Illinois Senator Kimberly Lightford [D] | Enrolled

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ILHB0213EnrollCreates the School Choice Act. Provides findings and declarations of policy. Establishes the School Choice Program. Provides that under the program the custodian of a qualifying pupil is entitled to a School Choice Scholarship to pay for qualified ed...
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2017-07-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0311EnrollCreates the Network Adequacy and Transparency Act. Provides that administrators and insurers, prior to going to market, must file with the Department of Insurance for review and approval a description of the services to be offered through a network p...
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2017-07-21
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1905EnrollCreates the Collective Bargaining Freedom Act. Provides that it is the policy of the State that employers, employees, and their labor organizations are free to bargain collectively. Provides that the authority to enact laws or rules that restrict the...
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2017-07-04
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0776EnrollAmends the Predatory Lending Database Article of the Residential Real Property Disclosure Act. Changes the definition of "counseling" and "originator". Provides that each certificate of compliance with the Article or certificate of exemption must con...
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2017-07-01
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1223EnrollCreates the Accelerated Placement Act. Provides that any student in a school district may be referred by a teacher, administrator, gifted education specialist, guidance counselor, school psychologist, or parent or legal guardian to the principal for ...
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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1688EnrollAmends the Department of Professional Regulation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to consider certain mitigating factors and evidence of rehabilitation for certain appl...
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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2046EnrollAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax checkoff for the Thriving Youth Income Tax Checkoff Fund. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Fund. Provides that moneys in the Fund shall be used by the Department of Human Services fo...
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2017-06-29
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ILSB0885EnrollRepeals the Dwelling Structure Contract Act and the Dwelling Unit Installment Contract Act. Creates the Installment Sales Contract Act. Adds provisions governing: definitions; terms and conditions of installment sales contracts; applicability of othe...
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2017-06-29
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ILSB1843EnrollAmends the Counties Code. Provides that a court considering the petition of an interested person to appoint a special prosecutor shall presume, without demonstration from the petitioner, a conflict of interest on behalf of any State's Attorney not ex...
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2017-06-29
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ILSB1761EnrollAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a non-violent sexual advance, nor the discovery, knowledge, or perception of a person's sex or sexual orientation, including under circumstances in which the defendant and victim dated or had a romantic...
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2017-06-29
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ILSB1933EnrollAmends the Election Code. Provides that the State Board of Elections and the Office of the Secretary of State shall establish an automatic voter registration program pursuant to an interagency contract and jointly-adopted rules. Provides that an appl...
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2017-06-29
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ILSB1351EnrollAmends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0768EnrollAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Extends the repeal date of the Clinical Social Work and Social Work Practice Act from January 1, 2018 to January 1, 2028. Amends the Clinical Social Work and Social Work Practice Act. Makes changes in provisions conc...
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2017-06-29
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ILSB0764EnrollAmends the School Code. Requires each public school and charter school to post, in a clearly visible location in a public area of the school that is readily accessible to students, a sign in English and in Spanish that contains the toll-free telephon...
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2017-06-29
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ILSB1869EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-29
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ILSB1353EnrollAmends 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 ID/DD Community Care Act, the Community-Integrated Living Arrangements Licensure and Certification Ac...
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2017-06-29
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ILSB0262EnrollAmends the Taxation Disclosure Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-06-29
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ILSB0031EnrollAmends the State Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-06-29
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ILHB2698EnrollAmends the Build Illinois Act. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity may also make loans or equity investments to small businesses with moneys in the State Small Business Credit Initiative Fund (currently, the Department m...
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2017-06-29
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ILHB0302EnrollAmends the Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits Act. Provides that "policy" includes a policy that has lapsed or been terminated. Requires insurers to, at no later than the date of policy delivery or the establishment of an account, and upon any change ...
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2017-06-29
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ILHB3817EnrollAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1577EnrollAmends the Illinois False Claims Act. Provides that a person who commits certain acts is liable to the State for a civil penalty of not less than the minimum amount and not more than the maximum amount allowed for a civil penalty for a violation of t...
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3213EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Adds families that are not recipients of benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and that need child care assistance to participate in education and training activities to the lis...
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2017-06-28
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ILHB2534EnrollAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Requires that to be illegal a drug analog must not be approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration or, if approved, it is not dispensed or possessed in accordance with State and federal law...
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2017-06-28
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ILHB2462EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
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ILHB2461EnrollAmends the School Code. Requires school report cards to include the most current data collected and maintained (rather than possessed) by the State Board of Education. Requires the State Board to include in the school report cards certain demographic...
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2017-06-28
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ILHB2907EnrollAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. In a provision concerning access to psychiatric mental health services via telepsychiatry, provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall not require that a ...
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2017-06-28
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ILHB2510EnrollAmends the Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act. Provides that all food service establishments shall have at least one certified food service sanitation manager who has undergone training that follows nationally recognized industry standards for ...
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2017-06-28
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ILHB2800EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
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ILHB2373EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
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ILHB2664EnrollAmends the State Prompt Payment Act. Provides that if a contractor is assessed liquidated damages by the State, the contractor is still responsible to each subcontractor under the subcontracts. For contracts with the Department of Transportation, pro...
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1267EnrollCreates the Railroad Supplier Diversity Act. Defines terms. Provides that each Class I railroad company shall, no later than April 15 of each year, submit to the Illinois Commerce Commission an annual report containing certain information concerning ...
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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1567EnrollAmends the Economic Development for a Growing Economy Tax Credit Act. Provides that each taxpayer claiming a credit under the Act shall, no later than April 15 of each taxable year for which the taxpayer claims a credit, submit to the Illinois Commer...
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2017-06-27
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ILHB0425EnrollAmends the Regional Superintendent of Schools Article of the School Code with respect to the Section concerning salaries. Removes certain provisions concerning the abolition of the office of regional superintendent of schools in educational services ...
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2017-06-27
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ILHB0656EnrollAmends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. In a provision relating to employer contributions from special trust and federal funds, provides that, beginning July 1, 2017, the rate, expressed as a percentage of salary, shall be ...
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2017-06-27
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ILHB0698EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0838EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-26
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0889EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-26
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0081EnrollAmends the Minimum Wage Law. Excludes from the definition of "employee" an employee employed as a player who is 28 years old or younger, a manager, a coach, or an athletic trainer by a minor league professional baseball team not affiliated with a maj...
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2017-06-26
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2977EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that every public elementary school and high school shall include in its curriculum a unit of instruction practicing writing in cursive.
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2017-06-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3157EnrollAmends the Department of Agriculture Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois . Provides that the Department of Agriculture shall identify and track geographical areas in this State that are food deserts. Provides that the Department shall no...
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2017-06-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0690EnrollAmends the Day and Temporary Labor Services Act. Requires a day and temporary labor service agency (agency) to notify a day or temporary laborer (laborer) in writing of the schedule and length of multi-day assignments. Requires an agency to keep reco...
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2017-06-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3060EnrollAmends the Vital Records Act. Provides that specified fees for birth record searches or certified copies of birth records shall be waived for all requests made by a homeless person whose status is verified by specified human services, legal services,...
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2017-06-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILHB2976EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3211EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) to identify and flag all college students who are potentially eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Provides that...
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2017-06-23
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ILHB3143EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-23
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ILHB3110EnrollCreates 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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2017-06-23
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ILHB3709EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-23
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ILSB0449EnrollAmends the Higher Education Veterans Service Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-06-23
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ILHB3711EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-23
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