Illinois Senator Christopher Belt [D]

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ILSB1407EngrossCreates the Illinois Hazardous Materials Workforce Training Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2019-10-07
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0449EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a financial oversight panel's powers.
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2019-09-30
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1784EngrossAmends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Modifies the disclosure of economic interests Article to provide for separate provisions concerning statements of economic interests to be filed with the Secretary of State and the county clerk respectivel...
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2019-09-19
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0667IntroAmends the Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-09-13
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3394PassAmends the Business Corporation Act of 1983. Provides that, no later than the close of the 2020 calendar year, a publicly held domestic or foreign corporation whose principal executive offices, according to the corporation's SEC 10-K form, are locate...
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2019-08-28
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
ILSB0651PassAmends the Public Utilities Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title and applicability of the Electric Service Customer Choice and Rate Relief Law of 1997.
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2019-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0590
ILSB1213PassAmends the School Code. 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 teacher evaluation ratings on record as "unsatisfa...
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2019-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0591
ILHB2237PassAmends the State Treasurer Act. Provides that the State Treasurer shall establish the Illinois Higher Education Savings Program for the purpose of expanding access to higher education through savings. Provides for enrollment in the Program. Provides ...
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2019-08-27
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
ILSB2080IntroAmends the Electric Service Customer Choice and Rate Relief Law of 1997 of the Public Utilities Act. In provisions concerning infrastructure investment and modernization: Provides that beginning in 2022, a participating utility other than a combinati...
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2019-08-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1418PassAmends the Children's Advocacy Center Act. Provides that consent is not required for a forensic interview to be electronically recorded and that failure to record does not render a forensic interview inadmissible. Provides that a forensic interview, ...
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0584
ILSB1524PassCreates the Illinois Student Loan Investment Act. Provides for the establishment, operation, and administration of the Student Investment Account by the State Treasurer. Provides that the State Treasurer shall establish fees to cover the costs of adm...
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0586
ILSB1726PassAmends the Alzheimer's Disease Research Act. Changes the short title of the Act to the Alzheimer's Disease Research, Care, and Support Fund Act. Creates the full-time position of Dementia Coordinator within the Department of Public Health, who is res...
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0588
ILHB2154PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that, for recipients of public aid who are required to comply with the terms of a service plan developed by the Department of Children and Family Services, participation in substance abuse treatment, drug...
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0461
ILSB0111PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. In provisions concerning coverage for anesthetics provided in conjunction with dental care to an individual diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, removes the requirement that anesthetics be provided by a dentist...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0525
ILSB1127PassAmends the Illinois Aeronautics Act. Provides that the Division of Aeronautics of the Department of Transportation shall require the display of an MIA flag at any airport in its jurisdiction, either upon the same flag-staff as the United States natio...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0538
ILSB1257PassAmends the Property Tax Code. In a Section concerning the Senior Citizens Homestead Exemption, provides that in all counties (now, in counties with less than 3,000,000 inhabitants), the county board may by resolution provide that if a person has been...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0545
ILSB1641PassAmends 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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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0560
ILSB1429PassAmends the Evidence Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that evidence of a person's immigration status is not admissible in any civil proceeding unless: it is essential to prove an element of a claim or an affirmative defense; or a perso...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0550
ILSB2146PassAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to create a Clean Water Workforce Pipeline Program to provide grants and other f...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0576
ILSB0037PassAmends the Downstate Firefighter Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Requires a unit of local government of 5,000 or more inhabitants that employs a firefighter who is a full-time firefighter in a different downstate firefighter pension fund to mak...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0522
ILHB3086PassAmends the School Code. Provides that a school board shall require its schools to either connect at-risk students with anger management classes offered in the community or conduct their own anger management classes for at-risk students. Provides that...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0498
ILSB1778PassAmends 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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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0564
ILHB3511PassCreates the Maternal Mental Health Conditions Education, Early Diagnosis, and Treatment Act. Provides that a general acute care hospital or special hospital that has a perinatal unit, in collaboration with medical staff, shall by January 1, 2021 deve...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0512
ILHB2444PassAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that at the initial bail hearing or any subsequent hearing, the defendant shall be released on recognizance if the judge finds that the defendant's pre-trial detention will harm any infant or ch...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0471
ILSB1780PassCreates 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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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0565
ILHB0160PassAmends the Cannabis Control Act. Provides that the enhanced penalties for delivering cannabis in a school or on school property apply only to an offense committed in or on the grounds of an active and operational school when school is in session, chi...
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2019-08-22
Effective Date August 20, 2019
ILSB2090PassAmends the Election Code. Provides that each election authority shall collaborate with the county jail within the jurisdiction of the election authority to facilitate voting by mail for voters eligible to vote in the county who are confined or detain...
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2019-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0442
ILHB2541PassCreates the Re-Entering Citizens Civics Education Act. Provides that the Department of Corrections and the Department of Juvenile Justice shall provide a nonpartisan peer-led civics program throughout the correctional institutions of the State to tea...
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2019-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0441
ILSB1746PassAmends the School Code. With regard to issuing bonds not to exceed a certain amount for the purpose of creating, recreating, or increasing a working cash fund, adds to that amount 85% of the most recent amount of all State funding received by the sch...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0416
ILSB0156PassAmends the Department of Innovation and Technology Act and the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Director of Corrections and the Secretary of Innovation and Technology shall jointly adopt a rule or best practices protocol that permits ea...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0397
ILHB0253PassAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Provides that the term "student" within the definition of "educational employee" or "employee" as used in the Act excludes (rather than includes) graduate students who are research assistants prima...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0380
ILHB0889PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Requires an individual or group policy of accident and health insurance or managed care plan to provide coverage for long-term antibiotic therapy for a person with a tick-borne disease. Makes conforming changes in ...
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2019-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0371
ILSB1244PassAmends the Cemetery Oversight Act. Provides that no cemetery authority shall charge a consumer an amount exceeding $500 for the placement of a headstone or memorial marker that is provided for a United States Veteran by the United States Government. ...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0317
ILSB1744PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that prior to release of a person on parole, mandatory supervised release, final discharge, or pardon the Department of Corrections shall screen every person for Medicaid eligibility. Requires correcti...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0351
ILSB0024PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that no rail carrier shall operate a train or light engine used in connection with the movement of freight unless it has an operating crew consisting of at least 2 individuals. Provides that the minimum frei...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0294
ILSB2024PassCreates the Apprenticeship Study Act. Creates the Apprenticeship Study. Requires the Department of Labor to conduct a study on the potential expansion of apprenticeship programs in this State and produce a report on its findings. Provides for the con...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0364
ILSB1425PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0331
ILSB1378PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0327
ILHB0246PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0227
ILSB0075PassCreates 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0221
ILHB2492PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code to allow for the issuance of decals for Universal special license plates by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers and its Local Lodge 701. Provides fees for the issuance of the decals. Crea...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0256
ILSB1167PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0315
ILSB1731PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0350
ILSB1392PassAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Requires that the Agency define "microplastics" and examine the role of microplastics in public drinking water. Requires the Agency to publicly disclose the results of its testing and reporting. Provides that ...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0330
ILSB1624PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0343
ILSB1694PassAmends the School Code. With regard to the prerequisites to receiving a high school diploma, provides that each pupil entering the 9th grade in the 2020-2021 school year or a subsequent school year must, in addition to other course requirements, succ...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0347
ILSB1467PassAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Provides that a person is a qualified applicant if, despite not meeting other residency requirements, the applicant is a resident of Illinois at the time of application and at some point after leavi...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0334
ILHB1652PassAmends the Departments of State Government Law. Provides that expedited temporary occupational or professional licenses issued to service members and the spouses of service members meeting specified requirements shall be valid for 3 years (currently,...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0240
ILHB2152PassCreates the Mental Health Early Action on Campus Act. Provides for intent, legislative findings, purposes of the Act, and definitions. Provides that to raise mental health awareness on college campuses, each public college or university in this State...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0251
ILHB2265PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0254
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