Illinois Senator Kimberly Lightford [D] | House

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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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2018-05-25
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
ILHB3142EngrossCreates the Criminal History in College Applications Act. Provides that a public college may not inquire about or consider an applicant's criminal history information at any time during the admission decision-making process, except as required by Sta...
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2018-05-25
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
ILHB4409EngrossAmends the School Code. In the Article governing children with disabilities, provides that, amongst other meanings, a "school psychologist" means a person who holds a valid Nationally Certified School Psychologist credential (rather than certificate)...
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2018-05-25
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
ILHB3920EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-25
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
ILHB4163EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-25
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
ILHB5696EngrossCreates 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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2018-05-25
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
ILHB4442EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-25
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
ILHB4324EngrossCreates the Wage Lien Act. Provides that a lien exists on an employer's property for the amount of unpaid wages owed to an employee. Defines terms and includes provisions concerning creation of the lien; exemptions; notice; limitations; recording of ...
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2018-05-25
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
ILHB5627EngrossAmends the Educator Licensure Article of the School Code. Makes changes to provisions concerning the licensure powers of the State Board of Education, the State Educator Preparation and Licensure Board (including adding 2 members), types of licenses ...
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2018-05-25
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
ILHB4208EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-25
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
ILHB5197EngrossAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a department foreign fire insurance board shall be created within the fire department of all municipalities (rather than municipalities with fewer than 500,000 inhabitants) that have an organized fire...
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2018-05-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4146EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-25
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
ILHB5062EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, the State Board of Education shall develop and maintain a program aimed at facilitating education in advanced manufacturing technical skills. Provides that the program s...
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2018-05-25
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
ILHB5245EngrossAmends the Sexual Assault Survivors Emergency Treatment Act. Adds various provisions concerning requirements for hospitals and pediatric health care facilities in relation to pediatric sexual assault care. Provides that a hospital licensed under the ...
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2018-05-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3080EngrossAmends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Beginning July 1, 2017, increases the amount of employment as a teacher that a retired teacher may perform without impairing retirement status; allows 130 paid days or 700 paid hours ...
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2018-05-25
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
ILHB5786EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-25
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
ILHB5770EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-25
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 2
ILHB1595EngrossAmends the Minimum Wage Law. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the application of the Act.
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2018-05-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4412EngrossAmends the State Universities Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that the Board shall make best efforts to ensure that the racial and ethnic makeup of the System's senior administrative staff represents the racial and ethnic makeup of the...
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2018-05-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2354EngrossCreates the Lethal Violence Order of Protection Act. Provides that a petitioner may request an emergency lethal violence order of protection by filing an affidavit or verified pleading alleging that the respondent poses an immediate and present dange...
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2018-05-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILHB5599EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-24
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5481EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-24
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5351EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-24
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5588EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-24
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
ILHB5148EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that course material and instruction in a sex education course shall include, with an emphasis on the workplace environment and life on a college campus, material and discussion on what constitutes sexual consent and ...
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2018-05-24
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4965EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-24
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
ILHB5109EnrollCreates the Community Behavioral Health Care Professional Loan Repayment Program Act. Creates the Community Behavioral Health Care Professional Loan Repayment Program to be administered by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. Provides that the...
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2018-05-24
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
ILHB4516EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-24
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4743EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4383EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5202EnrollAmends the Governor's Office of Management and Budget Act. Creates the Youth Budget Commission is established within the Office with the goal of producing an annual youth budget fiscal scan. Sets forth the membership and terms of the Commission. Effe...
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2018-05-23
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
ILHB4658EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4096EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4469EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4392EnrollAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall require every provider of mammography services to, if a patient's mammogram demonstrates de...
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2018-05-22
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
ILHB4900EngrossCreates the Illinois Generic Drug Pricing Fairness Act. Provides that a manufacturer or wholesale drug distributor shall not engage in price gouging in the sale of an essential off-patent or generic drug. Provides that the Director of Healthcare and ...
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2018-05-22
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
ILHB4346EnrollAmends the School Code and various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. With respect to the requirement that the events of Black History be taught in every public elementary school and high school...
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2018-05-21
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILHB4710EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-17
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
ILHB4515EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-17
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
ILHB4568EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Deletes language repealing the Healthy Local Food Incentives Program on June 30, 2019.
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2018-05-16
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4572EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-16
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5721EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-11
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
ILHB1273VetoAmends the Illinois Banking Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the primary powers of banks.
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2018-05-08
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
ILHB0772EngrossAmends the Electronic Products Recycling and Reuse Act. Provides that accreditation is not required for facilities that place cathode ray tube (CRT) glass in storage cells for future retrieval in accordance with specified provisions of the Act. Provi...
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2018-04-18
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
ILHB4095EnrollAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that a consumer reporting agency may not impose a charge on a consumer for placing a freeze, removing a freeze, or temporarily lifting a freeze. Makes corresponding changes. Eff...
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2018-04-12
Sent to the Governor
ILHB5812PassAmends the School Code. With regard to property tax relief pool grants, provides that each year, the State Board of Education shall set a threshold above which a school district may apply for property tax relief. Provides that the intended relief may...
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2018-03-23
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ILHB0768FailAmends the Charter Schools Law of the School Code. Removes provisions allowing the State Charter School Commission to reverse a school board's decision to deny, revoke, or not renew a charter; makes related changes. Provides that if a charter school ...
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2018-03-16
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHB2771EngrossCreates 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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2018-01-24
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
ILHB2462FailAmends 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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2017-12-11
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
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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2017-12-11
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
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