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ILSB2854EngrossAmends the Election Code. Except for provisions with references to a committeeman and committeewoman, changes references from "committeeman" to "committeeperson" and makes related changes throughout the Code. Changes references from "chairman" to "ch...
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2018-12-05
Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. John J. Cullerton
ILHB4515PassAmends the Medical Practice Act of 1987. Exempts physicians from disciplinary action by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation based solely upon the licensee's recommendation or provision of a treatment method for Lyme disease or oth...
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2018-11-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1137
ILHB4771PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Human Services and the Department of Healthcare and Family Services' Office of the Inspector General to perform the following actions to ensure that applicants submit completed applicati...
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2018-11-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1141
ILSB3174EngrossAmends the Illinois Oil and Gas Act. Provides that wells with horizontal or directional extensions from a vertical bore hole shall not be classified as confidential. Provides that the length and direction of these wells shall be included in the Depar...
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2018-11-29
Third Reading - Short Debate - Passed 105-000-000
ILSB0034PassAmends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-11-29
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1115
ILSB0021EnrollAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Department's powers and duties.
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2018-11-29
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0938EnrollAmends 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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2018-11-28
Passed Both Houses
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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2018-11-28
Alternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
ILSB0752EnrollAmends 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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2018-11-28
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2273FailAmends the Election Code. Provides that the Electronic Registration Information Center shall provide the exclusive interstate voter registration program for the State. Provides that the State Board of Elections shall not share identification records ...
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2018-11-28
Total Veto Stands
ILSB2898EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that licensed medically complex for the developmentally disabled facilities (MC/DD) (rather than licensed long-term care facilities for persons under 22 years of age) that serve severely and chronically i...
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2018-11-28
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2857VetoAmends the State Treasurer Act. Provides that the State Treasurer may retain an administrative charge for both the costs of services associated with the deposit of moneys that are remitted directly to the State Treasurer and the investment or safekee...
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2018-11-28
Bill Dead - Amendatory Veto
ILSB3101EngrossAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Contains provisions requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to create a State beneficiary mitigation plan in accordance with specified consent decrees. Provides that the Agency shall establish the Volksw...
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2018-11-28
To House Environment Committee
ILHB4163VetoAmends 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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2018-11-28
Bill Dead - No Positive Action Taken - Amendatory Veto
ILSB0035FailAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-11-28
Total Veto Stands
ILHB4096FailAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall require each Medicaid Managed Care Organization to list as preferred on the Medicaid Managed Care Organization...
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2018-11-28
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHB2624FailCreates the Health Insurance Rate Review Act. Creates the independent quasi-judicial Health Insurance Rate Review Board to ensure insurance rates are reasonable and justified. Sets forth duties and prohibited activities concerning the Board. Creates ...
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2018-11-28
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILSB1469EngrossAmends the Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall work with the Farmers' Market Task Force to address farmers' market vendor complaints regarding the reasonableness of local health departments' f...
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2018-11-28
Motion Filed to Reconsider Vote Sen. Heather A. Steans
ILSB3249EngrossAmends the School Code. With regard to the textbook block grant program, provides that the textbooks authorized to be purchased must accurately portray the diversity of our society, including the role and contributions of people protected under the I...
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2018-11-07
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2387EngrossAmends the Illinois Trust and Payable on Death Accounts Act. Makes a technical change to the short title Section.
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2018-11-07
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2555IntroAmends the Agricultural Areas Conservation and Protection Act. Provides that an agricultural area, at the creation of any such area, shall not be less than 350 acres in all counties with a population under 100,000 (rather than (600,000) and not less ...
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2018-09-30
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3186EngrossAmends the State Finance Act. Provides that beginning on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly, all moneys collected and payable to the Department of State Police under specified provision of the Unified Code of Corr...
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2018-09-30
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1122EngrossAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the purpose of the Act.
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2018-09-04
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3160IntroAmends 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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2018-09-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0336PassAmends the Party Line Emergency Act. Makes a technical change concerning the short title.
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2018-08-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1114
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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2018-08-27
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
ILSB2858PassAmends the Deposit of State Moneys Act. Provides that whenever the total amount of vouchers presented to the Comptroller exceeds the funds available in the general funds by $1,000,000,000 or more, the State Treasurer may invest or reinvest any State ...
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2018-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1107
ILHB2617PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code to provide that a policy of accident or health insurance shall provide coverage for medically necessary expenses for standard fertility preservation services when a necessary medical treatment may directly or indire...
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2018-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1102
ILSB2298PassCreates the Industrial Hemp Act. Provides that a person desiring to grow, cultivate, or process industrial hemp or industrial hemp products must be licensed by the Department of Agriculture. Provides that the application for a license shall include t...
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2018-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1091
ILSB0020PassAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1066
ILSB3109PassAmends the Department of Professional Regulation Law. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional regulation shall allow an applicant to provide his or her individual taxpayer identification number as an alternative to provide a social...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1078
ILSB3488PassCreates the Anti-Registry Program Act. Provides that no agent or agency shall use any moneys, facilities, property, equipment, or personnel of the agency to participate in or provide support in any manner for the creation, publication, or maintenance...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1088
ILHB4949PassAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that it is an unlawful practice for any person to engage in misleading or false advertising or promotion that misrepresents the need to seek mental health disorder or substance ...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1058
ILHB4146PassAmends the Managed Care Reform and Patient Rights Act. In provisions concerning transition of services, provides that the health care plan shall not modify an enrollee's coverage of a drug during the plan year if the drug has been previously approved...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1052
ILSB2421PassAmends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Authorizes the issuance or renewal of a license authorizing the sale of alcoholic liquor at premises located within 100 feet of a specific church located in the City of Chicago. Effective immediately.
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2018-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1036
ILHB4383PassAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that disenrollment of a Medicaid enrollee from a managed care organization under contract with the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall be in accordance wit...
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2018-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0950
ILSB0574PassAmends the Local Governmental and Governmental Employees Tort Immunity Act. Makes a technical change in the short title Section.
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2018-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0966
ILSB2424PassAmends the Continuum of Care Services for the Developmentally Disabled Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0924
ILSB3503PassAmends the Counties Code. Provides that on or before June 1, 2019, every facility that houses a circuit court room shall include at least one lactation room or area for members of the public to express breast milk in private that is located outside t...
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0947
ILHB5109PassCreates the Community Behavioral Health Care Professional Loan Repayment Program Act. Creates the Community Behavioral Health Care Professional Loan Repayment Program to be administered by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. Provides that the...
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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0862
ILHB4908PassAmends the School Code. Provides that all children in kindergarten and the second, sixth, and ninth grades (rather than all children in kindergarten and the second and sixth grades) of any public, private, or parochial school shall have a dental exam...
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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0829
ILHB5077PassAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that if a minor is committed to the Department of Juvenile Justice, the clerk of the court shall forward to the Department the sentencing order and copies of committing petition and an accurate reportin...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0765
ILHB5110PassAmends the Clinical Social Work and Social Work Practice Act and the Professional Counselor and Clinical Professional Counselor Licensing and Practice Act. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall (rather than may) ...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0766
ILHB5111PassCreates the Behavioral Health Workforce Act. Creates the Behavioral Health Education Center, administered by a teaching or research State university, or both. Provides that the Center shall be operational on or before July 1, 2019. Provides that the ...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0767
ILHB5245PassAmends the Sexual Assault Survivors Emergency Treatment Act. Adds various provisions concerning requirements for hospitals and pediatric health care facilities in relation to pediatric sexual assault care. Provides that a hospital licensed under the ...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0775
ILSB2433PassAmends the Currency Exchange Act. Defines "government assistance check", "government check", "payroll check", "printed", and "protected class". Provides additional considerations by the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation for determini...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0704
ILSB2606PassAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that each State agency entering into or maintaining a contract for the purchase of food under the Code shall adopt a policy that permits the donation of leftover food procured by State funds. Provides th...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0709
ILHB5148PassAmends the School Code. Provides that course material and instruction in a sex education course shall include, with an emphasis on the workplace environment and life on a college campus, material and discussion on what constitutes sexual consent and ...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0684
ILHB4757PassAmends the Illinois Promotion Act. Provides that moneys that are required to be deposited into the Tourism Promotion Fund from the proceeds of the tax imposed under the Hotel Operators' Occupation Tax Act shall be deposited directly into the Tourism ...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0678
ILSB2436PassAmends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. In a provision prohibiting the issuance or renewal of licenses to sell alcoholic liquor at retail within 100 feet of churches, schools, hospitals, and certain other buildings, provides that a local liquor contro...
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2018-08-02
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0663
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