Illinois Senator David Koehler [D]

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ILSB0646EngrossAmends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB0734EngrossAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that the definition of "financial institution" in the Finance Division of the Code includes any savings bank, savings and loan association, or credit union (currently, savings and loan associations and fed...
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30 @ 9:00 am]
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB0885EngrossRepeals the Dwelling Structure Contract Act and the Dwelling Unit Installment Contract Act. Creates the Installment Sales Contract Act. Adds provisions governing: definitions; terms and conditions of installment sales contracts; applicability of othe...
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1469EngrossAmends the Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall work with the Farmers' Market Task Force to address farmers' market vendor complaints regarding the reasonableness of local health departments' f...
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1887EngrossAmends the Property Tax Code. In provisions concerning the homestead exemption for persons with disabilities, the homestead exemption for veterans with disabilities, the senior citizens homestead exemption, and the senior citizens assessment freeze h...
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB0616EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that upon receiving an application for a certificate of registration for a motor vehicle of the first division or for a motor vehicle of the second division weighing no more than 8,000 pounds, accompanied wi...
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1933EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1783EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act and the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that all or a portion of the income tax credit awarded for the restoration and preservation of a qualified historic structure located in a River Edge Redevelopment Zone may ...
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1294EngrossCreates the Industrial Hemp Act. Provides that any person desiring to grow, process, cultivate, harvest, process, possess, sell, or purchase industrial hemp or industrial hemp related products must be licensed by the Department of Agriculture. Provid...
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILHB0386EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Repeals a provision providing for the collection of an annual commercial distribution fee on vehicles of the second division weighing more than 8,000 pounds. Makes conforming changes. Effective July 1, 2018.
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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1223EngrossCreates the Accelerated Placement Act. Provides that any student in a school district may be referred by a teacher, administrator, gifted education specialist, guidance counselor, school psychologist, or parent or legal guardian to the principal for ...
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1351EngrossAmends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-26
Housing Affordability Impact Note Filed
ILHB0826EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that it is the power of a school board to hire school social workers. Sets forth qualifications to use the title of "school social worker". Provides that school districts may employ a sufficient number of school socia...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB0868EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Secretary of State shall offer to each applicant for issuance or renewal of a driver's license or identification card who is 16 years of age or older (rather than 18 years of age or older) the oppor...
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2017-05-26
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2568EngrossAmends the State Designations Act. Designates milkweed as the official State wildflower of the State of Illinois. Effective immediately.
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB1774EngrossAmends the Comprehensive Lead Education, Reduction, and Window Replacement Program Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
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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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30 @ 9:00 am]
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILHB0772EngrossAmends the Electronic Products Recycling and Reuse Act. Provides that accreditation is not required for facilities that place cathode ray tube (CRT) glass in storage cells for future retrieval in accordance with specified provisions of the Act. Provi...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB0752EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILHB0656EngrossAmends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. In a provision relating to employer contributions from special trust and federal funds, provides that, beginning July 1, 2017, the rate, expressed as a percentage of salary, shall be ...
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2017-05-26
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Karen McConnaughay
ILHB0238EngrossAmends the Nursing Home Care Act, MC/DD Act, ID/DD Community Care Act, and Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Act of 2013. Provides that a facility must not enter into a pre-dispute agreement for binding arbitration with any resident or consume...
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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1869EngrossAmends the Legislative Information System Act. Provides that within one-year after the effective date of this amendatory Act, the Legislative Information System shall create a Spanish-language version of its website to provide legislative information...
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILHB1792EngrossAmends the Illinois Credit Union Act. Provides that the par value of shares of a credit union must be at least $1 (rather than $5). Provides that the board of credit union advisors shall meet at least once each calendar year (rather than once each 6 ...
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2017-05-26
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
ILHB0302EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 29 @ 11:00 am]
Waive Posting Notice
ILSB1417EngrossAmends the Electronic Products Recycling and Reuse Act. Provides that a retailer may collect a fee for each covered electronic device or eligible electronic device collected. Provides that municipalities, townships, and other units of local governmen...
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2017-05-26
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2771EngrossCreates 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB2820EngrossAmends the Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall work with the Farmers' Market Task Force to address farmers' market vendor complaints regarding the reasonableness of local health departments' f...
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2017-05-26
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
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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2017-05-26
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
ILHB2462EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB0031EngrossAmends the State Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILHB0173EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning construction of the Code.
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2017-05-26
Third Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
ILSB1385EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILHB2453EngrossAmends the Downstate Public Transportation Act, the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, the Use Tax Act, and the Service Use Tax Act. Beginning July 1, 2018, instead of use and occupation tax collections being deposited int...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB2721EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Third Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
ILHB0698EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Creates the Prisoner Entrepreneur Education Program Law. Provides that the Prisoner Entrepreneur Education Program shall be established as a 5-year pilot project to be instituted within the Department of Correc...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB3691EngrossAmends the State Treasurer Act. Creates the Illinois Higher Education Savings Program. Provides for the implementation of and requirements for the Program. Provides for the State Treasurer's duties under the Program. Provides that the State Treasurer...
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2017-05-26
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0453IntroAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title of the Act.
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2017-05-26
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
ILHB3709EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-26
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3684EnrollAmends the Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act. Provides that beginning January 1, 2018, any individual who has completed specified training requirements shall be considered a certified food service sanitation manager or a certified food service...
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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3215EnrollAmends the School Code. Requires a school district to make feminine hygiene products available, at no cost to students, in the bathrooms of school buildings. Provides that this requirement also applies to charter schools.
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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3211EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) to identify and flag all college students who are potentially eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Provides that...
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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2993EngrossAmends the Department of Public Health Act and the School Code. Provides that school districts may serve students produce grown and harvested by students in school-owned or community gardens if the produce meets requirements adopted by rule by the De...
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2017-05-25
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
ILSB1694EngrossAmends the Labor and Storage Lien Act and the Labor and Storage Lien (Small Amount) Act. Provides that a person, firm, or private corporation seeking to impose fees in connection with the furnishing of storage for a vehicle shall provide notice of th...
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2017-05-24
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Transportation; 016-000-000
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
ILHB2732EnrollAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that Exceptional Quality biosolids shall not be subject to regulation as a sludge or other waste, except as provided in the Nuclear Safety Law of 2004 in relation to the authority of the Illinois Emer...
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2017-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0082IntroAmends the School Code. Allows the board of education of Peoria School District 150 to employ a police force, as may be required, and to define and prescribe such employees' respective duties and compensation. Provides that, after receiving a certifi...
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2017-05-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1943EnrollAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Deletes provisions concerning the Illinois Industrial Materials Exchange throughout the Act. Provides that specified generators of vegetable by-products shall prepare an annual report that must be retained on ...
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2017-05-19
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2643EnrollAmends the Pedestrians with Disabilities Safety Act. Adds to the definition of "pedestrian with a disability" a person who may require the use of a mobility device, service animal, or white cane to travel on the walking, running, or bicycle paths of ...
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2017-05-19
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1058IntroAmends the State Employee Health Savings Account Law. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-19
To Senate Special Committee on Oversight of Medicaid Managed Care Committee
ILSR0480IntroUrges the Department of Health and Family Services to immediately suspend the Medicaid managed care RFP for a Purchase of Care Contract for review by the General Assembly to allow for transparency and assurance of non-discriminatory actions and fair ...
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2017-05-19
Postponed - Special Committee on Oversight of Medicaid Managed Care
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