Illinois Representative Sue Scherer [D]

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ILHB1581EnrollAmends the Credit Card Marketing Act of 2009. Creates the College Student Credit Card Marketing and Debt Task Force. Provides legislative findings. Provides for the membership of the Task Force. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professio...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0423EnrollAmends the School Health Center Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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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
ILHB3105EnrollAmends the Wrongful Tree Cutting Act. Changes the definition of "stumpage". Defines "protected land" and "qualified professional forester or ecological restoration professional". Provides that any party found to have intentionally cut or knowingly ca...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0831EnrollAmends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Provides that within 10 days after completing an investigation of alleged physical abuse, sexual abuse, or neglect, if the report is unfounded or indicated, the Child Protective Service Unit shall ...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2272EnrollAmends the School Code and the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Provides that, on and after September 1, 2019, all teacher evaluation ratings on record as "excellent", "proficient", or "needs improvement" are considered "effective" and all t...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1594IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax credit for an Illinois business that increases its average full-time employee head count in the State for the taxable year by more than 20% over its average full-time employee head count in th...
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2019-06-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2093IntroAmends the Illinois Workforce Innovation Board Act. Provides that on or before December 15, 2019, and on or before each December 15 thereafter, the Illinois Workforce Innovation Board must review labor market data and projections in this State and mu...
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2019-06-12
To House Rules Committee
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
ILHB0833EnrollAmends 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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2019-06-07
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
ILSB2038EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Secretary of State shall include, in the Illinois Rules of the Road publication, information advising drivers to use the zipper merge method when merging into a reduced number of lanes (drivers in m...
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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
ILSB0039EnrollAmends the Property Tax Code. Creates a homestead exemption in the amount of a reduction of $5,000 from the equalized assessed value of property of police officers and firefighters with duty-related disabilities. Effective immediately.
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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
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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2019-06-04
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
ILHB2627EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that a student may not be questioned or detained at a school site at which students are detained in connection with criminal charges or allegations, taken into custody, or engaged with law enforcement personnel withou...
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2019-06-01
Passed Both Houses
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
ILHB2079IntroAmends 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 ...
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2019-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2836EnrollAmends 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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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1758EnrollAmends the Consumer Installment Loan Act and the Payday Loan Reform Act. Provides that "substantially equal installment" includes a last regularly scheduled payment that is no more than 5% as large as the previous scheduled payment according to a dis...
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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0069EnrollAmends 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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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
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.
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2019-05-31
Passed 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
ILHB2643EnrollAmends 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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2019-05-30
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
ILSB1510EngrossAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-05-30
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2723EnrollAmends the Strengthening the Child Welfare Workforce for Children and Families Act. Increases the membership of the Task Force on Strengthening the Child Welfare Workforce for Children and Families to include 2 persons who each serve as a chief execu...
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2019-05-30
Passed Both Houses
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
ILSB1214EnrollAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Public Health to ensure that those who draw blood from children and adults with intellectual and developmental disab...
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2019-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1901EnrollAmends the Educator Licensure Article of the School Code. With regard to the fee Section, moves and changes a provision concerning the license renewal fee for an Educator License with Stipulations with a paraprofessional educator endorsement. With re...
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2019-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0456EnrollAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the purpose of the Act.
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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
ILHB2156EnrollAmends 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".
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2019-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILHB1551EnrollAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Provides that a child shall continue to be eligible for an Individual Care Grant if the child is placed in the guardianship of the Department of Children and Family Services ...
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2019-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2541EnrollCreates the Re-Entering Citizens Civics Education Act. Provides that the Department of Corrections and the Department of Juvenile Justice shall provide a nonpartisan peer-led civics program throughout the correctional institutions of the State to tea...
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2019-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1952EnrollAmends 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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2019-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0350IntroAmends 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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2019-05-28
To House Rules Committee
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...
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2019-05-27
Sponsor Removed Sen. Suzy Glowiak
ILHB2932IntroAmends the Educator Licensure Article of the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, an applicant seeking a Professional Educator License or an Educator License with Stipulations who holds a bachelor's degree from a regi...
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2019-05-27
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0471EngrossAmends the Foreign Banking Office Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-05-24
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2637IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Removes language providing that Medicaid rates for supportive living facilities effective on July 1, 2018 must be equal to the rates in effect for supportive living facilities on ...
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2019-05-24
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0043IntroMakes application to Congress under the provisions of Article V of the Constitution of the United States for the calling of a convention of the states limited to proposing amendments to the Constitution of the United States that impose fiscal restrai...
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2019-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3659EnrollAmends the Charter Schools Article of the School Code. Provides that, no later than one year after the effective date of the amendatory Act, a charter school's board of directors or other governing body must include at least one parent or guardian of...
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2019-05-22
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0447EnrollAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the powers and duties of the State Board of Education.
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2019-05-22
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler
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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2019-05-22
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0035EnrollAmends the Grow Your Own Teacher Education Act. Makes changes to the definitions of "cohort", "eligible school", and "hard-to-staff school", and defines "dual credit course". Provides that Grown Your Own Illinois (rather than the Board of Higher Educ...
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2019-05-21
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2868EnrollAmends the School Code. Requires the State Board of Education to develop a work-based learning database to help facilitate relationships between school districts and businesses and expand work-based learning in this State; defines "work-based learnin...
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2019-05-21
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3554EnrollAmends the Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Systems Act. Provides that at the time of applying for or renewing his or her license, an applicant for a license or license renewal under the Act may submit an email address to the Department of Public Heal...
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2019-05-21
Passed Both Houses
ILHR0157IntroUrges lawmakers to slow the process of legalizing recreational marijuana in Illinois, so that lawmakers, stakeholders, and experts alike have the chance to consider the societal impact of legalization and examine all the data from other states that h...
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2019-05-21
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHB2205EnrollAmends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. With regard to a proposed school closure, requires the chief executive officer to publish on the school district's website a full financial report on the closure that includes an analysis...
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2019-05-21
Passed Both Houses
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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2019-05-21
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
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