Illinois Senator Rachel Ventura [D]

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ILSB3203Engross
50%
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance or managed care plan amended, delivered, issued, or renewed on or before December 31, 2025 that provides coverage for prescription drugs m...
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2024-04-17
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2257Intro
25%
Provides that the Act may be referred to as the Nelson Mandela Act. Creates the Isolated Confinement Restriction Act. Provides that, except for a committed person in protective custody who opts out of that status by providing informal, voluntary, wri...
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2024-04-16
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa
ILSB1996Engross
50%
Amends the Child Labor Law. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2024-04-16
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert "Bob" Rita
ILSB2637Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. Provides that, beginning January 1, 2027, a person or entity shall not manufacture, sell, deliver, distribute, hold, or offer for sale a food product for human consumption that contains brominated vege...
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2024-04-16
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Lakesia Collins
ILSB2626Engross
50%
Amends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that, in anticipation of the successful completion of a diversion program, a petitioner may file a petition for expungement at least 61 days before the anticipated dismissal of the case. Provides that,...
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2024-04-16
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2629Intro
25%
Amends the Open Space Lands Acquisition and Development Act. Provides that a local government that has submitted a distressed location project as defined by Department of Natural Resources rule shall be eligible for assistance up to 100% for the acqu...
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2024-04-16
To Senate State Government Committee
ILSR0896Intro
25%
Declares May 10, 2024 as Provider Appreciation Day in the State of Illinois. Encourages all residents of Illinois to recognize child care providers, the importance of their work, and the immeasurable value they bring to communities.
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2024-04-16
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
ILSR0895Intro
25%
Declares April 26, 2024 as Workers' Memorial Day in the State of Illinois. Encourages all employers to reaffirm their efforts towards improving workplace safety, seeking stronger health standard enforcement, and treating workers with dignity as const...
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2024-04-16
Placed on Calendar Order of Secretary's Desk Resolutions April 17, 2024
ILSB2803Engross
50%
Amends the Illinois Identification Card Act. Sets forth procedures for the Secretary of State to issue a standard Illinois Identification Card to a person committed to the Department of Corrections, the Department of Juvenile Justice, a Federal Burea...
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2024-04-16
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3695Intro
25%
Creates the Compassionate Use and Research of Entheogens Act. Establishes the Illinois Psilocybin Advisory Board within the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for the purpose of advising and making recommendations to the Department r...
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2024-04-16
To Senate Executive Committee
ILSB3157Engross
50%
Reinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with the following changes. Provides that the State Treasurer may establish an electronic payment processing program to supplement and enhance secure electronic payment options otherwise available to not...
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2024-04-16
To House State Government Administration Committee
ILSB2764Engross
50%
Amends the Automatic Contract Renewal Act. Provides that any person, firm, partnership, association, or corporation that sells or offers to sell any products or services to a consumer pursuant to a contract that includes a free gift or a trial period...
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2024-04-16
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2633Intro
25%
Amends the Firearms Restraining Order Act to include in the definition of "petitioner" an intimate partner. Amends the Protective Orders Article of the Code of Criminal Procedures of 1963 and the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986. Provides that,...
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2024-04-16
To Senate Firearms Committee
ILSB3538Engross
50%
Amends the Counties Code and the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that, if a municipality or county, including a home rule municipality or county, is a self-insurer for purposes of providing health insurance coverage for its employees, the insurance...
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2024-04-16
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3399Intro
25%
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to establish reimbursement rates that build toward livable wages for front-line personnel in residential and day programs and servic...
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2024-04-16
To Senate Appropriations - Health and Human Services Committee
ILSB2743Engross
50%
Creates the Water Plan Task Force Act. Establishes the State Water Plan Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall be chaired by the Director of the Office of Water Resources of the Department of Natural Resources and composed of the directors, o...
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2024-04-16
To House Energy & Environment Committee
ILSB3511Intro
25%
Creates the Let America Read Act. Provides that an entity or an entity's staff with oversight over the books, instructional materials, or curriculum used in a public school may not refuse to approve or prohibit the use of books, instructional materia...
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2024-04-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2639Engross
50%
Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Provides that, for a group policy of accident and health insurance that provides pregnancy related benefits (rather than providing coverage for more than 25 employees that pr...
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2024-04-16
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3804Intro
25%
Amends the Adult Protective Services Act. Expands the list of mandated reporters under the Act to include broker-dealers and officers and employees of financial institutions. Provides that financial exploitation of an adult with disabilities or a per...
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2024-04-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB3762Engross
50%
Creates the Language Equity and Access Act. Requires the Governor's Office of New Americans, in partnership with the Department of Human Services, to: prepare a Language Needs Assessment Report that identifies the languages spoken throughout the Stat...
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2024-04-16
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2535Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Act. Creates the Youth Nonviolent Crimes Resource Program. Provides that the Criminal Justice Information Authority shall provide resources to people under the age of 18 who have committed a nonviolent...
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2024-04-16
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Paul Faraci
ILSB3646Engross
50%
Reinserts the provisions of the bill as amended by Senate Amendment No. 1 with the following changes. Provides that a park district, not-for-profit youth club, or municipal parks and recreation department may allow a minor 14 years of age or older to...
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2024-04-16
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3680Intro
25%
Amends the Counties Code and the Illinois Municipal Code. Repeals provisions prohibiting ordinances penalizing tenants who contact the police or other emergency services. Adds provisions prohibiting a county or municipality from enacting a program, o...
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2024-04-16
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
ILSB2035Intro
25%
Creates the Ensuring Essential Services Act. Provides that the purpose of the Act is to ensure the State meets its obligation to provide certain essential services for individuals with developmental disabilities at consistent quality levels in accord...
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2024-04-16
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachel Ventura
ILSB3235Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Community Reinvestment Act. Provides that the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation shall retain qualified persons to design and conduct one or more disparity studies to prepare and report findings and conclusions to ...
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2024-04-16
[Hearing: Apr 17 @ 2:00 pm]

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachel Ventura
ILSB1478Engross
50%
Amends the Children and Family Services Act. Creates the Due Process for Youth Oversight Commission (Commission) to oversee the creation and implementation of a youth's statutory right to counsel in abuse and neglect proceedings conducted in accordan...
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2024-04-15
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1763Intro
25%
Amends the Hospital Services Trust Fund Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Increases by 20% hospital reimbursement rates for dates of service on and after January 1, 2024, for specified services, including, but not limited to: inpatient general...
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2024-04-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3661Engross
50%
Amends the Health Care Worker Background Check Act. Changes the definition of a health care employer to include a Comprehensive Community Mental Health Center certified by the Department of Human Services.
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2024-04-15
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1321Intro
25%
Amends the Property Tax Code. Provides that owners of income-producing properties shall file physical descriptions of their properties with the chief county assessor in the form and format determined by the chief county assessor. Effective immediatel...
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2024-04-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2930Engross
50%
Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: Provides that the aggregated demographic information of the corporation's directors and officers shall be accessible on the corporation's publicly available website for at le...
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2024-04-15
To House Economic Opportunity & Equity Committee
ILSB2628Engross
50%
Amends the Rivers, Lakes, and Streams Act. Requires the Department of Natural Resources to ensure that State agencies comply with the National Flood Insurance Program requirements. Requires all State agencies to obtain a special flood hazard area dev...
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2024-04-15
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3694Engross
50%
Amends the Elevator Safety and Regulation Act. Defines "temporary certificate of operation" as a temporary certificate of operation issued by the Administrator or the Local Administrator that permits the temporary use of a conveyance by the general p...
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2024-04-15
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2872Engross
50%
Amends the Courses of Study Article of the School Code. Provides that each school district shall provide to students, in addition to and not substituting recess, at least once a week, relaxation activities to enhance the mental and physical health of...
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2024-04-15
To House Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
ILSB3514Engross
50%
Amends the State Designations Act. Provides that the mushroom calvatia gigantea, commonly known as the "giant puffball", is designated the official State mushroom of the State of Illinois. Effective immediately.
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2024-04-15
To House State Government Administration Committee
ILSB3237Engross
50%
Amends the School Construction Law. In provisions concerning grant award amounts and required local matches, provides that the required local match and grant award amount are calculated by multiplying the required local match percentage and the grant...
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2024-04-15
To House Approp-Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
ILSB3091Engross
50%
Authorizes the Director of Natural Resources to convey the described parcel in Will County to the Forest Preserve District of Will County. Effective immediately.
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2024-04-15
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3471Engross
50%
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Allows the Secretary of State to issue a new set of license plates to an owner of a vehicle whose plates were stolen. Provides that the new set of plates shall be issued without a fee. Requires the Secretary to assig...
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2024-04-15
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2665Engross
50%
Amends the Open Meetings Act. Provides that, if a quorum of the members of the public body is physically present, a majority of the public body may allow a member of that body to attend the meeting by other means if the member is prevented from physi...
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2024-04-15
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3597Engross
50%
Creates the Climate Bank Loan Financing Act. Allows a governmental unit (i) to own, construct, equip, manage, control, erect, improve, extend, maintain, and operate new or existing clean energy infrastructure projects, to purchase real estate and any...
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2024-04-15
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2878Engross
50%
Amends the Property Tax Code. In provisions concerning the senior citizens homestead exemption, permanently removes the requirement to reapply for the exemption in counties with 3,000,000 or more inhabitants (currently, that requirement was eliminate...
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2024-04-15
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILSB2876Engross
50%
Reinsert the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Excludes from the definition of "event facility" school stadiums and hotels (rather than only school stadiums). Makes technical and other changes.
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2024-04-15
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2690Engross
50%
Amends the Public Higher Education Act. Provides that each public institution of higher education shall pay on behalf of a refugee or reimburse a refugee for payment of any transcript evaluation fees that are required by the public institution of hig...
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2024-04-15
To House Higher Education Committee
ILSB3727Intro
25%
Creates the Patient Access to Pharmacy Protection Act. Defines terms. Provides that no person, including a pharmaceutical manufacturer, may deny, restrict, prohibit, condition, or otherwise interfere with, either directly or indirectly, the acquisiti...
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2024-04-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0001Engross
50%
Creates the Department of Early Childhood Act. Creates the Department of Early Childhood to begin operation on July 1, 2024 and transfers to it certain rights, powers, duties, and functions currently exercised by various agencies of State Government....
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2024-04-15
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3501Engross
50%
Creates the Responsible Outdoor Lighting Control Act. Includes legislative findings. Defines terms. Provides that all new, renovated, or retrofitted luminaires purchased with State funds after the effective date of the Act or installed after the effe...
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2024-04-15
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3265Engross
50%
Amends the Department of Agriculture Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Agriculture shall conduct an access to nutritious food program to establish and operate projects and strategies within food deserts...
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2024-04-15
To House Agriculture & Conservation Committee
ILSB3138Engross
50%
Amends the Children and Family Services Act. In a provision providing that post-secondary education scholarships and fee waivers awarded to eligible students by the Department of Children and Family Services shall be available to students for at leas...
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2024-04-15
To House Higher Education Committee
ILSB2643Engross
50%
Amends the Funeral Directors and Embalmers Licensing Code. Defines "chain of custody record" and "uniquely identified". Provides that the examination to qualify as an embalmer or funeral director shall embrace the subject of identification rules and ...
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2024-04-15
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1441Intro
25%
Amends the Real Estate Transactions Article of the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that it is a civil rights violation for an owner or any other person engaging in a real estate transaction, or for a real estate broker or salesman, because of a c...
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2024-04-12
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 3, 2024
ILSB1652Intro
25%
Amends the Election Code. In provisions concerning petitions for nomination and submission of public questions, provides that by signing an objector's petition, the objector certifies that the petition is not being presented for any improper purpose,...
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2024-04-12
To Senate Elections Committee
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