Illinois Senator Kimberly Lightford [D]

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ILSB2306IntroAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Creates the Office of Inclusion within the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to assist minority-owned businesses, women-owned b...
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2020-01-22
To Senate Commerce and Economic Development Committee
ILSB2315IntroAmends the School Code. Prohibits a school district employee or volunteer or an independent contractor of a school district from placing a student in seclusion; defines seclusion. Provides that this prohibition does not apply to the use of seclusion ...
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2020-01-22
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2332IntroAmends the School Code and the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Eliminates the requirement that the Chicago Board of Education establish an Office of Chronic Truant Adjudication. Requires the Chicago Board of Education to implement a socio-emotional focus...
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2020-01-22
To Senate Education Committee
ILSB2309IntroCreates the Unidentified Patient Act. Provides that the Act may be referred to as the Elisha Brittman Law. Provides that upon the arrival of an unidentified patient into a hospital's emergency department the hospital shall take specified efforts towa...
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2020-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Public Health Committee
ILSB1679IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that beginning in State fiscal year 2020, the specified income threshold shall be no less than 200% of the then-current federal poverty level for each family size. Effective July 1, 2019.
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2020-01-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1972IntroCreates 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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2020-01-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1379EngrossAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that, in counties with 3,000,000 or more inhabitants, taxpayers of income producing property shall submit income and expense data related to the property annually to the chief county assessment officer. Provides...
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2020-01-20
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1987IntroAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that each chief procurement officer shall submit an annual report to the Governor and the General Assembly by April 15, 2020, and by every April 15 thereafter, on all procurement goals and actual spendin...
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2020-01-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2013IntroAmends the Capital Development Board Act. Provides that the Capital Development Board shall require all museums, zoos, and aquariums located in a park district with a population of over 500,000 and all institutions that receive funding from the Horse...
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2020-01-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0123EngrossAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2020-01-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2924EngrossAmends the Capital Development Board Act. Provides that the Capital Development Board shall require all museums, zoos, and aquariums located in a park district with a population of over 500,000 and all institutions that receive funding from the Horse...
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2020-01-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0110EngrossAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that, for the 2015 taxable year and thereafter, the exemption for veterans with disabilities also carries over to the surviving spouse of a veteran who was killed in the line of duty in the current taxable year ...
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2020-01-16
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2461IntroAmends the Conversion and Formation of School Districts Article of the School Code. Creates the School District Efficiency Commission. Provides for the membership and support of the Commission. Provides that the purpose of the Commission is to make r...
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2020-01-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0453EngrossAmends the Credit Card Marketing Act of 2009. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2020-01-13
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1784PassAmends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Modifies the disclosure of economic interests Article to provide for separate provisions concerning statements of economic interests to be filed with the Secretary of State and the county clerk respectivel...
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2019-12-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0620
ILSB1864EngrossAmends the Smoke Free Illinois Act. Includes the use of alternative nicotine products and electronic cigarettes in the definition of "smoke" or "smoking". Defines "electronic cigarette", "nicotine", and "tobacco product". Amends the Prevention of Tob...
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2019-12-16
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0471EngrossAmends the Labor Dispute Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-12-16
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0665IntroAmends the ID/DD Community Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-12-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1909PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Requires certain group health insurance policies and other specified policies to provide coverage of medically necessary treatment for postpartum complications as determined by the woman's treating physician. Makes...
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2019-12-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0609
ILSB0449EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a financial oversight panel's powers.
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2019-12-11
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0010PassAmends the School Code. Provides that in fixing the salaries of teachers, a school board shall pay those who serve on a full-time basis a rate not less than (i) $32,076 for the 2020-2021 school year, (ii) $34,576 for the 2021-2022 school year, (iii) ...
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2019-12-05
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0594
ILSB1188EngrossAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that a defendant charged with one or more misdemeanors and for whom a court has determined under the Code that a bona fide doubt of the defendant's fitness has been raised may be admitted into a...
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2019-11-28
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1407EngrossCreates the Illinois Hazardous Materials Workforce Training Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2019-11-28
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2307IntroAmends Public Act 101-7. Provides that up to 15% of the amounts appropriated to the Department of Human Services for grants to community providers and local governments for the purposes of encouraging full participation in the 2020 federal decennial ...
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2019-11-14
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHJR0094PassRESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONE HUNDRED FIRST GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, THE SENATE CONCURRING HEREIN, that when the two Houses adjourn on Thursday, November 14, 2019, the House of Representatives stands adjourned...
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2019-11-14
Adopted Both Houses
ILSB0132IntroAmends the Nurse Practice Act and the Medical Practice Act of 1987. Requires the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to adopt rules to include implicit bias training in the continuing education requirements for licensees under the Act...
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2019-11-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2084EngrossAmends 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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2019-10-30
To House Rules Committee
ILSR0754PassThanks State Senator Toi Hutchinson for her service to the people of Illinois.
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2019-10-30
Resolution Adopted
ILHJR0089PassRESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONE HUNDRED FIRST GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, THE SENATE CONCURRING HEREIN, that when the two Houses adjourn on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, the House of Representatives stands adjourned...
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2019-10-30
Adopted Both Houses
ILSB2132IntroCreates the Clean Energy Jobs Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2019-10-24
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
ILSB1213PassAmends the School Code. Provides that, on and after September 1, 2019, all teacher evaluation ratings on record as "excellent", "proficient", or "needs improvement" are considered "effective" and all teacher evaluation ratings on record as "unsatisfa...
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2019-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0591
ILSB0651PassAmends the Public Utilities Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title and applicability of the Electric Service Customer Choice and Rate Relief Law of 1997.
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2019-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0590
ILHB2237PassAmends the State Treasurer Act. Provides that the State Treasurer shall establish the Illinois Higher Education Savings Program for the purpose of expanding access to higher education through savings. Provides for enrollment in the Program. Provides ...
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2019-08-27
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
ILSB1524PassCreates the Illinois Student Loan Investment Act. Provides for the establishment, operation, and administration of the Student Investment Account by the State Treasurer. Provides that the State Treasurer shall establish fees to cover the costs of adm...
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0586
ILSB2080IntroAmends the Electric Service Customer Choice and Rate Relief Law of 1997 of the Public Utilities Act. In provisions concerning infrastructure investment and modernization: Provides that beginning in 2022, a participating utility other than a combinati...
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2019-08-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1726PassAmends the Alzheimer's Disease Research Act. Changes the short title of the Act to the Alzheimer's Disease Research, Care, and Support Fund Act. Creates the full-time position of Dementia Coordinator within the Department of Public Health, who is res...
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0588
ILSB0162PassAmends the Counties Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, Illinois Insurance Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, and the Illinois Public Aid Code. In provisions concerning coverage for mammograms, provides that coverage shall also include a d...
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0580
ILHB2800PassAmends the General Not For Profit Corporation Act of 1986. Provides that a domestic or foreign corporation shall, in its annual report, supply the rural route number, if applicable, for the address of its principal office. Provides that the Secretary...
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0578
ILHB3550PassAmends the School Code. With regard to a sex education course, provides that course material and instruction in grades 6 through 12 must include an age-appropriate discussion on the meaning of consent that includes discussion on recognizing that (i) ...
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0579
ILHB2165PassAmends the School Code. With regard to required high school courses as a prerequisite to receiving a high school diploma, removes a provision specifying that the 3 years of mathematics must include one year of Algebra I and one year that includes geo...
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0464
ILHB1561PassAmends the School Safety Drill Act. Requires all school boards of school districts to develop threat assessment protocols and to create threat assessment teams. Provides that the threat assessment team shall include specified personnel and other memb...
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0455
ILSB1641PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) to identify and flag college students who are potentially eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Provides that the...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0560
ILSB1525PassAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Requires the Department of Children and Family Services, subject to appropriations, to provide eligible youth an apprenticeship stipend to cover those costs associated with entering an apprenticeship, incl...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0558
ILSB1778PassAmends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Removes the list of mandated reports under the Act and instead lists several categories of professionals required to report suspected child abuse and neglect to the Department of Children and Famil...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0564
ILHB0002PassAmends the Medical Patient Rights Act. Provides that every woman has certain rights with regard to pregnancy and childbirth, including the right to receive care that is consistent with current scientific evidence about benefits and risks, the right t...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0445
ILHB2627PassAmends the School Code. Provides that a student may not be questioned or detained at a school site at which students are detained in connection with criminal charges or allegations, taken into custody, or engaged with law enforcement personnel withou...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0478
ILHB3511PassCreates the Maternal Mental Health Conditions Education, Early Diagnosis, and Treatment Act. Provides that a general acute care hospital or special hospital that has a perinatal unit, in collaboration with medical staff, shall by January 1, 2021 deve...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0512
ILHB2176PassAmends the Illinois Notary Public Act. Modifies the required disavowal of legal representation notice. Provides that the failure of a notary public to follow specified notice requirements shall result in a fine of $1,500 (currently, $1,000) for each ...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0465
ILSB1290PassCreates the Immigrant Tenant Protection Act. Defines terms. Provides that, with exceptions, a landlord shall not: (1) threaten to disclose or actually disclose information regarding or relating to the immigration or citizenship status of a tenant to ...
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2019-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0439
ILSB2090PassAmends 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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2019-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0442
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