Illinois Senator David Koehler [D]

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ILSB1444Intro
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Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax credit for dependents of the taxpayer. Provides that the maximum amount of the credit is $700 per qualified dependent of the taxpayer. Provides that the maximum amount shall be reduced by $24 ...
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2024-02-20
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Lakesia Collins
ILSR0777Intro
25%
Mourns the death of Lt. Col. Lester Dale Bergsten of Peoria.
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2024-02-20
Referred to Resolutions Consent Calendar
ILSB3436Intro
25%
Amends the Aid to the Aged, Blind or Disabled Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the General Assembly finds it necessary to take measures to increase the amount of cash assistance provided to qualifying Illinoisans under the Aid t...
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2024-02-20
To Senate Appropriations - Health and Human Services Committee
ILSB3162Intro
25%
Amends the Department of Human Services Act. Provides that subject to appropriation, the Department of Human Services shall establish a diaper allowance program for eligible families with children 3 years of age or younger. Requires the Department to...
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2024-02-20
To Senate Appropriations - Health and Human Services Committee
ILSB2581Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Estate and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Act. Provides that, for persons dying on or after January 1, 2024, the exclusion amount shall be the applicable exclusion amount calculated under Section 2010 of the Internal Revenue Cod...
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2024-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0632Intro
25%
Urges the creation of a coordinating council under the Illinois Lieutenant Governor's office to bring together a relevant staff of agencies and non-governmental organizations to develop a strategy for implementation of the 30 by 30 concept.
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2024-02-16
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
ILSB3754Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Power Agency Act. Makes changes to "brownfield site photovoltaic project" definition. Deletes provision that requires the Agency to develop a method to optimize procurement of the renewable energy credits from proposed utility-sca...
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2024-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3655Intro
25%
Creates the Confinement of Egg-Laying Hens Act. Provides that, beginning on January 1, 2026, a farm owner or operator shall not knowingly confine an egg-laying hen in an enclosure that: (i) is not a cage-free housing system; or (ii) has less than the...
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2024-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1556Intro
25%
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that, to the extent allowed by federal law, the Environmental Protection Agency shall propose, within 12 months after the amendatory Act's effective date, and the Pollution Control Board shall adopt, ...
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2024-02-14
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
ILSB3174Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Underground Railroad Task Force Act. Requires the Task Force to submit a report of its findings and recommendations to the General Assembly and the Governor on or before December 31, 2024 (rather than July 1, 2024).
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2024-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 2:30 pm]
To Senate State Government Committee
ILSB3077Intro
25%
Creates the Local Food Infrastructure Grant Act. Requires the Department of Agriculture to develop and administer a Local Food Infrastructure Grant Program to enhance local food processing, aggregation, and distribution within the State through the a...
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2024-02-14
To Senate Agriculture Committee
ILSB3165Intro
25%
Amends the Statewide Recycling Needs Assessment Act. Requires the competitive solicitation issued by the Environmental Protection Agency for the statewide needs assessment, as well as the contract executed for that purpose by the Agency and the consu...
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2024-02-14
To Senate Environment and Conservation Committee
ILSB3166Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Provides that the term "Student Permanent Record" may include reports of psychological evaluations, including information on intelligence and personality, academic information obtained through test admi...
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2024-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 1:30 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
ILSB0331Intro
25%
Amends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. Requires the governing board of each public university and community college district to pay employees and contractors their daily, regular rate...
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2024-02-13
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 4:30 pm]

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
ILSB3108Intro
25%
Creates the Health Care Availability and Access Board Act. Establishes the Health Care Availability and Access Board to protect State residents, State and local governments, commercial health plans, health care providers, pharmacies licensed in the S...
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2024-02-13
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3686Intro
25%
Creates the Portable Battery Stewardship Act. Requires those who sell or distribute covered batteries or battery-containing products in the State to implement and participate in a battery stewardship plan. Details the role of retailers in the State a...
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2024-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3687Intro
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Amends the Illinois Credit Union Act. Provides that a credit union regulated by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation that is a covered financial institution under the Illinois Community Reinvestment Act shall pay an examination fee...
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2024-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0711PassMourns the death of Charles Lohman Dancey of Pekin.
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2024-02-08
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0728PassMourns the death of Johnny Ray "John" Shallenberger of Creve Coeur.
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2024-02-08
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0732PassMourns the passing of W. Roscoe McCall, D.D.S. of Peoria.
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2024-02-08
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0749PassMourns the passing of Carolyn Sue (Bock) Aaron of Chillicothe.
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2024-02-08
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0748PassMourns the death of Jerome Floyd "Jerry" Brown of Tremont.
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2024-02-08
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0590Intro
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Urges support for the Family Roots Genealogy Pilot Program as it provides African American descendants of enslaved individuals the opportunity to trace their roots back to their ancestral homelands, to reconnect with their ancestral heritage, and to ...
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2024-02-08
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachel Ventura
ILSB2877Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Specifies that the notice in contested case hearings must include an enclosure that notifies the recipient of the ability to request interpretive assistance for the hearing and to receive language ass...
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2024-02-08
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 2:30 pm]
To Senate State Government Committee
ILSB3437Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Deletes provision that any entity or system for integration (transmitting the data maintained by the Prescription Monitoring Program) into an Electronic Health Records System, Certified Health IT Module,...
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2024-02-08
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2839Intro
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Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Sets forth the General Assembly's intentions. Requires the Environmental Protection Agency to adopt rules to implement the motor vehicle emission standards of the State of California and the advanced clean cars II pr...
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2024-02-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2921Intro
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Amends the Illinois Estate and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Act. Makes certain changes concerning estates that contain qualified farm property. Provides that, for the purposes of calculating the State Death Tax Credit, those estates are subject t...
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2024-02-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2790Intro
25%
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall not enter into a contract with a managed care organization that relies on a pharmacy benefit manager that does...
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2024-02-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2936Intro
25%
Amends the Property Tax Code. Provides that the abatement for property located in an area of urban decay also applies to newly remodeled single-family or duplex residential dwelling units (currently, only newly constructed single-family or duplex dwe...
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2024-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 4:30 pm]
To Senate Revenue Committee
ILHB3588Engross
50%
Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill but transfers functions in the Act from the Illinois State Police to the University of Illinois. Provides that the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois shall contract with a not-for-profit co...
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2024-02-02
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSJR0047Intro
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Urges the United States Congress to pass H.R. 4052 to create a new national infrastructure bank to finance urgently needed infrastructure projects.
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2024-02-02
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1627Intro
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Amends the Illinois Estate and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Act. Provides that, for persons dying on or after January 1, 2024, the person's adjusted taxable estate shall not include the value of the decedent's ownership interest in qualified farm...
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2024-02-01
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2829Intro
25%
Amends the Educator Licensure Article of the School Code. Provides that the operating procedures of the State Educator Preparation and Licensure Board may provide for the inclusion of nonvoting, ex officio members on the Board. With respect to a for-...
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2024-01-31
To Senate Education Committee
ILSB2830Intro
25%
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to adopt rules and policies within 90 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act for interest penalties to be im...
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2024-01-31
To Senate Appropriations - Health and Human Services Committee
ILSB1636Intro
25%
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that for the purpose of removing barriers to the timely treatment of serious mental illnesses, prior authorization mandates and utilization management controls shall not ...
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2024-01-30
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0172Intro
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Creates the Endow Illinois Tax Credit Act. Provides that the Department of Revenue shall award income tax credits to taxpayers who provide an endowment gift to a permanent endowment fund during the taxable year and receive a certificate of receipt fo...
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2024-01-24
Re-assigned to Revenue
ILSB2606Intro
25%
Amends the Mental Health Early Action on Campus Act. Provides that the board of trustees of each public college or university shall adopt a policy that allows for a minimum of 5 mental health days for students to use per academic year.
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2024-01-24
To Senate Higher Education Committee
ILSR0552Intro
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Expresses strong support for the initiative to reprogram USDA funds allocated to Puerto Rico toward purchasing locally grown items in Puerto Rico. Urges the United States Congress to endorse and implement this initiative in recognition of its potenti...
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2024-01-24
To Senate Agriculture Committee
ILSR0683Intro
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Urges the United States Congress to pass H.R. 4052 to create a new national infrastructure bank to finance urgently needed infrastructure projects.
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2024-01-24
To Senate Executive Committee
ILSB2628Intro
25%
Amends the Rivers, Lakes, and Streams Act. Provides that all State agencies engaged in any development within a special flood hazard area shall comply with all requirements of applicable federal and State law. Requires additional specified requiremen...
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2024-01-24
To Senate State Government Committee
ILSR0690PassMourns the death of Suzanne "Susy" Woods of Springfield.
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2024-01-17
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0689PassMourns the death of Dr. John F. "Jack" Gilligan of Groveland.
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2024-01-17
Resolution Adopted
ILSB1587Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Power Agency Act. Makes legislative declarations and findings regarding the deployment of energy storage systems. Makes it a goal of the Illinois Power Agency to include implementing procurement of energy storage credits to cost-e...
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2024-01-10
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Re-assigned to Energy and Public Utilities
ILSB1441Intro
25%
Amends the Real Estate Transactions Article of the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that it is a civil rights violation for an owner or any other person engaging in a real estate transaction, or for a real estate broker or salesman, because of a c...
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2024-01-10
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Re-assigned to Judiciary
ILSB1762Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. In provisions concerning required disclosures on contracts and evidences of coverage of accident and health insurance, provides that insurers must notify beneficiaries that nonparticipating providers may bill membe...
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2024-01-10
Re-assigned to Insurance
ILSB0689Engross
50%
Creates the Chicago Board of Education District Act. Divides the City of Chicago into 10 districts and 20 subdistricts for the purposes of identifying persons who will serve on the Chicago Board of Education. Amends the School Code. Provides that, by...
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2024-01-10
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1, 2 - January 10, 2024
ILSB2324Engross
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Provides that, if and only if Senate Bill 689 of the 103rd General Assembly becomes law in the form it passed the House on November 8, 2023, then the School Code is amended. Specifies that the provisions of certain provision of the Code concerning co...
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2023-12-10
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1559PassAmends the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act. Provides that from January 1, 2023 through January 1, 2027, the Department of Agriculture shall not make the application available for transporting organization licenses. Provides that entities awarded a tr...
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2023-12-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0578
ILHB2473PassAmends the Public Utilities Act. Makes changes concerning the circumstances under which construction may commence on nuclear power plants and nuclear power reactors. Removes the definition of "high-level nuclear waste". Amends the Nuclear Safety Law ...
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2023-12-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0569
ILSB0078Intro
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Amends the Substance Use Disorder Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to (i) establish a new intervention license category entitled "OPS Harm Reduction Services", (ii) establish standards for entities to become licensed under the OPS Harm ...
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2023-11-27
To Senate Assignments Committee
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