Illinois Senator Kimberly Lightford [D]

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ILSB2866EnrollAmends the Communicable Disease Prevention Act. Provides that the Department must provide all students (currently, all female students) who are entering sixth grade and their parents or legal guardians written information about the link between human...
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2018-05-25
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
ILSB2951EnrollCreates 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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2018-05-25
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Monica Bristow
ILHB5062EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, the State Board of Education shall develop and maintain a program aimed at facilitating education in advanced manufacturing technical skills. Provides that the program s...
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2018-05-25
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
ILSR1764PassMourns the death of James Earl Harlan.
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2018-05-25
Resolution Adopted
ILHB3080EngrossAmends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Beginning July 1, 2017, increases the amount of employment as a teacher that a retired teacher may perform without impairing retirement status; allows 130 paid days or 700 paid hours ...
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2018-05-25
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
ILSB2572EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-24
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2469EnrollAmends the Respite Program Act. In a provision requiring the Director of the Department on Aging to submit an annual report to the Governor and the General Assembly detailing the progress of the respite care services provided under the Act, provides ...
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2018-05-24
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2345EnrollAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning unfair labor practice procedures.
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2018-05-24
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5599EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law or administrative rule to the contrary, beginning in fiscal year 2019, the specified threshold for working families must be no less than 185% of the then-cu...
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2018-05-24
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5481EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that, no later than day 60 of instruction in each school year, a school board shall report to the State Board of Education for kindergarten through grade 12 classes certain information about actively employed teachers...
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2018-05-24
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5148EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that course material and instruction in a sex education course shall include, with an emphasis on the workplace environment and life on a college campus, material and discussion on what constitutes sexual consent and ...
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2018-05-24
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4965EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. In provisions concerning the child care assistance program, provides that a family's eligibility for child care services shall be redetermined no sooner than 12 months following the initial determination or most r...
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2018-05-24
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
ILHB1273FailAmends the Illinois Banking Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the primary powers of banks.
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2018-05-23
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILSB3508EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0355IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section regarding Medicaid co-payments.
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2018-05-23
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
ILHB4900EngrossCreates the Illinois Generic Drug Pricing Fairness Act. Provides that a manufacturer or wholesale drug distributor shall not engage in price gouging in the sale of an essential off-patent or generic drug. Provides that the Director of Healthcare and ...
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2018-05-22
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
ILSB3610IntroAppropriates $5,400,000 from the Common School Fund to the State Board of Education for the purpose of providing one-time, per capita grants to alternative schools, safe schools, or alternative learning opportunity programs that have experienced aver...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2312IntroMakes appropriations from the School Infrastructure Fund to the State Board of Education for school district broadband expansion.
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2018-05-21
To Senate Appropriations II Committee
ILSB0576EngrossAmends the Non-Support Punishment Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Act's short title.
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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2822EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3047EngrossCreates 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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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2846EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3605IntroAppropriates $12,500,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority for grants to the Illinois YouthBuild Coalition. Effective July 1, 2018.
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2018-05-18
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2843IntroAmends the Consumer Installment Loan Act. Defines "title-secured loan". Provides that for title-secured loans entered into or renewed on or after the effective date of the Act: (i) a licensee shall not contract for or receive a charge exceeding 36% a...
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2018-05-17
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
ILSB2382IntroAmends the Navigator Certification Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-17
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
ILSB2259IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates a credit for taxpayers who (1) have an adjusted gross income of $200,000 or less and (2) are college or university students or may claim a college or university student as a dependent. Provides that the cre...
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2018-05-15
Re-assigned to Revenue
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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2018-05-15
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 16, 2018
ILSB2352IntroAmends the Collegiate Athletic Association Compliance Enforcement Procedures Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-15
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2018
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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2018-05-11
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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2018-05-11
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
ILSB2347IntroAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning employee rights.
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2018-05-11
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
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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2018-05-11
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2351IntroAmends the Dual Credit Quality Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-11
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2353IntroAmends the College Campus Press Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-11
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2236IntroAmends the Invest in Kids Act. Provides that no credits may be awarded under the Act for any taxable year that begins in a State fiscal year for which the minimum statutory funding level is not met. Provides that the carry-forward period for those cr...
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2018-05-11
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
ILSB3601IntroAmends the Illinois Act on the Aging. In provisions concerning the Community Care Program, provides that within 30 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, rates for adult days services shall be increased to $15.02 per hour and rates for ...
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2018-05-11
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR1703PassDeclares May 9, 2018 as "Loyola University Chicago Day".
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2018-05-10
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
ILSB2269IntroMakes appropriations to various agencies for prior year costs for personal services and State contributions to Social Security. Effective immediately .
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2018-05-09
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
ILSB2442EngrossAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall require every provider of mammography services to, if a patient's mammogram demonstrates de...
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2018-05-09
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2036IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that unless some other speed restriction is established under a Chapter in the Code governing rules of the road, the maximum speed limit outside an urban district for any vehicle is 60 miles per hour (rather...
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2018-05-03
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2018-05-03
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2588IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Deletes language repealing the Healthy Local Food Incentives Program on June 30, 2019.
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2018-05-03
To Senate Assignments 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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2018-05-03
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR1686PassMourns the death of Tyler A. Lumar.
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2018-05-03
Resolution Adopted
ILSB3415IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Deletes language providing that the Section concerning the traffic and pedestrian stop statistical study is repealed on July 1, 2019. Provides that the Department of Transportation shall report specified findings and...
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2018-05-01
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
ILSB0578IntroAmends the Health Care Surrogate Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-30
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2440IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides than an insurer that amends, delivers, issues, or renews a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance or a qualified health plan that provides coverage for hospital or medical treatment an...
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2018-04-27
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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2018-04-27
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2018-04-27
To Senate Assignments Committee
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