Illinois Representative Jerry Costello [D]

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ILHB2550EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that in addition to other purposes, moneys in the Illinois Fire Fighters' Memorial Fund shall be used to provide scholarships for graduate study, undergraduate study, or any other post-secondary education ap...
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2017-07-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0771EnrollAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that, if authorized by the fire chief of the fire department, any regularly enrolled volunteer fire fighter may purchase 4 vehicle tires every 3 years through his or her fire department's or municipality's...
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2017-07-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0786EnrollAmends the Park District Code. Prohibits a park district from knowingly engaging a volunteer who has been convicted of or found to be a child sex offender. Provides that every park district shall require volunteers to complete an application prior to...
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2017-07-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2647EnrollAmends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Contains provisions concerning the establishment of various programs and services for the benefit of veterans including a proactive outreach program for veterans that served in high casualty units, in un...
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2017-07-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0311EnrollCreates 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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2017-07-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3796IntroAmends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the regulation of the possession or ownership of a rifle or shotgun (rather than assault weapons) are exclusive powers and functions of this State. Provides that any ordinance or regula...
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2017-07-11
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0019FailAmends the Personnel Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-07-06
Total Veto Stands
ILHB3447IntroCreates the Tuition Reduction Act. Beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year, requires each public university located in this State to reimburse its full-time resident undergraduate students a portion of the tuition charged in the form of a grant ap...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1227IntroAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1905EnrollCreates the Collective Bargaining Freedom Act. Provides that it is the policy of the State that employers, employees, and their labor organizations are free to bargain collectively. Provides that the authority to enact laws or rules that restrict the...
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2017-07-04
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3259EngrossAmends 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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2017-07-03
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
ILHJR0062EngrossUrges the Illinois Office of Tourism to do a feasibility study on linking together the Annbriar Golf Course in Waterloo, Gateway National in Madison, Governors Run in Carlyle, Kokopelli in Marion, Rend Lake Golf Resort in Whittington, Stone Creek Gol...
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2017-07-03
Chief Senate Sponsor Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
ILHB0816IntroAmends the Sex Offender Registration Act. Provides for registration under the Act of a person convicted of a battery when the court: (1) finds that the battery was sexually motivated as defined in the Sex Offender Management Board Act; and (2) in its...
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2017-06-30
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3095PassAmends the State Police Act. Provides that a person who has been honorably discharged who served in a combat mission by proof of hostile fire pay or imminent danger pay during deployment on active duty or has at least 4 years of full active and conti...
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2017-06-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0011
ILHB3904EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2470PassAmends the Educator Licensure Article of the School Code. Provides that a career and technical educator or a part-time provisional career and technical educator endorsement may be issued to an applicant who, among other requirements, has a minimum of...
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2017-06-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0008
ILHB3399EnrollAmends the Wildlife Code. Provides that any person may use a crossbow to take coyotes during any coyote season. Effective immediately.
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2017-06-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0302EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHR0027IntroStates the opinion of the Illinois House of Representatives that the proposed educational pension cost shift from the State of Illinois to local school districts, community colleges, and institutions of higher education is financially wrong.
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2017-06-29
To House Personnel & Pensions Committee
ILHB0643EnrollAmends the General Assembly Compensation Act. Establishes the fiscal year 2018 mileage reimbursement rate and allowance for lodging and meals. Amends the Compensation Review Act. Prohibits cost-of-living adjustments for or during the fiscal year begi...
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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0387IntroAmends the Limited Liability Company Act. Reduces some fees in the fee schedule for limited liability companies filing documents with the Secretary of State to match the fees for similar documents in the fee schedule for corporations. Effective immed...
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2017-06-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0769EnrollAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that April 1st of each year is designated as Illinois State Trooper Day, a day to honor the dedicated men and women of the Illinois State Police. Provides that Illinois State Trooper Day shall be obs...
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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHR0116IntroDeclares opposition to raising the sales taxes on food and drugs.
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2017-06-29
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
ILHB3910EnrollAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Provides that emergency medical services personnel may administer Schedule II, III, IV, or V controlled substances to a person in the scope of their employment without a written, electronic, or oral pres...
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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3292IntroAmends the State Property Control Act. Provides that all airplanes and helicopters owned by the State, except those designated for emergency use and those used by a public university as part of a course in aviation, are surplus property and must be s...
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2017-06-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0256IntroAmends the Department of State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois and the Interscholastic Athletic Organization Act. Requires each applicant seeking licensure or certification by an interscholastic athletic organization to be a g...
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2017-06-29
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1312EnrollAmends the Veterans and Servicemembers Court Treatment Act. Provides that a defendant may be admitted into a Veterans and Servicemembers Court program post-adjudication only with the approval of the court. Provides that a "crime of violence" includes...
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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1029EnrollAmends the Voluntary Payroll Deductions Act of 1983. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1693EnrollAmends the Vital Records Act. Provides that the death certificate for an individual with a history of military service may include or may be amended to include the deceased individual's veteran status, the branch of the military that he or she served...
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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1871EnrollAmends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that the term "use as rolling stock moving in interstate commerce" means that a person claiming the exemption must: (1) u...
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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1933EnrollAmends the Election Code. Provides that the State Board of Elections and the Office of the Secretary of State shall establish an automatic voter registration program pursuant to an interagency contract and jointly-adopted rules. Provides that an appl...
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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0518EnrollAmends the General Obligation Bond Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHR0480PassDeclares the week of April 8-14, 2018 as Healthy Pet Week in the State of Illinois.
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2017-06-29
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
ILHB2462EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2453EnrollAmends the Downstate Public Transportation Act, the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, the Use Tax Act, and the Service Use Tax Act. Beginning July 1, 2018, instead of use and occupation tax collections being deposited int...
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2534EnrollAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Requires that to be illegal a drug analog must not be approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration or, if approved, it is not dispensed or possessed in accordance with State and federal law...
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3298EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2492EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Code Chapter governing size, weight, and load of vehicles does not apply to fire apparatus or authorized emergency vehicles owned or operated by any governmental body or not-for-profit fire protecti...
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3131EnrollAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to collect and publicly report statistical data on the racial and ethnic demographics of program participants for each program administered by the Department. Prov...
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1895EnrollAmends the Local Governmental Acceptance of Credit Cards Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2028EnrollAmends the Wildlife Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2390EnrollAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Removes cap on restitution. Removes intent requirement for hate crime committed in or causing damage to a place of worship. Provides that as a condition of probation or conditional discharge for hate crime, the court...
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1991EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that for an applicant seeking a professional educator license who is enrolled in a program of study in an area of career or technical education defined as an area of identified staff shortages, as defined in Section 6...
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0641EnrollAmends the Animal Control Act. Provides that if the money from registration fees is placed in the county animal population control fund it may also be used for a purpose under the Food Stamp Program or the Social Security Disability Insurance Benefit...
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1882EnrollAmends the Animal Welfare Act. Provides that every dog dealer and cattery operator shall provide for every dog or cat available for sale documentation that indicates that the dog or cat has been microchipped. Requires an animal shelter or animal cont...
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2012EnrollAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes the following changes with respect to the angel investment credit: (1) provides that the credit applies for taxable years ending on or before December 31, 2021 (currently, December 31, 2016); (2) increases th...
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0619EnrollAmends the Freedom of Information Act. Exempts from inspection and copying the following: records requested by a person committed to the Department of Corrections or a county jail, the disclosure of which would result in the risk of harm to any perso...
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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0656EnrollAmends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. In a provision relating to employer contributions from special trust and federal funds, provides that, beginning July 1, 2017, the rate, expressed as a percentage of salary, shall be ...
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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1677EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning registration plates and stickers.
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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3449EnrollCreates the Geolocation Privacy Protection Act. Defines "geolocation information", "location-based application", and "private entity". Provides that a private entity may not collect, use, store, or disclose geolocation information from a location-bas...
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2017-06-27
Passed Both Houses
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