Illinois Senator Melinda Bush [D]

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ILSB2494IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that it is a Class 4 felony for a child sex offender to knowingly reside within 500 feet of a public or private park where persons under the age of 18 regularly gather. Defines "private park".
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2020-10-21
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2463IntroAmends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides that no person who has served as a statewide elected official, the executive or administrative head of a State agency, the deputy executive or administrative head of a State agency, or a m...
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2020-10-21
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2457IntroReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following change. Provides that group or individual policies of accident and health insurance or managed care plans amended, delivered, issued, or renewed on or after January 1, 2021 (rather th...
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2020-10-21
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
ILSB2324IntroAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to implement and administer a program, beginning with the 2021-2022 academic year, to award College Promise grants to Illinois residents seeking a...
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2020-10-21
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
ILSB2310IntroAmends the Government Severance Pay Act. Provides that a contract containing a severance pay provision must include, among other requirements, a requirement that if a provision to transition into a different position is included in the contract, then...
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2020-10-21
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
ILSB3405IntroCreates the Local Official Vacancy Posting Act. Provides that a unit of local government shall post every elected official vacancy on its website, if it has one, and the county clerk shall also post the vacancy on its website. Provides that the posti...
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2020-10-21
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
ILSB3301IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that both individual and group tobacco cessation counseling shall be covered under the medical assistance program.
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2020-10-21
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
ILSB3333IntroAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall create and maintain an online database and resource page on its website. Provides that the database and resource page sha...
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2020-10-21
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
ILSB3160EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that, in addition to other penalties imposed for a violation of provisions concerning operation of a vehicle while approaching an authorized emergency vehicle, the court may order a person to perform communi...
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2020-10-21
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
ILSB0110EngrossAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that, for the 2015 taxable year and thereafter, the exemption for veterans with disabilities also carries over to the surviving spouse of a veteran who was killed in the line of duty in the current taxable year ...
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2020-09-30
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3449IntroCreates the Community Emergency Services and Support Act. Provides that every unit of local government that provides emergency medical services for individuals with physical health needs must also provide appropriate emergency response services to in...
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2020-09-16
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
ILSB1124IntroAmends the Tobacco Products Tax Act of 1995. Provides that, beginning on July 1, 2019, "tobacco products" also includes electronic cigarettes. Effective immediately.
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2020-09-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0471PassAmends the Public Employee Disability Act. Provides that upon the occurrence of circumstances which would hinder the physical recovery from an injury of an eligible employee within the one-year period as required under the Act, the eligible employee ...
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2020-08-07
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0651
ILSB1187IntroCreates the Right to Shop Act. Requires a carrier offering a health plan to develop and implement a program that provides incentives for enrollees in a health plan who elect to receive a comparable health care service from a provider that collects le...
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2020-06-24
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3242IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Allows the Secretary of State to issue Law Enforcement Medal of Honor license plates. Provides that the plates shall display the Law Enforcement Medal of Honor.
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2020-06-24
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3874IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax credit for taxpayers who employ individuals working within the engineering sector who graduated from an accredited institution of higher learning with a Bachelor's degree or higher. Provides t...
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2020-06-24
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1719EngrossCreates a Keep the Internet Devices Safe Act that is different from the introduced bill. Removes legislative findings and intent. Provides that a "digital device" is an Internet-connected device that contains a microphone. Provides that no private en...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2838EngrossAmends the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act. Provides that, for contracts entered into on or after July 1, 2019, a direct contractor making or taking a contract in the State for the erection, construction, alteration, or repair of a building,...
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2020-06-23
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
ILSB1608EngrossAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Establishes the Illinois Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Matching Funds Program to be...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1863PassAmends the Election Code. Creates the Conduct of the 2020 General Election Article in the Code. For the 2020 general election, provides for changes to vote by mail, first time registrants and changes of address for registrants, the public disseminati...
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2020-06-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0642
ILHB2238PassIf and only if Senate Bill 1863 of the 101st General Assembly becomes law in the form in which it passed the House of Representatives on May 21, 2020, then amends the Election Code. In provisions concerning changes for vote by mail official ballot ma...
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2020-06-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0641
ILSB0557PassAmends the Sexual Assault Survivors Emergency Treatment Act. Provides that an approved federally qualified health center may provide medical forensic services to all sexual assault survivors 13 years old or older who present for medical forensic serv...
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2020-06-05
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0634
ILSB1510EngrossAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Removes language that requires light intermediate care to be staffed at the same staffing ratio as intermediate care. Provides that for purposes of minimum staffing ratios, all residents shall be classified as requir...
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2020-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0029EngrossCreates the Illinois Energy Transition Zone Act. Provides for the certification by the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity of municipal ordinances designating an area as an Energy Transition Zone. Provides that green energy enterprises lo...
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2020-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1829EngrossCreates the Workplace Transparency Act. Provides provisions for: prohibitions; voidable agreements; unconscionable terms; settlement or separation agreements; enforcement; application; limitations; and severability. Makes conforming changes in the Un...
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2020-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2237PassAmends the State Treasurer Act. Provides that the State Treasurer shall establish the Illinois Higher Education Savings Program for the purpose of expanding access to higher education through savings. Provides for enrollment in the Program. Provides ...
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2020-05-22
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
ILSB0033EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides that political committee funds may be used for certain child care expenses that are necessary for the fulfillment of political, governmental, or public policy duties, activities, or purposes. Effective immediately.
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2020-05-21
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3995IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that, for taxable year 2020 and thereafter, the maximum reductions under the senior citizens homestead exemption and the general homestead exemption that apply in counties with more than 3,000,000 inhabitants ap...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR1184IntroUrges the Illinois Department of Public Health, the Illinois Department of Human Services, and all other relevant agencies and boards to examine the rise in opioid overdoses due to COVID-19. Urges the State of Illinois to increase access to naloxone.
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2020-05-21
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR1168IntroUrges the State Board of Education to issue guidance and best practices for school districts with regard to debt service and reserve ratios.
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2020-05-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3651IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the duties of the Environmental Protection Agency.
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2020-05-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2016IntroAmends the Department of Transportation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2516IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that the research and development credit applies on a permanent basis. Effective immediately.
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2513IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Repeals a Section providing authority to use automated traffic law enforcement systems at intersections in which cameras are used to photograph or video record a motor vehicle's failure to stop and yield as required ...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2478IntroAmends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that through June 30, 2022 (instead of June 30, 2020), an annuitant may accept employment as a teacher without impairing his or her retirement status if that employment is no...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2902IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Repeals a Section providing authority to use automated traffic law enforcement systems at intersections in which cameras are used to photograph or video record a motor vehicle's failure to stop and yield as required ...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2341IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that the county board of Lake County, by ordinance, or the voters of Lake County, by backdoor referendum, may vote to discontinue all offices of the township assessor in the county. Provides petition and referen...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2499IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the medical assistance program shall provide coverage for routine care costs that are incurred in the course of an approved clinical trial if the medical assistance ...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2456IntroAmends the General Assembly Compensation Act. Provides that beginning with the first payroll of the 102nd General Assembly, the compensation to be paid per year to members of the General Assembly, including additional sums payable per year to officer...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3404IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Repeals a Section providing authority to use automated traffic law enforcement systems at intersections in which cameras are used to photograph or video record a motor vehicle's failure to stop and yield as required ...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3421IntroCreates the Executive Order 3 (2017) Implementation Act. Implements and supersedes the provisions of Executive Order 3 (2017) concerning transfers from the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to the Environmental Protection Agency. Transf...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3408IntroReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill, and provides that the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Act, to the extent that there is a conflict between the provisions of Executive Order 2017-1 and the Act, supersedes the Executive ...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3425IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a workgroup convened by the Department of Insurance and the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall provide recommendations to the General Assembly on health plan data reporting requirement...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3426IntroAmends the Stalking No Contact Order Act. Includes electronic communication in the definition of "contact". Amends the Civil No Contact Order Act. Provides that the court may provide relief in a civil no contact order by restraining the respondent fr...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3441IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Requires the Environmental Protection Agency, beginning January 1, 2021, to collect from owners or operators of hazardous waste management facilities a fee in the amount of $500 for a small quantity hazardous ...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3834IntroAmends the Department of Professional Regulation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall require each licensee to complete sexual harassment prevention training provided by the l...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3590IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that, in the case of qualifying expenditures related to (i) clean energy technology, (ii) waste reduction, (iii) recycling, (iv) emissions reduction, (v) environmental sustainability, or (vi) biodegradable...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3832IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a workgroup convened by the Department of Insurance and the Department of Healthcare and Family services shall provide recommendations to the General Assembly on health plan data reporting requirement...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3574IntroAmends the Article of the Illinois Human Rights Act regarding procedures for the Department of Human Rights under Articles related to employment, financial credit, public accommodations, education, and additional civil rights violations. Deletes lang...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3576IntroAmends the Pharmacy Practice Act. Provides that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, a licensed pharmacist may dispense birth control in accordance with written, standardized procedures or protocols developed by the Department ...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
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