Illinois Representative Terra Costa Howard [D]

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ILSB0726EnrollAmends the Executive Reorganization Implementation Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0659EngrossAmends the Foreign Bank Representative Office Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-06-28
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1515EnrollAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates a deduction for amounts included in the taxpayer's adjusted gross income for certain fringe benefits. Effective immediately.
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1669EnrollAmends the Illinois Lottery Law. Requires the Department of the Lottery, beginning on January 1, 2020 or as soon thereafter as is practical, to offer a special instant scratch-off game to benefit school technology. Requires the net revenue from that ...
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0456EnrollAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the purpose of the Act.
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3405EnrollAmends the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act. Provides that gratuities to employees are the property of the employees and may not be retained by an employer. Provides that an employer's retention of gratuities is an underpayment of wages for p...
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0459EnrollAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning rules.
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1573EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes technical changes to specify in provisions concerning provisional eligibility for long-term care services that: (i) the Department of Healthcare and Family Services must maintain the applicant's provisional ...
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2304EnrollAmends 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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2019-06-28
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ILHB3550EnrollAmends the School Code. With regard to a sex education course, provides that course material and instruction in grades 6 through 12 must include an age-appropriate discussion on the meaning of consent that includes discussion on recognizing that (i) ...
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2019-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0252EnrollAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that "employer" includes any person employing one (instead of 15) or more employees within Illinois during 20 or more calendar weeks within the calendar year of or preceding the alleged violation. Provid...
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2019-06-27
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ILHB2528EnrollAmends the Assumed Business Name Act. Provides that a person conducting or transacting business under an assumed name at his or her residence is not required to include his or her home address while complying with the publication requirements of the ...
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2019-06-27
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ILHB1583EnrollAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that if an arrest warrant is sought and the request is made by electronic means that has a simultaneous video and audio transmission between the requester and a judge, the judge may issue an arr...
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2019-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3217EnrollCreates the Asian American Family Commission Act. Creates the Asian American Family Commission. Provides for the appointment of members to the Commission and terms of membership. Provides that members shall serve without compensation, but shall be re...
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2019-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0664EnrollAmends the Continuum of Care Services for the Developmentally Disabled Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2557EnrollCreates the Artificial Intelligence Video Interview Act. Provides that an employer that asks applicants to record video interviews and uses an artificial intelligence analysis of applicant-submitted videos shall: notify each applicant in writing befo...
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2019-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0062EnrollAmends the Recorder Division of the Counties Code. Modifies how a county recorder determines if a lien is an expired lien under a county's demand and referral program by providing that a lien is expired if a suit to enforce the lien has not been comm...
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2019-06-26
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0161EnrollAmends the Attorney General Act. Creates the Worker Protection Unit within the Office of the Illinois Attorney General to intervene in, initiate, enforce, and defend all criminal or civil legal proceedings on matters and violations relating to specif...
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2019-06-26
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1166EnrollAmends the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that, except as otherwise provided by law, no department shall deny an occupational or professional license based solely on the applicant's citizenship status or immigration status. Amends th...
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2019-06-26
Sent to the Governor
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
ILSB0640EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the 60-month limitation on the receipt of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits.
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2019-06-24
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
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
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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
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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
Sent to the Governor
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