Illinois Senator Cristina Castro [D]

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ILSB0422EnrollAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
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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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
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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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
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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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
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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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
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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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
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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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
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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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
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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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
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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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
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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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
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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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3701EnrollCreates 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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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3502EnrollAmends the Protection and Advocacy for Mentally Ill Persons Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Act's purpose.
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3216EnrollAmends the Departments of State Government Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that notwithstanding any law to the contrary, third-party contracts entered into by the State are permissible only when they are in the best interes...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3369EnrollAmends the School Code. Requires the State Board of Education to establish guidelines for the creation of a high-skilled manufacturing curriculum to be used in vocational education programs.
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
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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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1670EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-22
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1783EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-22
Sent to the Governor
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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2017-05-31
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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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSR0353PassUrges the creation of an environmental justice agenda.
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2017-05-31
Resolution Adopted
ILSB0569EngrossAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Makes a technical change in the short title Section.
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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2212IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Adds provisions concerning public interest enforcement. Provides that in certain circumstances an action may be brought in a circuit court by a person in the public interest to enforce standards or requirement...
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2017-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
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
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
ILSR0536PassMourns the death of Officer Stevenson Jones of Elgin.
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2017-05-26
Resolution Adopted
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
ILSR0507PassMourns the death of Officer Stevenson Jones of Elgin.
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2017-05-19
Resolution Adopted
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
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
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
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
ILSB2071IntroCreates the Transforming, Helping, and Reviving Illinois' Versatile Economy (THRIVE) Job Creation Tax Credit Act. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity shall award an income tax credit to taxpayers that meet certain criter...
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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1724IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires managed care organizations (MCOs) to participate in the Non-Emergency Transportation Services Prior Approval Program (NETSPAP) established under the Code beginning 90 days after the effective date of the ...
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2017-05-05
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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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1995IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance or managed care plan amended, delivered, issued, or renewed after the effective date of the amendatory Act must provide coverage for the p...
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2017-05-05
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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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1331IntroAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Changes the Section concerning the declaration of policy to include preventing discrimination based on source of income. Provides that "source of income" means the source of any lawful income or any lawful rent p...
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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2091IntroAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Prohibits a State agency from entering into a contract subject to the Code with a business that contracts with the federal government to build a wall along the border of Mexico and the United States of America. A...
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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0478PassMourns the death of Cipriano Siete of Elgin.
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2017-05-05
Resolution Adopted
ILSB1334IntroAmends the Mobile Home Landlord and Tenant Rights Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning applicability of the Act.
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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0457PassMourns the death of Anthony Pedote of Elgin.
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2017-04-27
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0458PassMourns the death of Kathleen Ann Turnquist of Elgin.
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2017-04-27
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0322PassDeclares April 24 to 28, 2017 as the inaugural, "Illinois Distracted Driving Awareness Week".
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2017-04-26
Resolution Adopted as Amended
ILSB0596IntroAmends the Public Community College Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the application of provisions to a community college district in Chicago.
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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1970IntroCreates the Financial Transaction Tax Act. Imposes a tax on the privilege of engaging in a financial transaction that occurs, is effectuated, consummated, executed, or cleared at a facility located in the State. Provides that the tax is imposed at a ...
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2017-04-21
To Senate Assignments Committee
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