Illinois Senator Heather Steans [D]

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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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2019-10-04
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2082IntroAmends the Illinois Torture Inquiry and Relief Commission Act. Changes the definition of "claim of torture" to include allegations of torture occurring throughout the State (rather than occurring within a county of more than 3,000,000 inhabitants). P...
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2019-09-03
To Senate Assignments Committee
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
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
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
ILHB2154PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that, for recipients of public aid who are required to comply with the terms of a service plan developed by the Department of Children and Family Services, participation in substance abuse treatment, drug...
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0461
ILHB2943PassAmends the Motor Fuel Tax Law. Provides that on and after July 1, 2019, the costs of the Environmental Protection Agency for the administration of the Vehicle Emissions Inspection Law of 2005 are to be paid from the Motor Fuel Tax Fund. Effective imm...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0493
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
ILHB3440PassAmends the Illinois Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. Provides that provisions prohibiting the offer for sale of any bulk food in a manner other than to prevent direct handling of such items by the consumer shall not prohibit self-service by consumers pro...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0510
ILHB3534PassAmends 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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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0513
ILHB2444PassAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that at the initial bail hearing or any subsequent hearing, the defendant shall be released on recognizance if the judge finds that the defendant's pre-trial detention will harm any infant or ch...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0471
ILSB2153PassAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that a request for information process need not be used in procuring a renewal or extension of a lease if, among other requirements, the Procurement Policy Board does not object in writing to the renewal...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0426
ILHB2987PassCreates the Protection of Individuals with Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System Task Force Act of 2019. Re-establishes the Protection of Individuals with Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System Task Force. Specifies membership and appointm...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0391
ILSB0455PassAmends the Educational Credit for Military Experience Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-08-12
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0370
ILSB1425PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0331
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
ILSB1696PassAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that during the first quarter of State Fiscal Year 2020, the Department of Healthcare of Family Services must convene a technical advisory group consisting of members of ...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0348
ILHB0246PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0227
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
ILHB2937PassAmends the Department of Central Management Services Law in a Section concerning business processing reengineering and efficient government planning to provide that specified cost savings may (rather than shall) be paid into the General Revenue Fund ...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0275
ILHB3483PassAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Removes language requiring the Department of Human Services to maintain a disability services database and instead requires the Department of Human Services to compile and maintain a Prioritization of Urge...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0284
ILHB3704PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that services provided by the Department of Corrections for transitional and post-release treatment programs for juveniles committed to the Department shall include family engagement, including, but no...
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2019-08-07
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0219
ILSB1321PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Human Services to promote the availability of the Child Care Assistance Program. Provides that the target audience for the Department's promotion efforts must include all families with c...
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2019-08-05
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0209
ILSB1165PassAmends the Behavioral Health Workforce Education Center Task Force Act. Provides that the Behavioral Health Education Center Task Force must recognize that the behavioral health workforce is comprised of a broad range of professions providing prevent...
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2019-08-02
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0202
ILHB2719PassAmends the Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois Act. Provides that the Program Board created to administer the grant program authorized by the Act shall be comprised of 11 (rather than 21) members. Effective immediately.
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2019-08-02
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0180
ILSB2132IntroCreates the Clean Energy Jobs Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2019-08-01
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert F. Martwick
ILHB0834PassAmends 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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2019-08-01
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
ILSB1808PassAmends 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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2019-07-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0167
ILHB2940PassAmends the Nuclear Safety Law of 2004. Provides that subject to appropriation (currently, not subject to appropriation), the Illinois Emergency Management Agency shall study specified items in the formulation of State nuclear power policy. Repeals th...
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2019-07-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0149
ILHB2936PassAmends the Illinois False Claims Act. Creates the State Whistleblower Reward and Protection Fund as a fund to be held outside of the State Treasury with the State Treasurer as custodian. Creates the Attorney General Whistleblower Reward and Protectio...
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2019-07-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0148
ILHB2135PassAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a prosecution for criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual assault, or aggravated criminal sexual abuse may be commenced at any time (rather than within 10 years of the commission of the offe...
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2019-07-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0130
ILHB2941PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Illinois Department of Corrections, the Cook County Department of Corrections, and the office of the sheriff of every other county to honor all intergovernmental agreements with the Department of Huma...
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2019-07-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0115
ILHB3343PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Human Services to establish a Restaurant Meals Program to permit individuals who are elderly, persons with a disability, and homeless individuals to redeem their Supplemental Nutrition A...
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2019-07-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0110
ILHB2571PassAmends the Child Care Act of 1969. Provides that "foster family home" means a facility for child care in residences of families who receive no more than 6 (rather than 8) children unrelated to them, unless all the children are of common parentage, or...
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2019-07-12
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0063
ILSB0007IntroCreates the Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2019-07-03
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1880IntroMakes various appropriations to the Department of Human Services from the General Revenue Fund for rate increases for certified community mental health centers and community day services providers and grants to licensed providers of community-based a...
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2019-07-03
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0652IntroAmends the Illinois Gas Pipeline Safety Act. Makes a technical change in the short title Section.
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2019-07-03
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0398IntroAmends the Illinois Antitrust Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title of the Act.
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2019-07-03
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2084EngrossAmends 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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2019-07-02
To House Rules 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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2019-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1232IntroAmends the Small Business Job Creation Tax Credit Act. Provides that the Act applies for a second set of incentive periods beginning on July 1, 2019 and ending on June 30, 2026. Provides that certain provisions concerning employees who had participat...
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2019-07-01
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1909EngrossAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Requires certain group health insurance policies and other specified policies to provide coverage of medically necessary treatment for postpartum complications as determined by the woman's treating physician. Makes...
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2019-06-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1438PassAmends the Pawnbroker Regulation Act. Removes language providing that when a person is found to be the owner of stolen property that has been pawned, the property shall be returned to the owner without payment of money advanced to the pawnbroker or a...
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2019-06-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0027
ILSB1852PassAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that in the event of an ethylene oxide leak a facility shall issue a notice to all affected property owners and local government within 2,500 feet of the leak site. Effective immediately.
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2019-06-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0022
ILSB1854PassAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that beginning on the effective date of the amendatory Act no facility shall have fugitive emissions of ethylene oxide above zero. Provides that each facility shall be subject to regular and frequent ...
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2019-06-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0023
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
ILHB2691PassCreates 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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2019-06-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0021
ILSB0526PassAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-06-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0015
ILSB0262PassAppropriates $2 from the General Revenue Fund to the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget for its FY 20 ordinary and contingent expenses.
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2019-06-05
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0007
ILSB1814PassAmends the State Finance Act. Provides that the appropriations authorized under Article 137 through Article 166 of Public Act 100-0586 may also be used for costs incurred prior to July 1, 2018. Repeals provisions concerning FY19 prior incurred costs ...
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2019-06-05
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0010
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