Illinois Senator Kimberly Lightford [D] | Senate

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ILSB1381EngrossAmends 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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2017-10-20
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1657EngrossCreates 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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2017-10-17
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
ILSB1905VetoCreates the Collective Bargaining Freedom Act. Provides that it is the policy of the State that employers, employees, and their labor organizations are free to bargain collectively. Provides that the authority to enact laws or rules that restrict the...
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2017-10-12
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
ILSB0776PassAmends the Predatory Lending Database Article of the Residential Real Property Disclosure Act. Changes the definition of "counseling" and "originator". Provides that each certificate of compliance with the Article or certificate of exemption must con...
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2017-09-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0509
ILSR0794PassUrges law enforcement to recognize white nationalist and neo-Nazi groups as terrorist organizations, and to pursue dismantling the criminal elements of these domestic terrorist organizations in the same manner as other manifestations of terrorism.
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2017-09-08
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
ILSR0830IntroMourns the death of Shirley Wade.
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2017-09-07
Referred to Resolutions Consent Calendar
ILSB1947PassAmends the School Code. Provides that beginning July 1, 2018, every school district, charter school, or alternative school or any school receiving public funds shall collect and review its chronic absence data and determine what systems of support an...
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2017-08-31
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0465
ILSB0001VetoAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction. Effective immediately, but this Act does not take effect at all unless Senate Bills 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, and 13 of the 100th General ...
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2017-08-30
Bill Dead - Amendatory Veto
ILSB1933PassAmends 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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2017-08-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0464
ILSB0031PassAmends the State Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0463
ILSB1267PassCreates 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0423
ILSB1223PassCreates 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0421
ILSB1567PassAmends the Economic Development for a Growing Economy Tax Credit Act. Provides that each taxpayer claiming a credit under the Act shall, no later than April 15 of each taxable year for which the taxpayer claims a credit, submit to the Illinois Commer...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0451
ILSB1577PassAmends 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0452
ILSB0885PassRepeals 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0416
ILSB1761PassAmends 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0460
ILSB1351VetoAmends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-25
Governor Vetoed
ILSB0764PassAmends the School Code. Requires each public school and charter school to post, in a clearly visible location in a public area of the school that is readily accessible to students, a sign in English and in Spanish that contains the toll-free telephon...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0413
ILSB0768PassAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Extends the repeal date of the Clinical Social Work and Social Work Practice Act from January 1, 2018 to January 1, 2028. Amends the Clinical Social Work and Social Work Practice Act. Makes changes in provisions conc...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0414
ILSB1353VetoAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that for a person who is a resident in a facility licensed under the ID/DD Community Care Act, the Community-Integrated Living Arrangements Licensure and Certification Ac...
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2017-08-25
Governor Vetoed
ILSB0262PassAmends the Taxation Disclosure Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0391
ILSB0081VetoAmends the Minimum Wage Law. Excludes from the definition of "employee" an employee employed as a player who is 28 years old or younger, a manager, a coach, or an athletic trainer by a minor league professional baseball team not affiliated with a maj...
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2017-08-25
Governor Vetoed
ILSB2046PassAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax checkoff for the Thriving Youth Income Tax Checkoff Fund. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Fund. Provides that moneys in the Fund shall be used by the Department of Human Services fo...
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0329
ILSB1688PassAmends 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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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0286
ILSB1843PassAmends the Counties Code. Provides that a court considering the petition of an interested person to appoint a special prosecutor shall presume, without demonstration from the petitioner, a conflict of interest on behalf of any State's Attorney not ex...
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0319
ILSB1869PassAmends the Legislative Information System Act. Provides that within one-year after the effective date of this amendatory Act, the Legislative Information System shall create a Spanish-language version of its website to provide legislative information...
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0320
ILSB0838PassAmends 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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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0224
ILSB1739PassAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Provides that a student who is already licensed to teach and is enrolled in a course of study leading to an additional teaching endorsement or a master's degree in an academic field in which he or s...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0235
ILSB1846PassAmends the School Code. Requires the Department of Public Health to promulgate rules and regulations to include asthma in the standard school health examination. Makes conforming changes. Amends the Illinois Health Statistics Act. Requires the Depart...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0238
ILSB0889PassAmends 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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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0228
ILSB1670PassAmends 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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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0234
ILSB0858PassAmends the Illinois Freedom to Work Act. Provides that "low-wage employee" means an employee whose earnings do not exceed the greater of (1) the hourly rate equal to the minimum wage required by the applicable federal, State, or local minimum wage la...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0225
ILSB1783PassAmends 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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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0236
ILSB0449PassAmends the Higher Education Veterans Service Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0211
ILSB0084PassAmends 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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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0079
ILSB0189PassAmends 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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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0080
ILSB0002IntroAmends the Minimum Wage Law. Increases the minimum wage from $8.25 to $9.00 beginning July 1, 2017 and increases it by $0.50 each July 1 until July 1, 2021, at which point the minimum wage will be $11.00. Preempts home rule powers, except that the li...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0083IntroAmends 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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0981IntroAmends 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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1386IntroAmends the Hospital Provider Funding Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Extends the period of time certain hospital assessments are imposed through State fiscal year 2020. Effective July 1, 2017.
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments 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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0446EngrossAmends the School Construction Law. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning referendum requirements.
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1829IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning licensure of educators.
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments 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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2047IntroAmends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Provides that in an investigation in which the alleged perpetrator of abuse or neglect is a school employee, including, but not limited to, a school teacher or administrator, and the recommendation...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1848IntroAmends the State Prompt Payment Act. Provides that goods or services furnished to the State includes, but is not limited to, services concerning prevention, intervention, or treatment services and supports for youth provided by a vendor by virtue of ...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2053IntroAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Requires that applications for certification, registration, and licensure must contain specific language that states that the applicant is not obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or a...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-08-04
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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
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