Illinois Senator Elgie Sims [D]

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ILSB3499IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that for facilities licensed by the Department of Public Health as ID/DD facilities or MC/DD facilities, the rates and reimbursements taking effect within 30 days after t...
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2020-07-15
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
ILSB2541PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Extends the time period that a hospital can qualify as a safety-net hospital. Makes changes to provisions concerning annual assessments on inpatient services for hospital providers for the period of July 1, 2020 t...
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2020-07-07
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0650
ILSB1187IntroCreates the Right to Shop Act. Requires a carrier offering a health plan to develop and implement a program that provides incentives for enrollees in a health plan who elect to receive a comparable health care service from a provider that collects le...
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2020-06-24
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3469EngrossAmends the Flag Display Act. Provides that no State institution or agency may purchase any American flags or Illinois State flags (currently, only American flags) except those manufactured in the United States of America.
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2020-06-24
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1608EngrossAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Establishes the Illinois Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Matching Funds Program to be...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1968EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that in imposing a sentence for a Class 3 or 4 felony, other than a violent crime as defined in the Rights of Crime Victims and Witnesses Act, the court shall determine and indicate in the sentencing o...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
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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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
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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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1930EngrossCreates the Grow Your Own STEM and Vocational Education Teachers Act. Provides that a public institution of higher education shall, if funds are appropriated to the Board of Higher Education under the Act, waive any tuition, fees, and on-campus housi...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1863PassAmends the Election Code. Creates the Conduct of the 2020 General Election Article in the Code. For the 2020 general election, provides for changes to vote by mail, first time registrants and changes of address for registrants, the public disseminati...
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2020-06-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0642
ILHB0064PassAppropriates specified amounts from the Capital Development Fund, the School 9 Construction Fund, the Anti-Pollution Fund, the Transportation Bond Series A Fund, the Transportation Bond Series B Fund, the Coal Development Fund, the Transportation Bon...
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2020-06-12
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0638
ILSB2135PassCreates the Government Emergency Administration Act. Provides legislative findings and purpose. Creates the Restore Illinois Collaborative Commission Act. Establishes the Restore Illinois Collaborative Commission within the Department of Commerce and...
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2020-06-12
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0640
ILSB0685PassAmends the Property Tax Code. In a county with fewer than 3,000,000 inhabitants, provides for the permissive waiver of interest and penalties. Provides that, in counties with less than 3,000,000 inhabitants, the annual tax sale that would ordinarily ...
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2020-06-05
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0635
ILSB0557PassAmends the Sexual Assault Survivors Emergency Treatment Act. Provides that an approved federally qualified health center may provide medical forensic services to all sexual assault survivors 13 years old or older who present for medical forensic serv...
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2020-06-05
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0634
ILSR1076PassMourns the passing of Gloster Van Richardson.
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2020-05-24
Resolution Adopted
ILSR1080PassMourns the death of Elgie R. Sims Sr.
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2020-05-24
Resolution Adopted
ILSB1510EngrossAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Removes language that requires light intermediate care to be staffed at the same staffing ratio as intermediate care. Provides that for purposes of minimum staffing ratios, all residents shall be classified as requir...
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2020-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1911EngrossAmends the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities Act. Provides that the term "business" means a business that has annual gross sales of less than $150,000,000 (currently, $75,000,000) as evidenced by the federal inc...
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2020-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1829EngrossCreates the Workplace Transparency Act. Provides provisions for: prohibitions; voidable agreements; unconscionable terms; settlement or separation agreements; enforcement; application; limitations; and severability. Makes conforming changes in the Un...
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2020-05-22
To House Rules Committee
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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2020-05-22
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
ILSB2035EngrossReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Modifies the percentages of the total dollar amount of State contracts required to be established as an aspirational goal to be awarded to businesses owned by minorities, women, and person...
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2020-05-21
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1966EngrossAmends the Department of State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Director of State Police shall (rather than may) establish a statewide multi-jurisdictional Violent Crime Intelligence Task Force. Provides that...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB1956IntroAmends the Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act of the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that surplus tax revenues may be used to pay for costs of special education, social services, and other costs of a public school district. Provides that fo...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB1512IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that the credit for student assistance contributions sunsets on December 30, 2025 (instead of December 30, 2020). Provides that the credit for student-assistance contributions may not exceed $1,000 (curren...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB1703IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning construction of the Code.
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB0636IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning conditions for basic maintenance grants of aid to the aged, blind, or disabled.
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2902IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Repeals a Section providing authority to use automated traffic law enforcement systems at intersections in which cameras are used to photograph or video record a motor vehicle's failure to stop and yield as required ...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2496IntroAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that no fee shall be required if the records sought to be expunged or sealed were arrests resulting in release without charging or arrests or charges not initiated by arrest resulting in acquittal, dis...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3356IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that a tax year may not be offered at a scavenger sale prior to the date of annual tax sale for that tax year. Provides that, for omitted assessments, a tax year may not be offered at a scavenger sale prior to t...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3353IntroAmends 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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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3361IntroAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a municipality, plan commission, or planning department may not adopt or enforce an ordinance, a zoning map, an official comprehensive plan, an official map, or any other regulation that discriminates...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3348IntroAmends 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 terms. Makes conforming and other cha...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3354IntroAmends 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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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3351IntroAmends 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 event more than 6 years afte...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3352IntroAmends the Use Tax Act and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that, for any leased property (currently, for motor vehicles only), "selling price" means the consideration received by the lessor pursuant to the lease contract and includes cert...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3350IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that certain property located in Bloom, Bremen, Calumet, Rich, Thornton, or Worth Township may be certified by the South Suburban Land Bank and Development Authority, the Cook County Land Bank Development Author...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3518IntroAmends the Freedom of Information Act. Modifies the exemptions from inspection and copying concerning cybersecurity vulnerabilities. Amends the Department of Innovation and Technology Act. Authorizes the Department of Innovation and Technology to acc...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3777IntroAmends the Public Utilities Act. Extends the repeal date of the Cable and Video Competition Law of 2007 from December 31, 2020 to December 31, 2025. Extends the expiration date of Illinois Commerce Commission authorizations to provide cable and video...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3519IntroAmends 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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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3608IntroAmends 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 Januar...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3683IntroCreates the Student Confidential Reporting Act. Subject to appropriation, requires the Illinois State Police, in consultation with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, State Board of Education, Department of Children and Family Services, and the...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3517IntroCreates the Criminal History in College Applications Act. Prohibits a college from inquiring about or considering an applicant's criminal history information until after a provisional offer of admission has been made. Sets forth provisions concerning...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3894IntroAmends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Provides that no person required to file a statement of economic interests under specified provisions, including employees of the Department of Transportation, shall, during the period of time for which he...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2954IntroCreates the Coal Tar Sealant Disclosure Act. Requires specified persons and entities, public schools and public school districts, and State agencies to disclose the use of a coal tar-based sealant or high polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon sealant produ...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3107IntroCreates the Sickle Cell Prevention, Care, and Treatment Program Act. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to establish a grant program for the purpose of providing for the prevention, care, and treatment of sickle cell disease an...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB1971IntroAmends the Counties Code. Provides that in a county exceeding a population of 3,000,000, if the court determines that the appointment of a special prosecutor is required because the State's Attorney is sick, absent, or unable to fulfill his or her du...
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2020-04-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3359IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that, upon the transfer of a film production services credit, the taxpayer shall pay to the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity 1.5% of the credit amount, which shall be deposited into the Film...
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2020-04-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3349IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that with certain exceptions the mandatory supervised release term for: (1) a Class X felony is 18 months (rather than 3 years); and (2) a Class 1 felony or a Class 2 felony is 12 months (rather than 2...
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2020-04-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3357IntroCreates the Kratom Consumer Protection Act. Requires dealers of kratom products to disclose specified information. Provides that dealers shall not prepare, distribute, sell, or expose for sale: kratom products or kratom-containing products that meet ...
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2020-04-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3514IntroAmends the Consumer Installment Loan Act. Provides that an income share agreement provider shall clearly and conspicuously disclose specified information in an income-based financing transaction no later than 3 business days before the consummation o...
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2020-03-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
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