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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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 29 @ 11:00 am]
Waive Posting Notice
ILHB3371EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that required training in suicide awareness and prevention techniques shall last at least 2 hours. Allows the State Board of Education to by rule provide for the training to be included as a continuing professional de...
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2017-05-26
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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB3718EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-26
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0690EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
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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2017-05-26
Third Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
ILHB3131EngrossAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to collect and publicly report statistical data on the racial and ethnic demographics of program participants for each program administered by the Department. Prov...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB1797EngrossAmends the Capital Development Board Act. Provides that, for certain contracts entered into between the Capital Development Board and a regional port district concerning an appropriation for cargo handling facilities, if, for a period of 25 years, th...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
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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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0243EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB2977EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that every public elementary school and high school shall include in its curriculum a unit of instruction practicing writing in cursive.
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
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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2017-05-26
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
ILHB3709EnrollAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Provides that counseling services or psychotherapy on an outpatient basis provided to a minor 12 years of age or older must be provided by, or under the supervision of, a licensed service ...
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2017-05-26
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB3817EngrossAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB0698EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
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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2017-05-26
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Karen McConnaughay
ILHB2802EngrossCreates 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB2935EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Includes in the definition of "item of contraband", a recording device and broadcast equipment. Defines "recording device" and "broadcast equipment". Includes in the definition of "penal institution" the airspace abo...
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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0155EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a tax credit for property taxes.
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB3791EngrossAmends the Illinois Securities Law of 1953. Includes certain agents of title insurance companies and registered broker-dealers and registered investment advisors within the scope of the term "qualified escrowee". With respect to certain exempt transa...
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2017-05-26
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
ILHB2959EngrossAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that no policy of individual or group accident and health insurance issued, amended, delivered, or renewed on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act may impose any preexisting condition exclusi...
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2017-05-26
Third Reading - Passed; 046-005-000
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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB3142EngrossCreates the Criminal History in College Applications Act. Provides that a public college may not inquire about or consider an applicant's criminal history information at any time during the admission decision-making process, except as required by Sta...
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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2373EngrossAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that the court may order the sealing of the records of arrests or charges not initiated by arrest which result in an order of supervision or a conviction for a misdemeanor violation of public indecency...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB1895EngrossAmends the Local Governmental Acceptance of Credit Cards Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
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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2017-05-26
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2698EngrossAmends the Build Illinois Act. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity may also make loans or equity investments to small businesses with moneys in the State Small Business Credit Initiative Fund (currently, the Department m...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB0173EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning construction of the Code.
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2017-05-26
Third Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
ILSB1399EngrossAmends the Juvenile Drug Treatment Act. Provides that the drug court treatment program may also, subject to the approval of the Chief Judge of the Circuit, establish a program for electronic monitoring of juveniles with regard to drug-related and alc...
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1581EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. In provisions concerning authorized fines, provides that an additional penalty is imposed in sentencing for an offense concerning vehicle wheel and axle loads and gross weights of $15 for each $40 of the first ...
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2017-05-26
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3711EnrollAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person also commits hate crime when, by reason of the actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or national origin of anoth...
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2017-05-26
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2525EngrossAmends the Employer's Liability Rates Article of the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a rate is excessive if it is likely to produce a long run profit that is unreasonably high for the insurance provided or if expenses are unreasonably high in ...
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2017-05-26
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
ILSB1781EngrossAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Extends the inoperative clause date for a pilot program in Cook County waiving the fee to be paid for a petition to expunge or seal records of arrests resulting in release without charging or arrests or charges...
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2017-05-26
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
ILHB1252IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction.
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1353EngrossAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that for a person who is a resident in a facility licensed under the ID/DD Community Care Act, the Community-Integrated Living Arrangements Licensure and Certification Ac...
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1688EngrossAmends the Department of 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 for certain appl...
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1402EngrossAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Allows the prosecution in a criminal case to bring an action seeking a court order to freeze the assets of a person charged with or convicted of a criminal offense if there are grounds to believe the def...
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1830EngrossAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides in cases in which the prosecution attempts to introduce evidence of incriminating statements made by the accused to or overheard by an informant, the prosecution shall disclose at least 30 days ...
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1029EngrossAmends the Voluntary Payroll Deductions Act of 1983. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILHB1424IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section describing the termination of the AFDC program and the beginning of the TANF program.
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1993EngrossAmends the Court of Claims Act. Absent an enacted appropriation in any State fiscal year, makes a continuing appropriation to the Court of Claims of all amounts necessary for the purposes of paying claims for time unjustly served in prisons of this S...
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30 @ 9:00 am]
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
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