Illinois Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant [D]

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ILHB4095EngrossAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that a consumer reporting agency may not impose a charge on a consumer for placing a freeze, removing a freeze, or temporarily lifting a freeze. Makes corresponding changes. Eff...
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2018-02-23
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
ILSB2871IntroAmends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the Department of State Police may develop a system under which the holder of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card may display an electronic version of his or her Firearm Owner's Ident...
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2018-02-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB2844IntroAmends the School Code. Requires the State Board of Education to establish and maintain the Growing Future Educators Program to train high school graduates who at one time have been identified as English learners and who are enrolled in an approved e...
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2018-02-23
To Senate Education Committee
ILSB2306IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that the homestead exemption for veterans with disabilities shall be prorated if the person qualifying for the exemption does not occupy the qualified residence as of January 1 of the taxable year. Effective imm...
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2018-02-22
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 27, 2018
ILSB2312IntroMakes appropriations from the School Infrastructure Fund to the State Board of Education for school district broadband expansion.
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2018-02-22
To Senate Appropriations II Committee
ILSB3045IntroAmends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. For the period beginning July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020, increases the amount of employment as a teacher that a retired teacher may perform without impairing retirement status; al...
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2018-02-22
To Senate Education Committee
ILSB3100IntroAmends the Equal Pay Act of 2003. Prohibits an employer from requiring an employee to sign a nondisclosure agreement regarding the employee's salary, from seeking the salary history of a prospective employee, and from requiring that a prospective emp...
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2018-02-22
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2892IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2019, in fixing the salaries of teachers, a school board shall pay those who serve on a full-time basis a rate not less than $40,000 per year. Removes a provision providing for a periodic teach...
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2018-02-22
To Senate Education Committee
ILSB0358IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the powers and duties of the Departments of Human Services and Healthcare and Family Services.
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2018-02-22
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2236IntroAmends the Invest in Kids Act. Provides that no credits may be awarded under the Act for any taxable year that begins in a State fiscal year for which the minimum statutory funding level is not met. Provides that the carry-forward period for those cr...
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2018-02-21
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
ILSB2577IntroAmends the Use Tax Act and the Service Use Tax Act. Provides that, if a retailer or serviceman makes a sale to purchaser in Illinois from outside of Illinois, then that retailer or serviceman is considered to be "maintaining a place of business in th...
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2018-02-21
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
ILSB3099IntroAmends the Student Online Personal Protection Act. Provides that a national assessment provider may sell or rent a student's information if the provider secures express written consent from the student or the parent or guardian of the student given i...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Education Committee
ILSB3000IntroAmends the School Code and the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Provides that, on and after September 1, 2019, all teacher evaluation ratings on record as "excellent", "proficient", or "needs improvement" are considered "effective", and all ...
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2018-02-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR1186PassPerformance audit of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2018-02-16
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
ILSB3190IntroAmends the Dual Credit Quality Act. Requires a public university or community college, jointly with a high school, to grant dual credit to a student who completes a course under the Illinois Articulation Initiative General Education Core Curriculum p...
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3241IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Secretary of State shall issue distinctive registration plates for covered farm vehicles. Provides that a $10 surcharge shall be collected, in addition to all applicable fees for the issuance of a r...
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1624IntroAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2249IntroAmends the State Finance Act, Counties Code, Illinois Municipal Code, Metro-East Park and Recreation District Act, Local Mass Transit District Act, Regional Transportation Authority Act, and Water Commission Act of 1985. Provides that the amounts tra...
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2018-02-15
To Senate Revenue Committee
ILSB2645IntroAmends the State Finance Act, the Motor Fuel Tax Law, the Emergency Telephone System Act, the Riverboat Gambling Act, and the Video Gaming Act. Provides that, in the absence of an appropriation for any State fiscal year, moneys that are required to b...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Appropriations I Committee
ILSB2273EngrossAmends 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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2018-02-07
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2501IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax credit for qualified education expenses incurred by employers on behalf of qualifying apprentices.
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2018-02-07
To Senate Revenue Committee
ILSB2502IntroAmends the Use Tax Act and the Service Use Tax Act. Provides that retailers and servicemen that do not collect the taxes under those Acts shall make the following reports and notifications: (1) a notification with each purchase made to an Illinois pu...
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2018-02-07
To Senate Revenue Committee
ILSB0863EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that, for State Board of Education appointments made after the effective date of the amendatory Act, 3 of the members of the State Board must represent the educator community. Sets forth the qualifications for these m...
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2018-02-06
Sent to the Governor
ILSR1279PassMourns the death of Helen L. Dunn of Joliet.
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2018-01-31
Resolution Adopted
ILSR1274PassMourns the death of Gregory B. Bott of Plainfield.
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2018-01-31
Resolution Adopted
ILSR1307PassMourns the death of Tommy Glisson of Carbondale.
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2018-01-31
Resolution Adopted
ILHB1262EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a school building code.
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2018-01-30
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading January 30, 2018
ILSR0731PassUrges Illinois communities to become involved in the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation's "Wall of Faces" project to help locate pictures of soldiers whose photos were lost.
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2018-01-29
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
ILSB0928EngrossAmends the Common Interest Community Association Act. Provides that an owner who intends to convey any interest in property subject to assessments under this Act shall notify the board that the owner intends to convey the property. Provides that upon...
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2018-01-24
To Civil Procedure Subcommittee
ILHB0768EnrollAmends 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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2018-01-03
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0867PassAmends the Limited Liability Company Act. Reduces the fee collected by the Secretary of State for the filing of articles of organization, applications for admission, and restated articles of organization from $500 to $39 and reduces those fees in con...
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2017-12-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0571
ILSB0868PassAmends 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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2017-12-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0566
ILSB0925IntroAmends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code. Makes changes concerning children attending nonpublic schools or special education facilities, public out-of-state schools, public school residential facilities, or county special educ...
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2017-12-08
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0546PassUrges Congress to reestablish the select committee on POW/MIA affairs to investigate issues relating to the process of recovering United States fallen service members.
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2017-12-06
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
ILSR1067PassCalls on Governor Rauner to ensure that the state and local tax deduction is not eliminated or gutted.
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2017-12-05
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Karen McConnaughay
ILHJR0083PassUrges those in government to commit to working to change the culture that breeds sexual harassment.
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2017-11-20
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
ILHB0137PassAmends the Governor Transition Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the orderly transition of the office of Governor.
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2017-11-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0553
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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2017-11-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3298PassAmends the School Code. With respect to the annual budget of a school district with under 500,000 inhabitants, provides that, beginning with the budget for the 2017-2018 school year, 85% of State funding under the State aid formula provisions of the ...
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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0550
ILHB0302PassAmends the Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits Act. Provides that "policy" includes a policy that has lapsed or been terminated. Requires insurers to, at no later than the date of policy delivery or the establishment of an account, and upon any change ...
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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0543
ILHB3649PassAmends the State Finance Act. Requires each State agency to report to the State Comptroller the aggregate dollar amount of all current liabilities held at the time of the report and an estimate of any interest penalties that have accrued under the St...
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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0552
ILSR1045PassMourns the death of John F. Zlogar Sr. of Joliet.
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2017-11-09
Resolution Adopted
ILSR1064PassMourns the death of Bolingbrook Deputy Mayor Leroy Brown Sr.
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2017-11-09
Resolution Adopted
ILSR1079PassMourns the death of Petrina M. Ragusa.
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2017-11-09
Resolution Adopted
ILSB1351PassAmends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-11-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0540
ILHB3904PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall establish a Women's Correctional Services Division under the authority of a Chief of Women's Correctional Services, which must be a Senior Public Service Admini...
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2017-11-07
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
ILSR0968PassMourns the death of Angelo A. Marchio of Joliet.
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2017-10-25
Resolution Adopted
ILHB3163EngrossAmends the State Treasurer Act. Provides that contributions to an ABLE account during the taxable year may be deducted from adjusted gross income as provided under a specified Section of the Illinois Income Tax Act. Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act...
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0162PassAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the angel investment credit.
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2017-09-18
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
ILHB0311PassCreates the Network Adequacy and Transparency Act. Provides that administrators and insurers, prior to going to market, must file with the Department of Insurance for review and approval a description of the services to be offered through a network p...
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2017-09-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0502
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