Illinois Senator Kimberly Lightford [D]

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ILSB0302Intro
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Amends the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Act. Provides that the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Act, to the extent that there is a conflict between the provisions of Executive Order 2017-1 and the Act, supersedes the...
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2021-10-20
To Senate Executive Committee
ILSB0570Intro
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Amends the Public Utilities Act. Changes the repeal date for provisions authorizing natural gas surcharges to provide for recovery of costs associated with investments in qualifying infrastructure plants from December 31, 2023 to January 1, 2022.
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2021-10-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3401Engross
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Reinserts the provisions of the bill as amended by Senate Amendment No. 1 with the following changes: Provides that no physician, nurse, emergency medical personnel, hospital, or other health care institution shall be liable for any act or omission r...
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2021-10-20
[Hearing: Oct 20 @ 11:00 am]

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
ILHB3173Engross
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Amends the School Code. Adds bullying and the death of a family member as mitigating factors that a student may disclose during a suspension review hearing or expulsion hearing. If allegations of sexual violence or gender-based harassment (rather tha...
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2021-10-20
[Hearing: Oct 20 @ 9:00 am]

Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1, 2, 3
ILHB0594Engross
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Creates the Illinois Legislative Youth Advisory Council Act. Provides that the purpose of the Council is to facilitate communication between the youth of the State of Illinois and the elected branches of State government regarding the issues, interes...
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2021-10-20
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
ILHB2778Engross
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Amends the School Code. With respect to the daily pupil attendance calculation, provides that instead of school improvement days with students in attendance a minimum of 3 clock hours, a school district may opt to have a school improvement day withou...
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2021-10-19
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading October 20, 2021
ILHJR0027Engross
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Creates the Illinois Higher Education in Prison Task Force to analyze the existing state of higher education programs for incarcerated individuals, assess barriers and opportunities for those individuals, and to recommend a legislative action plan to...
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2021-10-19
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
ILSB0101Engross
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Amends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction.
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2021-10-14
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1766Intro
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Appropriates $6,000,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Department on Aging for services provided under the Family Caregiver Act. Effective immediately.
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2021-10-01
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2333Intro
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Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that notwithstanding to the contrary, any provision of the Code, the Post-Conviction Hearing Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963, or the Habeas Corpus Article or the relief from judgment ...
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2021-09-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2339PassReinserts the provisions of the bill as introduced, with the following change: Clarifies language related to restricting the identity of child victims of criminal sexual offenses or alleged criminal sexual offenses by providing that such identity sha...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0651
ILSB2340PassReinserts the provisions of the bill as engrossed, with the following changes: Provides that an advocate and victim's attorney may be exempt from a requirement to exclude a victim's identity in certain records, and removes "parent" from the list of e...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0652
ILHB2109PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that an individual or group policy of accident and health insurance or managed care plan that is amended, delivered, issued, or renewed on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act shall provide co...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0589
ILSB2088PassAmends the School Code. In provisions about appointment of members by the State Superintendent of Education to a committee relating to kindergarten assessment, includes state policy advocates, early childhood administrators, and other stakeholders as...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0635
ILHB0132PassReinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with changes. Provides that the Business Enterprise Program (rather than State agencies) shall recognize and accept the certifications of businesses that have been certified as minority-owned businesses ...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0585
ILHB2553PassCreates Protecting Household Privacy Act. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with these exceptions. Changes the exceptions in which law enforcement agency may obtain household electronic data. Provides that a law enforcement agency may o...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0597
ILHB2746PassCreates the Know Before You Owe Private Education Loan Act. Requires private educational lenders to obtain from the relevant institution of higher education at which the borrower will use the loan proceeds certifications regarding cost, enrollment st...
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2021-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0583
ILHB2595PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that every insurer that amends, delivers, issues, or renews a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance or a qualified health plan offered through the health insurance marketplace in the ...
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2021-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0579
ILSB0815PassReinserts the contents of the engrossed bill with changes. Adds to the membership of the Commission on Equitable Public University Funding. Makes conforming and other changes. Effective immediately.
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2021-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0570
ILSB1962PassRepeals the Commission on the Elimination of Poverty Act. Effective immediately.
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0534
ILHB3217PassReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill, and removes references to "Descendant of American Slaves". Makes conforming changes.
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0465
ILHB3099PassReinserts the contents of the bill with the following changes. Restores current law with respect to the provisions concerning a truant officer's determination as to compliance. Instead, provides that those provisions do not apply to the Chicago schoo...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0456
ILSB0814PassAmends the School Code to make changes concerning the new principal mentoring program, including changes relating to the establishment of a competitive grant program and approval of eligible entities to provide services to new principals, professiona...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0521
ILHB3223PassReinserts the contents of the engrossed bill as amended by Senate Amendment No. 1 with the following changes. Repeals the Section concerning the Ensuring Success in School Task Force on December 1, 2025 (instead of December 1, 2023). Amends the provi...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0466
ILHB3821PassReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Provides that the Task Force shall include one member (rather than 2 members) from an organization with expertise in the child welfare system that advocates to preserve and r...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0506
ILSB0818PassReinserts the contents of the bill as amended by Senate Amendments Nos. 2 and 3, with the following changes. In provisions requiring the State Board of Education to develop and adopt learning standards, specifies that the comprehensive personal healt...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0522
ILHB3281PassAmends the School Code to require a high school to include in its curriculum a unit of instruction about the process of naturalization by which a foreign citizen or foreign national becomes a U.S. citizen. Provides that the course of instruction shal...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0472
ILHB3272PassAmends the School Code. Requires a school board to adopt written policies related to absences and missed homework or classwork assignments as a result of or related to a student's pregnancy. Effective immediately.
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0471
ILHB3906PassAmends the Article of the School Code relating to children with disabilities. Provides that the State Superintendent of Education may determine that the location of the parent or guardian of a student is unknown after considering information submitte...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0514
ILHB3114PassReinserts the contents of the bill with the following changes. Makes changes concerning the membership of the Committee, including adding members. Provides that the members of the Committee must reflect, as much as possible, the racial, ethnic, and g...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0458
ILHB0711PassCreates the Prior Authorization Reform Act. Provides requirements concerning disclosure and review of prior authorization requirements, denial of claims or coverage by a utilization review organization, and the implementation of prior authorization r...
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2021-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0409
ILSB1624PassReinserts the contents of the bill, but changes references from vocational education to career and technical education.
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2021-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0404
ILSB0677PassAmends the Department of Professional Regulation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that for license or registration renewals occurring on or after January 1, 2023, a health care professional who has continuing education requi...
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2021-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0399
ILHB1290PassAmends the Statute on Statutes. Provides that in determining the meaning of any statute or rule or interpretation by the various administrative agencies of this State, for purposes of determining eligibility for any veterans benefit available from th...
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2021-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0382
ILHB3147PassAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Provides that, upon request, a facility shall make every reasonable effort to facilitate at least one phone call or video call between a resident and a single family member of the resident each day during a disaster ...
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2021-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0398
ILSB1721PassAmends the Property Tax Code. In provisions about delinquent property, provides that a county may take steps necessary (currently, shall take all steps necessary) to acquire title to the property and may manage and operate the property, including, bu...
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2021-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0363
ILSB1970PassAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Confidentiality Act. Provides for the limited disclosure of protected mental health information of a recipient who is an inpatient of a mental health facility related to an individual's involvem...
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2021-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0372
ILHB0219PassReinserts the contents of the bill with the following changes. Provides that the State Board of Education shall adopt rules governing the use of isolated time, time out, and physical restraint in public schools and special education nonpublic facilit...
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2021-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0339
ILHB0156PassAmends the School Code. Provides that a school district shall make menstrual (rather than feminine) hygiene products available, at no cost to students, in each bathroom of every school building (rather than in bathrooms of school buildings). Effectiv...
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2021-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0340
ILHB0012PassAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public schools, public universities, and public community colleges in Illinois. Provides that an employee of a school district, public university, or community college district who has been employed f...
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2021-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0335
ILSB1965PassAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that Juneteenth National Freedom Day shall be observed on June 19 of each year as a holiday throughout the State (currently, not a holiday and is observed on the third Saturday of June of each year)....
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2021-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0334
ILSB0669PassReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: Provides that "debt settlement service" does not include the services of any other originator, guarantor, or servicer of federal education loans or private education loans (r...
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2021-08-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0298
ILSB1577PassAmends the Compulsory Attendance Article of the School Code. With respect to the exceptions to the compulsory attendance requirement, provides that absence for cause by illness shall include the mental or behavioral health of a student for up to 5 da...
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2021-08-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0321
ILHB0665PassAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to establish and support, subject to appropriation, entrepreneurship assistance ...
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2021-08-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0272
ILSB0633PassAmends the School Code. Beginning with the 2022-2023 school year, requires the State Board of Education's school report card to include data on the number of incidents of violence that occurred on school grounds or during school-related activities an...
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2021-08-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0294
ILHB0576PassReinserts the contents of the bill with the following changes. Provides that the child, after the second mental health day used, may be referred to the appropriate school support personnel.
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2021-08-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0266
ILSB0667PassCreates the Illinois Way Forward Act. Amends the Illinois TRUST Act. In a provision concerning prohibition on enforcing federal civil immigration laws, provides that a law enforcement agency or law enforcement official may not inquire about or invest...
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2021-08-02
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0234
ILSB1566PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the grounds accorded weight in favor of withholding or minimizing a sentence of imprisonment include that the defendant is pregnant or is the parent of a child or infant whose well-being will be n...
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2021-07-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0211
ILSB0820PassAmends the School Code. In provisions concerning Freedom Schools, changes a reference from Black students to historically disadvantaged students, including African American students and other students of color. Makes a change to the membership of the...
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2021-07-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0209
ILHB0835PassAmends the Lawyers' Assistance Program Act and the State Finance Act. Repeals provisions concerning: the definition of "lawyers' assistance program"; support for lawyers' assistance programs; creation of the Lawyers' Assistance Program Fund; program ...
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2021-07-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0190
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