Illinois Representative Elgie Sims [D] | Bills

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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
ILSB1353EngrossAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that for a person who is a resident in a facility licensed under the ID/DD Community Care Act, the Community-Integrated Living Arrangements Licensure and Certification Ac...
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2017-05-25
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
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
ILSB1328EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the $25 assessment for drug related offenses appropriated to and administered by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority shall be distributed to fund Department of State Police drug ta...
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2017-05-25
House Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted State Government Administration Committee; 007-000-000
ILSB1830EngrossAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides in cases in which the prosecution attempts to introduce evidence of incriminating statements made by the accused to or overheard by an informant, the prosecution shall disclose at least 30 days ...
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2017-05-25
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1502EngrossCreates the Right to Know Act. Provides that an operator of a commercial website or online service that collects personally identifiable information through the internet about individual customers residing in Illinois who use or visit its commercial ...
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2017-05-25
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILSB0473EngrossAmends the Direct Pay Permit Implementation Act. Makes a technical change in a Section creating the direct pay permit pilot program.
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2017-05-25
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 3 - May 26, 2017
ILSB0867EngrossAmends the Limited Liability Company Act. Reduces the fee collected by the Secretary of State for the filing of articles of organization, applications for admission, and restated articles of organization from $500 to $39 and reduces those fees in con...
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2017-05-25
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1933EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides that the State Board of Elections and the Office of the Secretary of State shall establish an automatic voter registration program pursuant to an interagency contract and jointly-adopted rules. Provides that an appl...
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2017-05-25
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
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
ILSB1581EngrossAmends 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 $15 for each $40 of the first ...
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2017-05-24
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1688EngrossAmends the Department of 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 for certain appl...
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2017-05-24
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
ILSB1402EngrossAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Allows the prosecution in a criminal case to bring an action seeking a court order to freeze the assets of a person charged with or convicted of a criminal offense if there are grounds to believe the def...
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2017-05-24
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1029EngrossAmends the Voluntary Payroll Deductions Act of 1983. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-24
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2012EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes the following changes with respect to the angel investment credit: (1) provides that the credit applies for taxable years ending on or before December 31, 2021 (currently, December 31, 2016); (2) increases th...
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2017-05-24
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
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
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