Illinois Senator Kimberly Lightford [D]

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ILSB1407EngrossCreates the Illinois Hazardous Materials Workforce Training Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2019-10-07
To House Rules Committee
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
ILSB0110EngrossAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that, for the 2015 taxable year and thereafter, the exemption for veterans with disabilities also carries over to the surviving spouse of a veteran who was killed in the line of duty in the current taxable year ...
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2019-10-04
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0453EngrossAmends the Credit Card Marketing Act of 2009. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-10-04
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0449EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a financial oversight panel's powers.
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2019-09-30
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1784EngrossAmends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Modifies the disclosure of economic interests Article to provide for separate provisions concerning statements of economic interests to be filed with the Secretary of State and the county clerk respectivel...
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2019-09-19
To House Rules Committee
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
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
ILSB2080IntroAmends the Electric Service Customer Choice and Rate Relief Law of 1997 of the Public Utilities Act. In provisions concerning infrastructure investment and modernization: Provides that beginning in 2022, a participating utility other than a combinati...
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2019-08-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
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
ILHB2800PassAmends the General Not For Profit Corporation Act of 1986. Provides that a domestic or foreign corporation shall, in its annual report, supply the rural route number, if applicable, for the address of its principal office. Provides that the Secretary...
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0578
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
ILHB3550PassAmends the School Code. With regard to a sex education course, provides that course material and instruction in grades 6 through 12 must include an age-appropriate discussion on the meaning of consent that includes discussion on recognizing that (i) ...
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0579
ILHB2165PassAmends the School Code. With regard to required high school courses as a prerequisite to receiving a high school diploma, removes a provision specifying that the 3 years of mathematics must include one year of Algebra I and one year that includes geo...
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0464
ILHB1561PassAmends the School Safety Drill Act. Requires all school boards of school districts to develop threat assessment protocols and to create threat assessment teams. Provides that the threat assessment team shall include specified personnel and other memb...
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0455
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
ILSB1525PassAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Requires the Department of Children and Family Services, subject to appropriations, to provide eligible youth an apprenticeship stipend to cover those costs associated with entering an apprenticeship, incl...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0558
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
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
ILHB3511PassCreates the Maternal Mental Health Conditions Education, Early Diagnosis, and Treatment Act. Provides that a general acute care hospital or special hospital that has a perinatal unit, in collaboration with medical staff, shall by January 1, 2021 deve...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0512
ILHB2627PassAmends the School Code. Provides that a student may not be questioned or detained at a school site at which students are detained in connection with criminal charges or allegations, taken into custody, or engaged with law enforcement personnel withou...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0478
ILHB2176PassAmends the Illinois Notary Public Act. Modifies the required disavowal of legal representation notice. Provides that the failure of a notary public to follow specified notice requirements shall result in a fine of $1,500 (currently, $1,000) for each ...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0465
ILSB1290PassCreates the Immigrant Tenant Protection Act. Defines terms. Provides that, with exceptions, a landlord shall not: (1) threaten to disclose or actually disclose information regarding or relating to the immigration or citizenship status of a tenant to ...
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2019-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0439
ILSB2090PassAmends the Election Code. Provides that each election authority shall collaborate with the county jail within the jurisdiction of the election authority to facilitate voting by mail for voters eligible to vote in the county who are confined or detain...
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2019-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0442
ILHB0094PassAmends the Cannabis Control Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0440
ILHB2541PassCreates the Re-Entering Citizens Civics Education Act. Provides that the Department of Corrections and the Department of Juvenile Justice shall provide a nonpartisan peer-led civics program throughout the correctional institutions of the State to tea...
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2019-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0441
ILSB1941PassAmends 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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2019-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0438
ILSB1868PassAmends the Limitations Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that if there is evidence that childhood sexual abuse was committed by a person who holds a position of trust, authority, or supervision over the minor victim, and that person fr...
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2019-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0435
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
ILSB1636PassAmends the Contractor Prompt Payment Act. Provides that a retainage of 10% of the payment may be withheld from a payment under a construction contract prior to the completion of 50% of the contract. Provides that after 50% of the contract is complete...
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2019-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0432
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
ILSB1735PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that for purposes of determining eligibility and the amount of assistance under the Code, the Department of Human Services and local governmental units shall exclude from consideration, for a period of no...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0415
ILSB1746PassAmends the School Code. With regard to issuing bonds not to exceed a certain amount for the purpose of creating, recreating, or increasing a working cash fund, adds to that amount 85% of the most recent amount of all State funding received by the sch...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0416
ILSB1627PassAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Eliminates the amendatory changes made by Public Act 100-574 to the Code. Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that a movant may present a meritorious claim under this section if the allegations ...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0411
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
ILSB1798PassAmends the School Code. Requires each school district to create, maintain, and implement an age-appropriate policy on sexual harassment that must be included in the district's student code of conduct handbook. Provides that a school district's or cha...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0418
ILSB1907PassAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. With regard to in-state tuition charges, provides that, beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year, per the federal requirements for maintaining...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0424
ILSB1658PassAmends the School Code to create the Office of School Safety within the State Board of Education. Provides for the Office's duties. Requires the Office to create a grant program for expenditures related to improving school safety. Provides that grant...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0413
ILHB2670PassCreates the Illinois New Business Owner Act. Provides that no application for a license for any State or local department, agency, board, or commission shall be denied or acted on adversely by reason of the applicant having been previously convicted ...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0388
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
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
ILSB1624PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0343
ILSB0024PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that no rail carrier shall operate a train or light engine used in connection with the movement of freight unless it has an operating crew consisting of at least 2 individuals. Provides that the minimum frei...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0294
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
ILSB1319PassAmends the Illinois Act on the Aging. Defines "greatest social need" for the purpose of a specified rule. Makes a conforming change. Amends the Assisted Living and Shared Housing Act. Prohibits unlawful discrimination by an owner, licensee, administr...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0325
ILSB1731PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0350
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
ILSB2024PassCreates the Apprenticeship Study Act. Creates the Apprenticeship Study. Requires the Department of Labor to conduct a study on the potential expansion of apprenticeship programs in this State and produce a report on its findings. Provides for the con...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0364
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