Illinois Senator Kimberly Lightford [D]

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ILSB3449IntroCreates the Community Emergency Services and Support Act. Provides that every unit of local government that provides emergency medical services for individuals with physical health needs must also provide appropriate emergency response services to in...
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2020-09-16
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
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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2020-09-12
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2364IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning an early childhood education block grant.
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2020-09-09
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
ILSB0471PassAmends the Public Employee Disability Act. Provides that upon the occurrence of circumstances which would hinder the physical recovery from an injury of an eligible employee within the one-year period as required under the Act, the eligible employee ...
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2020-08-07
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0651
ILSB3499IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that for facilities licensed by the Department of Public Health as ID/DD facilities or MC/DD facilities, the rates and reimbursements taking effect within 30 days after t...
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2020-07-15
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
ILSB1864PassCreates the Health Care Affordability Act. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, in consultation with the Department of Insurance, to oversee a feasibility study to explore options to make health insurance more affordable for Ill...
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2020-07-07
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0649
ILSB0516PassAmends the Illinois Gambling Act. Requires an applicant for a casino license in the City of Chicago to make a public presentation of its proposal and to publish a summary of the proposal on the City of Chicago's or Cook County's website. Provides tha...
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2020-06-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0648
ILSB1937PassReinserts the provisions of the bill as amended by House Amendment No. 1 with the following changes. In a Section concerning the debt limitations of school districts, adds language providing that, in addition to all other authority to issue bonds, Gr...
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2020-06-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0646
ILHB2170EngrossReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following change. Provides that the minimum qualifying score for eligibility to receive the State Seal of Biliteracy must be established by the State Board of Education by rule (rather than mus...
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2020-06-24
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0823EngrossCreates the Sickle Cell Prevention, Care, and Treatment Program Act. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to establish a grant program for the purpose of providing for the prevention, care, and treatment of sickle cell disease an...
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2020-06-24
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2685EngrossReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Creates the Student Investment Account Act (currently, the Student Loan Investment Act). Adds a provision concerning the use of earnings from the Student Investment Account. Modifies provi...
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2020-06-24
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2140EngrossAmends the Kyoto Protocol Act of 1998. Makes a technical change in a Section on State rules.
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1379EngrossReinserts the provisions of Senate Amendment 1 with changes. Removes conforming changes concerning income and expense data, but retains the new Article concerning income-producing property. Provides that the term "income and expense data" include spe...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1188EngrossAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that a defendant charged with one or more misdemeanors and for whom a court has determined under the Code that a bona fide doubt of the defendant's fitness has been raised may be admitted into a...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1407EngrossCreates the Illinois Hazardous Materials Workforce Training Act. Provides that the Department of Labor shall develop by rule a curriculum of approved advanced safety training for workers at high hazard facilities. Provides that an owner or operator, ...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1569PassAmends the School Code. Provides that the duration of a Financial Oversight Panel may be continued for more than 10 years after the date of its creation if the State Board of Education extends the Panel's duration. Provides remote and blended remote ...
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2020-06-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0643
ILSB1863PassAmends the Election Code. Creates the Conduct of the 2020 General Election Article in the Code. For the 2020 general election, provides for changes to vote by mail, first time registrants and changes of address for registrants, the public disseminati...
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2020-06-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0642
ILHB2174PassExtends the repeal of the following by one year: the Crematory Regulation Act; the Cemetery Oversight Act; the Illinois Health Information Exchange and Technology Act; the Radiation Protection Act of 1990; the Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, and...
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2020-06-12
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0639
ILHB0357PassCreates the FY2021 Budget Implementation Act. Provides that the purpose of the Act is to make the changes in State programs that are necessary to implement the Governor's FY2021 budget recommendations. Effective immediately.
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2020-06-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0636
ILSB0264PassMakes various appropriations and reappropriations for specified purposes. Amends Public Act 101-7 by changing and adding various appropriations. Some provisions are effective immediately; some provisions are effective July 1, 2020.
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2020-06-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0637
ILHB2455PassAmends the Illinois Works Jobs Program Act to require appointments to the Illinois Works Review Panel to be made within 30 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 101st General Assembly. Requires the Panel to hold its first meetin...
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2020-06-08
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Pat McGuire
ILHB2096PassAmends the Township Code. Provides that, if the Governor declares a disaster under the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act and the disaster declaration is effective during the dates designated for a township's annual meeting, a township board ma...
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2020-06-05
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0632
ILHB0123EngrossAmends the Tobacco Products Tax Act of 1995. Provides that specified components of an "electronic cigarette" do not include any solution or substance that contains cannabis subject to tax under the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Program Act or...
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2020-05-27
Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
ILSB2683EngrossAmends the Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act of the Illinois Municipal Code. Creates a tax increment allocation financing extension to the 47th year (currently, the 35th year) after the adoption of the ordinance of December 20, 1986 by the C...
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2020-05-24
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1510EngrossAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Removes language that requires light intermediate care to be staffed at the same staffing ratio as intermediate care. Provides that for purposes of minimum staffing ratios, all residents shall be classified as requir...
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2020-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2924EngrossAmends the Tobacco Products Tax Act of 1995. Provides that specified components of an "electronic cigarette" do not include any solution or substance that contains cannabis subject to tax under the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Program Act or...
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2020-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 5, 6
ILHB0190EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, each school district must provide a parent or guardian of an at-risk student information about appropriate and available community-based or in-school academic support se...
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2020-05-22
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
ILSB1829EngrossCreates the Workplace Transparency Act. Provides provisions for: prohibitions; voidable agreements; unconscionable terms; settlement or separation agreements; enforcement; application; limitations; and severability. Makes conforming changes in the Un...
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2020-05-22
To House Rules Committee
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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2020-05-22
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
ILSB2035EngrossReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Modifies the percentages of the total dollar amount of State contracts required to be established as an aspirational goal to be awarded to businesses owned by minorities, women, and person...
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2020-05-21
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1703IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning construction of the Code.
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB1987IntroAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning State policy.
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2013IntroAmends the Capital Development Board Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title of the Act.
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2562IntroAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that "race", as used in the Employment and Elementary, Secondary, and Higher Education Articles, includes traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protect...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3265IntroAmends the Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act of the Illinois Municipal Code. Creates a tax increment allocation financing extension for ordinances adopted on March 27, 1997 by the Village of Maywood approving the Roosevelt Road TIF District ...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2495IntroAmends the Mental Health Early Action on Campus Act. Provides that if a public higher education institution issues student identification cards to its students, the institution must provide contact information for certain suicide prevention and menta...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2324IntroAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to implement and administer a program, beginning with the 2021-2022 academic year, to award College Promise grants to Illinois residents seeking a...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2478IntroAmends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that through June 30, 2022 (instead of June 30, 2020), an annuitant may accept employment as a teacher without impairing his or her retirement status if that employment is no...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2294IntroAmends the Employee Sick Leave Act. Removes language exempting from coverage under the Act an employee of an employer subject to the provisions of Title II of the federal Railway Labor Act.
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2304IntroAmends the Railroad Supplier Diversity Act. Adds the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (doing business as Amtrak) to the list of entities that may report to the Illinois Commerce Commission under the Act. Effective immediately.
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3782IntroAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Provides that on and after the effective date of the amendatory Act, 15% of the total annual funds appropriated for grants made under the monetary award program shall be set aside by the Illinois St...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3637IntroAmends the Student Investment Account Act. Provides that the State Treasurer shall develop and implement a student loan refinancing program. Provides that the State Treasurer shall establish specific criteria and guidelines for the program, including...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3315IntroAmends the Counties Code. Changes definitions of "population" to be the total number of inhabitants according to the last preceding federal decennial census (rather than number of inhabitants or number of persons). Amends the Illinois Municipal Code....
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3817IntroAmends the School Code. Requires the State Board of Education to develop and implement a School Unused Food Program that allows public schools in this State to provide food that is unused by the school to needy children who are students of that schoo...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3182IntroAmends the Illinois Grant Funds Recovery Act. Provides that "grantor agency" includes the Illinois Equal Justice Foundation when it makes grants under the Access to Justice Act or the Illinois Equal Justice Act. Amends the Access to Justice Act. Prov...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2762IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning instruction.
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2309IntroCreates the Unidentified Patient Act. Provides that the Act may be referred to as the Elisha Brittman Law. Provides that upon the arrival of an unidentified patient into a hospital's emergency department the hospital shall take specified efforts towa...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2287IntroAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities. Sets forth requirements concerning mandatory student fees, including the establishment of a system of internal controls over mandatory student fees, an assessment of each mandator...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2499IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the medical assistance program shall provide coverage for routine care costs that are incurred in the course of an approved clinical trial if the medical assistance ...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2328IntroAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall create and maintain an online database and resource page on its website. Provides that the database and resource page sha...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
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