Illinois Representative Sue Scherer [D]

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ILHB4163VetoAmends 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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2018-09-21
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILSB0904VetoAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Creates an advisory council within the Department of Insurance to review and make recommendations to the Department regarding rules to be adopted by the Department concerning continuing education courses, course ma...
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2018-08-28
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILHB5784PassAmends 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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2018-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1103
ILHB5937IntroAmends the Downstate Teachers and State Universities Articles of the Illinois Pension Code. Requires an employer to make an additional employer contribution for a participant whose earnings for any academic year used to determine the final rate of ea...
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2018-08-27
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
ILHB4290VetoMakes appropriations to various agencies for prior year costs for personal services and State contributions to Social Security. Effective immediately .
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2018-08-26
Governor Vetoed
ILSB3220VetoAmends 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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2018-08-26
Governor Vetoed
ILHB4146PassAmends 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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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1052
ILHB5175VetoAmends 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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2018-08-24
Governor Vetoed
ILHB5814PassAmends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Provides that interest penalties that may be payable under the Act, as provided under specified Sections of the Illinois Insurance Code, shall be paid from a separate appropriation from each fun...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1064
ILHB4100PassAmends 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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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1051
ILHB4821PassAmends 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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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1057
ILSB3290PassAmends 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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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1085
ILSB2830VetoAmends 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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2018-08-24
Governor Vetoed
ILHB4242PassAmends 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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2018-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1040
ILSB2838PassAmends the School Code. Provides that, by January 1, 2019, the State Board of Education shall implement a program and adopt rules to allow school districts to supplement their substitute teacher recruitment for elementary and secondary schools with t...
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2018-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1049
ILSB3049PassAmends 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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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1019
ILSB3214PassCreates 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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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1022
ILSB3046PassAmends the State Employee Group Insurance Act of 1971. Provides that on and after the effective date of this amendatory Act, eligible TRS benefit recipients, TRS dependent beneficiaries, community college benefit recipients, and community college dep...
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1017
ILHB4707PassAmends 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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2018-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0989
ILHB3418VetoAmends 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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2018-08-20
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILSB1758PassAmends 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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2018-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0995
ILHB5481VetoAmends the School Code. Provides that, no later than day 60 of instruction in each school year, a school board shall report to the State Board of Education for kindergarten through grade 12 classes certain information about actively employed teachers...
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2018-08-19
Governor Vetoed
ILHB4790PassCreates the Compost-Amended Soil Construction Act. Provides that any State agency that undertakes a construction project that requires the use of offsite soil and that is located within 20 miles of any Illinois Environmental Protection Agency-permitt...
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2018-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0951
ILSB2925PassAmends 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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2018-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0984
ILSB2569PassAmends 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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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0928
ILSB3108PassAmends the Predator Accountability Act. Changes the short title of the Act to the Trafficking Victims Protection Act. Adds references to involuntary servitude and labor trafficking throughout the Act. Provides that a victim of involuntary servitude o...
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0939
ILHB4746PassAmends the Consumer Installment Loan Act. Provides that the date of renewal for a license is December 1st (rather than December 15th). Amends the Payday Loan Reform Act. Provides that the date of renewal for a license is December 1 (rather than Decem...
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2018-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0896
ILHB4706PassAmends 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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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0855
ILSB1437PassAmends 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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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0865
ILSB3604PassCreates 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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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0895
ILSB3222PassAmends the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title of the Code.
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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0891
ILHB4710VetoAmends 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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2018-08-13
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILHB5752PassAmends 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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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0833
ILHB5771PassAmends 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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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0819
ILHB4243PassAmends 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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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0748
ILHB5143PassAmends 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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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0770
ILHB4226PassAmends 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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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0747
ILSB2330PassAmends 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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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0788
ILHB4295PassAmends the Department of Central Management Services Law. Requires the Director of Central Management Services to direct the relocation to Sangamon County of all State employment positions under the Personnel Code that are not required by their natur...
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2018-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0742
ILHB4467PassAmends 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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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0673
ILHB4922VetoAmends 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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2018-08-03
Governor Vetoed
ILHB1671PassAmends the Animal Control Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning rabies inoculations.
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0666
ILHB5148PassAmends 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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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0684
ILHB5597PassAmends 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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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0693
ILSB2913PassAmends 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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2018-08-02
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0665
ILSB2265PassAmends 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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2018-08-01
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0662
ILHB5121PassAmends 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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2018-07-31
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0655
ILHB4278PassAmends 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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2018-07-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0632
ILSB3128PassAmends the Design-Build Procurement Act. Provides that the Act is repealed on July 1, 2021 (currently, July 1, 2019). Effective immediately.
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2018-07-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0610
ILSB2904PassAmends 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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2018-07-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0605
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