Illinois Senator Linda Holmes [D]

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ILHB0831EnrollAmends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Provides that within 10 days after completing an investigation of alleged physical abuse, sexual abuse, or neglect, if the report is unfounded or indicated, the Child Protective Service Unit shall ...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2142EnrollAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Provides that until the consent of the adult's guardian has been obtained, counseling or psychotherapy provided to an adult under guardianship shall be limited to not more than 12 (rather ...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0269EnrollAmends the Workers' Compensation Act. Permits a single commissioner to approve of enforcement actions under provisions of the Act concerning insuring an employer's ability to pay compensation, replacing the current requirement of a panel of 3 commiss...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3390EnrollAmends the Animal Welfare Act. Provides that a kennel operator shall install in the kennel a fire alarm monitoring system that triggers notification to local emergency responders when activated. Provides that the Department of Agriculture shall deny ...
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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
ILHB2665EnrollAmends the Consent by Minors to Health Care Services Act. Provides that a minor of 12 years or older who may have come into contact with any sexually transmitted disease or may be determined to be an intoxicated person or a person with a substance us...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3105EnrollAmends the Wrongful Tree Cutting Act. Changes the definition of "stumpage". Defines "protected land" and "qualified professional forester or ecological restoration professional". Provides that any party found to have intentionally cut or knowingly ca...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0271EnrollAmends the Fire Protection District Act. Provides that all proposals to award contracts involving amounts in excess of $20,000 shall be published at least 10 days in advance of the date announced for the receiving of bids, in a secular English langua...
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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
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
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
ILHB0833EnrollAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that a person who has been granted a senior citizens homestead exemption need not reapply for the exemption. Effective immediately.
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2019-06-07
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
ILSB1591EnrollAmends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Creates an exemption for qualified tangible personal property used in the construction or operation of a data center that has been...
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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
ILHB1438EnrollAmends the Pawnbroker Regulation Act. Removes language providing that when a person is found to be the owner of stolen property that has been pawned, the property shall be returned to the owner without payment of money advanced to the pawnbroker or a...
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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
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
ILHB2078EnrollAmends 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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2019-06-01
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
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
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
ILSB0100EnrollAmends the Election Code. Requires that the trustees for the Fox Metro Water Reclamation District be elected at consolidated elections. Provides that where a nomination for election is to be made for a trustee of the Fox Metro Water Reclamation Distr...
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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
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
ILSB1226EnrollAmends the State Finance Act and the Charter Schools Law of the School Code. Provides that on July 1, 2020, the State Charter School Commission is abolished and the terms of all members end. Provides that all of the powers, duties, assets, liabilitie...
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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1719EngrossCreates the Keep Internet Devices Safe Act. Includes a statement of legislative intent and defines terms. Provides that no private entity may turn on or enable, cause to be turned on or enabled, or otherwise use a digital device's microphone to liste...
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2019-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2019
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
ILSB0069EnrollAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that the court shall not order the sealing of the records of arrests or charges not initiated by arrest that result in a conviction for financial exploitation of an elderly person or a person with a di...
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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
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
ILSB0222EngrossAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that it is an unlawful practice to offer to consumers at retail a rebate made on a rebate card that charges dormancy fees or other post-issuance fees. Defines "rebate card".
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2019-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2019
ILHB0252EnrollAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that "employer" includes any person employing one (instead of 15) or more employees within Illinois during 20 or more calendar weeks within the calendar year of or preceding the alleged violation. Provid...
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2019-05-31
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
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
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
ILSB0516EngrossAmends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975. 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
ILHB2832EnrollAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that the month of April of each year is designated as Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month to be observed throughout the State as a month to recognize the many ways that Sikh Americans have influenc...
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2019-05-31
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
ILSB0007IntroCreates the Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
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
ILSB0659EngrossAmends the Foreign Bank Representative Office 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
ILHB2838EngrossAmends the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act. Provides that, for contracts entered into on or after July 1, 2019, a direct contractor making or taking a contract in the State for the erection, construction, alteration, or repair of a building,...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
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
ILSB0241EnrollAmends the Illinois Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. Provides that it is unlawful for a manufacturer to import for profit, sell, or offer for sale in this State any cosmetic, if the cosmetic was developed or manufactured using an animal test that was co...
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2019-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0131EnrollAmends the Animal Control Act. Provides that every owner of a cat that is a companion animal and is 4 months or more of age shall have each cat inoculated against rabies by a licensed veterinarian. Provides that every cat that is a companion animal s...
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2019-05-30
Passed Both Houses
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
ILHB3299EnrollAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Provides that a person admitted to a developmental disability facility and receiving habilitation shall have access to sex education, related resources, and treatment planning that support...
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2019-05-30
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
ILHB2643EnrollAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that a person age 65 and older may cancel certain contracts within 15, rather than 3, days after the day the contract was signed. Effective January 1, 2020.
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2019-05-30
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
ILHB3396EnrollAmends the Stalking No Contact Order Act. Provides that if an emergency stalking no contact order is granted on a court holiday or evening, the court shall immediately file a certified copy of the order with the sheriff or other law enforcement offic...
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2019-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3677EnrollCreates the Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act. Defines terms. Provides for: applicability; relation to other law; service; notice by posting; commissioners; determination of value; cotenant buyout; partition alternatives; considerations for par...
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2019-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2502EnrollAmends the Downstate Firefighter and Chicago Firefighter Articles of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that until 6 months after the effective date of the amendatory Act, creditable service may be transferred from municipal firefighters' pension fu...
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2019-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1952EnrollAmends 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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2019-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0465EnrollAmends the Electronic Fund Transfer Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning powers and duties under the Act.
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2019-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2154EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that, for recipients of public aid who are required to comply with the terms of a service plan developed by the Department of Children and Family Services, participation in substance abuse treatment, drug...
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2019-05-29
Passed Both Houses
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