Illinois Representative Aaron Ortiz [D]

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ILSB1624EnrollAmends the Personal Information Protection Act. Provides that a data collector required to report breaches to more than 100 Illinois residents as a result of a single breach must also report to the Attorney General. Provides that the Attorney General...
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2019-06-25
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1167EnrollAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to establish and administer an adult vocational community college scholarship program. Provides that beginning with the 2020-2021 academic year, t...
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2019-06-25
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1438PassAmends the Pawnbroker Regulation Act. Removes language providing that when a person is found to be the owner of stolen property that has been pawned, the property shall be returned to the owner without payment of money advanced to the pawnbroker or a...
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2019-06-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0027
ILSB1290EnrollCreates the Immigrant Tenant Protection Act. Defines terms. Provides that, with exceptions, a landlord shall not: (1) threaten to disclose or actually disclose information regarding or relating to the immigration or citizenship status of a tenant to ...
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2019-06-24
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0246EnrollAmends the School Code. With regard to the textbook block grant program, provides that the textbooks authorized to be purchased must include the roles and contributions of all people protected under the Illinois Human Rights Act and must be non-discr...
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2691PassCreates the Retention of Illinois Students and Equity Act. Provides for legislative findings and a definition. Provides that, notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, a student attending an institution of higher learning in this St...
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2019-06-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0021
ILHB2118EnrollAmends the Survivor Support and Trafficking Prevention Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Repeals a provision making the Article inoperative on and after June 30, 2019. Effective immediately.
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1584EnrollAmends the Chicago Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. For school years beginning on or after July 1, 2019, increases to 120 days (instead of 100 days) the amount of days a service retirement pensioner who is re-employed as a teacher may wo...
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0172EnrollAmends the University of Illinois Trustees Act. Provides that in order to determine residency status of a potential or current student trustee, the student must provide evidence of the student's Illinois domicile for at least the previous 6 months an...
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2040PassAmends the Private Correctional Facility Moratorium Act. Changes the title of the Act to the For-Profit Corrections Prohibition Act. Defines "non-profit contractor", private company", "private vendor", "private contractor", and "work release center"....
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2019-06-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0020
ILHB2265EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that every public elementary school shall include in its 6th, 7th, or 8th grade curriculum, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, at least one semester of civics education; specifies course content requirements an...
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1731EnrollAmends the School Code. With regard to the in-service training program on the warning signs of mental illness and suicidal behavior in youth, provides that the program must utilize evidence-based training that educates the participants on (i) recogni...
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1808EnrollAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that in order to intercept and divert youth in care from experiencing homelessness, incarceration, unemployment, and other similar outcomes the Department of Children and Family Services and sever...
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1637PassCreates the Keep Illinois Families Together Act. Provides that the Attorney General, within 90 days of the effective date of this Act, in consultation with the appropriate stakeholders, shall propose new rules related to limiting assistance with immi...
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2019-06-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0019
ILHB3331EnrollAmends the Homelessness Prevention Act. Changes certain types of assistance grantees shall offer households to prevent homelessness as follows: (1) payment of a rent or mortgage arrearage (rather than payment of a rent or mortgage arrearage in an amo...
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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1378EnrollAmends the Jury Act. Provides that except as otherwise specifically provided by statute, no person who is qualified and able to serve as a juror may be excluded from jury service in any court of this State on the basis of, among other things, sexual ...
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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3652EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that, in assisting all students with a college or post-secondary education plan, a school counselor must include a discussion on all post-secondary education options, including 4-year colleges or universities, communi...
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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3711EnrollAmends the Equitable Restrooms Act. Provides that all restrooms that are open and accessible to the public in a public building shall be equipped with baby changing facilities that are physically safe, sanitary, and usable for that purpose. Provides ...
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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1332EnrollAmends the State Comptroller Act. Creates the Illinois Bank On Initiative to increase the use of Certified Financial Products and reduce reliance on alternative financial products. Provides that the Illinois Bank On Initiative shall be administered b...
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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1425EnrollAmends the Suicide Prevention, Education, and Treatment Act. Makes changes concerning the findings of the General Assembly. Creates the Office of Suicide Prevention within the Department of Public Health for the purpose of implementing the Act. Requi...
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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1553EnrollAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that the court has jurisdiction to make the findings necessary to enable a minor who has been adjudicated a ward of the court to petition the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services for class...
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0455EnrollAmends the Educational Credit for Military Experience Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0836EnrollAmends the Probate Act of 1975. Defines "administrative separation". Provides that the court lacks jurisdiction to proceed on a petition for the appointment of a guardian or standby guardian of a minor if it finds that the minor has a living parent w...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3487EnrollAmends the University of Illinois Hospital Act and Hospital Licensing Act. Provides that each hospital shall post, in each facility that has an emergency room, a notice in a conspicuous location in the emergency room with information about how to enr...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2028EnrollAmends the State Police Act. Provides that the Department of State Police shall pay directly or reimburse, up to a maximum of $20,000 (rather than $10,000) the burial expenses of each State police officer who is killed in the line of duty.
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2822EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that the State Board of Education's school report cards must include the most current data on the percentage of students who participated in job shadowing, the percentage of students who have completed an internship, ...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3343EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Human Services to establish a Restaurant Meals Program to permit individuals who are elderly, persons with a disability, and homeless individuals to redeem their Supplemental Nutrition A...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0808EnrollAmends the Illinois Identification Card Act. Reduces the fee for original, renewal, and duplicate standard Illinois Identification Cards issued to persons under 18 years of age from $10 to $5.
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3663EnrollCreates the Limited Cooperative Association Act. Authorizes the organization of a limited cooperative association, as an entity distinct from its members, for any lawful purpose, whether or not for profit. Provides that a limited cooperative associat...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2272EnrollAmends the School Code and the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Provides that, on and after September 1, 2019, all teacher evaluation ratings on record as "excellent", "proficient", or "needs improvement" are considered "effective" and all t...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0025PassAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Provides that as soon as possible but not later than 24 hours, excluding Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, after emergency admission of a respondent to a mental health facility on an inpati...
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2019-06-13
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
ILSB0075EnrollCreates the Hotel and Casino Employee Safety Act. Requires hotels and casinos to adopt anti-sexual harassment policies and make panic buttons available to certain employees. Prohibits retaliation against an employee for using a panic button, availing...
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2019-06-10
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0833EnrollAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that a person who has been granted a senior citizens homestead exemption need not reapply for the exemption. Effective immediately.
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2019-06-07
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
ILHB0834EnrollAmends 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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2019-06-06
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2719EnrollAmends the Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois Act. Provides that the Program Board created to administer the grant program authorized by the Act shall be comprised of 11 (rather than 21) members. Effective immediately.
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2019-06-06
Sent to the Governor
ILSJR0021PassEncourages the Illinois State Board of Education, special education cooperatives, and each school district in this State to consider the potential benefits of inclusive education for children with and without disabilities in Illinois.
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2019-06-01
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
ILHB2078EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that in fixing the salaries of teachers, a school board shall pay those who serve on a full-time basis a rate not less than (i) $32,076 for the 2020-2021 school year, (ii) $34,576 for the 2021-2022 school year, (iii) ...
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2019-06-01
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
ILHR0433PassUrges that violence be labeled as a disease and treated as a public health crisis.
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2019-06-01
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
ILHB3606EnrollCreates the Student Online Personal Protection Act of 2019. Provides for legislative intent and definitions. Provides for operator prohibitions, operator duties, school authority prohibitions, school authority duties, State Board of Education duties,...
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2019-05-31
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
ILHB0827IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the board of trustees of the City Colleges of Chicago, Illinois Community College District No. 508, at the general primary election in 2020 on a nonpartisan ballot. Provides that a member of the ...
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2019-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1468IntroAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that the Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission shall study and make recommendations to the General Assembly regarding the availability of youth services to reduce the use of detention and prevent d...
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2019-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2838EngrossAmends the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act. Provides that, for contracts entered into on or after July 1, 2019, a direct contractor making or taking a contract in the State for the erection, construction, alteration, or repair of a building,...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0449EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a financial oversight panel's powers.
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2019-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2019
ILSB0453EngrossAmends the Credit Card Marketing Act of 2009. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2019
ILHJR0046PassDesignates First Avenue in Melrose Park as it travels from its intersection with North Avenue to its intersection with River Road as the "Kiddieland Amusement Park Road".
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2019-05-31
Adopted Both Houses
ILSB1780EnrollCreates the Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act. Defines terms. Provides for: applicability; relation to other law; service; notice by posting; commissioners; determination of value; cotenant buyout; partition alternatives; considerations for par...
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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1641EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) to identify and flag college students who are potentially eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Provides that the...
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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1778EnrollAmends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Removes the list of mandated reports under the Act and instead lists several categories of professionals required to report suspected child abuse and neglect to the Department of Children and Famil...
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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2830EnrollAmends the School Visitation Rights Act. Prohibits an employer from terminating an employee because of an absence from work due to employee's attendance at a school conference or activity. Effective immediately.
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2019-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3196EnrollCreates the Immigration Task Force Act. Creates the Immigration Task Force. Provides for membership of the Task Force. Provides for meetings of the Task Force. Provides that members of the Task Force shall serve without compensation. Provides for adm...
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2019-05-30
Passed Both Houses
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