Illinois Senator Kimberly Lightford [D] | Senate

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ILSB1829EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning licensure of educators.
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2018-04-24
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0351EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the purpose of the "Medicaid" Article.
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2018-04-24
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2542IntroAmends 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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2018-04-24
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2018
ILSB2269IntroMakes appropriations to various agencies for prior year costs for personal services and State contributions to Social Security. Effective immediately .
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2018-04-24
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
ILSB2925IntroAmends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board shall develop or approve a curriculum for a certified training program for school resource officers which shall consist of at least 40 hours ...
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2018-04-24
Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 010-000-000
ILSB3466IntroAmends the School Code. Requires a school district to make reasonable efforts to provide ongoing professional development to teachers, administrators, school board members, school resource officers, and staff on the appropriate and available supporti...
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2018-04-24
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 010-000-000
ILSB2892IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2019, in fixing the salaries of teachers, a school board shall pay those who serve on a full-time basis a rate not less than $40,000 per year. Removes a provision providing for a periodic teach...
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2018-04-24
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2018
ILSB3489IntroAmends the Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Registration Act. Provides that a person who is required to register under the Act may file a Petition to Review Registrant Status with the county where he or she is required to register, seeking...
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2018-04-24
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Criminal Law; 009-000-000
ILSB2838IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that, by January 1, 2019, the State Board of Education shall implement a program and adopt rules to allow school districts to supplement their substitute teacher recruitment for elementary and secondary schools with t...
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2018-04-24
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 010-000-000
ILSB2941EngrossAmends the Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness Act. With respect to the State Board of Education's competency-based, high school graduation requirements pilot program, provides that a school district may participate in the program for some or all o...
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2018-04-24
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3045IntroAmends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. For the period beginning July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020, increases the amount of employment as a teacher that a retired teacher may perform without impairing retirement status; al...
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2018-04-24
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
ILSB2822IntroAmends the Private Business and Vocational Schools Act of 2012, the Private College Act, and the Academic Degree Act. Defines "religious institution" in these Acts. Provides that any religious institution (instead of any institution devoted entirely ...
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2018-04-24
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Higher Education
ILSB3115IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that grant amounts under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program may not vary on the basis of a TANF recipient's county of residence. Increases TANF grant amounts to: 30% of federal pov...
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2018-04-24
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
ILSB2572IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that an approved waiver from or modification to a physical education mandate may remain in effect for a period not to exceed 2 school years (rather than 5 school years like other mandate waivers) and may be renewed no...
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2018-04-24
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
ILSB2844EngrossAmends the School Code. Requires the State Board of Education to establish and maintain the Growing Future Educators Program to train high school graduates who at one time have been identified as English learners and who are enrolled in an approved e...
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2018-04-24
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2881EngrossAmends the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that female and male condoms, incontinence products, diapers, and baby wipes shall be taxed by the State at a rate of 1% (currently, 6.25%). Provides that the net revenue from the 1% tax collected fr...
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2018-04-24
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3015IntroAmends the School Code. With regard to the self-administration and self-carry of asthma medication, provides that a school district, public school, charter school, or nonpublic school may authorize a school nurse or trained personnel to (i) provide u...
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2018-04-24
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Chris Nybo
ILSB3508IntroAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall establish reimbursement rates that build toward livable wages for front-line personnel i...
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2018-04-24
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2018
ILSB3047IntroCreates the Grow Your Own STEM and Vocational Education Teachers Act. Requires a public university to waive any tuition, fees, and on-campus housing costs of a student who agrees to pursue a minimum of a bachelor's degree in science, technology, engi...
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2018-04-24
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2018
ILSB2996EngrossAmends the Lead Poisoning Prevention Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-24
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3108EngrossAmends the Predator Accountability Act. Changes the short title of the Act to the Trafficking Victims Protection Act. Adds references to involuntary servitude and labor trafficking throughout the Act. Provides that a victim of involuntary servitude o...
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2018-04-24
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3249IntroAmends the School Code. With regard to the textbook block grant program, provides that the textbooks authorized to be purchased must accurately portray the diversity of our society, including the role and contributions of people protected under the I...
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2018-04-24
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2018
ILSB3514EngrossAmends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code. Provides that, in a school district with a population of more than 500,000 inhabitants, the principal and all school personnel who are regular members of an individualized education pr...
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2018-04-24
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2347IntroAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning employee rights.
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2018-04-24
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Education
ILSB2352IntroAmends the Collegiate Athletic Association Compliance Enforcement Procedures Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-24
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Education
ILSB2346IntroAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board.
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2018-04-24
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Education
ILSB2345IntroAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning unfair labor practice procedures.
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2018-04-24
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 013-000-000
ILSB2351IntroAmends the Dual Credit Quality Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-24
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
ILSB3511EngrossAmends the Illinois Act on the Aging. In a provision concerning the Community Care Program, establishes the following rate increases in the wages paid by vendors to their employees who provide homemaker services: on July 1, 2018, rates shall be incre...
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2018-04-24
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3103IntroCreates the Immigrant Tenant Protection Act. Defines terms. Provides that, with exceptions, a landlord shall not require disclosure of, disclose, intimidate, harass, or evict a tenant on the basis of a person's immigration or citizenship status. Prov...
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2018-04-24
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Judiciary
ILSB2951IntroCreates the Early Mental Health and Addictions Treatment Act. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, and other specified agencies and entities, to develop a pilot program under which a qualifying adolescent or young adult may rece...
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2018-04-24
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Human Services; 007-001-000
ILSB0405IntroAmends the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-24
To Senate State Government Committee
ILSB2588IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Deletes language repealing the Healthy Local Food Incentives Program on June 30, 2019.
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2018-04-24
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2018
ILSB2547IntroAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-24
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2018
ILSB2846IntroAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Makes post-secondary education tuition and fee waivers available to youth for whom the Department of Children and Family Services has court-ordered legal responsibility, youth who aged out of care at age 1...
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2018-04-24
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2018
ILSB2921EngrossAmends the State Treasurer Act. Modifies and reorganizes the provisions of a Section concerning the College Savings Pool. Provides that the State Treasurer may establish and administer a College Savings Pool as a qualified tuition program under the I...
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2018-04-24
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0201IntroAmends the Union Employee Health and Benefits Protection Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-24
To Senate Labor Committee
ILSB0336IntroAmends the Party Line Emergency Act. Makes a technical change concerning the short title.
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2018-04-23
To Senate Executive Committee
ILSB0034IntroAmends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-23
To Senate Executive Committee
ILSB3223EngrossAmends the Child Death Review Team Act by repealing provisions permitting the Child Death Review Teams Executive Council to establish in the Southern Region of the State a special Child Death Investigation Task Force. Amends the Abused and Neglected ...
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2018-04-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2353IntroAmends the College Campus Press Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-23
Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
ILSB3488IntroCreates the Anti-Registry Program Act. Provides that no agent or agency shall use any moneys, facilities, property, equipment, or personnel of the agency to participate in or provide support in any manner for the creation, publication, or maintenance...
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2018-04-20
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
ILSB3523IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that every 2 years, each election authority shall submit specified information on the voting equipment used within the jurisdiction of the election authority to the State Board of Elections. Requires each election a...
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2018-04-20
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
ILSB3388IntroAmends the Illinois Crime Reduction Act of 2009. Adds definition of "offender" and deletes definition of "violent offender". Provides that an offender who is charged with or convicted of a probation-eligible offense (rather than a non-violent offende...
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2018-04-20
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
ILSB2884EngrossAmends the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that nothing in provisions concerning the election of employee and annuitant trustees shall preclude the Board of Trustees of the Illinois Municipal R...
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2018-04-20
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2606EngrossAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that each State agency entering into or maintaining a contract for the purchase of food under the Code shall adopt a policy that permits the donation of leftover food procured by State funds. Provides th...
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2018-04-20
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0035IntroAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-20
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
ILSB3147IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2433EngrossAmends the Currency Exchange Act. Defines "government assistance check", "government check", "payroll check", "printed", and "protected class". Provides additional considerations by the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation for determini...
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2018-04-19
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2533IntroAmends the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities Act. Provides that invoices submitted under the Act shall be posted on the State Comptroller's website. Provides that each such invoice shall indicate which provision...
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2018-04-19
Postponed - State Government
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