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ILHB4572EnrollAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that "employer" includes any person employing one (instead of 15) or more employees within Illinois during 20 or more calendar weeks within the calendar year of or preceding the alleged violation.
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2018-06-15
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
ILHB5202EnrollAmends the Governor's Office of Management and Budget Act. Creates the Youth Budget Commission is established within the Office with the goal of producing an annual youth budget fiscal scan. Sets forth the membership and terms of the Commission. Effe...
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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4922EnrollAmends 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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2018-06-15
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
ILHB4909EnrollAmends the Vital Records Act. Provides that specified fees for birth record searches or certified copies of birth records shall be waived for all requests made by a youth in care, as defined in the Children and Family Services Act, or a person under ...
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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4771EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Human Services and the Department of Healthcare and Family Services' Office of the Inspector General to perform the following actions to ensure that applicants submit completed applicati...
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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4568EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Deletes language repealing the Healthy Local Food Incentives Program on June 30, 2019.
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2018-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB5627EnrollAmends the Educator Licensure Article of the School Code. Makes changes to provisions concerning the licensure powers of the State Board of Education, the State Educator Preparation and Licensure Board (including adding 2 members), types of licenses ...
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2018-06-12
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4095PassAmends 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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2018-06-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0589
ILHB5750EnrollMakes appropriations from the School Infrastructure Fund to the State Board of Education for school district broadband expansion. Effective July 1, 2018.
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2018-06-08
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
ILHB4324EngrossCreates the Wage Lien Act. Provides that a lien exists on an employer's property for the amount of unpaid wages owed to an employee. Defines terms and includes provisions concerning creation of the lien; exemptions; notice; limitations; recording of ...
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2018-06-07
Placed on Calendar Order of Non-Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1 - June 7, 2018
ILHB5877EngrossCreates the Racial Impact Note Act. Provides that every bill which has or could have a disparate impact on racial and ethnic minorities, upon the request of any member, shall have prepared for it, before second reading in the house of introduction, a...
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2018-06-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0109PassAppropriates $2 from the General Revenue Fund to the Department of Natural Resources for its FY18 ordinary and contingent expenses. Effective July 1, 2017.
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2018-06-04
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0586
ILHB5121EnrollAmends the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act. Provides that no intergovernmental or interagency agreement or contract may be entered into, implemented, or given effect if the agreement's or contract's intent or effect is, among other requirements, to...
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2018-06-01
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3223EngrossAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance must provide coverage for medically necessary preventative physical therapy for insureds diagnosed with multiple sclerosis without any tre...
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2018-05-31
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
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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2018-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0156EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a tax credit for property taxes.
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2018-05-31
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILHB5096IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, every public high school shall include in its curriculum a unit of instruction on media literacy; defines "media literacy". Provides requirements for the unit of instruc...
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2018-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5097IntroAmends the Department of Professional Regulation Law. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall not prohibit a person from receiving a license solely because the person is not a citizen of the United States. Provides...
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2018-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4208EnrollAmends the School Code. With respect to school discipline improvement plans, makes changes to how the State Board of Education determines the top 20% of school districts, when notification is given that a plan must be submitted, which school district...
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4165EnrollAmends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Prohibits the Director of the Illinois Department of Central Management Services and the State from applying for any federal waiver that would reduce or eliminate any protection or coverage requ...
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5245EnrollAmends the Sexual Assault Survivors Emergency Treatment Act. Adds various provisions concerning requirements for hospitals and pediatric health care facilities in relation to pediatric sexual assault care. Provides that a hospital licensed under the ...
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5752EnrollAmends the Public Utilities Act. Creates the Broadband Advisory Council Article in the Act. Creates the Broadband Advisory Council to explore ways to expand broadband access throughout the State, including unserved and underserved areas. Provides tha...
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4707EnrollAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Changes the classification of Hydrocodone from a Schedule II controlled substance to a Schedule I controlled substance. Amends the Illinois Optometric Practice Act of 1987 to make a conforming change.
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2018-05-31
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILHB5308EngrossAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall not require any person committed to the custody of the Department of Corrections who is eligible for medical a...
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2018-05-31
Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
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
ILHB4163EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-30
Motion Filed to Reconsider Vote Sen. Cristina Castro
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.
ILHB4100EnrollAmends the Nurse Practice Act. Defines "retail health care facility". Creates provisions concerning workplace violence against nurses in specified medical facilities concerning notice, contacting law enforcement, and mental health services. Requires ...
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2018-05-30
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
ILHB5351EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. In provisions concerning coverage for telehealth services, if an individual or group policy of accident or health insurance provides coverage for telehealth services, it must provide coverage for licensed dietitian...
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2018-05-29
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILHB4882EnrollAmends the Grow Your Own Teacher Education Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5122EnrollAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Makes post-secondary education tuition and fee waivers available to youth for whom the Department of Children and Family Services has court-ordered legal responsibility, youth who aged out of care at age 1...
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2018-05-29
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Karen McConnaughay
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
ILHB4237EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax credit in an amount equal to the contributions made by the taxpayer to the Illinois Excellence Fund during the taxable year. Amends the State Finance Act. Creates the Illinois Excellence Fund....
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2018-05-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
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
ILHB4293IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Imposes a privilege tax on partnerships and S corporations engaged in the business of conducting investment management services. Provides that the tax shall be imposed at the rate of 20% of the fees calculated by r...
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2018-05-25
To House Rules Committee
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
ILHB5267EnrollAmends the Crime Victims Compensation Act. Provides that "crime of violence" includes: (i) posting identifying or graphic information on a pornographic Internet site or possessing graphic information with pornographic material; and (ii) non-consensua...
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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
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
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
ILHB4096EnrollAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall require each Medicaid Managed Care Organization to list as preferred on the Medicaid Managed Care Organization...
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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4469EnrollAmends the Election Code. Provides that each election authority shall collaborate with the county jail within the jurisdiction of the election authority to facilitate voting by mail for voters eligible to vote in the county who are confined or detain...
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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5828IntroAppropriates $5,797,550 from the Build Illinois Bond Fund to the Capital Development Board for early childhood construction grants. Appropriates $1,375,000 from the Build Illinois Bond Fund to the Capital Development Board for a grant to Gads Hill Ce...
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2018-05-23
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4226EnrollAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall develop, publish, and disseminate a brochure to educate the general public on the effects o...
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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB1253EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the members of the State Board of Education.
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2018-05-22
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB4503IntroAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities in Illinois and the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, a student who meets the requirements concerni...
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2018-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4900EngrossCreates the Illinois Generic Drug Pricing Fairness Act. Provides that a manufacturer or wholesale drug distributor shall not engage in price gouging in the sale of an essential off-patent or generic drug. Provides that the Director of Healthcare and ...
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2018-05-22
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
ILHB5771EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2018, any publicly funded early childhood program receiving Preschool for All Block Grant funds or Preschool for All Expansion Block Grant funds shall collect and review its chronic absence dat...
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2018-05-22
Passed Both Houses
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