Illinois Senator Cristina Castro [D]

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ILSB1679IntroAmends the State Finance Act. Authorizes transfers from the designated funds into the Commitment to Human Services Fund for the sole purpose of providing funding for domestic violence programs funded by the Department of Human Services through the en...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0888IntroAmends the Public Community College Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Illinois Community College Board.
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1732IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a person renting a motor vehicle to another may immediately collect an insurance deductible from a renter for any visible damage to a rented vehicle that exceeds $500 without the renter's personal insur...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1798IntroAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that an expatriate corporation shall be considered a non-resident bidder for purposes of the Code. Provides that no business or member of a unitary business group shall submit a bid for or enter into a c...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-08-04
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ILSB0474IntroAmends the Aircraft Use Tax Law. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning determining selling price.
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2017-08-04
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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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2017-08-04
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ILSB0208IntroAmends the Riverboat Gambling Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-04
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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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3259EngrossAmends 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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0643PassAmends the General Assembly Compensation Act. Establishes the fiscal year 2018 mileage reimbursement rate and allowance for lodging and meals. Amends the Compensation Review Act. Prohibits cost-of-living adjustments for or during the fiscal year begi...
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2017-07-26
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ILHB2721PassAmends 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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2017-07-18
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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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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0019FailAmends the Personnel Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-07-06
Total Veto Stands
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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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1607EngrossAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the prescription monitoring program.
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2017-07-06
To House Rules 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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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
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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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
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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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0063PassCalls upon the State of Illinois and its operating units, including but not limited to the Department of Central Management Services, to immediately suspend the drafting, negotiation, perfection, and signing of any lease on any parcel of real propert...
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2017-06-29
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILSR0635PassDeclares July 9, 2017 as "His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj Day".
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2017-06-28
Resolution Adopted
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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2017-06-28
To Senate Assignments Committee
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
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
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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
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