Illinois Senator Emil Jones [D]

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ILHB1268EnrollAmends the Clinical Social Work and Social Work Practice Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning social security numbers.
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2019-12-13
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1269EnrollAmends the Embalming Fluid Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-12-13
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2104EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that no vehicle repair facility or installer may use repair specifications or procedures that are not in compliance with the original equipment manufacturer for those parts. Amends the Automotive Collision...
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2019-12-13
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1784EnrollAmends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Modifies the disclosure of economic interests Article to provide for separate provisions concerning statements of economic interests to be filed with the Secretary of State and the county clerk respectivel...
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2019-12-12
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0449EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a financial oversight panel's powers.
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2019-12-11
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0177PassAmends the Motor Fuel Tax Law. Provides that no municipality, county, or road district that received motor fuel tax distributions totaling more than $1,000,000 in the previous State fiscal year shall receive a future distribution of motor fuel tax mo...
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2019-12-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0601
ILSB0222PassAmends 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 rebate card that charges dormancy fees or other post-issuance fees. Defines "rebate card".
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2019-12-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0597
ILSB1639PassAmends the Personnel Code. Provides that no person may be appointed from any eligible list unless that person becomes a resident of the State of Illinois within 3 months from the first day of employment.
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2019-12-05
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0595
ILSB1786EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the amendatory Act may be referred to as the License to Work Act. Deletes language providing that all notices sent to a person involved in an administrative proceeding shall state that failure to satisf...
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2019-11-25
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1297IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that 30 days after the effective date of the bill, the Department of Transportation shall conduct a study evaluating automated traffic law enforcement systems in this State. Provides that on or before Decemb...
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2019-11-14
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
ILSR0760PassMourns the death of Robert Earl Washington.
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2019-11-14
Resolution Adopted
ILHJR0093PassCreates the Joint Commission on Ethics and Lobbying Reform to review and make recommendations for changes to the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act, the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act, the Lobbyist Registration Act, the Public Officers Prohib...
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2019-11-14
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler
ILSB2309IntroCreates the Unidentified Patient Act. Provides that the Act may be referred to as the Elisha Brittman Law. Provides that upon the arrival of an unidentified patient into a hospital's emergency department the hospital shall take specified efforts towa...
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2019-11-14
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0471EngrossAmends the Labor Dispute Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-11-13
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1407EngrossCreates the Illinois Hazardous Materials Workforce Training Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2019-11-12
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
ILSB0115EngrossAmends the State Finance Act. Modifies a Section concerning moneys in the Audit Expense Fund to provide for the transfer of moneys from specified funds into the Audit Expense Fund. Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.
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2019-11-12
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Postponed Public Health
ILSB1827EngrossAmends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Creates a uniform statement of economic interest form that must be completed by all persons who are required to file that form under the Act. Changes the nature of the required disclosures that must be mad...
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2019-11-06
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1679IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that beginning in State fiscal year 2020, the specified income threshold shall be no less than 200% of the then-current federal poverty level for each family size. Effective July 1, 2019.
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2019-11-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1972IntroCreates 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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2019-11-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1379EngrossAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that, in counties with 3,000,000 or more inhabitants, taxpayers of income producing property shall submit income and expense data related to the property annually to the chief county assessment officer. Provides...
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2019-11-04
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2267EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the Chicago Board of Education at the general primary election in 2020 only as a nonpartisan election on a separate ballot. Provides that a member of the Chicago Board of Education shall be elect...
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2019-10-30
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2132IntroCreates the Clean Energy Jobs Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2019-10-24
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
ILHB3394PassAmends the Business Corporation Act of 1983. Provides that, no later than the close of the 2020 calendar year, a publicly held domestic or foreign corporation whose principal executive offices, according to the corporation's SEC 10-K form, are locate...
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2019-08-28
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
ILSB0651PassAmends the Public Utilities Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title and applicability of the Electric Service Customer Choice and Rate Relief Law of 1997.
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2019-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0590
ILSB1239PassAmends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Provides that any report received by the Department of Children and Family Services alleging the abuse or neglect of a child by a person who is not the child's parent, a member of the child's immed...
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0583
ILSB1524PassCreates the Illinois Student Loan Investment Act. Provides for the establishment, operation, and administration of the Student Investment Account by the State Treasurer. Provides that the State Treasurer shall establish fees to cover the costs of adm...
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0586
ILSB0037PassAmends the Downstate Firefighter Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Requires a unit of local government of 5,000 or more inhabitants that employs a firefighter who is a full-time firefighter in a different downstate firefighter pension fund to mak...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0522
ILSB1257PassAmends the Property Tax Code. In a Section concerning the Senior Citizens Homestead Exemption, provides that in all counties (now, in counties with less than 3,000,000 inhabitants), the county board may by resolution provide that if a person has been...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0545
ILSB1429PassAmends the Evidence Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that evidence of a person's immigration status is not admissible in any civil proceeding unless: it is essential to prove an element of a claim or an affirmative defense; or a perso...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0550
ILSB1641PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) to identify and flag college students who are potentially eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Provides that the...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0560
ILHB2304PassAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to establish a Youth Training and Education in the Building Trades Program to award grants to community-based organizations for the purpose of establishing trainin...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0469
ILHB3606PassCreates the Student Online Personal Protection Act of 2019. Provides for legislative intent and definitions. Provides for operator prohibitions, operator duties, school authority prohibitions, school authority duties, State Board of Education duties,...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0516
ILSB1780PassCreates the Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act. Defines terms. Provides for: applicability; relation to other law; service; notice by posting; commissioners; determination of value; cotenant buyout; partition alternatives; considerations for par...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0565
ILSB1573PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes technical changes to specify in provisions concerning provisional eligibility for long-term care services that: (i) the Department of Healthcare and Family Services must maintain the applicant's provisional ...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0559
ILSB1290PassCreates the Immigrant Tenant Protection Act. Defines terms. Provides that, with exceptions, a landlord shall not: (1) threaten to disclose or actually disclose information regarding or relating to the immigration or citizenship status of a tenant to ...
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2019-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0439
ILHB0252PassAmends 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. Provid...
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2019-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0430
ILHB0822PassAmends the Care of Students with Diabetes Act. Provides that a school may maintain a supply of glucagon medication in any secure location that is accessible before, during, or after school where a student is most at risk, including, but not limited t...
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2019-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0428
ILSB1610PassAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that if the defendant is arraigned on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act and the court fails to advise the defendant before the acceptance of a plea of guilty, guilty but mentally...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0409
ILSB1411PassAmends the Sexual Assault Evidence Submission Act. Provides that the State Police shall by rule establish a sexual assault evidence tracking system that conforms to the recommendations made by the Sexual Assault Evidence Tracking and Reporting Commis...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0377
ILSB1735PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that for purposes of determining eligibility and the amount of assistance under the Code, the Department of Human Services and local governmental units shall exclude from consideration, for a period of no...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0415
ILHB2895PassAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall ensure that all hospitals require specified employees to complete educational training on t...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0390
ILSB1221PassAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Extends the repeal of the Medical Practice Act of 1987 from December 31, 2019 to December 31, 2029. Effective immediately.
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0316
ILSB0024PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that no rail carrier shall operate a train or light engine used in connection with the movement of freight unless it has an operating crew consisting of at least 2 individuals. Provides that the minimum frei...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0294
ILSB1684PassAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Extends the repeal date of the Illinois Architecture Practice Act of 1989 from January 1, 2020 to January 1, 2030. Amends the Illinois Architecture Practice Act of 1989. Removes language requiring an applicant who ha...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0346
ILSB1872PassAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Extends the repeal date of the Real Estate License Act of 2000 from January 1, 2020 to January 1, 2030. Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0357
ILSB1674PassAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Extends the repeal date of the Auction License Act from January 1, 2020 to January 1, 2030. Effective immediately.
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0345
ILSB1460PassAmends the School Code. Provides that priority in the distribution of funds appropriated for the Illinois Teaching Excellence Program must be given to a qualified educator employed by an Organizational Unit assigned to Tier 1 under the evidence-based...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0333
ILHB0246PassAmends the School Code. With regard to the textbook block grant program, provides that the textbooks authorized to be purchased must include the roles and contributions of all people protected under the Illinois Human Rights Act and must be non-discr...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0227
ILSB1744PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that prior to release of a person on parole, mandatory supervised release, final discharge, or pardon the Department of Corrections shall screen every person for Medicaid eligibility. Requires correcti...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0351
ILSB0075PassCreates the Hotel and Casino Employee Safety Act. Requires hotels and casinos to adopt anti-sexual harassment policies and make panic buttons available to certain employees. Prohibits retaliation against an employee for using a panic button, availing...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0221
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