Illinois Senator Kimberly Lightford [D]

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ILSB1738IntroAmends the Minimum Wage Law. Increases the minimum wage from $8.25 to $9.50 beginning July 1, 2017 and increases it by $1.25 each July 1 of 2018 and 2019 and increases it by $1.50 each July 1 of 2020 and 2021, at which point the minimum wage will be ...
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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1740IntroAmends the School Code and the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Provides that, on and after September 1, 2018, all teacher evaluation ratings on record as "excellent", "proficient", or "needs improvement" are considered "effective", and all ...
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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1557IntroAmends 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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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1513IntroCreates the Apprenticeship Utilization Act. Provides that on projects covered under the Prevailing Wage Act where the estimated cost is in excess of $250,000, all specifications shall require that no less than 15% of the labor hours within each trade...
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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2075IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates a child tax credit in an amount equal to 20% of the federal tax credit allowed under Section 24 of the federal Internal Revenue Code. Effective immediately.
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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1724IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires managed care organizations (MCOs) to participate in the Non-Emergency Transportation Services Prior Approval Program (NETSPAP) established under the Code beginning 90 days after the effective date of the ...
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2017-05-05
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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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0940IntroAmends the Developmental Disability and Mental Disability Services Act. Provides for the transition to community-based services of persons over 18 years of age with developmental disabilities in the State who qualify for Medicaid Waiver services, who...
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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1273IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1272IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1886IntroAmends the Cannabis Control Act, the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, and the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act. Reduces felony penalties for possession of cannabis, controlled substances, and methamphetamine to misdemeanors. Am...
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2017-05-05
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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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
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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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
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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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
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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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB0596IntroAmends the Public Community College Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the application of provisions to a community college district in Chicago.
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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1885IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that there shall be no place of detention or criminal processing established or maintained on the grounds of any school. Effective immediately.
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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1948IntroCreates the State Resources and Federal Immigration Mandates Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments 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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2017-04-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1897IntroCreates the Tuition Reduction Act. Beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year, requires each public university located in this State to reimburse its full-time resident undergraduate students a portion of the tuition charged in the form of a grant ap...
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2017-04-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1614IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Removes provisions providing the Secretary of State authority to cancel a license or permit of a person who has failed to pay fees owed to the Illinois Commerce Commission or has been convicted of a sex offense as de...
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2017-04-07
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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2017-04-06
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2017
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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2017-04-06
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2017
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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2017-04-06
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
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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2017-03-30
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 4, 2017
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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2017-03-29
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
ILSB1240IntroAmends the Public Utilities Act. Requires all local exchange telecommunications carriers with at least 35,000 subscriber access lines, any person or entity providing cable service or video service, and any wireless telephone carrier and internet serv...
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2017-03-17
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1583IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the State Board of Education.
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2017-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1384IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the State Board of Education.
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2017-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0972IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-02-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0970IntroAmends 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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2017-02-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0971IntroAmends the Payday Loan Reform Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-02-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0075PassMourns the death of Phillip Anthony Harrell Sr.
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2017-01-26
Resolution Adopted
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