Illinois Senator Melinda Bush [D]

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ILHB0534EnrollAuthorizes 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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2017-07-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0311EnrollCreates 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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2017-07-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0350EnrollAmends 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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2017-07-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2647EnrollAmends 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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2017-07-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2721PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code, the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971, the Counties Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, the School Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, the Limited Health Service Organization Act, and the Volunt...
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2017-07-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0024
ILSR0684IntroUrges the State Board of Elections to decline any request to turn over or share personal data or confidential voter registration data to the Advisory Commission on Election Integrity.
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2017-07-18
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0001EngrossAmends 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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2017-07-11
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
ILSB0087EngrossAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that, for the 2016 taxable year and thereafter, the exemption for veterans with disabilities carries over to the surviving spouse of a veteran who was killed in the line of duty in the current taxable year or an...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1607EngrossAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the prescription monitoring program.
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1381EngrossAmends the Public Utilities Act. Adds provisions to the Telecommunications Article concerning the transition of Large Electing Providers to Internet Protocol-based networks and service. Provides that beginning July 1, 2017, a Large Electing Provider ...
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2017-07-06
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) December 31, 2017
ILSB0955EngrossAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall establish reimbursement rates which build toward livable wages for front-line personnel ...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0702EngrossAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Adds 3,4-Dichloro-N-[2-(dimethylamino)cyclohexyl]-N-methylbenzamide (some trade or other name: U-47700) as a Schedule I controlled substance. Effective immediately.
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1502EngrossCreates the Right to Know Act. Provides that an operator of a commercial website or online service that collects personally identifiable information through the internet about individual customers residing in Illinois who use or visit its commercial ...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3820PassAmends the Educator Licensure and Employment of Teachers Articles of the School Code. Provides that no one may be licensed to teach or supervise or be otherwise employed in the public schools of this State who is not at least 19 (instead of 20) years...
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2017-06-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0013
ILHB0162EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the angel investment credit.
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2017-06-30
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As June 30, 2017
ILHB3904EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-30
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0910EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0701EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1933EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1353EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0643EnrollAmends the General Assembly Compensation Act. Establishes the fiscal year 2018 mileage reimbursement rate and allowance for lodging and meals. Amends the Compensation Review Act. Prohibits cost-of-living adjustments for or during the fiscal year begi...
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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1223EnrollCreates 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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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1351EnrollAmends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0518EnrollAmends the General Obligation Bond Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0885EnrollRepeals 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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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0302EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1417EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0057EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1869EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0646EnrollAmends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHJR0063PassCalls upon the State of Illinois and its operating units, including but not limited to the Department of Central Management Services, to immediately suspend the drafting, negotiation, perfection, and signing of any lease on any parcel of real propert...
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2017-06-29
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILHB2525EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1577EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2568EnrollAmends the State Designations Act. Designates milkweed as the official State wildflower of the State of Illinois. Effective immediately.
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1304EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0641EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2534EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1884EnrollCreates 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2461EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2462EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2612EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSR0488PassUrges the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to raise awareness of its free online training in recognizing and reporting child abuse and neglect.
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2017-06-28
Resolution Adopted
ILSB0222IntroAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Removes procurement expenditures made by the University of Illinois from the application of the Act and the University of Illinois from the definition of "State agency". Amends the State Property Control Act to r...
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2017-06-28
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0314EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0656EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0164EnrollAmends the Illinois Pension Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning definitions.
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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0528EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0889EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-26
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2771EngrossCreates the Healthy Workplace Act and amends the State Finance Act. Requires employers to provide specified paid sick days to employees. Sets forth the purposes for and manner in which the sick days may be used. Contains provisions regarding employer...
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2017-06-26
3/5 Vote Required
ILHB3691EngrossAmends the State Treasurer Act. Creates the Illinois Higher Education Savings Program. Provides for the implementation of and requirements for the Program. Provides for the State Treasurer's duties under the Program. Provides that the State Treasurer...
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2017-06-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
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