Illinois Senator Patricia Vanpelt-Watkins [D]

Filter View [Reset All]
Syndicate content
StanceStateBillStatusSummary/TitleLast Actionsort icon
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-06-25
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1613PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Deletes language providing that the Section concerning the traffic and pedestrian stop statistical study is repealed on July 1, 2019. Provides that the Department of Transportation shall report specified findings and...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-06-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0024
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"....
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-06-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0020
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1637PassCreates the Keep Illinois Families Together Act. Provides that the Attorney General, within 90 days of the effective date of this Act, in consultation with the appropriate stakeholders, shall propose new rules related to limiting assistance with immi...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-06-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0019
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2244EnrollAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the conditions of every parole and mandatory supervised release include that the subject: (1) not knowingly frequent (rather than frequent) places where controlled substances are illegally sold, u...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-06-19
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3129EnrollAmends the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Removes a provision requiring the Department of Human Services to increase TANF grant amounts in effect on June 30, 2008 by 15%. Provides that TANF grant amou...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-06-14
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-06-10
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2719EnrollAmends the Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois Act. Provides that the Program Board created to administer the grant program authorized by the Act shall be comprised of 11 (rather than 21) members. Effective immediately.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-06-06
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1321EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Human Services to promote the availability of the Child Care Assistance Program. Provides that the target audience for the Department's promotion efforts must include all families with c...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-06-06
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0009EnrollCreates the Coal Ash Cleanup and Storage Act. Provides a short title only.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-06-05
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-06-04
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
ILSJR0040PassDeclares May 6-10, 2019 as "Teacher Appreciation Week" in the State of Illinois.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-06-01
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
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) ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
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) ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
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".
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2019
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2019
ILSB1966EngrossAmends the State Appellate Defender Act. Creates the Public Defender Bail Reform Grant Program to assist county public defenders in implementing a provision of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 which requires counsel at bail hearings. Provides t...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-31
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1407EngrossCreates the Illinois Hazardous Materials Workforce Training Act. Contains only a short title provision.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2019
ILHB0900EnrollAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Repeals provision that committed persons shall be responsible to reimburse the Department of Corrections for the expenses incurred by their incarceration at a rate to be determined by the Department. Amends the...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1780EnrollCreates 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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3233EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Secretary of State shall include, in the Illinois Rules of the Road publication, information advising drivers how to safely share the road with large trucks, including how to safely pass a large tru...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
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.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB1587EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that in imposing a sentence for an offense that requires a mandatory minimum sentence of imprisonment or probation or conditional discharge of 2 years or more, the court may sentence the offender to pr...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1510EngrossAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-30
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0003EnrollAmends the Hospital Report Card Act to require that each hospital include in its quarterly report instances of preterm infants, infant mortality, and maternal mortality. Requires the reporting of racial and ethnic information of the infants' mothers,...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-30
Passed Both Houses
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-30
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1132IntroAmends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, the Cigarette Tax Act, the Cigarette Use Tax Act, the Hotel Operators' Occupation Tax Act, the Motor Fuel Tax Law, the Telecommunications Excise Tax Act, and the Liquor ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-30
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0051EnrollAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that if an offender defaults in the payment of a fine or any installment of that fine, no less than 30 days before the issuance of a warrant, a notice shall be mailed to the offender by first class mai...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0002EnrollAmends the Medical Patient Rights Act. Provides that every woman has certain rights with regard to pregnancy and childbirth, including the right to receive care that is consistent with current scientific evidence about benefits and risks, the right t...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2649EnrollAmends 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 ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0026EnrollCreates the Public University Uniform Admission Act. Requires each public university in this State to admit first-time freshman applicants as undergraduate students if the applicant graduated with a grade point average in the top 10% or was certified...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-29
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
ILHB2444EnrollAmends 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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1485EngrossCreates the Racial Impact Note Act. Provides that every bill which has or could have a disparate impact on racial and ethnic minorities, upon the request of any member, shall have prepared for it, before second reading in the house of introduction, a...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0007PassDirects the Auditor General to conduct a performance audit of the Illinois State Police Division of Forensic Services.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-28
Adopted Both Houses
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-28
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1467EnrollAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Provides that a person is a qualified applicant if, despite not meeting other residency requirements, the applicant is a resident of Illinois at the time of application and at some point after leavi...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-27
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
ILHB0205EngrossAmends the Critical Health Problems and Comprehensive Health Education Act to require the instruction on mental health and illness to evaluate the multiple dimensions of health by reviewing the relationship between physical and mental health so as to...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-27
Sponsor Removed Sen. Suzy Glowiak
ILSB2249IntroCreates the Access to Justice Grant Program Act. Establishes a Program and a Panel to issue and award grants to 2 community-based organizations to increase outreach, education on legal matters, and access to legal services to low-income communities o...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-23
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2132IntroCreates the Clean Energy Jobs Act. Contains only a short title provision.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-21
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
ILSB1596PassAmends the Worker's Compensation Act and the Workers' Occupational Diseases Act. Provides that specified Sections limiting recovery do not apply to injuries or death resulting from an occupational disease as to which the recovery of compensation bene...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0006
ILSR0301IntroUrges an investment of $1 billion by the State for affordable housing to be included in the next capital budget.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSJR0026EngrossRescinds Illinois' ratification of the Corwin Amendment to the United States Constitution.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-14
Motion to Suspend Rule 21 - Prevailed
ILHB2275EngrossAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Removes language concerning impasse procedures involving an educational employer whose territorial boundaries are coterminous with those of a city having a population in excess of 500,000. Repeals ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-14
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
Syndicate content
feedback