Illinois Senator Kimberly Lightford [D] | Bills

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ILSB2541EnrollAmends the School Code. With respect to age-appropriate developmental screening and age-appropriate social and emotional screening, provides that the Department of Public Health must, no later than January 1, 2019, develop rules and appropriate revis...
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2018-06-22
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2925EnrollAmends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board shall develop or approve a curriculum for a certified training program for school resource officers which shall consist of at least 40 hours ...
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2018-06-22
Sent to the Governor
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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2018-06-22
Sent to the Governor
ILSB3015EnrollAmends the School Code. With regard to the self-administration and self-carry of asthma medication, provides that a school district, public school, charter school, or nonpublic school may authorize a school nurse or trained personnel to (i) provide u...
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2018-06-22
Sent to the Governor
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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2018-06-22
Sent to the Governor
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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2018-06-22
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2345EnrollAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning unfair labor practice procedures.
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2018-06-22
Sent to the Governor
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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2018-06-22
Sent to the Governor
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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2018-06-22
Sent to the Governor
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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2018-06-22
Sent to the Governor
ILHB5351EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. In provisions concerning coverage for telehealth services, if an individual or group policy of accident or health insurance provides coverage for telehealth services, it must provide coverage for licensed dietitian...
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2018-06-22
Sent to the Governor
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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2018-06-22
Sent to the Governor
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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2018-06-22
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4743EnrollAmends the Equal Pay Act of 2003. Provides that no employer may discriminate between employees by paying wages to an African-American employee at a rate less than the rate at which the employer pays wages to another employee who is not African-Americ...
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2018-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0405EnrollAmends the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4383EnrollAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that disenrollment of a Medicaid enrollee from a managed care organization under contract with the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall be in accordance wit...
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2018-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4658EnrollAmends the School Code. Requires a school board to adopt and implement a policy on how to recognize mental health issues and how to properly address them. Provides that, as part of this policy, a school board shall require in-service training of lice...
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2018-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4096EnrollAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall require each Medicaid Managed Care Organization to list as preferred on the Medicaid Managed Care Organization...
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2018-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4469EnrollAmends the Election Code. Provides that each election authority shall collaborate with the county jail within the jurisdiction of the election authority to facilitate voting by mail for voters eligible to vote in the county who are confined or detain...
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2018-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1829EnrollAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning licensure of educators.
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2018-06-19
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
ILSB3004EnrollAmends the Vital Records Act. Provides that a person shall not be required to pay a search fee for a birth record search or an additional fee for a certified copy of the record upon the person's placement on aftercare release under the Juvenile Court...
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2018-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2996EnrollAmends the Lead Poisoning Prevention Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2606EnrollAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that each State agency entering into or maintaining a contract for the purchase of food under the Code shall adopt a policy that permits the donation of leftover food procured by State funds. Provides th...
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2018-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2884EnrollAmends the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that nothing in provisions concerning the election of employee and annuitant trustees shall preclude the Board of Trustees of the Illinois Municipal R...
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2018-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILSB3223EnrollAmends the Child Death Review Team Act by repealing provisions permitting the Child Death Review Teams Executive Council to establish in the Southern Region of the State a special Child Death Investigation Task Force. Amends the Abused and Neglected ...
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2018-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2941EnrollAmends the Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness Act. With respect to the State Board of Education's competency-based, high school graduation requirements pilot program, provides that a school district may participate in the program for some or all o...
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2018-06-18
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2433EnrollAmends the Currency Exchange Act. Defines "government assistance check", "government check", "payroll check", "printed", and "protected class". Provides additional considerations by the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation for determini...
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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB5202EnrollAmends the Governor's Office of Management and Budget Act. Creates the Youth Budget Commission is established within the Office with the goal of producing an annual youth budget fiscal scan. Sets forth the membership and terms of the Commission. Effe...
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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4572EnrollAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that "employer" includes any person employing one (instead of 15) or more employees within Illinois during 20 or more calendar weeks within the calendar year of or preceding the alleged violation.
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2018-06-15
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
ILSB0337EngrossAmends the Child Care Act of 1969. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning background investigations.
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2018-06-15
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
ILHB5109EnrollCreates the Community Behavioral Health Care Professional Loan Repayment Program Act. Creates the Community Behavioral Health Care Professional Loan Repayment Program to be administered by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. Provides that the...
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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1804EnrollAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Allows a motion to be filed with the trial court that entered the judgment of conviction in a defendant's case at any time following the entry of a guilty verdict or a finding of guilt for any offense un...
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2018-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4568EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Deletes language repealing the Healthy Local Food Incentives Program on June 30, 2019.
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2018-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4710EnrollAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. Provides that the Board of Trustees of a public university or community college district in this State may not enter into an agreement or allow ...
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2018-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4515EnrollAmends the Medical Practice Act of 1987. Exempts physicians from disciplinary action by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation based solely upon the licensee's recommendation or provision of a treatment method for Lyme disease or oth...
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2018-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4392EnrollAmends 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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2018-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4346EnrollAmends the School Code and various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. With respect to the requirement that the events of Black History be taught in every public elementary school and high school...
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2018-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB5627EnrollAmends the Educator Licensure Article of the School Code. Makes changes to provisions concerning the licensure powers of the State Board of Education, the State Educator Preparation and Licensure Board (including adding 2 members), types of licenses ...
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2018-06-12
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4095PassAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that a consumer reporting agency may not impose a charge on a consumer for placing a freeze, removing a freeze, or temporarily lifting a freeze. Makes corresponding changes. Eff...
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2018-06-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0589
ILSB0336EnrollAmends the Party Line Emergency Act. Makes a technical change concerning the short title.
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2018-06-08
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
ILSB2838EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that, by January 1, 2019, the State Board of Education shall implement a program and adopt rules to allow school districts to supplement their substitute teacher recruitment for elementary and secondary schools with t...
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2018-06-08
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
ILHB0138PassAmends the Governor Transition Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the orderly transition of the office of Governor.
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2018-06-08
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
ILSB0351EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the purpose of the "Medicaid" Article.
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2018-06-07
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4324EngrossCreates the Wage Lien Act. Provides that a lien exists on an employer's property for the amount of unpaid wages owed to an employee. Defines terms and includes provisions concerning creation of the lien; exemptions; notice; limitations; recording of ...
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2018-06-07
Placed on Calendar Order of Non-Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1 - June 7, 2018
ILHB5877EngrossCreates 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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2018-06-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0109PassAppropriates $2 from the General Revenue Fund to the Department of Natural Resources for its FY18 ordinary and contingent expenses. Effective July 1, 2017.
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2018-06-04
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0586
ILHB2771EngrossCreates 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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2018-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3045EngrossAmends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. For the period beginning July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020, increases the amount of employment as a teacher that a retired teacher may perform without impairing retirement status; al...
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2018-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2881EngrossAmends the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that female and male condoms, incontinence products, diapers, and baby wipes shall be taxed by the State at a rate of 1% (currently, 6.25%). Provides that the net revenue from the 1% tax collected fr...
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2018-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2561EngrossAmends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that no person may acquire or possess any pre-packaged explosive components within this State without having in his or her possession a Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued ...
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2018-05-31
To House Rules Committee
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