Illinois Senator Elgie Sims [D]

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ILHB4771VetoAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Human Services and the Department of Healthcare and Family Services' Office of the Inspector General to perform the following actions to ensure that applicants submit completed applicati...
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2018-08-15
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILSB3019PassAmends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Provides that a manufacturer of beer that imports beer into this State must obtain a non-resident dealer's license and comply with certain provisions concerning recordkeeping and taxation. Provides that nothing ...
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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0885
ILSB1437PassAmends the Property Tax Code. Removes a provision requiring taxpayers who have been granted a disabled veterans standard homestead exemption to reapply on an annual basis. Effective January 1, 2018.
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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0865
ILHB5020PassAmends the Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois Act. Provides that the Program Board created to administer the grant program authorized by the Act shall be comprised of 11 (rather than 21) members. Effective immediately.
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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0823
ILSB2667PassAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0838
ILSB3263PassAmends the State Police Act. Provides that on and after the effective date of the bill, the Director of State Police shall not appoint auxiliary State policemen. Repeals provisions concerning auxiliary State policemen to make conforming changes.
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0808
ILSB3466PassAmends the School Code. Requires a school district to make reasonable efforts to provide ongoing professional development to teachers, administrators, school board members, school resource officers, and staff on the appropriate and available supporti...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0810
ILHB4226PassAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall develop, publish, and disseminate a brochure to educate the general public on the effects o...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0747
ILHB5341PassAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law, the court shall not deny a sealing or expungement petition because the petitioner has not satisfied an outstanding financial obligation established, imp...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0776
ILSB2433PassAmends the Currency Exchange Act. Defines "government assistance check", "government check", "payroll check", "printed", and "protected class". Provides additional considerations by the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation for determini...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0704
ILSB2606PassAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that each State agency entering into or maintaining a contract for the purchase of food under the Code shall adopt a policy that permits the donation of leftover food procured by State funds. Provides th...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0709
ILSB2660PassAmends the State Treasurer Act. Provides that unless prohibited by federal law, upon the death of a designated beneficiary, proceeds from an ABLE account may be transferred to the estate of a designated beneficiary, or to an account for another eligi...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0713
ILHB4377PassAmends the Child Passenger Protection Act. Provides that when any person is transporting a child in this State who is under the age of 2 years in a motor vehicle of the first division or motor vehicle of the second division weighing 9,000 pounds or l...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0672
ILHB5745PassAmends the Jury Commission Act. Provides that any nursing mother shall be excused from jury service upon request.
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0696
ILHB5597PassAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits custodial sexual misconduct when he or she is an employee of a law enforcement agency and engages in sexual conduct or sexual penetration with a person who is in the custody of a law en...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0693
ILHB4741PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that each committed person is entitled to 30 visits per month. Provides that every committed person may submit a list of at least 50 persons to the Department of Corrections that are authorized to visi...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0677
ILHB5148PassAmends the School Code. Provides that course material and instruction in a sex education course shall include, with an emphasis on the workplace environment and life on a college campus, material and discussion on what constitutes sexual consent and ...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0684
ILHB5214PassAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Changes the definition of "applicant" and "related member". Provides that the annual allowable amounts shall be allocated by the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity if any portion of the unused allocate...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0686
ILHB4922VetoAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that it is an unlawful practice to offer to consumers at retail a rebate made on a stored-value card that charges dormancy fees or other post-issuance fees. Defines terms.
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2018-08-03
Governor Vetoed
ILHB4757PassAmends the Illinois Promotion Act. Provides that moneys that are required to be deposited into the Tourism Promotion Fund from the proceeds of the tax imposed under the Hotel Operators' Occupation Tax Act shall be deposited directly into the Tourism ...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0678
ILHB5494PassAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that a trafficking victim as defined by the Criminal Code of 2012 shall be eligible to petition for the immediate sealing of his or her criminal record upon the completion of his or her last sentence i...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0692
ILHB0066PassCreates the Illinois Route 66 Centennial Commission Act. Sets forth the appointment of the members, duties, and meeting requirements of the Commission. Provides that the Commission shall plan and sponsor Route 66 centennial events, programs, and acti...
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2018-07-31
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0649
ILHB5197PassAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a department foreign fire insurance board shall be created within the fire department of all municipalities (rather than municipalities with fewer than 500,000 inhabitants) that have an organized fire...
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2018-07-31
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0656
ILHB4796PassAmends the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986 and the Protective Orders Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. To the list of protected persons, adds any of the following persons abused by a family or household member of a child: (1) ...
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2018-07-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0639
ILHB4346PassAmends the School Code and various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. With respect to the requirement that the events of Black History be taught in every public elementary school and high school...
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2018-07-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0634
ILSB3256PassAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides a person subject to bail under the Code for a Category B offense shall have $30 deducted from his or her monetary bail every day the person is incarcerated. Provides any sum of money deposited b...
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2018-07-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0606
ILHB2354PassCreates 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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2018-07-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0607
ILSB3620IntroAmends the Freedom of Information Act to provide that in the case of sexual assault or sexual abuse by school district personnel, nothing in the Act prohibits a school district from disclosing disciplinary records of school district personnel. Amends...
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2018-07-10
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1979EnrollAmends the Property Tax Code. In a Section concerning the Senior Citizens Homestead Exemption, provides that in all counties (now, in counties with less than 3,000,000 inhabitants), the county board may by resolution provide that if a person has been...
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2018-07-05
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
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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2018-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0156EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a tax credit for property taxes.
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2018-07-02
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1465EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning conspiracy.
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2018-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1467EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning first degree murder.
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2018-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5308EngrossAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall not require any person committed to the custody of the Department of Corrections who is eligible for medical a...
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2018-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3268IntroAppropriates $3,000,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Supreme Court for probation reimbursements and training for probation officers, with regard to pre-trial services and other operational expenses in support of bail reform for the fiscal yea...
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2018-07-01
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3415IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Deletes language providing that the Section concerning the traffic and pedestrian stop statistical study is repealed on July 1, 2019. Provides that the Department of Transportation shall report specified findings and...
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2018-07-01
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2227IntroMakes Fiscal Year 2018 capital appropriations to the Capital Development Board.
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2018-07-01
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2340IntroAmends the Probation Challenge Program Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-07-01
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3115EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that grant amounts under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program may not vary on the basis of a TANF recipient's county of residence. Increases TANF grant amounts to: 30% of federal pov...
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2018-07-01
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2807IntroAmends the Illinois Banking Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-07-01
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1628EngrossAmends the Illinois Act on the Aging. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-07-01
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2369IntroAmends the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-07-01
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2382IntroAmends the Navigator Certification Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-07-01
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB5180EngrossAmends the Illinois Lottery Law. Requires the Department of the Lottery to deposit any estimated remaining proceeds from the prior fiscal year (rather than any remaining proceeds) after certain payments and transfers are made, into the Capital Projec...
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2018-07-01
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0355IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section regarding Medicaid co-payments.
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2018-07-01
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0238IntroAmends the Local Solid Waste Disposal Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Act's short title.
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2018-07-01
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2624EnrollCreates the Health Insurance Rate Review Act. Creates the independent quasi-judicial Health Insurance Rate Review Board to ensure insurance rates are reasonable and justified. Sets forth duties and prohibited activities concerning the Board. Creates ...
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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2984EnrollAmends 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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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4146EnrollAmends the Managed Care Reform and Patient Rights Act. In provisions concerning transition of services, provides that the health care plan shall not modify an enrollee's coverage of a drug during the plan year if the drug has been previously approved...
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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
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