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ILSB2651IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that a judicial district committee for each judicial district and a judicial circuit committee for each judicial circuit, among other committees, are authorized and shall constitute the central or managing committee...
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2018-02-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 22, 2018
ILSB2593IntroAmends the Illinois Highway Code. Provides that before a township may submit a proposition or referendum to abolish a road district under the Code, the township shall prepare, through an independent entity, a cost study demonstrating that the abolish...
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2018-02-21
Postponed - Government Reform
ILSB2838IntroAmends 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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2018-02-21
To Senate Education Committee
ILSB2967IntroAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that it is an unlawful practice to advertise or offer free prizes, gifts, or incentives in connection with the sale of motor vehicles except under specified conditions. Prohibit...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Commerce and Economic Development Committee
ILSB2873IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that, if a veteran (i) was a member of the United States Armed Forces, (ii) is 70 years of age or older during the taxable year, and (iii) has a household income of less than $65,000, then property that is used ...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Revenue Committee
ILSB2946IntroAmends the Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act of the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that when a redevelopment project area has been dissolved, completed, or terminated under the Act, property within that redevelopment project area may not ...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Revenue Committee
ILSB2821IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that an election jurisdiction may establish vote centers. Defines "vote center" as a polling place where a voter who resides in the county in which the vote center is located may vote without regard to which precinc...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Executive Committee
ILSB3030IntroAmends the Cook County Forest Preserve Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Removes language providing how the Cook County Forest Preserve shall levy and collect a property tax levied to provide revenue for the fund under that Article. Amends the Co...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Licensed Activities And Pensions Committee
ILSB2854IntroAmends the Election Code. Except for provisions with references to a committeeman and committeewoman, changes references from "committeeman" to "committeeperson" and makes related changes throughout the Code. Changes references from "chairman" to "ch...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Government Reform Committee
ILSB2844IntroAmends the School Code. Requires the State Board of Education to establish and maintain the Growing Future Educators Program to train high school graduates who at one time have been identified as English learners and who are enrolled in an approved e...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Education Committee
ILSB2891IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a prosecution for vendor fraud, kickbacks, or managed health care fraud, in which the total amount of money involved is at least $5,000, may be commenced within 5 years of the last act committed in furt...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Criminal Law Committee
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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2018-02-20
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
ILSB2332IntroAmends the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Minors and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Changes the name of the Act to the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Persons under 21 Years of Age and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Raises ...
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2018-02-20
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 21, 2018
ILSB2514IntroAmends the Smoke Free Illinois Act. Changes references from "fine" to "civil penalty" throughout the Act and makes corresponding changes. Provides that law enforcement agencies (rather than local law enforcement agencies) shall enforce the provisions...
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2018-02-20
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 21, 2018
ILSB2442IntroAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall require every provider of mammography services to, if a patient's mammogram demonstrates de...
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2018-02-20
To Senate Public Health Committee
ILSB0336IntroAmends the Party Line Emergency Act. Makes a technical change concerning the short title.
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2018-02-20
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
ILSB1451EnrollCreates 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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2018-02-16
Sent to the Governor
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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2018-02-16
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
ILSB2326IntroAmends the Video Gaming Act. Provides that the Illinois Gaming Board shall establish a policy and standards for compliance operations to investigate whether a licensed establishment, licensed fraternal establishment, licensed veterans establishment, ...
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2018-02-16
To Senate Gaming Committee
ILSB2327IntroAmends the Video Gaming Act. Provides that the Illinois Gaming Board must provide a licensed establishment, licensed truck stop establishment, licensed fraternal establishment, or licensed veterans establishment that violates the Act written notice o...
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2018-02-16
To Senate Gaming Committee
ILSB3187IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2020 tax year, if a tax objection complaint has been filed, or when a petition filed with the Property Tax Appeal Board remains pending at the time the tax is due, the taxpayer may elect...
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3419IntroAmends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3420IntroAmends the Video Gaming Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3452IntroAmends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975. Extends the authorization for advance deposit wagering to December 31, 2022 (rather than December 31, 2018). Effective immediately.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3421IntroAmends the Riverboat Gambling Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3166IntroAmends the Video Gaming Act. Provides that the Illinois Gaming Board may grant licenses to permit video gaming in a licensed veterans establishment within a municipality or unincorporated area of a county that has prohibited video gaming. Effective i...
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2018-02-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2269IntroMakes appropriations to various agencies for prior year costs for personal services and State contributions to Social Security. Effective immediately .
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2018-02-15
To Senate Appropriations II Committee
ILSB1624IntroAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-02-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2018-02-14
Re-assigned to Insurance
ILSB2650IntroAmends State Employee Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Requires the System to implement a defined contribution plan for employees of the Illinois State Board of Elections who are not covered by a collective bargaining agreement. Provides that th...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Licensed Activities And Pensions Committee
ILSB2945IntroAmends the Downstate Firefighter Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning retirement pensions.
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2018-02-14
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2476IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that any campaign, party, or other organization or individual that engages in a vote by mail operation in which voters are sent applications for vote by mail ballots shall also provide the voter with a postage-paid ...
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2018-02-08
To Subcommittee on Election Law
ILSB2477IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that when a person who intends to be a write-in candidate for an uncontested office has not timely filed nomination papers but has filed a written statement or notice of his or her intent, no primary ballot shall be...
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2018-02-08
To Subcommittee on Election Law
ILSB2453IntroAmends the Illinois Underground Utility Facilities Damage Prevention Act. Provides that, for purposes of the Act, the term "underground utility facilities" or "facilities" does not include underground storm sewers located within a right-of-way contro...
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2018-02-07
To Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee
ILSB2273EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides that the Electronic Registration Information Center shall provide the exclusive interstate voter registration program for the State. Provides that the State Board of Elections shall not share identification records ...
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2018-02-07
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2586IntroAmends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-02-07
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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2018-01-30
Re-assigned to Judiciary
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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2018-01-24
To Senate Insurance Committee
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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2018-01-24
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
ILHB0768EnrollAmends 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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2018-01-03
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0209EngrossAmends the Illinois Pull Tabs and Jar Games Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-12-15
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0225EngrossAmends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-12-15
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1381PassAmends the Public Utilities Act. Adds provisions to the Telecommunications Article concerning the transition of Large Electing Providers to Internet Protocol-based networks and service. Provides that beginning July 1, 2017, a Large Electing Provider ...
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2017-12-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0568
ILHB2462FailAmends 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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2017-12-11
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHB0040PassAmends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Removes a provision prohibiting the non-contributory portion of a program of health-benefits from including the expenses of obtaining an abortion. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Removes a ...
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2017-12-11
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
ILSB0402PassAmends the Open Meetings Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning definitions.
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2017-11-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0554
ILSB0403PassAmends the Freedom of Information Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-11-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0555
ILHB0137PassAmends the Governor Transition Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the orderly transition of the office of Governor.
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2017-11-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0553
ILHB0302PassAmends 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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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0543
ILSB0669FailAmends 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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2017-11-08
Total Veto Stands
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