Illinois Senator Don Harmon [D]

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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
ILHB3213EngrossAmends 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
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 19, 2017
ILHB3150EngrossAmends the Counties Code. Removes a repeal date of June 1, 2018 in a Section concerning a county recorder's ability to establish procedures for investigating filings that would cause the recorder to reasonably believe that the filing may be fraudulen...
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2017-05-18
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 19, 2017
ILHB2801EngrossAmends the Motor Fuel Tax Law. Provides that the tax imposed on the privilege of operating motor vehicles that use liquefied natural gas or propane is 21.5 cents per gallon. Provides that the tax imposed on compressed natural gas is 19 cents per gall...
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2017-05-18
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 19, 2017
ILHB3110EngrossCreates the Social Services Contract Notice Act. Provides that the Act applies only to non-governmental service providers who deliver social services designed to ensure the health, safety, education, or welfare of Illinois residents on behalf of the ...
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2017-05-18
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 19, 2017
ILHB3211EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-18
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 19, 2017
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
ILHB0311EngrossCreates the Network Adequacy and Transparency Act. Provides that administrators and insurers, prior to going to market, must file with the Department of Insurance for review and approval a description of the services to be offered through a network p...
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2017-05-17
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler
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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2017-05-16
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
ILHB3649EngrossAmends the State Finance Act. Requires each State agency to report to the State Comptroller the aggregate dollar amount of all current liabilities held at the time of the report and an estimate of any interest penalties that have accrued under the St...
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2017-05-16
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 17, 2017
ILHB0373EngrossAmends the Illinois Local Library Act. Provides that a library board of trustees' statement of financial requirements necessary for the next year and any amount the library board believes will be necessary to levy taxes for the library's next fiscal ...
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2017-05-16
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
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
ILHB2618EngrossAmends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code. For parties who agree to not use mediation during a challenge, provides that a parent shall have 10 days after a party declines to use mediation to file a request for a due process hea...
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2017-05-15
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2017
ILHB2963EngrossAmends the Limited Liability Company Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning service of process on a foreign limited liability company.
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2017-05-15
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2017
ILHB2812EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Adds cellular telephone companies to the list of persons and entities that are required to provide, upon request by the Child and Spouse Support Unit, location information concerning putative fathers and noncustod...
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2017-05-15
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2017
ILHB1273EngrossAmends the Illinois Banking Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the primary powers of banks.
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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
ILHB0040EngrossAmends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Removes a provision prohibiting the non-contributory portion of a program of health-benefits from including the expenses of obtaining an abortion. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Removes a ...
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2017-05-10
Motion Filed to Reconsider Vote Sen. Don Harmon
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
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
ILSB0679IntroAmends the Motor Fuel Tax Law. Provides that a road district, municipality, or county may submit a copy of its approved road budget showing expenses exceeding the motor fuel tax funds received by the road district, municipality, or county to satisfy ...
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2017-05-04
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
ILSR0454PassDesignates the date of October 9 of 2017 and 2018 as PANS and PANDAS Awareness Day in the State of Illinois.
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2017-05-03
Resolution Adopted
ILSB1389IntroAmends the Public Utilities Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning rates.
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2017-05-02
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1391IntroCreates the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact Act. Provides that the State of Illinois enters into the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact and sets forth the provisions of the Compact. Provides that the purposes of the Compact are to increase...
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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
ILSB1983IntroAmends the Wildlife Code. Provides that prior to the opening of a new hunting season for an animal that was listed on the endangered or threatened species list in the past 15 years, the Department of Natural Resources shall develop a management plan ...
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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB1989IntroAmends the Illinois Endangered Species Protection Act. Provides that the Endangered Species Protection Board shall without regard to the Personnel Code, employ and fix the compensation of necessary staff. Provides that the Board shall employ an execu...
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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
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
ILSB2053IntroAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Requires that applications for certification, registration, and licensure must contain specific language that states that the applicant is not obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or a...
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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB1652IntroAmends the State Finance Act. Requires each State agency to report to the State Comptroller the aggregate dollar amount of all current liabilities held at the time of the report and an estimate of any interest penalties that have accrued under the St...
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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB0319IntroAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning definitions.
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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSR0429PassMourns the death of Kathleen Mary Panschar of Oak Park.
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2017-04-27
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0474PassMourns the death of Frank H. "Bud" Paschen of Jupiter, Florida.
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2017-04-27
Resolution Adopted
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