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ILHB3259EngrossAmends Public Act 99-524 to make supplemental appropriations. Reduces certain appropriations from the Commitment to Human Services Fund for funeral and burial expenses from $8,775,000 to $575,000. Appropriates $8,200,000 from the Personal Property Ta...
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2017-06-22
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler
ILSB0019VetoAmends the Personnel Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-06-21
Placed Calendar Total Veto
ILHB3376EnrollAmends the Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities Act. Provides that a home care consumer in the Department of Human Services' Home Services Program has the right and discretion to: (i) select and hire a personal assistant or other individual pr...
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2017-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2470EnrollAmends the Educator Licensure Article of the School Code. Provides that a career and technical educator or a part-time provisional career and technical educator endorsement may be issued to an applicant who, among other requirements, has a minimum of...
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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2661EnrollAmends the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act. Provides that an EMR, EMT, EMT-I, A-EMT, or Paramedic may transport a police dog injured in the line of duty to a veterinary clinic or similar facility if there are no persons requiring medical...
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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2437EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code to allow for the issuance volunteerism special license plate decals by the Illinois Department of Human Services. Provides for the original fee, renewal fees, and fee distribution for the volunteerism decals issued by...
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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0189EnrollAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that when the victim is under 18 years of age at the time of the offense, a prosecution for criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual assault, predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, aggravat...
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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1561EnrollAmends the Solid Waste Planning and Recycling Act. Provides that nothing in the Act shall be construed to permit a county with a population of less than 2,000,000 residents the power to regulate the operations of pollution control facilities or recyc...
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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1805EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Secretary of State shall offer to each applicant for issuance or renewal of a driver's license or identification card who is 16 years of age or older (rather than 18 years of age or older) the oppor...
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2017-06-13
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1372EnrollAmends the Mercury Switch Removal Act. Changes the Act's repeal date from January 1, 2027 to January 1, 2022. Effective immediately.
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2017-06-13
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0160EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the earned income tax credit.
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2017-06-05
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
ILHB1774EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the Chicago Board of Education starting with the 2019 consolidated election. Makes related changes. Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Provides that a person shall be ...
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2017-06-02
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
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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2017-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0690EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-31
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Labor & Commerce Committee; 025-000-000
ILHB1776EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the board of trustees of the City Colleges of Chicago, Illinois Community College District No. 508, at the general primary election in 2018 on a nonpartisan ballot. Provides that a member of the ...
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2017-05-31
To Senate Higher Education Committee
ILHB2959EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that no policy of individual or group accident and health insurance issued, amended, delivered, or renewed on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act may impose any preexisting condition exclusi...
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2017-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2802EngrossCreates the Transportation Benefits Program Act. Requires all covered employers to offer at least one transportation benefit program. Provides that the employer may choose between providing a program consistent with federal law that allows employees ...
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2017-05-31
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Transportation; 014-000-000
ILHB3447IntroCreates the Tuition Reduction Act. Beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year, requires each public university located in this State to reimburse its full-time resident undergraduate students a portion of the tuition charged in the form of a grant ap...
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2017-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2017
ILSB1978EngrossCreates the Home Care Consumer and Worker Protection Act. Provides that an individual performing services for a private home care provider (a home services agency, home nursing agency, or internet-based business that arranges for home care services) ...
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2017-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2017
ILSB1294EngrossCreates the Industrial Hemp Act. Provides that any person desiring to grow, process, cultivate, harvest, process, possess, sell, or purchase industrial hemp or industrial hemp related products must be licensed by the Department of Agriculture. Provid...
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2017-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2017
ILSB1905EngrossCreates 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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2017-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2017
ILSB1351EnrollAmends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB1252IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction.
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2017-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2017
ILSB0982EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides that no candidate for President or Vice-President of the United States shall appear on the official ballot for the general election if that candidate has not released his or her tax returns at least 5 days prior to ...
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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1502EngrossCreates the Right to Know Act. Provides that an operator of a commercial website or online service that collects personally identifiable information through the internet about individual customers residing in Illinois who use or visit its commercial ...
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2017-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2017
ILHB1317IntroAmends the Alternative Health Care Delivery Act. Makes a technical change in the Section concerning definitions.
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2017-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2017
ILSB0518EnrollAmends the General Obligation Bond Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-31
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2012EnrollAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes the following changes with respect to the angel investment credit: (1) provides that the credit applies for taxable years ending on or before December 31, 2021 (currently, December 31, 2016); (2) increases th...
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2017-05-31
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
ILHB2492EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Code Chapter governing size, weight, and load of vehicles does not apply to fire apparatus or authorized emergency vehicles owned or operated by any governmental body or not-for-profit fire protecti...
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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3036EnrollAmends the Counties Code. Provides that on and after January 1, 2019, a county shall adopt and implement a predictable fee schedule that eliminates surcharges or fees based upon the individual attributes of documents to be recorded with the county re...
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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2453EnrollAmends the Downstate Public Transportation Act, the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, the Use Tax Act, and the Service Use Tax Act. Beginning July 1, 2018, instead of use and occupation tax collections being deposited int...
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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3298EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2647EngrossAmends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Contains provisions concerning the establishment of various programs and services for the benefit of veterans including a proactive outreach program for veterans that served in high casualty units, in un...
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2017-05-30
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
ILHB3538EngrossCreates the Keep Illinois Business Act. Provides that any recipient business that chooses to move all or part of its business operations and the jobs created by its business out-of-State shall be deemed to no longer qualify for State economic develop...
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2017-05-30
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3691EngrossAmends the State Treasurer Act. Creates the Illinois Higher Education Savings Program. Provides for the implementation of and requirements for the Program. Provides for the State Treasurer's duties under the Program. Provides that the State Treasurer...
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2017-05-30
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Appropriations-Higher Education Committee; 014-002-001
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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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3131EnrollAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to collect and publicly report statistical data on the racial and ethnic demographics of program participants for each program administered by the Department. Prov...
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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2702EngrossAmends the Podiatric Medical Practice Act of 1987. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-30
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Judiciary - Civil Committee; 006-000-000
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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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0647EnrollAmends the Mortgage Foreclosure Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that provisions concerning an additional fee paid by residential foreclosure plaintiffs are operative until January 1, 2020 (instead of January 1, 2018). Provides that p...
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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1882EnrollAmends the Animal Welfare Act. Provides that every dog dealer and cattery operator shall provide for every dog or cat available for sale documentation that indicates that the dog or cat has been microchipped. Requires an animal shelter or animal cont...
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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0641EnrollAmends the Animal Control Act. Provides that if the money from registration fees is placed in the county animal population control fund it may also be used for a purpose under the Food Stamp Program or the Social Security Disability Insurance Benefit...
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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1304EnrollAmends the Illinois Municipal Code and the Fire Protection District Act. Provides that a person shall not be appointed as the chief, the acting chief, the department head, or a position, by whatever title, that is responsible for day-to-day operation...
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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0619EnrollAmends the Freedom of Information Act. Exempts from inspection and copying the following: records requested by a person committed to the Department of Corrections or a county jail, the disclosure of which would result in the risk of harm to any perso...
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2017-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0394EnrollAmends the Secretary of State Act. Provides that the Secretary of State is authorized to solicit and accept sponsorship for publications printed and distributed by the Secretary's office. Provides that the Secretary shall not solicit or accept applic...
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2017-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0386EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Repeals a provision providing for the collection of an annual commercial distribution fee on vehicles of the second division weighing more than 8,000 pounds. Makes conforming changes. Effective July 1, 2018.
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2017-05-29
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0311EngrossCreates 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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2017-05-29
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
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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2017-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILHB1677EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning registration plates and stickers.
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2017-05-29
Passed Both Houses
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