Illinois Senator Patricia Vanpelt-Watkins [D]

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ILSB2142IntroCreates 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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2019-04-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
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
ILSB1532IntroCreates the Reduction of Lead Service Lines Act. Requires community water supplies to identify and replace all lead service lines that connect to a water main. Provides that every community water supply in Illinois that has known lead service lines s...
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2019-04-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2081IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Creates the Forensic Science Act. Provides that a convicted person may file a petition for relief based on relevant forensic scientific evidence that was not available to be offered at the convicted pers...
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2019-04-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1633IntroProvides that the Act may be referred to as the Children and Young Adult Mental Health Crisis Act. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to restructure the Family Support Program (Program) to: ...
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2019-04-08
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0345PassAmends the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Minors and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Changes the short title of the Act to the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Persons under 21 Years of Age and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. ...
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2019-04-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0002
ILSB0066IntroCreates the Law Enforcement Gang Database Information Act. Provides that each law enforcement agency that maintains a gang database or has access to a shared gang database shall have a policy regarding those databases. Provides that the policy shall ...
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2019-03-28
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0077IntroAmends the Eviction Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that eviction proceedings shall be sealed and remain so unless a final order of eviction in favor of the plaintiff is entered. Provides that unsealed records shall remain unsealed f...
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2019-03-28
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1187IntroCreates the Right to Shop Act. Requires a carrier offering a health plan to develop and implement a program that provides incentives for enrollees in a health plan who elect to receive a comparable health care service from a provider that collects le...
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2019-03-28
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1598IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that an insurer may not use a person's ZIP code in underwriting or rating automobile insurance, including the determination of premium rates.
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2019-03-28
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ILSB0085IntroAmends the Consumer Installment Loan Act. Defines "title-secured loan". Provides that for title-secured loans entered into or renewed on or after the effective date of the Act: (i) a licensee shall not contract for or receive a charge exceeding 36% a...
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2019-03-28
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0271PassDeclares March 28, 2019 as Celebrating Women in Public Office Day.
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2019-03-28
Resolution Adopted
ILSR0079PassDeclares June 10, 2019 as 19th Amendment Ratification Day in the State of Illinois.
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2019-03-28
Resolution Adopted
ILSB2019IntroAmends the Illinois Act on the Aging. Provides that the rates and minimum mandated wage increases for homemaker services shall be, at a minimum, as of January 1, 2019, a rate of $19.96 per hour, for a minimum wage of $12 per hour, and as of July 1, 2...
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2019-03-28
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1972IntroCreates the Healthy Workplace Act and amends the State Finance Act. Requires employers to provide specified paid sick days to employees. Sets forth the purposes for and manner in which the sick days may be used. Contains provisions regarding employer...
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2019-03-28
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2084IntroAmends the Public Utilities Act. Authorizes the Illinois Commerce Commission to extend the time for considering a certificate of service authority request by an alternative retail electric supplier under specified circumstances. Adds to the findings ...
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2019-03-28
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0193PassDeclares the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Day at the Capitol on March 27, 2019.
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2019-03-27
Resolution Adopted
ILSB1593IntroAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to establish a Youth Training and Education in the Building Trades Program to award grants to community-based organizations for the purpose of establishing trainin...
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2019-03-22
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0250IntroCreates the SAFE Act. Provides that on and after January 1, 2020, funding formulas based on population shall include prisoners as residents based on the place where they resided before incarceration or the place they intend to return. Amends the Illi...
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2019-03-21
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSR0207PassMourns the death of Nicholas Charles Anthony Spaniak of Elk Grove Village.
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2019-03-14
Resolution Adopted
ILSB0001PassAmends the Minimum Wage Law. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-02-19
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ILSR0008PassExtends the date that the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority has to complete its review of the shared gang database to June 30, 2019.
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2019-02-07
Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
ILSB0064IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that a committed person who: (1) is at least 60 years of age; (2) has served at least 25 consecutive years of imprisonment in a facility or institution of the Department of Corrections; and (3) is not ...
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2019-02-07
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ILSB0063IntroAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that the Chief Judge of each judicial circuit may establish a Justice for Juveniles Program, which would require that juveniles arrested or detained for eligible offenses be represented by legal counsel...
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2019-01-23
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0065IntroAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that the Chief Judge of each judicial circuit may establish a Justice for Juveniles Program, which would require that juveniles arrested or detained for eligible offenses be represented by legal counsel...
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2019-01-23
To Senate Assignments Committee
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