Illinois Senator Kimberly Lightford [D] | Introduced

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ILSB0217IntroAmends the School Code. With regard to the salary of any employee of a school board who is a member of any reserve component of the United States Armed Services and is mobilized to active military duty or teacher who is employed in a Department of De...
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2019-02-20
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
ILSR0085IntroUrges support for funding the physical infrastructure of early childhood education programs.
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2019-02-20
To Senate Education Committee
ILSB1484IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates a child tax credit in an amount equal to 10% of the federal tax credit allowed under Section 24 of the federal Internal Revenue Code. Effective immediately.
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2019-02-20
To Senate Revenue Committee
ILSB0208IntroAmends the General Provisions and State Employees Articles of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that the alternative retirement annuity under the State Employees Article applies to a conservation police officer subject to the Tier 2 provisions. Pro...
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2019-02-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1418IntroAmends the Children's Advocacy Center Act. Provides that consent is not required for a forensic interview to be electronically recorded and that failure to record does not render a forensic interview inadmissible. Provides that a forensic interview, ...
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2019-02-20
To Senate Criminal Law Committee
ILSR0063IntroUrges the General Assembly to continue to investigate and identify areas in which the State can improve with respect to the prevention of maternal mortality, especially among vulnerable populations.
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2019-02-20
Placed on Calendar Order of Secretary's Desk Resolutions February 21, 2019
ILSB0075IntroCreates the Hotel and Casino Employee Safety Act. Requires hotels and casinos to adopt anti-sexual harassment policies and make panic buttons available to certain employees. Prohibits retaliation against an employee for using a panic button, availing...
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2019-02-20
To Senate Labor Committee
ILSB0132IntroAmends the Nurse Practice Act and the Medical Practice Act of 1987. Requires the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to adopt rules to include implicit bias training in the continuing education requirements for licensees under the Act...
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2019-02-20
To Senate Licensed Activities Committee
ILSB1524IntroCreates the Illinois Student Loan Investment Act. Provides for the establishment, operation, and administration of the Student Investment Account by the State Treasurer. Provides that the State Treasurer shall establish fees to cover the costs of adm...
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2019-02-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0209IntroAmends the School Code. With regard to special education joint agreements, provides that under no circumstances may a petition for withdrawal from a joint agreement be presented to other member districts less than 18 months from the date of the propo...
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2019-02-20
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 21, 2019
ILSB0030IntroCreates the Workplace Transparency Act. Provides that employers shall not require an employee or prospective employee to sign a nondisclosure agreement that contains any provision that has the purpose or effect of: limiting the disclosure of sexual m...
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2019-02-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB1588IntroCreates the Sexual Harassment No Contact Order Act. Adds provisions relating to: purpose; definitions; persons protected; commencement of action and filing fees; pleading and nondisclosure of address; application of rules of civil procedure and victi...
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2019-02-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0085IntroAmends 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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2019-02-19
To Senate Financial Institutions Committee
ILSB2053IntroAppropriates $25,000,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, from the General Revenue Fund to the Office of the Secretary of State for grants to community providers and local governments for the purposes of encouraging full participation in the ...
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2019-02-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2080IntroAmends the Electric Service Customer Choice and Rate Relief Law of 1997 of the Public Utilities Act. In provisions concerning infrastructure investment and modernization: Provides that beginning in 2022, a participating utility other than a combinati...
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2019-02-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1816IntroAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision relating to expungement of conviction records, a petitioner may petition the circuit court to expunge records of a conviction or plea of guilty for possession o...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2114IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2118IntroAmends the State Housing Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2075IntroAmends the School Code. Lowers the compulsory school age from 6 to 5 years of age beginning with the 2020-2021 school year. Requires all school districts to establish kindergarten for the instruction of children who are 5 years of age or older.
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2019-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2113IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction.
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2019-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2112IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that, in addition to all other authority to issue bonds, Komarek School District 94 may issue bonds with an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $22,000,000 if certain conditions are met. Provides that the debt in...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2115IntroAmends the Public Health Standing Orders Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2116IntroAmends the Firearms Restraining Order Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1213IntroAmends the School Code. 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 teacher evaluation ratings on record as "unsatisfa...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Education Committee
ILSB1822IntroAmends the School Code. With regard to teacher evaluations, provides that no later than September 1, 2020, each school district must establish a teacher evaluation plan that ensures that each teacher in contractual continued service whose performance...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1807IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to require managed care organizations (MCOs) to ensure: (1) that any provider under contract with an MCO on the date of s...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1941IntroAmends the School Code. With respect to school discipline improvement plans, makes changes to how the State Board of Education determines the top 20% of school districts, when notification is given that a plan must be submitted, which school district...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2054IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Permits offenders subject to the truth in sentencing provisions of the Code to earn sentence credit for good conduct in specific instances as the Director of Corrections deems proper. Permits offenders subject ...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1940IntroAmends the School Code. With regard to the student discipline report, provides that the report must include data on the total number of school days missed by a student due to an out-of-school suspension or expulsion and data on the number of law enfo...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0185IntroAmends the School Code. With regard to grants to alternative schools, safe schools, and alternative learning opportunities programs, for fiscal year 2019, to calculate grant amounts to the programs operated by regional offices of education, the State...
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2019-02-14
To Senate Education Committee
ILSB1391IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the organization of the Department of Corrections and the Department of Juvenile Justice.
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2019-02-13
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1212IntroCreates the Course Equity Act. Defines terms. Requires the State Board of Education to establish a Course Equity Program in which any public or nonpublic school student in this State may enroll in a Course Equity Program course, provided that the stu...
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2019-02-13
To Senate Education Committee
ILSB1485IntroCreates the Racial Impact Note Act. Provides that every bill which has or could have a disparate impact on racial and ethnic minorities, upon the request of any member, shall have prepared for it, before second reading in the house of introduction, a...
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2019-02-13
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0010IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that in fixing the salaries of teachers, a school board shall pay those who serve on a full-time basis a rate not less than (i) $32,076 for the 2020-2021 school year, (ii) $34,576 for the 2021-2022 school year, (iii) ...
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2019-02-07
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
ILSB0054IntroAmends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Creates a third-party facilitator license. Establishes licensing fees, recordkeeping requirements, reporting requirements, and other requirements for a third-party facilitator licensee. Provides that a retailer ...
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2019-02-07
Postponed - Executive
ILSB0250IntroCreates the SAFE Act. Provides that on and after January 1, 2020, funding formulas based on population shall include prisoners as residents based on the place where they resided before incarceration or the place they intend to return. Amends the Illi...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1211IntroAmends the Acupuncture Practice Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning activities exempt from the application of the Act.
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2019-02-06
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0244IntroAmends the Grow Your Own Teacher Education Act. Makes changes to the definitions of "cohort", "eligible school", and "hard-to-staff school", and defines "dual credit course". Provides that Grown Your Own Illinois (rather than the Board of Higher Educ...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Higher Education Committee
ILSB0073IntroAmends 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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2019-01-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0133IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning Reserve Officer's Training Corps scholarships.
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2019-01-29
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0139IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning construction of the Code.
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2019-01-29
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0101IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning managed care.
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2019-01-23
To Senate Assignments Committee
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