Illinois Senator Jacqueline Collins [D]

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ILSB0858EnrollAmends the Illinois Freedom to Work Act. Provides that "low-wage employee" means an employee whose earnings do not exceed the greater of (1) the hourly rate equal to the minimum wage required by the applicable federal, State, or local minimum wage la...
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2017-06-22
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0931EnrollAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that the public agency that is the custodian or guardian of the minor shall file a written report with the court no later than 15 days after a minor in the agency's care remains: (1) in a shelter placem...
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2017-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3167EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Human Services to conduct and regularly update a study on the early childhood workforce at least once every 3 years. Provides that the study shall: (i) describe the professional developm...
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2017-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3376EnrollAmends the Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities Act. Provides that a home care consumer in the Department of Human Services' Home Services Program has the right and discretion to: (i) select and hire a personal assistant or other individual pr...
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2017-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0055EnrollAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that August 4th of each year is designated as Barack Obama Day.
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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
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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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
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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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2388EnrollCreates the Child Abuse Awareness Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2663EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2426EnrollAmends the School Code. In provisions concerning the Early Childhood Education Block Grant, provides that (i) the requirement to fund programs for children ages 0-3 applies to funds distributed by this State and funds distributed to the Chicago schoo...
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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1697EnrollAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that it is a violation for an employer to impose as a condition of obtaining or retaining employment any term or condition that requires a person to violate or forgo a sincerely held practice of his or h...
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2017-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1413EnrollAmends the Vital Records Act. Provides that a person shall not be required to pay a search fee for a birth record search or an additional fee for a certified copy of the record upon the person's release on parole, mandatory supervised release, final ...
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2017-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2371EnrollAmends the Data Security on State Computers Act. Requires State employees to annually undergo training by the Department of Innovation and Technology concerning cybersecurity. Allows the Department to make the training an online course. Requires the ...
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2017-06-13
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1805EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-13
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2034PassAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that for the purposes of the offense of threatening a public official or human service provider, "public official" includes a social worker, caseworker, attorney, or investigator employed by the Department o...
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2017-06-13
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
ILHB3054EnrollAmends the Circuit Courts Act. Provides that every circuit court judge shall announce that a person can file a complaint against him or her, prior to calling the first case of the day, and that a person can pick up a form with instructions on filing ...
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2017-06-09
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2738EnrollAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that all of the institutions and facilities of the Department of Corrections shall permit every committed person to receive in-person visitors, except in case of abuse of the visiting privilege or when...
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2017-06-09
Sent to the Governor
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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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
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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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1706IntroAmends the Use of Credit Information in Personal Insurance Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning definitions.
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2017-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1690EngrossAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that a person charged with an offense shall be allowed counsel at the hearing at which bail is determined under the Code. Provides that if the defendant desires counsel for his or her initial ap...
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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0552EngrossAmends the Cannabis Control Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0903EngrossAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that any person incarcerated on a bailable offense who does not supply bail and against whom a fine is levied on conviction of such offense shall be allowed a credit of $30 (rather than $5) for ...
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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0705EngrossAmends the Higher Education Veterans Service Act. Provides that a required survey and guidebook shall be made available on the homepage of a campus website or a veteran Internet link (instead of just the survey being made available on the homepage of...
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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0011PassEncourages the Illinois State Board of Education and each school district in this State to consider the benefits of the attendance awareness campaign "Every Student Counts, Every Day Matters" encouraged by the Illinois Attendance Commission.
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2017-05-31
Adopted Both Houses
ILSB1980EngrossAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that upon verified application by the Sheriff in whose custody the defendant has been remanded (in addition to current application by the State, the defendant, or the court on its own motion) th...
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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSR0353PassUrges the creation of an environmental justice agenda.
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2017-05-31
Resolution Adopted
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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2017-05-31
To House Rules 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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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0569EngrossAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Makes a technical change in the short title Section.
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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSR0492PassEncourages schools to offer Breakfast After the Bell to students via alternative delivery methods, such as Breakfast in the Classroom, Grab n' Go, and Second Chance Breakfast.
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2017-05-31
Resolution Adopted
ILSB1993EngrossAmends the Court of Claims Act. Absent an enacted appropriation in any State fiscal year, makes a continuing appropriation to the Court of Claims of all amounts necessary for the purposes of paying claims for time unjustly served in prisons of this S...
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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSR0563PassMourns the death of Robert C. Barksdale of Chicago.
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2017-05-31
Resolution Adopted
ILSB2212IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Adds provisions concerning public interest enforcement. Provides that in certain circumstances an action may be brought in a circuit court by a person in the public interest to enforce standards or requirement...
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2017-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2073IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that at least 9 (rather than 6) members appointed to the Prisoner Review Board must have had at least 5 (rather than 3) years' experience in the field of juvenile matters including a post-graduate degr...
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2017-05-30
To Senate Criminal Law Committee
ILHB0768EngrossAmends the Charter Schools Law of the School Code. Removes provisions allowing the State Charter School Commission to reverse a school board's decision to deny, revoke, or not renew a charter; makes related changes. Provides that if a charter school ...
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2017-05-30
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
ILSR0337PassDeclares May 28, 2017 as a day of remembrance for the 1917 East St. Louis Race Riot.
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2017-05-29
Resolution Adopted
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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2017-05-26
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0696IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Director of Corrections may transfer persons committed to the Department other than addicts, alcoholics, or intoxicated persons who may be subject to involuntary admission or who meets the sta...
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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0680EngrossAmends the Safe Pharmaceutical Disposal Act. Provides that used, expired, or unwanted pharmaceuticals collected by a city, village, or municipality under the Act may be destroyed in a drug destruction device by a law enforcement agency. Amends the En...
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2017-05-26
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3142EngrossCreates the Criminal History in College Applications Act. Provides that a public college may not inquire about or consider an applicant's criminal history information at any time during the admission decision-making process, except as required by Sta...
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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3151EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits intimidation when, with intent to cause another to perform or to omit the performance of any act, he or she communicates to another, directly or indirectly by any means, a threat to per...
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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0523IntroDisapproves Executive Order 2017-02 in its entirety.
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2017-05-26
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
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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2017-05-26
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Postponed - Education
ILSB0399IntroAmends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-25
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
ILSR0212PassDeclares August 2, 2017 as "General Benjamin O. Davis Day" in the State of Illinois.
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2017-05-25
Resolution Adopted
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
ILSB0736EngrossCreates the Educational Credit for Military Experience Act. Provides that before June 1, 2018, each institution of higher education shall adopt a policy regarding its awarding of academic credit for military training considered applicable to the requ...
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2017-05-19
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1906IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, and the Voluntary Health Services Plans Act to require coverage for hearing instruments and related services for all individuals under the age of 18 when a hearing care prof...
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2017-05-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
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