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ILHB0302EngrossAmends the Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits Act. Provides that "policy" includes a policy that has lapsed or been terminated. Requires insurers to, at no later than the date of policy delivery or the establishment of an account, and upon any change ...
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2017-04-27
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0690IntroAmends the Day and Temporary Labor Services Act. Requires a day and temporary labor service agency (agency) to notify a day or temporary laborer (laborer) in writing of the schedule and length of multi-day assignments. Requires an agency to keep reco...
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2017-04-27
House Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Labor & Commerce Committee; 022-000-000
ILHB3157IntroAmends the Department of Agriculture Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois . Provides that the Department of Agriculture shall identify and track geographical areas in this State that are food deserts. Provides that the Department shall no...
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2017-04-27
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Economic Justice & Equity Committee; 008-000-000
ILHB3259IntroAmends Public Act 99-524 to make supplemental appropriations. Reduces certain appropriations from the Commitment to Human Services Fund for funeral and burial expenses from $8,775,000 to $575,000. Appropriates $8,200,000 from the Personal Property Ta...
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2017-04-27
To House Appropriations-Human Services Committee
ILHB3418IntroAmends the Counties Code and Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a county or municipality may create an urban agricultural zones (UAZ) composed of organizations or persons who grow produce or other agricultural products; who raise livestock or pou...
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2017-04-27
House Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Business Incentives for Local Communities Committee; 008-005-000
ILHB2771EngrossCreates the Healthy Workplace Act and amends the State Finance Act. Requires employers to provide specified paid sick days to employees. Sets forth the purposes for and manner in which the sick days may be used. Contains provisions regarding employer...
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2017-04-27
Third Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 066-051-000
ILHB2462EngrossAmends 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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2017-04-27
Chief Senate Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
ILHB3882IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, in imposing a sentence for an offense that requires a mandatory minimum sentence of imprisonment, the court may sentence the offender to...
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2017-04-27
Removed Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Morrison
ILHB3744EngrossAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that for any project under a construction contract, the contract shall require that, to the extent practicable, at least 10% of man-hours performing construction services be performed by individuals who ...
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2017-04-27
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3393IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Imposes a privilege tax at a rate of 20% on partnerships and S corporations engaged in the business of conducting investment management services, until such time as a federal law with an identical effect has been e...
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2017-04-27
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Judicial Note Filed as Amended
ILHB0259IntroCreates the Isolated Confinement Restriction Act. Restricts the use of isolated confinement in correctional facilities in the State. Provides that a committed person shall not be placed in isolated confinement unless there is reasonable cause to beli...
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2017-04-27
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3904EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall establish a Women's Correctional Services Division under the authority of a Chief of Women's Correctional Services, which must be a Senior Public Service Admini...
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2017-04-27
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2977EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that every public elementary school and high school shall include in its curriculum a unit of instruction practicing writing in cursive.
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2017-04-27
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3392IntroAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-27
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
ILHB3691EngrossAmends the State Treasurer Act. Creates the Illinois Higher Education Savings Program. Provides for the implementation of and requirements for the Program. Provides for the State Treasurer's duties under the Program. Provides that the State Treasurer...
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2017-04-27
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2721EngrossAmends the Illinois Insurance Code, the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971, the Counties Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, the School Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, the Limited Health Service Organization Act, and the Volunt...
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2017-04-27
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB1253EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the members of the State Board of Education.
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2017-04-27
Chief Senate Sponsor Sen. John J. Cullerton
ILHJR0032IntroMakes application to Congress under the provisions of Article V of the Constitution of the United States for the calling of a convention of the states limited to proposing amendments to the Constitution of the United States that impose fiscal restrai...
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2017-04-27
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
ILHB2515IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that at least 9 (rather than 6) members appointed to the Prisoner Review Board must have had at least 5 (rather than 3) years' experience in the field of juvenile matters including a post-graduate degr...
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2017-04-27
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3142EngrossCreates the Criminal History in College Applications Act. Provides that a public college may not inquire about or consider an applicant's criminal history information at any time during the admission decision-making process, except as required by Sta...
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2017-04-27
To Senate Criminal Law Committee
ILHR0234IntroUrges the creation of an environmental justice agenda.
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2017-04-27
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
ILHB3419IntroAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that an expatriate corporation shall be considered a non-resident bidder for purposes of the Code. Provides that no business or member of a unitary business group shall submit a bid for or enter into a c...
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2017-04-27
[Hearing: Apr 27 @ 9:30 am]
House Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted State Government Administration Committee; 007-000-000
ILHB2987IntroAmends the Personnel Code. Provides that State agencies, when hiring for internships and student assistant positions, shall give preference to a qualified applicant who is, or has been, a dependent child in foster care, a homeless youth, or a formerl...
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2017-04-27
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Personnel & Pensions Committee; 008-006-000
ILHR0100IntroDirects the Auditor General to conduct an audit of Medicaid MCOs, which includes a comparison of State expenditures between MCOs and fee-for-service entities.
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2017-04-27
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy E. Frese
ILHB3539EngrossAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Requires bidders to obtain an equal pay certificate before a purchasing agency may issue a contract to the bidder. Provides for the Department of Employment Security to issue the certificates. Specifies informati...
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2017-04-27
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
ILHB2774IntroCreates the Right to Know Act. Provides that an operator of a commercial website or online service that collects personally identifiable information through the internet about individual customers residing in Illinois who use or visit its commercial ...
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2017-04-27
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2622EngrossAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. In the provision concerning the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission Operations Fund surcharge, provides that after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Director of Insurance shall make one or more lo...
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2017-04-27
Motion Filed to Reconsider Vote Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
ILHB0268IntroAmends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Requires the Chicago Board of Education to establish a school nurse pilot program. Provides that under the program, the Board shall require the top 20% of the lowest performing schools in...
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2017-04-26
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB2541IntroCreates the Gun Dealer Licensing Act. Provides that it is unlawful for a person to engage in the business of selling, leasing, or otherwise transferring firearms without a license issued by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Pro...
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2017-04-26
Removed Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
ILHB3437IntroAmends the School Code. Requires school boards to give at least 60 days' notice of the closure of a school for at least one school year to all affected students, parents, and legal guardians. Effective immediately.
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2017-04-26
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB3436IntroAmends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. With respect to a parent or community resident's eligibility to serve on the local school council of an attendance center, allows a parent or community resident who is employed by the Chi...
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2017-04-26
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Standard Debate
ILHB3720IntroAmends the Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act of the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that surplus tax revenues may be used to pay for costs of special education, social services, and other costs of a public school district. Provides that fo...
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2017-04-26
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB2663EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that early childhood programs receiving State Board of Education grants for preschool educational programs shall prohibit the expulsion of children. Provides instead that when persistent and serious challenging behavi...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Education Committee
ILHB1774IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the Chicago Board of Education starting with the 2019 consolidated election. Makes related changes. Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Provides that a person shall be ...
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2017-04-26
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB3213EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Adds families that are not recipients of benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and that need child care assistance to participate in education and training activities to the lis...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Human Services Committee
ILHB2958IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that, on and after January 1, 2018, no person may knowingly cause or allow sale at wholesale or retail of a coal tar sealant product. Provides that, on and after July 1, 2019, no person may knowingly ...
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2017-04-26
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB0456IntroAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to award grants to students in financial need whose household income is less than the poverty guidelines updated periodically in the Federal Regis...
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2017-04-26
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
ILHB4008IntroAppropriates $56,000,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Office of the Secretary of State for 28 non-competitively awarded grants, each in the amount of $2,000,000, to community-based organizations based entirely within 28 specified Representati...
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2017-04-26
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3211EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) to identify and flag all college students who are potentially eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Provides that...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Human Services Committee
ILHB2993EngrossAmends the Department of Public Health Act and the School Code. Provides that school districts may serve students produce grown and harvested by students in school-owned or community gardens if the produce meets requirements adopted by rule by the De...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB1776IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the board of trustees of the City Colleges of Chicago, Illinois Community College District No. 508, at the general primary election in 2018 on a nonpartisan ballot. Provides that a member of the ...
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2017-04-26
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB3709IntroAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Provides that counseling services or psychotherapy on an outpatient basis provided to a minor 12 years of age or older must be provided by, or under the supervision of, a licensed service ...
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2017-04-26
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB2802IntroCreates the Transportation Benefits Program Act. Requires all covered employers to offer at least one transportation benefit program. Provides that the employer may choose between providing a program consistent with federal law that allows employees ...
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2017-04-26
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
ILHB3298IntroAmends the School Code. With respect to the annual budget of a school district with under 500,000 inhabitants, provides that, beginning with the budget for the 2017-2018 school year, 85% of State funding under the State aid formula provisions of the ...
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2017-04-26
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB3110EngrossCreates the Social Services Contract Notice Act. Provides that the Act applies only to non-governmental service providers who deliver social services designed to ensure the health, safety, education, or welfare of Illinois residents on behalf of the ...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Human Services Committee
ILHB0698EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Creates the Prisoner Entrepreneur Education Program Law. Provides that the Prisoner Entrepreneur Education Program shall be established as a 5-year pilot project to be instituted within the Department of Correc...
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2017-04-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
ILHB1274IntroAmends the Savings and Loan Share and Account Act. Makes a technical change to a Section relating to joint ownership of accounts.
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2017-04-26
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB3711EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person also commits hate crime when, by reason of the actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or national origin of anoth...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2738EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that all of the institutions and facilities of the Department of Corrections shall permit every committed person to receive in-person visitors, except in case of abuse of the visiting privilege or when...
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2017-04-26
Chief Senate Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
ILHB3215EngrossAmends the School Code. Requires a school district to make feminine hygiene products available, at no cost to students, in the bathrooms of school buildings. Provides that this requirement also applies to charter schools.
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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
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