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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
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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2018-05-22
Re-assigned to Judiciary
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
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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2018-05-22
[Hearing: May 23 @ 10:00 am]
To Senate Labor 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
ILHB4208EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-22
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB5752EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-22
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 2
ILHB4707EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-22
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Public Health; 006-000-000
ILHB5148EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-22
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 23, 2018
ILHB4965EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-22
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler
ILHB3337IntroAmends 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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2018-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5627EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-22
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 23, 2018
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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2018-05-22
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 23, 2018
ILSB0034EngrossAmends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-22
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
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
ILHB4771EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-22
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3022EngrossAmends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. In a provision that allows a manufacturer, distributor, or importing distributor to provide signs to a retailer if certain conditions are met, including a limitation on the dollar value of the signs that may be ...
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2018-05-22
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
ILSB2913EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires long-term care providers to submit all changes in resident status, including, but not limited to, death, discharge, changes in patient credit, third party liability, and Medicare coverage to the Departmen...
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2018-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3249EngrossAmends the School Code. With regard to the textbook block grant program, provides that the textbooks authorized to be purchased must accurately portray the diversity of our society, including the role and contributions of people protected under the I...
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2018-05-22
Housing Affordability Impact Note Filed
ILSB3536EngrossAmends 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
[Hearing: May 23 @ 9:00 am]
To House Elementary & Secondary Education: Licensing, Administration & Oversight Committee
ILHB5876IntroAppropriates $5,400,000 from the Common School Fund to the State Board of Education for the purpose of providing one-time, per capita grants to alternative schools, safe schools, or alternative learning opportunity programs that have experienced aver...
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2018-05-22
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3220EngrossAmends an Article of the School Code concerning educator licensure. Provides that the State Board of Education shall not approve a course of study under the Alternative Educator Licensure Program for Teachers unless the State Board can demonstrate th...
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2018-05-22
[Hearing: May 23 @ 9:00 am]
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5845IntroAmends the State University Certificates of Participation Act. Provides that the Act applies under December 31, 2023 (rather than December 31, 2014). Amends the University of Illinois Act and the Northern Illinois University Law. Under an Investment,...
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2018-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3103EngrossCreates the Immigrant Tenant Protection Act. Defines terms. Provides that, with exceptions, a landlord shall not require disclosure of, disclose, intimidate, harass, or evict a tenant on the basis of a person's immigration or citizenship status. Prov...
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2018-05-22
[Hearing: May 23 @ 9:00 am]
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
ILSB2898EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0486EngrossAmends the Simplified Municipal Telecommunications Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning legislative intent.
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2018-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2773EngrossAmends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-22
Alternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Jonathan Carroll
ILSB0337EngrossAmends the Child Care Act of 1969. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning background investigations.
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2018-05-22
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILSB2641EngrossAmends the Renter's Financial Responsibility and Protection Act. Provides that a rental car company may void a damage waiver if damage or loss occurs to the rental vehicle when the rental vehicle is stolen and the renter fails to: (i) return the rent...
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2018-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2298EngrossCreates the Industrial Hemp Act. Provides that a person desiring to grow, cultivate, or process industrial hemp or industrial hemp products must be licensed by the Department of Agriculture. Provides that the application for a license shall include t...
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2018-05-22
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Peter Breen
ILSB3156EngrossAmends the Enforcement Title of the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that the Environmental Protection Agency shall cause investigations to be made as a result of the Agency's own investigation or knowledge. Provides that in all cases in which ...
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2018-05-22
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
ILSB2591EngrossAmends the Wind Energy Facilities Agricultural Impact Mitigation Act. Provides that the Act may be cited as the Renewable Energy Facilities Agricultural Impact Mitigation Act. Changes references in the Act from "commercial wind energy facility" to "c...
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2018-05-22
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
ILSB0904EngrossAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Creates an advisory council within the Department of Insurance to review and make recommendations to the Department regarding rules to be adopted by the Department concerning continuing education courses, course ma...
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2018-05-22
To House Labor & Commerce Committee
ILHB4469EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-21
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
ILHB5245EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-21
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
ILHB5267EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-21
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
ILHB5351EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-21
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
ILSB2868EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax checkoff for contributions to the Hunger Relief Fund.
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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3109EngrossAmends the Department of Professional Regulation Law. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional regulation shall allow an applicant to provide his or her individual taxpayer identification number as an alternative to provide a social...
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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2339EngrossAmends the Illinois Prison Inspection Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-21
To House Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
ILHB4226EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-21
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
ILSB2606EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-21
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2281EngrossAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the purpose of the Entrepreneur Learner's Permit pilot program is to encourage and assist beginning entrepreneurs in starting n...
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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 22, 2018
ILSB3290EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Changes the heading of Article V-F to the Nursing Home Residents' Managed Care Rights Law (rather than the Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Initiative (MMAI) Nursing Home Residents' Managed Care Rights Law). Expands th...
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2018-05-21
Alternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Robyn Gabel
ILSB2332EngrossAmends the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Minors and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Changes the name of the Act to the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Persons under 21 Years of Age and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Raises ...
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2018-05-21
Fiscal Note Requested by Rep. Norine K. Hammond
ILHB4100IntroAmends 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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2018-05-21
House Floor Amendment No. 3 Housing Affordability Impact Note Filed as Amended
ILSB2362EngrossAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-21
[Hearing: May 28 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Executive Committee
ILSB2908EngrossAmends the Universal Telephone Service Protection Law of 1985 of the Public Utilities Act. Requires a Large Electing Provider to provide the required statement in a notice of proposed cessation of requested service to existing customers in English an...
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2018-05-21
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
ILHB5750IntroMakes 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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2018-05-21
To House Approp-Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
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