Illinois Representative Suzanne Ness [D]

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ILHB5550Engross
50%
Creates the Summary of Rights for Safer Homes Act. Requires the Department of Human Rights to create a summary form advising tenants who have suffered domestic violence or sexual violence of the rights that they have under Illinois law that provide p...
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2024-04-18
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregg Johnson
ILHB4475Intro
25%
Provides that the amendatory Act may be referred to as the Strengthening Mental Health and Substance Use Parity Act. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that for all group or individual policies of accident and health insurance or managed ca...
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2024-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 18 @ 11:30 am]

House Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Mental Health & Addiction Committee; 017-000-000
ILHB5011Intro
25%
Amends the Governmental Account Audit Act. In provisions requiring an annual audit by a governmental unit to be performed of all the accounts and funds of the governmental unit, provides that township accounts and funds audited under the provisions d...
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2024-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 18 @ 11:00 am]

House Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Counties & Townships Committee; 009-000-000
ILHB5256Engross
50%
Amends the Personnel Code. Provides, in provisions concerning a trainee program for persons with a disability, that "disability" includes a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder by a medical professional. Effective immediately.
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2024-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 18 @ 11:30 am]

Arrive in Senate
ILHB4596Intro
25%
Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Provides that an employee covered by federal regulations concerning airline flight crew employees shall be deemed to work 40 hours in each work week for the purpose of the ac...
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2024-04-18
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Hoan Huynh
ILHB5643Intro
25%
Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Provides that a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance or a managed care plan that is amended, delivered, issued, or renewed on or after January 1, 2026 ...
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2024-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 18 @ 9:00 am]

House Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Insurance Committee; 015-000-000
ILHB4919Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Act on the Aging. In a provision requiring the Department on Aging to require an annual audit from all personal assistant and home care aide vendors contracting with the Department, provides that the annual audit shall assure that...
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2024-04-18
To House Appropriations-Health & Human Services Committee
ILHB3286Intro
25%
Amends the State Board of Education Article of the School Code. Provides that, subject to appropriation, the State Board of Education shall provide stipends for teachers who participate in externships with a manufacturing company in the State.
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2024-04-17
[Hearing: Apr 18 @ 9:30 am]

Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB3288Intro
25%
Amends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity shall develop a program of technical assistance in support of regional manu...
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2024-04-17
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4090Intro
25%
Amends the Rental Property Utility Service Act by changing the short title to the Residential Property Utility Service Act and changing the Act title. Repeals the Tenant Utility Payment Disclosure Act and adds the provisions of the repealed Act to th...
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2024-04-17
[Hearing: Apr 18 @ 10:30 am]

Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4489Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Highway Code. Provides that the Department of Transportation shall establish and solely fund bicycle and pedestrian ways in conjunction with the construction, reconstruction, or other change of any State transportation facility in...
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2024-04-17
To House Appropriations-Public Safety Committee
ILHB4524Intro
25%
Amends the Child Care Act of 1969. Removes a requirement that the Department of Children and Family Services notify the public when a child care institution, maternity center, or group home licensed by the Department undergoes a change in the area wi...
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2024-04-17
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4431Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Removes language providing that the examination of an applicant for a driver's license or permit who is 75 years of age or older or, if the Secretary of State adopts rules to raise the age requirement for actual demo...
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2024-04-17
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB5005Engross
50%
Amends the State Treasurer Act. In provisions concerning the College Savings Pool, provides that an account may be rolled over into a Roth IRA account, to the extent permitted by Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code. In provisions concerning the ...
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2024-04-17
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB4276Intro
25%
Amends the Life Care Facilities Act. Adds provisions requiring certain pre-sale disclosures. Specifies that if an unoccupied living unit is to be reappropriated and if there are beneficiaries awaiting an entry fee refund, then the beneficiaries of th...
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2024-04-17
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB5407Engross
50%
Amends the Education for Homeless Children Act. In provisions concerning the Education of Homeless Children and Youth State Grant Program, provides that grants shall be awarded to applicant school districts based on the percentage of students experie...
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2024-04-17
Third Reading - Short Debate - Passed 104-009-000
ILHB5018Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois Pesticide Act. Increases monetary penalties, and increases point values in determining monetary penalties. Distinguishes pesticide effects on woody perennial plants and herbaceous plants with respect to penalties. Defines terms.
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2024-04-17
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4993Engross
50%
Amends the Vital Records Act. Provides that, if a death occurs in this State in a county outside the deceased's county of residence, the local registrar of the district in which the death certificate was filed shall, within 7 days after its filing, s...
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2024-04-17
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB5602Engross
50%
Amends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Designates the twenty-first day of February of each year as John Lewis Day, to be observed throughout the State as a day to remember the accomplishments of the civil rights icon and to honor his legacy and de...
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2024-04-17
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Gill
ILHB4910Intro
25%
Amends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that the month of October of each year is designated as Domestic Violence Awareness Month to be observed throughout the State as a month set apart to promote awareness of domestic violence and to sup...
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2024-04-17
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
ILHB4807Intro
25%
Amends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that whenever a child is placed in the substitute care of the Department of Children and Family Services, and the child has previously been in substitute care, the Department may consider a child'...
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2024-04-17
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB3907Intro
25%
Amends the School Boards and Chicago School District Articles of the School Code. Provides that school boards shall allow all educators to have daily continuous uninterrupted individual classroom planning time. Provides that the planning period shall...
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2024-04-17
[Hearing: Apr 18 @ 9:30 am]

House Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools
ILHB5252Intro
25%
Amends the Department of Human Services Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to, at least annually, provide each provider of home and community-based services an updated, detailed rate sheet for each funded client served by the provider. Pr...
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2024-04-17
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4473Intro
25%
Amends the State Board of Education Article of the School Code. Provides that the Career and Technical Education Task Force is created within the State Board of Education to examine how to involve more students in technical education. Specifies the m...
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2024-04-17
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4178Intro
25%
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to apply for a Home and Community-Based Services State Plan amendment and any federal waiver necessary to reimburse legal...
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2024-04-17
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB5276Intro
25%
Amends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code. In provisions concerning transition services, provides that the student's transition plan shall include consideration of the student's assistive technology needs, such as assistive tec...
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2024-04-17
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
ILHB5275Intro
25%
Amends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Provides that the term "Student Permanent Record" may include reports of psychological evaluations, including information on intelligence and personality, academic information obtained through test admi...
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2024-04-17
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB5444Engross
50%
Amends the Co-Responder Pilot Program Division of the Illinois Municipal Code. Adds the McHenry County Sheriff's Office to the offices to which the Division is applicable, including that the Office shall establish, subject to appropriation, a co-resp...
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2024-04-17
Third Reading - Short Debate - Passed 112-000-000
ILHB5386Intro
25%
Creates the Wetlands and Small Streams Protection Act to restore protections for wetlands and small streams that were formerly protected from pollution and destruction by the Clean Water Act. Provides provisions concerning: exemptions; wetlands delin...
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2024-04-17
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4471Intro
25%
Amends the Energy Assistance Act. Removes the January 1, 2025 repealer date for the Supplemental Low-Income Energy Assistance Fund. Effective immediately.
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2024-04-17
[Hearing: Apr 18 @ 10:00 am]

Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB5395Intro
25%
Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Provides that the amendatory Act may be referred to as the Health Care Consumer Access and Protection Act. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that, unless prohibite...
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2024-04-17
[Hearing: Apr 18 @ 10:30 am]

House Floor Amendment No. 4 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
ILHB4733Engross
50%
Amends the University of Illinois Act. In provisions concerning scholarships for the children of veterans, provides that an honorary scholarship may also be given to the children of persons who served at any time during the invasion of Panama between...
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2024-04-17
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB4581Engross
50%
Amends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code. Provides that if a student who is 18 years of age or older with no legal guardian is placed residentially outside of the school district in which the student's parent lives and the pla...
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2024-04-17
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB5543Intro
25%
Amends the Township Code. When the electors in a township in a county with a population of 1,000,000 or more authorize the township board to contract with one or more municipalities in the township or with the county within which the township is loca...
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2024-04-17
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB5406Intro
25%
Amends the Interscholastic Athletic Organization Act. Provides that, for the benefit of the physical and mental health of athletes, beginning in the 2024-2025 school year, all practices, games, or contests by a State high school athletic program or t...
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2024-04-17
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4498Engross
50%
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Provides that a voluntary recipient admitted to a mental health facility who gives a written notice to the treatment staff that the recipient wishes to be discharged from the facility may ...
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2024-04-17
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB5354Engross
50%
Amends the Customized Employment for Individuals with Disabilities Act. Changes the name of the Customized Employment Pilot Program to the Customized Employment Demonstration Program. Provides that the program shall consist of components consistent w...
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2024-04-17
Third Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
ILHB5537Engross
50%
Amends the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Act. Removes an exception for skilled and intermediate long-term care facilities licensed under the Nursing Home Care Act from providing a Safety Net Impact Statement as part of its general review criter...
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2024-04-17
Third Reading - Short Debate - Passed 109-000-000
ILHB5348Intro
25%
Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Creates the Portable and Medium-Format Battery Stewardship Act (rather than the Portable Battery Stewardship Act). Requires those who sell, offer for sale, or distribute (rat...
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2024-04-17
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4806Intro
25%
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Provides that, for community-based providers serving persons with intellectual/developmental disabilities, subject to federal approval of any relevant Waiver Amendment, the r...
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2024-04-17
To House Appropriations-Health & Human Services Committee
ILHB4781Intro
25%
Provides that the amendatory Act may be referred to as the Kinship in Demand (KIND) Act. Provides that the KIND Act creates the statutory vision and authority for the Department of Children and Family Services to execute a kin-first approach to servi...
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2024-04-17
To House Adoption & Child Welfare Committee
ILHB5621Intro
25%
Amends the Build Illinois Act. Provides that the amount of small business loans made to minority persons, veterans, females, or persons with a disability under the Act shall not exceed $2,000,000 (rather than $400,000) or 50% of the business project ...
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2024-04-17
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4828Intro
25%
Creates the Isolated Confinement Restriction Act. Provides that the Act may be referred to as the Nelson Mandela Act. Provides that, except as otherwise provided in the Act, the use of isolated confinement in correctional facilities in the State shal...
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2024-04-17
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4118Engross
50%
Amends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that each electric and gas utility serving more than 500,000 customers in the State shall implement a Disconnection Protection Program. Provides that where customers have applied for assistance through the Lo...
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2024-04-17
Third Reading - Short Debate - Passed 098-009-000
ILHB4789Engross
50%
Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Makes a change in the definition of "prior authorization". Defines "dental carrier" as an insurer, dental service corporation, insurance network leasing company, or any compa...
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2024-04-17
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB4130Engross
50%
Amends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that the month of September of each year is designated as Waterway Cleanup Month.
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2024-04-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB5249Intro
25%
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that subject to federal approval, within 12 months after the effective date of the amendatory Act, nutrition care services and medical nutrition therapy provided by a reg...
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2024-04-16
To House Medicaid & Managed Care Committee
ILHB5655Intro
25%
Amends the Public Higher Education Act. Provides that the governing board of each public institution of higher education shall adopt a policy to allow a student who is a member of the National Guard of any state, the District of Columbia, a commonwea...
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2024-04-16
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sharon Chung
ILSB2573Engross
50%
Amends the Accident and Health Article of the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a group or individual plan of accident and health insurance or managed care plan amended, delivered, issued, or renewed after the effective date of the amendatory Ac...
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2024-04-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5789Intro
25%
Appropriates the amount of $709,500 from the General Revenue Fund to the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity for a grant to the Forest Preserve District of Cook County for the administration and operation of Greencorps Chicago and Forest ...
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2024-04-16
To House Rules Committee
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