Illinois Representative Sue Scherer [D]

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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
[Hearing: May 23 @ 10:00 am]
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 24, 2018
ILHB4242EngrossAmends the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that a unit of local government, school district, community college district, or other local taxing body shall provide notice to the public if the unit of local government, school district, community co...
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2018-05-23
Third Reading - Passed; 059-000-000
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
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
ILHB4100IntroAmends 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
House Floor Amendment No. 3 Home Rule Note Filed as Amended
ILSB3220EngrossAmends an Article of the School Code concerning educator licensure. Provides that the State Board of Education shall not approve a course of study under the Alternative Educator Licensure Program for Teachers unless the State Board can demonstrate th...
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2018-05-23
[Hearing: May 23 @ 9:00 am]
To House Elementary & Secondary Education: Licensing, Administration & Oversight Committee
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
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
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
ILSB2913EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3720EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-22
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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2018-05-22
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2018-05-22
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 23, 2018
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
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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2018-05-22
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Public Health; 006-000-000
ILHB5760EngrossAmends the General Assembly Compensation Act. Establishes the fiscal year 2019 mileage reimbursement rate and allowance for lodging and meals. Amends the Compensation Review Act. Prohibits cost-of-living adjustments for or during the fiscal year begi...
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2018-05-22
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
ILHB5175EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2019, in fixing the salaries of teachers, a school board shall pay those who serve on a full-time basis a rate not less than $40,000 per year. Removes a provision providing for a periodic teach...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Executive Committee
ILHB5784EngrossAmends the Department of Veterans' Affairs Act. Provides that the Department of Veterans' Affairs shall submit a quarterly report to the General Assembly by January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1 of each year about the health and welfare of reside...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2018-05-22
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
ILHB1671EnrollAmends the Animal Control Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning rabies inoculations.
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2018-05-22
Passed Both Houses
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
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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2018-05-22
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 23, 2018
ILHB5771EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2018, any publicly funded early childhood program receiving Preschool for All Block Grant funds or Preschool for All Expansion Block Grant funds shall collect and review its chronic absence dat...
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2018-05-22
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4821EngrossAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that no individual or group policy of accident and health insurance amended, issued, delivered, or renewed in the State after the effective date of the amendatory Act that covers the treatment of stage 4 a...
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2018-05-22
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
ILHR1119IntroHonors 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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2018-05-22
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
ILSB2925EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-22
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
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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2018-05-21
To Senate Special Committee on Oversight of Medicaid Managed Care Committee
ILHB4290IntroMakes appropriations to various agencies for prior year costs for personal services and State contributions to Social Security. Effective immediately .
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2018-05-21
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
ILHB4706EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that a school board may require of new substitute teachers evidence of physical fitness to perform duties assigned and shall require of new substitute teachers evidence of freedom from communicable disease, and provid...
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2018-05-21
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Paul Schimpf
ILHB4226EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-21
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
ILSB2569EngrossAmends the Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act of the Illinois Municipal Code. Creates a tax increment allocation financing extension for an ordinance adopted on February 23, 1995 by the City of Springfield. Effective immediately.
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2018-05-21
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
ILSB2339EngrossAmends the Illinois Prison Inspection Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-21
To House Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
ILSB3290EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Changes the heading of Article V-F to the Nursing Home Residents' Managed Care Rights Law (rather than the Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Initiative (MMAI) Nursing Home Residents' Managed Care Rights Law). Expands th...
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2018-05-21
Alternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Robyn Gabel
ILHR1104IntroUrges the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to take a more aggressive approach to preventing and detecting provider fraud and abuse under the Illinois Medical Assistance Program by identifying and eliminating program deficiencies that enab...
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2018-05-21
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3604EngrossCreates 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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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2830EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-21
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
ILSB2904EngrossAmends the Physician Assistant Practice Act of 1987. Removes language providing that a collaborating physician may collaborate with a maximum of 5 full-time equivalent physician assistants. Amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987, removes language pr...
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2018-05-21
To House Health Care Licenses Committee
ILHB3093PassAmends the Wildlife Code. Defines "hunting license" as an electronic or physical license authorizing the person to take a certain type of animal during a specified period of time. Effective immediately.
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2018-05-18
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
ILHB4081EngrossCreates the Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act. Provides that an employer that intends to relocate a call center or portions of a call center from Illinois to another state or a foreign country must provide notice to the State Treasurer a...
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2018-05-18
Postponed - Telecommunications and Information Technology
ILHB4729IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that it is a violation for a person not entitled to the possession of a vehicle or essential part of a vehicle to receive, possess, conceal, sell, dispose, or transfer it with the intent to permanently or te...
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2018-05-18
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 25, 2018
ILHB5622IntroAmends 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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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
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
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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2018-05-18
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven A. Andersson
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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2018-05-18
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst
ILSB2265EnrollAmends the Department of State Police Law. Requires the Department of State Police to compile and maintain an historic data repository relating to, among other missing persons, lost or missing individuals with developmental or intellectual disabiliti...
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2018-05-18
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4710EnrollAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. Provides that the Board of Trustees of a public university or community college district in this State may not enter into an agreement or allow ...
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2018-05-17
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
ILHB5143EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Secretary of State shall include, in the Illinois Rules of the Road publication, information advising drivers to use the Dutch Reach method when opening a vehicle door. Provides that the Secretary o...
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2018-05-17
To Subcommittee on Special Issues (TR)
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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2018-05-17
Passed Both Houses
ILHR0986PassUrges the Illinois Department of Child and Family Services to immediately resume its 35-year precedent of issuing monthly child abuse reports and executive statistical summary reports.
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2018-05-17
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
ILHB3418EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-17
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
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