Illinois Senator Scott Bennett [D]

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ILHB1975Engross
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Amends the School Code to require the State Board of Education to develop and maintain a resource guide that provides guidance for pupils, parents or guardians, and teachers about sexual abuse response and prevention resources available in their comm...
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2021-09-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0539VetoAmends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Creates a uniform statement of economic interest form that must be completed by all persons who are required to file that form under the Act. Changes the nature of the required disclosures that must be mad...
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2021-09-15
Returned to Governor for Certification
ILHB2775Engross
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Amends the Homelessness Prevention Act. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall be mindful of preventing undue administrative burden in the application process for individual tenants in applying for assistance. Provides that program staf...
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2021-09-14
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0377PassMourns the passing of Roy Arthur Axford, Sc.D.
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2021-09-01
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0402PassMourns the death of David Nolan.
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2021-09-01
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0379PassMourns the death of Charles W. "Charlie" Dukes of Georgetown.
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2021-09-01
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0378PassMourns the death of Paul Rector of Urbana.
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2021-09-01
Resolution Adopted
ILSB1697PassReinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with changes. Provides that the requirements established under the Grant Accountability and Transparency Act do not apply to allocations of State revenues paid over by the Comptroller to units of local g...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0626
ILSB2290PassReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Allows the Illinois Innovation Voucher Program to be administered by a governmental entity with expertise in innovation, technology, economic development, research and development, and pub...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0648
ILSB2153PassAmends the Hospital Licensing Act. Requires a hospital to provide a plan of correction to the Department of Public Health within 60 days if the hospital demonstrates a pattern or practice of failing to substantially comply with specified requirements...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0641
ILSB2339PassReinserts the provisions of the bill as introduced, with the following change: Clarifies language related to restricting the identity of child victims of criminal sexual offenses or alleged criminal sexual offenses by providing that such identity sha...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0651
ILSB2340PassReinserts the provisions of the bill as engrossed, with the following changes: Provides that an advocate and victim's attorney may be exempt from a requirement to exclude a victim's identity in certain records, and removes "parent" from the list of e...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0652
ILHB2746PassCreates the Know Before You Owe Private Education Loan Act. Requires private educational lenders to obtain from the relevant institution of higher education at which the borrower will use the loan proceeds certifications regarding cost, enrollment st...
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2021-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0583
ILSB1989PassAmends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that through June 30, 2023 (instead of June 30, 2021), an annuitant may accept employment as a teacher without impairing his or her retirement status if that employment is no...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0537
ILHB3178PassAmends the School Code. Provides that the committee of agriculturalists established to represent the various and diverse areas of the agricultural industry in Illinois shall, among other duties, advise the State Board of Education on the administrati...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0463
ILHB1855PassReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Removes provision allowing the Illinois Innovation Voucher Program to be administered by an Illinois non-profit membership organization whose mission is to cultivate innovation and technol...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0421
ILSB1646PassReinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with the following changes. Further amends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. In a provision that requires an employer to make an additional contribution to the System for certai...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0525
ILHB3950PassAmends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code in provisions concerning transition services. Makes changes relating to the definition of terms. Provides that, as a component of transition planning, a school district shall provide a ...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0516
ILHB0711PassCreates the Prior Authorization Reform Act. Provides requirements concerning disclosure and review of prior authorization requirements, denial of claims or coverage by a utilization review organization, and the implementation of prior authorization r...
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2021-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0409
ILSB1624PassReinserts the contents of the bill, but changes references from vocational education to career and technical education.
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2021-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0404
ILSB1682PassAmends the Pharmacy Practice Act. Removes a provision limiting consumers to 10 requests for disclosure of the current usual and customary retail price of prescription drugs or medical devices for which the person making the request has a prescription...
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2021-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0400
ILHB1915PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Allows the issuance of Fold of Honor special license plate decals by the Department of Veterans' Affairs. Provides that $10 of each original issuance and $23 of each renewal shall be deposited into the Folds of Honor...
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2021-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0383
ILSB0677PassAmends the Department of Professional Regulation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that for license or registration renewals occurring on or after January 1, 2023, a health care professional who has continuing education requi...
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2021-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0399
ILHB1836PassAmends the State Treasurer Act. Provides that for purposes of the ABLE account program, a designated beneficiary means the ABLE account owner. Provides that upon the death of a designated beneficiary, proceeds from an account may be transferred pursu...
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2021-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0392
ILHB1745PassAmends the Managed Care Reform and Patient Rights Act. In provisions concerning individual health plans that provide coverage for prescription drugs, provides that beginning January 1, 2023, health insurance carriers shall ensure that at least 10% of...
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2021-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0391
ILSB0583PassAmends the Local Records Act. Provides that reports and records of the obligation, receipt, and use of public funds of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County are public records available for inspection by the public. Amends the Clerks of Court...
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2021-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0356
ILHB0156PassAmends the School Code. Provides that a school district shall make menstrual (rather than feminine) hygiene products available, at no cost to students, in each bathroom of every school building (rather than in bathrooms of school buildings). Effectiv...
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2021-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0340
ILSB0805PassAmends the School Code. Requires school districts to establish a food sharing plan for unused food with a focus on needy students. Provides that each school district shall incorporate the plan into its local wellness policy. Requires the plan to be d...
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2021-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0359
ILSB0058PassAmends the Use Tax Act and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that, beginning on January 1, 2022, the term "selling price" no longer includes the value of traded-in motor vehicles. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Defines "utility trailer"....
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2021-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0353
ILSB1690PassAmends the Economic Development for a Growing Economy Tax Credit Act. Repeals provisions concerning the Illinois Business Investment Committee. Amends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code. Creates t...
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2021-08-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0330
ILSB0669PassReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: Provides that "debt settlement service" does not include the services of any other originator, guarantor, or servicer of federal education loans or private education loans (r...
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2021-08-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0298
ILSB0812PassReinserts the contents of the engrossed bill with the following changes. Removes the definition of "pupil-to-school support personnel ratio". Requires the State Board of Education to make the information reported by school districts available on its ...
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2021-08-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0302
ILSB0581PassAmends the Voluntary Payroll Deductions Act of 1983. Requires the Comptroller (rather than the Governor) to perform specified duties concerning the designation of organizations qualified to receive payroll deductions and the creation of an Advisory C...
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2021-08-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0291
ILSB1086PassAmends the Environmental Protection Act. In provisions regarding CCR surface impoundments, removes language providing that a permit issued by the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency under specified provisions of the fed...
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2021-08-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0309
ILSB1600PassAmends the Lodging Services Human Trafficking Recognition Training Act. Requires restaurants and truck stops to provide employees with training in the recognition of human trafficking and protocols for reporting observed human trafficking to the appr...
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2021-08-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0324
ILHB0375PassAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. At least 30 days before the start of a term and again 14 days before the beginning of a term, requires the governing board of a public universit...
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2021-08-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0260
ILSB1231PassAmends the Recreational Trails of Illinois Act. Changes the definition of "off-highway vehicle" to exclude large non-highway vehicles. Provides that a large non-highway vehicle may not be granted an off-highway vehicle trails public access sticker or...
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2021-08-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0312
ILHB0605PassAmends the Flag Display Act. Provides that no State institution or agency may purchase any American flags or Illinois State flags (currently, only American flags) except those manufactured in the United States of America.
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2021-08-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0268
ILHB0399PassCreates the High-Speed Railway Commission Act. Prescribes the membership of the Commission. Provides that the Commission shall create a statewide plan for a high-speed rail line and feeder network connecting St. Louis, Missouri and Chicago, Illinois ...
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2021-08-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0261
ILSB0765PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Program administrator of the First Time Weapon Offender Program may be appointed by the Chief Judge of each Judicial Circuit. Effective immediately.
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2021-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0245
ILHB0562PassAmends the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Act. Creates the Firearm Prohibitors and Records Improvement Task Force to identify and research all available grants, resources, and revenue that may be applied for and used by all entities responsibl...
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2021-08-02
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0237
ILSB1681PassAmends the Line of Duty Compensation Act. Includes probation officers within the scope of the Act.
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2021-07-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0221
ILSB0755PassAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that the Department of Children and Family Services must maintain the name, electronic mail address, and telephone number for each minor's court-appointed guardian ad litem and, if applicable, the...
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2021-07-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0208
ILHB0796PassReinserts the contents of the bill, but provides for the University of Illinois to admit community college transfer students (rather than first-time freshman students) under the pilot program. Specifies that the University of Illinois provides multip...
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2021-07-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0187
ILHB1779PassAmends 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 after January 1, 2022 shall include coverage for biomarker testing. Prov...
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2021-07-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0203
ILHB3709PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a policy, contract, or certificate may not impose any exclusions, limitations, or other restrictions on coverage of fertility medications that are different from those imposed on any other prescriptio...
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2021-07-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0170
ILSB0481PassAmends the Criminal Identification Act, the Illinois Vehicle Code, the Snowmobile Registration and Safety Act, the Boat Registration and Safety Act, the Criminal and Traffic Assessment Act, the Cannabis Control Act, and the Unified Code of Correction...
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2021-07-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0145
ILSB0517PassAmends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code to create the High-Cost Special Education Funding Commission for the purpose of making recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly for an alternative funding structure in t...
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2021-07-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0150
ILSB0500PassAmends the Illinois Anatomical Gift Act. Deletes language providing that no hospital, physician and surgeon, procurement organization, or other person shall determine the ultimate recipient of an anatomical gift based upon a potential recipient's phy...
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2021-07-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0147
ILHB0597PassAmends the School Code. Requires school districts to provide contact information for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and for the Crisis Text Line on the back of each student identification card issued by the school district. Provides that if...
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2021-07-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0134
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