Illinois Senator Cristina Castro [D]

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ILSB2544EngrossAmends the Local Government Reduction and Efficiency Division of the Counties Code. Provides that the findings on an audit of a unit that has been proposed to be dissolved shall be reported within 30 days, or as soon thereafter as is practicable, (ra...
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2018-03-21
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0576EngrossAmends the Non-Support Punishment Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Act's short title.
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2018-03-21
To House Executive Committee
ILHB0768FailAmends 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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2018-03-16
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILSB2913IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires long-term care providers to submit all changes in resident status, including, but not limited to, death, discharge, changes in patient credit, third party liability, and Medicare coverage to the Departmen...
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2018-03-16
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
ILSB2236IntroAmends the Invest in Kids Act. Provides that no credits may be awarded under the Act for any taxable year that begins in a State fiscal year for which the minimum statutory funding level is not met. Provides that the carry-forward period for those cr...
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2018-03-15
Sponsor Removed Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
ILSB2280IntroAmends the Animal Welfare Act. Provides restrictions on the retail sale of cats, dogs, and rabbits by pet shop operators in Will County and DuPage County. Provides that pet shop operators may offer a dog, cat, or rabbit for sale only if the pet shop ...
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2018-03-15
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
ILSR1486PassMourns the death of David Charles Covey of Huntley.
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2018-03-14
Resolution Adopted
ILHB1023EngrossAmends the Governor's Office of New Americans Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-03-13
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 14, 2018
ILSR1516IntroDeclares the fourth week of April 2018 as "Illinois Distracted Driving Awareness Week".
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2018-03-13
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2975IntroCreates the Broadband Procurement and Disclosure Act. Provides that no State broadband purchaser may award any contract to an Internet service provider that includes broadband service unless the contract provides specified terms concerning access to ...
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2018-03-13
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0569EngrossAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Makes a technical change in the short title Section.
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2018-03-07
[Hearing: Apr 25 @ 8:30 am]
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
ILHB3142EngrossCreates the Criminal History in College Applications Act. Provides that a public college may not inquire about or consider an applicant's criminal history information at any time during the admission decision-making process, except as required by Sta...
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2018-03-02
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0201EngrossAmends the Employment of Strikebreakers Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-03-01
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt State Government; 007-000-000
ILSB2824IntroAmends the Rivers, Lakes, and Streams Act. Provides that when considering whether to issue a permit for construction or maintenance or repair of a levee or flood wall under a provision in the Act, the Department of Natural Resources shall consider th...
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2018-03-01
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 13, 2018
ILSR1186PassPerformance audit of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2018-02-21
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
ILSB3391IntroAmends the Equal Pay Act of 2003. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning enforcement.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1624IntroAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB1424FailAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section describing the termination of the AFDC program and the beginning of the TANF program.
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2018-02-15
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
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
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
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
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
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
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