Illinois Senator Melinda Bush [D]

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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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2019-04-24
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILSB1114EngrossAmends the Counties Code. Provides that if a county finds that an imminent hazard to the public health or safety exists arising from an unfit condition which requires immediate action to protect the public health or safety, it may bring an action, wi...
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2019-04-24
To House Judiciary - Civil Committee
ILHB0921EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that if an educational support personnel employee is removed or dismissed as a result of a decision of the school board to decrease the number of educational support personnel employed by the board or to discontinue s...
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2019-04-24
To Senate Education Committee
ILSB1510EngrossAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-04-24
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1115IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides for a water's edge apportionment election for certain members of a unitary business group. Provides that, with respect to foreign corporations that make a water's edge election, the deduction for dividends...
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2019-04-24
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0161EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-24
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1332EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-24
To House State Government Administration Committee
ILHB0246EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-24
To Senate Education Committee
ILHB0925EngrossAmends the Mobile Home Local Services Tax Act. Provides that the penalty for delinquent local services taxes shall not exceed the lesser of $100 or 50% of the original tax imposed (currently, $100). Effective immediately.
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2019-04-24
To Senate Revenue Committee
ILHB3652EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that, in assisting all students with a college or post-secondary education plan, a school counselor must include a discussion on all post-secondary education options, including 4-year colleges or universities, communi...
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2019-04-24
To Senate Education Committee
ILHB2601EngrossAmends the Real Property Conservation Rights Act. Provides that a conservation right may be amended or modified from time to time only by a written instrument executed by the grantor and grantee and recorded with the office of the recorder of deeds o...
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2019-04-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILHB0163EngrossAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Provides that the information required to be transmitted under the prescription monitoring program must be transmitted not later than the end of the business day on which a controlled substance is dispen...
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2019-04-24
To Senate Public Health Committee
ILHB0840EngrossAmends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that beginning April 1, 2020, and on a bi-annual basis thereafter, the Illinois Commerce Commission shall issue a report to the General Assembly concerning the decommissioning of nuclear power plants in this ...
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2019-04-24
To Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee
ILHB2040EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-24
To Senate Executive Committee
ILSB1877EngrossCreates the Sexual Harassment Victim Representation Act. Prohibits unions from designating the same union representative to represent both a victim of sexual harassment and the alleged perpetrator in any disciplinary proceeding.
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2019-04-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0556EngrossAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-04-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0557EngrossAmends the Uniform Act for the Extradition of Persons of Unsound Mind. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-04-19
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1726EngrossAmends the Alzheimer's Disease Research Act. Changes the short title of the Act to the Alzheimer's Disease Research, Care, and Support Fund Act. Creates the full-time position of Dementia Coordinator within the Department of Public Health, who is res...
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2019-04-19
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0037EngrossAmends the Downstate Firefighter Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Requires a unit of local government of 5,000 or more inhabitants that employs a firefighter who is a full-time firefighter in a different downstate firefighter pension fund to mak...
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2019-04-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSJR0002EngrossDeclares the last week of October in 2019 as Dyslexia Awareness Week in the State of Illinois.
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2019-04-16
Arrived in House
ILHB3550EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSJRCA0001IntroProposes to amend the Revenue Article of the Illinois Constitution. Removes a provision that provides that a tax on income shall be measured at a non-graduated rate. Provides that there may be one tax on the income of individuals and corporations (cu...
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2019-04-15
Sponsor Removed Sen. Julie A. Morrison
ILSB1694EngrossAmends the School Code. With regard to the prerequisites to receiving a high school diploma, provides that each pupil entering the 9th grade in the 2020-2021 school year or a subsequent school year must, in addition to other course requirements, succ...
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2019-04-15
Chief House Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
ILSB2132IntroCreates the Clean Energy Jobs Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2019-04-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0162EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-15
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0030IntroCreates the Workplace Transparency Act. Provides that employers shall not require an employee or prospective employee to sign a nondisclosure agreement that contains any provision that has the purpose or effect of: limiting the disclosure of sexual m...
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2019-04-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0021IntroAmends the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Minors and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Changes the name of the Act to the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Persons under 21 Years of Age and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Raises ...
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2019-04-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1594IntroRepeals the Parental Notice of Abortion Act of 1995. Makes corresponding changes in the Counties Code, the Medical Practice Act of 1987, and the Consent by Minors to Medical Procedures Act. Effective immediately.
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2019-04-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1296IntroAmends the Property Assessed Clean Energy Act. Makes changes adding residential property to the scope of the Act. Modifies the requirements of a report needed to establish a PACE area and requirements before entering into an assessment contract. For ...
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2019-04-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0083PassDeclares April 2, 2019 as Pay Equity Day.
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2019-04-12
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
ILSB1679IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that beginning in State fiscal year 2020, the specified income threshold shall be no less than 200% of the then-current federal poverty level for each family size. Effective July 1, 2019.
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2019-04-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0085PassUrges support for funding the physical infrastructure of early childhood education programs.
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2019-04-12
Resolution Adopted
ILSB1507EngrossCreates the Civil Remedies for Nonconsensual Dissemination of Private Sexual Images Act. Defines terms. Provides that a depicted individual who is identifiable and who suffers harm from a person's intentional dissemination or threatened dissemination...
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2019-04-12
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0764EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title of the Illinois Commercial Safety Towing Law.
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2019-04-12
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2016IntroProvides that, in addition to any other funding that may be provided to the Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program (ITEP) from federal, State, or other sources, the Department of Transportation shall set aside an amount equal to 2% of the total ...
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2019-04-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1474PassCreates the Collective Bargaining Freedom Act. Provides that employers and labor organizations covered by the National Labor Relations Act may execute and apply agreements requiring membership in a labor organization as a condition of employment to t...
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2019-04-12
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ILSB1786EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the amendatory Act may be referred to as the License to Work Act. Deletes language providing that all notices sent to a person involved in an administrative proceeding shall state that failure to satisf...
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2019-04-12
To House Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
ILSB0651IntroAmends 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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2019-04-12
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 2, 2019
ILSB1124IntroAmends the Tobacco Products Tax Act of 1995. Provides that, beginning on July 1, 2019, "tobacco products" also includes electronic cigarettes. Effective immediately.
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2019-04-12
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 2, 2019
ILHB3593EngrossAmends the Counties Code. Provides that a chairman of a county board who is chosen by the board may be removed, with or without cause, upon a motion adopted by an affirmative vote of four-fifths of the board. Provides that upon adoption of a motion t...
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2019-04-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0025EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-11
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0075EngrossCreates 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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2019-04-11
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0035IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that, for purposes of treatment in the early stages of a mental health condition, a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance or managed care plan shall provide coverage for the treatment...
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2019-04-11
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0029EngrossCreates the Illinois Energy Transition Zone Act. Provides for the certification by the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity of municipal ordinances designating an area as an Energy Transition Zone. Provides that green energy enterprises lo...
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2019-04-11
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0024EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-11
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1852EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-11
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1829EngrossCreates the Workplace Transparency Act. Provides that an employer shall not enter into a contract or agreement with an employee or applicant if that contract or agreement contains a nondisclosure or nondisparagement clause or forced arbitration claus...
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2019-04-11
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1828EngrossCreates 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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2019-04-11
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1588EngrossCreates the Sexual Harassment No Contact Order Act. Adds provisions relating to: purpose; definitions; persons protected; commencement of action and filing fees; pleading and nondisclosure of address; application of rules of civil procedure and victi...
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2019-04-11
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1854EngrossAmends 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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2019-04-11
To House Rules Committee
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