Illinois Senator Kimberly Lightford [D]

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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
ILHB3817PassAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0285
ILHB0698PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Creates the Prisoner Entrepreneur Education Program Law. Provides that the Prisoner Entrepreneur Education Program shall be established as a 5-year pilot project to be instituted within the Department of Correc...
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0283
ILHB2373PassAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that the court may order the sealing of the records of arrests or charges not initiated by arrest which result in an order of supervision or a conviction for a misdemeanor violation of public indecency...
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0284
ILHB2800PassAmends the Perinatal HIV Prevention Act. Provides that every health care professional who provides health care services to a pregnant person, unless a pregnant person already has a documented negative HIV status (currently, already been tested) durin...
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2017-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0265
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
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
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
ILHB2976PassAmends 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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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0140
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
ILHB3110PassCreates the Social Services Contract Notice Act. Provides that the Act applies only to non-governmental service providers who deliver social services designed to ensure the health, safety, education, or welfare of Illinois residents on behalf of the ...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0153
ILHB3709PassAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Provides that counseling services or psychotherapy on an outpatient basis provided to a minor 12 years of age or older must be provided by, or under the supervision of, a licensed service ...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0196
ILHB3711PassAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person also commits hate crime when, by reason of the actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or national origin of anoth...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0197
ILHB3165PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the training for Department of Juvenile Justice personnel shall include courses in restorative justice. Defines "restorative justice". Provides that the Department may adopt rules to implement the...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0157
ILHB3059PassAmends the School Code. Requires a school district's school report card to include average daily attendance by grade level. Effective immediately.
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0147
ILHB3615PassAmends 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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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0191
ILHB2663PassAmends the School Code. Provides that early childhood programs receiving State Board of Education grants for preschool educational programs shall prohibit the expulsion of children. Provides instead that when persistent and serious challenging behavi...
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2017-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0105
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
ILHB2426PassAmends the School Code. In provisions concerning the Early Childhood Education Block Grant, provides that (i) the requirement to fund programs for children ages 0-3 applies to funds distributed by this State and funds distributed to the Chicago schoo...
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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0055
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
ILHB0386EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Repeals a provision providing for the collection of an annual commercial distribution fee on vehicles of the second division weighing more than 8,000 pounds. Makes conforming changes. Effective July 1, 2018.
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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
ILSB1405IntroAmends 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 Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Act of 2013 or the Community-Integrated Living Arrangements ...
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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
ILSB0625IntroAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Extends the repeal of the Nurse Practice Act from January 1, 2018 to January 1, 2028. Amends the Nurse Practice Act. Defines "focused assessment", "full practice authority", "oversight", and "postgraduate advanced pr...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments 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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0642IntroAmends the Nurse Practice Act. In provisions concerning scope of practice, written collaborative agreements, temporary practice with a collaborative agreement, prescriptive authority with a collaborative agreement, titles, advertising, continuing edu...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3259EngrossAmends 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
ILHB2721PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code, the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971, the Counties Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, the School Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, the Limited Health Service Organization Act, and the Volunt...
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2017-07-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0024
ILSB0453EngrossAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title of the Act.
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0955EngrossAmends 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 which build toward livable wages for front-line personnel ...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0036PassDesignates Interstate 55 as it travels from the Tri-State Tollway to East St. Louis as the "Barack Obama Presidential Expressway".
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2017-07-04
Adopted Both Houses
ILHJR0046PassDesignates the portion of Roosevelt Road from Cicero Avenue to Austin Avenue in Chicago as "Muhammad Ali Road".
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2017-07-04
Adopted Both Houses
ILSR0679PassMourns the death of Cook County Commissioner Robert Steele.
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2017-07-01
Resolution Adopted
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