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ILSB0955EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-24
[Hearing: May 25 @ 9:00 am]
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
ILSB1381EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-24
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2046EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-24
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1933EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-24
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1692EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-24
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB0396EngrossCreates the Economic Development Act of 2017. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-05-24
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
ILSB1688EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-24
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
ILSB1670EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-24
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0031EngrossAmends the State Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-24
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILSB0552IntroAmends the Cannabis Control Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-24
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Criminal Law; 009-001-000
ILSB1869EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-24
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB0006EngrossMakes appropriations to agencies for costs incurred prior to July 1, 2017. Effective immediately, but this Act does not take effect at all unless Senate Bills 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, and 13 of the 100th General Assembly become law.
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2017-05-24
Motion to Suspend Rule 21 - Prevailed
ILSB0009EngrossCreates the Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax Act. Imposes a tax on distributors of bottled sugar-sweetened beverages, syrups, or powders at the rate of $0.01 per ounce of bottled sugar-sweetened beverages sold or offered for sale to a retailer for sale i...
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2017-05-24
Motion to Suspend Rule 21 - Prevailed
ILSB0704IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that the State Board of Education is, subject to appropriation, authorized to award competitive grants under a Safe Schools and Healthy Learning Environments Program. Provides that under the program, selected school d...
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2017-05-24
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 25, 2017
ILSB1424EngrossCreates 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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2017-05-23
[Hearing: May 30 @ 9:00 am]
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
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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2017-05-23
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
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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2017-05-22
To Senate Executive Committee
ILSB0982EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-22
[Hearing: May 30 @ 9:00 am]
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
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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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILSB1353EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-19
[Hearing: May 25 @ 9:00 am]
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILSB1870EngrossAmends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act and the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Expands the definition of "neglected child" under both Acts to include a child whose umbilical cord tissue contains any amount of a controlled substance as define...
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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILSB0308EngrossAmends the Illinois Underground Utility Facilities Damage Prevention Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-19
Third Reading - Short Debate - Lost 046-050-000
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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2017-05-19
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
ILSB0084EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-18
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1519EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-18
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-18
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
ILSB0189EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-18
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-18
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILSB0981IntroAmends 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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2017-05-17
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
ILSR0414PassDesignates the date of May 17, 2017 as Illinois Epilepsy Advocacy Day in the State of Illinois.
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2017-05-17
Resolution Adopted
ILSB1337IntroAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning taxes on soft drinks imposed by home rule municipalities.
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2017-05-17
Senate Floor Amendment No. 4 Recommend Do Adopt Local Government; 007-002-000
ILSR0523IntroDisapproves Executive Order 2017-02 in its entirety.
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2017-05-16
To Senate Executive Committee
ILSB0020IntroAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-16
To Senate Executive Committee
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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2017-05-12
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
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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2017-05-12
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILSB1754IntroCreates the Home Birth Safety 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 Midwifery Board. Sets forth ...
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2017-05-12
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
ILSB0233IntroAmends the Burn Injury Reporting Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-12
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Postponed - Judiciary
ILSR0353IntroUrges the creation of an environmental justice agenda.
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2017-05-11
Placed on Calendar Order of Secretary's Desk Resolutions May 12, 2017
ILSB0868EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-10
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0938EngrossAmends 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 physician ...
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2017-05-09
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1322EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-09
To House Rules 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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2017-05-09
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. John J. Cullerton
ILSB1122EngrossAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the purpose of the Act.
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2017-05-09
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1661IntroAmends the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois the Department of State Police Law. Amends the Uniform Peace Officers' Disciplinary Act. Provides that it shall not be a requirement of a person filing a complaint against a State Police Officer to hav...
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2017-05-09
To Senate Assignments 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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2017-05-08
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
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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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-05-05
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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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
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