Illinois Senator Elgie Sims [D]

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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
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
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
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
ILSB1515PassAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates a deduction for amounts included in the taxpayer's adjusted gross income for certain fringe benefits. Effective immediately.
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0585
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
ILSB0397PassAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the effect of Article, Part, and Section headings.
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0581
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
ILSB0162PassAmends 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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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0580
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
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
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
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
ILSB0161PassAmends 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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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0527
ILHB3061VetoAmends 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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2019-08-23
Governor Vetoed
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
ILHB3575PassCreates 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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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0514
ILSB1214PassAmends 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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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0542
ILHB2992PassAmends 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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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0494
ILSB2085PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Requires an individual or group policy of accident and health insurance or managed care organization that provides mental health benefits to provide reimbursement for benefits that are delivered through the psychia...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0574
ILHB3606PassCreates the Student Online Personal Protection Act of 2019. Provides for legislative intent and definitions. Provides for operator prohibitions, operator duties, school authority prohibitions, school authority duties, State Board of Education duties,...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0516
ILSB1888PassAmends the Clinical Social Work Practice Act. Requires the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to adopt rules allowing an applicant who is enrolled in an approved program for a master's degree in social work to sit for the authorized ...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0568
ILSB0527PassAmends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0532
ILSB1599PassAmends 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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2019-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0431
ILSB1919PassAmends 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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2019-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0437
ILHB0252PassAmends 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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2019-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0430
ILSB1332PassAmends 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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2019-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0427
ILHB0822PassAmends 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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2019-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0428
ILSB1609PassAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that any person incarcerated on a bailable offense who does not supply bail and against whom a fine is levied on conviction of the offense shall be allowed a credit of $30 (rather than $5) for e...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0408
ILSB1623PassAmends 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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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0410
ILSB1602PassAmends 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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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0407
ILSB1610PassAmends 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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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0409
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
ILSB1526PassAmends 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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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0403
ILHB2244PassAmends 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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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0382
ILHB2895PassAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall ensure that all hospitals require specified employees to complete educational training on t...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0390
ILSB1601PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0341
ILSB1614PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0342
ILSB2120PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0369
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
ILSB1449PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0332
ILSB1468PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0335
ILSB1387PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0329
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
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
ILSB1460PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0333
ILHB3151PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0279
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
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
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