Illinois Representative Jerry Costello [D]

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ILHB2594EngrossAmends the Governmental Joint Purchasing Act. Authorizes the Division of Forensic Services of the Department of State Police to purchase supplies and services made available by the Federal Acquisition Regulations System, and as allowed for by the fed...
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2020-09-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3469EngrossAmends the Flag Display Act. Provides that no State institution or agency may purchase any American flags or Illinois State flags (currently, only American flags) except those manufactured in the United States of America.
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2020-06-24
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2900IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act if and only if Senate Bill 1 of the 101st General Assembly becomes law. Provides that a withholding tax credit for full-time equivalent employees created in Senate Bill 1 applies for reporting periods that begin on ...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3016IntroAmends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that, beginning on January 1, 2020, the tax on gun safes and locks designed to secure firearms is imposed at the rate of ...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0886IntroAmends the Sex Offender Registration Act. Provides for registration under the Act of a person convicted of a battery when the court: (1) finds that the battery was sexually motivated as defined in the Sex Offender Management Board Act; and (2) in its...
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2020-02-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0188PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that, if a person has a registration plate in his or her name and seeks to reassign the registration plate to his or her spouse, the Secretary shall waive any transfer fee or vanity or personalized registrat...
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2019-12-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0611
ILHB0210PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Creates the Tamms Minimum Security Unit Task Force to study using the Tamms Minimum Security Unit as a vocational training facility for the Department of Corrections. Creates membership for the Task Force. Prov...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0449
ILHB0465PassReinserts the provisions of House Amendment No. 1, but with the following changes: Further amends the Illinois Insurance Code. In a provision concerning contracts between health insurers and pharmacy benefit managers, provides that such contracts mus...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0452
ILHB3101PassCreates the Lodging Establishment Human Trafficking Recognition Training Act. Requires hotels and motels to train employees in the recognition of human trafficking and protocols for reporting observed human trafficking to the appropriate authority. P...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0499
ILHB0002PassAmends the Medical Patient Rights Act. Provides that every woman has certain rights with regard to pregnancy and childbirth, including the right to receive care that is consistent with current scientific evidence about benefits and risks, the right t...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0445
ILHB2264PassAmends the County Cooperative Extension Law. In order to provide matching funds, which shall not exceed an amount equal to 50% of the funds needed as provided herein, and funds for the purpose of general support to counties for Cooperative Extension ...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0383
ILSB1183PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Police Memorial Committee may use funds derived from the issuance of Police Memorial Committee license plates for the purpose of giving grants (in addition to scholarships) to spouses (in addition t...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0376
ILHB0889PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Requires an individual or group policy of accident and health insurance or managed care plan to provide coverage for long-term antibiotic therapy for a person with a tick-borne disease. Makes conforming changes in ...
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2019-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0371
ILHB2618PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that, in lieu of receiving registration plates without payment of a fee under the Section authorizing issuance of plates for veterans with disabilities, any veteran who holds proof of a 50% or greater servic...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0262
ILHB2643PassAmends the Home Repair and Remodeling Act. Provides that a consumer age 65 and older has 15, rather than 3, business days within which to cancel a contract if the sale is made at the consumer's home. Effective immediately.
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0264
ILSB1894PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that children and stepchildren, in addition to the spouse and parents, of a police officer or firefighter who has died in the line of duty may be issued special license plates.
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0358
ILSB1952PassReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. With regard to endorsements on licenses, provides that, for a special education endorsement in the area of Early Childhood Special Education, an individual may satisfy the st...
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2019-08-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0220
ILHB0898IntroAmends the Illinois Police Training Act. Defines "retired law enforcement officer qualified under federal law" for purposes of the Act to permit the carrying of a concealed weapon. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012, the Unified Code of Corrections, an...
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2019-07-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2239PassAmends the Southern Illinois University Management Act. Provides that both student members (rather than only one student member) of the Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University shall be voting student members; makes conforming changes.
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2019-07-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0175
ILHB3668PassAmends the Illinois Egg and Egg Products Act. Provides that nest run eggs must be held and transported at or below 45 degrees Fahrenheit ambient temperature beginning 36 hours after the time of lay (rather than shall be held at 60 degrees Fahrenheit ...
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2019-07-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0158
ILHB3667PassAmends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975. Provides that the Department of Agriculture shall provide a racing program (rather than a 5-day racing program) at the State Fair each year. Effective immediately.
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2019-07-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0157
ILHB3462PassAmends the School Code. Provides that a school district may offer its students a course on hunting safety as part of its curriculum during the school day or as part of an after-school program. Provides that the State Board of Education may prepare an...
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2019-07-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0152
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
ILHB3216PassAmends the Illinois Identification Card Act and the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that for the purpose of issuing an identification card or driver's license with a veteran designation, acceptable forms of proof shall include, among other documents,...
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2019-07-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0106
ILHB3168PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that in felony cases, the presentence report shall include information concerning defendant's eligibility for a sentence to an impact incarceration program administered by the Department of Corrections...
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2019-07-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0105
ILHB1475PassReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill as amended by House Amendment No. 3 with the following changes. Provides that the definition of "school employee" may not be interpreted to require a school district, charter school, or nonpublic school...
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2019-07-12
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0050
ILHB1472PassAmends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. In the provision defining "eligible employment" for the purpose of allowing a teacher to return to teaching in subject shortage areas without impairing his or her retirement status or...
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2019-07-12
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0049
ILHB3069PassAmends the Community-Integrated Living Arrangements Licensure and Certification Act. Requires facilities licensed under the Act to notify the Department of Human Services when emergency calls are made from the facility. Grants the Department rulemaki...
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2019-07-12
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0075
ILHR0032IntroStates the belief that the Illinois Income Tax Act should not be amended to permit taxing retirement income.
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2019-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0038IntroDesignates IL-159 from Detour Road to IL-16 in Bunker Hill as the "Lance Cpl. Charles Heinemeier Memorial Highway".
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2019-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0031IntroStates the belief that the Illinois Constitution should not be amended to permit a graduated income tax.
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2019-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0157IntroUrges lawmakers to slow the process of legalizing recreational marijuana in Illinois, so that lawmakers, stakeholders, and experts alike have the chance to consider the societal impact of legalization and examine all the data from other states that h...
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2019-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0077IntroOpposes any state taxes based on the number of miles driven.
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2019-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0047IntroCreates the Illinois Coal Ash Task Force to bring legislators, coal company representatives, environmental experts, and the public to together to study the effects of coal ash on the Vermilion River and the rest of the State.
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2019-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2117EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Deletes language requiring registration of certain farm wagon type trailers having a fertilizer spreader attachment and farm wagon type tank trailers. Removes the registration fee and existing width and weight restri...
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2019-06-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2028PassAmends 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 after June ...
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2019-06-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0028
ILHB1482EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person also commits aggravated battery when, in committing a battery, other than by the discharge of a firearm, he or she knowingly causes great bodily harm or permanent disability or disfigurement to...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHJR0058PassDesignates U.S. Route 20 westbound, just west of Illinois Route 75 in Stephenson County, as the "Trooper Brooke Jones-Story Memorial Highway".
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2019-05-30
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe
ILHJR0059PassDesignates the section of road on Interstate 94 from mile marker 16.50 to mile marker 17 as the "Trooper Gerald W. Ellis Memorial Highway".
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2019-05-30
Adopted Both Houses
ILHB0350IntroAmends 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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2019-05-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0221PassDeclares September 7, 2019 as Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Appreciation Day in Illinois.
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2019-05-16
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
ILHB2151EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that, if a person is convicted of a third or subsequent offense of operation of an insured motor vehicle and the offense causes, as a proximate result of the person's operation of the motor vehicle, the deat...
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2019-05-10
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1842EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a prosecution for any offense under the Illinois Funeral or Burial Funds Act may be commenced within one year after the discovery of the offense by the victim of that offense.
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2019-05-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2783EngrossReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Provides that legal handguns and rifles include any bottleneck centerfire cartridge of .30 caliber or larger with a case length not exceeding 1.4 inches or any straight walled centerfire c...
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2019-05-10
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHR0190PassMourns the death of Captain Jake Ringering of Godfrey.
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2019-05-01
Resolution Adopted
ILHB3617IntroAuthorizes the Department of Natural Resources to convey a portion of real property in Franklin County to Rend Lake Conservancy District, subject to specified conditions.
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2019-04-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2417IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a person who violates a provision in the Code governing the operation of a vehicle approaching a stationary emergency vehicle commits a petty (rather than business) offense punishable by a fine of not m...
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2019-04-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3619IntroAmends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that the tax imposed on mid-range ethanol blends applies to (i) 80% of the proceeds of sales made on or after July 1, 201...
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2019-04-03
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0085PassDeclares April 2, 2019 as Pay Equity Day.
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2019-04-02
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0168PassStates support for veterans currently struggling with mental illness and thoughts of suicide and encourages the State of Illinois to create a memorial for veterans who have died of suicide to be included at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
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2019-04-02
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lance Yednock
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