Illinois Senator Elgie Sims [D]

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ILSB1639PassAmends the Personnel Code. Provides that no person may be appointed from any eligible list unless that person becomes a resident of the State of Illinois within 3 months from the first day of employment.
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2019-12-05
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0595
ILSB0010PassAmends the School Code. Provides that in fixing the salaries of teachers, a school board shall pay those who serve on a full-time basis a rate not less than (i) $32,076 for the 2020-2021 school year, (ii) $34,576 for the 2021-2022 school year, (iii) ...
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2019-12-05
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0594
ILSB0222EnrollAmends 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 rebate card that charges dormancy fees or other post-issuance fees. Defines "rebate card".
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2019-12-04
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0667EnrollAmends the Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-12-03
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0177EnrollAmends the Motor Fuel Tax Law. Provides that no municipality, county, or road district that received motor fuel tax distributions totaling more than $1,000,000 in the previous State fiscal year shall receive a future distribution of motor fuel tax mo...
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2019-12-03
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1970EnrollAmends the Election Code. Provides that a student entitled to vote in a primary, general, or special election or at any election at which propositions are submitted to a popular vote in the State, with consent from his or her school, is entitled to a...
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2019-11-25
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1786EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the amendatory Act may be referred to as the License to Work Act. Deletes language providing that all notices sent to a person involved in an administrative proceeding shall state that failure to satisf...
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2019-11-25
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1966EngrossAmends the State Appellate Defender Act. Creates the Public Defender Bail Reform Grant Program to assist county public defenders in implementing a provision of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 which requires counsel at bail hearings. Provides t...
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2019-11-18
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1597EnrollAmends Public Act 83-841. Directs the Department of Central Management Services to execute and record a release of the reverter clause contained in a quitclaim deed concerning certain land in Kankakee County. Effective immediately.
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2019-11-14
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1909EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Requires certain group health insurance policies and other specified policies to provide coverage of medically necessary treatment for postpartum complications as determined by the woman's treating physician. Makes...
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2019-11-14
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0961EnrollAmends the Messages Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-11-14
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1297IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that 30 days after the effective date of the bill, the Department of Transportation shall conduct a study evaluating automated traffic law enforcement systems in this State. Provides that on or before Decemb...
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2019-11-14
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
ILHJR0093PassCreates the Joint Commission on Ethics and Lobbying Reform to review and make recommendations for changes to the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act, the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act, the Lobbyist Registration Act, the Public Officers Prohib...
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2019-11-14
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler
ILSB2104EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that no vehicle repair facility or installer may use repair specifications or procedures that are not in compliance with the original equipment manufacturer for those parts. Amends the Automotive Collision...
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2019-11-14
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1199EngrossAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that a taxpayer who has been granted a homestead exemption for veterans with disabilities need not reapply if he or she has been found by the Department of Veterans' Affairs to be permanently and totally disable...
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2019-11-13
To House Property Tax Committee
ILHB3904EngrossCreates the Student Athlete Endorsement Act. Prohibits (i) an institution of higher learning from upholding any rule, requirement, standard, or other limitation that prevents a student athlete of that institution from earning compensation as a result...
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2019-11-13
To Senate Executive Special Issues Subcommittee
ILSB0767EngrossAmends the Railroad Employees Medical Treatment Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-11-13
To House Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
ILSB0668IntroAmends the Navigator Certification Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-11-13
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
ILSB1784EnrollAmends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Modifies the disclosure of economic interests Article to provide for separate provisions concerning statements of economic interests to be filed with the Secretary of State and the county clerk respectivel...
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2019-11-13
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1827EngrossAmends 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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2019-11-06
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1679IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that beginning in State fiscal year 2020, the specified income threshold shall be no less than 200% of the then-current federal poverty level for each family size. Effective July 1, 2019.
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2019-11-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3061FailAmends the Health Care Worker Background Check Act. Provides that an individual otherwise qualified for and intending to apply for a direct care position who has a disqualifying conviction may initiate a fingerprint-based criminal history record chec...
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2019-11-01
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHB2267EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the Chicago Board of Education at the general primary election in 2020 only as a nonpartisan election on a separate ballot. Provides that a member of the Chicago Board of Education shall be elect...
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2019-10-30
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2084EngrossAmends the School Code. With respect to school discipline improvement plans, makes changes to how the State Board of Education determines the top 20% of school districts, when notification is given that a plan must be submitted, which school district...
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2019-10-30
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2132IntroCreates the Clean Energy Jobs Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2019-10-24
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
ILHB2497EngrossAmends the Criminal and Traffic Assessment Act. Provides that in each county in which Court Appointed Special Advocates provide services, a Court Appointed Special Advocates Fund is specifically for the operations of the Court Appointed Special Advoc...
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2019-10-23
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. David A. Welter
ILHB3394PassAmends the Business Corporation Act of 1983. Provides that, no later than the close of the 2020 calendar year, a publicly held domestic or foreign corporation whose principal executive offices, according to the corporation's SEC 10-K form, are locate...
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2019-08-28
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
ILSB1213PassAmends the School Code. Provides that, on and after September 1, 2019, all teacher evaluation ratings on record as "excellent", "proficient", or "needs improvement" are considered "effective" and all teacher evaluation ratings on record as "unsatisfa...
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2019-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0591
ILSB0651PassAmends the Public Utilities Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title and applicability of the Electric Service Customer Choice and Rate Relief Law of 1997.
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2019-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0590
ILHB2237PassAmends the State Treasurer Act. Provides that the State Treasurer shall establish the Illinois Higher Education Savings Program for the purpose of expanding access to higher education through savings. Provides for enrollment in the Program. Provides ...
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2019-08-27
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
ILSB1515PassAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates a deduction for amounts included in the taxpayer's adjusted gross income for certain fringe benefits. Effective immediately.
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0585
ILSB1418PassAmends the Children's Advocacy Center Act. Provides that consent is not required for a forensic interview to be electronically recorded and that failure to record does not render a forensic interview inadmissible. Provides that a forensic interview, ...
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0584
ILSB1524PassCreates the Illinois Student Loan Investment Act. Provides for the establishment, operation, and administration of the Student Investment Account by the State Treasurer. Provides that the State Treasurer shall establish fees to cover the costs of adm...
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0586
ILSB0397PassAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the effect of Article, Part, and Section headings.
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0581
ILSB1726PassAmends the Alzheimer's Disease Research Act. Changes the short title of the Act to the Alzheimer's Disease Research, Care, and Support Fund Act. Creates the full-time position of Dementia Coordinator within the Department of Public Health, who is res...
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0588
ILSB0162PassAmends the Counties Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, Illinois Insurance Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, and the Illinois Public Aid Code. In provisions concerning coverage for mammograms, provides that coverage shall also include a d...
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0580
ILSB1257PassAmends 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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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0545
ILSB0111PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. In provisions concerning coverage for anesthetics provided in conjunction with dental care to an individual diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, removes the requirement that anesthetics be provided by a dentist...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0525
ILSB1641PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) to identify and flag college students who are potentially eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Provides that the...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0560
ILSB1778PassAmends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Removes the list of mandated reports under the Act and instead lists several categories of professionals required to report suspected child abuse and neglect to the Department of Children and Famil...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0564
ILSB0161PassAmends the Attorney General Act. Creates the Worker Protection Unit within the Office of the Illinois Attorney General to intervene in, initiate, enforce, and defend all criminal or civil legal proceedings on matters and violations relating to specif...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0527
ILSB1429PassAmends the Evidence Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that evidence of a person's immigration status is not admissible in any civil proceeding unless: it is essential to prove an element of a claim or an affirmative defense; or a perso...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0550
ILHB3575PassCreates the Blockchain Technology Act. Provides for the permitted uses of blockchain technology in transactions and proceedings. Provides limitations to the use of blockchain technology. Prohibits units of local government from implementing specified...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0514
ILSB1214PassAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Public Health to ensure that those who draw blood from children and adults with intellectual and developmental disab...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0542
ILHB2992PassAmends the Business Corporation Act of 1983. Requires the Secretary of State to maintain a list of domestic and foreign corporations regulated under the Public Utilities Act, the Collateral Recovery Act, or the Personal Property Storage Act (rather t...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0494
ILSB2085PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Requires an individual or group policy of accident and health insurance or managed care organization that provides mental health benefits to provide reimbursement for benefits that are delivered through the psychia...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0574
ILHB3606PassCreates the Student Online Personal Protection Act of 2019. Provides for legislative intent and definitions. Provides for operator prohibitions, operator duties, school authority prohibitions, school authority duties, State Board of Education duties,...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0516
ILSB1888PassAmends the Clinical Social Work Practice Act. Requires the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to adopt rules allowing an applicant who is enrolled in an approved program for a master's degree in social work to sit for the authorized ...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0568
ILSB0527PassAmends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0532
ILSB1599PassAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act in relation to the dissemination of criminal record information. In provisions making it an unlawful practice for a person or entity that publishes for profit a person's criminal record i...
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2019-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0431
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