Illinois Representative Suzanne Ness [D]

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ILHB4288Intro
25%
Amends the Nursing Home Care Act. Provides that a resident who is an end-of-life hospice patient, and who does not receive palliative care, has the right to a private room in the resident's facility, regardless of the resident's method of payment for...
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2022-01-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4238Intro
25%
Creates the Rebuild Illinois Mental Health Workforce Act. Provides that the purpose of the Act is to preserve and expand access to Medicaid community mental health care in Illinois to prevent unnecessary hospitalizations and avoid the criminalization...
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2022-01-14
To House Appropriations-Human Services Committee
ILHB0448Intro
25%
Amends the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law in the Property Tax Code. Provides that, for levy years 2021 and later, the taxing district's aggregate extension base is the greater of (A) the district's last preceding aggregate extension limit or (...
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2022-01-13
[Hearing: Jan 20 @ 9:00 am]
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILHB4526Intro
25%
Amends the Child Care Act of 1969. Provides that "day care homes" means family homes which receive more than 3 and up to a maximum of 14 children (instead of 12) for less than 24 hours per day.
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2022-01-13
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Suzanne Ness
ILSB0472Engross
50%
Amends the Economic Development for a Growing Economy Tax Credit Act. Provides that certain startup taxpayers are eligible to elect to claim the Credit against their obligation to pay over withholding taxes. Makes changes to the definition of "unders...
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2022-01-13
[Hearing: Jan 20 @ 9:00 am]
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILHB2436Intro
25%
Amends the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law in the Property Tax Code. Provides that, for levy year 2022 and thereafter, the limiting rate shall include 50% of the value of new property (currently, 100% of the value of new property is excluded). ...
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2022-01-13
[Hearing: Jan 20 @ 9:00 am]
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILHB3296Intro
25%
Amends the School Code. Requires a school district to offer a program to prepare students enrolled in grades 6 through 12 for a career and technical education pathway by introducing students to career exploration opportunities that allow students to ...
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2022-01-12
To House Rules Committee
ILSJR0028Engross
50%
Designates the entire portion of U.S. Highway 20 in Illinois beginning at the Illinois/Iowa border and ending at the Illinois/Indiana border as the "Illinois Medal of Honor Highway".
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2022-01-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0016Intro
25%
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the treatment of autism spectrum disorder through applied behavior analysis shall be covered under the medical assistance program for children with a diagnosis of au...
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2022-01-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4358Intro
25%
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that all CCR generated by the electric generating industry located in a municipality bordering Lake Michigan with greater than 75,000 inhabitants but fewer than 150,000 inhabitants shall be removed fr...
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2022-01-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1953PassAmends the Election Code. Provides that, notwithstanding any other provisions relating to voting by mail, for the 2022 general primary election, electors may request vote by mail ballots for the general primary election beginning on March 30, 2022 bu...
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2022-01-07
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0692
ILHB0144Intro
25%
Creates the Local Cannabis Licensing Act. Provides that a county or municipality may issue licenses for temporary events, cannabis clubs, and cannabis tours that will allow for the sale and consumption of cannabis or cannabis-infused products and for...
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2022-01-05
To House Executive Committee
ILHB0045Engross
50%
Amends various Acts and Codes. Changes all statutory references of alderman and aldermen to alderperson and alderpersons. Changes all statutory references of congressman to congressperson. Makes conforming changes.
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2022-01-05
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading January 5, 2022
ILHB3136PassAmends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975. Provides the application process for the issuance of an organization license for the standardbred racetrack in Cook County. Changes the bond requirement for an applicant for an organization license. Makes...
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2021-12-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0689
ILHB3401PassReinserts the provisions of the bill as amended by Senate Amendment No. 1 with the following changes: Provides that no physician, nurse, emergency medical personnel, hospital, or other health care institution shall be liable for any act or omission r...
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2021-12-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0683
ILHB3067Intro
25%
Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that, beginning January 1, 2022, a store may not sell or distribute in this State a disposable food service container that is composed in whole or in part of polystyrene foam. Directs the Environmenta...
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2021-12-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2454PassAmends the Counties Code and Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a county board, board of county commissioners, or corporate authorities of a municipality may, by resolution, waive or provide credit for any application or permit costs, fees or oth...
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2021-12-10
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
ILHB3173Engross
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Amends the School Code. Adds bullying and the death of a family member as mitigating factors that a student may disclose during a suspension review hearing or expulsion hearing. If allegations of sexual violence or gender-based harassment (rather tha...
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2021-11-29
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0157Engross
50%
Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that the credit for expenditures incurred in the restoration and preservation of a qualified historic structure located in a River Edge Redevelopment Zone applies for taxable years ending prior to January ...
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2021-11-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4160Intro
25%
Amends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that the month of October of each year is designated as Italian Heritage Month to be observed throughout the State as a month to recognize the contributions and influence of Italians on American hist...
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2021-11-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0051Intro
25%
Designates South Side Drive in Decatur from Route 51 to Route 48 as the "Officer Chris Oberheim Memorial Highway".
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2021-11-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2379Engross
50%
Amends the Small Wireless Facilities Deployment Act. Provides that the Act is repealed on December 31, 2026 (currently, June 1, 2021). Effective immediately.
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2021-11-28
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3968Engross
50%
Amends the Corporate Fiduciary Act to create the Special Purpose Trust Company Authority and Organization Article. Provides that a corporation that has been or shall be incorporated under the general corporation laws of the State for the special purp...
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2021-11-28
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3403Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code to provide that an insurer that provides coverage for prescription insulin drugs pursuant to the terms of a health coverage plan the insurer offers shall limit the total amount that an insured is required to pay for...
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2021-11-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0533PassDeclares the month of October 2021 as Menopause Awareness Month in the State of Illinois. Supports raising awareness of menopause is critical to dispelling the myths and ensuring that the symptoms of menopause are recognized and that treatment is ide...
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2021-10-28
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Denyse Wang Stoneback
ILHR0485PassDeclares October of 2021 as Hindu Heritage Month.
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2021-10-28
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
ILHB0146Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code and the Health Maintenance Organization Act. Provides that all individual and small group accident and health policies written in compliance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act must file rates with t...
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2021-10-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4101Intro
25%
Amends the Employee Sick Leave Act. Removes language exempting from coverage under the Act an employee of an employer subject to the provisions of Title II of the federal Railway Labor Act.
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2021-09-03
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2401PassAmends the Secretary of State Act. Provides that the Secretary of State has the duty to accept service of process only in those specifically mandated areas of the law and as determined by the General Assembly. Provides that the Secretary is not the d...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0591
ILHB2499PassAmends the Boat Registration and Safety Act. Changes the definitions Section to put the terms in alphabetical order and changes the definitions of "airboat", "motorboat", "nonpowered watercraft", "operate", "owner", "person", "personal watercraft", a...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0595
ILHB2616PassAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that the Code shall not apply to the acquisition of modifications or adjustments, including assistive technology devices and services, to provide reasonable accommodations to specified persons. Effective...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0600
ILHB3928PassReinserts the provisions of the bill as introduced, with the following changes: Creates the Illinois Thirty-by-Thirty Conservation Task Force Act, rather than creating the Illinois Thirty-by-Thirty Conservation Task Force. Provides that the Task Forc...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0618
ILHB2109PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that an individual or group policy of accident and health insurance or managed care plan that is amended, delivered, issued, or renewed on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act shall provide co...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0589
ILSB2137PassAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall require each long-term care facility in the State, as a condition of facility licensure, to adopt and implement written policies, provide for the availability of te...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0640
ILSB2323PassAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Prohibits the use of restraints on youth in care, including chemical, manual, and mechanical restraints, during the provision of any transportation services provided or arranged by the Department of Childr...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0649
ILSB2088PassAmends the School Code. In provisions about appointment of members by the State Superintendent of Education to a committee relating to kindergarten assessment, includes state policy advocates, early childhood administrators, and other stakeholders as...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0635
ILSB2290PassReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Allows the Illinois Innovation Voucher Program to be administered by a governmental entity with expertise in innovation, technology, economic development, research and development, and pub...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0648
ILSB2244PassAmends the Senior Citizens Real Estate Tax Deferral Act. Provides that the income limitation under the Act is $65,000 for tax years 2022 through 2025 and $55,000 for tax year 2026 and thereafter (currently, $55,000). Provides that, for tax years 2022...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0644
ILSB1861PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. In a provision concerning impact incarceration, deletes references to "incarceration". Provides that to participate in the program, the person must be physically able to participate in physical activities (rath...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0629
ILHB2433PassAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. In provisions concerning the Long-Term Care Facility Advisory Board, adds one member representing local health departments who is a nonvoting member. In provisions concerning complaints for violations of the Act or a...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0432
ILHB3950PassAmends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code in provisions concerning transition services. Makes changes relating to the definition of terms. Provides that, as a component of transition planning, a school district shall provide a ...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0516
ILHB3317PassCreates the Domestic Violence Task Force Act. Creates the Domestic Violence Task Force to establish a consistent, uniform statewide system to protect victims and survivors of domestic violence, while holding offenders accountable. Contains requiremen...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0474
ILHB3281PassAmends the School Code to require a high school to include in its curriculum a unit of instruction about the process of naturalization by which a foreign citizen or foreign national becomes a U.S. citizen. Provides that the course of instruction shal...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0472
ILHB3223PassReinserts the contents of the engrossed bill as amended by Senate Amendment No. 1 with the following changes. Repeals the Section concerning the Ensuring Success in School Task Force on December 1, 2025 (instead of December 1, 2023). Amends the provi...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0466
ILHB3870PassReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Changes the name of the Illinois Amateur Sports Commission to the Illinois Commission on Amateur Sports. Provides that the purpose of the Commission includes making recommendations to the ...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0511
ILHB3202PassAmends the Critical Health Problems and Comprehensive Health Education Act. Adds e-cigarettes and other vapor devices as one of the educational areas the Comprehensive Health Education Program must include. Effective immediately.
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0464
ILHB3265PassAmends the Evidence Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that "rape crisis organization" includes, but is not limited to, rape crisis centers certified by a statewide sexual assault coalition.
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0469
ILSB1977PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to apply for all available federal funding to promote community inclusion and integration for persons with disabilities, regardless of age, and older adult...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0536
ILSB2193PassAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits burglary when without authority he or she knowingly enters or without authority remains within a freight container with intent to commit therein a felony or theft. Provides that burglar...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0546
ILSB2177PassAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that no youth in care shall be required to store his or her belongings in plastic bags or in similar forms of disposable containers, including, but not limited to, trash bags, paper or plastic sho...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0545
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