Illinois Senator Cristina Castro [D]

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ILSB1730IntroAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that, for State Fiscal Year 2020, the Department of Children and Family Services shall increase reimbursement rates payable to each private agency with a purchase of service contract or grant from...
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2019-04-25
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
ILSB1694EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-25
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
ILSB2091IntroAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Provides that, beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year, the Illinois Student Assistance Commission must implement and administer a program to award Early Childhood Workforce Free College grants t...
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2019-04-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2691EngrossCreates 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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2019-04-25
To Senate Higher Education Committee
ILSB1191EngrossAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that a person who has received a judgment for dissolution of marriage or declaration of invalidity of marriage and wishes to change his or her name to resume the use of his or her former or maiden name is ...
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2019-04-24
To House Civil Procedure Committee
ILSB1332EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-24
To House State Government Administration Committee
ILSB1379EngrossAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that, in counties with 3,000,000 or more inhabitants, taxpayers of income producing property shall submit income and expense data related to the property annually to the chief county assessment officer. Provides...
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2019-04-24
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILSB1429EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-24
To House Judiciary - Civil Committee
ILHB0252EngrossAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that "employer" includes any person employing one (instead of 15) or more employees within Illinois during 20 or more calendar weeks within the calendar year of or preceding the alleged violation. Provid...
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2019-04-24
To Senate Labor Committee
ILHB0246EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-24
To Senate Education Committee
ILSB1236EngrossAmends the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that beginning on the effective date of the amendatory Act, a person who holds elective office as a member of a county board, notwithstanding whether ...
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2019-04-24
To House Counties & Townships Committee
ILSB2122EngrossAmends the Public Community College Act. Provides for legislative findings. Provides that, subject to appropriation, the Illinois Community College Board shall establish a community college apprenticeship grant program to expand opportunities for cre...
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2019-04-24
To House Appropriations-Higher Education Committee
ILSB1214EngrossAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Public Health to ensure that those who draw blood from children and adults with intellectual and developmental disab...
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2019-04-24
To House Health Care Licenses Committee
ILSB1510EngrossAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-04-24
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2156EngrossAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that it is an unlawful practice to offer to consumers at retail a rebate made on a rebate card that charges dormancy fees or other post-issuance fees. Defines "rebate card".
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2019-04-24
To Senate Commerce and Economic Development Committee
ILHB2129EngrossAmends the Park District Code. Provides that a park district may enter into a lease for a period of not to exceed 8 years (rather than 5 years) for equipment and machinery after an affirmative vote of two-thirds of the governing board of the park dis...
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2019-04-24
[Hearing: May 1 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Local Government Committee
ILHB2802EngrossAmends the School Code. With regard to boards of education in school districts having a population of not fewer than 1,000 and not more than 500,000 inhabitants, provides that if, whenever a vacancy occurs, members of the board fail to fill the vacan...
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2019-04-24
To Senate Education Committee
ILHB2399EngrossAmends the Northern Illinois University Law. Adds specified parcels not located on or adjacent to Northern Illinois University that the Board of Trustees may acquire, sublease or contract to purchase, or sell without compliance with the State Propert...
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2019-04-24
To Senate Higher Education Committee
ILHB1553EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB1115IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides for a water's edge apportionment election for certain members of a unitary business group. Provides that, with respect to foreign corporations that make a water's edge election, the deduction for dividends...
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2019-04-24
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0471IntroAmends the Labor Dispute Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-04-24
To Senate Labor Committee
ILSB1167EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-24
To House Higher Education Committee
ILSB1525EngrossAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Requires the Department of Children and Family Services, subject to appropriations, to provide eligible youth an apprenticeship stipend to cover those costs associated with entering an apprenticeship, incl...
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2019-04-24
[Hearing: May 1 @ 8:30 am]
To House Human Services Committee
ILSB1346EngrossAmends the Property Tax Code. With respect to the Senior Citizens Assessment Freeze Homestead Exemption, provides that, beginning in assessment year 2019, the taxpayer's household income shall be reduced by any amounts paid as Medicare premiums. Effe...
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2019-04-24
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILSB1244EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-24
To House Appropriations-Human Services Committee
ILSB0636IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning conditions for basic maintenance grants of aid to the aged, blind, or disabled.
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2019-04-24
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3534EngrossAmends the Secretary of State Act. Requires the Secretary of State to take steps to ensure that all State forms and documents requiring the listing of gender designations or requiring persons to identify their gender shall include, as a gender design...
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2019-04-24
To Senate Transportation Committee
ILHB0137EngrossAmends the Attorney General Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-04-24
To Senate Transportation Committee
ILHB0854EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-04-24
To Senate State Government Committee
ILHB3217EngrossCreates the Asian American Family Commission Act. Creates the Asian American Family Commission. Provides for the appointment of members to the Commission and terms of membership. Provides that members shall serve without compensation, but shall be re...
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2019-04-24
To Senate State Government Committee
ILHB0120EngrossAmends the Freedom of Information Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-04-24
To Senate Veterans Affairs Committee
ILSR0354IntroMourns the death of Steve Stroud of Elgin.
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2019-04-24
Referred to Resolutions Consent Calendar
ILHB2040EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-24
To Senate Executive Committee
ILHB0836EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILSB0556EngrossAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-04-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1778EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-22
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1290EngrossCreates 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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2019-04-19
To House Judiciary - Civil Committee
ILSB1485EngrossCreates the Racial Impact Note Act. Provides that every bill which has or could have a disparate impact on racial and ethnic minorities, upon the request of any member, shall have prepared for it, before second reading in the house of introduction, a...
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2019-04-19
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2087EngrossCreates the Customized Employment for Individuals with Disabilities Act. Requires the Department of Human Services' Division of Rehabilitation Services to establish a 5-year Customized Employment Pilot Program that serves a minimum of 25 individuals ...
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2019-04-19
[Hearing: May 1 @ 8:30 am]
To House Human Services Committee
ILSJR0014EngrossCreates the Home Birth Maternity Care Crisis Study Committee to provide the General Assembly a consumer-focused, evidence-based solution to the Illinois Home Birth Maternity Care Crisis.
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2019-04-18
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Monica Bristow
ILSB1952EngrossAmends the Downstate Teachers and State Universities Articles of the Illinois Pension Code. Requires an employer to make an additional employer contribution for a participant whose earnings for any academic year used to determine the final rate of ea...
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2019-04-18
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
ILSB1496EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Increases the penalty for violating the Section regarding use of due caution in approaching or entering a highway construction or maintenance area or zone from a maximum fine of $10,000 to a maximum fine of $25,000. ...
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2019-04-17
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David McSweeney
ILHB0834EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1941EngrossAmends the School Code. With respect to school discipline improvement plans, makes changes to how the State Board of Education determines the top 20% of school districts, when notification is given that a plan must be submitted, which school district...
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2019-04-16
Chief House Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
ILSB0766IntroAmends the Heroes Way Designation Program Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-04-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2132IntroCreates the Clean Energy Jobs Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2019-04-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0162EngrossAmends the Counties Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, Illinois Insurance Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, and the Illinois Public Aid Code. In provisions concerning coverage for mammograms, provides that coverage shall also include a d...
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2019-04-15
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1425EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-15
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0981IntroAmends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-04-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0155IntroAmends the Early Intervention Services System Act. Redefines "physical or mental condition that typically results in developmental delay" to mean a diagnosed medical disorder bearing a relatively well known expectancy for developmental outcomes withi...
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2019-04-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
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