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ILHB4317PassAmends the Service Member Residential Property Act. Provides that if a service member who has entered into certain residential leases is killed in action or while on active duty, then the immediate family or dependents of the service member may termi...
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2018-07-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0616
ILHB1443PassAmends the Community Health Center Expansion Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the reporting requirement for grant recipients.
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2018-07-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0614
ILHB2354PassCreates 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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2018-07-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0607
ILHB4163EnrollAmends 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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2018-07-09
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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2018-07-02
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-07-02
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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2018-07-02
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0810IntroDesignates October 2018 as "Zombie Preparedness Month" in the State of Illinois, and urges all Illinoisans to educate themselves about natural disasters and take steps to create a stockpile of food, water, and other emergency supplies that can last u...
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2018-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1467EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning first degree murder.
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2018-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5101IntroAmends the Public Utilities Act. In provisions concerning services provided by electric utilities to alternative retail electric suppliers, requires that customers are enrolled with an alternative retail electric supplier through the municipal aggreg...
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2018-07-02
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHR1120IntroSupports the Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy and the work of stakeholders on the continued implementation of the Strategy.
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2018-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHR1098IntroCreates the Black History Curriculum Task Force to conduct an audit of every Illinois school district's history curriculum from K-12 to review the following: (1) Does the district's curricular material no matter the format contain a current unit on A...
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2018-07-02
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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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4242EnrollAmends the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that a unit of local government, school district, community college district, or other local taxing body shall provide notice to the public if the unit of local government, school district, community co...
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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4751EnrollAmends the State Treasurer Act. Modifies and reorganizes the provisions of a Section concerning the College Savings Pool. Provides that the State Treasurer may establish and administer a College Savings Pool as a qualified tuition program under the I...
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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
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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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4516EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, and the Voluntary Health Services Plans Act to require coverage for hearing instruments and related services for all individuals under the age of 18 when a hearing care prof...
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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4467EnrollAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. In a Section concerning a police officer or fire officer survivor grant, provides that, with respect to disabled police and fire officers, natural children need not be born before the disability occ...
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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB5721EnrollAmends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Adds to the definition of "school action". Provides that, beginning on July 1, 2019, the facility performance standards published by the district must include the performance standards of...
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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4687EnrollAmends the Guardians for Adults With Disabilities Article of the Probate Act of 1975. Provides that an adult child, spouse, adult grandchild, parent, adult sibling, or other interested person (instead of an adult child) may petition for visitation pr...
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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4234EnrollCreates the Farmer Equity Act. Provides that the Department of Agriculture shall ensure the inclusion of socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers, including socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers in urbanized areas, in the development, adopti...
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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4799EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that, in every public school maintaining any of grades kindergarten through 8, there shall be instruction, study, and discussion of effective methods for the prevention and avoidance of traffic injuries related to wal...
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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB5201EnrollAmends the Counties Code. Creates a mechanics lien demand and referral pilot program. Provides that in counties with a code hearing unit, a recorder may adopt rules establishing a mechanics lien demand and referral process for residential property af...
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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1595EnrollAmends the Minimum Wage Law. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the application of the Act.
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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
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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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB5175EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2019, in fixing the salaries of teachers, a school board shall pay those who serve on a full-time basis a rate not less than $40,000 per year. Removes a provision providing for a periodic teach...
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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
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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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB5749EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Department of Transportation and local authorities, with respect to highways under their respective jurisdictions, in their discretion and upon application in writing may issue a special permit auth...
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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB5020EnrollAmends the Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois Act. Provides that the Program Board created to administer the grant program authorized by the Act shall be comprised of 11 (rather than 21) members. Effective immediately.
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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4781EnrollAmends the Higher Education Veterans Service Act. Requires a public college or university to use its best efforts to hire a veteran of the armed services as the Coordinator of Veterans and Military Personnel Student Services. Effective immediately.
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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4290EnrollMakes appropriations to various agencies for prior year costs for personal services and State contributions to Social Security. Effective immediately .
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2018-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4309EnrollCreates the Frail Individual Family Visitation Protection Act. Provides that the Act may be referred to as the Kasem/Baksys Visitation Law. Defines "frail individual" and other terms. Provides that if a caregiver unreasonably prevents a family member...
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2018-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB5047EnrollAmends the Presumptively Void Transfers Article of the Probate Act of 1975. Includes a civil union partner within the scope of the term "family member" and includes a transfer on death instrument within the scope of the term "transfer instrument". Ma...
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2018-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB5696EnrollCreates 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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2018-06-27
Sent to the Governor
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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2018-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB5814EnrollAmends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Provides that interest penalties that may be payable under the Act, as provided under specified Sections of the Illinois Insurance Code, shall be paid from a separate appropriation from each fun...
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2018-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHR1178IntroUrges Governor Bruce Rauner to reverse his previous stance by pledging that no state resources will be used to assist the Trump Administration in carrying out its policies at the border, and that he call on the Acting Inspector General of the Departm...
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2018-06-27
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILHB5914IntroAmends the Freedom of Information Act to provide that in the case of sexual assault or sexual abuse by school district personnel, nothing in the Act prohibits a school district from disclosing disciplinary records of school district personnel. Amends...
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2018-06-27
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
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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2018-06-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2018-06-22
Sent to the Governor
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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2018-06-22
Sent to the Governor
ILHB5157EnrollAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that after the court has placed a minor in the care of a temporary custodian, any party may apply to the court to grant the temporary custodian the authority to serve as a surrogate decision maker for t...
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2018-06-22
Sent to the Governor
ILHB5599EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law or administrative rule to the contrary, beginning in fiscal year 2019, the specified threshold for working families must be no less than 185% of the then-cu...
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2018-06-22
Sent to the Governor
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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2018-06-22
Sent to the Governor
ILHB5104EnrollAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Deletes provision that the Department of Corrections shall require the committed person receiving medical or dental services on a non-emergency basis to pay a $5 co-payment to the Department for each visit for ...
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2018-06-22
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4790EnrollCreates the Compost-Amended Soil Construction Act. Provides that any State agency that undertakes a construction project that requires the use of offsite soil and that is located within 20 miles of any Illinois Environmental Protection Agency-permitt...
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2018-06-22
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4377EnrollAmends 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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2018-06-21
Sent to the Governor
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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2018-06-21
Sent to the Governor
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