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ILSB0867PassAmends the Limited Liability Company Act. Reduces the fee collected by the Secretary of State for the filing of articles of organization, applications for admission, and restated articles of organization from $500 to $39 and reduces those fees in con...
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2017-12-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0571
ILSB1381PassAmends the Public Utilities Act. Adds provisions to the Telecommunications Article concerning the transition of Large Electing Providers to Internet Protocol-based networks and service. Provides that beginning July 1, 2017, a Large Electing Provider ...
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2017-12-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0568
ILHB0040PassAmends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Removes a provision prohibiting the non-contributory portion of a program of health-benefits from including the expenses of obtaining an abortion. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Removes a ...
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2017-12-11
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
ILSB0402PassAmends the Open Meetings Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning definitions.
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2017-11-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0554
ILSB0776PassAmends 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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2017-11-09
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Andy Manar
ILHB3143PassAmends the State Prompt Payment Act. In the definition of "goods or services furnished to the State", includes services concerning prevention, intervention, or treatment services and supports for youth provided by a vendor by virtue of a contractual ...
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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0549
ILHB2977PassAmends 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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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0548
ILHB0302PassAmends 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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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0543
ILSR1080PassUrges the State of Illinois and the federal government to work towards including underserved communities in collaborative research, science, technology, and innovation projects and to promote investments to enhance public knowledge and to achieve sus...
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2017-11-09
Resolution Adopted
ILHB3298PassAmends the School Code. With respect to the annual budget of a school district with under 500,000 inhabitants, provides that, beginning with the budget for the 2017-2018 school year, 85% of State funding under the State aid formula provisions of the ...
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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0550
ILSR1076PassCreates the Senate Task Force on Sexual Discrimination and Harassment Awareness and Prevention. Directs the Task Force to conduct a comprehensive review of the legal and social consequences of sexual discrimination and harassment, in both the public ...
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2017-11-09
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Karen McConnaughay
ILSB1351PassAmends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-11-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0540
ILSR0830PassMourns the death of Shirley Wade.
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2017-10-25
Resolution Adopted
ILSR1018PassMourns the death of Charlie "Chuck" Smith Jr. of Chicago.
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2017-10-25
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0726PassDeclare December 31, 2017 as "Richard "Dick" Lockhart Day" in the State of Illinois.
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2017-10-25
Resolution Adopted
ILHB0690PassAmends 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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2017-09-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0517
ILHB0311PassCreates 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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2017-09-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0502
ILHB3060PassAmends 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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2017-09-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0506
ILHB0213PassCreates 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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2017-09-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0466
ILHB3157PassAmends 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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2017-09-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0493
ILSR0794PassUrges law enforcement to recognize white nationalist and neo-Nazi groups as terrorist organizations, and to pursue dismantling the criminal elements of these domestic terrorist organizations in the same manner as other manifestations of terrorism.
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2017-09-08
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
ILSB1947PassAmends the School Code. Provides that beginning July 1, 2018, every school district, charter school, or alternative school or any school receiving public funds shall collect and review its chronic absence data and determine what systems of support an...
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2017-08-31
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0465
ILSB1933PassAmends 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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2017-08-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0464
ILSB0031PassAmends the State Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0463
ILSB1223PassCreates 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0421
ILSB1267PassCreates 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0423
ILSB1567PassAmends 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0451
ILSB0885PassRepeals 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0416
ILSB1577PassAmends 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0452
ILHB3213PassAmends 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0387
ILSB1761PassAmends 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0460
ILHB2534PassAmends 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0368
ILHB0656PassAmends 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0340
ILSB0768PassAmends 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0414
ILSB0764PassAmends 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0413
ILSB0262PassAmends the Taxation Disclosure Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0391
ILHB2698PassAmends 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0377
ILHB2461PassAmends 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0364
ILHB2907PassAmends 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0385
ILHB2510PassAmends 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0367
ILHB2664PassAmends 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0376
ILSB2046PassAmends 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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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0329
ILSB1688PassAmends 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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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0286
ILSB1843PassAmends 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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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0319
ILHB0425PassAmends 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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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0294
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
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
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
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
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