Illinois Representative Terra Costa Howard [D]

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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...
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2019-06-25
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1624EnrollAmends the Personal Information Protection Act. Provides that a data collector required to report breaches to more than 100 Illinois residents as a result of a single breach must also report to the Attorney General. Provides that the Attorney General...
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2019-06-25
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0246EnrollAmends the School Code. With regard to the textbook block grant program, provides that the textbooks authorized to be purchased must include the roles and contributions of all people protected under the Illinois Human Rights Act and must be non-discr...
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2019-06-21
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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
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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"....
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2019-06-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0020
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...
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2019-06-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0019
ILHB2691PassCreates the Retention of Illinois Students and Equity Act. Provides for legislative findings and a definition. Provides that, notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, a student attending an institution of higher learning in this St...
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2019-06-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0021
ILSB1651EnrollAmends the Downstate Forest Preserve District Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning judicial notice.
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2019-06-21
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ILSB1580EnrollAmends the Counties Code. Provides that a county may adopt an ordinance with reasonable regulations concerning the operation of any business that involves exposure of specified anatomical areas or performance of specified sexual activities by a perso...
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2019-06-21
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ILSB1852PassAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that in the event of an ethylene oxide leak a facility shall issue a notice to all affected property owners and local government within 2,500 feet of the leak site. Effective immediately.
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2019-06-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0022
ILHB2265EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that every public elementary school shall include in its 6th, 7th, or 8th grade curriculum, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, at least one semester of civics education; specifies course content requirements an...
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2019-06-21
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ILSB1854PassAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that beginning on the effective date of the amendatory Act no facility shall have fugitive emissions of ethylene oxide above zero. Provides that each facility shall be subject to regular and frequent ...
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2019-06-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0023
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
ILSB1378EnrollAmends the Jury Act. Provides that except as otherwise specifically provided by statute, no person who is qualified and able to serve as a juror may be excluded from jury service in any court of this State on the basis of, among other things, sexual ...
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2019-06-20
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ILHB3652EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that, in assisting all students with a college or post-secondary education plan, a school counselor must include a discussion on all post-secondary education options, including 4-year colleges or universities, communi...
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2019-06-20
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ILHB3711EnrollAmends the Equitable Restrooms Act. Provides that all restrooms that are open and accessible to the public in a public building shall be equipped with baby changing facilities that are physically safe, sanitary, and usable for that purpose. Provides ...
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2019-06-20
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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
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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
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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
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ILSB1890PassAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that whenever the appearance in person in court, in either a civil or criminal proceeding, is required of anyone held in a place of custody or confinement operated by the State or any of its pol...
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2019-06-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0018
ILHB2123EnrollAmends the Illinois Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. Provides that a food is misbranded if it contains sesame, unless it bears labeling stating that fact. Provides that the Director of Public Health may adopt rules to establish exemptions. Effective imme...
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2177EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that, upon request, the school board of a school district that maintains grades 10 through 12 may posthumously award a diploma to any service member who was killed in action while performing active military duty in th...
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2019-06-19
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ILHB2209EnrollAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that each tax bill shall contain a list of each tax increment financing (TIF) district in which the property is located and the dollar amount of tax due that is allocable to the TIF district. Effective immediate...
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2019-06-19
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ILHB2135EnrollAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a prosecution for criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual assault, or aggravated criminal sexual abuse may be commenced at any time (rather than within 10 years of the commission of the offe...
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2019-06-19
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ILSB0725EnrollAmends the Governor Transition Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the orderly transition of the office of Governor.
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2019-06-19
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ILSB1217EnrollAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that not less than 75% of the amounts collected by a municipality within DuPage County pursuant to the municipal hotel operators' occupation tax and municipal hotel use tax shall be used to promote tourism...
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2019-06-19
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ILSB1258EnrollAmends the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act. Provides that covered vehicle service provider personnel who treat and either release or transport to a health care facility an individual experiencing a suspected or an actual opioid overdose ...
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2019-06-19
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ILSB1294EnrollAmends the Criminal Code of 2012 concerning identity theft. Changes references in the offense from "personal identification information" to "personal identifying information".
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2019-06-19
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ILSB1041EnrollAmends the Public Utilities Revenue Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-06-19
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ILSB1319EnrollAmends the Illinois Act on the Aging. Defines "greatest social need" for the purpose of a specified rule. Makes a conforming change. Amends the Assisted Living and Shared Housing Act. Prohibits unlawful discrimination by an owner, licensee, administr...
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2019-06-19
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ILSB0556EnrollAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-06-19
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ILHB3068EnrollAmends the Illinois Solid Waste Management Act. Provides that it is the policy of the State to establish a comprehensive statewide program for solid waste management which will preserve or enhance the quality of air, water, and land resources. Modifi...
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2019-06-14
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ILHB3435EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a policy of accident and health insurance or a managed care plan shall provide coverage for epinephrine injectors for persons 18 years of age or under. Makes conforming changes in the State Employees ...
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2019-06-14
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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
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ILHB3404EnrollAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. Provides that, for the 2020-2021 academic year and for each academic year thereafter, a university or community college district must make avail...
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2019-06-14
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ILHB2142EnrollAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Provides that until the consent of the adult's guardian has been obtained, counseling or psychotherapy provided to an adult under guardianship shall be limited to not more than 12 (rather ...
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2019-06-14
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ILHB2847EnrollAmends the Organ Donor Leave Act. Provides that an employer shall not retaliate against an employee for requesting or obtaining a leave of absence to donate blood, an organ, or bone marrow. Amends the Illinois Insurance Act. Provides prohibitions on ...
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2019-06-14
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ILHB3501EnrollAmends the Public Officer Prohibited Activities Act. Provides that an elected or appointed official of a unit of local government may not hire or appoint himself or herself to a second position in the unit of local government if the second position i...
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2019-06-14
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ILHB3390EnrollAmends the Animal Welfare Act. Provides that a kennel operator shall install in the kennel a fire alarm monitoring system that triggers notification to local emergency responders when activated. Provides that the Department of Agriculture shall deny ...
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2019-06-14
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ILHB2652EnrollAmends the Energy Efficient Building Act. Provides that references to the International Code Council's International Energy Conservation Code includes Appendix RB. Effective immediately.
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2676EnrollAmends the Illinois Dental Practice Act. Changes the definition of "public health dental hygienist." Provides that the requirement that a public health dental hygienist have additional structured courses in dental education in advanced areas specific...
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2019-06-14
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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
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
ILHB0096IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-06-06
To House Rules Committee
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
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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
ILHB2208IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that the maximum reduction for the senior homestead exemption is $9,000 in counties with a population of more than 500,000 but not more than 1,000,000, $8,000 in counties with 3,000,000 or more inhabitants, and ...
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2019-06-06
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1591EnrollAmends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Creates an exemption for qualified tangible personal property used in the construction or operation of a data center that has been...
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2019-06-06
Sent to the Governor
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