Illinois Senator Terry Link [D]

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ILSB0087IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that, for the 2016 taxable year and thereafter, the exemption for veterans with disabilities carries over to the surviving spouse of a veteran who was killed in the line of duty in the current taxable year or an...
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2017-04-26
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Veterans Affairs; 005-000-000
ILSB1933IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that the State Board of Elections and the Office of the Secretary of State shall establish an automatic voter registration program pursuant to an interagency contract and jointly-adopted rules. Provides that an appl...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Executive Committee
ILSB0189EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that when the victim is under 18 years of age at the time of the offense, a prosecution for criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual assault, predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, aggravat...
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2017-04-26
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3010EngrossAmends the North Shore Water Reclamation District Act. Provides that, for a trustee vacancy, the president of the water reclamation district board of trustees shall appoint an individual of the same political party of the trustee vacating the positio...
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2017-04-26
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
ILSB0193IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance must provide coverage for medically necessary preventative physical therapy for insureds diagnosed with multiple sclerosis without any tre...
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2017-04-25
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 26, 2017
ILSB0669IntroAmends the Counties Code. Provides that for the 2020 election and thereafter, the chairman of the Lake County board shall be elected by the voters of the county. Provides that an individual seeking election as chairman of the Lake County board may al...
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2017-04-25
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 26, 2017
ILSB0636IntroAmends the Pharmacy Practice Act. Provides that the Act shall not apply to, or in any manner interfere with, the sale or distribution of dialysate, drugs, or devices necessary to perform home renal dialysis for patients with chronic kidney failure, p...
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2017-04-25
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 26, 2017
ILSB0084EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to make application to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services by July 1, 2017 for a State plan amendment to implement the Community First C...
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2017-04-25
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1702IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that the hospital credit applies for tax years ending on or after December 31, 2012 and ending on or before December 31, 2022 (currently, the credit sunsets on December 31, 2017 by operation of the Act's a...
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2017-04-25
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 26, 2017
ILSB1598IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that the valuation procedures for PPV leases sunsets on January 1, 2056 (currently, January 1, 2016). Provides that the definition of "net operating income" is the same for naval training facilities as it is for...
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2017-04-25
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 26, 2017
ILSB1479IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that grace period registration and changes of address shall be conducted for eligible residents in connection with voting at certain elder care facilities. Effective immediately.
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2017-04-25
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 26, 2017
ILSB1880IntroAmends the Legislative Reference Bureau Act. Provides that the Legislative Synopsis and Digest shall be published online each week during regular and special sessions of the General Assembly (currently, the form of publication is not specified). Prov...
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2017-04-25
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 26, 2017
ILSB0055EngrossAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that August 4th of each year is designated as Barack Obama Day.
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2017-04-25
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1657IntroCreates the Gun Dealer Licensing Act. Provides that it is unlawful for a person to engage in the business of selling, leasing, or otherwise transferring firearms without a license issued by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Pro...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3012EngrossAmends the School Code. Allows a specified school district to make a one-time transfer of certain excess funds to the Operations and Maintenance Fund of the district by proper resolution and following a public hearing. Effective immediately.
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2017-04-25
To Senate Education Committee
ILSR0353IntroUrges the creation of an environmental justice agenda.
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2017-04-25
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
ILHB0370EngrossAmends the School Code. Requires each public school and charter school to post (1) the current toll-free telephone number of the Department of Children and Family Services' child abuse hotline; (2) instructions to call 9-1-1 for emergencies; and (3) ...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Education Committee
ILSB1681IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that each rail carrier that contracts with a contract carrier for the transportation of its employees in the course of their employment shall verify that the contract carrier has hit and run, uninsured, and ...
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2017-04-24
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
ILSR0415IntroMourns the death of Reverend Robert Baxter Evans Sr. of Waukegan.
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2017-04-20
Referred to Resolutions Consent Calendar
ILSR0417IntroMourns the death of Jeanne R. Bengtson of Gurnee.
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2017-04-20
Referred to Resolutions Consent Calendar
ILSR0425IntroMourns the death of Anthony Lesnak of Waukegan.
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2017-04-20
Referred to Resolutions Consent Calendar
ILSR0416IntroMourns the death of Pamela Jean Christian of North Chicago.
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2017-04-20
Referred to Resolutions Consent Calendar
ILSR0418IntroMourns the death of Tom Deram of North Chicago.
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2017-04-20
Referred to Resolutions Consent Calendar
ILSR0419IntroMourns the death of Judge Robert K. McQueen of Lindenhurst.
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2017-04-20
Referred to Resolutions Consent Calendar
ILHB0386EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Repeals a provision providing for the collection of an annual commercial distribution fee on vehicles of the second division weighing more than 8,000 pounds. Makes conforming changes. Effective July 1, 2018.
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2017-04-10
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1473IntroAmends the Election Code. Changes the date for when lotteries for determining the order certain petitions were received from within 9 days following the last day for petition filing to within 5 days following the last day for petition filing. Provide...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1906IntroAmends 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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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1724IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires managed care organizations (MCOs) to participate in the Non-Emergency Transportation Services Prior Approval Program (NETSPAP) established under the Code beginning 90 days after the effective date of the ...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1559IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. In provisions concerning payment rates for nursing facilities, provides that facility-specific staffing levels and wages paid (rather than regional wage adjusters based on the Hea...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1331IntroAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Changes the Section concerning the declaration of policy to include preventing discrimination based on source of income. Provides that "source of income" means the source of any lawful income or any lawful rent p...
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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB1291IntroCreates 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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2017-04-07
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
ILSB0518IntroAmends the General Obligation Bond Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-05
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pat McGuire
ILSR0365IntroRecommends and urges Governor Rauner to instruct the Director of the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, Felicia Norwood, to issue an amendment to the current request for proposal separating out dental care for Medicaid eligible recipients ...
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2017-04-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0360PassMourns the death of Ralph Heaven Sr.
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2017-03-30
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0358PassMourns the loss of Nancy Boyland.
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2017-03-30
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0359PassMourns the death of Betty J. Kerpan.
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2017-03-30
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0318PassDeclares March 29, 2017 as "Smoke-Free Illinois Day".
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2017-03-29
Resolution Adopted
ILSB1472IntroAmends the Counties Code. Provides that the county board of Lake County may, by ordinance, impose a judicial facility fee for the purpose of building new judicial facilities. Effective immediately.
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2017-03-17
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1451IntroCreates the Small Wireless Facilities Deployment Act. Provides for legislative intent for the Act and definitions. Provides that an authority (a unit of local government with control over rights-of-way) may not prohibit, regulate, or charge for the c...
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2017-03-16
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 28, 2017
ILSB1597IntroCreates the Compostable Bags in Retail Establishments Act. Provides that no retail establishment in the State shall use or provide polyethylene or other non-compostable plastic film bags tinted green or brown for customers to bag products in stores, ...
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2017-03-16
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 28, 2017
ILSR0287PassMourns the death of Estelle Garmisa.
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2017-03-16
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0286PassMourns the death of Nancie L. Blatt of Lincolnshire.
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2017-03-16
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0245PassMourns the death of Maribeth Klaman of Springfield.
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2017-03-09
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0274PassMourns the death of Sharon Ward of Gurnee.
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2017-03-09
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0246PassMourns the death of Lois Wilson of Waukegan.
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2017-03-09
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0272PassMourns the death of John T. Onan of Waukegan.
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2017-03-09
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0271PassMourns the death of Turner Augusta Lovelace of Waukegan.
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2017-03-09
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0273PassMourns the death of James Raymond Van Heirseele Sr. of Waukegan.
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2017-03-09
Resolution Adopted
ILSB1242IntroAmends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Provides that the Department of Veterans' Affairs shall assist the superintendent and staff of any Veterans Assistance Commission created under the Military Veterans Assistance Act with the United States...
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2017-03-08
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 9, 2017
ILSB0509IntroAmends the Renter's Financial Responsibility and Protection Act. Makes a technical change in a provision concerning prohibited practices.
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2017-03-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
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