Illinois Senator Robert Peters [D]

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ILSB0024PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that no rail carrier shall operate a train or light engine used in connection with the movement of freight unless it has an operating crew consisting of at least 2 individuals. Provides that the minimum frei...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0294
ILSB1319PassAmends the Illinois Act on the Aging. Defines "greatest social need" for the purpose of a specified rule. Makes a conforming change. Amends the Assisted Living and Shared Housing Act. Prohibits unlawful discrimination by an owner, licensee, administr...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0325
ILSB1744PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that prior to release of a person on parole, mandatory supervised release, final discharge, or pardon the Department of Corrections shall screen every person for Medicaid eligibility. Requires correcti...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0351
ILSB0172PassAmends the University of Illinois Trustees Act. Provides that in order to determine residency status of a potential or current student trustee, the student must provide evidence of the student's Illinois domicile for at least the previous 6 months an...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0300
ILSB1460PassAmends the School Code. Provides that priority in the distribution of funds appropriated for the Illinois Teaching Excellence Program must be given to a qualified educator employed by an Organizational Unit assigned to Tier 1 under the evidence-based...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0333
ILHB0246PassAmends the School Code. With regard to the textbook block grant program, provides that the textbooks authorized to be purchased must include the roles and contributions of all people protected under the Illinois Human Rights Act and must be non-discr...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0227
ILSB0075PassCreates the Hotel and Casino Employee Safety Act. Requires hotels and casinos to adopt anti-sexual harassment policies and make panic buttons available to certain employees. Prohibits retaliation against an employee for using a panic button, availing...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0221
ILHB0900PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Repeals a provision making committed persons responsible to reimburse the Department of Corrections for the expenses incurred by their incarceration at a rate to be determined by the Department. Amends the Code...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0235
ILSB1828PassCreates the Needle and Hypodermic Syringe Access Program Act. Provides that persons or entities that promote scientifically proven ways of mitigating health risks associated with drug use and other high-risk behaviors may establish and operate a need...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0356
ILSB1715PassAmends the Pharmacy Practice Act. Provides that the "practice of pharmacy" includes the administration of injections of long-term antipsychotic medications pursuant to a valid prescription by a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branc...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0349
ILHB0386PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning parole services.
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0231
ILHB2118PassAmends the Survivor Support and Trafficking Prevention Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Repeals a provision making the Article inoperative on and after June 30, 2019. Effective immediately.
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0246
ILHB2723PassAmends the Strengthening the Child Welfare Workforce for Children and Families Act. Increases the membership of the Task Force on Strengthening the Child Welfare Workforce for Children and Families to include 2 persons who each serve as a chief execu...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0268
ILHB2265PassAmends the School Code. Provides that every public elementary school shall include in its 6th, 7th, or 8th grade curriculum, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, at least one semester of civics education; specifies course content requirements an...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0254
ILHB3331PassAmends the Homelessness Prevention Act. Changes certain types of assistance grantees shall offer households to prevent homelessness as follows: (1) payment of a rent or mortgage arrearage (rather than payment of a rent or mortgage arrearage in an amo...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0280
ILSB1244PassAmends the Cemetery Oversight Act. Provides that no cemetery authority shall charge a consumer an amount exceeding $500 for the placement of a headstone or memorial marker that is provided for a United States Veteran by the United States Government. ...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0317
ILHB0120PassAmends the Freedom of Information Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0225
ILHB2126PassAmends the State Finance Act. Creates the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code to allow for the issuance of decals for Universal special license plates by K9s for Vete...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0248
ILSB1425PassAmends the Suicide Prevention, Education, and Treatment Act. Makes changes concerning the findings of the General Assembly. Creates the Office of Suicide Prevention within the Department of Public Health for the purpose of implementing the Act. Requi...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0331
ILHB2152PassCreates the Mental Health Early Action on Campus Act. Provides for intent, legislative findings, purposes of the Act, and definitions. Provides that to raise mental health awareness on college campuses, each public college or university in this State...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0251
ILHB3663PassCreates the Limited Cooperative Association Act. Authorizes the organization of a limited cooperative association, as an entity distinct from its members, for any lawful purpose, whether or not for profit. Provides that a limited cooperative associat...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0292
ILSB2023PassAmends the Illinois Banking Act and the Illinois Credit Union Act. Provides that the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation shall not: issue an order against a financial institution for unsafe or unsound banking practices solely because t...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0363
ILSB1786EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the amendatory Act may be referred to as the License to Work Act. Deletes language providing that all notices sent to a person involved in an administrative proceeding shall state that failure to satisf...
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2019-08-08
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1407EngrossCreates the Illinois Hazardous Materials Workforce Training Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2019-08-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2665PassAmends the Consent by Minors to Health Care Services Act. Provides that a minor of 12 years or older who may have come into contact with any sexually transmitted disease or may be determined to be an intoxicated person or a person with a substance us...
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2019-08-07
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0214
ILHB3404PassAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. Provides that, for the 2020-2021 academic year and for each academic year thereafter, a university or community college district must make avail...
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2019-08-07
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0217
ILSB1966EngrossAmends the State Appellate Defender Act. Creates the Public Defender Bail Reform Grant Program to assist county public defenders in implementing a provision of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 which requires counsel at bail hearings. Provides t...
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2019-08-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2132IntroCreates the Clean Energy Jobs Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2019-08-01
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert F. Martwick, Jr.
ILHB0834PassAmends 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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2019-08-01
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
ILSB1743PassAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Requires the Department of Children and Family Services, in coordination with specified entities, to develop and process a standardized survey to gather feedback from children who are aging out of foster c...
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2019-07-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0166
ILSB1808PassAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that in order to intercept and divert youth in care from experiencing homelessness, incarceration, unemployment, and other similar outcomes the Department of Children and Family Services and sever...
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2019-07-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0167
ILSB0556PassAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-07-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0165
ILHB3604PassAmends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Provides that a vote to prohibit sales at retail of alcoholic liquor (or alcoholic liquor other than beer containing not more than 4% of alcohol by weight or alcoholic liquor containing more than 4% alcohol by w...
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2019-07-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0156
ILHB3587PassAmends the Adoption Act. Changes the definition of "post-placement and post-adoption support services". Provides that the Department of Children and Family Services shall establish and maintain a toll-free number to respond to requests from the publi...
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2019-07-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0155
ILHB0035PassAmends the Grow Your Own Teacher Education Act. Makes changes to the definitions of "cohort", "eligible school", and "hard-to-staff school", and defines "dual credit course". Provides that Grown Your Own Illinois (rather than the Board of Higher Educ...
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2019-07-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0122
ILHB3343PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Human Services to establish a Restaurant Meals Program to permit individuals who are elderly, persons with a disability, and homeless individuals to redeem their Supplemental Nutrition A...
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2019-07-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0110
ILHB2983PassCreates the Youth Homelessness Prevention Subcommittee Act. Requires the Governor's Cabinet on Children and Youth to create the Youth Homelessness Prevention Subcommittee to drive the State's strategic vision for preventing homelessness among youth l...
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2019-07-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0098
ILSB1135PassAmends the Hospital Licensing Act. Permits hospitals that admit patients for treatment of mental illness to grant medical staff privileges to licensed prescribing psychologists. Amends the Clinical Psychologist Licensing Act. Requires a psychologist ...
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2019-07-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0084
ILSB0021IntroAmends 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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2019-07-03
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0187IntroAmends the Illinois Act on the Aging. Expands the Community Care Program to provide services to all persons, regardless of age, who have Alzheimer's disease or a related disorder as defined under the Alzheimer's Disease Assistance Act.
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2019-07-03
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1408IntroMakes appropriations to the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity for the 2020 federal decennial census of population.
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2019-07-03
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2123IntroAmends the Illinois Power Agency Act. Provides that the Illinois Commerce Commission shall implement a project to be called the Renewable Energy Pay As You Save Program. Provides for the purpose and requirements of the Program. Provides that the Illi...
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2019-07-03
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2091IntroAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Provides that, beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year, the Illinois Student Assistance Commission must implement and administer a program to award Early Childhood Workforce Free College grants t...
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2019-07-03
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2142IntroCreates the Illinois Legislative Youth Advisory Council Act. Provides that the purpose of the Council is to facilitate communication between the youth of the State of Illinois and the elected branches of State government regarding the issues, interes...
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2019-07-03
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0205EngrossAmends the Critical Health Problems and Comprehensive Health Education Act to require the instruction on mental health and illness to evaluate the multiple dimensions of health by reviewing the relationship between physical and mental health so as to...
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2019-07-03
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2656EngrossCreates the Feminine Hygiene Products For The Homeless Act. Provides that feminine hygiene products, including, but not limited to, sanitary napkins, tampons, and panty liners, shall be available free of charge at all homeless shelters that provide t...
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2019-07-03
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2084EngrossAmends the School Code. With respect to school discipline improvement plans, makes changes to how the State Board of Education determines the top 20% of school districts, when notification is given that a plan must be submitted, which school district...
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2019-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1515EnrollAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates a deduction for amounts included in the taxpayer's adjusted gross income for certain fringe benefits. Effective immediately.
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1525EnrollAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Requires the Department of Children and Family Services, subject to appropriations, to provide eligible youth an apprenticeship stipend to cover those costs associated with entering an apprenticeship, incl...
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1641EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) to identify and flag college students who are potentially eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Provides that the...
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
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