Illinois Senator Kimberly Lightford [D]

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ILSB3390IntroAmends 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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2018-04-13
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 27, 2018
ILSB2600IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that a person incarcerated on a bailable offense who does not post bail shall be allowed a credit of $30 (rather than $5) for each day incarcerated.
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2018-04-13
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 27, 2018
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
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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2018-04-12
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
ILSR1538PassMourns the death of Mother Minnie Mae Alford.
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2018-04-12
Resolution Adopted
ILSR1588PassMourns the death of Eloise Walker Brown.
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2018-04-12
Resolution Adopted
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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2018-04-11
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 12, 2018
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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2018-04-11
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 12, 2018
ILSB2941IntroAmends 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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2018-04-11
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 011-000-000
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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2018-04-11
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 12, 2018
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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2018-04-11
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
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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2018-04-10
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 11, 2018
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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2018-04-10
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 11, 2018
ILSR1362PassDeclares April 10, 2018 as Pay Equity Day.
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2018-04-10
Resolution Adopted
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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2018-04-02
To Senate Assignments Committee
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
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0582
ILSB0576EngrossAmends the Non-Support Punishment Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Act's short title.
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2018-03-21
To House Executive Committee
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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2018-03-19
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
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
ILSR1419PassDeclares March of 2018 as "Endometriosis Awareness Month" in the State of Illinois.
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2018-03-14
Resolution Adopted
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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2018-03-14
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 10, 2018
ILHB4743EngrossAmends 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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2018-03-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2018-03-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2018-03-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0559IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-03-07
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
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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2018-03-02
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR1462PassMourns the death of Corey Martell Butler.
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2018-03-01
Resolution Adopted
ILHB1273EnrollAmends the Illinois Banking Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the primary powers of banks.
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2018-03-01
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
ILSR1186PassPerformance audit of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2018-02-21
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
ILSB2874IntroAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that beginning January 1, 2019, a supplying municipality in Cook County shall not charge another municipality in Cook County more than the actual cost of providing water to the municipality. Provides that ...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3000IntroAmends the School Code and the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. 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 ...
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2018-02-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1273IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3171IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning special education classes for children from orphanages, foster family homes, children's homes, or State housing units.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3248IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Chicago school district.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3173IntroAmends the Courses of Study Article of the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning physical education and training.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3172IntroAmends the Common School Fund Article of the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning Tax Equivalent Grants.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3579IntroAmends 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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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1624IntroAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3059IntroCreates the Course Equity Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2018-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR1395PassMourns the death of Walter Pilditch.
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2018-02-08
Resolution Adopted
ILSB2584IntroAmends the Consumer Installment Loan Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a license required to engage in the business of making loans of money in a principal amount not exceeding $40,000.
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2018-02-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR1176PassMourns the death of Calvin Bland.
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2018-01-31
Resolution Adopted
ILSR1245PassMourns the death of Dorothy Anne Davis.
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2018-01-31
Resolution Adopted
ILSR1315PassMourns the death of Tara Latrice Brewer of Broadview.
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2018-01-31
Resolution Adopted
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
ILSB0867PassAmends the Limited Liability Company Act. Reduces the fee collected by the Secretary of State for the filing of articles of organization, applications for admission, and restated articles of organization from $500 to $39 and reduces those fees in con...
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2017-12-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0571
ILSB1381PassAmends 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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2017-12-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0568
ILSB0225EngrossAmends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-12-15
To House Rules Committee
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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