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ILSB2846IntroAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Makes post-secondary education tuition and fee waivers available to youth for whom the Department of Children and Family Services has court-ordered legal responsibility, youth who aged out of care at age 1...
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2018-04-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3101IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Contains provisions requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to create a State beneficiary mitigation plan in accordance with specified consent decrees. Provides that the Agency shall establish the Volksw...
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2018-04-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3103IntroCreates the Immigrant Tenant Protection Act. Defines terms. Provides that, with exceptions, a landlord shall not require disclosure of, disclose, intimidate, harass, or evict a tenant on the basis of a person's immigration or citizenship status. Prov...
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2018-04-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2588IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Deletes language repealing the Healthy Local Food Incentives Program on June 30, 2019.
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2018-04-20
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
ILSB3080IntroAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity shall by rule establish a comprehensive low-income water assistance policy ...
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2018-04-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2606EngrossAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that each State agency entering into or maintaining a contract for the purchase of food under the Code shall adopt a policy that permits the donation of leftover food procured by State funds. Provides th...
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2018-04-20
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0443IntroAmends the Childhood Hunger Relief Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0035IntroAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-20
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
ILSB3488IntroCreates the Anti-Registry Program Act. Provides that no agent or agency shall use any moneys, facilities, property, equipment, or personnel of the agency to participate in or provide support in any manner for the creation, publication, or maintenance...
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2018-04-20
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
ILSB0405IntroAmends the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3560IntroAmends the State Prompt Payment Act. Codifies the Vendor Payment Program established under the Illinois Administrative Code. Provides that any contract executed under that Program prior to June 30, 2018 shall remain in effect until those contracts ha...
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2018-04-20
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
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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2018-04-19
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2273EnrollAmends 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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2018-04-19
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2433EngrossAmends the Currency Exchange Act. Defines "government assistance check", "government check", "payroll check", "printed", and "protected class". Provides additional considerations by the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation for determini...
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2018-04-19
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2940EngrossAmends the Township Code. Provides that the electors may delegate the power to purchase, sell, or lease property to the township board for a period of up to 12 months and the township board may specify properties being considered. Makes a conforming ...
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2018-04-19
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3102IntroAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that it is an unlawful practice to offer to consumers at retail a rebate made on a stored-value card that charges dormancy fees or other post-issuance fees. Defines terms.
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2018-04-19
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
ILSB3415IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Deletes language providing that the Section concerning the traffic and pedestrian stop statistical study is repealed on July 1, 2019. Provides that the Department of Transportation shall report specified findings and...
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2018-04-19
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
ILSB2555IntroAmends the Agricultural Areas Conservation and Protection Act. Provides that an agricultural area, at the creation of any such area, shall not be less than 350 acres in all counties with a population under 100,000 (rather than (600,000) and not less ...
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2018-04-19
Postponed - Agriculture
ILSB3109IntroAmends the Department of Professional Regulation Law. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional regulation shall allow an applicant to provide his or her individual taxpayer identification number as an alternative to provide a social...
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2018-04-19
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
ILSB3503EngrossAmends the Counties Code. Provides that on or before June 1, 2019, every facility that houses a circuit court room shall include at least one lactation room or area for members of the public to express breast milk in private that is located outside t...
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2018-04-19
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4383EngrossAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that disenrollment of a Medicaid enrollee from a managed care organization under contract with the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall be in accordance wit...
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2018-04-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3174IntroAmends the Illinois Oil and Gas Act. Provides that wells with horizontal or directional extensions from a vertical bore hole shall not be classified as confidential. Provides that the length and direction of these wells shall be included in the Depar...
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2018-04-19
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 23, 2018
ILSB3233IntroAmends the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act. Provides that no intergovernmental or interagency agreement or contract may be entered into, implemented, or given effect if the agreement's or contract's intent or effect is, among other requirements, to...
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2018-04-19
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 23, 2018
ILSB2572IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that an approved waiver from or modification to a physical education mandate may remain in effect for a period not to exceed 2 school years (rather than 5 school years like other mandate waivers) and may be renewed no...
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2018-04-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3211IntroAmends the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission Act. Provides that the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission shall be composed of 11 Commissioners (currently, members) that are appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. Require...
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2018-04-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB4377EngrossAmends the Child Passenger Protection Act. Provides that when any person is transporting a child in this State who is under the age of 2 years in a motor vehicle of the first division or motor vehicle of the second division weighing 9,000 pounds or l...
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2018-04-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3285IntroCreates the Illinois Home Grown Business Opportunity Act. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity shall develop an economic plan to assist businesses and municipalities located geographically close to bordering states. Provi...
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2018-04-19
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 23, 2018
ILSB1829IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning licensure of educators.
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2018-04-19
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILHB4846EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a violation (rather than a second or subsequent violation) of a provision in the Code governing the use of an electronic communication device while operating a motor vehicle is an offense against traffi...
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2018-04-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2899IntroAmends the Illinois Promotion Act. Provides that moneys that are required to be deposited into the Tourism Promotion Fund from the proceeds of the tax imposed under the Hotel Operators' Occupation Tax Act shall be deposited directly into the Tourism ...
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2018-04-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB4870EngrossAmends the School Code. Requires a school district, public school, charter school, or nonpublic school to authorize a parent or guardian of a student who is a qualifying patient to administer a medical cannabis infused product to the student on schoo...
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2018-04-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2018-04-18
Re-assigned to Higher Education
ILSB2469EngrossAmends the Respite Program Act. In a provision requiring the Director of the Department on Aging to submit an annual report to the Governor and the General Assembly detailing the progress of the respite care services provided under the Act, provides ...
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2018-04-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2269IntroMakes appropriations to various agencies for prior year costs for personal services and State contributions to Social Security. Effective immediately .
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2018-04-18
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
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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2018-04-18
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 19, 2018
ILSB2854IntroAmends the Election Code. Except for provisions with references to a committeeman and committeewoman, changes references from "committeeman" to "committeeperson" and makes related changes throughout the Code. Changes references from "chairman" to "ch...
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2018-04-18
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 19, 2018
ILSB2844IntroAmends the School Code. Requires the State Board of Education to establish and maintain the Growing Future Educators Program to train high school graduates who at one time have been identified as English learners and who are enrolled in an approved e...
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2018-04-18
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
ILSB3115IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that grant amounts under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program may not vary on the basis of a TANF recipient's county of residence. Increases TANF grant amounts to: 30% of federal pov...
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2018-04-18
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
ILSB2866IntroAmends the Communicable Disease Prevention Act. Provides that the Department must provide all students (currently, all female students) who are entering sixth grade and their parents or legal guardians written information about the link between human...
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2018-04-18
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 19, 2018
ILSB2996IntroAmends the Lead Poisoning Prevention Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-18
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 19, 2018
ILSB2863EngrossAmends 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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2018-04-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2441IntroAmends the Child Passenger Protection Act. Provides that when any person is transporting a child in this State who is under the age of 2 years in a motor vehicle of the first division or motor vehicle of the second division weighing 9,000 pounds or l...
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2018-04-18
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
ILSB3134IntroAmends the Flood Control Act of 1945. Creates the Flood Control Commission. Provides that the Commission shall study current flood control practices within the counties of DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, and Will. Adds provisions concerning the membersh...
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2018-04-18
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 19, 2018
ILSB2908IntroAmends the Universal Telephone Service Protection Law of 1985 of the Public Utilities Act. Requires a Large Electing Provider to provide the required statement in a notice of proposed cessation of requested service to existing customers in English an...
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2018-04-18
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 19, 2018
ILSB0202IntroAmends the Right to Privacy in the Workplace Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning prohibited inquiries.
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2018-04-18
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2436EngrossAmends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. In a provision prohibiting the issuance or renewal of licenses to sell alcoholic liquor at retail within 100 feet of churches, schools, hospitals, and certain other buildings, provides that a local liquor contro...
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2018-04-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2951IntroCreates the Early Mental Health and Addictions Treatment Act. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, and other specified agencies and entities, to develop a pilot program under which a qualifying adolescent or young adult may rece...
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2018-04-18
To Senate Human Services Committee
ILSB2312IntroMakes appropriations from the School Infrastructure Fund to the State Board of Education for school district broadband expansion.
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2018-04-18
To Senate Appropriations II Committee
ILSB3153IntroAmends the Small Business Job Creation Tax Credit Act. Renews the program for incentive periods beginning on or after July 1, 2018 and ending on or before June 30, 2025. Removes language concerning the Put Illinois to Work Program for the second seri...
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2018-04-18
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILSB3214IntroCreates the Pollinator Friendly Solar Site Act. Provides that an owner of a ground-mounted solar site may follow practices that: (1) provide native perennial vegetation and foraging habitat which is beneficial to game birds, songbirds, and pollinator...
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2018-04-18
To Senate Environment and Conservation Committee
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