Illinois Senator Terry Link [D]

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ILSB0007EngrossCreates the Chicago Casino Development Authority Act. Provides for the creation of the Chicago Casino Development Authority, whose duties include promotion and maintenance of a casino. Amends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975 and the Riverboat Ga...
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 29 @ 9:00 am]
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB0087EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB0193EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB0669EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-26
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0636EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-26
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1702EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30 @ 9:00 am]
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1451EngrossCreates 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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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 29 @ 9:00 am]
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1598EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1479EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1681EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
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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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1657EngrossCreates 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1933EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB0518EngrossAmends the General Obligation Bond Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
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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2017-05-26
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
ILHB0311EngrossCreates the Network Adequacy and Transparency Act. Provides that administrators and insurers, prior to going to market, must file with the Department of Insurance for review and approval a description of the services to be offered through a network p...
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2017-05-26
Third Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
ILSB1696EngrossCreates the Illinois Muslim American Advisory Council Act. Creates the Illinois Muslim American Advisory Council. Provides for the appointment of members to the Council and member requirements. Provides requirements for meetings of the Council. Requi...
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1869EngrossAmends the Legislative Information System Act. Provides that within one-year after the effective date of this amendatory Act, the Legislative Information System shall create a Spanish-language version of its website to provide legislative information...
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILHB3519EngrossAmends the Election Code. In the definition of "signature", includes a named signed in ink or signed in digitized form (rather than a name signed in ink or in digitized form). Effective immediately.
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB0123EngrossAmends the Statute on Statutes. Makes a technical change in a Section regarding the application of the Act.
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB2771EngrossCreates the Healthy Workplace Act and amends the State Finance Act. Requires employers to provide specified paid sick days to employees. Sets forth the purposes for and manner in which the sick days may be used. Contains provisions regarding employer...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB0768EngrossAmends the Charter Schools Law of the School Code. Removes provisions allowing the State Charter School Commission to reverse a school board's decision to deny, revoke, or not renew a charter; makes related changes. Provides that if a charter school ...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB2462EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB0955EngrossAmends 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 which build toward livable wages for front-line personnel ...
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2017-05-26
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILHB3691EngrossAmends the State Treasurer Act. Creates the Illinois Higher Education Savings Program. Provides for the implementation of and requirements for the Program. Provides for the State Treasurer's duties under the Program. Provides that the State Treasurer...
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2017-05-26
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2721EngrossAmends the Illinois Insurance Code, the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971, the Counties Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, the School Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, the Limited Health Service Organization Act, and the Volunt...
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2017-05-26
Third Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
ILHB1560EngrossAmends the Illinois Securities Law of 1953. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning definitions.
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2017-05-26
Third Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
ILHB1811EngrossAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Removes the Interpreter for the Deaf Licensure Act of 2007 from provisions setting a repeal date of January 1, 2018 for certain regulatory Acts. Effective immediately.
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB0453IntroAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title of the Act.
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2017-05-26
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
ILHB0302EngrossAmends the Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits Act. Provides that "policy" includes a policy that has lapsed or been terminated. Requires insurers to, at no later than the date of policy delivery or the establishment of an account, and upon any change ...
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 29 @ 11:00 am]
Waive Posting Notice
ILSR0353IntroUrges the creation of an environmental justice agenda.
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2017-05-25
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
ILSB1880EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-24
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0055EnrollAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that August 4th of each year is designated as Barack Obama Day.
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2017-05-19
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3223EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0084EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-18
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0189EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-18
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3010EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-12
Passed Both Houses
ILSR0505PassMourns the death of Thomas Strauss.
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2017-05-12
Resolution Adopted
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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2017-05-11
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Environment and Conservation; 006-001-000
ILHB3012EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-10
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-05-05
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0479PassMourns the death of Audrey H. Nixon of North Chicago.
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2017-05-05
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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2017-04-28
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSR0415PassMourns the death of Reverend Robert Baxter Evans Sr. of Waukegan.
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2017-04-27
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0417PassMourns the death of Jeanne R. Bengtson of Gurnee.
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2017-04-27
Resolution Adopted
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