Illinois Senator Heather Steans [D]

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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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2017-05-18
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 19, 2017
ILHB3213EngrossAmends 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
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 19, 2017
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
ILHB2462EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-16
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
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
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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2017-05-10
Motion Filed to Reconsider Vote Sen. Don Harmon
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
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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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB0316IntroAmends the Illinois Clinical Laboratory and Blood Bank Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
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
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 27, 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
ILSB1405IntroAmends 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 Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Act of 2013 or the Community-Integrated Living Arrangements ...
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2017-04-06
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
ILSB0655IntroAmends the Medical Practice Act of 1987. Provides that every physician shall report to the Secretary of State certain medical conditions of a driver that are likely to cause loss of consciousness or any loss of ability to safely operate a motor vehic...
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2017-03-17
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0397IntroCreates the Economic Development Act of 2017. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-03-17
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2169IntroAppropriates $11,692,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Public School Teachers' Pension and Retirement Fund of Chicago for the State's contribution for retirement contributions under a specified provision of the Chicago Teacher Article of the I...
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2017-03-01
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2045IntroAmends the Arthritis Prevention, Control, and Cure Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-02-10
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1520IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning an assessment on inpatient services that is imposed on hospital providers.
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2017-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1407IntroCreates the Freedom of Choice Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1521IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the hospital rate reform payment system.
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2017-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1508IntroAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the powers and duties of the Human Rights Commission.
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2017-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1408IntroCreates the Under-invested Neighborhoods Employment Program Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0939IntroAmends the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-02-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0839IntroAmends the Local Government Property Transfer Act. Makes a technical change in the definitions Section of the Act.
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2017-02-01
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0737IntroAmends the Cannabis Control Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-01-30
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0738IntroAmends the Cannabis Control Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-01-30
To Senate Assignments Committee
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