Illinois Senator Elgie Sims [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
ILHB3663EngrossCreates 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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2019-04-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2120EngrossAmends the Capital Development Board Act. Removes specific references to the Illinois Building Authority and school districts in the definition of State agency. Removes specific references to research on solar energy systems. Provides that members of...
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2019-04-24
To House State Government Administration 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
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
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
ILSB0161EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-24
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1213EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-24
To House Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter School 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
ILHB3151EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Removes sunset date of December 31, 2020 for the provision creating the Illinois Sentencing Policy Advisory Council. Adds the Cook County Sheriff, or his or her designee as an ex-officio member of the Council. ...
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2019-04-24
To Senate Criminal Law Committee
ILHB2935EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-24
To Senate Criminal Law Committee
ILHB2934EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-24
To Senate Judiciary 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
ILHB2045EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that neither the Department of Corrections nor the Department of Juvenile Justice may require a committed person or person committed to any facility operated by the Department of Juvenile Justice to pa...
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2019-04-24
To Senate Criminal Law Committee
ILHB0816EngrossAmends the Department of Innovation and Technology Act. Provides that on or before July 1, 2020, each State agency shall submit to the Department of Innovation and Technology a plan to improve the provision of digital services, including modernizing ...
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2019-04-24
To Senate State Government Committee
ILHB3061EngrossAmends the Health Care Worker Background Check Act. Provides that an individual otherwise qualified for and intending to apply for a direct care position who has a disqualifying conviction may initiate a fingerprint-based criminal history record chec...
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2019-04-24
To Senate Public Health Committee
ILHB3580EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-24
To Senate Criminal Law 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
ILHB2499EngrossAmends the Park District Code. Provides that whenever any member of the governing board of any park district is convicted in any court located in the United States of any infamous crime, bribery, perjury, or other felony (rather than is convicted of ...
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2019-04-24
[Hearing: May 1 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Local Government 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
ILHB2577EngrossAmends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Excludes manufacturers and importing distributors that in the preceding year had less than $50,000 of tax liability under the Taxation of Liquor Article from a provision requiring manufacturers and importing dis...
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2019-04-24
To Senate Executive Committee
ILHB2720EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-24
To Senate Higher Education Committee
ILHB2852EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-24
To Senate Higher Education Committee
ILHB3575EngrossCreates the Blockchain Technology Act. Provides for the permitted uses of blockchain technology in transactions and proceedings. Provides limitations to the use of blockchain technology. Prohibits units of local government from implementing specified...
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2019-04-24
To Senate Telecommunications & Technology Committee
ILHB3249EngrossCreates 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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2019-04-24
To Senate State Government Committee
ILSB1526EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-24
To House Civil Procedure Committee
ILHB1613EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-24
To Senate Criminal Law Committee
ILHB2650EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-24
[Hearing: May 2 @ 11:00 am]
To Senate Energy and Public Utilities 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
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
ILSB2035EngrossAmends the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities Act. Requires the Department of Central Management Services to by rule further establish committed diversity numbers for State contracts awarded to businesses owned b...
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2019-04-24
To House State Government Administration Committee
ILHB2205EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-24
To Senate Education Committee
ILHB2992EngrossAmends the Business Corporation Act of 1983. Requires the Secretary of State to maintain a list of domestic and foreign corporations regulated under the Public Utilities Act, the Collateral Recovery Act, or the Personal Property Storage Act (rather t...
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2019-04-24
[Hearing: May 2 @ 11:00 am]
To Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee
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
ILHB2315EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-24
To Senate Transportation Committee
ILHB2244EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-24
To Senate Criminal Law Committee
ILHB1587EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that in imposing a sentence for an offense that requires a mandatory minimum sentence of imprisonment or probation or conditional discharge of 2 years or more, the court may sentence the offender to pr...
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2019-04-24
To Senate Criminal Law Committee
ILSB1595EngrossAmends the Film Production Services Tax Credit Act of 2008. Provides that Illinois labor expenditures include the first $200,000 of out-of-state wages paid or incurred by a production company or loan out corporation, subject to withholding payments, ...
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2019-04-23
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
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
ILSB1838IntroAmends the School Code. Creates the School District Efficiency Commission. Provides for the membership and support of the Commission. Requires the Commission to make recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly on the number of school dis...
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2019-04-22
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1726EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-19
To House Rules 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
ILSB1808EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-18
[Hearing: May 1 @ 8:30 am]
To House Human Services Committee
ILSB0111EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-18
To House Insurance Committee
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
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
ILSB1599EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-15
Chief House Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
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