Illinois Senator Heather Steans [D]

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ILSB1424IntroCreates the Small Donor Democracy Matching System for Fair Elections Act. Amends the Election Code. Creates a small donor campaign contribution matching system for candidates for the offices of Governor, Attorney General, State Comptroller, State Tre...
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2017-04-26
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
ILSB1519EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Deletes a provision that requires Department of Juvenile Justice personnel who are hired by the Department and who participate or assist in the rehabilitative and vocational training of delinquent youths, super...
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2017-04-26
Chief House Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
ILSB1381IntroAmends the Public Utilities Act. Adds provisions to the Telecommunications Article concerning the transition of Large Electing Providers to Internet Protocol-based networks and service. Provides that beginning July 1, 2017, a Large Electing Provider ...
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2017-04-26
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
ILSB1933IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that the State Board of Elections and the Office of the Secretary of State shall establish an automatic voter registration program pursuant to an interagency contract and jointly-adopted rules. Provides that an appl...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Executive Committee
ILSB0396IntroCreates the Economic Development Act of 2017. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-04-26
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Transportation
ILSB0189EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that when the victim is under 18 years of age at the time of the offense, a prosecution for criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual assault, predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, aggravat...
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2017-04-26
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1688IntroAmends the Department of Professional Regulation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to consider certain mitigating factors and evidence of rehabilitation for certain appl...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Licensed Activities And Pensions Committee
ILSB1670IntroAmends the Gubernatorial Boards and Commissions Act. Provides that the Governor's Office of Boards and Commissions database shall include an application data field where an applicant may optionally disclose his or her sexual orientation for reporting...
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2017-04-26
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
ILHB2663EngrossAmends 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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2017-04-26
To Senate Education Committee
ILHB0109EngrossAppropriates $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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2017-04-26
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
ILHB0040EngrossAmends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Removes a provision prohibiting the non-contributory portion of a program of health-benefits from including the expenses of obtaining an abortion. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Removes a ...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3211EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) to identify and flag all college students who are potentially eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Provides that...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Human Services Committee
ILSB0084EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to make application to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services by July 1, 2017 for a State plan amendment to implement the Community First C...
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2017-04-25
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0193IntroAmends 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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2017-04-25
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 26, 2017
ILSB1322IntroAmends the Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Act of 2013. Provides that provisional licenses shall be awarded to every entity with a pending application for licensure on the effective date. Provides that the provisional licenses shall be award...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0955IntroAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall establish reimbursement rates which build toward livable wages for front-line personnel ...
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2017-04-25
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
ILSB1296IntroCreates 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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2017-04-25
To Senate Labor Committee
ILSB0982IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that no candidate for President or Vice-President of the United States shall appear on the official ballot for the general election if that candidate has not released his or her tax returns at least 5 days prior to ...
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2017-04-25
Chief Co-Sponsor Changed to Sen. Omar Aquino
ILSB1692IntroAmends the School Code to make changes to provisions concerning student athletes and concussions and head injuries. Provides that a school may appoint a physician assistant to serve on its concussion oversight team. With respect to a student who has ...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1657IntroCreates the Gun Dealer Licensing Act. Provides that it is unlawful for a person to engage in the business of selling, leasing, or otherwise transferring firearms without a license issued by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Pro...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2700EngrossAmends the Consent by Minors to Medical Procedures Act. Provides that provisions concerning the giving of consent to the performance of procedures or services apply to the giving of consent to the performance of procedures or services by a licensed o...
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2017-04-25
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 26, 2017
ILHB3110EngrossCreates the Social Services Contract Notice Act. Provides that the Act applies only to non-governmental service providers who deliver social services designed to ensure the health, safety, education, or welfare of Illinois residents on behalf of the ...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Human Services Committee
ILSB1695IntroAmends Public Act 99-524 to make supplemental appropriations. Reduces certain appropriations from the Commitment to Human Services Fund for funeral and burial expenses from $8,775,000 to $575,000. Appropriates $8,200,000 from the Personal Property Ta...
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2017-04-25
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
ILHB2361EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the City of Chicago may enact an ordinance providing for a noise monitoring system upon any portion of the roadway known as Lake Shore Drive. Defines "noise monitoring system". Effective immediately.
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2017-04-25
To Senate Transportation Committee
ILHB1784EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a driver of a motor vehicle may, subject to certain requirements, overtake and pass to the left of a bicycle proceeding in the same direction on a portion of a highway designated as a no-passing zone. P...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Transportation Committee
ILSB1985IntroAmends the Wildlife Code. Provides that it shall be unlawful to use lead ammunition to take wildlife in State parks or natural areas. Defines "lead ammunition" as a projectile containing one or more percent lead by weight. Makes conforming changes. E...
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2017-04-25
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILSR0353IntroUrges the creation of an environmental justice agenda.
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2017-04-25
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
ILHB0375EngrossAmends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that beginning January 1, 2018, all probationary officers employed by law enforcement agencies located in counties of more than 3,000,000 inhabitants, including probationary part-time officers and uni...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0031IntroAmends the State Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-24
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
ILSR0414IntroDesignates the date of May 17, 2017 as Illinois Epilepsy Advocacy Day in the State of Illinois.
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2017-04-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0316IntroAmends the Illinois Clinical Laboratory and Blood Bank Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-17
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
ILSB1353IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that for a person who is a resident in a facility licensed under the ID/DD Community Care Act, the Community-Integrated Living Arrangements Licensure and Certification Ac...
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2017-04-13
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
ILSJRCA0001IntroProposes to amend the Revenue Article of the Illinois Constitution. Removes a provision that provides that a tax on income shall be measured at a non-graduated rate. Provides that there may be one tax on the income of individuals and corporations (cu...
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2017-04-13
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
ILSB0552IntroAmends the Cannabis Control Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-13
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
ILSB0308IntroAmends the Illinois Underground Utility Facilities Damage Prevention Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-12
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
ILSB0850IntroAmends the Cigarette Tax Act. Requires the Department of Revenue to issue a request for proposal to acquire and use digital tax stamps. Provides that, upon implementation of the digital stamps, a stamp is considered affixed if 90% or more of the stam...
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2017-04-10
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
ILSB0615IntroAmends the Lobbyist Registration Act. Provides that no State employee or official, while employed by the State or serving as an appointee of the State, shall negotiate for employment or other compensation with any person or entity that is registered ...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB0643IntroAmends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides that the head and employees of a State agency affected by or involved in an investigation shall keep confidential and shall not disclose information exempted from disclosure under the Act ...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB0644IntroAmends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides that the Executive Inspector General may make a summary report and response of the ultimate jurisdictional authority or agency head available to the public if the Executive Ethics Commissi...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB0645IntroAmends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides that if an officer or employee objects to a request for information by an Executive Inspector General based on any applicable rights or protections under State or federal law, the officer ...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1406IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that if a public official candidate submits a Notification of Self-funding to the State Board of Elections, all other public officials or candidates, but not the public official or candidate who submitted the notifi...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1507IntroAmends the Counties Code. Changes the application of provisions concerning allowing management and mitigation of the effects of urbanization on stormwater drainage in metropolitan counties located in the area served by the Northeastern Illinois Plann...
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2017-04-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1559IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. In provisions concerning payment rates for nursing facilities, provides that facility-specific staffing levels and wages paid (rather than regional wage adjusters based on the Hea...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1291IntroCreates 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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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1557IntroAmends 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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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB0940IntroAmends the Developmental Disability and Mental Disability Services Act. Provides for the transition to community-based services of persons over 18 years of age with developmental disabilities in the State who qualify for Medicaid Waiver services, who...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1288IntroAmends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Provides that a craft distiller may make sales and deliveries to importing distributors and distributors and may make sales and deliveries of up to 25,000 gallons of spirits to retail licensees per year. Effecti...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1886IntroAmends the Cannabis Control Act, the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, and the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act. Reduces felony penalties for possession of cannabis, controlled substances, and methamphetamine to misdemeanors. Am...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB0642IntroAmends the Nurse Practice Act. In provisions concerning scope of practice, written collaborative agreements, temporary practice with a collaborative agreement, prescriptive authority with a collaborative agreement, titles, advertising, continuing edu...
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2017-04-06
Sponsor Removed Sen. Emil Jones, III
ILSB1522IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to develop, by rule, a process by which a facility experiencing cash flow problems can request a hardship payment from a managed care organization as an ad...
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2017-04-06
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2017
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