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2018-01-30
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1291IntroCreates the Lethal Violence Order of Protection Act. Provides that a petitioner may request an emergency lethal violence order of protection by filing an affidavit or verified pleading alleging that the respondent poses an immediate and present dange...
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2018-01-30
Re-assigned to Judiciary
ILSB2266IntroAmends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides that on and after the effective date of this amendatory Act, appointments to the Legislative Ethics Commission shall be gender-balanced. Effective immediately.
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2018-01-30
To Subcommittee on Special Issues (EX)
ILSB2276IntroAmends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides that the Legislative Ethics Commission shall adopt no rule requiring the Legislative Inspector General to seek the Commission's advance approval before commencing any investigation. Provid...
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2018-01-30
To Subcommittee on Special Issues (EX)
ILSB2302IntroAmends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides that the jurisdiction of the Legislative Ethics Commission and the Legislative Inspector General includes current and former members and employees of the General Assembly for events occurr...
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2018-01-30
To Subcommittee on Special Issues (EX)
ILHJR0061EngrossUrges the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to research programs of identification and training for therapy dogs, especially therapy dogs designated for veterans, and provide a report to the General Assembly on possibilities for leg...
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2018-01-30
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILHB3792EngrossAmends the School Code. Requires each school district to require that all students in grade 6 receive education on work ethics, including, but not limited to, learning how to be reliable, be professional, take initiative, be positive, respect authori...
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2018-01-30
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading January 30, 2018
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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2018-01-24
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
ILSB2259IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates a credit for taxpayers who (1) have an adjusted gross income of $200,000 or less and (2) are college or university students or may claim a college or university student as a dependent. Provides that the cre...
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2018-01-24
To Senate Revenue Committee
ILSB1607PassAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the prescription monitoring program.
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2018-01-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0575
ILHB1764PassAmends 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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2018-01-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0574
ILHB0768EnrollAmends 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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2018-01-03
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0867PassAmends the Limited Liability Company Act. Reduces the fee collected by the Secretary of State for the filing of articles of organization, applications for admission, and restated articles of organization from $500 to $39 and reduces those fees in con...
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2017-12-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0571
ILSB0032EngrossAmends the Freedom of Information Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-12-15
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0772PassAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act by extending the repeal date of the Podiatric Medical Practice Act of 1987 from January 1, 2018 to January 1, 2028. Amends the Podiatric Medical Practice Act of 1987. Defines "email address of record" and "address of ...
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2017-12-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0564
ILHB0040PassAmends 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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2017-12-11
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
ILHB2462FailAmends 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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2017-12-11
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILSR0582IntroRequests that no State or local government agency or official should expend any time, facilities, equipment, information, or other resources of the agency or official to facilitate the creation, publication, or maintenance of or any participation in ...
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2017-12-11
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0685PassAmends 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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2017-12-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0557
ILHJR0083PassUrges those in government to commit to working to change the culture that breeds sexual harassment.
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2017-11-20
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
ILSB0403PassAmends the Freedom of Information Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-11-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0555
ILHB0137PassAmends the Governor Transition Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the orderly transition of the office of Governor.
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2017-11-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0553
ILSB0402PassAmends the Open Meetings Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning definitions.
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2017-11-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0554
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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2017-11-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0302PassAmends 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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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0543
ILHB3649PassAmends 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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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0552
ILHB2778PassAmends the Fire Protection of Unprotected Area Act. Provides that if a property owner of an unprotected area refuses a request for annexation for fire protection, the State Fire Marshal shall assign the unprotected area coverage. Amends the Illinois ...
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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0547
ILSR1056PassMourns the death of Anne E. DeDobbelaere of Elgin.
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2017-11-09
Resolution Adopted
ILHB0732PassAmends the Illinois Roofing Industry Licensing Act. Provides that nothing in the Act shall be construed to require an employee who performs roofing or waterproofing work to his or her employer's residential property, where there exists an employee-em...
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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0545
ILSR1076PassCreates the Senate Task Force on Sexual Discrimination and Harassment Awareness and Prevention. Directs the Task Force to conduct a comprehensive review of the legal and social consequences of sexual discrimination and harassment, in both the public ...
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2017-11-09
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Karen McConnaughay
ILSB1446FailAmends 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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2017-11-08
Total Veto Stands
ILSB1720FailAmends 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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2017-11-08
Total Veto Stands
ILSB1351PassAmends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-11-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0540
ILSB1905FailCreates 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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2017-11-08
Total Veto Stands
ILSB0453EngrossAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title of the Act.
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2017-11-08
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
ILHB3904PassAmends 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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2017-11-07
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
ILSB2248IntroAmends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides for the implementation of a sexual harassment training program to be completed by specified State officials and employees, and to be conducted by the appropriate State agency of those Stat...
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2017-11-06
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2567FailCreates the Transportation Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-10-27
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHB3211VetoAmends 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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2017-10-27
Bill Dead - No Positive Action Taken - Amendatory Veto
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