Illinois Senator Omar Aquino [D]

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ILHB3142EngrossCreates the Criminal History in College Applications Act. Provides that a public college may not inquire about or consider an applicant's criminal history information at any time during the admission decision-making process, except as required by Sta...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2236IntroAmends the Invest in Kids Act. Provides that no credits may be awarded under the Act for any taxable year that begins in a State fiscal year for which the minimum statutory funding level is not met. Provides that the carry-forward period for those cr...
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2018-02-21
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
ILSB2429IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall provide dental services to an adult who is otherwise eligible for assistance under the medical assistance prog...
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2018-02-21
Postponed - Human Services
ILSB2609IntroAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Provides that notwithstanding any of the provisions of the Code concerning the administration of psychotropic medication and electroconvulsive therapy, psychotropic medication or electroco...
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2018-02-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 22, 2018
ILSB2469IntroAmends the Respite Program Act. In a provision requiring the Director of the Department on Aging to submit an annual report to the Governor and the General Assembly detailing the progress of the respite care services provided under the Act, provides ...
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2018-02-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 22, 2018
ILSB2572IntroAmends 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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2018-02-21
To Senate Education Committee
ILSB2844IntroAmends the School Code. Requires the State Board of Education to establish and maintain the Growing Future Educators Program to train high school graduates who at one time have been identified as English learners and who are enrolled in an approved e...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2881IntroAmends the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that female and male condoms, incontinence products, diapers, and baby wipes shall be taxed by the State at a rate of 1% (currently, 6.25%). Provides that the net revenue from the 1% tax collected fr...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2955IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that if a person has a license or permit that is revoked or suspended under certain provisions of the Code, the Secretary of State may issue the person a restricted driving permit to allow him or her to exer...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Transportation Committee
ILSB2954IntroAmends the State Universities Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that if an employer fails to transmit required contributions to the System for more than 120 days after the payment of those contributions is due, the Board may certify to t...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Licensed Activities And Pensions Committee
ILSB2433IntroAmends the Currency Exchange Act. Defines "government assistance check", "government check", "payroll check", "printed", and "protected class". Provides additional considerations by the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation for determini...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2824IntroAmends the Rivers, Lakes, and Streams Act. Provides that when considering whether to issue a permit for construction or maintenance or repair of a levee or flood wall under a provision in the Act, the Department of Natural Resources shall consider th...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0576IntroAmends the Non-Support Punishment Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Act's short title.
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2018-02-21
To Senate Executive Committee
ILSB3249IntroAmends 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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2018-02-21
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3005IntroAmends the Administrative Review Law of the Code of Civil Procedure. In the definition of "administrative decision", changes references to "parties" to "persons". Provides that administrative decisions made reviewable by statute and final administrat...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2555IntroAmends the Agricultural Areas Conservation and Protection Act. Provides that an agricultural area, at the creation of any such area, shall not be less than 350 acres in all counties with a population under 100,000 (rather than (600,000) and not less ...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 8:30 am]
To Senate Agriculture Committee
ILSB2838IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that, by January 1, 2019, the State Board of Education shall implement a program and adopt rules to allow school districts to supplement their substitute teacher recruitment for elementary and secondary schools with t...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3503IntroAmends the Counties Code. Provides that on or before June 1, 2019, every facility that houses a circuit court room shall include at least one lactation room or area for members of the public to express breast milk in private that is located outside t...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3080IntroAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity shall by rule establish a comprehensive low-income water assistance policy ...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3015IntroAmends 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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2018-02-21
To Senate Education Committee
ILSB0193EngrossAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance must provide coverage for medically necessary preventative physical therapy for insureds diagnosed with multiple sclerosis without any tre...
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2018-02-20
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
ILSB0336IntroAmends the Party Line Emergency Act. Makes a technical change concerning the short title.
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2018-02-20
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
ILSB2600IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that a person incarcerated on a bailable offense who does not post bail shall be allowed a credit of $30 (rather than $5) for each day incarcerated.
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2018-02-20
To Senate Criminal Law Committee
ILSB2925IntroAmends 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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2018-02-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1273IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1657EngrossCreates the Gun Dealer Licensing Act. Provides that it is unlawful for a person to engage in the business of selling, leasing, or otherwise transferring firearms without a license issued by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Pro...
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2018-02-16
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
ILSB3156IntroAmends the Enforcement Title of the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that the Environmental Protection Agency shall cause investigations to be made as a result of the Agency's own investigation or knowledge. Provides that in all cases in which ...
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3157IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that each qualified teacher is entitled to an income tax credit in an aggregate amount equal to 50% of the tuition costs incurred by that teacher at a public university in the State. Provides that each qua...
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3560IntroAmends 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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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3220IntroAmends an Article of the School Code concerning educator licensure. Provides that the State Board of Education shall not approve a course of study under the Alternative Educator Licensure Program for Teachers unless the State Board can demonstrate th...
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3430IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. In provisions concerning tax objections based on budget or appropriation ordinances, provides that no objection to any property tax levied by any municipality or county (rather than by any municipality) shall be sustaine...
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1624IntroAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2269IntroMakes appropriations to various agencies for prior year costs for personal services and State contributions to Social Security. Effective immediately .
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2018-02-15
To Senate Appropriations II Committee
ILSB2481IntroProvides that the amendatory Act may be referred to as the Commitment to Justice Act and includes legislative findings. Amends the Court of Claims Act. Removes the $100,000 limit on awards in tort cases. Provides that the changes apply to cases filed...
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2018-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB3130IntroAmends the Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act of the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that surplus tax revenues may be used to pay for costs of special education, social services, and other costs of a public school district. Provides that fo...
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2018-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0630IntroAmends the Downstate Firefighter Article of the Illinois Pension Code in a Section concerning disability arising in the line of duty. Provides that a firefighter shall be considered "on duty" and engaged in an "act of duty" while on any assignment ap...
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2018-02-14
Re-assigned to Licensed Activities and Pensions
ILSB1335IntroAmends the Downstate Firefighter Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Requires a unit of local government that employs a firefighter who is a full-time firefighter in a different downstate firefighter pension fund to make specified contributions to ...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Licensed Activities And Pensions Committee
ILSB1424EngrossCreates the Small Donor Democracy Matching System for Fair Elections Act. Amends the Election Code. Creates a small donor campaign contribution matching system for candidates for the offices of Governor, Attorney General, State Comptroller, State Tre...
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2018-02-12
To House Executive Committee
ILSB2273EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides that the Electronic Registration Information Center shall provide the exclusive interstate voter registration program for the State. Provides that the State Board of Elections shall not share identification records ...
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2018-02-07
To House Rules Committee
ILSR0731PassUrges Illinois communities to become involved in the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation's "Wall of Faces" project to help locate pictures of soldiers whose photos were lost.
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2018-01-29
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
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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2018-01-24
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
ILSB2285IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Secretary of State may issue a one-time decal or device to any non-resident of this State who is a person with disabilities and who is displaced from another jurisdiction due to a national disaster ...
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2018-01-24
To Senate Transportation Committee
ILHB1479PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Department of Juvenile Justice.
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2018-01-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0576
ILHB0768EnrollAmends the Charter Schools Law of the School Code. Removes provisions allowing the State Charter School Commission to reverse a school board's decision to deny, revoke, or not renew a charter; makes related changes. Provides that if a charter school ...
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2018-01-03
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0868PassAmends 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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2017-12-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0566
ILHB0040PassAmends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Removes a provision prohibiting the non-contributory portion of a program of health-benefits from including the expenses of obtaining an abortion. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Removes a ...
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2017-12-11
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
ILHB2462FailAmends 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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2017-12-11
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILSR0582IntroRequests that no State or local government agency or official should expend any time, facilities, equipment, information, or other resources of the agency or official to facilitate the creation, publication, or maintenance of or any participation in ...
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2017-12-11
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHJR0083PassUrges those in government to commit to working to change the culture that breeds sexual harassment.
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2017-11-20
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
ILHB0137PassAmends the Governor Transition Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the orderly transition of the office of Governor.
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2017-11-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0553
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