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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
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
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
ILSB3266EngrossAmends 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: (1) $15 for each $40 of the f...
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2018-04-19
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3503EngrossAmends 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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2018-04-19
To House Rules Committee
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
ILSB2433EngrossAmends the Currency Exchange Act. Defines "government assistance check", "government check", "payroll check", "printed", and "protected class". Provides additional considerations by the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation for determini...
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2018-04-19
Third Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
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
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
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 23, 2018
ILHB4383EngrossAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that disenrollment of a Medicaid enrollee from a managed care organization under contract with the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall be in accordance wit...
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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
ILHB4377EngrossAmends 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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2018-04-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
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. Linda Holmes
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
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
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
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
ILSB3504EngrossAmends 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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2018-04-18
Arrived in House
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
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
ILSB2863EngrossAmends 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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2018-04-18
To House Rules Committee
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
ILSB1657VetoCreates 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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2018-04-17
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
ILSB0558EngrossAmends the Bill of Rights for Children. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-17
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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2018-04-17
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
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
ILSB2660EngrossAmends the State Treasurer Act. Provides that unless prohibited by federal law, upon the death of a designated beneficiary, proceeds from an ABLE account may be transferred to the estate of a designated beneficiary, or to an account for another eligi...
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2018-04-17
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2606EngrossAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that each State agency entering into or maintaining a contract for the purchase of food under the Code shall adopt a policy that permits the donation of leftover food procured by State funds. Provides th...
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2018-04-17
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2557EngrossAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that whenever the appearance in person in court, in either a civil or criminal proceeding, is required of anyone held in a place of custody or confinement operated by the State or any of its pol...
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2018-04-17
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2577EngrossAmends the Use Tax Act and the Service Use Tax Act. Provides that, if a retailer or serviceman makes a sale to purchaser in Illinois from outside of Illinois, then that retailer or serviceman is considered to be "maintaining a place of business in th...
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2018-04-17
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
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
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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2018-04-13
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
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
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