Illinois Senator Scott Bennett [D]

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ILSB2135EnrollCreates the Government Emergency Administration Act. Provides legislative findings and purpose. Creates the Restore Illinois Collaborative Commission Act. Establishes the Restore Illinois Collaborative Commission within the Department of Commerce and...
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2020-06-04
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2945IntroAmends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Exempts sales of feed, including hay, for livestock, horses, and poultry from taxation under the Acts. Effective immediately.
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2020-05-24
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading November 17, 2020
ILSR1073PassMourns the passing of Vicki L. Haugen.
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2020-05-24
Resolution Adopted
ILSR1081PassMourns the death of Kevin G. Chapman.
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2020-05-24
Resolution Adopted
ILSB1805EngrossAmends the Grant Information Collection Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2020-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0471EnrollAmends the Public Employee Disability Act. Provides that upon the occurrence of circumstances which would hinder the physical recovery from an injury of an eligible employee within the one-year period as required under the Act, the eligible employee ...
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2020-05-23
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
ILSB0671EngrossCreates the Telehealth During the COVID-19 Pandemic Act. Provides that in order to protect the public's health, to permit expedited treatment of health conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic, and to mitigate its impact upon the residents of the Stat...
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2020-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 2, 3 - May 23, 2020
ILHB2174EnrollExtends the repeal of the following by one year: the Crematory Regulation Act; the Cemetery Oversight Act; the Illinois Health Information Exchange and Technology Act; the Radiation Protection Act of 1990; the Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, and...
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2020-05-22
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1829EngrossCreates the Workplace Transparency Act. Provides provisions for: prohibitions; voidable agreements; unconscionable terms; settlement or separation agreements; enforcement; application; limitations; and severability. Makes conforming changes in the Un...
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2020-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2237PassAmends the State Treasurer Act. Provides that the State Treasurer shall establish the Illinois Higher Education Savings Program for the purpose of expanding access to higher education through savings. Provides for enrollment in the Program. Provides ...
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2020-05-22
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
ILSB1980EngrossAmends the Soil and Water Conservation Districts Act. Provides that the purposes of soil and water conservation districts include the conservation of soil health, organic matter in soil and plants, and water quality (rather than just water); and the ...
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2020-05-21
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1608EngrossAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Establishes the Illinois Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Matching Funds Program to be...
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2020-05-21
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILSB3851IntroCreates the Certified Professional Midwives Practice Act. Provides for the licensure of midwives by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and for certain limitations on the activities of licensed midwives. Creates the Illinois Midwi...
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2020-05-20
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Craig Wilcox
ILSB1803IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates a credit for financial institutions with less than $50,000,000,000 in assets in an amount equal to the aggregate amount of all fees, penalties, and any other income derived during the taxable year from each...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB1198IntroCreates the Music Therapy Licensing and Practice Act. Provides for licensure of music therapists by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Establishes the powers and duties of the Department, including prescribing rules defining wha...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB0636IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning conditions for basic maintenance grants of aid to the aged, blind, or disabled.
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2557IntroAmends 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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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2478IntroAmends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that through June 30, 2022 (instead of June 30, 2020), an annuitant may accept employment as a teacher without impairing his or her retirement status if that employment is no...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2456IntroAmends the General Assembly Compensation Act. Provides that beginning with the first payroll of the 102nd General Assembly, the compensation to be paid per year to members of the General Assembly, including additional sums payable per year to officer...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2267IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that members of the General Assembly and the offices Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, Comptroller, and Treasurer shall be elected by ranked-choice voting. Provides for ranked-choi...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2495IntroAmends the Mental Health Early Action on Campus Act. Provides that if a public higher education institution issues student identification cards to its students, the institution must provide contact information for certain suicide prevention and menta...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2933IntroAmends the Counties Code. Provides that a person is not eligible to be elected or appointed to the office of sheriff unless he or she has a certificate attesting to his or her successful completion of the Minimum Standards Basic Law Enforcement Offic...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2287IntroAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities. Sets forth requirements concerning mandatory student fees, including the establishment of a system of internal controls over mandatory student fees, an assessment of each mandator...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2765IntroCreates the Agritourism Liability Act. Provides that an agritourism operator is not liable for injury or death of a participant resulting from the inherent risks of agritourism activities if the agritourism operator posts the required warning notice....
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2908IntroAmends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that to the extent consistent with federal law, no cable or video provider may impose an early termination fee or penalty when the provider has stopped providing a broadcast station during normal operating co...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2343IntroAmends the Illinois Lottery Law. Requires the Department of the Lottery, beginning on July 1, 2020, to offer a special instant scratch-off game for child abuse prevention. Requires the net revenue from that game to be deposited into the Child Abuse P...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2496IntroAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that no fee shall be required if the records sought to be expunged or sealed were arrests resulting in release without charging or arrests or charges not initiated by arrest resulting in acquittal, dis...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2548IntroCreates the Higher Education Housing and Opportunities Act. Requires an institution of higher education (including a business, technical, or vocational school) to designate at least one employee who works within the financial aid department, campus h...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2499IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the medical assistance program shall provide coverage for routine care costs that are incurred in the course of an approved clinical trial if the medical assistance ...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2781IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. In provisions requiring coverage for newborn infants, provides that coverage for congenital defects shall include treatment of cranial facial anomalies. Provides that an individual or group policy of accident and h...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3157IntroAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that the Code does not apply to procurements made by or on behalf of public institutions of higher education for (1) procurement expenditures for investments, investment management, investment services, ...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3222IntroAmends the School Safety Drill Act. Allows parents of students to exempt their children from participation in a law enforcement drill.
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3438IntroAmends the Illinois Livestock Dealer Licensing Act. Provides that the form and amount of the surety bond posted by a livestock dealer prior to licensing under the Act shall be prescribed by the Packers and Stockyards Administration of the United Stat...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3795IntroAmends the Line of Duty Compensation Act. Includes probation officers within the scope of the Act.
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3686IntroAmends the Illinois Gambling Act. Provides that if the Gaming Board does not issue all licenses within the time period specified under current law, then the Gaming Board shall reopen the license application process for those authorized licenses that ...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3448IntroAmends the Weights and Measures Act. Provides continuing education requirements for persons registered to install, service, recondition, or repair a weighing or measuring devices used in trade or commerce. Provides for phase-in process to apply conti...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3329IntroCreates the Right to Garden Act. Provides that the State or a unit of local government may not regulate gardens or the use of season extension techniques and devices on residential property. Provides that the Act does not preclude the State or a unit...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3600IntroAmends the State Universities Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that if an employer employs an affected annuitant to fill a posted position that has gone unfilled for at least 180 days, then, for one and only one academic year, the emplo...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3865IntroAmends the Counties Code. Provides that 1% of the school facility occupation taxes collected shall be distributed to the regional superintendent of schools (currently, these moneys are deposited into the Tax Compliance and Administration Fund) to cov...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3643IntroAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that the month of November of each year is designated as Native American Heritage Month to be observed throughout the State as a month to recognize the contributions and influence of Native Americans...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3759IntroAmends the School Code. Repeals the provisions of the Code that relate to the transportation of students to and from interscholastic or school-sponsored activities that do not require student participation and are not associated with the students' re...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3767IntroAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities. Provides that the boards of trustees shall provide by rule or contract for a procedure to evaluate the performance and qualifications of non-tenured faculty members. Provides that...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3381IntroCreates the Job Creation Zone Pilot Program Act. Sets forth the boundaries of the Job Creation Zone. Provides that applicants that pledge to hire at least 5 new employees at a designated location within the job creation zone are eligible for credits ...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2340IntroAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Provides that a prescriber who is licensed to prescribe controlled substances shall, prior to issuing a prescription for an opioid that is a Schedule II controlled substance, discuss with a patient who i...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3636IntroAmends 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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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3182IntroAmends the Illinois Grant Funds Recovery Act. Provides that "grantor agency" includes the Illinois Equal Justice Foundation when it makes grants under the Access to Justice Act or the Illinois Equal Justice Act. Amends the Access to Justice Act. Prov...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3535IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax credit in an amount equal to 10% of the manufacturing capital expenditures incurred by the taxpayer during the taxable year, or 15% of the manufacturing capital expenditures if the taxpayer is...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2355IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2362IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a financial oversight panel's powers.
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB1432IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that a taxpayer who may claim a qualifying student as a dependent is allowed a credit of up to $2,000 for qualified tuition and fee expenses paid by the taxpayer. Provides that the term qualifying student ...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
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