Illinois Senator Meg Loughran Cappel [D]

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ILSB2847Intro
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Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that certain forms of false personation may be accomplished by artificial intelligence. Defines "artificial intelligence".
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2024-02-28
To Senate Special Committee on Criminal Law and Public Safety
ILSB2987Intro
25%
Amends the School Boards Article of the School Code. Provides that, in addition to required professional development leadership training, every voting member of a school board of a school district elected or appointed for a term beginning after the e...
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2024-02-28
To Senate Education Committee
ILSB3538Intro
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Amends the Counties Code and the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that, if a municipality or county, including a home rule municipality or county, is a self-insurer for purposes of providing health insurance coverage for its employees, the insurance...
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2024-02-26
To Senate Local Government Committee
ILSB2940Intro
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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
ILSB3316Intro
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Amends various Acts concerning children's mental health. Amends the School Code. Provides that on or before October 1, 2024, the State Board of Education, in consultation with the Children's Behavioral Health Transformation Team, the Office of the Go...
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2024-02-23
To Senate Behavioral and Mental Health Committee
ILSR0703PassDeclares March 3, 2024 as Dyscalculia Awareness Day in the State of Illinois.
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2024-02-22
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0750PassDeclares the month of February 2024 as Career and Technical Education Month in the State of Illinois.
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2024-02-22
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel
ILSB0331Intro
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Amends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. Requires the governing board of each public university and community college district to pay employees and contractors their daily, regular rate...
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2024-02-21
Postponed - Higher Education
ILSB3241Intro
25%
Amends the Department of Natural Resources Act. Makes changes concerning the powers and duties of the Illinois State Museum. Repeals a provision which specifies that the Board of the Illinois State Museum is the governing board for the State Museum. ...
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2024-02-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 22, 2024
ILSB3584Intro
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Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that on and after January 1, 2025, the rates paid for sedation evaluation and the provision of deep sedation and intravenous sedation for the purpose of dental services s...
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2024-02-20
To Senate Appropriations - Health and Human Services Committee
ILSB3606Intro
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Amends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code. Provides that the term "special educational facilities and services" includes private special schools (instead of special schools) and separate public special education day schools. Pr...
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2024-02-20
To Senate Education Committee
ILSB3098Intro
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Amends the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Persons under 21 Years of Age and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Provides that no person shall cause electronic cigarettes ordered or purchased by mail, through the Internet, or other remote sal...
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2024-02-14
To Senate Executive Committee
ILSB3585Intro
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Amends the Department of Natural Resources Act. Authorizes the Illinois State Museum to cooperate with the Illinois State Academy of Science and the Illinois State Museum Society, but the cooperation does not grant any special rights, authority, or p...
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2024-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3761Intro
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Repeals the School Construction Bond Act. Amends the Statute on Statutes, the General Obligation Bond Act, and the Prevailing Wage Act to make conforming changes.
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2024-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3760Intro
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Amends the State Budget Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Youth Budget Commission is an advisory body.
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2024-02-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3382Intro
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Amends the Evaluation of Certified Employees Article of the School Code. Provides that on July 1, 2024, the State Superintendent of Education shall convene a Performance Evaluation Advisory Committee for the purpose of maintaining and improving the S...
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2024-02-08
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3588Engross
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Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill but transfers functions in the Act from the Illinois State Police to the University of Illinois. Provides that the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois shall contract with a not-for-profit co...
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2024-02-02
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1313Intro
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Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax deduction for any amounts paid by the taxpayer's employer on behalf of the taxpayer as part of an educational assistance program. Creates an income tax deduction for any amounts paid by the ta...
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2024-01-24
Re-assigned to Revenue
ILSB2721Intro
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Amends the School Code. Provides that school boards shall allow all educators to have daily continuous uninterrupted individual classroom planning time. Provides that the planning period shall be equal to one class period but no less than 45 minutes ...
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2024-01-23
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2327Intro
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Amends the Children With Disabilities Article of the School Code. Provides that for individual students with disabilities who attend tier 1 or 2 schools whose program costs exceed 3 times the district's per capita tuition rate, the costs in excess of...
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2024-01-10
To Senate Appropriations Education Committee
ILSB2237Intro
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Amends the State Board of Education Article of the School Code. Provides that, Subject to appropriation, the State Board of Education shall distribute grants to early childhood education and care nonprofit organizations that are established as a Sect...
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2024-01-10
Re-assigned to Appropriations- Education
ILSB0132Intro
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Amends the Department of Professional Regulation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall waive all application fees and examination fees for active military personn...
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2024-01-10
Re-assigned to Appropriations
ILSB1800Intro
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Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Requires the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a Fleet Electrification Incentive Program to promote the use of electric trucks by fleet owners by offering a voucher of $200,000 per electric Class 6 ...
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2024-01-10
To Senate Appropriations Committee
ILSB2029Intro
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Amends the Illinois Banking Act. Provides that a financial institution shall investigate promptly and determine whether fraud has occurred within 10 business days after receiving a notice of fraud. Provides that the financial institution shall report...
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2024-01-10
Re-assigned to Financial Institutions
ILSB2317Intro
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Amends the Property Tax Code. Provides that property that has been granted the homestead exemption for veterans with disabilities is 100% exempt from taxation under the Code if the veteran has a service connected disability of 60% or more (currently,...
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2024-01-10
Re-assigned to Revenue
ILSB2678Intro
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Amends the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that the Retirement Systems Reciprocal Act (Article 20 of the Code) is adopted and made a part of the Downstate Police, Downstate Firefighter, Chicago Police, and Chicago Firefighter Articles, but only with ...
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2024-01-10
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2679Intro
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Amends the Employment of Teachers Article of the School Code. With regard to the Section concerning contractual continued service, removes provisions specifying that the probationary periods are only for service in which a teacher holds a Professiona...
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2024-01-10
To Senate Assignments 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
ILHB1440Engross
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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
ILSR0589PassMourns the passing of Ruth A. (Cohen) Colby.
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2023-11-09
Resolution Adopted
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
ILSB1996Engross
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Amends the Child Labor Law. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2023-09-20
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3566Engross
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Amends the Child Care Act of 1969. Provides that the minimum standards for child care licensing include regulations to allow for staffing flexibility of qualified early childhood assistants to enable the early childhood assistants to supervise a clas...
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2023-09-05
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0850PassReinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with changes. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity may designate an area as a food desert even if the area does not meet the qualifications set forth in the engrossed bill as...
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2023-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0561
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
ILSB1352PassReinserts the contents of the engrossed bill but specifies that the amendatory provisions apply to the termination of service by a teacher (instead of the termination of contractual continued service by a teacher).
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2023-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0549
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
ILSB0724PassReinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with the following changes: In the Interagency Children's Behavioral Health Services Act, removes a provision requiring the behavioral health interagency agreement to require the contracting State agenci...
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2023-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0546
ILHB1378PassReinserts the contents of the engrossed bill with the following changes. Changes references from "iGROW scholarship" to "iGROW tech scholarship". Makes changes concerning definitions, the scholarship amount awarded, the signed agreement, repayment, a...
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2023-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0519
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
ILHB3690PassIn provisions concerning in-service training, provides that the training program shall cover teachers, administrators, and school support personnel (instead of teachers). Provides that teachers, administrators, and school support personnel must be tr...
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2023-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0542
ILHB2898PassAmends the Private College Act. Provides that, if a for-profit, post-secondary educational institution that received monetary award program funds at a time the institution was found to have been using an unfair, misleading, or deceptive practice and ...
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2023-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0536
ILHB2847PassReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Creates the Mental Health and Wellness Act (rather than the Mental Health Equity Access and Prevention Act). In provisions concerning coverage of no-cost mental health preven...
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2023-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0535
ILHB0301PassAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act with respect to the AIM HIGH Grant Pilot Program. Removes language referring to the program as a pilot program. Requires each participating public university to indicate that grants under the program...
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2023-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0516
ILHB0300PassAmends the Downstate Teachers Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Specifies that the provision that requires an employer to make an additional contribution to the System for certain salary increases greater than 6% excludes salary increases necessa...
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2023-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0515
ILHB2443PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that an individual or group 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 must provide coverage ...
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2023-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0530
ILSB1818PassEstablishes the Illinois Flag Commission Act. Creates the Illinois Flag Commission for the purpose of developing new State flag designs and making recommendations to the General Assembly concerning whether the current State flag ought to be replaced ...
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2023-08-07
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0513
ILSB1861PassAmends the Park Commissioners Land Sale Act. Provides that the Joliet Park District may sell Splash Station if (1) the board of commissioners of the Joliet Park District authorizes the sale by a four-fifths vote of the commissioners in office at the ...
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2023-08-04
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0499
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