Illinois Senator Daniel Biss [D]

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ILSB1578IntroCreates the Seizure and Forfeiture Reporting Act. Provides that the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority shall establish and maintain on its official website a searchable public database that includes specified information about property s...
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2017-04-21
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
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
ILSB1502IntroCreates 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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2017-04-21
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
ILSB1706IntroAmends the Use of Credit Information in Personal Insurance Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning definitions.
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2017-04-21
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0404IntroUrges the State of Illinois not to use its resources on enforcement of federal immigration law.
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2017-04-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0189EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that when the victim is under 18 years of age at the time of the offense, a prosecution for criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual assault, predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, aggravat...
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2017-04-19
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0084EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to make application to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services by July 1, 2017 for a State plan amendment to implement the Community First C...
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2017-04-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0031IntroAmends the State Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-17
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
ILSB0316IntroAmends the Illinois Clinical Laboratory and Blood Bank Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-17
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
ILSJRCA0001IntroProposes to amend the Revenue Article of the Illinois Constitution. Removes a provision that provides that a tax on income shall be measured at a non-graduated rate. Provides that there may be one tax on the income of individuals and corporations (cu...
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2017-04-13
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
ILSB1353IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that for a person who is a resident in a facility licensed under the ID/DD Community Care Act, the Community-Integrated Living Arrangements Licensure and Certification Ac...
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2017-04-13
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
ILSB0955IntroAmends 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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2017-04-12
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
ILHB2360EngrossAmends the Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program Act. Requires the Board to select a default contribution rate within the range of 3% to 6% of an enrollee's wages (rather than 3% of wages). Provides that the Program shall begin during 2018, rather t...
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2017-04-12
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
ILSB0308IntroAmends the Illinois Underground Utility Facilities Damage Prevention Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-12
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
ILSB1296IntroCreates 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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2017-04-11
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1347IntroCreates the Living Wage Act. Provides that the State, its agencies, and political subdivisions shall ensure that new contracts and subcontracts include a provision specifying that, as a condition of payment of the contract, the minimum wage to be pai...
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2017-04-11
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0353IntroUrges the creation of an environmental justice agenda.
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2017-04-10
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
ILHB2663EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that early childhood programs receiving State Board of Education grants for preschool educational programs shall prohibit the expulsion of children. Provides instead that when persistent and serious challenging behavi...
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2017-04-10
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0780IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that members of the General Assembly and the offices Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, Comptroller, and Treasurer shall be elected by ranked-choice voting. Provides for ranked-choi...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB0983IntroCreates the Limitations on Forced Arbitration Act. Defines terms and contains statements of findings, purpose, and policy. Places conditions limiting the use of forced arbitration agreements on entities doing business with the State. Creates a rebutt...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1403IntroAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that the court may order the sealing of the records of arrests or charges not initiated by arrest which result in an order of supervision or a conviction for a misdemeanor violation of public indecency...
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2017-04-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1721IntroCreates the Family Leave Insurance Act. Provides that an employee may take up to 12 weeks of family leave within any 24-month period for the purpose of providing care for the birth of a child, adoption of a child or placement of a foster child, or se...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1762IntroAmends the Illinois Freedom to Work Act. Expands the scope of the Act to apply to all employees (currently applies only to low-wage employees). Prohibits all covenants not to compete.
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2017-04-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1351IntroAmends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-07
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
ILSB1624IntroAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1719IntroAmends 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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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB0889IntroAmends the Jury Act. Provides that, except as otherwise specifically provided by statute, no person who is qualified and able to serve as a juror may be excluded from jury service in any court of this State on the basis of race, color, religion, nati...
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2017-04-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-04-07
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
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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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
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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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1557IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that early childhood programs receiving State Board of Education grants for preschool educational programs shall prohibit the expulsion of children. Provides instead that when persistent and serious challenging behavi...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1897IntroCreates the Tuition Reduction Act. Beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year, requires each public university located in this State to reimburse its full-time resident undergraduate students a portion of the tuition charged in the form of a grant ap...
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2017-04-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1886IntroAmends the Cannabis Control Act, the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, and the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act. Reduces felony penalties for possession of cannabis, controlled substances, and methamphetamine to misdemeanors. Am...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB0752IntroAmends 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 and confirmed by the Senate. Requires at least 8 (...
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2017-04-07
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sue Rezin
ILSB1906IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, and the Voluntary Health Services Plans Act to require coverage for hearing instruments and related services for all individuals under the age of 18 when a hearing care prof...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILHB3213EngrossAmends 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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2017-04-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1761IntroAmends 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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2017-04-06
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Criminal Law
ILSB1424IntroCreates the Small Donor Democracy Matching System for Fair Elections Act. Amends the Election Code. Creates a small donor campaign contribution matching system for candidates for the offices of Governor, Attorney General, State Comptroller, State Tre...
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2017-04-06
Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 013-000-000
ILSB1933IntroAmends 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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2017-04-06
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2017
ILSB1760IntroCreates the Wrongful Discharge from Employment Act. Provides that a discharge from employment is wrongful if it (1) was a constructive discharge, (2) was in retaliation for the employee's refusal to violate public policy or for reporting a violation ...
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2017-04-06
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 25, 2017
ILSB1657IntroCreates 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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2017-04-06
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2017
ILSB1754IntroCreates the Home Birth Safety Act. Provides for the licensure of midwives by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and for certain limitations on the activities of licensed midwives. Creates the Illinois Midwifery Board. Sets forth ...
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2017-04-06
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
ILSB1697IntroAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that it is a violation for an employer to impose as a condition of obtaining or retaining employment any term or condition that requires a person to violate or forgo a sincerely held practice of his or h...
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2017-04-06
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2017
ILSB2089IntroAmends the Election Code. Includes certain tax-exempt organizations under the federal Internal Revenue Code in the definitions of political action committees, ballot initiative committees, and independent expenditure committees. Allows the tax-exempt...
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2017-04-06
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2017
ILSB1705IntroAmends 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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2017-04-06
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
ILSB1695IntroAmends 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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2017-04-06
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
ILSB1405IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that for a person who is a resident in a facility licensed under the Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Act of 2013 or the Community-Integrated Living Arrangements ...
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2017-04-06
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
ILSB0982IntroAmends 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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2017-04-05
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pat McGuire
ILSB0981IntroAmends 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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2017-04-03
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
ILSB0779IntroAmends the General Provisions Article of the Illinois Pension Code in relation to investment transparency. Defines terms. Provides that within 90 days after entering into a new agreement to invest in an alternative investment fund, a public retiremen...
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2017-03-29
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
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