Illinois Senator Laura Fine [D]

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ILSB2090EnrollAmends 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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2019-06-26
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1828EnrollCreates the Needle and Hypodermic Syringe Access Program Act. Provides that persons or entities that promote scientifically proven ways of mitigating health risks associated with drug use and other high-risk behaviors may establish and operate a need...
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2019-06-25
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0246EnrollAmends the Park District Code. Excludes contracts for fuel (such as diesel, gasoline, oil, aviation, or propane), lubricants, or other petroleum products from contracts that must be awarded by competitive bidding. Effective immediately.
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2019-06-24
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1290EnrollCreates 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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2019-06-24
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1429EnrollAmends the Evidence Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that evidence of a person's immigration status is not admissible in any civil proceeding unless: it is essential to prove an element of a claim or an affirmative defense; or a perso...
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2019-06-24
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1526EnrollAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that, except in personal injury actions, every count in every complaint and counterclaim must request specific remedies the party believes it should receive from the court. Provides that in a personal inju...
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2087EnrollCreates the Customized Employment for Individuals with Disabilities Act. Requires the Department of Human Services' Division of Rehabilitation Services to establish a 5-year Customized Employment Pilot Program that serves a minimum of 25 individuals ...
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
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
ILSB1808EnrollAmends 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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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2265EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that every public elementary school shall include in its 6th, 7th, or 8th grade curriculum, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, at least one semester of civics education; specifies course content requirements an...
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
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
ILHB2152EnrollCreates the Mental Health Early Action on Campus Act. Provides for intent, legislative findings, purposes of the Act, and definitions. Provides that to raise mental health awareness on college campuses, each public college or university in this State...
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1392EnrollAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Requires that the Agency define "microplastics" and examine the role of microplastics in public drinking water. Requires the Agency to publicly disclose the results of its testing and reporting. Provides that ...
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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1425EnrollAmends 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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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0889EnrollAmends 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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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3331EnrollAmends the Homelessness Prevention Act. Changes certain types of assistance grantees shall offer households to prevent homelessness as follows: (1) payment of a rent or mortgage arrearage (rather than payment of a rent or mortgage arrearage in an amo...
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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3097EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Human Services to develop in collaboration with an academic institution a program designed to provide prescribing physicians under the medical assistance program with an evidence-based, ...
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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3483EnrollAmends 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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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3482EnrollAmends the Lake Michigan Wind Energy Act. Provides that the Offshore Wind Energy Economic Development Policy Task Force shall report its findings to the Governor and General Assembly within 12 months of convening. Provides that the Department of Natu...
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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1475EnrollCreates the Seizure Smart School Act. Provides for legislative findings and defines terms. Requires the parent or guardian of a student with epilepsy who seeks assistance with epilepsy-related care in a school setting to submit a seizure action plan ...
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2019-06-20
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
ILSB0024EnrollAmends 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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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1291EnrollAmends the Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center Act. Adds a provision allowing an applicant facility to receive a license if the physician, podiatric physician, or dentist that performs surgery at an applicant facility does not have surgery privilege...
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0109EnrollAmends the Authorized Electronic Monitoring in Long-Term Care Facilities Act. Includes in the definition of "facility" a facility that provides housing to individuals with dementia. Effective immediately.
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1319EnrollAmends 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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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0211EnrollAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that construction agencies (currently, State purchasing officers) may enter into energy conservation program contracts or energy savings contracts or leases that provide for utility cost savings. Provide...
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0253EnrollAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Provides that the term "student" within the definition of "educational employee" or "employee" as used in the Act excludes (rather than includes) graduate students who are research assistants prima...
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2578EnrollAmends the Property Tax Code. Removes a sunset provision concerning increases in a property's overall valuation that are directly attributable to the investment, improvement, replacement, or expansion of railroad operating property through State or f...
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2209EnrollAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that each tax bill shall contain a list of each tax increment financing (TIF) district in which the property is located and the dollar amount of tax due that is allocable to the TIF district. Effective immediate...
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2287EnrollAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that an action may be commenced within 10 years of the last act committed in furtherance of the crime for an action arising out of: theft of property exceeding $100,000 in value; identity theft; aggravated...
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2135EnrollAmends 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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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2296EnrollAmends the Environmental Protection Act to prohibit lead-acid battery retailers from disposing of lead-acid batteries by delivery to a collection or recycling facility, unless that collection or recycling facility accepts lead-acid batteries. Prohibi...
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2847EnrollAmends the Organ Donor Leave Act. Provides that an employer shall not retaliate against an employee for requesting or obtaining a leave of absence to donate blood, an organ, or bone marrow. Amends the Illinois Insurance Act. Provides prohibitions on ...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3343EnrollAmends 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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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2983EnrollCreates the Youth Homelessness Prevention Subcommittee Act. Requires the Governor's Cabinet on Children and Youth to create the Youth Homelessness Prevention Subcommittee to drive the State's strategic vision for preventing homelessness among youth l...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2259EnrollAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to develop, no later than January 1, 2020, a standardized format for all Medicaid managed care organization preferred dru...
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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
ILSB2023EnrollAmends the Illinois Banking Act and the Illinois Credit Union Act. Provides that the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation shall not: issue an order against a financial institution for unsafe or unsound banking practices solely because t...
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2019-06-12
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1116EnrollAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that a minor is subject to the Act if the court has made a finding of probable cause to believe that the minor is abused, neglected, or dependent under the Act prior to the minor's 18th birthday (rather...
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2019-06-10
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
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
ILSB0039EnrollAmends the Property Tax Code. Creates a homestead exemption in the amount of a reduction of $5,000 from the equalized assessed value of property of police officers and firefighters with duty-related disabilities. Effective immediately.
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2019-06-05
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0837EngrossCreates the Illinois Legislative Youth Advisory Council Act. Provides that the purpose of the Council is to facilitate communication between the youth of the State of Illinois and the elected branches of State government regarding the issues, interes...
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2019-06-02
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
ILHB2497EngrossAmends the Criminal and Traffic Assessment Act. Provides that in each county in which Court Appointed Special Advocates provide services, a Court Appointed Special Advocates Fund is specifically for the operations of the Court Appointed Special Advoc...
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2019-06-01
To House Rules Committee
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
ILSB0193EnrollAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that all proceedings under the Act in respect to any minor automatically terminate upon his or her attaining the age of 21 years (rather than 19 years). Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.
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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0191EnrollAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Provides that a child shall continue to be eligible for an Individual Care Grant if the child is placed in the guardianship of the Department of Children and Family Services ...
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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0083EngrossAmends the Open Meetings Act. Provides that an elected or appointed member of a public body of a municipality may satisfy the training requirements under the Open Meetings Act by participating in a course of training sponsored or conducted by an orga...
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2019-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2019
ILSB1136EnrollAmends the Department of Central Management Services Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that each State agency shall designate one or more persons with hiring responsibilities to annually attend a presentation provided by the ...
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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
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