Illinois Senator Scott Bennett [D]

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ILHB4515VetoAmends 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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2018-11-15
Amendatory Veto Overridden Both Houses
ILSB1226EngrossAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Provides that the provision requiring the Department of Human Services to develop a training program for authorized direct care staff to administer medications under the supe...
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2018-11-15
To House Labor & Commerce Committee
ILHB4771VetoAmends 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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2018-11-15
Motion Filed Override Amendatory Veto Sen. John G. Mulroe
ILSR1859PassMourns the death of Norma Jean Bailey of Danville.
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2018-11-15
Resolution Adopted
ILSR2002PassMourns the death of Charles William "Bill" Smith of Champaign.
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2018-11-15
Resolution Adopted
ILSR2012PassMourns the death of Professor David Kay of Urbana.
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2018-11-15
Resolution Adopted
ILSR2003PassMourns the death of Jens A. "Jay" Yambert of Urbana.
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2018-11-15
Resolution Adopted
ILSR2005PassMourns the death of Frederick E. "Fred" Payne of Champaign.
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2018-11-15
Resolution Adopted
ILSR2075PassMourns the death of Robert Ross Shapland Sr. of Savoy.
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2018-11-15
Resolution Adopted
ILSR2074PassMourns the death of David Zola of Champaign.
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2018-11-15
Resolution Adopted
ILSR2116PassMourns the death of Harold James Klaman of Danville.
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2018-11-15
Resolution Adopted
ILSR2004PassMourns the death of Doris Wenzel of Mahomet.
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2018-11-15
Resolution Adopted
ILSR2148PassMourns the death of Gary R. Lietz of Champaign.
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2018-11-15
Resolution Adopted
ILSR2149PassMourns the death of John L. Criswell of Tilton.
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2018-11-15
Resolution Adopted
ILHB4754VetoAmends the State Treasurer Act. Provides that unless prohibited by federal law, upon the death of a designated beneficiary, proceeds from an ABLE account may be transferred to the estate of a designated beneficiary, or to an account for another eligi...
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2018-11-13
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
ILHB4469VetoAmends the Election Code. Provides that each election authority shall collaborate with the county jail within the jurisdiction of the election authority to facilitate voting by mail for voters eligible to vote in the county who are confined or detain...
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2018-11-13
Placed on Calendar Amendatory Veto
ILHB2624VetoCreates the Health Insurance Rate Review Act. Creates the independent quasi-judicial Health Insurance Rate Review Board to ensure insurance rates are reasonable and justified. Sets forth duties and prohibited activities concerning the Board. Creates ...
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2018-11-13
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
ILSB3549EngrossAmends the Illinois Oil and Gas Act. Provides that the Department of Natural Resources shall conduct annual inspections at all gas storage fields in the State to ensure that there are no infrastructure deficiencies or failures that could pose any har...
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2018-11-07
To House Environment Committee
ILSB3620IntroAmends the Freedom of Information Act to provide that in the case of sexual assault or sexual abuse by school district personnel, nothing in the Act prohibits a school district from disclosing disciplinary records of school district personnel. Amends...
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2018-11-07
To Senate Education Committee
ILSR0113IntroStates the belief that the Illinois Income Tax Act should not be amended to permit taxing retirement income.
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2018-10-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2555IntroAmends the Agricultural Areas Conservation and Protection Act. Provides that an agricultural area, at the creation of any such area, shall not be less than 350 acres in all counties with a population under 100,000 (rather than (600,000) and not less ...
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2018-09-30
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3139PassAmends the Illinois Plain Language Task Force Act. Provides for plain language State government communications to the public. Modifies the definition of "plain language" to conform to the Plain Writing Act of 2010. Removes the representation interest...
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2018-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1108
ILHB5749PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Department of Transportation and local authorities, with respect to highways under their respective jurisdictions, in their discretion and upon application in writing may issue a special permit auth...
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2018-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1090
ILHB4687PassAmends the Guardians for Adults With Disabilities Article of the Probate Act of 1975. Provides that an adult child, spouse, adult grandchild, parent, adult sibling, or other interested person (instead of an adult child) may petition for visitation pr...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1054
ILHB5696PassCreates the Bridge Program for Underrepresented Students Act. Defines terms. Provides that each public university in this State may establish a Bridge Program for underrepresented students. Specifies program requirements. Provides that a public unive...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1063
ILHB5814PassAmends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Provides that interest penalties that may be payable under the Act, as provided under specified Sections of the Illinois Insurance Code, shall be paid from a separate appropriation from each fun...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1064
ILHB4146PassAmends 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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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1052
ILSB2951PassCreates the Early Mental Health and Addictions Treatment Act. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, and other specified agencies and entities, to develop a pilot program under which a qualifying adolescent or young adult may rece...
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1016
ILSB2868PassAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax checkoff for contributions to the Hunger Relief Fund.
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1014
ILHB4781PassAmends the Higher Education Veterans Service Act. Requires a public college or university to use its best efforts to hire a veteran of the armed services as the Coordinator of Veterans and Military Personnel Student Services. Effective immediately.
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1007
ILSB2891PassAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a prosecution for vendor fraud, kickbacks, or managed health care fraud, in which the total amount of money involved is at least $5,000, may be commenced within 5 years of the last act committed in furt...
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2018-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0998
ILSB2539PassAmends the Property Tax Code. In a Section requiring a receipt for payment of certain fees and costs incurred by a certificate holder, provides that the county clerk shall write or stamp the date of receiving upon the receipt. In a Section concerning...
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2018-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0975
ILSB2844PassAmends the School Code. Requires the State Board of Education to establish and maintain the Growing Future Educators Program to train high school graduates who at one time have been identified as English learners and who are enrolled in an approved e...
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2018-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0982
ILHB4383PassAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that disenrollment of a Medicaid enrollee from a managed care organization under contract with the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall be in accordance wit...
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2018-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0950
ILSB1246PassAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Adds, to the list of personal property that is exempt from judgment, attachment, or distress for rent, moneys held in educational expense accounts and similar types of educational savings accounts, including, but n...
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0922
ILSB3240PassAmends the Amusement Ride and Attraction Safety Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0944
ILHB4658PassAmends the School Code. Requires a school board to adopt and implement a policy on how to recognize mental health issues and how to properly address them. Provides that, as part of this policy, a school board shall require in-service training of lice...
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0903
ILHB5741PassAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Requires the Environmental Protection Agency, in coordination with the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, to make an assessment of available treatment technologies for reducing and removing compounds of e...
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0917
ILHB4746PassAmends the Consumer Installment Loan Act. Provides that the date of renewal for a license is December 1st (rather than December 15th). Amends the Payday Loan Reform Act. Provides that the date of renewal for a license is December 1 (rather than Decem...
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2018-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0896
ILSB2439PassAmends various acts to remove provisions allowing or requiring licensing authorities to revoke professional licenses for defaulting on an educational loan provided by or guaranteed by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. Effective immediately.
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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0872
ILSB3138PassAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Provides that the identity and address of a scholarship, grant, or financial assistance applicant or recipient under the Act is private information and is exempt from inspection and copying under th...
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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0887
ILHB4420PassAmends the Protection of Individuals with Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System Task Force Act. Changes the date by which the Task Force shall submit its report with findings and recommendations from March 31, 2018 to March 31, 2019. Changes th...
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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0852
ILHB4885PassAmends 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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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0860
ILHB5020PassAmends the Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois Act. Provides that the Program Board created to administer the grant program authorized by the Act shall be comprised of 11 (rather than 21) members. Effective immediately.
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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0823
ILSB3232PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Creates a 5-year demonstration project within the Department of Human Services to provide an intensive workforce training program for entry level workers and a multi-generational healthy family initiative. Provide...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0806
ILHB5019PassAmends the State Salary and Annuity Withholding Act. Provides that an employee or annuitant may authorize the withholding of a portion of his salary, wages, or annuity, among other purposes, for investment purchases made as a participant in College S...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0763
ILHB5245PassAmends the Sexual Assault Survivors Emergency Treatment Act. Adds various provisions concerning requirements for hospitals and pediatric health care facilities in relation to pediatric sexual assault care. Provides that a hospital licensed under the ...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0775
ILSB2660PassAmends the State Treasurer Act. Provides that unless prohibited by federal law, upon the death of a designated beneficiary, proceeds from an ABLE account may be transferred to the estate of a designated beneficiary, or to an account for another eligi...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0713
ILSB2433PassAmends 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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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0704
ILHB4757PassAmends the Illinois Promotion Act. Provides that moneys that are required to be deposited into the Tourism Promotion Fund from the proceeds of the tax imposed under the Hotel Operators' Occupation Tax Act shall be deposited directly into the Tourism ...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0678
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