Illinois Senator Elgie Sims [D] | Introduced

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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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2018-04-19
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Criminal Law; 007-003-000
ILHB3418IntroAmends the Counties Code and Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a county or municipality may create an urban agricultural zones (UAZ) composed of organizations or persons who grow produce or other agricultural products; who raise livestock or pou...
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2018-04-19
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3500IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-19
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 23, 2018
ILHB4146IntroAmends the Managed Care Reform and Patient Rights Act. In provisions concerning transition of services, provides that the health care plan shall not modify an enrollee's coverage of a drug during the plan year if the drug has been previously approved...
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2018-04-19
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3276IntroAmends 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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2018-04-19
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 23, 2018
ILSB3285IntroCreates 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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2018-04-19
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 23, 2018
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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2018-04-19
Postponed - Criminal Law
ILSB3288IntroAmends the State Property Control Act. Provides that the Board of Trustees of any public institution of higher education in this State is authorized to dispose of surplus real estate of that public institution of higher education. Specifies the manne...
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2018-04-19
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 23, 2018
ILSB3295IntroAmends 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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2018-04-19
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 23, 2018
ILSB2898IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that licensed medically complex for the developmentally disabled facilities (MC/DD) (rather than licensed long-term care facilities for persons under 22 years of age) that serve severely and chronically i...
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2018-04-19
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pat McGuire
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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2018-04-19
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
ILSB3101IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Contains provisions requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to create a State beneficiary mitigation plan in accordance with specified consent decrees. Provides that the Agency shall establish the Volksw...
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2018-04-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3102IntroAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that it is an unlawful practice to offer to consumers at retail a rebate made on a stored-value card that charges dormancy fees or other post-issuance fees. Defines terms.
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2018-04-19
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
ILSB3388IntroAmends 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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2018-04-19
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
ILSB2807IntroAmends the Illinois Banking Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-19
To Senate Insurance Committee
ILSR1613IntroDesignates May 9, 2018 as Alpha Phi Alpha day in the State of Illinois.
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2018-04-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3509IntroAmends 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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2018-04-19
To Senate Labor Committee
ILSB0034IntroAmends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-19
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
ILSB3511IntroAmends the Illinois Act on the Aging. In a provision concerning the Community Care Program, establishes the following rate increases in the wages paid by vendors to their employees who provide homemaker services: on July 1, 2018, rates shall be incre...
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2018-04-19
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
ILSB3488IntroCreates 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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2018-04-19
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
ILSB3108IntroAmends 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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2018-04-19
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
ILSB3263IntroAmends 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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2018-04-18
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
ILSB3261IntroAmends 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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2018-04-18
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3139IntroAmends the Illinois Plain Language Task Force Act. Provides for plain language State government communications to the public. Modifies the definition of "plain language" to conform to the Plain Writing Act of 2010. Removes the representation interest...
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2018-04-18
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 19, 2018
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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2018-04-18
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
ILSB2657IntroAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that it is an unlawful practice for a person to violate a merchant agreement between a merchant and a credit card service provider. Provides that imposing a surcharge to a debit...
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2018-04-18
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
ILSB3115IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that grant amounts under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program may not vary on the basis of a TANF recipient's county of residence. Increases TANF grant amounts to: 30% of federal pov...
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2018-04-18
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
ILSB3466IntroAmends 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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2018-04-17
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Postponed - Education
ILSB2588IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Deletes language repealing the Healthy Local Food Incentives Program on June 30, 2019.
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2018-04-17
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
ILSB2227IntroMakes Fiscal Year 2018 capital appropriations to the Capital Development Board.
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2018-04-16
To Senate Appropriations II Committee
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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2018-04-13
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 27, 2018
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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2018-04-13
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 27, 2018
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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2018-04-13
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 27, 2018
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
ILSB3260IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Secretary of State shall establish or adopt an electronic system to allow an automotive recycler, scrap processor, repairer, or rebuilder to submit a report of any transaction that involves a vehicl...
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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
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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2018-04-13
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 27, 2018
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
ILSB3489IntroAmends 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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2018-04-12
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
ILSB3256IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides a person subject to bail under the Code for a Category B offense shall have $30 deducted from his or her monetary bail every day the person is incarcerated. Provides any sum of money deposited b...
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2018-04-10
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 11, 2018
ILSB2340IntroAmends the Probation Challenge Program Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILHB2354IntroCreates 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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2018-04-06
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
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
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
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