Illinois Representative Sue Scherer [D]

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ILHB0256EngrossAmends the Educator Licensure Article of School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, in order to obtain a license under the Article, a student teacher candidate may not be required to videotape himself or herself or his or h...
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2019-10-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2019-09-19
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0510IntroCommends HSHS St. John's Hospital for its efforts to save lives through education and training and thanks the volunteer instructors for providing CPR and AED training for General Assembly employees.
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2019-09-09
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
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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2019-08-29
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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2019-08-29
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0651PassAmends 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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2019-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0590
ILHB2156PassAmends 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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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0462
ILSB1524PassCreates 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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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0586
ILHB2836PassAmends 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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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0487
ILHB2627PassAmends 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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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0478
ILSB1758PassAmends 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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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0563
ILHB0833PassAmends 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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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0453
ILSB0111PassAmends 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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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0525
ILSB1214PassAmends 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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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0542
ILSB1901PassAmends 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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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0570
ILSB2027PassAmends 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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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0573
ILSB0456PassAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the purpose of the Act.
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0531
ILHB2078PassAmends 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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2019-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0443
ILHB2541PassCreates 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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2019-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0441
ILHR0492IntroCongratulates Reverend Silas Johnson on 35 years as pastor of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church.
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2019-08-19
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Sue Scherer
ILHB2868PassAmends 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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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0389
ILSB0069PassAmends 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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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0394
ILHB1551PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0237
ILHB0423VetoAmends the School Health Center Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-08-09
Governor Vetoed
ILHB2643PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0264
ILHB3659PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0291
ILHB2723PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0268
ILSB0024PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0294
ILSB1425PassAmends 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0331
ILSB0075PassCreates 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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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0221
ILSB1952PassAmends 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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2019-08-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0220
ILHB2767PassAmends 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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2019-08-07
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0215
ILSB1932PassAmends 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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2019-08-02
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0181
ILSB2038PassAmends 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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2019-07-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0174
ILSB1862PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-07-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0173
ILHB0035PassAmends 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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2019-07-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0122
ILHB3554PassAmends 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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2019-07-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0153
ILHB2205PassAmends 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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2019-07-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0133
ILSB0447PassAmends 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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2019-07-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0118
ILHB3105PassAmends 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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2019-07-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0102
ILHB2272PassAmends 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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2019-07-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0088
ILHB0831PassAmends 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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2019-07-12
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0043
ILSB0039PassAmends 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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2019-07-12
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0077
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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2019-07-03
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2019-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0047IntroCreates the Illinois Coal Ash Task Force to bring legislators, coal company representatives, environmental experts, and the public to together to study the effects of coal ash on the Vermilion River and the rest of the State.
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2019-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1581PassAmends 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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2019-06-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0033
ILSB0531EngrossAmends the Freedom of Information Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-06-21
To House Rules Committee
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
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
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