Illinois Representative Jerry Costello [D]

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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
ILHR0766IntroOpposes any state taxes based on the number of miles driven.
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2018-09-27
To House Rules Committee
ILHR1232IntroCongratulates 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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2018-09-27
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Jerry Costello, II
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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2018-09-21
Governor Amendatory Veto
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
ILHR0975IntroOpposes the implementation of a graduated income tax in Illinois.
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2018-09-14
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2619VetoAmends 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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2018-08-27
Governor Vetoed
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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2018-08-27
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
ILHB4290VetoMakes appropriations to various agencies for prior year costs for personal services and State contributions to Social Security. Effective immediately .
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2018-08-26
Governor Vetoed
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
ILSB2830VetoAmends 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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2018-08-24
Governor Vetoed
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
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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2018-08-17
Governor Amendatory Veto
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
ILHB4771VetoAmends 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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2018-08-15
Governor Amendatory Veto
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
ILSB2675PassAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the purpose of the Act.
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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0881
ILHB5752PassAmends the Public Utilities Act. Creates the Broadband Advisory Council Article in the Act. Creates the Broadband Advisory Council to explore ways to expand broadband access throughout the State, including unserved and underserved areas. Provides tha...
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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0833
ILHB4288PassAmends the Veterans Preference Act. Provides that persons who have been members of the National Guard of any state (rather than the Illinois National Guard) shall be given preference under the Act.
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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0826
ILHB4515VetoAmends 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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2018-08-13
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILSB2225PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides for the issuance of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm license plates to any Illinois resident who has earned the Southwest Asia Service Medal from the United States Armed Forces. Effective immediately.
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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0820
ILHB4332PassAmends the Illinois Identification Card Act. Provides that, for purposes of issuing an identification card with a veteran designation under the Act, the acceptable forms of proof an applicant may provide includes a Department of Defense form DD-2 (Re...
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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0811
ILSB2278PassAmends the Missing Persons Identification Act. Provides that the definition of "high-risk missing person" includes a person who is a veteran or active duty member of the United States Armed Forces, the National Guard, or any reserve component of the ...
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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0835
ILHB4243PassAmends the General Assembly Compensation Act. Provides that no public funds, including, but not limited to, funds appropriated for the pay and allowances of members of the General Assembly, shall be used to create a payout of money to any person invo...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0748
ILHB5692PassAmends the Wildlife Code. Deletes language providing that the season limit for river otter shall not exceed 5 river otters per person per season. Effective immediately.
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0779
ILHB4226PassAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall develop, publish, and disseminate a brochure to educate the general public on the effects o...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0747
ILHB5245PassAmends the Sexual Assault Survivors Emergency Treatment Act. Adds various provisions concerning requirements for hospitals and pediatric health care facilities in relation to pediatric sexual assault care. Provides that a hospital licensed under the ...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0775
ILHB5754PassAmends the School Code. Provides that a principal endorsement shall be affixed to a Professional Educator License of any holder who, in addition to other requirements in the Code, has at least 4 total years of teaching or 4 total years of working in ...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0780
ILSB2281PassAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the purpose of the Entrepreneur Learner's Permit pilot program is to encourage and assist beginning entrepreneurs in starting n...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0785
ILSB2713PassAmends the Executive Reorganization Implementation Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0798
ILSB2330PassAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that the publication requirement in a petition for change of name shall be waived if: (i) the petitioner is 18 years of age or older; (ii) concurrent with the petition, the petitioner files with the court ...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0788
ILSB3135PassAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that the Environmental Protection Agency may not require an individual to obtain a permit in order to apply algicide, copper sulfate, copper sulfate based products, or copper sulfate chemical aids to ...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0802
ILSB3263PassAmends the State Police Act. Provides that on and after the effective date of the bill, the Director of State Police shall not appoint auxiliary State policemen. Repeals provisions concerning auxiliary State policemen to make conforming changes.
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0808
ILHR1194IntroCongratulates the Church of St. Patrick in Ruma.
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2018-08-08
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Jerry Costello, II
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