Illinois Senator Linda Holmes [D]

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ILSB2921Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Estate and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Act. Makes certain changes concerning estates that contain qualified farm property. Provides that, for the purposes of calculating the State Death Tax Credit, those estates are subject t...
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2024-02-29
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0172Intro
25%
Creates the Endow Illinois Tax Credit Act. Provides that the Department of Revenue shall award income tax credits to taxpayers who provide an endowment gift to a permanent endowment fund during the taxable year and receive a certificate of receipt fo...
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2024-02-28
Senate Committee Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Revenue
ILSB3499Intro
25%
Creates the End-of-Life Options for Terminally Ill Patients Act. Authorizes a qualified patient with a terminal disease to request that a physician prescribe aid-in-dying medication that will allow the patient to end the patient's life in a peaceful ...
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2024-02-28
To Senate Executive Committee
ILSB3814Intro
25%
Appropriates $3,100,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Department of Agriculture for costs associated with the Crop Insurance Rebate Initiative to provide incentives for at least 500,000 acres of eligible land. Effective July 1, 2024.
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2024-02-27
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3262Intro
25%
Creates the Mink Facility Disease Prevention Act. Provides that, beginning January 1, 2025, a person may not own or operate a mink enterprise in the State. Specifies that a person who violates the Act is guilty of a Class C misdemeanor. Defines terms...
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2024-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 8:00 am]

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
ILSB3509Intro
25%
Amends the Whistleblower Act. Changes the definitions of "employer" and "employee". Defines "adverse employment action", "public body", "retaliatory action", and "supervisor". Provides that an employer may not take retaliatory action against an emplo...
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2024-02-23
To Senate Executive Committee
ILSB2940Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a person who is convicted of obscene depiction of a purported child is ineligible to receive a school bus driver permit. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that "child pornography" includes the ...
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2024-02-23
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1636Intro
25%
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that for the purpose of removing barriers to the timely treatment of serious mental illnesses, prior authorization mandates and utilization management controls shall not ...
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2024-02-22
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3216Intro
25%
Amends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Provides that alcoholic liquors may be delivered to and sold at retail or dispensed at any facility, property, or building under the jurisdiction of the State Treasurer if certain conditions are met. Effective i...
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2024-02-22
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
ILSB2650Intro
25%
Amends the Assisted Living and Shared Housing Act. Provides that one representative of the Office of the State Long Term Care Ombudsman (instead of one representative of the Department on Aging) is a nonvoting member of the Assisted Living and Shared...
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2024-02-21
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 5:00 pm]
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
ILSR0699Intro
25%
Declares March 10-16, 2024 as "MS Awareness Week" in the State of Illinois and encourages all Illinoisans to learn more about multiple sclerosis and what they can do to support individuals with MS and their families. Recognizes the importance of find...
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2024-02-21
Placed on Calendar Order of Secretary's Desk Resolutions February 22, 2024
ILSB2836Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Sets forth provisions concerning short-term, limited-duration insurance. Provides that on and after January 1, 2025, no company shall issue, deliver, amend, or renew short-term, limited-duration insurance to any na...
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2024-02-21
To Senate Insurance Committee
ILSB3301Intro
25%
Appropriates $ 10,000,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Department of Public Health for local health protection grants for health protection programs. Effective July 1,2024.
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2024-02-21
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
ILSB3274Intro
25%
Appropriates $2,500,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Department of Human Services for the Illinois Farm to Food Bank Program. Effective July 1, 2024.
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2024-02-20
To Senate Appropriations - Health and Human Services Committee
ILSB3275Intro
25%
Amends the Real Estate Transfer Tax Law in the Property Tax Code. Provides that paper revenue stamps shall be phased out by December 31, 2025. Requires counties to issue electronic revenue stamps or alternative indicia thereafter. Effective immediate...
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2024-02-20
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 4:30 pm]
To Senate Revenue Committee
ILSB3294Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act. Specifies that, for purposes of a provision in the Act concerning the resolution of disputes involving security employees, that the term "units of security employees of a public employer" includes units...
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2024-02-20
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 10:30 am]
To Senate Labor Committee
ILSB2849Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Aeronautics Act. Allows a unit of local government to adopt reasonable rules related to the use of the first 150 feet of airspace that is above ground level of public property owned or controlled by that unit of local government. ...
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2024-02-20
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:30 pm]
To Senate Executive Committee
ILSB3307Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. In a provision concerning billing for services provided by nonparticipating providers or facilities, provides that when calculating an enrollee's contribution to the annual limitation on cost sharing set forth unde...
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2024-02-20
To Senate Insurance Committee
ILSB3306Intro
25%
Amends the Property Tax Code. Provides that no more than 2 members of the board of review may be affiliated with the same political party (currently, 2 members of the board shall be affiliated with the political party polling the highest vote for any...
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2024-02-20
To Senate Executive Committee
ILSB3448Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act. Requires State agencies to verify addresses of locations of Tier II chemicals before providing Tier II chemical address information to local agencies.
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2024-02-20
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Environment and Conservation Committee
ILSB3500Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Power Agency Act. Removes the requirement for the Illinois Power Agency to annually determine the amount of utility-scale renewable energy credits it will include each year from the self-direct renewable portfolio standard complia...
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2024-02-20
To Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee
ILSB3655Intro
25%
Creates the Confinement of Egg-Laying Hens Act. Provides that, beginning on January 1, 2026, a farm owner or operator shall not knowingly confine an egg-laying hen in an enclosure that: (i) is not a cage-free housing system; or (ii) has less than the...
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2024-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3743Intro
25%
Amends the Downstate Forest Preserve District Act. Allows the board of a forest preserve district to establish a special forest preserve district retailers' occupation tax and service occupation tax after referendum of the voters. Allows the tax to u...
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2024-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2811Intro
25%
Amends the Personnel Code. Provides that positions that are paid in accordance with prevailing wage laws, as well as beauticians and teachers of beauty culture and teachers of barbering, are exempt from jurisdiction B (currently, jurisdictions A, B, ...
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2024-02-08
To Senate Procurement Committee
ILSB2778Intro
25%
Amends the Counties Code. Provides that a deputy sheriff applicant who is a veteran and who was discharged honorably or generally under honorable conditions no later than 6 months before applying may request examination to occur before the next sched...
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2024-02-08
To Senate Local Government Committee
ILSB2798Intro
25%
Authorizes the People of the State of Illinois to release specified property located in Monroe County from all dedication and easement rights and interest acquired for highway purposes for the sum of $2,700. Authorizes the People of the State of Illi...
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2024-02-07
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 8, 2024
ILSB3295Intro
25%
Amends the Employment of Teachers Article of the School Code. In provisions concerning holidays, provides that no deduction shall be made from the time or compensation of a school employee, including an educational support personnel employee, on acco...
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2024-02-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3354Intro
25%
Amends the Counties Code. Provides that a deputy sheriff applicant who is a veteran and who was discharged honorably or generally under honorable conditions no later than 6 months before applying may request examination to occur before the next sched...
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2024-02-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1153Intro
25%
Amends the Use Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2024-01-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2641Intro
25%
Amends the Network Adequacy and Transparency Act. Provides that the Department of Insurance shall determine whether the network plan at each in-network hospital and facility has a sufficient number of hospital-based medical specialists to ensure that...
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2024-01-24
To Senate Insurance Committee
ILSB1925Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that nothing in the provisions shall require an ambulance provider to bill a beneficiary, insured, enrollee, or health insurance issuer when prohibited by any other law, rule, ordinance, contract, or agree...
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2024-01-10
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Re-assigned to Insurance
ILSB2201Intro
25%
Amends the Use Tax Act and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that the taxes also apply to leases of tangible personal property, other than computer software, property that is subject to the Rental Purchase Agreement Occupation and Use Tax A...
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2024-01-10
Re-assigned to Revenue
ILHB3257Engross
50%
Amends the Humane Care for Animals Act. Provides that no person may sell, offer for sale, barter, or give away as a pet or novelty any hermit crab or goldfish that has been dyed, colored, or otherwise treated to impart an artificial color. Provides t...
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2024-01-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3052Engross
50%
Amends the Childhood Hunger Relief Act. Provides that for all schools operating a school breakfast program, the State Board of Education shall collect information about whether the school is operating a breakfast after the bell program and, if so, wh...
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2023-12-10
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1289Engross
50%
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2023-12-08
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1559PassAmends the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act. Provides that from January 1, 2023 through January 1, 2027, the Department of Agriculture shall not make the application available for transporting organization licenses. Provides that entities awarded a tr...
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2023-12-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0578
ILHB2878PassAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Creates a bid preference for firms that employ former coal mine employees. Makes changes in provisions concerning single prime procurement methods; the Illinois business bid preference; the veteran bid preference...
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2023-12-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0570
ILHB1440Engross
50%
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Extends the repeal date of specified sentencing guidelines for individuals with prior felony firearm-related or other specified convictions from January 1, 2024 to January 1, 2025. Effective immediately.
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2023-12-08
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2394PassAmends the Department of Professional Regulation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that, if the Secretary of Professional Regulation finds that there is a significant operational need to do so or that it is necessary to do so...
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2023-12-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0568
ILHB2473PassAmends the Public Utilities Act. Makes changes concerning the circumstances under which construction may commence on nuclear power plants and nuclear power reactors. Removes the definition of "high-level nuclear waste". Amends the Nuclear Safety Law ...
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2023-12-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0569
ILSB0765PassAmends the Farm Mutual Insurance Company Act of 1986. Provides that, until the date that is 5 years after the effective date of the amendatory Act, a farm mutual insurance company insuring against the perils of wind or hail must have and maintain ade...
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2023-11-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0566
ILSB0076VetoAmends the Public Utilities Act. Deletes language that provides that no construction shall commence on any new nuclear power plant to be located within the State, and no certificate of public convenience and necessity or other authorization shall be ...
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2023-11-08
Total Veto Stands
ILHB3743PassAuthorizes the Director of Central Management Services to execute and deliver to the Tinley Park - Park District a quit claim deed, quit claim bill of sale, and any ancillary documents, for $1, to specified real property, subject to specified conditi...
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2023-08-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0544
ILHB3814PassAmends the School Boards Article of the School Code. In provisions concerning the daily pupil attendance calculation, provides that participation in a Supervised Career Development Experience or any work-based learning experience in which student par...
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2023-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0560
ILSB1782PassReinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with the following changes: Further amends the Child Labor Law. Changes references from "minor child" to "minor". Makes conforming changes in provisions concerning exempt occupations. Removes a rulemakin...
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2023-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0556
ILHB2231PassFurther amends the Transportation Network Providers Act. Extends the Act's repeal date from September 1, 2023 to September 1, 2028. Provides that a provision which specifies that TNCs and TNC drivers are not common carriers, contract carriers, or mot...
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2023-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0527
ILHB0219PassAmends the Wrongful Death Act. Provides that an action under the Act may be filed to recover punitive damages. Provides that punitive damages are not available in actions against the State or an employee of the State in his or her official capacity. ...
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2023-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0514
ILHB3326PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that an automated license plate reader (ALPR) user shall not sell, share, allow access to, or transfer ALPR information to any state for the purpose of investigating or enforcing a law that: (1) denies or in...
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2023-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0540
ILHB1120PassAmends the Charter Schools Law of the School Code. Provides that any renewal of a certified charter must include a union neutrality clause. Requires a union neutrality clause to be included in a charter school proposal. Defines "union neutrality clau...
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2023-08-04
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0416
ILHB2500PassReinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with the following changes: Provides that the identification requirement includes an identification card issued under the federal Veterans Identification Card Act of 2015 and a valid Illinois driver's li...
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2023-08-04
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0434
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