Illinois Senator Melinda Bush [D]

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ILHB4242EngrossAmends the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that a unit of local government, school district, community college district, or other local taxing body shall provide notice to the public if the unit of local government, school district, community co...
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2018-05-24
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3488EngrossCreates the Anti-Registry Program Act. Provides that no agent or agency shall use any moneys, facilities, property, equipment, or personnel of the agency to participate in or provide support in any manner for the creation, publication, or maintenance...
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2018-05-24
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3560EngrossAmends the State Prompt Payment Act. Codifies the Vendor Payment Program established under the Illinois Administrative Code. Provides that any contract executed under that Program prior to June 30, 2018 shall remain in effect until those contracts ha...
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2018-05-24
[Hearing: May 24 @ 8:30 am]
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
ILSB2411IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-24
[Hearing: May 25 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILHB4757EnrollAmends the Illinois Promotion Act. Provides that moneys that are required to be deposited into the Tourism Promotion Fund from the proceeds of the tax imposed under the Hotel Operators' Occupation Tax Act shall be deposited directly into the Tourism ...
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2018-05-24
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0238IntroAmends the Local Solid Waste Disposal Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Act's short title.
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2018-05-24
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
ILSB1437EngrossAmends the Property Tax Code. Removes a provision requiring taxpayers who have been granted a disabled veterans standard homestead exemption to reapply on an annual basis. Effective January 1, 2018.
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2018-05-23
[Hearing: May 24 @ 8:30 am]
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILSB1758EngrossAmends the State Treasurer Act. Modifies the term "qualified expenses" for the purpose of participant requirements in the use of the College Savings Pool established under the Act. Effective immediately.
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2018-05-23
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILSB2332EngrossAmends the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Minors and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Changes the name of the Act to the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Persons under 21 Years of Age and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Raises ...
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2018-05-23
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2952EngrossAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Provides that the Department of Human Services, in consultation with the Advisory Committee, shall adopt rules allowing licensed prescribers or pharmacists who have registered to access the Prescription ...
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2018-05-23
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2951EngrossCreates the Early Mental Health and Addictions Treatment Act. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, and other specified agencies and entities, to develop a pilot program under which a qualifying adolescent or young adult may rece...
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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2572EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that an approved waiver from or modification to a physical education mandate may remain in effect for a period not to exceed 2 school years (rather than 5 school years like other mandate waivers) and may be renewed no...
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2018-05-23
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
ILSB3015EngrossAmends the School Code. With regard to the self-administration and self-carry of asthma medication, provides that a school district, public school, charter school, or nonpublic school may authorize a school nurse or trained personnel to (i) provide u...
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2018-05-23
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
ILSB3249EngrossAmends the School Code. With regard to the textbook block grant program, provides that the textbooks authorized to be purchased must accurately portray the diversity of our society, including the role and contributions of people protected under the I...
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2018-05-23
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4163EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 24, 2018
ILSB3134EngrossAmends the Flood Control Act of 1945. Creates the Flood Control Commission. Provides that the Commission shall study current flood control practices within the counties of DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, and Will. Adds provisions concerning the membersh...
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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3214EngrossCreates the Pollinator Friendly Solar Site Act. Provides that an owner of a ground-mounted solar site may follow practices that: (1) provide native perennial vegetation and foraging habitat which is beneficial to game birds, songbirds, and pollinator...
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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4243EnrollAmends the General Assembly Compensation Act. Provides that no public funds, including, but not limited to, funds appropriated for the pay and allowances of members of the General Assembly, shall be used to create a payout of money to any person invo...
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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0574EngrossAmends the Local Governmental and Governmental Employees Tort Immunity Act. Makes a technical change in the short title Section.
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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2817EngrossAmends the North Shore Water Reclamation District Act, the Sanitary District Act of 1917, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Act, and the Sanitary District Act of 1936. Increases mandatory competitive bid thresholds from $40,000 to $50,000, ...
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2018-05-23
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4383EnrollAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that disenrollment of a Medicaid enrollee from a managed care organization under contract with the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall be in accordance wit...
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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0034EngrossAmends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-23
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
ILSB0035EngrossAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-23
Fiscal Note Filed
ILHB4735EngrossAmends the State Designations Act. Designates the month of May as "Monarch Month" to be observed throughout the State as a month to honor the Monarch Butterfly. Effective immediately.
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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
ILSB0405EnrollAmends the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-23
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
ILHB5267EngrossAmends the Crime Victims Compensation Act. Provides that "crime of violence" includes: (i) posting identifying or graphic information on a pornographic Internet site or possessing graphic information with pornographic material; and (ii) non-consensua...
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2018-05-23
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
ILSB2271EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a prosecution for any offense involving sexual conduct or sexual penetration in which the victim was 18 years of age or older at the time of the offense may be commenced within one year after the offens...
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2018-05-23
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4237EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax credit in an amount equal to the contributions made by the taxpayer to the Illinois Excellence Fund during the taxable year. Amends the State Finance Act. Creates the Illinois Excellence Fund....
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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 24, 2018
ILHB4665EnrollAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Provides that the Division of Developmental Disabilities of the Department of Human Services shall implement a direct support professional credential pilot program to assist ...
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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4707EngrossAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Changes the classification of Hydrocodone from a Schedule II controlled substance to a Schedule I controlled substance. Amends the Illinois Optometric Practice Act of 1987 to make a conforming change.
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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
ILHB4146EngrossAmends the Managed Care Reform and Patient Rights Act. In provisions concerning transition of services, provides that the health care plan shall not modify an enrollee's coverage of a drug during the plan year if the drug has been previously approved...
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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 24, 2018
ILHB4643EnrollAmends the Illinois Physical Therapy Act. Provides that the limitation on determining a differential diagnosis shall not in any manner limit a physical therapist from establishing a relevant diagnosis. In the definition of "documented current and rel...
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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0126EnrollAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-23
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
ILHB5148EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that course material and instruction in a sex education course shall include, with an emphasis on the workplace environment and life on a college campus, material and discussion on what constitutes sexual consent and ...
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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 24, 2018
ILSB2898EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that licensed medically complex for the developmentally disabled facilities (MC/DD) (rather than licensed long-term care facilities for persons under 22 years of age) that serve severely and chronically i...
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2018-05-23
[Hearing: May 29 @ 8:30 am]
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2018
ILHB4324EngrossCreates the Wage Lien Act. Provides that a lien exists on an employer's property for the amount of unpaid wages owed to an employee. Defines terms and includes provisions concerning creation of the lien; exemptions; notice; limitations; recording of ...
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2018-05-23
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
ILHB4965EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. In provisions concerning the child care assistance program, provides that a family's eligibility for child care services shall be redetermined no sooner than 12 months following the initial determination or most r...
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2018-05-23
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
ILHB4578EnrollAmends the Solicitation for Charity Act. Provides that a trustee, person, or organization who failed to timely file an annual report shall pay a $50 (rather than $100) late filing fee. Effective immediately.
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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB1595EngrossAmends the Minimum Wage Law. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the application of the Act.
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2018-05-23
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Postponed - Labor
ILHB4650EngrossAmends the Illinois Controlled Substance Act. In a provision allowing pharmacists to authorize a designee to consult the Prescription Monitoring Program on their behalf, defines "pharmacist" to include, but be not limited to, a pharmacist associated ...
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2018-05-23
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Special Committee on Oversight of Medicaid Managed Care; 007-000-000
ILSB2641EngrossAmends the Renter's Financial Responsibility and Protection Act. Provides that a rental car company may void a damage waiver if damage or loss occurs to the rental vehicle when the rental vehicle is stolen and the renter fails to: (i) return the rent...
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2018-05-23
To House Executive Committee
ILHB4208EngrossAmends the School Code. With respect to school discipline improvement plans, makes changes to how the State Board of Education determines the top 20% of school districts, when notification is given that a plan must be submitted, which school district...
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2018-05-23
Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 Postponed - Education
ILHB5197EngrossAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a department foreign fire insurance board shall be created within the fire department of all municipalities (rather than municipalities with fewer than 500,000 inhabitants) that have an organized fire...
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2018-05-23
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0577IntroAmends the Child Support Payment Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-23
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
ILSB2358EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction.
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2018-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5786EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, an in-school suspension program provided by a school district for any students in kindergarten through grade 12 shall focus on promoting non-violent conflict resolution ...
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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 24, 2018
ILHB4467EngrossAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. In a Section concerning a police officer or fire officer survivor grant, provides that, with respect to disabled police and fire officers, natural children need not be born before the disability occ...
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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
ILSB2913EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires long-term care providers to submit all changes in resident status, including, but not limited to, death, discharge, changes in patient credit, third party liability, and Medicare coverage to the Departmen...
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2018-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2624EngrossCreates the Health Insurance Rate Review Act. Creates the independent quasi-judicial Health Insurance Rate Review Board to ensure insurance rates are reasonable and justified. Sets forth duties and prohibited activities concerning the Board. Creates ...
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2018-05-23
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
ILSB2925EngrossAmends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board shall develop or approve a curriculum for a certified training program for school resource officers which shall consist of at least 40 hours ...
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2018-05-22
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
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