Illinois Senator Kimberly Lightford [D] | Senate

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ILSB1595EngrossAmends the Film Production Services Tax Credit Act of 2008. Provides that Illinois labor expenditures include the first $200,000 of out-of-state wages paid or incurred by a production company or loan out corporation, subject to withholding payments, ...
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2019-05-21
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1167EngrossAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to establish and administer an adult vocational community college scholarship program. Provides that beginning with the 2020-2021 academic year, t...
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2019-05-21
[Hearing: May 21 @ 8:30 am]
Do Pass / Short Debate Higher Education Committee; 012-000-000
ILSB0054EngrossAmends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Creates a third-party facilitator license. Establishes licensing fees, recordkeeping requirements, reporting requirements, and other requirements for a third-party facilitator licensee. Provides that a retailer ...
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2019-05-20
To House Executive Committee
ILSB1524EngrossCreates 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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2019-05-20
House Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
ILSB2140EngrossRepeals the Kyoto Protocol Act of 1998. Effective immediately.
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2019-05-20
[Hearing: May 22 @ 8:30 am]
To House Executive Committee
ILSB1641EngrossAmends 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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2019-05-20
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
ILSB1743EngrossAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Requires the Department of Children and Family Services, in coordination with specified entities, to develop and process a standardized survey to gather feedback from children who are aging out of foster c...
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2019-05-20
To House Rules 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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2019-05-20
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2122EngrossAmends the Public Community College Act. Provides for legislative findings. Provides that, subject to appropriation, the Illinois Community College Board shall establish a community college apprenticeship grant program to expand opportunities for cre...
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2019-05-20
Fiscal Note Filed
ILSJRCA0001EngrossProposes to amend the Revenue Article of the Illinois Constitution. Removes a provision that provides that a tax on income shall be measured at a non-graduated rate. Provides that there may be one tax on the income of individuals and corporations (cu...
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2019-05-20
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ILSJR0041EngrossDirects the Illinois Community College Board and the Illinois Board of Higher Education to establish a joint advisory council to study how Illinois can maximize the number of students completing credit-bearing certificate programs and two-year or fou...
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2019-05-20
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0651EngrossAmends 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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2019-05-17
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
ILSB1460EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that priority in the distribution of funds appropriated for the Illinois Teaching Excellence Program must be given to a qualified educator employed by an Organizational Unit assigned to Tier 1 under the evidence-based...
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2019-05-17
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
ILSB0449EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a financial oversight panel's powers.
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2019-05-17
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
ILSB1510EngrossAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-05-17
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1778EngrossAmends 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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2019-05-17
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
ILSB0162EngrossAmends 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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2019-05-17
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
ILSB1418EngrossAmends the Children's Advocacy Center Act. Provides that consent is not required for a forensic interview to be electronically recorded and that failure to record does not render a forensic interview inadmissible. Provides that a forensic interview, ...
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2019-05-16
Sponsor Removed Sen. Rachelle Crowe
ILSB1941EngrossAmends 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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2019-05-16
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1746EngrossAmends the School Code. With regard to issuing bonds not to exceed a certain amount for the purpose of creating, recreating, or increasing a working cash fund, adds to that amount 85% of the most recent amount of all State funding received by the sch...
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2019-05-16
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB0024EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that no rail carrier shall operate a train or light engine used in connection with the movement of freight unless it has an operating crew consisting of at least 2 individuals. Provides that the minimum frei...
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2019-05-16
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Diane Pappas
ILSB1735EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that for purposes of determining eligibility and the amount of assistance under the Code, the Department of Human Services and local governmental units shall exclude from consideration, for a period of no...
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2019-05-16
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
ILSB1726EngrossAmends 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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2019-05-16
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1627EngrossAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Eliminates the amendatory changes made by Public Act 100-574 to the Code. Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that a movant may present a meritorious claim under this section if the allegations ...
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2019-05-16
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1610EngrossAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that if the defendant is arraigned on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act and the court fails to advise the defendant before the acceptance of a plea of guilty, guilty but mentally...
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2019-05-16
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1319EngrossAmends the Illinois Act on the Aging. Defines "greatest social need" for the purpose of a specified rule. Makes a conforming change. Amends the Assisted Living and Shared Housing Act. Prohibits unlawful discrimination by an owner, licensee, administr...
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2019-05-16
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
ILSB1907EngrossAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. With regard to in-state tuition charges, provides that, beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year, per the federal requirements for maintaining...
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2019-05-16
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1332EngrossAmends the State Comptroller Act. Creates the Illinois Bank On Initiative to increase the use of Certified Financial Products and reduce reliance on alternative financial products. Provides that the Illinois Bank On Initiative shall be administered b...
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2019-05-16
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
ILSB2090EngrossAmends 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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2019-05-16
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1731EngrossAmends the School Code. With regard to the in-service training program on the warning signs of mental illness and suicidal behavior in youth, provides that the program must utilize evidence-based training that educates the participants on (i) recogni...
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2019-05-16
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1868EngrossAmends the Limitations Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that if there is evidence that childhood sexual abuse was committed by a person who holds a position of trust, authority, or supervision over the minor victim, and that person fr...
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2019-05-16
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2024EngrossCreates the Apprenticeship Study Act. Creates the Apprenticeship Study. Requires the Department of Labor to conduct a study on the potential expansion of apprenticeship programs in this State and produce a report on its findings. Provides for the con...
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2019-05-16
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1744EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that prior to release of a person on parole, mandatory supervised release, final discharge, or pardon the Department of Corrections shall screen every person for Medicaid eligibility. Requires correcti...
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2019-05-16
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1919EngrossAmends the Public Community College Act. Requires the Illinois Community College Board to establish and administer a manufacturing training grant program. Provides that to qualify for a grant, a community college district and a public high school loc...
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2019-05-16
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Sosnowski
ILSB1636EngrossAmends the Contractor Prompt Payment Act. Provides that a retainage of 10% of the payment may be withheld from a payment under a construction contract prior to the completion of 50% of the contract. Provides that after 50% of the contract is complete...
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2019-05-16
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1425EngrossAmends the Suicide Prevention, Education, and Treatment Act. Makes changes concerning the findings of the General Assembly. Creates the Office of Suicide Prevention within the Department of Public Health for the purpose of implementing the Act. Requi...
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2019-05-16
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark L. Walker
ILSB0453EngrossAmends the Credit Card Marketing Act of 2009. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-05-16
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
ILSB1658EngrossAmends the School Code to create the Office of School Safety within the State Board of Education. Provides for the Office's duties. Requires the Office to create a grant program for expenditures related to improving school safety. Provides that grant...
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2019-05-16
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1694EngrossAmends the School Code. With regard to the prerequisites to receiving a high school diploma, provides that each pupil entering the 9th grade in the 2020-2021 school year or a subsequent school year must, in addition to other course requirements, succ...
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2019-05-16
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSR0386IntroExpresses support for the State of Illinois becoming a racially, ethnically, and inclusive entity that will employ a racial, ethnic, and inclusion (REI) lens in all policies, programs, employment practices, staff and leadership professional developme...
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2019-05-16
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
ILSB1807IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to require managed care organizations (MCOs) to ensure: (1) that any provider under contract with an MCO on the date of s...
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2019-05-15
Re-assigned to Executive
ILSB1525EngrossAmends 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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2019-05-15
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2019
ILSB0471EngrossAmends the Labor Dispute Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-05-15
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
ILSB2249IntroCreates the Access to Justice Grant Program Act. Establishes a Program and a Panel to issue and award grants to 2 community-based organizations to increase outreach, education on legal matters, and access to legal services to low-income communities o...
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2019-05-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0007IntroCreates the Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2019-05-15
Sponsor Removed Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
ILSB0010EngrossAmends 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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2019-05-14
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB0075EngrossCreates the Hotel and Casino Employee Safety Act. Requires hotels and casinos to adopt anti-sexual harassment policies and make panic buttons available to certain employees. Prohibits retaliation against an employee for using a panic button, availing...
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2019-05-14
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB0209EngrossAmends the School Code. With regard to special education joint agreements, provides that under no circumstances may a petition for withdrawal from a joint agreement be presented to other member districts less than 18 months from the date of the propo...
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2019-05-14
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
ILSB1673IntroCreates the Mental Health Modernization and Access Improvement Act. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to apply for a Medicaid waiver or State Plan amendment, or both, within 6 months after the effective date of the Act to deve...
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2019-05-14
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSJR0026EngrossRescinds Illinois' ratification of the Corwin Amendment to the United States Constitution.
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2019-05-14
Motion to Suspend Rule 21 - Prevailed
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