Illinois Senator Elgie Sims [D]

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ILSB0828Engross
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Amends the Election Code. Provides that a person convicted of a felony or otherwise under sentence in a correctional institution shall have his or her right to vote restored and shall be eligible to vote not later than 14 days following his or her co...
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2021-09-16
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2408PassCreates the Energy Transition Act. Includes provisions regarding: Regional Administrators; the Clean Jobs Workforce Network Program; the Clean Jobs Curriculum; the Energy Transition Barrier Reduction Program; Energy Transition Navigators; the Illinoi...
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2021-09-16
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
ILSB1770VetoAmends the Interagency Wetland Policy Act of 1989. Provides that the Act does not apply to construction activities at property or facilities covered by the Alexander-Cairo Port District Act if (i) the property or facilities are located within 6 miles...
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2021-09-15
Total Veto Stands
ILSB0539VetoAmends 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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2021-09-15
Returned to Governor for Certification
ILHB2775Engross
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Amends the Homelessness Prevention Act. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall be mindful of preventing undue administrative burden in the application process for individual tenants in applying for assistance. Provides that program staf...
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2021-09-14
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0684PassAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Exempts transportation services, including those transportation services provided by ground ambulance service providers, medi-car providers, service car providers, and taxi servic...
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2021-09-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0661
ILSB2088PassAmends the School Code. In provisions about appointment of members by the State Superintendent of Education to a committee relating to kindergarten assessment, includes state policy advocates, early childhood administrators, and other stakeholders as...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0635
ILSB2339PassReinserts the provisions of the bill as introduced, with the following change: Clarifies language related to restricting the identity of child victims of criminal sexual offenses or alleged criminal sexual offenses by providing that such identity sha...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0651
ILSB2340PassReinserts the provisions of the bill as engrossed, with the following changes: Provides that an advocate and victim's attorney may be exempt from a requirement to exclude a victim's identity in certain records, and removes "parent" from the list of e...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0652
ILSB0626PassAmends the Criminal and Traffic Assessment Act. Deletes language providing that one hour of public or community service shall be equivalent to $4 of assessment. Provides instead that the period of public service necessary to satisfy the assessment sh...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0620
ILSB2137PassAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall require each long-term care facility in the State, as a condition of facility licensure, to adopt and implement written policies, provide for the availability of te...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0640
ILSB2244PassAmends the Senior Citizens Real Estate Tax Deferral Act. Provides that the income limitation under the Act is $65,000 for tax years 2022 through 2025 and $55,000 for tax year 2026 and thereafter (currently, $55,000). Provides that, for tax years 2022...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0644
ILHB2401PassAmends the Secretary of State Act. Provides that the Secretary of State has the duty to accept service of process only in those specifically mandated areas of the law and as determined by the General Assembly. Provides that the Secretary is not the d...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0591
ILHB3914PassAmends the Department of Central Management Services Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides requirements concerning Positive Action towards addressing systemic racism and barriers to increase workforce diversity in State employmen...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0617
ILHB0132PassReinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with changes. Provides that the Business Enterprise Program (rather than State agencies) shall recognize and accept the certifications of businesses that have been certified as minority-owned businesses ...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0585
ILHB2499PassAmends the Boat Registration and Safety Act. Changes the definitions Section to put the terms in alphabetical order and changes the definitions of "airboat", "motorboat", "nonpowered watercraft", "operate", "owner", "person", "personal watercraft", a...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0595
ILSB1822PassAmends the Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act of the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that, if a redevelopment plan is for a qualifying transit facility located within a transit facility improvement area and the applicable project is subject...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0627
ILHB3512Engross
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Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Prisoner Review Board shall be the authority for setting conditions for mandatory supervised release under specified provisions and determining whether a violation of those conditions warrant ...
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2021-08-26
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading August 31, 2021
ILHB0900Engross
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Appropriates $2 from the General Revenue Fund to the Department of Human Rights for its FY22 ordinary and contingent expenses. Effective July 1, 2021.
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2021-08-26
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading August 31, 2021
ILSB1840PassAmends the Community Benefits Act. Provides that the community benefits plans developed by a nonprofit hospital must describe activities the hospital is undertaking to address health equity, reduce health disparities, and improve community health. Pr...
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2021-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0581
ILSB0512PassCreates the Preventing Youth Vaping Act. Provides that it is unlawful for a person to sell or distribute specified electronic cigarettes and electronic cigarette packaging. Contains advertising and manufacturing requirements. Provides civil and crimi...
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2021-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0575
ILSB2193PassAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits burglary when without authority he or she knowingly enters or without authority remains within a freight container with intent to commit therein a felony or theft. Provides that burglar...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0546
ILSB2177PassAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that no youth in care shall be required to store his or her belongings in plastic bags or in similar forms of disposable containers, including, but not limited to, trash bags, paper or plastic sho...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0545
ILSB2204PassAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits stalking when he or she knowingly makes threats that are a part of a course of conduct and is aware of the threatening nature of his or her speech.
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0547
ILSB1976PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall appoint a point of contact person who shall receive suggestions, complaints, or other requests to the Department from visitors to Department institutions or fac...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0535
ILSB1854PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance or managed care plan shall provide coverage for A1C testing recommended by a health care provider for prediabetes, type 1 diabetes, and ty...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0530
ILSB1989PassAmends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that through June 30, 2023 (instead of June 30, 2021), an annuitant may accept employment as a teacher without impairing his or her retirement status if that employment is no...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0537
ILHB2411PassReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Extends the use of the South Suburban Brownfields Redevelopment Fund to 2026 (rather than 2031). Removes changes made to the New Markets Development Program Act concerning qualified equity...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0427
ILSB0818PassReinserts the contents of the bill as amended by Senate Amendments Nos. 2 and 3, with the following changes. In provisions requiring the State Board of Education to develop and adopt learning standards, specifies that the comprehensive personal healt...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0522
ILHB3160PassCreates the Forest Preserve District and Conservation District Design-Build Authorization Act. Provides that a forest preserve district or conservation district may enter into design-build contracts. Includes scope and performance criteria for design...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0460
ILSB0564PassAmends the School Code. In the provisions relating to holidays, adds January 17 (the birthday of Muhammad Ali) to the list of commemorative holidays. In the provisions relating to courses of study, provides that the teaching of history of the United ...
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2021-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0411
ILHB2790PassAmends the Counties Code. Provides that, in counties with a population over 3,000,000, the public defender, without fee or appointment and with the concurrence of the county board, may act as attorney to noncitizens in immigration cases. Provides tha...
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2021-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0410
ILSB1624PassReinserts the contents of the bill, but changes references from vocational education to career and technical education.
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2021-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0404
ILHB3218PassReinserts the contents of the bill, but changes references from vocational education to career and technical education.
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2021-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0403
ILSB0505PassAmends the Military Code of Illinois. Provides that members of the Illinois National Guard serving on State Active Duty, in addition to those serving in a federal duty or training status, shall have a State flag presented to their next of kin upon th...
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2021-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0387
ILSB1682PassAmends the Pharmacy Practice Act. Removes a provision limiting consumers to 10 requests for disclosure of the current usual and customary retail price of prescription drugs or medical devices for which the person making the request has a prescription...
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2021-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0400
ILHB3447Engross
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Amends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that a petitioner may petition the circuit court to expunge the records of his or her arrests and charges not initiated by arrest when each arrest or charge not initiated by arrest sought to be expunge...
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2021-08-16
Sponsor Removed Sen. Doris Turner
ILSB2179PassAmends the Limitations Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that an attorney malpractice action in which the injury did not occur until the death of the person for whom the professional services were rendered may not be commenced in any e...
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2021-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0377
ILSB2175PassAmends the Department of Innovation and Technology Act. Modifies provisions concerning the powers and duties of the Department of Innovation and Technology and its Secretary. Provides purpose provisions. Modifies definitions. Makes conforming and oth...
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2021-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0376
ILSB1966PassCreates the Interstate Contracts for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Treatment Act. Provides that the purpose of the Act is to enable Illinois and Wisconsin residents who are subject, by court order, to involuntary admission on an inpatient ...
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2021-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0371
ILSB0544PassAmends the Illinois Holocaust and Genocide Commission Act. Extends the repeal of the Act from January 1, 2022 to January 1, 2032. Effective immediately.
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2021-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0355
ILSB0672PassAmends the Illinois Freedom to Work Act. Provides that a covenant not to compete shall not be valid or enforceable unless the employee's actual or expected annualized rate of earnings exceeds $75,000 per year on the effective date of the amendatory A...
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2021-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0358
ILSB1965PassAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that Juneteenth National Freedom Day shall be observed on June 19 of each year as a holiday throughout the State (currently, not a holiday and is observed on the third Saturday of June of each year)....
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2021-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0334
ILSB1610PassAmends the Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Act. Requires each higher education institution to annually conduct a sexual misconduct climate survey of all students at the institution. Provides that each institution's sexual misconduct cl...
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2021-08-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0325
ILSB1599PassCreates the Human Trafficking Task Force Act. Provides requirements regarding the composition and duties of the task force. Provides that the task force shall provide a report containing specified information to the General Assembly and Governor no l...
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2021-08-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0323
ILSB1600PassAmends the Lodging Services Human Trafficking Recognition Training Act. Requires restaurants and truck stops to provide employees with training in the recognition of human trafficking and protocols for reporting observed human trafficking to the appr...
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2021-08-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0324
ILSB0641PassAmends the Higher Education Veterans Service Act. With regard to the requirement to advertise the office location and phone number of and Internet access to the Coordinator of Veterans and Military Personnel and Student Services, provides that the ad...
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2021-08-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0295
ILSB1577PassAmends the Compulsory Attendance Article of the School Code. With respect to the exceptions to the compulsory attendance requirement, provides that absence for cause by illness shall include the mental or behavioral health of a student for up to 5 da...
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2021-08-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0321
ILHB0665PassAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to establish and support, subject to appropriation, entrepreneurship assistance ...
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2021-08-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0272
ILHB0648PassAmends the Rental Housing Support Program Act. Provides that once a tenant has received assistance under the Rental Housing Support Program the tenant shall remain eligible for assistance under the Program until the tenant reaches an income level of ...
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2021-08-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0270
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