Illinois Senator Heather Steans [D]

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ILSB1381EnrollAmends 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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2017-11-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHJR0083PassUrges those in government to commit to working to change the culture that breeds sexual harassment.
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2017-11-20
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
ILSB0193EngrossAmends 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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2017-11-16
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
ILHB0137PassAmends the Governor Transition Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the orderly transition of the office of Governor.
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2017-11-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0553
ILSB0402PassAmends the Open Meetings Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning definitions.
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2017-11-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0554
ILSB1657EngrossCreates 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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2017-11-10
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1705EngrossAmends 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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2017-11-10
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0752EngrossAmends the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission Act. Provides that the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission shall be composed of 11 Commissioners (currently, members) that are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate. Requires at least 8 (...
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2017-11-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2462VetoAmends 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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2017-11-09
Override Governor Veto - Senate Lost 029-017-001
ILHB0302PassAmends 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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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0543
ILSB1607EnrollAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the prescription monitoring program.
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2017-11-09
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3649PassAmends the State Finance Act. Requires each State agency to report to the State Comptroller the aggregate dollar amount of all current liabilities held at the time of the report and an estimate of any interest penalties that have accrued under the St...
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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0552
ILSR1076PassCreates the Senate Task Force on Sexual Discrimination and Harassment Awareness and Prevention. Directs the Task Force to conduct a comprehensive review of the legal and social consequences of sexual discrimination and harassment, in both the public ...
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2017-11-09
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Karen McConnaughay
ILSB0772EnrollAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act by extending the repeal date of the Podiatric Medical Practice Act of 1987 from January 1, 2018 to January 1, 2028. Amends the Podiatric Medical Practice Act of 1987. Defines "email address of record" and "address of ...
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2017-11-09
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1322EnrollAmends 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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2017-11-08
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1353FailAmends 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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2017-11-08
Total Veto Stands
ILSB0868EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Secretary of State shall offer to each applicant for issuance or renewal of a driver's license or identification card who is 16 years of age or older (rather than 18 years of age or older) the oppor...
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2017-11-08
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3904PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall establish a Women's Correctional Services Division under the authority of a Chief of Women's Correctional Services, which must be a Senior Public Service Admini...
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2017-11-07
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
ILHJR0086PassUrges those in state government to commit to working to change the culture of racism within state government.
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2017-11-07
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
ILHB3211VetoAmends 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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2017-10-27
Bill Dead - No Positive Action Taken - Amendatory Veto
ILSB2235IntroAmends the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act. For provisions concerning hospital stroke care, defines "stroke" as brain, spinal cord, or retinal cell death attributable to ischemic or hemorrhagic infarction that is consistent with the most...
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2017-10-18
To Senate Assignments 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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2017-09-28
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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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0040PassAmends 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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2017-09-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0538
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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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0313PassAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Extends the repeal of the Nurse Practice Act from January 1, 2018 to January 1, 2028. Amends the Nurse Practice Act. Defines "focused assessment", "full practice authority", "oversight", and "postgraduate advanced pr...
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2017-09-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0513
ILSR0794PassUrges law enforcement to recognize white nationalist and neo-Nazi groups as terrorist organizations, and to pursue dismantling the criminal elements of these domestic terrorist organizations in the same manner as other manifestations of terrorism.
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2017-09-08
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
ILSB1933PassAmends 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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2017-08-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0464
ILSB0031PassAmends the State Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0463
ILHB2700PassAmends 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0378
ILHB1784PassAmends 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0359
ILHB3213PassAmends 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0387
ILHB0656PassAmends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. In a provision relating to employer contributions from special trust and federal funds, provides that, beginning July 1, 2017, the rate, expressed as a percentage of salary, shall be ...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0340
ILHB2465PassAmends 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0365
ILSB2046PassAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax checkoff for the Thriving Youth Income Tax Checkoff Fund. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Fund. Provides that moneys in the Fund shall be used by the Department of Human Services fo...
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0329
ILSB1692PassAmends 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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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0309
ILSB1688PassAmends 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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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0286
ILSB1869PassAmends the Legislative Information System Act. Provides that within one-year after the effective date of this amendatory Act, the Legislative Information System shall create a Spanish-language version of its website to provide legislative information...
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0320
ILHB2361PassAmends 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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2017-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0257
ILHB0375PassAmends 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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2017-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0247
ILHB3803PassAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Changes the offense of unlawful contact with streetgang members to unlawful participation in streetgang related activity. Provides that a person commits the offense when he or she knowingly commits any act in further...
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2017-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0279
ILHB2390PassAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Removes cap on restitution. Removes intent requirement for hate crime committed in or causing damage to a place of worship. Provides that as a condition of probation or conditional discharge for hate crime, the court...
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2017-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0260
ILHB2800PassAmends the Perinatal HIV Prevention Act. Provides that every health care professional who provides health care services to a pregnant person, unless a pregnant person already has a documented negative HIV status (currently, already been tested) durin...
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2017-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0265
ILSB0396PassCreates the Economic Development Act of 2017. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0209
ILSB1670PassAmends 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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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0234
ILHB3110PassCreates 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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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0153
ILHB3903PassAmends the School Code. Provides that there shall be no place of detention or criminal processing established or maintained on the grounds of any school. Effective immediately.
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0204
ILHB3502PassAmends the Protection and Advocacy for Mentally Ill Persons Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Act's purpose.
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0184
ILHB3215PassAmends the School Code. Requires a school district to make feminine hygiene products available, at no cost to students, in the bathrooms of school buildings. Provides that this requirement also applies to charter schools.
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0163
ILHB3711PassAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person also commits hate crime when, by reason of the actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or national origin of anoth...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0197
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