Illinois Senator Elgie Sims [D]

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ILSB1602EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Changes the definition of "community-based manufactured home dealer" to include a person who buys a new manufactured home or park model that is located within the manufactured home community pursuant to a franchise a...
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2019-06-26
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ILSB0161EnrollAmends the Attorney General Act. Creates the Worker Protection Unit within the Office of the Illinois Attorney General to intervene in, initiate, enforce, and defend all criminal or civil legal proceedings on matters and violations relating to specif...
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2019-06-26
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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
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ILSB1467EnrollAmends 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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2019-06-25
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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
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ILSB1387EnrollAmends the State Treasurer Act. Modifies and reorganizes provisions concerning the ABLE account program. Provides that a designated representative under the program includes, among other persons, the account owner's guardian of the person or any othe...
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2019-06-24
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ILSB1429EnrollAmends 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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2019-06-24
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ILSB1623EnrollAmends the Mobile Home Landlord and Tenant Rights Act. Provides that in the event of the sale of abandoned or repossessed property, the park owner shall pay lienholders before paying any remaining balance to the title holder of the abandoned or repos...
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2019-06-21
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ILSB1601EnrollAmends the School Code. With regard to the required history of the United States course, provides that, beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, the course must also include instruction on the history of Illinois.
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2019-06-21
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ILSB1614EnrollAmends the Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act. Provides that an heir or agent who files an unclaimed property claim in which the decedent's property does not exceed $100 may submit an affidavit attesting to the heir's or agent's capacity to claim...
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2019-06-21
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ILSB1610EnrollAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that if the defendant is arraigned on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act and the court fails to advise the defendant before the acceptance of a plea of guilty, guilty but mentally...
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2019-06-21
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ILSB1599EnrollAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act in relation to the dissemination of criminal record information. In provisions making it an unlawful practice for a person or entity that publishes for profit a person's criminal record i...
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2019-06-21
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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
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ILSB1919EnrollAmends the Public Community College Act. Requires the Illinois Community College Board to establish and administer a manufacturing training grant program. Provides that to qualify for a grant, a community college district and a public high school loc...
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2019-06-21
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ILSB1694EnrollAmends 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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2019-06-21
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ILSB1526EnrollAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that, except in personal injury actions, every count in every complaint and counterclaim must request specific remedies the party believes it should receive from the court. Provides that in a personal inju...
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2019-06-21
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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
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ILHB1613PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Deletes language providing that the Section concerning the traffic and pedestrian stop statistical study is repealed on July 1, 2019. Provides that the Department of Transportation shall report specified findings and...
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2019-06-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0024
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
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
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ILSB1449EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that every insurer that amends, delivers, issues, or renews a group or individual policy or certificate of disability insurance or disability income insurance shall ensure parity for the payment of mental,...
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2019-06-20
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ILSB1468EnrollAmends the Veterans' and Military Discount Program Act. Provides that veterans, military personnel, and those spouses and dependents of veterans and military personnel who have been issued valid Military ID or Military Dependent ID cards (rather than...
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2019-06-20
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ILSB1460EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that priority in the distribution of funds appropriated for the Illinois Teaching Excellence Program must be given to a qualified educator employed by an Organizational Unit assigned to Tier 1 under the evidence-based...
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2019-06-20
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ILSB1496EnrollAmends 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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2019-06-20
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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
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ILHB1475EnrollCreates the Seizure Smart School Act. Provides for legislative findings and defines terms. Requires the parent or guardian of a student with epilepsy who seeks assistance with epilepsy-related care in a school setting to submit a seizure action plan ...
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2019-06-20
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
ILHB0822EnrollAmends the Care of Students with Diabetes Act. Provides that a school may maintain a supply of glucagon medication in any secure location that is accessible before, during, or after school where a student is most at risk, including, but not limited t...
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2019-06-20
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ILSB1250EnrollAmends the School Code. Requires a school district, public school, or nonpublic school to permit a student diagnosed with a pancreatic insufficiency to self-administer and self-manage his or her pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy if the parent or ...
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2019-06-19
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ILSB0156EnrollAmends 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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2019-06-19
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ILHB2935EnrollAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that counsel appointed for the minor and any indigent party shall appear at all stages of the trial court proceeding, and the appointment shall continue through the permanency hearings and termination o...
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2019-06-19
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ILHB2934EnrollAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that service of a summons and petition shall be made by leaving a copy at his or her usual place of abode with a person residing there.
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2019-06-19
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ILSB0190EnrollAmends the Personnel Code. Provides that if an agency requests an open competitive eligible list from the Department of Central Management Services, the Director or Central Management Services shall also provide to the agency a Successful Disability ...
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2019-06-19
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ILSB0211EnrollAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that construction agencies (currently, State purchasing officers) may enter into energy conservation program contracts or energy savings contracts or leases that provide for utility cost savings. Provide...
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2019-06-19
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ILHB3580EnrollAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that a certificate of good conduct may be granted to relieve an eligible offender of any employment, occupational licensing, or housing bar (rather than just an employment bar).
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2019-06-19
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ILHB2720EnrollAmends the State Finance Act. Provides that within 150 (currently, 120) days after the conclusion of each fiscal year, each State-supported institution of higher learning must provide, through the Illinois Board of Higher Education, a financial repor...
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2019-06-19
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ILHB2852EnrollAmends various acts relating to the governance of public universities in Illinois. Provides that if a university offers a competency-based learning program, it must notify a student if he or she becomes eligible for the program.
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2019-06-19
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ILHB2650EnrollAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Requires the Environmental Protection Agency to adopt rules to expand the usage of federally allowable set-aside programs within the Water Revolving Fund, including, but not limited to, programs that provide f...
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2019-06-19
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ILHB2315EnrollAmends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Allows the Secretary of State to provide service by email of a document containing a driver's license number. Amends the Illinois Identification Card Act. Provides that Every Real ID compliant identif...
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2019-06-19
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ILHB2205EnrollAmends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. With regard to a proposed school closure, requires the chief executive officer to publish on the school district's website a full financial report on the closure that includes an analysis...
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2019-06-19
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ILHB2244EnrollAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the conditions of every parole and mandatory supervised release include that the subject: (1) not knowingly frequent (rather than frequent) places where controlled substances are illegally sold, u...
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2019-06-19
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ILHB2896EnrollAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Creates the Diversity in Health Care Professions Task Force. Provides that the Director of Public Health shall serve as the chairperson of the ...
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2019-06-19
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ILHB2832EnrollAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that the month of April of each year is designated as Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month to be observed throughout the State as a month to recognize the many ways that Sikh Americans have influenc...
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2019-06-19
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ILHB2088EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Secretary of State may issue Cold War license plates to Illinois residents that served in the United States Armed Forces between August 15, 1945 and January 1, 1992.
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2019-06-19
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ILHB2591EnrollAmends the Illinois Police Training Act concerning certification by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board. Provides that if the certification is not completed during the initial 6-month period or under the 90-day extension, the applic...
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2019-06-19
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ILHB3249EnrollCreates the First 2019 General Revisory Act. Combines multiple versions of Sections amended by more than one Public Act. Renumbers Sections of various Acts to eliminate duplication. Corrects obsolete cross-references and technical errors. Makes styli...
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2019-06-14
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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
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ILHB0907EnrollAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Directs the Department to create and maintain an online database and resource page on its website. Provides that the page shall contain mental ...
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2019-06-14
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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
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ILHB1581EnrollAmends the Credit Card Marketing Act of 2009. Creates the College Student Credit Card Marketing and Debt Task Force. Provides legislative findings. Provides for the membership of the Task Force. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professio...
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2019-06-14
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ILHB0347EnrollAmends the Probate Act of 1975. Provides that a person convicted of assault, aggravated assault, battery, or aggravated battery of an elderly person shall not receive any property, benefit, or other interest by reason of the death of that elderly per...
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2019-06-14
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