Illinois Senator Heather Steans [D]

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ILSB3499IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that for facilities licensed by the Department of Public Health as ID/DD facilities or MC/DD facilities, the rates and reimbursements taking effect within 30 days after t...
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2020-07-15
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
ILSB2541PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Extends the time period that a hospital can qualify as a safety-net hospital. Makes changes to provisions concerning annual assessments on inpatient services for hospital providers for the period of July 1, 2020 t...
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2020-07-07
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0650
ILSB1864PassCreates the Health Care Affordability Act. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, in consultation with the Department of Insurance, to oversee a feasibility study to explore options to make health insurance more affordable for Ill...
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2020-07-07
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0649
ILSB1187IntroCreates the Right to Shop Act. Requires a carrier offering a health plan to develop and implement a program that provides incentives for enrollees in a health plan who elect to receive a comparable health care service from a provider that collects le...
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2020-06-24
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3492IntroAmends the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act. Provides that, notwithstanding any restrictions on relocation otherwise set forth in the Act, an Early Approval Adult Use Dispensing Organization License holder shall be permitted, upon application to the D...
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2020-06-24
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1379EngrossReinserts the provisions of Senate Amendment 1 with changes. Removes conforming changes concerning income and expense data, but retains the new Article concerning income-producing property. Provides that the term "income and expense data" include spe...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
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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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0357PassCreates the FY2021 Budget Implementation Act. Provides that the purpose of the Act is to make the changes in State programs that are necessary to implement the Governor's FY2021 budget recommendations. Effective immediately.
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2020-06-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0636
ILHB0123EngrossAmends the Tobacco Products Tax Act of 1995. Provides that specified components of an "electronic cigarette" do not include any solution or substance that contains cannabis subject to tax under the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Program Act or...
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2020-05-27
Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
ILHB2924EngrossAmends the Tobacco Products Tax Act of 1995. Provides that specified components of an "electronic cigarette" do not include any solution or substance that contains cannabis subject to tax under the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Program Act or...
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2020-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 5, 6
ILSB1829EngrossCreates the Workplace Transparency Act. Provides provisions for: prohibitions; voidable agreements; unconscionable terms; settlement or separation agreements; enforcement; application; limitations; and severability. Makes conforming changes in the Un...
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2020-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3731IntroAmends the Condominium Property Act. Provides that to sell a condominium property, there shall be the following percentage of affirmative votes of the unit owners: 75% for a property with 4 to 6 units (rather than 4 or more units); or 85% for a prope...
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2020-05-21
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
ILSB3851IntroCreates the Certified Professional Midwives Practice Act. Provides for the licensure of midwives by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and for certain limitations on the activities of licensed midwives. Creates the Illinois Midwi...
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2020-05-20
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Craig Wilcox
ILSB2970IntroAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that when operational needs indicate that reduction in the square footage of a leased property is necessary and in the best interests of the State, a contract for the lease of real property may be amende...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2343IntroAmends the Illinois Lottery Law. Requires the Department of the Lottery, beginning on July 1, 2020, to offer a special instant scratch-off game for child abuse prevention. Requires the net revenue from that game to be deposited into the Child Abuse P...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3062IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning an early childhood education block grant.
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2540IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that each Department of Corrections facility shall have at least one telephone for every 10 inmates in the facility.
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2495IntroAmends the Mental Health Early Action on Campus Act. Provides that if a public higher education institution issues student identification cards to its students, the institution must provide contact information for certain suicide prevention and menta...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2310IntroAmends the Government Severance Pay Act. Provides that a contract containing a severance pay provision must include, among other requirements, a requirement that if a provision to transition into a different position is included in the contract, then...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2345IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Includes, as a hate crime, the commission of specified criminal acts against a person because of the actual or perceived citizenship or immigration status of the person. Effective immediately.
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3098IntroAmends the State Property Control Act. Provides for the transfer of the remaining balance from the State Police Vehicle Maintenance Fund into the State Police Vehicle Fund. Dissolves the State Police Vehicle Maintenance Fund. Provides that any future...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3430IntroAmends the Illinois Freedom to Work Act. Extends the applicability of the Act to all employees. Provides that a covenant not to compete is illegal and void if the employee does not receive adequate consideration and the covenant is ancillary to a val...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2267IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that members of the General Assembly and the offices Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, Comptroller, and Treasurer shall be elected by ranked-choice voting. Provides for ranked-choi...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3336IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Expands the list of covered services under the medical assistance program to include services performed by a chiropractic physician licensed under the Medical Practice Act of 1987...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
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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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2490IntroAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Provides that the notice of a recipient's rights includes, if applicable, the recipient's right to request a transfer to a different Department of Human Services facility. Provides that a ...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3429IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that the State earned income tax credit shall be: (i) 19% of the federal tax credit for each taxable year beginning on or after January 1, 2022 and beginning before January 1, 2023; and (ii) 20% of the fed...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3501IntroCreates the Behavioral Health Workforce Education Center of Illinois Act. Creates the Behavioral Health Workforce Education Center of Illinois, to be administered by a specified public institution of higher education for the purpose of leveraging wor...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB1966EngrossAmends the Department of State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Director of State Police shall (rather than may) establish a statewide multi-jurisdictional Violent Crime Intelligence Task Force. Provides that...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2762IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning instruction.
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3530IntroAmends the Election Code. Changes the definition of "person with a disability" to include a person having an intellectual or developmental disability. Makes conforming changes throughout the Code. Requires an election authority to provide public noti...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2554IntroAmends the State Budget Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that "general funds" or "State general funds" as used under the Act includes the Pension Stabilization Fund. Amends the State Finance Act. Provides that for fiscal yea...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2484IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the medical assistance program shall cover charges incurred, and anesthetics provided, in conjunction with dental care that is provided to an individual in a hospita...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2499IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the medical assistance program shall provide coverage for routine care costs that are incurred in the course of an approved clinical trial if the medical assistance ...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2530IntroAmends the Workers' Compensation Act. Provides that any emergency services personnel, public safety personnel, or individuals licensed as emergency medical services personnel under the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act who have been diagno...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2328IntroAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall create and maintain an online database and resource page on its website. Provides that the database and resource page sha...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2287IntroAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities. Sets forth requirements concerning mandatory student fees, including the establishment of a system of internal controls over mandatory student fees, an assessment of each mandator...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3122IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that a statement of candidacy shall include a telephone number and email address, if any, for the candidate. Provides that a candidate seeking countywide office in Cook County shall include at least 5,000 but not mo...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3269IntroAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that within 30 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Department of Human Services and the Department of Healthcar...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3464IntroCreates the Medicaid Technical Assistance Center Act. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to establish a Medicaid Technical Assistance Center (Center). Provides that the Center shall operate as a cross-system educational resourc...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3337IntroAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to establish reimbursement rates that build toward livable wages for front-line personnel in residential and day programs and servic...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3385IntroCreates the Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Rate Equity Act. Provides that, beginning in 2023, and every State fiscal year thereafter, the General Assembly shall appropriate sufficient funds to the Department of Human Services to ensure gran...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3428IntroAmends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. In provisions concerning self-distribution exemptions for certain wine manufacturers, provides that those wine manufacturers may not be granted a self-distribution exemption if they are part of an affiliated gro...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3533IntroAmends the Abused, Neglected, or Dependent Minors Article of the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that if the minor is being restored to the custody of a parent, legal custodian, or guardian who lives outside of Illinois, and there is not an Inte...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3825IntroAmends the Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Act. Provides that the amendatory Act may be referred to as the Every Voice Act. Requires each higher education institution to conduct a sexual misconduct climate survey every 2 years of all s...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3758IntroAmends the Long-Term Care Provider Funding Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. In a provision concerning payment assessments imposed on long-term care providers, provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services is authorized to est...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3636IntroAmends the Hospital Licensing Act. Requires a hospital to provide a plan of correction to the Department of Public Health within 60 days if the hospital demonstrates a pattern or practice of failing to substantially comply with specified requirements...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3811IntroAmends the Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program Act. Provides that the Act applies to employers with at least one employee, rather than fewer than 25 employees. Provides for automatic increases in contributions. Makes changes regarding penalties fo...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3699IntroCreates the Safety in Electronic Smoking Act. Provides that it is unlawful for a person to sell or distribute specified electronic cigarettes and electronic cigarette packaging. Contains advertising and manufacturing requirements. Provides civil and ...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3793IntroAmends the Downstate and Chicago Teacher Articles of the Illinois Pension Code to require school districts to pay the employer normal cost of benefits beginning in fiscal year 2021. Amends the State Pension Funds Continuing Appropriation Act to appro...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
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