Illinois Senator Pamela Althoff [R]

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ILSB0008EngrossAmends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides that the Executive Ethics Commission may (rather than shall) appoint procurement compliance monitors. Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Exempts certain contracts from the Code. Require...
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2017-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0898EngrossAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Extends the repeal date of the Acupuncture Practice Act from January 1, 2018 to January 1, 2028. Amends the Acupuncture Practice Act. Provides that all applicants and licensees shall provide a valid address and email...
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2017-05-23
To House Health Care Licenses Committee
ILSB0896EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1576EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that upon a declaration by the Governor that an emergency harvest situation exists, a special permit issued by the Department of Transportation shall be required from September 1 through December 31 during h...
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2017-05-23
To House Public Utilities Committee
ILSB1598EngrossAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that the valuation procedures for PPV leases sunsets on January 1, 2056 (currently, January 1, 2016). Provides that the definition of "net operating income" is the same for naval training facilities as it is for...
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2017-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1294EngrossCreates the Industrial Hemp Act. Provides that any person desiring to grow, process, cultivate, harvest, process, possess, sell, or purchase industrial hemp or industrial hemp related products must be licensed by the Department of Agriculture. Provid...
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2017-05-23
[Hearing: May 23 @ 10:00 am]
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB3709EngrossAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Provides that counseling services or psychotherapy on an outpatient basis provided to a minor 12 years of age or older must be provided by, or under the supervision of, a licensed service ...
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2017-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 24, 2017
ILHB3826EngrossAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a subdivider who has been assessed and paid impact fees on real estate in a municipality may not be assessed or charged real estate transfer taxes or fees on that same real estate. Limits home rule po...
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2017-05-23
Postponed - Revenue
ILHB2820EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-23
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1871IntroAmends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that the term "use as rolling stock moving in interstate commerce" means that a person claiming the exemption must: (1) u...
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2017-05-23
Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommend Do Adopt Revenue; 007-000-000
ILSB0680EngrossAmends the Safe Pharmaceutical Disposal Act. Provides that used, expired, or unwanted pharmaceuticals collected by a city, village, or municipality under the Act may be destroyed in a drug destruction device by a law enforcement agency. Amends the En...
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2017-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1811EngrossAmends the Medical Practice Act of 1987. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-22
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
ILSB1975EngrossAmends the State Historical Library Act. Provides that selected past editions of newspapers of this State that are preserved under a program within the Lincoln Presidential Library shall be preserved in accordance with industry standards (rather than...
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2017-05-22
Motion Prevailed
ILSB1804EngrossAmends the Riverboat Gambling Act. Removes provisions concerning the distribution of certain funds into the Horse Racing Equity Fund. Removes provisions limiting the civil penalties that the Illinois Gaming Board may impose on licensees for violation...
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2017-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1839EngrossAmends the Coal Mining Act. Provides that a mine operator must provide the number of self-contained self-rescuer devices as required by the mine's approved Mine Safety and Health Administration Emergency Response Plan. Removes language concerning pla...
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2017-05-22
To House Executive Committee
ILSB1381IntroAmends 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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2017-05-22
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2534EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-22
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
ILSB1869EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-22
To House Executive Committee
ILSR0483IntroProclaims May of 2017 as Historic Preservation Month in the State of Illinois.
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2017-05-22
To Senate State Government Committee
ILHB3502EngrossAmends the Protection and Advocacy for Mentally Ill Persons Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Act's purpose.
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2017-05-22
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILSB1094EngrossAmends the State Comptroller Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-22
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
ILHB2907EngrossAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. In a provision concerning access to psychiatric mental health services via telepsychiatry, provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall not require that a ...
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2017-05-22
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILSB0666EngrossAmends the Township Code. Provides that a participant in a caucus shall be entitled to only one vote for each office for which he or she is voting. Provides that a participant's vote shall not be weighted to be equal to more than one vote. Effective ...
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2017-05-19
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB0677EngrossAmends the Nurse Practice Act. Ratifies and approves the Nurse Licensure Compact, which allows for the issuance of multistate licenses that allow nurses to practice in their home state and other compact states. Provides that the Compact does not supe...
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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILSB1249EngrossAmends the Uniform Penalty and Interest Act. Provides that the penalty for failure to pay the tax shown due or required to be shown due on a return shall be 15% (instead of 20%) of any amount that is paid after the date the Department of Revenue has ...
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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILSB1285EngrossAmends the Corporate Accountability for Tax Expenditures Act. Provides that the Unified Economic Development Budget shall be due within 6 months (instead of 3 months) after the end of the fiscal year. Amends the Department of Revenue Law of the Civil...
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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILSB1478EngrossAmends the Radiation Protection Act of 1990. Abolishes the Radiologic Technologist Accreditation Advisory Board.
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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILSB1518EngrossAmends the Eminent Domain Act. Provides that quick-take proceedings may be used for a period of no more than one year after the effective date by Kane County for the acquisition of certain described property for the purpose of construction at the int...
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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILSB1818EngrossRepeals the Community Association Manager Licensing and Disciplinary Act. Makes conforming changes in the Regulatory Sunset Act and the State Finance Act. Effective immediately.
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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILSB1417IntroAmends 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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2017-05-19
To Senate Environment and Conservation Committee
ILSB1483EngrossAmends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Provides that a parent's or student's request to inspect and copy records under the Act must be granted no later than 5 business days (rather than 15 school days). Effective immediately.
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2017-05-19
[Hearing: May 24 @ 9:00 am]
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILSB1821EngrossRepeals the Genetic Counselor Licensing Act, the Illinois Landscape Architecture Act of 1989, the Illinois Athlete Agents Act, the Electrologist Licensing Act, the Detection of Deception Examiners Act, the Professional Geologist Licensing Act, the La...
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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILSB1936EngrossAmends the Executive Reorganization Implementation Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
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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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILHB0489EngrossAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that December 3rd of each year is designated as Illinois Statehood Day, to be observed throughout the State as a day to commemorate December 3, 1818 as the day Illinois became the 21st State to join ...
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2017-05-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0434EngrossAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that August 26th of each year is designated as Illinois Constitution Day, to be observed throughout the State as a day to commemorate August 26, 1818 as the day Illinois ratified its first State Cons...
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2017-05-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0479EngrossAmends "An Act to renew the Great Seal of State", approved March 7, 1867. Provides that the State seal shall bear the date "December 3, 1818", in recognition of the date of Illinois' statehood, and that date shall replace any other date appearing on ...
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2017-05-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0586EngrossAmends the Property Tax Code. In provisions concerning sales in error, provides that, in cases where improvements upon the property sold have been substantially destroyed or rendered uninhabitable or otherwise unfit for occupancy, the court may order...
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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILHB0066EngrossCreates the Illinois Route 66 Centennial Commission Act. Sets forth the appointment of the members, duties, and meeting requirements of the Commission. Provides that the Commission shall plan and sponsor Route 66 centennial events, programs, and acti...
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2017-05-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1735IntroCreates the Short-Term Rental Act. Provides that units of local government may not enact or enforce an ordinance, regulation, or plan that has the express or practical effect of prohibiting short-term rentals. Restricts the use of or regulation of sh...
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2017-05-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1529EngrossAmends the Farm Nuisance Suit Act. To the definition of "farm", adds land used for the keeping of livestock, horse keeping, and horse boarding.
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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILSB1805EngrossAmends the Riverboat Gambling Act. Provides that, in determining whether to grant an owners license to an applicant, the Illinois Gaming Board shall consider the extent to which the ownership of the applicant includes veterans of service in the armed...
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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILSB1807EngrossAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a municipality shall not enter into any new contracts, but may extend a contract or renew a contract, with any other unit of local government, by intergovernmental agreement or otherwise, or with any ...
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2017-05-19
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
ILSB1702EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that the hospital credit applies for tax years ending on or after December 31, 2012 and ending on or before December 31, 2022 (currently, the credit sunsets on December 31, 2017 by operation of the Act's a...
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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILSB1668EngrossAuthorizes the Department of Natural Resources to make certain real estate conveyances in McHenry County, Lake County, Bureau County, and Cook County, subject to specified conditions. Authorizes the Department of Transportation to make certain real e...
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2017-05-19
House Committee Amendment No. 2 Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILSB1524EngrossAmends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that notwithstanding whether the laws of the state or territory where the non-resident resides related to firearm ownership, possession, and carrying, are substantially similar to the requirements to o...
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2017-05-19
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
ILHB2571EngrossAmends the Flag Display Act. Provides that for the period of time spanning December 3, 2017 through December 31, 2018, a United States flag bearing 21 stars shall be flown from the flag pole of the Illinois State Capitol Building in celebration of Il...
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2017-05-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0752EngrossAmends the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission Act. Provides that the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission shall be composed of 11 Commissioners (currently, members) that are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate. Requires at least 8 (...
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2017-05-19
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
ILHB2663EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that early childhood programs receiving State Board of Education grants for preschool educational programs shall prohibit the expulsion of children. Provides instead that when persistent and serious challenging behavi...
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2017-05-19
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3322EngrossAmends the Illinois Professional Land Surveyor Act of 1989. Changes references to "Land Surveyor-in-Training" to references to "Surveyor Intern" and makes conforming changes throughout the Act. Makes changes in provisions concerning definitions, incl...
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2017-05-19
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 22, 2017
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