Illinois Representative Jerry Costello [D]

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ILHB0302EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 29 @ 11:00 am]
Waive Posting Notice
ILHB0769EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB0619EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB0386EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Repeals a provision providing for the collection of an annual commercial distribution fee on vehicles of the second division weighing more than 8,000 pounds. Makes conforming changes. Effective July 1, 2018.
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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2893EngrossAmends the Wildlife Code. Provides that any person may use a crossbow to take wildlife during the appropriate archery season. Repeals crossbow provisions limiting the use of crossbows to specified conditions, together with a related definition. Effec...
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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3095EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB2550EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Third Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
ILHB0771EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Third Reading - Passed; 048-004-000
ILHB2462EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB3904EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Third Reading - Passed; 052-000-000
ILHB0786EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB2647EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB0311EngrossCreates 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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2017-05-26
Third Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
ILHB3179EnrollAmends the State Treasurer Act. Modifies the term "qualified expenses" for the purpose of participant requirements in the use of the College Savings Pool established under the Act. Effective immediately.
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2017-05-26
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2453EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB0656EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Karen McConnaughay
ILHB3910EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB3539EngrossAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Requires bidders to obtain an equal pay certificate before a purchasing agency may issue a contract to the bidder. Provides for the Department of Employment Security to issue the certificates. Specifies informati...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB0138EngrossAmends the Governor Transition Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the orderly transition of the office of Governor.
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB0137EngrossAmends the Governor Transition Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the orderly transition of the office of Governor.
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB2534EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB2935EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Includes in the definition of "item of contraband", a recording device and broadcast equipment. Defines "recording device" and "broadcast equipment". Includes in the definition of "penal institution" the airspace abo...
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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3298EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB1677EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning registration plates and stickers.
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB2492EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB3791EngrossAmends the Illinois Securities Law of 1953. Includes certain agents of title insurance companies and registered broker-dealers and registered investment advisors within the scope of the term "qualified escrowee". With respect to certain exempt transa...
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2017-05-26
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
ILHB0524EngrossAmends the Safe Pharmaceutical Disposal Act. Provides that pharmaceuticals disposed of under the Act may be destroyed in a drug destruction device. Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Expands the definition of "drug evidence" to include any used...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB3033EngrossAmends the Department of Natural Resources (Conservation) Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Natural Resources may assess specified consultation fees up to $500 (rather than assess a $500 fee). Deletes l...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB3131EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB2622EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. In the provision concerning the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission Operations Fund surcharge, provides that after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Director of Insurance shall make one or more lo...
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2017-05-26
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3691EngrossAmends the State Treasurer Act. Creates the Illinois Higher Education Savings Program. Provides for the implementation of and requirements for the Program. Provides for the State Treasurer's duties under the Program. Provides that the State Treasurer...
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2017-05-26
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2977EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that every public elementary school and high school shall include in its curriculum a unit of instruction practicing writing in cursive.
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB1895EngrossAmends the Local Governmental Acceptance of Credit Cards Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB2028EngrossAmends the Wildlife Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB2390EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB1702EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that the hospital credit applies for tax years ending on or after December 31, 2012 and ending on or before December 31, 2022 (currently, the credit sunsets on December 31, 2017 by operation of the Act's a...
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30 @ 9:00 am]
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1991EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1312EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB0641EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1882EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1029EngrossAmends the Voluntary Payroll Deductions Act of 1983. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1905EngrossCreates 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB0730EnrollAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Extends the repeal of the Illinois Petroleum Education and Marketing Act from January 1, 2018 to January 1, 2028. Amends the Illinois Petroleum Education and Marketing Act. Removes language providing for the expirati...
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2017-05-26
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1693EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
ILSB1576EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that upon a declaration by the Governor that an emergency harvest situation exists, a special permit issued by the Department of Transportation shall be required from September 1 through December 31 during h...
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 29 @ 9:00 am]
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1328EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the $25 assessment for drug related offenses appropriated to and administered by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority shall be distributed to fund Department of State Police drug ta...
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2017-05-26
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1524EngrossAmends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that notwithstanding whether the laws of the state or territory where the non-resident resides related to firearm ownership, possession, and carrying, are substantially similar to the requirements to o...
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2017-05-26
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
ILSB2012EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1871EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Avery Bourne
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