Illinois Senator Linda Holmes [D]

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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
ILSB0667IntroAmends the Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-09-13
To Senate Assignments Committee
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
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
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
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
ILHB2154PassAmends 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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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0461
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
ILSB0100PassAmends 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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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0523
ILSB1226PassAmends 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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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0543
ILSB0161PassAmends the Attorney General Act. Creates the Worker Protection Unit within the Office of the Illinois Attorney General to intervene in, initiate, enforce, and defend all criminal or civil legal proceedings on matters and violations relating to specif...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0527
ILHB3299PassAmends 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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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0506
ILHB3396PassAmends 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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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0508
ILHB0465PassAmends the Electronic Fund Transfer Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning powers and duties under the Act.
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0452
ILHB3677PassCreates 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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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0520
ILHB2649PassAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Creates a bill of rights for children of incarcerated parents. Provides that the Department of Corrections, the county sheriff, or county correctional department shall develop and implement policies and ...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0480
ILHB2444PassAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that at the initial bail hearing or any subsequent hearing, the defendant shall be released on recognizance if the judge finds that the defendant's pre-trial detention will harm any infant or ch...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0471
ILHB2502PassAmends 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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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0474
ILHB0833PassAmends 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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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0453
ILHB2078PassAmends 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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2019-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0443
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
ILHB0252PassAmends 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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2019-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0430
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
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
ILSB0069PassAmends 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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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0394
ILSB1665PassAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act concerning the Prescription Monitoring Program. Excludes licensed veterinarians from the reporting requirements under the Program. Provides that a licensed veterinarian shall report information required u...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0414
ILHB0889PassAmends 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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2019-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0371
ILSB0061PassAmends the Animal Welfare Act. Provides that an animal shelter, animal control facility, or rescue group or transfer group shall not adopt out any dog or adopt out or return or release any cat unless it has been sterilized and microchipped. Increases...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0295
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
ILSB0241PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0303
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
ILSB0131PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0299
ILHB0814PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0233
ILHB2086PassAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that the month of April of each year is designated as Healthy Pet Month to be observed throughout the State as a month in which all Illinois pet owners are encouraged to take time to review their pet...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0244
ILHB2643PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0264
ILHB1659PassAmends the River Conservancy Districts Act. Provides for competitive bidding for all contracts for work, other than professional services, to be done by a conservancy district when the expense of the contract will exceed $10,000 (rather than $2,500)....
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0241
ILHB3483PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0284
ILHB2505PassAmends the Local Food, Farms, and Jobs Act. Modifies the term "local farm or food products" for purposes of the Act.
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0258
ILHB2118PassAmends the Survivor Support and Trafficking Prevention Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Repeals a provision making the Article inoperative on and after June 30, 2019. Effective immediately.
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0246
ILHB0246PassAmends the School Code. With regard to the textbook block grant program, provides that the textbooks authorized to be purchased must include the roles and contributions of all people protected under the Illinois Human Rights Act and must be non-discr...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0227
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
ILSB2023PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0363
ILSB1952PassAmends 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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2019-08-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0220
ILHB2665PassAmends 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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2019-08-07
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0214
ILHB3390PassAmends 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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2019-08-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0210
ILHB2832PassAmends 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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2019-08-05
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0208
ILSB1591PassAmends 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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2019-08-02
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0207
ILHB0834PassAmends 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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2019-08-01
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
ILHB2473PassAmends the Fire Protection District Act. Provides that a board of trustees may enter into contracts for supplies, materials, or work involving an expenditure in excess of $20,000 through participation in a joint governmental or nongovernmental purcha...
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2019-07-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0139
ILHB2135PassAmends 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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2019-07-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0130
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