Illinois Senator Daniel Biss [D]

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ILHB3709PassAmends 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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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0196
ILHB3903PassAmends 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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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0204
ILHB3369PassAmends 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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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0175
ILHB2976PassAmends the Department of Central Management Services Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires every institution of higher education approved by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission, whether public or private, to submit an annu...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0140
ILHB3507PassAmends 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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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0185
ILHB2663PassAmends 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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2017-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0105
ILSB0084PassAmends 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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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0079
ILSB0189PassAmends 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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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0080
ILSB1697PassAmends 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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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0100
ILSB0778IntroAmends the Freedom of Information Act. In a provision establishing exemptions for disclosure under the Act, excludes from those exemptions the text of an agreement to invest in a private equity fund, hedge fund, or absolute return fund that is propos...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-08-04
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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-08-04
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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0285IntroCondemns President Donald J. Trump's executive orders barring immigrants and refugees from entering 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 prin...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0368EngrossAmends the State Universities Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Changes the definition of "service" to include periods where earnings credits were established for periods of voluntary pay reduction in lieu of furlough. In a provision concerning r...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0316IntroAmends the Illinois Clinical Laboratory and Blood Bank Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1706IntroAmends the Use of Credit Information in Personal Insurance Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning definitions.
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3539EngrossAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Requires bidders to obtain an equal pay certificate before a purchasing agency may issue a contract to the bidder. Provides for the Department of Employment Security to issue the certificates. Specifies informati...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0399IntroAmends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0520IntroAmends the Project Labor Agreements Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0493IntroEncourages collaboration with state and/or national coalitions, organizations or agencies to facilitate increased awareness and education about perinatal depression and related mood disorders throughout the State. Declares May of 2017 and 2018 as Mat...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3744EngrossAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that for any project under a construction contract, the contract shall require that, to the extent practicable, at least 10% of man-hours performing construction services be performed by individuals who ...
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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
ILSB1904EngrossAmends the Prevailing Wage Act. Requires the Department of Labor to publish, by July 15 of each year on its official website, a prevailing wage schedule for each county in the State based upon the prevailing rate of wages investigated and ascertained...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3720EngrossAmends the Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act of the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that surplus tax revenues may be used to pay for costs of special education, social services, and other costs of a public school district. Provides that fo...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3342EngrossAmends the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to consider certain mitigating factors and evidence of rehabilitation fo...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0475IntroAmends the Tobacco Products Tax Act of 1995. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning sales of tobacco products that are exempt from the tax imposed by the Act.
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2802EngrossCreates the Transportation Benefits Program Act. Requires all covered employers to offer at least one transportation benefit program. Provides that the employer may choose between providing a program consistent with federal law that allows employees ...
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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
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0025
ILSR0684IntroUrges the State Board of Elections to decline any request to turn over or share personal data or confidential voter registration data to the Advisory Commission on Election Integrity.
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2017-07-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
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
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0024
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
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
ILSR0651PassMourns the death of Sanders Ivy Hicks of Evanston.
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2017-07-01
Resolution Adopted
ILHB2360PassAmends 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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2017-06-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0006
ILHB3703PassCreates the Out-of-State Person Subject to Involuntary Admission on an Inpatient Basis Mental Health Treatment Act. Provides that on or before January 1, 2018, there is created a 2-year mental health pilot project for which a mental health facility l...
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2017-06-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0012
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
ILHJR0025PassCreates the Illinois Legislative Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Task Force to study how and if the State of Illinois, county governments, and municipal governments can benefit from a transition to a blockchain based system for recordkeeping and se...
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2017-06-28
Adopted Both Houses
ILSR0655PassUrges Governor Rauner to immediately join the United States Climate Alliance.
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2017-06-28
Resolution Adopted
ILSB2219IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that it is unlawful for any individual who is engaged in the business of providing legal representation in real estate tax assessment appeals to make campaign contributions of more than $750, in the aggregate, to an...
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2017-06-23
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2213IntroCreates the Illinois Workers' Rights and Worker Safety Act. Provides that except as authorized by State law enacted after January 1, 2017, a State agency may not amend or revise its rules relating to protection of workers' rights or worker safety in ...
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2017-06-15
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
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