Illinois Senator Kimberly Lightford [D]

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ILHB2266EnrollAmends the State Comptroller Act. Modifies requirements concerning State agency quarterly fiscal reports. Requires the Comptroller to make an annual report available on the Comptroller's website (rather than to the Governor and General Assembly). Mod...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2247EnrollAmends the Developmental Disability and Mental Disability Services Act. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall establish family centers throughout the State to provide counseling and mental health services to families who are indigent b...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0025PassAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Provides that as soon as possible but not later than 24 hours, excluding Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, after emergency admission of a respondent to a mental health facility on an inpati...
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2019-06-13
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
ILHB0092EnrollAmends the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Minors and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-06-12
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0075EnrollCreates 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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2019-06-10
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1595EnrollAmends 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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2019-06-06
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0834EnrollAmends 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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2019-06-06
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2691EnrollCreates 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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2019-06-06
Sent to the Governor
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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2019-06-04
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
ILSB0534EnrollAmends the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-06-03
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
ILHB2627EnrollAmends 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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2019-06-01
Passed Both Houses
ILSJR0040PassDeclares May 6-10, 2019 as "Teacher Appreciation Week" in the State of Illinois.
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2019-06-01
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
ILSJR0046EngrossRESOLVED, BY THE SENATE OF THE ONE HUNDRED FIRST GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CONCURRING HEREIN, that when the Senate adjourns on Saturday, June 01, 2019, it stands adjourned until Monday, October 28, 2019, ...
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2019-06-01
Resolution Adopted
ILSB0010EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that in fixing the salaries of teachers, a school board shall pay those who serve on a full-time basis a rate not less than (i) $32,076 for the 2020-2021 school year, (ii) $34,576 for the 2021-2022 school year, (iii) ...
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2019-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2019
ILSB0054EngrossAmends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Creates a third-party facilitator license. Establishes licensing fees, recordkeeping requirements, reporting requirements, and other requirements for a third-party facilitator licensee. Provides that a retailer ...
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2019-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2019
ILSB0244EngrossAmends the Grow Your Own Teacher Education Act. Makes changes to the definitions of "cohort", "eligible school", and "hard-to-staff school", and defines "dual credit course". Provides that Grown Your Own Illinois (rather than the Board of Higher Educ...
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2019-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2019
ILSB1213EnrollAmends 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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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1807IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to require managed care organizations (MCOs) to ensure: (1) that any provider under contract with an MCO on the date of s...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1524EnrollCreates 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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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
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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2019-05-31
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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2019-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2019
ILSB0651EnrollAmends 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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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1641EnrollAmends 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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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1743EnrollAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Requires the Department of Children and Family Services, in coordination with specified entities, to develop and process a standardized survey to gather feedback from children who are aging out of foster c...
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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2140EngrossRepeals the Kyoto Protocol Act of 1998. Effective immediately.
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2019-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2019
ILSB1864IntroAmends the Smoke Free Illinois Act. Includes the use of alternative nicotine products and electronic cigarettes in the definition of "smoke" or "smoking". Defines "electronic cigarette", "nicotine", and "tobacco product". Amends the Prevention of Tob...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0449EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a financial oversight panel's powers.
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2019-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2019
ILSB1744EnrollAmends 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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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1525EnrollAmends 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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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2122EngrossAmends the Public Community College Act. Provides for legislative findings. Provides that, subject to appropriation, the Illinois Community College Board shall establish a community college apprenticeship grant program to expand opportunities for cre...
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2019-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2019
ILSB0471EngrossAmends the Labor Dispute Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2019
ILSB0453EngrossAmends the Credit Card Marketing Act of 2009. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2019
ILSB1407EngrossCreates the Illinois Hazardous Materials Workforce Training Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2019-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2019
ILHB2685EngrossCreates 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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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1778EnrollAmends 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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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0007IntroCreates the Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2924EngrossAmends the Capital Development Board Act. Provides that the Capital Development Board shall require all museums, zoos, and aquariums located in a park district with a population of over 500,000 and all institutions that receive funding from the Horse...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2174EngrossAmends the Managed Care Reform and Patient Rights Act. Provides that every health insurance carrier that provides coverage for prescription drugs shall ensure that no fewer than 25% of certain individual and group plans offered shall apply a pre-dedu...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0190EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, a school board shall require its schools to connect at-risk students in need of academic support to either community-based or in-school academic support; defines "at-ris...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0386PassExpresses support for the State of Illinois becoming a racially, ethnically, and inclusive entity that will employ a racial, ethnic, and inclusion (REI) lens in all policies, programs, employment practices, staff and leadership professional developme...
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2019-05-31
Resolution Adopted
ILSJR0041PassDirects the Illinois Community College Board and the Illinois Board of Higher Education to establish a joint advisory council to study how Illinois can maximize the number of students completing credit-bearing certificate programs and two-year or fou...
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2019-05-31
Adopted Both Houses
ILSB0665IntroAmends the ID/DD Community Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1510EngrossAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-05-30
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0094EnrollAmends the Cannabis Control Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1244EnrollAmends 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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2019-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0162EnrollAmends 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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2019-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2818EnrollAmends the Address Confidentiality for Victims of Domestic Violence Act. Provides that a person who is a victim of, among other things, sexual assault or stalking may apply for the address confidentiality program under the Act.
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2019-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0002EnrollAmends 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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2019-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2708EnrollAmends the Missing Persons Identification Act. Provides that, in the event that a missing person remains missing for 30 days after being identified in a missing person report, law enforcement may coordinate with partner laboratories of the National M...
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2019-05-30
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
ILHB3511EnrollCreates 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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2019-05-30
Passed Both Houses
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