Illinois Senator Melinda Bush [D]

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ILHB3904PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall establish a Women's Correctional Services Division under the authority of a Chief of Women's Correctional Services, which must be a Senior Public Service Admini...
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2017-09-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0527
ILHB0162PassAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the angel investment credit.
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2017-09-18
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
ILHB0311PassCreates 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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2017-09-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0502
ILHB0534PassAuthorizes the Director of Natural Resources to exchange described parcels of real estate in Lake County for another parcel of described real estate in Lake County. Effective immediately.
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2017-09-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0470
ILHB2820PassAmends the Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall work with the Farmers' Market Task Force to address farmers' market vendor complaints regarding the reasonableness of local health departments' f...
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2017-09-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0488
ILSR0794PassUrges law enforcement to recognize white nationalist and neo-Nazi groups as terrorist organizations, and to pursue dismantling the criminal elements of these domestic terrorist organizations in the same manner as other manifestations of terrorism.
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2017-09-08
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
ILHB2647PassAmends 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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2017-09-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0482
ILHB3649VetoAmends the State Finance Act. Requires each State agency to report to the State Comptroller the aggregate dollar amount of all current liabilities held at the time of the report and an estimate of any interest penalties that have accrued under the St...
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2017-09-07
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
ILHB1813VetoAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department shall establish a Networking for Success Program. Provides that the program shall assist small to mid-sized busi...
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2017-09-01
Bill Dead - No Positive Action Taken - Amendatory Veto
ILSB0001VetoAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction. Effective immediately, but this Act does not take effect at all unless Senate Bills 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, and 13 of the 100th General ...
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2017-08-30
Bill Dead - Amendatory Veto
ILSB1933PassAmends 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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2017-08-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0464
ILSB0910VetoAmends the Counties Code. Provides that when a county board creates or modifies the apportionment of districts in the county, each district shall also (i) provide racial minorities or language minorities with equal opportunity to participate in the p...
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2017-08-25
Governor Vetoed
ILSB0701PassAmends the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) Article of the Illinois Pension Code. For a person who first becomes a participating employee on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act, excludes vehicle allowances from the definition o...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0411
ILSB1353VetoAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that for a person who is a resident in a facility licensed under the ID/DD Community Care Act, the Community-Integrated Living Arrangements Licensure and Certification Ac...
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2017-08-25
Governor Vetoed
ILSB1223PassCreates the Accelerated Placement Act. Provides that any student in a school district may be referred by a teacher, administrator, gifted education specialist, guidance counselor, school psychologist, or parent or legal guardian to the principal for ...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0421
ILSB1577PassAmends the Illinois False Claims Act. Provides that a person who commits certain acts is liable to the State for a civil penalty of not less than the minimum amount and not more than the maximum amount allowed for a civil penalty for a violation of t...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0452
ILHB2568PassAmends the State Designations Act. Designates milkweed as the official State wildflower of the State of Illinois. Effective immediately.
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0371
ILSB1351VetoAmends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-25
Governor Vetoed
ILSB0518PassAmends the General Obligation Bond Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0402
ILHB0656PassAmends 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0340
ILSB1304PassAmends 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0425
ILSB0641PassAmends 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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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0405
ILHB2534PassAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Requires that to be illegal a drug analog must not be approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration or, if approved, it is not dispensed or possessed in accordance with State and federal law...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0368
ILSB0885PassRepeals the Dwelling Structure Contract Act and the Dwelling Unit Installment Contract Act. Creates the Installment Sales Contract Act. Adds provisions governing: definitions; terms and conditions of installment sales contracts; applicability of othe...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0416
ILHB0302VetoAmends 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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2017-08-25
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILSB1417PassAmends the Electronic Products Recycling and Reuse Act. Provides that a retailer may collect a fee for each covered electronic device or eligible electronic device collected. Provides that municipalities, townships, and other units of local governmen...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0433
ILSB0057PassAmends the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986 and the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that, with exceptions, the court may, upon request by a petitioner for an order of protection, order a wireless telephone service provider to trans...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0388
ILHB2461PassAmends the School Code. Requires school report cards to include the most current data collected and maintained (rather than possessed) by the State Board of Education. Requires the State Board to include in the school report cards certain demographic...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0364
ILSB0646PassAmends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0406
ILHB2462VetoAmends 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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2017-08-25
Governor Vetoed
ILHB2612PassAmends the Boundary Changes Article of the School Code. Makes changes concerning the purpose and applicability of the Article; defining "legal resident voter"; school districts in educational service regions of 2,000,000 or more inhabitants; changing...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0374
ILHB0350PassAmends the Illinois Pension Code. Provides for the forfeiture of benefits for any person who otherwise would receive a survivor benefit who is convicted of any felony relating to or arising out of or in connection with the service of the member from ...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0334
ILSB0314PassAmends the Consumer Installment Loan Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a license required to engage in the business of making loans of money in a principal amount not exceeding $40,000.
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0395
ILHB2525VetoAmends the Employer's Liability Rates Article of the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a rate is excessive if it is likely to produce a long run profit that is unreasonably high for the insurance provided or if expenses are unreasonably high in ...
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2017-08-25
Governor Vetoed
ILHB0528PassAmends the Sexual Assault Evidence Submission Act. Provides that the Department of State Police shall create and operate a statewide sexual assault evidence kit tracking system. Provides that the statewide sexual assault evidence kit tracking system ...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0336
ILSB1884PassCreates the Research Dogs and Cats Adoption Act. Provides that a research facility, after the completion of any research involving a dog or cat, shall assess the health of the dog or cat and determine whether it is suitable for adoption. Provides tha...
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0323
ILSB1869PassAmends the Legislative Information System Act. Provides that within one-year after the effective date of this amendatory Act, the Legislative Information System shall create a Spanish-language version of its website to provide legislative information...
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0320
ILSB0868EngrossAmends 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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2017-08-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0164PassAmends the Illinois Pension Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning definitions.
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2017-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0244
ILSB0609PassAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that, if an appeal concerning the assessed valuation of property has been pending before the Property Tax Appeal Board for 2 or more years prior to January 1 of the current assessment year and is still pending a...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0216
ILSB0669VetoAmends the Counties Code. Provides that for the 2020 election and thereafter, the chairman of the Lake County board shall be elected by the voters of the county. Provides that an individual seeking election as chairman of the Lake County board may al...
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2017-08-18
Governor Vetoed
ILSB1670PassAmends the Gubernatorial Boards and Commissions Act. Provides that the Governor's Office of Boards and Commissions database shall include an application data field where an applicant may optionally disclose his or her sexual orientation for reporting...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0234
ILSB0889PassAmends the Jury Act. Provides that, except as otherwise specifically provided by statute, no person who is qualified and able to serve as a juror may be excluded from jury service in any court of this State on the basis of race, color, religion, nati...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0228
ILSB0636PassAmends the Pharmacy Practice Act. Provides that the Act shall not apply to, or in any manner interfere with, the sale or distribution of dialysate, drugs, or devices necessary to perform home renal dialysis for patients with chronic kidney failure, p...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0218
ILSB0298PassAmends the Business Corporation Act of 1983. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0207
ILHB3718PassAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Revises and consolidates provisions regarding obtaining and issuing orders of protection, protective orders, and no contact orders. Repeals various provisions in the domestic violence order of protection...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0199
ILSB0860PassAmends the Line of Duty Compensation Act. Changes the definition of "killed in the line of duty" to include losing one's life while on active duty in connection with, among other operations, Operation Freedom's Sentinel, Operation New Dawn, and Opera...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0226
ILSB1790PassAmends the Pharmacy Practice Act. Provides that a pharmacist may refill a patient's prescription without prescriber authorization if the pharmacist is unable to contact the prescriber after reasonable effort, a failure to refill the prescription may ...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0237
ILHB3211VetoAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) to identify and flag all college students who are potentially eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Provides that...
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2017-08-18
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILHB3368PassAmends the School Code. Requires the State Board of Education to create model curriculum for use by school districts with secondary schools for the teaching of entrepreneur skills. Requires the State Board to encourage the input of business groups an...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0174
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