Illinois Senator William Cunningham [D]

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ILSB1781IntroAmends the Illinois Enterprise Zone Act. Provides that a business that intends to establish a new utility-scale solar power facility may apply for a high impact business designation. Amends the Illinois Power Agency Act. Increases the long-term renew...
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2020-12-01
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2345IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Includes, as a hate crime, the commission of specified criminal acts against a person because of the actual or perceived citizenship or immigration status of the person. Effective immediately.
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2020-12-01
Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Don Harmon
ILSB3315IntroAmends the Counties Code. Changes definitions of "population" to be the total number of inhabitants according to the last preceding federal decennial census (rather than number of inhabitants or number of persons). Amends the Illinois Municipal Code....
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2020-12-01
Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Don Harmon
ILSB1559IntroCreates the Tenants Radon Protection Act. Provides that before a lease is signed, a landlord shall provide to each tenant in a dwelling unit any records or reports pertaining to radon concentrations within the dwelling unit that indicate a radon haza...
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2020-12-01
Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Don Harmon
ILSB2281IntroAmends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code. Provides that a student whose 22nd birthday occurs during the school year is eligible for special education services through the end of the school year (rather than being eligible for ...
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2020-11-24
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2495IntroAmends the Mental Health Early Action on Campus Act. Provides that if a public higher education institution issues student identification cards to its students, the institution must provide contact information for certain suicide prevention and menta...
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2020-10-21
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
ILSB2536IntroAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Provides that an Illinois Veteran grant may be transferred to a qualified dependent beginning with the 2021-2022 academic year if, among other requirements, the qualified dependent's spouse or paren...
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2020-10-21
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2328IntroAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall create and maintain an online database and resource page on its website. Provides that the database and resource page sha...
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2020-10-21
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
ILSB0452IntroAmends the College Planning Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2020-10-21
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
ILSB3333IntroAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall create and maintain an online database and resource page on its website. Provides that the database and resource page sha...
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2020-10-21
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
ILSB2364IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning an early childhood education block grant.
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2020-10-20
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
ILSB0516PassAmends the Illinois Gambling Act. Requires an applicant for a casino license in the City of Chicago to make a public presentation of its proposal and to publish a summary of the proposal on the City of Chicago's or Cook County's website. Provides tha...
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2020-06-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0648
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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2020-06-24
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1379EngrossReinserts the provisions of Senate Amendment 1 with changes. Removes conforming changes concerning income and expense data, but retains the new Article concerning income-producing property. Provides that the term "income and expense data" include spe...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1199EngrossAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that a taxpayer who has been granted a homestead exemption for veterans with disabilities need not reapply if he or she has been found by the Department of Veterans' Affairs to be permanently and totally disable...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2455PassAmends the Illinois Works Jobs Program Act to require appointments to the Illinois Works Review Panel to be made within 30 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 101st General Assembly. Requires the Panel to hold its first meetin...
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2020-06-08
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Pat McGuire
ILSB3992IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax credit for employers who hire residents of the State to work in the fields of technology, health care, or manufacturing if those residents were unemployed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic....
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2020-05-29
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHJR0125EngrossRESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONE HUNDRED FIRST GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, THE SENATE CONCURRING HEREIN, that when the two Houses adjourn on Saturday, May 23, 2020, the House of Representatives stands adjourned unti...
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2020-05-24
Resolution Adopted
ILSB1510EngrossAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Removes language that requires light intermediate care to be staffed at the same staffing ratio as intermediate care. Provides that for purposes of minimum staffing ratios, all residents shall be classified as requir...
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2020-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1680EngrossAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that each chief procurement officer has authority to designate as veteran small business set-asides a fair proportion of construction, supply, and service contracts for awards to qualified service-disabl...
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2020-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1829EngrossCreates the Workplace Transparency Act. Provides provisions for: prohibitions; voidable agreements; unconscionable terms; settlement or separation agreements; enforcement; application; limitations; and severability. Makes conforming changes in the Un...
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2020-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2237PassAmends the State Treasurer Act. Provides that the State Treasurer shall establish the Illinois Higher Education Savings Program for the purpose of expanding access to higher education through savings. Provides for enrollment in the Program. Provides ...
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2020-05-22
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
ILSB2298IntroAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that the municipal motor fuel tax shall be imposed as a retailers' or service occupation tax. Prescribes conditions for reimbursement. Provides that any tax imposed, and all civil penalties that may be ass...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2309IntroCreates the Unidentified Patient Act. Provides that the Act may be referred to as the Elisha Brittman Law. Provides that upon the arrival of an unidentified patient into a hospital's emergency department the hospital shall take specified efforts towa...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2558IntroAmends the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Services Act. Provides that, in lieu of specified training requirements, a licensed home services agency may accept proof that a staff member has successfully completed an Alzheimer's training prog...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2530IntroAmends the Workers' Compensation Act. Provides that any emergency services personnel, public safety personnel, or individuals licensed as emergency medical services personnel under the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act who have been diagno...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB1432IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that a taxpayer who may claim a qualifying student as a dependent is allowed a credit of up to $2,000 for qualified tuition and fee expenses paid by the taxpayer. Provides that the term qualifying student ...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3288IntroAmends the State Fair Gaming Act. Provides that the Illinois Gaming Board shall issue a licensed establishment license to the Department of Agriculture to operate video gaming at the Illinois State Fairgrounds and the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds (rathe...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2287IntroAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities. Sets forth requirements concerning mandatory student fees, including the establishment of a system of internal controls over mandatory student fees, an assessment of each mandator...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3210IntroAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that when a person who intends to be a write-in candidate for an uncontested nonpartisan office has not timely filed nomination papers but has filed a written statement or notice of his or her intent, no p...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3209IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that petitions for nomination shall be filed not more than 134 and not less than 127 days before the primary (rather than not more than 113 days and not less than 106 days before the primary) for specified officers....
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3207IntroAmends the Election Code. Allows an elector to be added to a list of permanent vote by mail status voters who receive an official vote by mail ballot for all subsequent elections. Provides that voters whose application for permanent vote by mail stat...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3290IntroAmends the Video Gaming Act. Creates a sales agent and broker license to solicit or receive business from current or potential establishments licensed under the Act. Provides that a person may not solicit the signing of a use agreement on behalf of a...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3206IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that, except for in a county with a population of at least 3,000,000 or where election judges are selected by election commissioners, an election authority may reduce the number of judges of election in each precinc...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3286IntroAmends the Illinois Gambling Act. Makes changes to the information the Illinois Gaming Board requires from applicants and licensees. Provides that a qualifying owners licensee may obtain up to the maximum of 2,000 additional gaming positions at any t...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3287IntroAmends the Illinois Gambling Act. Provides that the Illinois Gaming Board's powers to exclude an individual from a gambling facility includes excluding an individual from video gaming and sports wagering. Requires the Board to publish on its website ...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3205IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that those intending to become write-in candidates for statewide, congressional, state legislative, or judicial offices or offices in which the electors are not entirely within a county shall file a notarized declar...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3208IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that each election precinct shall contain 1,200 voters (currently, 500 voters in counties, 600 voters in a municipality with a board of election commissioners and fewer than 500,000 inhabitants, or 400 voters in a m...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3775IntroAmends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act to provide that the definition of "state employee" does not include a faculty member of a public institution of higher learning. Amends the University of Illinois Hospital Act to repeal a Section co...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3777IntroAmends the Public Utilities Act. Extends the repeal date of the Cable and Video Competition Law of 2007 from December 31, 2020 to December 31, 2025. Extends the expiration date of Illinois Commerce Commission authorizations to provide cable and video...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3615IntroAmends the Video Gaming Act. Removes references to inter-track wagering location licensees from the definition of "licensed establishment". Removes the restriction that an establishment authorized to conduct video gaming under the Act that is located...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3772IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes changes to the definition of investment partnership to provide that a dealer in qualifying investment securities may be considered an investment partnership. Allows a partnership interest to be considered a q...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3289IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Changes the definition of "gambling device" to include any vending or other electronic machine or device, including, without limitation, a machine or device that awards credits and contains a circuit, meter, or switc...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3776IntroAmends the Biometric Information Privacy Act. Provides that a prevailing party may only recover liquidated damages of $1,000 or actual damages, whichever is greater, for negligent violation of the Act against a private entity offending party that is ...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3762IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, the Department of Human Services, and the Department on Aging to establish a Long-Term Care Eligibility Advisory Committee to assist the State in eliminat...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2456IntroAmends the General Assembly Compensation Act. Provides that beginning with the first payroll of the 102nd General Assembly, the compensation to be paid per year to members of the General Assembly, including additional sums payable per year to officer...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2910IntroAmends 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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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3337IntroAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to establish reimbursement rates that build toward livable wages for front-line personnel in residential and day programs and servic...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB3269IntroAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that within 30 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Department of Human Services and the Department of Healthcar...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
ILSB2554IntroAmends the State Budget Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that "general funds" or "State general funds" as used under the Act includes the Pension Stabilization Fund. Amends the State Finance Act. Provides that for fiscal yea...
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2020-05-15
Rule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
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