Illinois Senator Laura Murphy [D]

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ILSB1657EngrossCreates the Gun Dealer Licensing Act. Provides that it is unlawful for a person to engage in the business of selling, leasing, or otherwise transferring firearms without a license issued by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Pro...
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2018-02-16
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
ILSB2854IntroAmends the Election Code. Except for provisions with references to a committeeman and committeewoman, changes references from "committeeman" to "committeeperson" and makes related changes throughout the Code. Changes references from "chairman" to "ch...
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3218IntroAmends the Animal Control Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning rabies inoculations.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3179IntroAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Adds additional duties for the Inspector General for the Department of Human Services. Defines "substantiated" to mean that there is clear and convincing evidence (rather than a preponderance) to support t...
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3507IntroAmends the Common School Fund Article of the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning Tax Equivalent Grants.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3180IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the earned income tax credit.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3222IntroAmends the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title of the Code.
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2018-02-16
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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2018-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3248EngrossAmends the Department of Transportation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois and the Environmental Protection Act. Requires the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, with the assistance of the Department of Transportation, to conduct ...
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2018-02-15
Alternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
ILSB2433IntroAmends 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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2018-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR1186PassPerformance audit of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2018-02-15
Resolution Adopted; 048-000-000
ILSB3062IntroAmends the Arthritis Prevention, Control, and Cure Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3081IntroAmends the Housing Authorities Act. Requires each Housing Authority to provide, upon request by the State, a list of all applicants waiting for admission to any public housing or housing project operated by the Housing Authority, including informatio...
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2018-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3063IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3061IntroAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that before a municipality may annex an area under 60 acres, the corporate authorities of the municipality must conduct at least 2 public hearings no less than 30 business days apart. Provides that during ...
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2018-02-15
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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2018-02-14
To Senate Transportation Committee
ILSB0569EngrossAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Makes a technical change in the short title Section.
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2018-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2230IntroAmends 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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2018-02-14
To Senate Financial Institutions Committee
ILSB0770FailAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act by extending the repeal date of the Home Medical Equipment and Service Provider License Act from January 1, 2018 to January 1, 2028. Amends the Home Medical Equipment and Services Provider License Act. Makes changes i...
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2018-02-14
Total Veto Stands
ILSR1153IntroUrges the U.S. Congress to support funding for the research of Lyme disease and to further promote awareness of the effects of Lyme disease in the United States.
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2018-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Public Health Committee
ILSB2448IntroAmends the Workers' Compensation Act. Authorizes the recording of an employee's medical exam with the consent of the employee and the physician. Provides for the use of the recording as evidence.
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2018-02-14
To Subcommittee on Tort Reform
ILSB2528IntroAmends the Illinois Promotion Act. Removes a sunset date from provisions concerning grants from the Tourism Promotion Fund. Effective immediately.
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2018-02-14
To Senate Commerce and Economic Development Committee
ILSB2556IntroAmends the Condominium Property Act. Provides that certain attorney's fees shall be excluded from the demand given under specified provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that in any litigation or arbitration between a unit owner and the ...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB2557IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that whenever the appearance in person in court, in either a civil or criminal proceeding, is required of anyone held in a place of custody or confinement operated by the State or any of its pol...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Criminal Law Committee
ILSB2603IntroCreates the Music Therapy Licensing and Practice Act. Provides for licensure of music therapists by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Establishes the powers and duties of the Department, including prescribing rules defining wha...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Licensed Activities And Pensions Committee
ILSB2526IntroAmends the Sex Offender Registration Act. Includes a violation or attempted violation of involuntary sexual servitude of a minor or trafficking in persons based on involuntary sexual servitude of a minor as a sex offense for purposes of registration.
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2018-02-14
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
ILHB1023EngrossAmends the Governor's Office of New Americans Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-02-13
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2662IntroAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the legislative purpose of the Act.
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2018-02-13
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2827IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that drugs prescribed to residents of the following facilities are not subject to prior approval as a result of the 4-prescription limit: long-term care facilities as def...
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2018-02-13
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2244IntroAmends the Department of Revenue Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Reinstates an annual transfer that is required to be made from the Tax Compliance and Administration Fund to the General Revenue Fund. Effective immediately.
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2018-02-08
Postponed - Revenue
ILSB2279IntroAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that neither the State of Illinois nor an agency thereof shall enter into a contract, nor shall a contract be awarded, if there is not, prior to entering into such contract, an appropriation enacted for ...
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2018-02-08
Postponed - State Government
ILSB2306IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that the homestead exemption for veterans with disabilities shall be prorated if the person qualifying for the exemption does not occupy the qualified residence as of January 1 of the taxable year. Effective imm...
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2018-02-08
Postponed - Revenue
ILSB2334IntroAmends the University of Illinois Hospital Act and Hospital Licensing Act. Provides that a hospital shall maintain a metal detector at each point of entry into the hospital. Provides that a hospital shall ensure that all members of the public, other ...
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2018-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm]
Postponed - Public Health
ILSB2335IntroAmends the Workers' Compensation Act in relation to repetitive injuries. Provides that an accidental injury that results from repetitive or cumulative trauma and occurs within 6 months after the employee begins employment shall not be considered by a...
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2018-02-07
To Subcommittee on Tort Reform
ILSR1301IntroDeclares May 24, 2018 as "Lyme Disease Awareness Day" in the State of Illinois.
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2018-02-07
Placed on Calendar Order of Secretary's Desk Resolutions
ILSB2443IntroAmends the Drycleaner Environmental Response Trust Fund Act. Provides that notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, the Drycleaner Environmental Response Trust Fund is not subject to sweeps, administrative charge-backs, or any other fiscal mane...
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2018-02-07
To Senate State Government Committee
ILSB2447IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that no later than January 1, 2019, the Auditor General shall initiate a performance audit of the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to determine the Department...
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2018-02-07
To Senate Special Committee on Oversight of Medicaid Managed Care Committee
ILSB2431IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that a taxpayer who has been granted a homestead exemption for veterans with disabilities need not reapply if he or she has been found by the Department of Veterans' Affairs to be permanently and totally disable...
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2018-02-07
To Senate Revenue Committee
ILSB2484IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that, upon knowledge of an incident of sexual assault by a student against another student, a school district shall report the incident to the State Board of Education; defines "sexual assault". Provides that the Stat...
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2018-02-07
To Senate Education Committee
ILSB2485IntroAmends the Condominium Property Act. Provides that the lien for nonpayment of common expenses and fines attaches after the unit owner is given written notice and an opportunity to be heard. Provides that the board of managers may seek remedies under ...
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2018-02-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB2531IntroCreates the Conservation Housing Development Act. Provides that a person seeking to construct a new housing development, if the plan includes the removal of trees, shall apply to the Department of Natural Resources for approval before construction ma...
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2018-02-07
To Senate Environment and Conservation Committee
ILSB2456IntroAmends the Cemetery Oversight Act. Provides that no cemetery authority shall charge a consumer an amount exceeding $500 for the placement of a headstone or memorial marker that is provided for a United States Veteran by the United States Government. ...
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2018-02-07
To Senate Veterans Affairs Committee
ILSB0444PassAmends the School Breakfast and Lunch Program Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning applications.
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2018-01-31
Sponsor Removed Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
ILSB1503IntroAmends the Interscholastic Athletic Organization Act. Requires an association or other entity that has as one of its purposes promoting, sponsoring, regulating, or in any manner providing for interscholastic athletics or any form of athletic competit...
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2018-01-30
To Subcommittee on Interscholastic Athletics
ILSB0085IntroCreates the Local Government Inspector General Act. Provides that the purpose of the Act is to establish an independent entity to which allegations of incompetence, neglect of duty, malfeasance in office, corruption, or official misconduct involving ...
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2018-01-30
Re-referred to Government Reform
ILSR1088IntroUrges Congress to enact tax incentives that would encourage rail carriers to utilize natural gas powered locomotives and grow LNG infrastructure.
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2018-01-30
To Senate Transportation Committee
ILSB2276IntroAmends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides that the Legislative Ethics Commission shall adopt no rule requiring the Legislative Inspector General to seek the Commission's advance approval before commencing any investigation. Provid...
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2018-01-30
To Subcommittee on Special Issues (EX)
ILSB2316IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance or managed care plan that is amended, delivered, issued, or renewed after the effective date of the amendatory Act shall provide coverage ...
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2018-01-30
To Senate Insurance Committee
ILSR0731PassUrges Illinois communities to become involved in the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation's "Wall of Faces" project to help locate pictures of soldiers whose photos were lost.
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2018-01-29
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
ILSB1435IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax credit in an amount equal to the amount paid by the taxpayer during the taxable year for the purpose of purchasing acoustical materials, other materials, labor, and professional services to so...
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2018-01-26
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
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