Illinois Representative Sonya Harper [D] | Senate

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ILSB2559EnrollAmends the Board of Higher Education Act. Provides that, beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year, the Board of Higher Education shall develop a 3-year education loan information pilot program for use by each public institution of higher education ...
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2018-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2433EnrollAmends 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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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0337EngrossAmends the Child Care Act of 1969. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning background investigations.
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2018-06-15
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
ILSB2330EnrollAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that the publication requirement in a petition for change of name shall be waived if: (i) the petitioner is 18 years of age or older; (ii) concurrent with the petition, the petitioner files with the court ...
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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2913EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires long-term care providers to submit all changes in resident status, including, but not limited to, death, discharge, changes in patient credit, third party liability, and Medicare coverage to the Departmen...
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2018-06-13
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0336EnrollAmends the Party Line Emergency Act. Makes a technical change concerning the short title.
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2018-06-08
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
ILSB1502EngrossCreates 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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2018-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2881EngrossAmends the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that female and male condoms, incontinence products, diapers, and baby wipes shall be taxed by the State at a rate of 1% (currently, 6.25%). Provides that the net revenue from the 1% tax collected fr...
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2018-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3514EngrossAmends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code. Provides that, in a school district with a population of more than 500,000 inhabitants, the principal and all school personnel who are regular members of an individualized education pr...
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2018-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) November 29, 2018
ILSB2481EnrollProvides that the amendatory Act may be referred to as the Commitment to Justice Act and includes legislative findings. Amends the Court of Claims Act. Removes the $100,000 limit on awards in tort cases. Provides that the changes apply to cases filed...
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2018-05-31
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
ILSB3023EnrollCreates the Community-Law Enforcement Partnership for Deflection and Addiction Treatment Act. Allows a law enforcement agency to establish a program to facilitate contact between a person and a licensed substance abuse treatment provider for assessme...
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2927EnrollAmends the Higher Education Veterans Service Act. Provides that each public college or university that is required to have a Coordinator of Veterans and Military Personnel Student Services shall report to the Board of Higher Education information on ...
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2018-05-31
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
ILSB2213EngrossCreates the Illinois Workers' Rights and Worker Safety Act. Provides that except as authorized by State law enacted after January 1, 2017, a State agency may not amend or revise its rules relating to protection of workers' rights or worker safety in ...
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2018-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3115EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that grant amounts under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program may not vary on the basis of a TANF recipient's county of residence. Increases TANF grant amounts to: 30% of federal pov...
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2018-05-31
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
ILSB2969EngrossAmends the Board of Higher Education Act. In the provision governing the graduation incentive grant program, removes the requirement that the Board of Higher Education annually submit to the Governor and the General Assembly a budgetary recommendatio...
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2018-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1531EngrossAmends the Real Estate License Act of 2000. Abolishes the Real Estate Education Advisory Council. Transfers functions of the Council to the Real Estate Administration and Disciplinary Board or the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. ...
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2018-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2281EnrollAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the purpose of the Entrepreneur Learner's Permit pilot program is to encourage and assist beginning entrepreneurs in starting n...
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2018-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2428EnrollCreates the Hunger-Free Students' Bill of Rights Act. Provides that every school in this State shall provide a federally reimbursable lunch to a student of that school who requests the lunch, regardless of whether the student has the ability to pay f...
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2018-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2298EnrollCreates the Industrial Hemp Act. Provides that a person desiring to grow, cultivate, or process industrial hemp or industrial hemp products must be licensed by the Department of Agriculture. Provides that the application for a license shall include t...
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2018-05-30
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
ILSB2675EnrollAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the purpose of the Act.
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2018-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2619EnrollAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. In provisions regarding appointment of a fire chief, acting chief, the department head, or a position, by whatever title, that is responsible for day-to-day operations of a fire department, limits home rule powers ...
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2018-05-30
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
ILSB2830EnrollAmends the Election Code. Requires that the trustees for the Fox Metro Water Reclamation District be elected at consolidated elections. Provides that where a nomination for election is to be made for a trustee of the Fox Metro Water Reclamation Distr...
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2018-05-30
Alternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Robert Martwick
ILSB3503EnrollAmends the Counties Code. Provides that on or before June 1, 2019, every facility that houses a circuit court room shall include at least one lactation room or area for members of the public to express breast milk in private that is located outside t...
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2018-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILSB3604EnrollCreates the Government Severance Pay Act. Provides that a unit of government that enters into a contract or employment agreement, or renewal or renegotiation of an existing contract or employment agreement, that contains a provision for severance pay...
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2018-05-29
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
ILSB3049EnrollAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to reimburse psychiatrists, federally qualified health centers as defined in the Social Security Act, clinical psychologi...
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2018-05-29
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILSB3214EnrollCreates the Pollinator Friendly Solar Site Act. Provides that an owner of a ground-mounted solar site may follow practices that: (1) provide native perennial vegetation and foraging habitat which is beneficial to game birds, songbirds, and pollinator...
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2018-05-28
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2591EnrollAmends the Wind Energy Facilities Agricultural Impact Mitigation Act. Provides that the Act may be cited as the Renewable Energy Facilities Agricultural Impact Mitigation Act. Changes references in the Act from "commercial wind energy facility" to "c...
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2018-05-28
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
ILSB2925EnrollAmends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board shall develop or approve a curriculum for a certified training program for school resource officers which shall consist of at least 40 hours ...
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2018-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2866EnrollAmends the Communicable Disease Prevention Act. Provides that the Department must provide all students (currently, all female students) who are entering sixth grade and their parents or legal guardians written information about the link between human...
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2018-05-25
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
ILSB3015EnrollAmends the School Code. With regard to the self-administration and self-carry of asthma medication, provides that a school district, public school, charter school, or nonpublic school may authorize a school nurse or trained personnel to (i) provide u...
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2018-05-25
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
ILSB2572EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that an approved waiver from or modification to a physical education mandate may remain in effect for a period not to exceed 2 school years (rather than 5 school years like other mandate waivers) and may be renewed no...
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2018-05-24
Passed Both Houses
ILSB3511EngrossAmends the Illinois Act on the Aging. In a provision concerning the Community Care Program, establishes the following rate increases in the wages paid by vendors to their employees who provide homemaker services: on July 1, 2018, rates shall be incre...
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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3513EngrossProvides that the Act may be referred to the Stay of Driver's License Suspension for Child Support Arrearage Law. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Includes a statement of legislative purpose. Provides that in any proceeding to enforce arrearages in ...
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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1657FailCreates 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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2018-04-26
Total Veto Stands
ILSB0225EngrossAmends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-12-15
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0402PassAmends the Open Meetings Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning definitions.
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2017-11-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0554
ILSB0081FailAmends the Minimum Wage Law. Excludes from the definition of "employee" an employee employed as a player who is 28 years old or younger, a manager, a coach, or an athletic trainer by a minor league professional baseball team not affiliated with a maj...
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2017-11-08
Total Veto Stands
ILSB0453EngrossAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title of the Act.
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2017-11-08
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
ILSB0001VetoAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction. Effective immediately, but this Act does not take effect at all unless Senate Bills 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, and 13 of the 100th General ...
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2017-08-30
Bill Dead - Amendatory Veto
ILSB0031PassAmends the State Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0463
ILSB1933PassAmends the Election Code. Provides that the State Board of Elections and the Office of the Secretary of State shall establish an automatic voter registration program pursuant to an interagency contract and jointly-adopted rules. Provides that an appl...
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2017-08-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0464
ILSB0282PassAmends the Foster Parent Law. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0393
ILSB1223PassCreates the Accelerated Placement Act. Provides that any student in a school district may be referred by a teacher, administrator, gifted education specialist, guidance counselor, school psychologist, or parent or legal guardian to the principal for ...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0421
ILSB0647PassAmends the Mortgage Foreclosure Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that provisions concerning an additional fee paid by residential foreclosure plaintiffs are operative until January 1, 2020 (instead of January 1, 2018). Provides that p...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0407
ILSB0473PassAmends the Direct Pay Permit Implementation Act. Makes a technical change in a Section creating the direct pay permit pilot program.
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0401
ILSB1267PassCreates the Railroad Supplier Diversity Act. Defines terms. Provides that each Class I railroad company shall, no later than April 15 of each year, submit to the Illinois Commerce Commission an annual report containing certain information concerning ...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0423
ILSB1029PassAmends the Voluntary Payroll Deductions Act of 1983. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0420
ILSB1567PassAmends the Economic Development for a Growing Economy Tax Credit Act. Provides that each taxpayer claiming a credit under the Act shall, no later than April 15 of each taxable year for which the taxpayer claims a credit, submit to the Illinois Commer...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0451
ILSB0652PassAmends the New Markets Development Program Act. Provides that, to be considered a "qualified equity investment" under the Act, 100% (currently, 85%) of the cash purchase price of the investment must be used by the issuer to make qualified low-income ...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0408
ILSB1730PassAmends the Renter's Financial Responsibility and Protection Act. Provides that a rental car company may void a damage waiver if damage or loss to the rental vehicle results from the renter losing or otherwise failing to secure the rental vehicle's ke...
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0312
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