Illinois Senator Elgie Sims [D]

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ILHB0066EnrollCreates 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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2018-05-10
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0201EngrossAmends the Employment of Strikebreakers Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-10
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
ILHB2984EngrossAmends the Comprehensive Lead Education, Reduction, and Window Replacement Program Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-10
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
ILSR1703PassDeclares May 9, 2018 as "Loyola University Chicago Day".
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2018-05-10
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
ILSR1613PassDesignates May 9, 2018 as Alpha Phi Alpha day in the State of Illinois.
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2018-05-09
Resolution Adopted
ILHB1273VetoAmends the Illinois Banking Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the primary powers of banks.
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2018-05-08
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
ILSB2441IntroAmends the Child Passenger Protection Act. Provides that when any person is transporting a child in this State who is under the age of 2 years in a motor vehicle of the first division or motor vehicle of the second division weighing 9,000 pounds or l...
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2018-05-03
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2588IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Deletes language repealing the Healthy Local Food Incentives Program on June 30, 2019.
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2018-05-03
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2340IntroAmends the Probation Challenge Program Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-03
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3257IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Increases the threshold amount of theft not from the person and retail theft that enhances the offense from a misdemeanor to a felony to $2,000. Provides that an enhancement from a misdemeanor to a felony based on a ...
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2018-05-02
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3415IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Deletes language providing that the Section concerning the traffic and pedestrian stop statistical study is repealed on July 1, 2019. Provides that the Department of Transportation shall report specified findings and...
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2018-05-01
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
ILSB2818IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that the posting of bail by a defendant shall not be a factor when considering if he or she qualifies for the appointment of a Public Defender. Defines "indigent". Effective immediately.
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2018-04-27
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3498IntroAmends the Managed Care Reform and Patient Rights Act. Requires a policy or plan sponsor to notify the prescribing physician and the patient in writing 60 days before making a formulary change that alters the terms of coverage or discontinues coverag...
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2018-04-27
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3284IntroCreates the Community Renewal and Revitalization Act. Provides for the qualifications for and designation of Health, Opportunity, Prosperity, and Empowerment (HOPE) Zones. Provides for a HOPE Zone tax credit and other credits and benefits going to bu...
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2018-04-27
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2871IntroAmends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the Department of State Police may develop a system under which the holder of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card may display an electronic version of his or her Firearm Owner's Ident...
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2018-04-27
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1657FailCreates the Gun Dealer Licensing Act. Provides that it is unlawful for a person to engage in the business of selling, leasing, or otherwise transferring firearms without a license issued by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Pro...
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2018-04-26
Total Veto Stands
ILSB3500EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-26
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0772EngrossAmends the Electronic Products Recycling and Reuse Act. Provides that accreditation is not required for facilities that place cathode ray tube (CRT) glass in storage cells for future retrieval in accordance with specified provisions of the Act. Provi...
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2018-04-18
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
ILSB2227IntroMakes Fiscal Year 2018 capital appropriations to the Capital Development Board.
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2018-04-16
To Senate Appropriations II Committee
ILSB3269IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides a person subject to bail on a Category B offense shall have $30 deducted from his or her monetary bail as determined by the court under the Code for every day the person is incarcerated. Provide...
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2018-04-13
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3270IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. In the definition for "Category A offense" for purposes of bail adds non-probationable offenses; offenses in which 75% or more of a sentence of imprisonment must be served under the truth-in-sentencing p...
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2018-04-13
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2865IntroAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall progressively increase rates and reimbursements so that by July 1, 2018 direct support p...
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2018-04-13
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3286IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity may designate investment zones. Provides that an area is eligible for designation as an investment zone if the median household income is less than ...
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2018-04-13
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3267IntroAmends the Illinois Highway Code. Provides that any county board in a county with a population of 1,000,000 or more inhabitants may also use any motor fuel tax money allotted to it for: (i) retiring bonds and paying obligations incurred for the purpo...
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2018-04-13
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3055IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that the Environmental Protection Agency shall administer the moneys available to the State under a specified environmental mitigation trust agreement for states. Provides that the Agency may allocate...
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2018-04-13
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB4095EnrollAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that a consumer reporting agency may not impose a charge on a consumer for placing a freeze, removing a freeze, or temporarily lifting a freeze. Makes corresponding changes. Eff...
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2018-04-12
Sent to the Governor
ILSR1362PassDeclares April 10, 2018 as Pay Equity Day.
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2018-04-10
Resolution Adopted
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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2018-04-03
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5812PassAmends the School Code. With regard to property tax relief pool grants, provides that each year, the State Board of Education shall set a threshold above which a school district may apply for property tax relief. Provides that the intended relief may...
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2018-03-23
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ILHB1465EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning conspiracy.
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2018-03-14
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
ILHB1467EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning first degree murder.
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2018-03-14
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
ILHB0721IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law or administrative rule to the contrary, beginning in fiscal year 2018, the specified threshold for working families must be no less than 185% of the then-cu...
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2018-03-02
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3268IntroAppropriates $3,000,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Supreme Court for probation reimbursements and training for probation officers, with regard to pre-trial services and other operational expenses in support of bail reform for the fiscal yea...
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2018-02-27
To Senate Appropriations II Committee
ILSB3582IntroAppropriates moneys from the General Revenue Fund to the Department of Public Health for grants to South Shore Hospital for the funding of ordinary and contingent expenses and for capital improvements for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018. Effec...
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2018-02-27
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3590IntroAppropriates $17,207,900 to the Office of the State's Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor for its ordinary and contingent expenses. Effective July 1, 2018.
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2018-02-27
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR1186PassPerformance audit of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2018-02-21
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
ILSB3271IntroAmends the Business Assistance and Regulatory Reform Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the goals of the Act.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3259IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that the posting of bail by a defendant shall not be a factor when considering if he or she qualifies for the appointment of a Public Defender. Defines "indigent". Effective immediately.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3282IntroAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Makes a technical change in the short title Section.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3265IntroAmends the Department of State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Makes a technical change in Section on Division of Forensic Services.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3275IntroAmends the Illinois Dental Practice Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning social security numbers on license applications.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3281IntroAmends the Sex Offender Registration Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning public inspection of registration data.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3274IntroAmends the Vocational Education Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning accepting federal law.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3258IntroAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that on and after July 1, 2020, a detention screening instrument shall be used for referrals to all authorized juvenile detention facilities in this State prior to a judicial hearing. Provides a minor a...
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3497IntroAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3262IntroAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall progressively increase rates and reimbursements so that by July 1, 2018 direct support p...
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3279IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3494IntroAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning definitions.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3272IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the members of the State Board of Education.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3273IntroAmends the College and Career Success for All Students Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
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