Illinois Senator Daniel Biss [D]

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ILSB1424EngrossCreates 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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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSR0353PassUrges the creation of an environmental justice agenda.
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2017-05-31
Resolution Adopted
ILHJR0002PassCreates the Underrepresented Groups in Academia Task Force within the Board of Higher Education to examine strategies to grow underrepresented groups in institutions of higher education and to ascertain the viability of increasing the number of labor...
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2017-05-31
Adopted Both Houses
ILSB2212IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Adds provisions concerning public interest enforcement. Provides that in certain circumstances an action may be brought in a circuit court by a person in the public interest to enforce standards or requirement...
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2017-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0768EngrossAmends the Charter Schools Law of the School Code. Removes provisions allowing the State Charter School Commission to reverse a school board's decision to deny, revoke, or not renew a charter; makes related changes. Provides that if a charter school ...
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2017-05-30
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
ILHB3142EngrossCreates the Criminal History in College Applications Act. Provides that a public college may not inquire about or consider an applicant's criminal history information at any time during the admission decision-making process, except as required by Sta...
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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-05-23
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
ILSB0308EngrossAmends the Illinois Underground Utility Facilities Damage Prevention Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-19
Third Reading - Short Debate - Lost 046-050-000
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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2017-05-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0131IntroCondemns President Donald J. Trump's executive order barring refugees from 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 principles that include relig...
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2017-05-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0654EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-09
To House Rules 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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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-05-05
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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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1624IntroAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-05-05
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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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
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
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
To Senate Assignments Committee
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
To Senate Assignments Committee
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
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