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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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2017-05-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3359EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3368EnrollAmends the School Code. Requires the State Board of Education to create model curriculum for use by school districts with secondary schools for the teaching of entrepreneur skills. Requires the State Board to encourage the input of business groups an...
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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3369EnrollAmends the School Code. Requires the State Board of Education to establish guidelines for the creation of a high-skilled manufacturing curriculum to be used in vocational education programs.
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2017-05-25
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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2017-05-25
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Labor; 010-007-000
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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2017-05-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven A. Andersson
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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2017-05-25
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Labor; 012-004-000
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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2017-05-25
[Hearing: May 26 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Education 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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2017-05-25
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 011-000-000
ILHB3709EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-25
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
ILHB3701EnrollCreates 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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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2976EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3143EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3817EngrossAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
ILHB3211EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3458IntroCreates the Illinois Natural Areas Stewardship Act. Creates the Illinois Land Conservation and Stewardship Grant Program to make grants to conservation land trusts to steward lands identified in the Illinois Natural Area Inventory, lands designated a...
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2017-05-25
To House Rules 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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2017-05-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-05-25
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 26, 2017
ILHB3216EnrollAmends the Departments of State Government Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that notwithstanding any law to the contrary, third-party contracts entered into by the State are permissible only when they are in the best interes...
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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3215EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2624EngrossCreates the Health Insurance Rate Review Act. Creates the independent quasi-judicial Health Insurance Rate Review Board to ensure insurance rates are reasonable and justified. Sets forth duties and prohibited activities concerning the Board. Creates ...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-05-25
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
ILHB2987EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2989EnrollAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall in each institution or facility (rather than establish a pilot program in one or more institutions or facilities of the Department) permit committed persons to ...
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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3259IntroAmends Public Act 99-524 to make supplemental appropriations. Reduces certain appropriations from the Commitment to Human Services Fund for funeral and burial expenses from $8,775,000 to $575,000. Appropriates $8,200,000 from the Personal Property Ta...
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2017-05-25
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB3711EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-25
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
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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2017-05-25
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
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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2017-05-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
ILHR0432PassRecognizes the landmark 1967 United States Supreme Court decision of In re Gault.
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2017-05-25
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0437IntroOpposes the Great Lakes Basin Transportation, Inc. proposed rail line that would run through Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin.
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2017-05-25
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David A. Welter
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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2017-05-24
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 25, 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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2017-05-24
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
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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2017-05-24
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 25, 2017
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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2017-05-24
To House Rules Committee
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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2017-05-24
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Chris Nybo
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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2017-05-24
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Criminal Law
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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2017-05-24
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Pat McGuire
ILHB0173EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning construction of the Code.
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2017-05-24
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
ILHB4054IntroAmends the Abandoned Mobile Homes Act. Repeals and deletes provisions authorizing a municipality to remove and dispose of an abandoned mobile home within the municipality upon notice to each owner and each lienholder and provisions regarding various ...
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2017-05-24
To House Rules 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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2017-05-23
Third Reading - Consideration Postponed
ILHB2740EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that the Illinois Community College Board shall establish alternative methods of credentialing for the issuance of high school equivalency certification throughout the State. Allows the Board to offer the credentialin...
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2017-05-23
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 24, 2017
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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2017-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 24, 2017
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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2017-05-19
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 26, 2017
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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2017-05-19
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 22, 2017
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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2017-05-19
To Senate Assignments 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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2017-05-19
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 26, 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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2017-05-19
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
ILHB2663EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-19
Passed Both Houses
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