Illinois Representative Jerry Costello [D]

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ILHB0156PassAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a tax credit for property taxes.
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2018-12-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1149
ILHB3538PassCreates the Keep Illinois Business Act. Provides that any recipient business that chooses to move all or part of its business operations and the jobs created by its business out-of-State shall be deemed to no longer qualify for State economic develop...
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2018-12-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1148
ILHR0975IntroOpposes the implementation of a graduated income tax in Illinois.
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2018-12-10
To House Rules Committee
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
ILHB3274EnrollAmends the State Fair Act. Provides that income derived from the sale of advertising at the DuQuoin State Fair shall be deposited into the Illinois State Fair Fund (rather than the Agricultural Premium Fund). Provides that all revenues from the opera...
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2018-11-29
Passed Both Houses
ILHR0666PassRecognizes Brandon W. Phelps on his time as an Illinois State Representative.
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2018-11-29
Resolution Adopted
ILSB2830FailAmends the Election Code. Requires that the trustees for the Fox Metro Water Reclamation District be elected at consolidated elections. Provides that where a nomination for election is to be made for a trustee of the Fox Metro Water Reclamation Distr...
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2018-11-29
Total Veto Stands
ILSB2619PassAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. In provisions regarding appointment of a fire chief, acting chief, the department head, or a position, by whatever title, that is responsible for day-to-day operations of a fire department, limits home rule powers ...
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2018-11-29
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1126
ILSB1364EngrossAmends the Meat and Poultry Inspection Act. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2018, licenses issued to Type I and Type II establishments (meat and poultry processing and slaughtering) shall not expire if the licensee remains in compliance with the pro...
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2018-11-29
Third Reading - Short Debate - Passed 107-002-000
ILHB0278EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that, from February 1, 2017 through January 31, 2018, the amount transferred from the General Revenue Fund to the Local Government Distributive Fund shall be: (i) 8.5% of the net revenue realized from the ...
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2018-11-28
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
ILHB4290FailMakes appropriations to various agencies for prior year costs for personal services and State contributions to Social Security. Effective immediately .
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2018-11-28
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
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
ILHB5689VetoAmends the Coal Mining Act. Provides that a coal mine operator must provide caches of additional self-contained self-rescues devices along the mine's primary and secondary escape ways (rather than 30 self-contained self-rescuer devices in each cache ...
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2018-11-28
Bill Dead - No Positive Action Taken - Amendatory Veto
ILHB4310EngrossAmends the Department of Veterans' Affairs Act. Provides that a Veterans Home shall notify the residents of the Veterans Home, the families of residents at the Veterans Home, employees of the Veterans Home, and individuals working on contract at the ...
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2018-11-28
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading November 29, 2018
ILHR0766IntroOpposes any state taxes based on the number of miles driven.
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2018-11-28
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0407EnrollAmends the Salaries Act. Makes a technical change in the Section concerning the short title.
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2018-11-28
Passed Both Houses
ILHR1331PassCongratulates Judge Richard P. Goldenhersh on the occasion of his retirement.
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2018-11-28
Resolution Adopted
ILSB3549EnrollAmends the Illinois Oil and Gas Act. Provides that the Department of Natural Resources shall conduct annual inspections at all gas storage fields in the State to ensure that there are no infrastructure deficiencies or failures that could pose any har...
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2018-11-28
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5466IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a person may operate an all-terrain vehicle or recreational off-highway vehicle on a roadway with a speed limit of 55 miles per hour or less (rather than 35 miles per hour or less) if the roadway is not...
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2018-11-27
To House Rules Committee
ILHR1285PassRecognizes the historic and cultural significance of Quinn Chapel AME.
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2018-11-27
Resolution Adopted
ILHB4279EngrossAmends the Department of Natural Resources Act. Provides that the Department of Natural Resources has the authority to accept, receive, and administer on behalf of the State, federal grant funds associated with the development or preservation of recr...
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2018-11-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0279EngrossAmends the Department of Children and Family Services Statewide Youth Advisory Board Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-11-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0127EngrossDeclares November 1, 2018 as "Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day" in the State of Illinois.
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2018-11-13
Resolution Adopted
ILHR1194PassCongratulates the Church of St. Patrick in Ruma.
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2018-11-13
Resolution Adopted
ILHR1232PassCongratulates Dr. J. Gregg Fozard on receiving the 2018 Rural Physician of Excellence Award and commends him on over 40 years of selfless service and dedication to his patients.
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2018-11-13
Resolution Adopted
ILHB5937IntroAmends the Downstate Teachers and State Universities Articles of the Illinois Pension Code. Requires an employer to make an additional employer contribution for a participant whose earnings for any academic year used to determine the final rate of ea...
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2018-11-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5914IntroAmends the Freedom of Information Act to provide that in the case of sexual assault or sexual abuse by school district personnel, nothing in the Act prohibits a school district from disclosing disciplinary records of school district personnel. Amends...
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2018-11-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0617IntroAmends 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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2018-09-27
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0891IntroStates the belief that the Illinois Constitution should not be amended to permit a graduated income tax.
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2018-09-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5749PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Department of Transportation and local authorities, with respect to highways under their respective jurisdictions, in their discretion and upon application in writing may issue a special permit auth...
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2018-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1090
ILSB3290PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Changes the heading of Article V-F to the Nursing Home Residents' Managed Care Rights Law (rather than the Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Initiative (MMAI) Nursing Home Residents' Managed Care Rights Law). Expands th...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1085
ILSB3075PassAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Provides that beginning July 1, 2018, and quarterly thereafter, the Department of Human Services shall submit to the General Assembly a written report providing, at minimum, ...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1075
ILHB4100PassAmends the Nurse Practice Act. Defines "retail health care facility". Creates provisions concerning workplace violence against nurses in specified medical facilities concerning notice, contacting law enforcement, and mental health services. Requires ...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1051
ILHB4242PassAmends the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that a unit of local government, school district, community college district, or other local taxing body shall provide notice to the public if the unit of local government, school district, community co...
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2018-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1040
ILSB3022PassAmends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. In a provision that allows a manufacturer, distributor, or importing distributor to provide signs to a retailer if certain conditions are met, including a limitation on the dollar value of the signs that may be ...
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2018-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1050
ILHB3040PassAmends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Exempts the Illinois State Guard from the definition of "agency". Amends the State Employee Indemnification Act. Expands the definition of "State" and "employee" to include the Illinois State Guard an...
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2018-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1030
ILSB3214PassCreates the Pollinator Friendly Solar Site Act. Provides that an owner of a ground-mounted solar site may follow practices that: (1) provide native perennial vegetation and foraging habitat which is beneficial to game birds, songbirds, and pollinator...
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1022
ILSB3509PassAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. In provisions prohibiting a municipality from requiring police officers to issue a specific number of citations within a designated period of time, removes an exclusion for municipalities with their own independent...
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2018-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1001
ILHB5317PassAmends the Wildlife Code. Raises the fair market value or replacement cost of various species protected by the Act. Provides that a person who possesses whitetail antlered deer, in whole or in part, captured or killed in violation of the Act, shall p...
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2018-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0960
ILHB5690PassAmends "An Act to provide for the sale of the Kaskaskia Commons, upon the island of Kaskaskia, in the county of Randolph, and to create a permanent fund for the inhabitants of said island out of the proceeds of said sale, and to punish any person fai...
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2018-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0963
ILHB5693PassAmends the Wildlife Code. Provides that traps used in the taking of mammals protected by the Code, for which an open trapping season has been established, shall be marked or tagged with metal tags or inscribed in lettering giving the name and address...
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2018-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0964
ILHB4231PassAmends the Wildlife Code. Authorizes certain hunters to wear solid blaze pink colored clothing (in addition to blaze orange colored clothing).
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2018-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0949
ILHB4790PassCreates the Compost-Amended Soil Construction Act. Provides that any State agency that undertakes a construction project that requires the use of offsite soil and that is located within 20 miles of any Illinois Environmental Protection Agency-permitt...
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2018-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0951
ILHB4345PassAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that May 19 of each year is designated as "First Responder Mental Health Awareness Day", to be observed throughout the State as a day to honor firefighters, police officers, and other first responder...
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0900
ILSB3192PassAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that the Governor shall annually designate by official proclamation the day before (currently, after) Gold Star Mothers' Day as Gold Star Family Day to be observed throughout the State as a day to ho...
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0941
ILHB4643PassAmends the Illinois Physical Therapy Act. Provides that the limitation on determining a differential diagnosis shall not in any manner limit a physical therapist from establishing a relevant diagnosis. In the definition of "documented current and rel...
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2018-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0897
ILSB1437PassAmends the Property Tax Code. Removes a provision requiring taxpayers who have been granted a disabled veterans standard homestead exemption to reapply on an annual basis. Effective January 1, 2018.
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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0865
ILSB3604PassCreates the Government Severance Pay Act. Provides that a unit of government that enters into a contract or employment agreement, or renewal or renegotiation of an existing contract or employment agreement, that contains a provision for severance pay...
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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0895
ILSB2875PassAmends the Department of Agriculture Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Agriculture may develop and implement organic, identity preserved, and value-added certification processes and programs that guaran...
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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0844
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