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ILHB2740EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that the Illinois Community College Board shall establish alternative methods of credentialing for the issuance of high school equivalency certification throughout the State. Allows the Board to offer the credentialin...
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2017-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0531EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of criminal building management. Provides that a person commits the offense when, having personal or professional management or control of commercial real estate, whether as a legal or equitable o...
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2017-06-20
To House Restorative Justice Committee
ILHB1438IntroAmends the Illinois Nuclear Safety Preparedness Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-06-20
To House Environment Committee
ILHB0303EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that it is an aggravating factor in sentencing that the defendant committed the offense of driving while under the influence of alcohol, other drug or drugs, intoxicating compound or compounds or any c...
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2017-06-20
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHR0445IntroUrges opposition to the American Health Care Act.
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2017-06-19
To House Appropriations-Human Services Committee
ILHB2556EnrollAmends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Provides that the Department of Children and Family Services may implement a "differential response program" (rather than providing that beginning January 1, 2010, the Department may implement a 5-...
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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2663EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that early childhood programs receiving State Board of Education grants for preschool educational programs shall prohibit the expulsion of children. Provides instead that when persistent and serious challenging behavi...
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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2570EnrollAmends the Military Code of Illinois. Provides that families of Illinois National Guard members who have died while on active duty or during training shall be presented with the State flag of Illinois, appropriate for use as a burial flag, upon appli...
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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2831EnrollCreates the Property Assessed Clean Energy Act. Provides that a local unit of government may establish a property assessed clean energy program. Provides that, to finance or refinance one or more energy projects on the property covered by the program...
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2017-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2371EnrollAmends the Data Security on State Computers Act. Requires State employees to annually undergo training by the Department of Innovation and Technology concerning cybersecurity. Allows the Department to make the training an online course. Requires the ...
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2017-06-13
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1808EnrollAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that the Department of Revenue may share information with the State Treasurer for the purpose of administering the Uniform Disposition of Unclaimed Property Act. Amends the Uniform Disposition of Unclaimed...
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2017-06-13
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3648EngrossAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that City of Chicago's Commission on Human Relations shall: (1) require all administrative hearing officers to be an attorney licensed to practice law in this State; (2) follow all applicable federal, Stat...
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2017-06-08
Sponsor Removed Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
ILHB0160EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the earned income tax credit.
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2017-06-05
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
ILHB1774EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the Chicago Board of Education starting with the 2019 consolidated election. Makes related changes. Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Provides that a person shall be ...
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2017-06-02
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
ILHB0270EngrossCreates the Law Enforcement Sexual Assault Investigation Act. Provides that allegations of sexual assault by a police officer while performing his or her duties shall immediately be reported to the police officer's supervisory or command personnel an...
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2017-05-31
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
ILHB0302EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHJR0002PassCreates the Underrepresented Groups in Academia Task Force within the Board of Higher Education to examine strategies to grow underrepresented groups in institutions of higher education and to ascertain the viability of increasing the number of labor...
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2017-05-31
Adopted Both Houses
ILHB0230IntroCreates the Public University Uniform Admission Act. Requires each public university in this State to admit first-time freshman applicants as undergraduate students if the applicant graduated with a grade point average in the top 10% of the student's...
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2017-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2017
ILHB1785EnrollAmends the Vital Records Act. Defines "intersex condition", "licensed health care professional", and "licensed mental health professional". Changes provisions concerning the issuance of new birth certificates for individuals that have undergone gende...
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2017-05-31
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-31
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
ILHB3447IntroCreates the Tuition Reduction Act. Beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year, requires each public university located in this State to reimburse its full-time resident undergraduate students a portion of the tuition charged in the form of a grant ap...
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2017-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2017
ILHR0100PassDirects the Auditor General to conduct an audit of Medicaid MCOs, which includes a comparison of State expenditures between MCOs and fee-for-service entities.
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2017-05-31
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
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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2017-05-31
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
ILHB1776EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the board of trustees of the City Colleges of Chicago, Illinois Community College District No. 508, at the general primary election in 2018 on a nonpartisan ballot. Provides that a member of the ...
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2017-05-31
To Senate Higher Education Committee
ILHB2394IntroAmends 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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2017-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2017
ILHB3910EnrollAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Provides that emergency medical services personnel may administer Schedule II, III, IV, or V controlled substances to a person in the scope of their employment without a written, electronic, or oral pres...
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2017-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3150EnrollAmends the Counties Code. Removes a repeal date of June 1, 2018 in a Section concerning a county recorder's ability to establish procedures for investigating filings that would cause the recorder to reasonably believe that the filing may be fraudulen...
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2017-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2808IntroProvides that the Act may be referred to as the Evidence-Based Funding for Student Success Act. Amends the Economic Development Area Tax Increment Allocation Act, State Finance Act, Property Tax Code, Innovation Development and Economy Act, County Ec...
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2017-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2017
ILHB0155EnrollAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a tax credit for property taxes.
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2017-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2525EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB1252IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction.
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2017-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2017
ILHB2959EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-31
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-31
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Transportation; 014-000-000
ILHB4008IntroAppropriates $56,000,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Office of the Secretary of State for 28 non-competitively awarded grants, each in the amount of $2,000,000, to community-based organizations based entirely within 28 specified Representati...
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2017-05-31
To House Appropriations-Public Safety Committee
ILHB1317IntroAmends the Alternative Health Care Delivery Act. Makes a technical change in the Section concerning definitions.
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2017-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2017
ILHB3817EnrollAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2715IntroAmends the Civil Practice Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Repeals a Section providing that a party, a person for whose immediate benefit an action is prosecuted or defended, or the officers, directors, managing agents, or foreman of a party t...
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2017-05-30
Tabled
ILHB0768EngrossAmends the Charter Schools Law of the School Code. Removes provisions allowing the State Charter School Commission to reverse a school board's decision to deny, revoke, or not renew a charter; makes related changes. Provides that if a charter school ...
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2017-05-30
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
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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2017-05-30
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Judiciary - Civil Committee; 006-000-000
ILHB2404EnrollCreates the Credit for Prior Learning Act. Requires each public university to submit its policies and procedures for students to earn credit for prior learning to the Board of Higher Education for review and approval and each community college to sub...
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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2401EngrossAmends the Common Interest Community Association Act. Provides that the association shall have one class of voting membership (instead of "one class of membership") unless the declaration, bylaws, or operating agreement provide otherwise. Makes a sim...
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2017-05-30
To House Judiciary - Civil Committee
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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2017-05-30
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Appropriations-Higher Education Committee; 014-002-001
ILHB2462EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3213EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Adds families that are not recipients of benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and that need child care assistance to participate in education and training activities to the lis...
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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-30
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
ILHB3131EnrollAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to collect and publicly report statistical data on the racial and ethnic demographics of program participants for each program administered by the Department. Prov...
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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2373EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2612EnrollAmends the Boundary Changes Article of the School Code. Makes changes concerning the purpose and applicability of the Article; defining "legal resident voter"; school districts in educational service regions of 2,000,000 or more inhabitants; changing...
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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2568EnrollAmends the State Designations Act. Designates milkweed as the official State wildflower of the State of Illinois. Effective immediately.
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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3449EngrossCreates the Geolocation Privacy Protection Act. Defines "geolocation information", "location-based application", and "private entity". Provides that a private entity may not collect, use, store, or disclose geolocation information from a location-bas...
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2017-05-30
Senate Floor Amendment No. 5 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted - Lost Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, & IT Committee; 005-002-003
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