Illinois Senator Patricia Vanpelt-Watkins [D]

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ILHB4771VetoAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Human Services and the Department of Healthcare and Family Services' Office of the Inspector General to perform the following actions to ensure that applicants submit completed applicati...
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2018-08-15
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILSB1453PassAmends the Personnel Code. Provides for the creation of a supported employees program by the Department of Central Management Services. Provides that the Director of Central Management Services shall develop and implement a supported employment progr...
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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0866
ILSB2514PassAmends the Smoke Free Illinois Act. Changes references from "fine" to "civil penalty" throughout the Act and makes corresponding changes. Provides that law enforcement agencies (rather than local law enforcement agencies) shall enforce the provisions...
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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0877
ILHB4885PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that families with children under the age of 5 who have an open intact family services case with the Department of Children and Family Services shall be eligible for child care assistance under the Depart...
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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0860
ILHB4923VetoAmends the Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program Act. Provides that an investment option may be a conservative fund rather than a conservative principal protection fund. Provides that the Illinois Secure Choice Savings Board may establish deadlines ...
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2018-08-14
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILHB5109PassCreates the Community Behavioral Health Care Professional Loan Repayment Program Act. Creates the Community Behavioral Health Care Professional Loan Repayment Program to be administered by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. Provides that the...
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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0862
ILHB5202PassAmends the Governor's Office of Management and Budget Act. Creates the Youth Budget Commission is established within the Office with the goal of producing an annual youth budget fiscal scan. Sets forth the membership and terms of the Commission. Effe...
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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0818
ILHB4515VetoAmends the Medical Practice Act of 1987. Exempts physicians from disciplinary action by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation based solely upon the licensee's recommendation or provision of a treatment method for Lyme disease or oth...
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2018-08-13
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILHB4572VetoAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that "employer" includes any person employing one (instead of 15) or more employees within Illinois during 20 or more calendar weeks within the calendar year of or preceding the alleged violation.
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2018-08-13
Governor Vetoed
ILHB1804PassAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Allows a motion to be filed with the trial court that entered the judgment of conviction in a defendant's case at any time following the entry of a guilty verdict or a finding of guilt for any offense un...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0745
ILSB3466PassAmends the School Code. Requires a school district to make reasonable efforts to provide ongoing professional development to teachers, administrators, school board members, school resource officers, and staff on the appropriate and available supporti...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0810
ILSB2330PassAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that the publication requirement in a petition for change of name shall be waived if: (i) the petitioner is 18 years of age or older; (ii) concurrent with the petition, the petitioner files with the court ...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0788
ILSB3106PassAmends the State Comptroller Act. Provides that the Business Enterprise Council created under the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities Act shall provide the Comptroller with information necessary to fulfill the Com...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0801
ILHB4392PassAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall require every provider of mammography services to, if a patient's mammogram demonstrates de...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0749
ILHB5019PassAmends the State Salary and Annuity Withholding Act. Provides that an employee or annuitant may authorize the withholding of a portion of his salary, wages, or annuity, among other purposes, for investment purchases made as a participant in College S...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0763
ILHB5245PassAmends the Sexual Assault Survivors Emergency Treatment Act. Adds various provisions concerning requirements for hospitals and pediatric health care facilities in relation to pediatric sexual assault care. Provides that a hospital licensed under the ...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0775
ILSB2341PassAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0789
ILHB5111PassCreates the Behavioral Health Workforce Act. Creates the Behavioral Health Education Center, administered by a teaching or research State university, or both. Provides that the Center shall be operational on or before July 1, 2019. Provides that the ...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0767
ILHB4578PassAmends 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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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0753
ILHB4508PassAmends the Public Utilities Act. Modifies the definition of "water or sewer utility" to remove language specifying water or sewer service provided to 7,500 or fewer customer connections as provided by certain entities. Provides that appraisals of the...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0751
ILHB4953PassAmends the Department of Professional Regulation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall require each new applicant complete a sexual harassment training program pr...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0762
ILHB5341PassAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law, the court shall not deny a sealing or expungement petition because the petitioner has not satisfied an outstanding financial obligation established, imp...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0776
ILSB2866PassAmends the Communicable Disease Prevention Act. Provides that the Department must provide all students (currently, all female students) who are entering sixth grade and their parents or legal guardians written information about the link between human...
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2018-08-07
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0741
ILHB4163EnrollAmends 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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2018-08-07
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2433PassAmends 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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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0704
ILSB3004PassAmends the Vital Records Act. Provides that a person shall not be required to pay a search fee for a birth record search or an additional fee for a certified copy of the record upon the person's placement on aftercare release under the Juvenile Court...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0724
ILSB2606PassAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that each State agency entering into or maintaining a contract for the purchase of food under the Code shall adopt a policy that permits the donation of leftover food procured by State funds. Provides th...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0709
ILSB0564PassAmends the County Jail Good Behavior Allowance Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0699
ILHB4377PassAmends the Child Passenger Protection Act. Provides that when any person is transporting a child in this State who is under the age of 2 years in a motor vehicle of the first division or motor vehicle of the second division weighing 9,000 pounds or l...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0672
ILSB3015PassAmends 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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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0726
ILHB5148PassAmends 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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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0684
ILHB5745PassAmends the Jury Commission Act. Provides that any nursing mother shall be excused from jury service upon request.
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0696
ILHB4922VetoAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that it is an unlawful practice to offer to consumers at retail a rebate made on a stored-value card that charges dormancy fees or other post-issuance fees. Defines terms.
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2018-08-03
Governor Vetoed
ILHB1671PassAmends the Animal Control Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning rabies inoculations.
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0666
ILHB5253PassAmends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Modifies the provisions requiring State agencies to issue an economic impact analysis when proposing new rules or amendments to rules that affect small businesses. Provides, among other requirements, ...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0688
ILHB4892PassAmends the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Act. Provides that the Health Facilities and Services Review Board may approve the transfer of an existing permit without regard to whether the permit to be transferred has yet been financially committed...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0681
ILHB4340PassAmends the Human Trafficking Resource Center Notice Act. To the list of entities required to post the notice under the Act, adds: massage parlors and bath houses; public gatherings and special events conducted on property open to the public that requ...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0671
ILSB2913PassAmends 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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2018-08-02
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0665
ILHB4870PassAmends the School Code. Requires a school district, public school, charter school, or nonpublic school to authorize a parent or guardian of a student who is a qualifying patient to administer a medical cannabis infused product to the student on schoo...
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2018-08-01
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0660
ILHB5121PassAmends the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act. Provides that no intergovernmental or interagency agreement or contract may be entered into, implemented, or given effect if the agreement's or contract's intent or effect is, among other requirements, to...
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2018-07-31
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0655
ILHB5197PassAmends 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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2018-07-31
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0656
ILHB4796PassAmends the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986 and the Protective Orders Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. To the list of protected persons, adds any of the following persons abused by a family or household member of a child: (1) ...
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2018-07-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0639
ILHB4568PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Deletes language repealing the Healthy Local Food Incentives Program on June 30, 2019.
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2018-07-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0636
ILHB4278PassAmends the Department of Veterans' Affairs Act. Requires that, if an Illinois Veterans Home administrator or a member of the administrative staff is notified that, within one month or less, 2 or more persons residing within the Veterans Home are diag...
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2018-07-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0632
ILSB1830VetoAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides in cases in which the prosecution attempts to introduce evidence of incriminating statements made by the accused to or overheard by an informant, the prosecution shall disclose at least 30 days ...
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2018-07-20
Governor Vetoed
ILHB5611PassCreates the Department of Innovation and Technology Act to codify the changes made in Executive Order 2016-001. Creates the Department of Innovation and Technology. Abolishes the Information Technology Office (also known as the Office of the Chief In...
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2018-07-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0611
ILSB0351PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the purpose of the "Medicaid" Article.
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2018-07-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0620
ILSB2254PassAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Designates May 17th of each year as Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) Awareness Day to be observed throughout the State as a day to encourage the people of Illinois to help increase public awareness of ...
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2018-07-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0622
ILSB1461PassAmends the Economic Development Area Tax Increment Allocation Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-07-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0603
ILSB3620IntroAmends the Freedom of Information Act to provide that in the case of sexual assault or sexual abuse by school district personnel, nothing in the Act prohibits a school district from disclosing disciplinary records of school district personnel. Amends...
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2018-07-10
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