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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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2019-07-18
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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2019-07-18
To House Rules Committee
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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2019-07-18
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3624IntroCreates the Clean Energy Jobs Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2019-07-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3068PassAmends 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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2019-07-12
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0074
ILHB2142PassAmends 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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2019-07-12
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0059
ILHB2676PassAmends 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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2019-07-12
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0064
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
ILHB3427EngrossCreates the Water Heater Safety Valve Act. Provides that a manufacturer or supplier of a hot water heater for use in a residential home or facility must supply or attach a temperature mixing valve or other safety valve to the hot water heater or tank...
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2019-07-03
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1149EngrossAmends the Illinois Local Library Act. Provides that a person is not eligible to be elected or serve as library trustee: unless he or she is a qualified elector of the local jurisdiction and has resided in it for at least one year at the time he or s...
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2019-07-03
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3349IntroAmends 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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2019-07-03
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1518EngrossAmends the Probate Act of 1975. Provides that, in a case regarding temporary guardianship, if no limited or plenary guardian has been appointed in a case regarding temporary guardianship, the court may grant an extension up to an additional 60 days o...
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2019-07-03
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1966EngrossAmends the State Appellate Defender Act. Creates the Public Defender Bail Reform Grant Program to assist county public defenders in implementing a provision of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 which requires counsel at bail hearings. Provides t...
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2019-07-03
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2430IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that, for taxable years 2019 and thereafter, the maximum reduction for the senior citizens homestead exemption is $8,000 in all counties (currently, $8,000 in counties with 3,000,000 or more inhabitants and $5,0...
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2019-07-02
To House Rules Committee
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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2019-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2818EnrollAmends the Address Confidentiality for Victims of Domestic Violence Act. Provides that a person who is a victim of, among other things, sexual assault or stalking may apply for the address confidentiality program under the Act.
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3101EnrollCreates the Lodging Establishment Human Trafficking Recognition Training Act. Requires hotels and motels to train employees in the recognition of human trafficking and protocols for reporting observed human trafficking to the appropriate authority. P...
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3396EnrollAmends the Stalking No Contact Order Act. Provides that if an emergency stalking no contact order is granted on a court holiday or evening, the court shall immediately file a certified copy of the order with the sheriff or other law enforcement offic...
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1561EnrollAmends the School Safety Drill Act. Requires all school boards of school districts to develop threat assessment protocols and to create threat assessment teams. Provides that the threat assessment team shall include specified personnel and other memb...
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
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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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2846EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. In provisions concerning treatment for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute onset neuropsychiatric syndrome, provides that treatment administe...
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3677EnrollCreates 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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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3503EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code, the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971, the Counties Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, the School Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, the Limited Health Service Organization Act, the Voluntary ...
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2076EnrollAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Prohibits the manufacture, distribution, or use of paper containing bisphenol A for the making of business or banking records. Requires paper manufacturers to, among other things, replace bisphenol A with an a...
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3606EnrollCreates the Student Online Personal Protection Act of 2019. Provides for legislative intent and definitions. Provides for operator prohibitions, operator duties, school authority prohibitions, school authority duties, State Board of Education duties,...
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3687EnrollAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that upon commencement of a prosecution for a sex offense against a person known to be an employee of a school, the State's Attorney shall immediately provide the superintendent of schools or sc...
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
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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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2408EnrollCreates the Removal of Private Compromising Images Act. Defines terms. Provides that a person shall not post a private compromising image of another person online. Provides that a person may file a petition for a take-down order if the person discove...
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1257EnrollAmends the Property Tax Code. In a Section concerning the Senior Citizens Homestead Exemption, provides that in all counties (now, in counties with less than 3,000,000 inhabitants), the county board may by resolution provide that if a person has been...
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2766EnrollCreates the First Responders Suicide Prevention Act. Provides that emergency services personnel and public safety personnel may refer any person to an employee assistance program or peer support counselor within the emergency services provider or law...
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
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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2019-06-28
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0727EnrollAmends the Gubernatorial Boards and Commissions Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2085EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Requires an individual or group policy of accident and health insurance or managed care organization that provides mental health benefits to provide reimbursement for benefits that are delivered through the psychia...
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1506EnrollAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Repeals a provision requiring the Department of Public Health to enforce provisions regarding ...
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0162EnrollAmends the Counties Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, Illinois Insurance Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, and the Illinois Public Aid Code. In provisions concerning coverage for mammograms, provides that coverage shall also include a d...
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
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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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1743EnrollAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Requires the Department of Children and Family Services, in coordination with specified entities, to develop and process a standardized survey to gather feedback from children who are aging out of foster c...
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
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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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
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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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
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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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1641EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) to identify and flag college students who are potentially eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Provides that the...
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1791EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Changes all references to "Food Stamp Program" to "Supplemental Nutritional Assistance (SNAP) Program". Changes all references to the "Food Stamp Employment and Training Program" to the "SNAP Employment and Traini...
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0944EnrollAmends the Taxi Safety Act of 2007. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
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
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