Illinois Senator Kimberly Lightford [D]

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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
ILSB1885IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that there shall be no place of detention or criminal processing established or maintained on the grounds of any school. Effective immediately.
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2018-09-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1122EngrossAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the purpose of the Act.
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2018-09-04
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0336PassAmends the Party Line Emergency Act. Makes a technical change concerning the short title.
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2018-08-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1114
ILSB2921VetoAmends the State Treasurer Act. Modifies and reorganizes the provisions of a Section concerning the College Savings Pool. Provides that the State Treasurer may establish and administer a College Savings Pool as a qualified tuition program under the I...
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2018-08-28
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILHB5770PassAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, a school board shall notify students and the parents or guardians of students, electronically or in the form of a letter, that a student may be eligible to receive menta...
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2018-08-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1112
ILSB2641VetoAmends the Renter's Financial Responsibility and Protection Act. Provides that a rental car company may void a damage waiver if damage or loss occurs to the rental vehicle when the rental vehicle is stolen and the renter fails to: (i) return the rent...
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2018-08-28
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILHB0040PassAmends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Removes a provision prohibiting the non-contributory portion of a program of health-benefits from including the expenses of obtaining an abortion. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Removes a ...
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2018-08-27
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
ILSB2892VetoAmends 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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2018-08-26
Governor Vetoed
ILSB2298PassCreates the Industrial Hemp Act. Provides that a person desiring to grow, cultivate, or process industrial hemp or industrial hemp products must be licensed by the Department of Agriculture. Provides that the application for a license shall include t...
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2018-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1091
ILHB4208VetoAmends the School Code. With respect to school discipline improvement plans, makes changes to how the State Board of Education determines the top 20% of school districts, when notification is given that a plan must be submitted, which school district...
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2018-08-26
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILHB2624VetoCreates the Health Insurance Rate Review Act. Creates the independent quasi-judicial Health Insurance Rate Review Board to ensure insurance rates are reasonable and justified. Sets forth duties and prohibited activities concerning the Board. Creates ...
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2018-08-26
Governor Vetoed
ILSB3109PassAmends the Department of Professional Regulation Law. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional regulation shall allow an applicant to provide his or her individual taxpayer identification number as an alternative to provide a social...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1078
ILSB3103VetoCreates the Immigrant Tenant Protection Act. Defines terms. Provides that, with exceptions, a landlord shall not require disclosure of, disclose, intimidate, harass, or evict a tenant on the basis of a person's immigration or citizenship status. Prov...
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2018-08-24
Governor Vetoed
ILSB3488PassCreates the Anti-Registry Program Act. Provides that no agent or agency shall use any moneys, facilities, property, equipment, or personnel of the agency to participate in or provide support in any manner for the creation, publication, or maintenance...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1088
ILSB0034VetoAmends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-24
Governor Vetoed
ILSB0035VetoAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-24
Governor Vetoed
ILHB5696PassCreates the Bridge Program for Underrepresented Students Act. Defines terms. Provides that each public university in this State may establish a Bridge Program for underrepresented students. Specifies program requirements. Provides that a public unive...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1063
ILSB0457PassAmends the Protection and Advocacy for Mentally Ill Persons Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1069
ILHB4146PassAmends the Managed Care Reform and Patient Rights Act. In provisions concerning transition of services, provides that the health care plan shall not modify an enrollee's coverage of a drug during the plan year if the drug has been previously approved...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1052
ILSB2376VetoAmends the Property Assessed Clean Energy Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-24
Governor Vetoed
ILSB2838PassAmends the School Code. Provides that, by January 1, 2019, the State Board of Education shall implement a program and adopt rules to allow school districts to supplement their substitute teacher recruitment for elementary and secondary schools with t...
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2018-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1049
ILHB4442PassAmends the School Code and the Critical Health Problems and Comprehensive Health Education Act. Requires a school district to include in its curriculum a unit of instruction on parenting education for grades 9 through 12 that includes, but is not lim...
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2018-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1043
ILHB5588PassAmends the School Code. With regard to the State Board of Education developing recognition standards for student performance and school improvement, removes provisions providing for a Multiple Measure Index in determining standards for student perfor...
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2018-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1046
ILHB5786PassAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, an in-school suspension program provided by a school district for any students in kindergarten through grade 12 shall focus on promoting non-violent conflict resolution ...
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2018-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1035
ILHB4516PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, and the Voluntary Health Services Plans Act to require coverage for hearing instruments and related services for all individuals under the age of 18 when a hearing care prof...
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2018-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1026
ILSB2541PassAmends the School Code. With respect to age-appropriate developmental screening and age-appropriate social and emotional screening, provides that the Department of Public Health must, no later than January 1, 2019, develop rules and appropriate revis...
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1011
ILHB3920PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a person who drives or is in actual physical control of a motor vehicle on any highway of this State when his or her driver's license, permit, or privilege to drive is revoked or suspended due to an unp...
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1004
ILSB2951PassCreates the Early Mental Health and Addictions Treatment Act. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, and other specified agencies and entities, to develop a pilot program under which a qualifying adolescent or young adult may rece...
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1016
ILHB5351PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. In provisions concerning coverage for telehealth services, if an individual or group policy of accident or health insurance provides coverage for telehealth services, it must provide coverage for licensed dietitian...
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1009
ILHB1595PassAmends the Minimum Wage Law. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the application of the Act.
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1003
ILHB4743VetoAmends the Equal Pay Act of 2003. Provides that no employer may discriminate between employees by paying wages to an African-American employee at a rate less than the rate at which the employer pays wages to another employee who is not African-Americ...
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2018-08-20
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILSB3388PassAmends the Illinois Crime Reduction Act of 2009. Adds definition of "offender" and deletes definition of "violent offender". Provides that an offender who is charged with or convicted of a probation-eligible offense (rather than a non-violent offende...
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2018-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0999
ILHB4096VetoAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall require each Medicaid Managed Care Organization to list as preferred on the Medicaid Managed Care Organization...
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2018-08-20
Governor Vetoed
ILSB2925PassAmends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board shall develop or approve a curriculum for a certified training program for school resource officers which shall consist of at least 40 hours ...
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2018-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0984
ILSB2572VetoAmends the School Code. Provides that an approved waiver from or modification to a physical education mandate may remain in effect for a period not to exceed 2 school years (rather than 5 school years like other mandate waivers) and may be renewed no...
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2018-08-19
Governor Vetoed
ILSB2844PassAmends 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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2018-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0982
ILSB2469PassAmends the Respite Program Act. In a provision requiring the Director of the Department on Aging to submit an annual report to the Governor and the General Assembly detailing the progress of the respite care services provided under the Act, provides ...
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2018-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0972
ILSB2345VetoAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning unfair labor practice procedures.
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2018-08-19
Governor Vetoed
ILHB4383PassAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that disenrollment of a Medicaid enrollee from a managed care organization under contract with the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall be in accordance wit...
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2018-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0950
ILHB5481VetoAmends the School Code. Provides that, no later than day 60 of instruction in each school year, a school board shall report to the State Board of Education for kindergarten through grade 12 classes certain information about actively employed teachers...
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2018-08-19
Governor Vetoed
ILHB5721PassAmends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Adds to the definition of "school action". Provides that, beginning on July 1, 2019, the facility performance standards published by the district must include the performance standards of...
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2018-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0965
ILSB3489PassAmends the Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Registration Act. Provides that a person who is required to register under the Act may file a Petition to Review Registrant Status with the county where he or she is required to register, seeking...
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0946
ILSB3108PassAmends the Predator Accountability Act. Changes the short title of the Act to the Trafficking Victims Protection Act. Adds references to involuntary servitude and labor trafficking throughout the Act. Provides that a victim of involuntary servitude o...
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0939
ILSB3503PassAmends the Counties Code. Provides that on or before June 1, 2019, every facility that houses a circuit court room shall include at least one lactation room or area for members of the public to express breast milk in private that is located outside t...
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0947
ILSB2884PassAmends the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that nothing in provisions concerning the election of employee and annuitant trustees shall preclude the Board of Trustees of the Illinois Municipal R...
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0935
ILHB5599PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law or administrative rule to the contrary, beginning in fiscal year 2019, the specified threshold for working families must be no less than 185% of the then-cu...
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0916
ILHB4658PassAmends the School Code. Requires a school board to adopt and implement a policy on how to recognize mental health issues and how to properly address them. Provides that, as part of this policy, a school board shall require in-service training of lice...
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0903
ILHB4469VetoAmends the Election Code. Provides that each election authority shall collaborate with the county jail within the jurisdiction of the election authority to facilitate voting by mail for voters eligible to vote in the county who are confined or detain...
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2018-08-17
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILHB4965PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. In provisions concerning the child care assistance program, provides that a family's eligibility for child care services shall be redetermined no sooner than 12 months following the initial determination or most r...
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0909
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