Illinois Representative Stephanie Kifowit [D]

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ILSB1437EngrossAmends the Property Tax Code. Removes a provision requiring taxpayers who have been granted a disabled veterans standard homestead exemption to reapply on an annual basis. Effective January 1, 2018.
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2018-05-23
[Hearing: May 24 @ 8:30 am]
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILSB1758EngrossAmends the State Treasurer Act. Modifies the term "qualified expenses" for the purpose of participant requirements in the use of the College Savings Pool established under the Act. Effective immediately.
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2018-05-23
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHB4100EngrossAmends the Nurse Practice Act. Defines "retail health care facility". Creates provisions concerning workplace violence against nurses in specified medical facilities concerning notice, contacting law enforcement, and mental health services. Requires ...
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2018-05-23
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0263EngrossAmends the Broadband Access on Passenger Rail Law. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-23
To House Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
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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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 24, 2018
ILHB4226EnrollAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall develop, publish, and disseminate a brochure to educate the general public on the effects o...
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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4237EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax credit in an amount equal to the contributions made by the taxpayer to the Illinois Excellence Fund during the taxable year. Amends the State Finance Act. Creates the Illinois Excellence Fund....
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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 24, 2018
ILHB4278EnrollAmends the Department of Veterans' Affairs Act. Requires that, if an Illinois Veterans Home administrator or a member of the administrative staff is notified that, within one month or less, 2 or more persons residing within the Veterans Home are diag...
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2018-05-23
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
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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2018-05-23
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
ILHB4146EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 24, 2018
ILHB5148EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that course material and instruction in a sex education course shall include, with an emphasis on the workplace environment and life on a college campus, material and discussion on what constitutes sexual consent and ...
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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 24, 2018
ILHB4290IntroMakes appropriations to various agencies for prior year costs for personal services and State contributions to Social Security. Effective immediately .
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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4707EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
ILHB4516EngrossAmends the Illinois Insurance Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, and the Voluntary Health Services Plans Act to require coverage for hearing instruments and related services for all individuals under the age of 18 when a hearing care prof...
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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
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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2018-05-23
Removed Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
ILHB4243EnrollAmends the General Assembly Compensation Act. Provides that no public funds, including, but not limited to, funds appropriated for the pay and allowances of members of the General Assembly, shall be used to create a payout of money to any person invo...
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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4467EngrossAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. In a Section concerning a police officer or fire officer survivor grant, provides that, with respect to disabled police and fire officers, natural children need not be born before the disability occ...
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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
ILHB5561EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that a public school student receiving a high school diploma shall have the right to wear a military uniform at the student's high school graduation ceremony if the student has completed basic training for and is an a...
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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 24, 2018
ILHB3479EngrossAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. In addition to other specified actions required under the Code, requires a managed care community network that contracts with the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to e...
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2018-05-23
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Paul Schimpf
ILHB4208EngrossAmends the School Code. With respect to school discipline improvement plans, makes changes to how the State Board of Education determines the top 20% of school districts, when notification is given that a plan must be submitted, which school district...
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2018-05-23
Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 Postponed - Education
ILHB5750IntroMakes appropriations from the School Infrastructure Fund to the State Board of Education for school district broadband expansion. Effective July 1, 2018.
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2018-05-23
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB5597EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits custodial sexual misconduct when he or she is an employee of a law enforcement agency and engages in sexual conduct or sexual penetration with a person who is in the custody of a law en...
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2018-05-23
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
ILHB4345EnrollAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that May 19 of each year is designated as "First Responder Mental Health Awareness Day", to be observed throughout the State as a day to honor firefighters, police officers, and other first responder...
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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4594EngrossCreates 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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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
ILHB4442EngrossAmends the School Code and the Critical Health Problems and Comprehensive Health Education Act. Requires a school district to include in its curriculum a unit of instruction on parenting education for grades 9 through 12 that includes, but is not lim...
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2018-05-23
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Chuck Weaver
ILSB2628EngrossAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-23
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Human Services
ILSB0405EnrollAmends the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-23
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
ILHB3418EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4736EnrollAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall not require children made eligible for medical assistance through ...
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2018-05-23
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
ILSB2540EngrossAmends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides that during the period beginning September 1 of the year of a general election and ending the day after the general election, the proper name or image of any executive branch constitutiona...
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2018-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3508EngrossAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall establish reimbursement rates that build toward livable wages for front-line personnel i...
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2018-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2354EngrossCreates 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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2018-05-23
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0486EngrossAmends the Simplified Municipal Telecommunications Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning legislative intent.
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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2951EngrossCreates 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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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2898EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that licensed medically complex for the developmentally disabled facilities (MC/DD) (rather than licensed long-term care facilities for persons under 22 years of age) that serve severely and chronically i...
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2018-05-23
[Hearing: May 29 @ 8:30 am]
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2018
ILSB3049EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3156EngrossAmends the Enforcement Title of the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that the Environmental Protection Agency shall cause investigations to be made as a result of the Agency's own investigation or knowledge. Provides that in all cases in which ...
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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3214EngrossCreates 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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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3101EngrossAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Contains provisions requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to create a State beneficiary mitigation plan in accordance with specified consent decrees. Provides that the Agency shall establish the Volksw...
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2018-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2619EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-23
Pension Note Filed
ILHR1119PassHonors the American soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines from the State of Illinois who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the preceding year.
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2018-05-23
Resolution Adopted
ILSB3222EngrossAmends the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title of the Code.
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2018-05-23
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
ILSB2306EnrollAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that the homestead exemption for veterans with disabilities shall be prorated if the person qualifying for the exemption does not occupy the qualified residence as of January 1 of the taxable year. Effective imm...
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2018-05-23
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
ILHB4310EngrossAmends the Department of Veterans' Affairs Act. Provides that a Veterans Home shall notify the residents of the Veterans Home, the families of residents at the Veterans Home, employees of the Veterans Home, and individuals working on contract at the ...
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2018-05-22
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
ILHB4595EngrossAmends 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 a loan of $10,...
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2018-05-22
Postponed - Judiciary
ILHB4900EngrossCreates the Illinois Generic Drug Pricing Fairness Act. Provides that a manufacturer or wholesale drug distributor shall not engage in price gouging in the sale of an essential off-patent or generic drug. Provides that the Director of Healthcare and ...
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2018-05-22
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
ILHB5752EngrossAmends the Public Utilities Act. Creates the Broadband Advisory Council Article in the Act. Creates the Broadband Advisory Council to explore ways to expand broadband access throughout the State, including unserved and underserved areas. Provides tha...
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2018-05-22
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 2
ILHB5221EngrossAmends the Public Employee Disability Act. Provides that the term "eligible employee" as used in the Act includes firefighters employed as full-time paramedics or firefighters who perform paramedic duties.
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2018-05-22
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
ILSB2254EnrollAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Designates May 17th of each year as Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) Awareness Day to be observed throughout the State as a day to encourage the people of Illinois to help increase public awareness of ...
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2018-05-22
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
ILHB5626IntroAmends the Public Utilities Act. Requires an alternative retail electric supplier to annually submit certain rate information from the prior 12-month period to the Illinois Commerce Commission and the Attorney General. Requires an alternative retail ...
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2018-05-22
To House Rules Committee
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