Illinois Senator Cristina Castro [D]

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ILSB1408IntroMakes appropriations to the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity for the 2020 federal decennial census of population.
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2020-12-01
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1973IntroCreates the Home Birth Safety Act. Provides for the licensure of midwives by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and for certain limitations on the activities of licensed midwives. Creates the Illinois Midwifery Board. Sets forth ...
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2020-12-01
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2345IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Includes, as a hate crime, the commission of specified criminal acts against a person because of the actual or perceived citizenship or immigration status of the person. Effective immediately.
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2020-12-01
Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Don Harmon
ILSB3851IntroCreates the Certified Professional Midwives Practice Act. Provides for the licensure of midwives by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and for certain limitations on the activities of licensed midwives. Creates the Illinois Midwi...
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2020-12-01
Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Don Harmon
ILSB3315IntroAmends the Counties Code. Changes definitions of "population" to be the total number of inhabitants according to the last preceding federal decennial census (rather than number of inhabitants or number of persons). Amends the Illinois Municipal Code....
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2020-12-01
Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Don Harmon
ILSB1559IntroCreates the Tenants Radon Protection Act. Provides that before a lease is signed, a landlord shall provide to each tenant in a dwelling unit any records or reports pertaining to radon concentrations within the dwelling unit that indicate a radon haza...
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2020-12-01
Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Don Harmon
ILSB2496IntroAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that no fee shall be required if the records sought to be expunged or sealed were arrests resulting in release without charging or arrests or charges not initiated by arrest resulting in acquittal, dis...
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2020-10-21
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
ILSB3405IntroCreates the Local Official Vacancy Posting Act. Provides that a unit of local government shall post every elected official vacancy on its website, if it has one, and the county clerk shall also post the vacancy on its website. Provides that the posti...
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2020-10-21
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
ILSB2474IntroAmends the Courses of Study Article of the School Code. Provides that a course in financial literacy may be taken towards the fulfillment of the mathematics requirement that each pupil entering the 9th grade must successfully complete to receive a hi...
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2020-10-21
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
ILSB2548IntroCreates the Higher Education Housing and Opportunities Act. Requires an institution of higher education (including a business, technical, or vocational school) to designate at least one employee who works within the financial aid department, campus h...
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2020-10-21
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
ILSB0452IntroAmends the College Planning Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2020-10-21
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
ILSB2494IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that it is a Class 4 felony for a child sex offender to knowingly reside within 500 feet of a public or private park where persons under the age of 18 regularly gather. Defines "private park".
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2020-10-21
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3160EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that, in addition to other penalties imposed for a violation of provisions concerning operation of a vehicle while approaching an authorized emergency vehicle, the court may order a person to perform communi...
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2020-10-21
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
ILSB3497IntroAmends the Public Utilities Act. Changes the repeal date for provisions authorizing natural gas surcharges to provide for recovery of costs associated with investments in qualifying infrastructure plants from December 31, 2023 to January 1, 2021.
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2020-10-21
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0471PassAmends the Public Employee Disability Act. Provides that upon the occurrence of circumstances which would hinder the physical recovery from an injury of an eligible employee within the one-year period as required under the Act, the eligible employee ...
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2020-08-07
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0651
ILSB0516PassAmends the Illinois Gambling Act. Requires an applicant for a casino license in the City of Chicago to make a public presentation of its proposal and to publish a summary of the proposal on the City of Chicago's or Cook County's website. Provides tha...
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2020-06-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0648
ILSB2052PassAmends the Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act of the Illinois Municipal Code. Extends the estimated dates of completion of redevelopment projects and the retirement of obligations issued to finance redevelopment project costs for redevelopmen...
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2020-06-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0647
ILHB0823EngrossCreates the Sickle Cell Prevention, Care, and Treatment Program Act. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to establish a grant program for the purpose of providing for the prevention, care, and treatment of sickle cell disease an...
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2020-06-24
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3597EngrossAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that, in a county with a population of more than 500,000 that does not have an elected county board chairman or executive and has an appointed supervisor of assessments, the office of supervisor of assessments s...
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2020-06-24
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1719EngrossCreates a Keep the Internet Devices Safe Act that is different from the introduced bill. Removes legislative findings and intent. Provides that a "digital device" is an Internet-connected device that contains a microphone. Provides that no private en...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1858EngrossAmends the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that internal (also known as female) and male condoms, incontinence products, diapers, and baby wipes shall be taxed by the State at a rate of 1% (currently, 6.25%). Provides that the net revenue fro...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1379EngrossReinserts the provisions of Senate Amendment 1 with changes. Removes conforming changes concerning income and expense data, but retains the new Article concerning income-producing property. Provides that the term "income and expense data" include spe...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1930EngrossCreates the Grow Your Own STEM and Vocational Education Teachers Act. Provides that a public institution of higher education shall, if funds are appropriated to the Board of Higher Education under the Act, waive any tuition, fees, and on-campus housi...
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2020-06-23
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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2020-06-23
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
ILHB2174PassExtends the repeal of the following by one year: the Crematory Regulation Act; the Cemetery Oversight Act; the Illinois Health Information Exchange and Technology Act; the Radiation Protection Act of 1990; the Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, and...
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2020-06-12
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0639
ILSB1510EngrossAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Removes language that requires light intermediate care to be staffed at the same staffing ratio as intermediate care. Provides that for purposes of minimum staffing ratios, all residents shall be classified as requir...
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2020-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0029EngrossCreates the Illinois Energy Transition Zone Act. Provides for the certification by the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity of municipal ordinances designating an area as an Energy Transition Zone. Provides that green energy enterprises lo...
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2020-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1829EngrossCreates the Workplace Transparency Act. Provides provisions for: prohibitions; voidable agreements; unconscionable terms; settlement or separation agreements; enforcement; application; limitations; and severability. Makes conforming changes in the Un...
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2020-05-22
To House Rules Committee
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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2020-05-22
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
ILSB0033EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides that political committee funds may be used for certain child care expenses that are necessary for the fulfillment of political, governmental, or public policy duties, activities, or purposes. Effective immediately.
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2020-05-21
To House Rules Committee
ILSR1158IntroUrges the Department of Employment Security to collect data, where practicable, regarding incidents of employer misclassification and regarding applicants who are found by the Department to qualify for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance as self-employe...
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2020-05-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1316IntroAmends the Early Intervention Services System Act. Provides that, for State fiscal years 2020 through 2022, the Department of Human Services shall increase reimbursement rates for early intervention services and related services by 3% each State fisc...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2016IntroAmends the Department of Transportation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
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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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2272IntroAmends the Parking Excise Tax Act. Provides that the tax imposed by the Act does not apply to a parking area or garage owned or operated by a city, village, county, township, or incorporated town. Effective immediately.
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2456IntroAmends the General Assembly Compensation Act. Provides that beginning with the first payroll of the 102nd General Assembly, the compensation to be paid per year to members of the General Assembly, including additional sums payable per year to officer...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2491IntroAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that posting a copy of the municipal treasurer's annual account of moneys received and expenditures incurred during the preceding fiscal year on a website that is maintained by the municipality satisfies t...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3083IntroAmends the Chicago Police Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that no policeman has a right to an age and service annuity until the later of (i) attainment of age 50, (ii) his date of withdrawal, or (iii) the date he makes application for ...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3216IntroAmends the Department of Veterans' Affairs Act. Provides that the Veterans' Service-Related Ailments Task Force shall meet at least once every 2 months beginning January 1, 2021 (rather than beginning July 1, 2019). Requires the Task Force to submit ...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3415IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that property on which a solar energy system is installed is entitled to a 25% reduction in all property taxes levied against the property for the year in which the system is installed. Effective immediately.
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3386IntroCreates the Short-Term Rental Operators' Occupation Tax Act. Imposes a tax upon persons engaged in the business of short-term rental at the rate of 5% of 94% of the gross rental receipts from such renting, leasing or letting. Imposes an additional ta...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3836IntroAmends the Tobacco Products Tax Act of 1995. Provides that the term "electronic cigarette" does not include any cartridge or container of a solution or substance that contains cannabis subject to tax under the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pr...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3824IntroAmends the State Fire Marshal Act. Corrects typographical errors and includes the Illinois Chapter of the International Association of Arson Investigators in the organizations from which ex officio members of the Illinois Fire Advisory Commission sha...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB1966EngrossAmends the Department of State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Director of State Police shall (rather than may) establish a statewide multi-jurisdictional Violent Crime Intelligence Task Force. Provides that...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2268IntroAmends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that cable or video providers shall cease charging customers for modems and routers, whether rented together or separately, when the customer has paid to the provider the wholesale cost of the modem or router...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB1512IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that the credit for student assistance contributions sunsets on December 30, 2025 (instead of December 30, 2020). Provides that the credit for student-assistance contributions may not exceed $1,000 (curren...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2273IntroCreates the Automatic Listening Exploitation Act. Defines terms. Provides that it is unlawful for a person who provides any smart service through a proprietary smart speaker to: (i) store or make a recording or transcript of any speech or sound captu...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2287IntroAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities. Sets forth requirements concerning mandatory student fees, including the establishment of a system of internal controls over mandatory student fees, an assessment of each mandator...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2531IntroAmends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that cable or video providers shall cease charging customers for modems and routers, whether rented together or separately, when the customer has paid to the provider the wholesale cost of the modem or router...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2533IntroAmends the General Provisions and Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) Articles of the Illinois Pension Code. Except for persons who elected to establish certain alternative credits, moves provisions concerning Tier 2 members of IMRF from the Ge...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
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