Illinois Senator Scott Bennett [D]

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ILSB1167EnrollAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to establish and administer an adult vocational community college scholarship program. Provides that beginning with the 2020-2021 academic year, t...
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2019-06-25
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1387EnrollAmends the State Treasurer Act. Modifies and reorganizes provisions concerning the ABLE account program. Provides that a designated representative under the program includes, among other persons, the account owner's guardian of the person or any othe...
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2019-06-24
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1788EnrollAmends 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.
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0344EnrollCreates the Authorized Electronic Monitoring in Community-Integrated Living Arrangements and Developmental Disability Facilities Act. Provides that under certain conditions, a resident of a living arrangement certified under the Community-Integrated ...
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
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...
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1468EnrollAmends the Veterans' and Military Discount Program Act. Provides that veterans, military personnel, and those spouses and dependents of veterans and military personnel who have been issued valid Military ID or Military Dependent ID cards (rather than...
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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1449EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that every insurer that amends, delivers, issues, or renews a group or individual policy or certificate of disability insurance or disability income insurance shall ensure parity for the payment of mental,...
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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1332EnrollAmends 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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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1425EnrollAmends the Suicide Prevention, Education, and Treatment Act. Makes changes concerning the findings of the General Assembly. Creates the Office of Suicide Prevention within the Department of Public Health for the purpose of implementing the Act. Requi...
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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1411EnrollAmends the Sexual Assault Evidence Submission Act. Provides that the State Police shall by rule establish a sexual assault evidence tracking system that conforms to the recommendations made by the Sexual Assault Evidence Tracking and Reporting Commis...
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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0889EnrollAmends 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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2019-06-20
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...
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0211EnrollAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that construction agencies (currently, State purchasing officers) may enter into energy conservation program contracts or energy savings contracts or leases that provide for utility cost savings. Provide...
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0109EnrollAmends the Authorized Electronic Monitoring in Long-Term Care Facilities Act. Includes in the definition of "facility" a facility that provides housing to individuals with dementia. Effective immediately.
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0156EnrollAmends the Department of Innovation and Technology Act and the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Director of Corrections and the Secretary of Innovation and Technology shall jointly adopt a rule or best practices protocol that permits ea...
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2103EnrollAmends the North Shore Water Reclamation District Act and the Sanitary District Act of 1917. Provides that that the North Shore Water Reclamation District and sanitary districts may lease property not required for district use to others for a period ...
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2252EnrollAmends the Clerk Division of the Counties Code. Makes all provisions of the Division gender neutral. Makes some technical and grammatical changes. Effective immediately.
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2264EnrollAmends the County Cooperative Extension Law. In order to provide matching funds, which shall not exceed an amount equal to 50% of the funds needed as provided herein, and funds for the purpose of general support to counties for Cooperative Extension ...
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3668EnrollAmends the Illinois Egg and Egg Products Act. Provides that nest run eggs must be held and transported at or below 45 degrees Fahrenheit ambient temperature beginning 36 hours after the time of lay (rather than shall be held at 60 degrees Fahrenheit ...
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3667EnrollAmends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975. Provides that the Department of Agriculture shall provide a racing program (rather than a 5-day racing program) at the State Fair each year. Effective immediately.
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3168EnrollAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that every sentencing order shall include as though written therein a term providing that if the Department of Corrections accepts an eligible offender in the program and determines the offender has su...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2767EnrollAmends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that minimum in-service training requirements, which a police officer must satisfactorily complete every 3 years, shall include mental health awareness and response as reflected in the Illinois Mental...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILSR0494IntroMourns the death of Kenneth Morris Davidson of Urbana.
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2019-06-13
Referred to Resolutions Consent Calendar
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
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
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
ILSB1862EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-06-06
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.
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2019-06-06
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0009EnrollCreates the Coal Ash Cleanup and Storage Act. Provides a short title only.
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2019-06-05
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1932EnrollAmends the State Treasurer Act. Provides that, subject to the provisions of the Public Contract Fraud Act, the State Treasurer is authorized during fiscal years 2019 and 2020 to purchase real property located in the City of Springfield, Illinois whic...
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2019-06-05
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0690EnrollAmends the Invest in Kids Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-06-05
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0837EngrossCreates 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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2019-06-02
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
ILSJR0016PassDeclares February 7, 2019 as Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in Illinois.
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2019-06-01
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
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
ILSR0471PassMourns the death of Daniel Bever Crane of Danville.
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2019-06-01
Resolution Adopted
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
ILSB1498EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that, subject to appropriation, the State Board of Education must develop an Agricultural Education Pre-Service Teacher Training Program beginning at the secondary level that provides grants to (i) students who qualif...
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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSJR0014PassCreates the Home Birth Maternity Care Crisis Study Committee to provide the General Assembly a consumer-focused, evidence-based solution to the Illinois Home Birth Maternity Care Crisis.
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2019-05-31
Adopted Both Houses
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
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...
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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2122EngrossAmends the Public Community College Act. Provides for legislative findings. Provides that, subject to appropriation, the Illinois Community College Board shall establish a community college apprenticeship grant program to expand opportunities for cre...
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2019-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2019
ILSB2146EnrollAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity shall create a Clean Water Workforce Pipeline Program to provide grants and...
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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0471EngrossAmends the Labor Dispute 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
ILHB2174EngrossAmends the Managed Care Reform and Patient Rights Act. Provides that every health insurance carrier that provides coverage for prescription drugs shall ensure that no fewer than 25% of certain individual and group plans offered shall apply a pre-dedu...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0357EngrossAmends the Procurement of Domestic Products Act. Provides that purchasing agencies shall promote the purchase of and give preference to manufactured articles, materials, and supplies that have been manufactured in Illinois (currently, the United Stat...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1778EnrollAmends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Removes the list of mandated reports under the Act and instead lists several categories of professionals required to report suspected child abuse and neglect to the Department of Children and Famil...
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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0535IntroAmends the Anti-Registry Program Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3576EngrossAmends the Health Care Violence Prevention Act. Removes the term "committed person" and replaces it with "custodial detainee" throughout the Act. Requires health care providers that employ a health care worker to display a notice stating that physica...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0111EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. In provisions concerning coverage for anesthetics provided in conjunction with dental care to an individual diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, removes the requirement that anesthetics be provided by a dentist...
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2019-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2027EnrollAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Codifies the findings and recommendations of the Mahomet Aquifer Task Force established under P.A. 100-0403. Provides that the Environmental Protection Agency shall identify unlined, thinly covered legacy land...
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2019-05-30
Passed Both Houses
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