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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
ILSB1657EngrossCreates the Gun Dealer Licensing Act. Provides that it is unlawful for a person to engage in the business of selling, leasing, or otherwise transferring firearms without a license issued by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Pro...
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2017-11-10
To House Rules Committee
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
ILHB2462VetoAmends 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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2017-11-09
Override Governor Veto - Senate Lost 029-017-001
ILSB1607EnrollAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the prescription monitoring program.
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2017-11-09
Sent to the Governor
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
ILHB1764EnrollAmends 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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2017-11-09
Passed Both Houses
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
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
ILSB0772EnrollAmends 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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2017-11-09
Sent to the Governor
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
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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2017-11-08
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0685EnrollAmends 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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2017-11-07
Passed Both Houses
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
ILSB0032EngrossAmends the Freedom of Information Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-11-07
To House Executive Committee
ILSB0770EnrollAmends 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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2017-11-07
Sent to the Governor
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
ILHB3449FailCreates 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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2017-10-27
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHB3216FailAmends 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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2017-10-27
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHB2525FailAmends the Employer's Liability Rates Article of the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a rate is excessive if it is likely to produce a long run profit that is unreasonably high for the insurance provided or if expenses are unreasonably high in ...
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2017-10-27
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHB2622FailAmends 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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2017-10-27
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHB0238EngrossAmends the Nursing Home Care Act, MC/DD Act, ID/DD Community Care Act, and Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Act of 2013. Provides that a facility must not enter into a pre-dispute agreement for binding arbitration with any resident or consume...
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
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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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
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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2017-09-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0538
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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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1774EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the Chicago Board of Education starting with the 2019 consolidated election. Makes related changes. Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Provides that a person shall be ...
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2537PassAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Repeals a Section concerning notice by publication requirements in a petition for change of name. Provides that in any application for a change of name involving a minor, before a judgment granting a change of name...
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2017-09-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0520
ILHB0690PassAmends the Day and Temporary Labor Services Act. Requires a day and temporary labor service agency (agency) to notify a day or temporary laborer (laborer) in writing of the schedule and length of multi-day assignments. Requires an agency to keep reco...
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2017-09-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0517
ILHB0162PassAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the angel investment credit.
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2017-09-18
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
ILHB0311PassCreates 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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2017-09-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0502
ILHB2993PassAmends 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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2017-09-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0505
ILHB2647PassAmends 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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2017-09-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0482
ILHB3161PassAmends 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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2017-09-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0494
ILHB1813VetoAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department shall establish a Networking for Success Program. Provides that the program shall assist small to mid-sized busi...
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2017-09-01
Bill Dead - No Positive Action Taken - Amendatory Veto
ILSB1933PassAmends the Election Code. Provides that the State Board of Elections and the Office of the Secretary of State shall establish an automatic voter registration program pursuant to an interagency contract and jointly-adopted rules. Provides that an appl...
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2017-08-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0464
ILSB0031PassAmends the State Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0463
ILSB1567PassAmends 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0451
ILSB0652PassAmends the New Markets Development Program Act. Provides that, to be considered a "qualified equity investment" under the Act, 100% (currently, 85%) of the cash purchase price of the investment must be used by the issuer to make qualified low-income ...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0408
ILSB1761PassAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a non-violent sexual advance, nor the discovery, knowledge, or perception of a person's sex or sexual orientation, including under circumstances in which the defendant and victim dated or had a romantic...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0460
ILSB0885PassRepeals the Dwelling Structure Contract Act and the Dwelling Unit Installment Contract Act. Creates the Installment Sales Contract Act. Adds provisions governing: definitions; terms and conditions of installment sales contracts; applicability of othe...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0416
ILSB0647PassAmends 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0407
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