Illinois Representative Elgie Sims [D]

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ILHB0302EngrossAmends the Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits Act. Provides that "policy" includes a policy that has lapsed or been terminated. Requires insurers to, at no later than the date of policy delivery or the establishment of an account, and upon any change ...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3342EngrossAmends the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to consider certain mitigating factors and evidence of rehabilitation fo...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0690IntroAmends the Day and Temporary Labor Services Act. Requires a day and temporary labor service agency (agency) to notify a day or temporary laborer (laborer) in writing of the schedule and length of multi-day assignments. Requires an agency to keep reco...
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2017-04-26
To House Labor & Commerce Committee
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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2017-04-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
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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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB1808EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that the Department of Revenue may share information with the State Treasurer for the purpose of administering the Uniform Disposition of Unclaimed Property Act. Amends the Uniform Disposition of Unclaimed...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0243IntroAmends the School Code. Creates the police training academy job training program. Requires any school district with a high school to establish a partnership with a local police department, county sheriff, or police training academy to establish a job...
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2017-04-26
House Committee Amendment No. 2 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
ILHB0456IntroAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to award grants to students in financial need whose household income is less than the poverty guidelines updated periodically in the Federal Regis...
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2017-04-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
ILHB1774IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the Chicago Board of Education starting with the 2019 consolidated election. Makes related changes. Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Provides that a person shall be ...
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2017-04-26
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB2663EngrossAmends 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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2017-04-26
To Senate Education Committee
ILHB3817IntroAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
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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2017-04-26
To Senate Human Services Committee
ILHB3744EngrossAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that for any project under a construction contract, the contract shall require that, to the extent practicable, at least 10% of man-hours performing construction services be performed by individuals who ...
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2017-04-26
Third Reading - Short Debate - Passed 063-053-000
ILHB0656EngrossAmends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. In a provision relating to employer contributions from special trust and federal funds, provides that, beginning July 1, 2017, the rate, expressed as a percentage of salary, shall be ...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0109EngrossAppropriates $2 from the General Revenue Fund to the Department of Natural Resources for its FY18 ordinary and contingent expenses. Effective July 1, 2017.
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2017-04-26
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
ILHB3215EngrossAmends the School Code. Requires a school district to make feminine hygiene products available, at no cost to students, in the bathrooms of school buildings. Provides that this requirement also applies to charter schools.
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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3882IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, in imposing a sentence for an offense that requires a mandatory minimum sentence of imprisonment, the court may sentence the offender to...
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2017-04-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
ILHB3691EngrossAmends the State Treasurer Act. Creates the Illinois Higher Education Savings Program. Provides for the implementation of and requirements for the Program. Provides for the State Treasurer's duties under the Program. Provides that the State Treasurer...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2774IntroCreates the Right to Know Act. Provides that an operator of a commercial website or online service that collects personally identifiable information through the internet about individual customers residing in Illinois who use or visit its commercial ...
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2017-04-26
To House Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, & IT Committee
ILHB2987IntroAmends the Personnel Code. Provides that State agencies, when hiring for internships and student assistant positions, shall give preference to a qualified applicant who is, or has been, a dependent child in foster care, a homeless youth, or a formerl...
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2017-04-26
To House Personnel & Pensions Committee
ILHR0337IntroMourns the death of Audria M. Thomas Huntington.
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2017-04-26
Placed on Calendar Agreed Resolutions
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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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHR0349IntroHonors Dr. Dalitso Sulamoyo for his 18 years of service to the Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies.
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2017-04-26
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
ILHB0173IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning construction of the Code.
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2017-04-26
[Hearing: Apr 27 @ 9:30 am]
To House Human Services Committee
ILHB3355IntroAmends 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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2017-04-25
House Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 008-003-000
ILHB3359EngrossAmends the Forcible Entry and Detainer Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Changes references to forcible entry and detainer actions and actions for possession to references to eviction actions. Changes references to orders of possession and judg...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILHB3718EngrossAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Revises and consolidates provisions regarding obtaining and issuing orders of protection, protective orders, and no contact orders. Repeals various provisions in the domestic violence order of protection...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Criminal Law Committee
ILHB0230IntroCreates the Public University Uniform Admission Act. Requires each public university in this State to admit first-time freshman applicants as undergraduate students if the applicant graduated with a grade point average in the top 10% of the student's...
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2017-04-25
House Floor Amendment No. 2 State Mandates Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
ILHB0066EngrossCreates 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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2017-04-25
To Senate State Government Committee
ILHB2771IntroCreates 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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2017-04-25
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Home Rule Note Filed as Amended
ILHB3056IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that within one year after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Pollution Control Board shall adopt amendments to the rules adopted under specified provisions to require groundwater monitorin...
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2017-04-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0388EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides that a person is not prohibited from photographing his or her own ballot at any time during the voting process or from viewing a photograph of a completed or partially completed ballot. Provides that a person who gi...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Executive Committee
ILHB3822IntroAmends 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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2017-04-25
House Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 008-003-000
ILHB2713EngrossAmends the Uniform Partnership Act (1997). Establishes fees for certain expedited services and provides that the fees collected for those services shall be deposited into the Division of Corporations Registered Limited Liability Partnership Fund (the...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILHB0370EngrossAmends the School Code. Requires each public school and charter school to post (1) the current toll-free telephone number of the Department of Children and Family Services' child abuse hotline; (2) instructions to call 9-1-1 for emergencies; and (3) ...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Education Committee
ILHB2371EngrossAmends the Data Security on State Computers Act. Requires State employees to annually undergo training by the Department of Innovation and Technology concerning cybersecurity. Allows the Department to make the training an online course. Requires the ...
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2017-04-25
To Senate State Government Committee
ILHB3701EngrossCreates the Educational Credit for Military Experience Act. Provides that before June 1, 2018, each institution of higher education shall adopt a policy to award academic credit for military training applicable to the student's certificate or degree ...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Higher Education Committee
ILHB2976EngrossAmends the Department of Central Management Services Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires every institution of higher education approved by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission, whether public or private, to submit an annu...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Higher Education Committee
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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2017-04-25
To Senate Human Services Committee
ILHB0375EngrossAmends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that beginning January 1, 2018, all probationary officers employed by law enforcement agencies located in counties of more than 3,000,000 inhabitants, including probationary part-time officers and uni...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3167EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Human Services to conduct and regularly update a study on the early childhood workforce at least once every 3 years. Provides that the study shall: (i) describe the professional developm...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3143EngrossAmends the State Prompt Payment Act. Provides that goods or services furnished to the State includes, but is not limited to, services concerning prevention, intervention, or treatment services and supports for youth provided by a vendor by virtue of ...
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2017-04-25
To Senate State Government Committee
ILHB2897EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Helping Paws Service Dog Program shall include training service dogs for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or depression. Defines "veteran".
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2017-04-25
To Senate Veterans Affairs Committee
ILHB2351IntroCreates the Wage Lien Act. Provides that a lien exists on an employer's property for the amount of unpaid wages owed to an employee. Defines terms and includes provisions concerning creation of the lien; exemptions; notice; limitations; recording of ...
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2017-04-25
State Mandates Fiscal Note Filed
ILHB2591IntroCreates the Criminal and Traffic Assessment Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-04-25
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted State Government Administration Committee; 006-000-001
ILHB0698IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Creates the Prisoner Entrepreneur Education Program Law. Provides that the Prisoner Entrepreneur Education Program shall be established as a 5-year pilot project to be instituted within the Department of Correc...
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2017-04-25
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB3695IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that the State Board of Elections and the Office of the Secretary of State shall establish an automatic voter registration program pursuant to an interagency contract and jointly-adopted rules. Provides that an appl...
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2017-04-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3538EngrossCreates the Keep Illinois Business Act. Provides that any recipient business that chooses to move all or part of its business operations and the jobs created by its business out-of-State shall be deemed to no longer qualify for State economic develop...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2647EngrossAmends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Contains provisions concerning the establishment of various programs and services for the benefit of veterans including a proactive outreach program for veterans that served in high casualty units, in un...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Veterans Affairs Committee
ILHB2802IntroCreates the Transportation Benefits Program Act. Requires all covered employers to offer at least one transportation benefit program. Provides that the employer may choose between providing a program consistent with federal law that allows employees ...
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2017-04-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
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