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ILSB0008EngrossAmends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides that the Executive Ethics Commission may (rather than shall) appoint procurement compliance monitors. Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Exempts certain contracts from the Code. Require...
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2017-05-23
To House Rules 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
ILSB1807EngrossAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a municipality shall not enter into any new contracts, but may extend a contract or renew a contract, with any other unit of local government, by intergovernmental agreement or otherwise, or with any ...
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2017-05-23
Land Conveyance Appraisal Note Filed
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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2017-05-23
To House Rules Committee
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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2017-05-23
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
ILSB0031EngrossAmends the State Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-23
To House Rules 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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2017-05-23
To House Rules 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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2017-05-23
To House Executive 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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2017-05-23
[Hearing: May 25 @ 9:00 am]
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
ILSB0473EngrossAmends the Direct Pay Permit Implementation Act. Makes a technical change in a Section creating the direct pay permit pilot program.
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2017-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSR0492IntroEncourages schools to offer Breakfast After the Bell to students via alternative delivery methods, such as Breakfast in the Classroom, Grab n' Go, and Second Chance Breakfast.
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2017-05-23
[Hearing: May 24 @ 9:00 am]
Waive Posting Notice
ILSB0071EngrossAmends Public Act 99-906 to add an immediate effective date to certain Sections. Effective immediately.
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2017-05-22
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1775EngrossAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Creates the Municipal Task Force on Recycling Strategies to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions to review the status of municipal policies and programs that reduce greenhouse gas emissions nationally and internationall...
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2017-05-22
To House Executive 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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2017-05-22
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
ILSB1351EngrossAmends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-22
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
ILSB0326EngrossAmends the Public Utilities Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning delivery services implementation plans.
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2017-05-22
Motion Prevailed
ILSB0193EngrossAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance must provide coverage for medically necessary preventative physical therapy for insureds diagnosed with multiple sclerosis without any tre...
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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 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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2017-05-19
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILSB1591EngrossAmends the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Act. Expands the corporate limits of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District. Effective immediately.
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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILSB1592EngrossAmends the Elections Code. Allows counties to create a board of election commissioners within the office of the county clerk. Sets forth procedures for adoption, compensation, effect, transfer of records, procurement of supplies, references, personne...
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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILSB1773EngrossAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. In a provision permitting a nursing facility to appeal a change in its Minimum Data Set rate, provides that the facility shall be permitted to offer any and all additional documen...
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2017-05-19
House Committee Amendment No. 2 Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILSB1987EngrossAmends the Lawn Care Products Application and Notice Act. Provides that lawn markers shall be white and made of rigid material. Provides that, for applications to residential properties of 2 families or less, the applicator for hire shall be required...
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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
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
ILSB0641EngrossAmends the Animal Control Act. Provides that if the money from registration fees is placed in the county animal population control fund it may also be used for a purpose under the Food Stamp Program or the Social Security Disability Insurance Benefit...
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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILSB0265EnrollAmends the Capital Development Board Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title of the Act.
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2017-05-19
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1761EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a non-violent sexual advance, nor the discovery, knowledge, or perception of a person's sex or sexual orientation, including under circumstances in which the defendant and victim dated or had a romantic...
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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILSB1289EngrossAmends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Creates a uniform statement of economic interest form that must be completed by all persons who are required to file that form under the Act. Changes the nature of the required disclosures that must be mad...
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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILSR0524PassMourns the death of Timothy S. Bramlet of Springfield.
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2017-05-19
Resolution Adopted
ILSB1657EngrossCreates the Gun Dealer Licensing Act. Provides that it is unlawful for a person to engage in the business of selling, leasing, or otherwise transferring firearms without a license issued by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Pro...
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2017-05-18
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
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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2017-05-18
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
ILSB1981IntroAmends the Wildlife Code. Provides that it shall be unlawful for any person to trap bobcat in this State at any time. Provides that no person shall knowingly sell, offer for sale, or purchase a bobcat pelt of a bobcat taken in this State. Makes confo...
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2017-05-18
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Commerce and Economic Development; 008-002-001
ILSB1705EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Adds families that are not recipients of benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and that need child care assistance to participate in education and training activities to the lis...
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2017-05-18
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
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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2017-05-17
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
ILSB1372EnrollAmends the Mercury Switch Removal Act. Changes the Act's repeal date from January 1, 2027 to January 1, 2022. Effective immediately.
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2017-05-15
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1996IntroAmends the Title Insurance Act. Makes changes in the definition of "insured closing letter" or "closing protection letter". Provides that a closing protection letter shall not be issued by any person or entity other than a title insurance company. Ef...
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2017-05-15
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2017
ILSB2073IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that at least 9 (rather than 6) members appointed to the Prisoner Review Board must have had at least 5 (rather than 3) years' experience in the field of juvenile matters including a post-graduate degr...
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2017-05-15
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2017
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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2017-05-12
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
ILSB0642IntroAmends the Nurse Practice Act. In provisions concerning scope of practice, written collaborative agreements, temporary practice with a collaborative agreement, prescriptive authority with a collaborative agreement, titles, advertising, continuing edu...
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2017-05-12
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
ILSB0233IntroAmends the Burn Injury Reporting Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-12
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Postponed - Judiciary
ILSR0495PassMourns the death of William James Hansen of Chicago.
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2017-05-12
Resolution Adopted
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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2017-05-10
To House Rules 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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2017-05-09
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. John J. Cullerton
ILSR0470IntroDeclares September of 2017 as Global Pulmonary Fibrosis Month in the State of Illinois to increase awareness of this disease and encourage research into new treatments.
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2017-05-09
Placed on Calendar Order of Secretary's Desk Resolutions May 10, 2017
ILSB1985IntroAmends the Wildlife Code. Provides that it shall be unlawful to use lead ammunition to take wildlife in State parks or natural areas. Defines "lead ammunition" as a projectile containing one or more percent lead by weight. Makes conforming changes. E...
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2017-05-08
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
ILSR0153PassMourns the death of Paul C. Schreckenberger, Ph.D. of River Forest.
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2017-05-08
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
ILSB0791IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that a school board may allow students to substitute the entirety of grades 11 and 12 with vocational or technical education courses. Requires substituted courses to be approved jointly by the State Board of Education...
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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1388IntroAmends the Illinois Highway Code. Provides that upon receipt of an application, consent to use a highway may be granted to any communications provider issued a certificate of public convenience and necessity from the Illinois Commerce Commission. Pro...
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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1331IntroAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Changes the Section concerning the declaration of policy to include preventing discrimination based on source of income. Provides that "source of income" means the source of any lawful income or any lawful rent p...
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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0118PassUrges the State of Illinois to monitor and, where feasible, actively participate in all crumb rubber federal testing. Urges the State of Illinois to create a watchlist of fields and playgrounds, both indoors and outdoors that contain crumb rubber and...
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2017-05-05
Resolution Adopted as Amended 046-000-000
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
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