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ILHB5544EnrollCreates the Illinois Council on Women and Girls Act. Creates the Illinois Council on Women and Girls. Provides that the Council shall advise the Governor and the General Assembly on policy issues impacting women and girls in this State with specified...
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2018-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILHB5214EnrollAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Changes the definition of "applicant" and "related member". Provides that the annual allowable amounts shall be allocated by the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity if any portion of the unused allocate...
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2018-06-19
Sent to the Governor
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
ILHB5914IntroAmends 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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2018-06-19
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
ILHB5202EnrollAmends the Governor's Office of Management and Budget Act. Creates the Youth Budget Commission is established within the Office with the goal of producing an annual youth budget fiscal scan. Sets forth the membership and terms of the Commission. Effe...
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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4922EnrollAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that it is an unlawful practice to offer to consumers at retail a rebate made on a stored-value card that charges dormancy fees or other post-issuance fees. Defines terms.
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2018-06-15
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
ILHB4572EnrollAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that "employer" includes any person employing one (instead of 15) or more employees within Illinois during 20 or more calendar weeks within the calendar year of or preceding the alleged violation.
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2018-06-15
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
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
ILHB4771EnrollAmends 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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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
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
ILHB4568EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Deletes language repealing the Healthy Local Food Incentives Program on June 30, 2019.
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2018-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4741EnrollAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that each committed person is entitled to 30 visits per month. Provides that every committed person may submit a list of at least 50 persons to the Department of Corrections that are authorized to visi...
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2018-06-14
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
ILHB4095PassAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that a consumer reporting agency may not impose a charge on a consumer for placing a freeze, removing a freeze, or temporarily lifting a freeze. Makes corresponding changes. Eff...
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2018-06-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0589
ILHB1464EnrollAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning justification in the use of force against another person in defense of a dwelling.
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2018-06-08
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
ILHB4324EngrossCreates the Wage Lien Act. Provides that a lien exists on an employer's property for the amount of unpaid wages owed to an employee. Defines terms and includes provisions concerning creation of the lien; exemptions; notice; limitations; recording of ...
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2018-06-07
Placed on Calendar Order of Non-Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1 - June 7, 2018
ILHB5877EngrossCreates the Racial Impact Note Act. Provides that every bill which has or could have a disparate impact on racial and ethnic minorities, upon the request of any member, shall have prepared for it, before second reading in the house of introduction, a...
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2018-06-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB5121EnrollAmends the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act. Provides that no intergovernmental or interagency agreement or contract may be entered into, implemented, or given effect if the agreement's or contract's intent or effect is, among other requirements, to...
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2018-06-01
Sent to the Governor
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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2018-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0156EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a tax credit for property taxes.
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2018-05-31
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
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
ILHB4146EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4799EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that, in every public school maintaining any of grades kindergarten through 8, there shall be instruction, study, and discussion of effective methods for the prevention and avoidance of traffic injuries related to wal...
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4234EnrollCreates the Farmer Equity Act. Provides that the Department of Agriculture shall ensure the inclusion of socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers, including socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers in urbanized areas, in the development, adopti...
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5721EnrollAmends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Adds to the definition of "school action". Provides that, beginning on July 1, 2019, the facility performance standards published by the district must include the performance standards of...
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5096IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, every public high school shall include in its curriculum a unit of instruction on media literacy; defines "media literacy". Provides requirements for the unit of instruc...
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2018-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5856EnrollAmends the Toll Highway Act. Provides that vehicles owned or operated by a Mass Transit District created under a provision of the Local Mass Transit District Act may use any toll highway without paying a toll.
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4707EnrollAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Changes the classification of Hydrocodone from a Schedule II controlled substance to a Schedule I controlled substance. Amends the Illinois Optometric Practice Act of 1987 to make a conforming change.
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2018-05-31
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILHB5245EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4819IntroCreates the Broadband Procurement and Disclosure Act. Provides that no State broadband purchaser may award any contract to an Internet service provider that includes broadband service unless the contract provides specified terms concerning access to ...
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2018-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1471IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning endangering the life or health of a child.
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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
ILHB4594EnrollCreates the Criminal and Traffic Assessment Act. Provides a minimum fine is $25. Provides when any defendant is convicted, pleads guilty, or placed on court supervision for a violation of a law or local ordinance, the court shall order one schedule o...
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
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
ILHB5308EngrossAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall not require any person committed to the custody of the Department of Corrections who is eligible for medical a...
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2018-05-31
Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
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
ILHB4888EnrollAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall collect and report specified data regarding violence within Department institutions and facilities. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall collect an...
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2018-05-31
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILHB2354EnrollCreates the Lethal Violence Order of Protection Act. Provides that a petitioner may request an emergency lethal violence order of protection by filing an affidavit or verified pleading alleging that the respondent poses an immediate and present dange...
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2018-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0201EngrossAmends the Employment of Strikebreakers Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-30
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
ILHB4163EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-30
Motion Filed to Reconsider Vote Sen. Cristina Castro
ILHB5341EnrollAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law, the court shall not deny a sealing or expungement petition because the petitioner has not satisfied an outstanding financial obligation established, imp...
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2018-05-30
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
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
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