Illinois Senator Kimberly Lightford [D]

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ILSB0752EngrossAmends the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission Act. Provides that the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission shall be composed of 11 Commissioners (currently, members) that are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate. Requires at least 8 (...
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2018-11-15
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 2 - November 27, 2018
ILSB2345VetoAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning unfair labor practice procedures.
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2018-11-15
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
ILSB2376VetoAmends the Property Assessed Clean Energy Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-11-15
Motion Filed Override Governor Veto Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
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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2018-11-15
Amendatory Veto Overridden Both Houses
ILSB0203EngrossAmends the Employee Arbitration Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the service of process or notice.
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2018-11-15
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-11-15
Motion Filed Override Amendatory Veto Rep. Arthur Turner
ILSR1874PassMourns the death of Eddie L. Brown Sr.
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2018-11-15
Resolution Adopted
ILSR1860PassMourns the death of Charles Curry.
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2018-11-15
Resolution Adopted
ILSR1896PassMourns the death of Donald L. Williams Sr.
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2018-11-15
Resolution Adopted
ILHB5877EngrossCreates the Racial Impact Note Act. Provides that every bill which has or could have a disparate impact on racial and ethnic minorities, upon the request of any member, shall have prepared for it, before second reading in the house of introduction, a...
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2018-11-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR1924PassMourns the death of Yvette Ann Littleton Jarvis.
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2018-11-15
Resolution Adopted
ILSR2177PassMourns the death of Phillip Jackson of Chicago.
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2018-11-15
Resolution Adopted
ILSR2176PassMourns the death of Lynda Dale Puckett.
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2018-11-15
Resolution Adopted
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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2018-11-14
Placed on Calendar Amendatory Veto November 15, 2018
ILSB0034VetoAmends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-11-14
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
ILSB3512IntroCreates the Rent Control Act. Establishes County Rent Control Boards in every county on the date all initial members of a Board are elected and qualified. Provides for nomination and election of Board members. Includes provisions relating to qualific...
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2018-11-14
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2018-11-13
Placed Calendar Total Veto November 14, 2018
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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2018-11-13
Motion Filed Override Governor Veto Sen. Linda Holmes
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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2018-11-13
Motion Filed Override Amendatory Veto Rep. Anna Moeller
ILSB3415IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Deletes language providing that the Section concerning the traffic and pedestrian stop statistical study is repealed on July 1, 2019. Provides that the Department of Transportation shall report specified findings and...
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2018-11-13
Placed on Calendar - Consideration Postponed November 14, 2018
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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2018-11-13
Placed Calendar Total Veto November 14, 2018
ILSB0035VetoAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-11-13
Placed Calendar Total Veto November 14, 2018
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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2018-11-13
Placed on Calendar Amendatory Veto November 14, 2018
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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2018-11-13
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
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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2018-11-13
Placed on Calendar Amendatory Veto
ILHB4572VetoAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that "employer" includes any person employing one (instead of 15) or more employees within Illinois during 20 or more calendar weeks within the calendar year of or preceding the alleged violation.
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2018-11-13
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
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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2018-11-13
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
ILHB4710VetoAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. Provides that the Board of Trustees of a public university or community college district in this State may not enter into an agreement or allow ...
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2018-11-13
Placed on Calendar Amendatory Veto
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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2018-11-13
Placed on Calendar 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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2018-11-13
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
ILHB5166EngrossAmends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Provides that notice to parties in a contested case under the Act shall be served, among other forms of service, by email. Provides that parties in a contested case under the Act shall be notified, am...
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2018-11-09
To House Labor & Commerce Committee
ILSB3249EngrossAmends the School Code. With regard to the textbook block grant program, provides that the textbooks authorized to be purchased must accurately portray the diversity of our society, including the role and contributions of people protected under the I...
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2018-11-07
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2387EngrossAmends the Illinois Trust and Payable on Death Accounts Act. Makes a technical change to the short title Section.
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2018-11-07
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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