Illinois Senator Daniel Biss [D]

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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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2017-05-05
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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2017-05-04
Placed on Calendar - Consideration Postponed May 5, 2017
ILSB0520IntroAmends the Project Labor Agreements Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-04
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
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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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 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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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 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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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB0316IntroAmends the Illinois Clinical Laboratory and Blood Bank Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
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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2017-04-27
Postponed - State Government
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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2017-04-26
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 27, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
ILSB1349IntroAmends 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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2017-03-17
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1622IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that the angel investment credit applies for taxable years ending on or before December 31, 2022 (instead of December 31, 2016). Makes changes concerning the annual report submitted by the Department of Co...
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2017-03-17
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0762IntroAmends the Election Code. Requires candidates for President of the United States to file with the State Board of Elections federal income tax returns for the 5 most recent tax years prior to the election by August 15 of every presidential election ye...
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2017-03-17
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0735IntroAmends 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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2017-03-17
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1954IntroAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Removes language concerning impasse procedures involving an educational employer whose territorial boundaries are coterminous with those of a city having a population in excess of 500,000. Repeals ...
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2017-03-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0298PassMourns the death of Philip T. Kalayil.
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2017-03-16
Resolution Adopted
ILSB1960IntroCreates the Jobs for Young People Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-03-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1959IntroAmends the Minimum Wage Law. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning overtime.
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2017-02-10
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1961IntroAmends the Equal Pay Act of 2003. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning enforcement.
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2017-02-10
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1963IntroAmends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-02-10
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1966IntroAmends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section of the campaign finance Article concerning definitions.
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2017-02-10
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ILSB1956IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the sunset of exemptions, credits, and deductions.
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2017-02-10
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1957IntroAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning State policy.
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2017-02-10
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1965IntroCreates the Fair Scheduling Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-02-10
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ILSB1955IntroAmends the General Assembly Organization Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the deposit of books, bills, documents, and papers with the Secretary of State.
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2017-02-10
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1962IntroCreates the Civil Rights Act of 2017. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-02-10
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1958IntroAmends the Regional Council Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-02-10
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1964IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-02-10
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1643IntroAmends the Illinois Police Training Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the purposes of the Act.
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2017-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1637IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1631IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the purpose of the "Medicaid" Article.
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2017-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1623IntroAmends the Communicable Disease Prevention Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the authority of the Department of Public Health to pay for health insurance coverage on behalf of HIV-infected persons.
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2017-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1638IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1352IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1626IntroAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1633IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the purpose of the "Medicaid" Article.
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2017-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1625IntroAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1629IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1639IntroAmends the Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the purpose of the Act.
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2017-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1634IntroAmends the Child Care Act of 1969. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1630IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1645IntroAmends the Illinois Police Training Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the purposes of the Act.
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2017-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1640IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning standards and assistance to local jails and detention and shelter care facilities.
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2017-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1627IntroAmends the Illinois Act on the Aging. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1641IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
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