Illinois Senator Kimberly Lightford [D]

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ILSB0838IntroAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning sarcoidosis.
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2017-04-26
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Veterans Affairs
ILSB1381IntroAmends the Public Utilities Act. Adds provisions to the Telecommunications Article concerning the transition of Large Electing Providers to Internet Protocol-based networks and service. Provides that beginning July 1, 2017, a Large Electing Provider ...
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2017-04-26
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
ILSB1829IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning licensure of educators.
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2017-04-26
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
ILSB0189EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that when the victim is under 18 years of age at the time of the offense, a prosecution for criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual assault, predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, aggravat...
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2017-04-26
To House Rules Committee
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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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1688IntroAmends the Department of Professional Regulation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to consider certain mitigating factors and evidence of rehabilitation for certain appl...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Licensed Activities And Pensions Committee
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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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0885IntroRepeals the Dwelling Structure Contract Act and the Dwelling Unit Installment Contract Act. Creates the Installment Sales Contract Act. Adds provisions governing: definitions; terms and conditions of installment sales contracts; applicability of othe...
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2017-04-26
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 27, 2017
ILSB1519EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Deletes a provision that requires Department of Juvenile Justice personnel who are hired by the Department and who participate or assist in the rehabilitative and vocational training of delinquent youths, super...
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2017-04-26
Chief House Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
ILSB0889IntroAmends the Jury Act. Provides that, except as otherwise specifically provided by statute, no person who is qualified and able to serve as a juror may be excluded from jury service in any court of this State on the basis of race, color, religion, nati...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1706IntroAmends the Use of Credit Information in Personal Insurance Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning definitions.
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2017-04-26
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
ILSB1948IntroCreates the State Resources and Federal Immigration Mandates Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1670IntroAmends the Gubernatorial Boards and Commissions Act. Provides that the Governor's Office of Boards and Commissions database shall include an application data field where an applicant may optionally disclose his or her sexual orientation for reporting...
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2017-04-26
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
ILSB1761IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a non-violent sexual advance, nor the discovery, knowledge, or perception of a person's sex or sexual orientation, including under circumstances in which the defendant and victim dated or had a romantic...
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2017-04-26
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
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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2017-04-26
To Senate Criminal Law Committee
ILHB2663EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that early childhood programs receiving State Board of Education grants for preschool educational programs shall prohibit the expulsion of children. Provides instead that when persistent and serious challenging behavi...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Education Committee
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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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1933IntroAmends 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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2017-04-26
To Senate Executive Committee
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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2017-04-26
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1804EngrossAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Allows a motion to be filed with the trial court that entered the judgment of conviction in a defendant's case at any time following the entry of a guilty verdict or a finding of guilt for any offense un...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Criminal Law Committee
ILSB1267IntroCreates the Railroad Supplier Diversity Act. Defines terms. Provides that each Class I railroad company shall, no later than April 15 of each year, submit to the Illinois Commerce Commission an annual report containing certain information concerning ...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Transportation Committee
ILSB1296IntroCreates the Healthy Workplace Act and amends the State Finance Act. Requires employers to provide specified paid sick days to employees. Sets forth the purposes for and manner in which the sick days may be used. Contains provisions regarding employer...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Labor Committee
ILSB0084EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to make application to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services by July 1, 2017 for a State plan amendment to implement the Community First C...
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2017-04-25
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1695IntroAmends 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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2017-04-25
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
ILSB0982IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that no candidate for President or Vice-President of the United States shall appear on the official ballot for the general election if that candidate has not released his or her tax returns at least 5 days prior to ...
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2017-04-25
Chief Co-Sponsor Changed to Sen. Omar Aquino
ILSB1985IntroAmends the Wildlife Code. Provides that it shall be unlawful to use lead ammunition to take wildlife in State parks or natural areas. Defines "lead ammunition" as a projectile containing one or more percent lead by weight. Makes conforming changes. E...
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2017-04-25
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILSR0353IntroUrges the creation of an environmental justice agenda.
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2017-04-25
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
ILSB1657IntroCreates the Gun Dealer Licensing Act. Provides that it is unlawful for a person to engage in the business of selling, leasing, or otherwise transferring firearms without a license issued by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Pro...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0213EngrossCreates the School Choice Act. Provides findings and declarations of policy. Establishes the School Choice Program. Provides that under the program the custodian of a qualifying pupil is entitled to a School Choice Scholarship to pay for qualified ed...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Education Committee
ILSB1783IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act and the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that all or a portion of the income tax credit awarded for the restoration and preservation of a qualified historic structure located in a River Edge Redevelopment Zone may ...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Revenue Committee
ILHB0425EngrossAmends the Regional Superintendent of Schools Article of the School Code with respect to the Section concerning salaries. Removes certain provisions concerning the abolition of the office of regional superintendent of schools in educational services ...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Education Committee
ILHB3213EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Adds families that are not recipients of benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and that need child care assistance to participate in education and training activities to the lis...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Human Services Committee
ILHB2976EngrossAmends the Department of Central Management Services Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires every institution of higher education approved by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission, whether public or private, to submit an annu...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Higher Education Committee
ILSB0736EngrossCreates the Educational Credit for Military Experience Act. Provides that before June 1, 2018, each institution of higher education shall adopt a policy regarding its awarding of academic credit for military training considered applicable to the requ...
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2017-04-25
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1577IntroAmends the Illinois False Claims Act. Provides that a person who commits certain acts is liable to the State for a civil penalty of not less than the minimum amount and not more than the maximum amount allowed for a civil penalty for a violation of t...
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2017-04-24
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
ILSB1273IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-13
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Chris Nybo
ILSB1272IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-13
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Chris Nybo
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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2017-04-10
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0729IntroAmends the Chicago Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that beginning in State fiscal year 2018, the State shall make annual contributions to the Chicago Public School Teachers' Pension and Retirement Fund. Provides that for State ...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB0704IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that the State Board of Education is, subject to appropriation, authorized to award competitive grants under a Safe Schools and Healthy Learning Environments Program. Provides that under the program, selected school d...
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2017-04-07
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
ILSB0767IntroAmends the Charter Schools Law of the School Code. Provides that, in Chicago, a 4-year university may serve as the authorizer for a multi-site charter school devoted exclusively to re-enrolled high school dropouts.
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1223IntroCreates the Accelerated Placement Act. Provides that any student in a school district may be referred by a teacher, administrator, gifted education specialist, guidance counselor, school psychologist, or parent or legal guardian to the principal for ...
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2017-04-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1738IntroAmends the Minimum Wage Law. Increases the minimum wage from $8.25 to $9.50 beginning July 1, 2017 and increases it by $1.25 each July 1 of 2018 and 2019 and increases it by $1.50 each July 1 of 2020 and 2021, at which point the minimum wage will be ...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1740IntroAmends the School Code and the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Provides that, on and after September 1, 2018, all teacher evaluation ratings on record as "excellent", "proficient", or "needs improvement" are considered "effective", and all ...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1557IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that early childhood programs receiving State Board of Education grants for preschool educational programs shall prohibit the expulsion of children. Provides instead that when persistent and serious challenging behavi...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1513IntroCreates the Apprenticeship Utilization Act. Provides that on projects covered under the Prevailing Wage Act where the estimated cost is in excess of $250,000, all specifications shall require that no less than 15% of the labor hours within each trade...
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2017-04-07
[Hearing: Apr 27 @ 9:00 am]
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB2075IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates a child tax credit in an amount equal to 20% of the federal tax credit allowed under Section 24 of the federal Internal Revenue Code. Effective immediately.
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1724IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires managed care organizations (MCOs) to participate in the Non-Emergency Transportation Services Prior Approval Program (NETSPAP) established under the Code beginning 90 days after the effective date of the ...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB2036IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that unless some other speed restriction is established under a Chapter in the Code governing rules of the road, the maximum speed limit outside an urban district for any vehicle is 60 miles per hour (rather...
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2017-04-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1624IntroAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
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