Illinois Senator Elgie Sims [D]

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ILSB2927EnrollAmends the Higher Education Veterans Service Act. Provides that each public college or university that is required to have a Coordinator of Veterans and Military Personnel Student Services shall report to the Board of Higher Education information on ...
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2018-05-31
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
ILSB2667EnrollAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2844EnrollAmends the School Code. Requires the State Board of Education to establish and maintain the Growing Future Educators Program to train high school graduates who at one time have been identified as English learners and who are enrolled in an approved e...
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2018-05-31
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
ILSB0904EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Creates an advisory council within the Department of Insurance to review and make recommendations to the Department regarding rules to be adopted by the Department concerning continuing education courses, course ma...
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2018-05-31
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILSB2858EnrollAmends the Deposit of State Moneys Act. Provides that whenever the total amount of vouchers presented to the Comptroller exceeds the funds available in the general funds by $1,000,000,000 or more, the State Treasurer may invest or reinvest any State ...
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2018-05-31
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
ILSB0558EnrollAmends the Bill of Rights for Children. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-30
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
ILSB3276EngrossAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that if the defendant is arraigned on or after the effective date of the bill, and the court fails to advise the defendant before the acceptance of a plea of guilty, guilty but mentally ill, or ...
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2018-05-30
Third Reading - Short Debate - Lost 051-064-000
ILSB3489EnrollAmends the Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Registration Act. Provides that a person who is required to register under the Act may file a Petition to Review Registrant Status with the county where he or she is required to register, seeking...
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2018-05-30
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
ILSB3388EnrollAmends the Illinois Crime Reduction Act of 2009. Adds definition of "offender" and deletes definition of "violent offender". Provides that an offender who is charged with or convicted of a probation-eligible offense (rather than a non-violent offende...
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2018-05-30
Alternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Carol Ammons
ILSB3488EnrollCreates the Anti-Registry Program Act. Provides that no agent or agency shall use any moneys, facilities, property, equipment, or personnel of the agency to participate in or provide support in any manner for the creation, publication, or maintenance...
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2018-05-30
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
ILSB3108EnrollAmends the Predator Accountability Act. Changes the short title of the Act to the Trafficking Victims Protection Act. Adds references to involuntary servitude and labor trafficking throughout the Act. Provides that a victim of involuntary servitude o...
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2018-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5696EnrollCreates the Bridge Program for Underrepresented Students Act. Defines terms. Provides that each public university in this State may establish a Bridge Program for underrepresented students. Specifies program requirements. Provides that a public unive...
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2018-05-30
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
ILHB5180EngrossAmends the Illinois Lottery Law. Requires the Department of the Lottery to deposit any estimated remaining proceeds from the prior fiscal year (rather than any remaining proceeds) after certain payments and transfers are made, into the Capital Projec...
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2018-05-30
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Executive
ILSB2899EnrollAmends the Illinois Promotion Act. Provides that moneys that are required to be deposited into the Tourism Promotion Fund from the proceeds of the tax imposed under the Hotel Operators' Occupation Tax Act shall be deposited directly into the Tourism ...
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2018-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2892EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2019, in fixing the salaries of teachers, a school board shall pay those who serve on a full-time basis a rate not less than $40,000 per year. Removes a provision providing for a periodic teach...
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2018-05-30
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
ILHB2354EnrollCreates the Lethal Violence Order of Protection Act. Provides that a petitioner may request an emergency lethal violence order of protection by filing an affidavit or verified pleading alleging that the respondent poses an immediate and present dange...
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2018-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4290EnrollMakes appropriations to various agencies for prior year costs for personal services and State contributions to Social Security. Effective immediately .
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2018-05-30
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
ILSB2428EnrollCreates the Hunger-Free Students' Bill of Rights Act. Provides that every school in this State shall provide a federally reimbursable lunch to a student of that school who requests the lunch, regardless of whether the student has the ability to pay f...
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2018-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0211EnrollAmends the Video Gaming Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5341EnrollAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law, the court shall not deny a sealing or expungement petition because the petitioner has not satisfied an outstanding financial obligation established, imp...
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2018-05-30
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
ILSB1437EnrollAmends the Property Tax Code. Removes a provision requiring taxpayers who have been granted a disabled veterans standard homestead exemption to reapply on an annual basis. Effective January 1, 2018.
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2018-05-30
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
ILSB3058IntroCreates the Bridge Program for Underrepresented Students Act. Defines terms. Provides that each public university in this State may establish a Bridge Program for underrepresented students. Specifies program requirements. Provides that a public unive...
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2018-05-29
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pat McGuire
ILSB3466EnrollAmends the School Code. Requires a school district to make reasonable efforts to provide ongoing professional development to teachers, administrators, school board members, school resource officers, and staff on the appropriate and available supporti...
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2018-05-29
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
ILSB3503EnrollAmends the Counties Code. Provides that on or before June 1, 2019, every facility that houses a circuit court room shall include at least one lactation room or area for members of the public to express breast milk in private that is located outside t...
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2018-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILSB3504EnrollAmends the Collateral Recovery Act of 1934. Provides that no repossession agency employee may be issued a recovery permit if the person has been convicted of specified crimes. Makes changes concerning which crimes the Illinois Commerce Commission may...
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2018-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILSB3295EnrollAmends the Code of Civil Procedure regarding a pleading or other document verified by certification. Provides that the pleading or other document may be used in the same manner as though sworn under oath without any further requirement that the docum...
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2018-05-29
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
ILSB3509EnrollAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. In provisions prohibiting a municipality from requiring police officers to issue a specific number of citations within a designated period of time, removes an exclusion for municipalities with their own independent...
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2018-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1628EngrossAmends the Illinois Act on the Aging. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-29
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Human Services; 007-002-000
ILHB5814EnrollAmends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Provides that interest penalties that may be payable under the Act, as provided under specified Sections of the Illinois Insurance Code, shall be paid from a separate appropriation from each fun...
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2018-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILSB3263EnrollAmends the State Police Act. Provides that on and after the effective date of the bill, the Director of State Police shall not appoint auxiliary State policemen. Repeals provisions concerning auxiliary State policemen to make conforming changes.
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2018-05-28
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
ILSB3285EnrollCreates the Illinois Home Grown Business Opportunity Act. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity shall develop an economic plan to assist businesses and municipalities located geographically close to bordering states. Provi...
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2018-05-28
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
ILSB3261EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-28
Passed Both Houses
ILHB1468VetoAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the unlawful sale of public conveyance travel tickets to a minor.
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2018-05-27
Bill Dead - No Positive Action Taken - Amendatory Veto
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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2018-05-25
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
ILHB1252EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction.
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2018-05-25
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
ILSB2925EnrollAmends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board shall develop or approve a curriculum for a certified training program for school resource officers which shall consist of at least 40 hours ...
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2018-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2868EnrollAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax checkoff for contributions to the Hunger Relief Fund.
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2018-05-25
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
ILSB3019EnrollAmends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Provides that a manufacturer of beer that imports beer into this State must obtain a non-resident dealer's license and comply with certain provisions concerning recordkeeping and taxation. Provides that nothing ...
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2018-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5062EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, the State Board of Education shall develop and maintain a program aimed at facilitating education in advanced manufacturing technical skills. Provides that the program s...
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2018-05-25
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
ILSR1776PassMourns the death of Julia "Becky" Lewis Smith.
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2018-05-25
Resolution Adopted
ILSB2378EnrollAmends the Community Self-Revitalization Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-24
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5597EnrollAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits custodial sexual misconduct when he or she is an employee of a law enforcement agency and engages in sexual conduct or sexual penetration with a person who is in the custody of a law en...
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2018-05-24
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4657EnrollAmends the School Code. Creates the Emotional Intelligence Education Task Force to develop curriculum guidelines on emotional intelligence; sets forth provisions concerning its membership, duties, administration, and dissolution. Provides that, begin...
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2018-05-24
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5104EnrollAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Deletes provision that the Department of Corrections shall require the committed person receiving medical or dental services on a non-emergency basis to pay a $5 co-payment to the Department for each visit for ...
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2018-05-24
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5148EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that course material and instruction in a sex education course shall include, with an emphasis on the workplace environment and life on a college campus, material and discussion on what constitutes sexual consent and ...
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2018-05-24
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5481EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that, no later than day 60 of instruction in each school year, a school board shall report to the State Board of Education for kindergarten through grade 12 classes certain information about actively employed teachers...
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2018-05-24
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2572EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that an approved waiver from or modification to a physical education mandate may remain in effect for a period not to exceed 2 school years (rather than 5 school years like other mandate waivers) and may be renewed no...
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2018-05-24
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4757EnrollAmends the Illinois Promotion Act. Provides that moneys that are required to be deposited into the Tourism Promotion Fund from the proceeds of the tax imposed under the Hotel Operators' Occupation Tax Act shall be deposited directly into the Tourism ...
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2018-05-24
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4965EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. In provisions concerning the child care assistance program, provides that a family's eligibility for child care services shall be redetermined no sooner than 12 months following the initial determination or most r...
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2018-05-24
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
ILSB0238IntroAmends the Local Solid Waste Disposal Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Act's short title.
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2018-05-24
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
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