Illinois Senator Patricia Vanpelt-Watkins [D]

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ILSB2433EnrollAmends 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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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2330EnrollAmends 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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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0337EngrossAmends the Child Care Act of 1969. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning background investigations.
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2018-06-15
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
ILHB5202EnrollAmends 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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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4796EnrollAmends 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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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4885EnrollAmends 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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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB5111EnrollCreates 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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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4923EnrollAmends 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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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4922EnrollAmends 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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2018-06-15
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
ILHB5109EnrollCreates 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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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4771EnrollAmends 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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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4508EnrollAmends 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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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4572EnrollAmends 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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2018-06-15
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
ILSB2254EnrollAmends 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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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4953EnrollAmends 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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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4870EnrollAmends 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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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4892EnrollAmends 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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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1804EnrollAmends 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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2018-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4392EnrollAmends 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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2018-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4515EnrollAmends 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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2018-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4568EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Deletes language repealing the Healthy Local Food Incentives Program on June 30, 2019.
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2018-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2913EnrollAmends 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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2018-06-13
Sent to the Governor
ILHB5611EnrollCreates 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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2018-06-13
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
ILSB0336EnrollAmends the Party Line Emergency Act. Makes a technical change concerning the short title.
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2018-06-08
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
ILSB2332EnrollAmends the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Minors and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Changes the name of the Act to the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Persons under 21 Years of Age and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Raises ...
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2018-06-08
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. John J. Cullerton
ILSB3411EnrollAmends the Stalking No Contact Order Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-06-08
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
ILHB4278EnrollAmends 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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2018-06-08
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0138PassAmends the Governor Transition Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the orderly transition of the office of Governor.
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2018-06-08
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
ILSB1461EnrollAmends the Economic Development Area Tax Increment Allocation Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-06-07
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4324EngrossCreates the Wage Lien Act. Provides that a lien exists on an employer's property for the amount of unpaid wages owed to an employee. Defines terms and includes provisions concerning creation of the lien; exemptions; notice; limitations; recording of ...
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2018-06-07
Placed on Calendar Order of Non-Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1 - June 7, 2018
ILSB0351EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the purpose of the "Medicaid" Article.
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2018-06-07
Sent to the Governor
ILHB5121EnrollAmends 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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2018-06-01
Sent to the Governor
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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2018-05-31
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2999EnrollAmends the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act. Provides that an employer shall reimburse an employee for all necessary expenditures or losses incurred by the employee directly related to services performed for the employer. Requires the Departm...
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2561EngrossAmends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that no person may acquire or possess any pre-packaged explosive components within this State without having in his or her possession a Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued ...
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2018-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2921EnrollAmends the State Treasurer Act. Modifies and reorganizes the provisions of a Section concerning the College Savings Pool. Provides that the State Treasurer may establish and administer a College Savings Pool as a qualified tuition program under the I...
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2018-05-31
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILSB2858EnrollAmends the Deposit of State Moneys Act. Provides that whenever the total amount of vouchers presented to the Comptroller exceeds the funds available in the general funds by $1,000,000,000 or more, the State Treasurer may invest or reinvest any State ...
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2018-05-31
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
ILSB3115EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that grant amounts under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program may not vary on the basis of a TANF recipient's county of residence. Increases TANF grant amounts to: 30% of federal pov...
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2018-05-31
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
ILSB3102EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3560EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0034EnrollAmends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5308EngrossAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall not require any person committed to the custody of the Department of Corrections who is eligible for medical a...
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2018-05-31
Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
ILHB5721EnrollAmends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Adds to the definition of "school action". Provides that, beginning on July 1, 2019, the facility performance standards published by the district must include the performance standards of...
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0035EnrollAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB3109EnrollAmends the Department of Professional Regulation Law. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional regulation shall allow an applicant to provide his or her individual taxpayer identification number as an alternative to provide a social...
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2213EngrossCreates the Illinois Workers' Rights and Worker Safety Act. Provides that except as authorized by State law enacted after January 1, 2017, a State agency may not amend or revise its rules relating to protection of workers' rights or worker safety in ...
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2018-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2411EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4146EnrollAmends the Managed Care Reform and Patient Rights Act. In provisions concerning transition of services, provides that the health care plan shall not modify an enrollee's coverage of a drug during the plan year if the drug has been previously approved...
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB3023EnrollCreates the Community-Law Enforcement Partnership for Deflection and Addiction Treatment Act. Allows a law enforcement agency to establish a program to facilitate contact between a person and a licensed substance abuse treatment provider for assessme...
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
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