Court order for genetic testing must specify how results may be used for purposes of protecting child's best interests. HB 4554 Requires insurance companies to cover certain HIV drugs upon federal approval HB 4576 Creates the Rare Disease Commission act, and requires that Commission to meet at least once annually and submit an annual report to the General Assembly.SFA #2 clarifies by stating the Commission must coordinate with the Genetic and Metabolic Disease Advisory committee. HB 4683 Creates procedures on how pending criminal conviction appeals are handled if the defendant passes away HB 4966 Addresses licensing of a foster care home where there are quality of care concerns HB 5603 Contains several minor changes to legislation authorizing the use of video or audio surveillance in a nursing home resident's room, including that if a new roommate does not consent to monitoring, the facility must disable the device and requires Department of Public Health to create rules to administer the law HB 5912 Clarifies that a person riding a bicycle has all the rights applicable to a driver of a vehicle, including those regarding a vehicle's right-of-way HB 6331 Provides that the State Police shall notify local law enforcement agencies that have jurisdiction of a revocation of a FOID card due to an existing order of protection SB 2300 Requires landords to notify potential tenants of lead hazards and reduce the hazard before leasing apartment SB 2823 Allows a school board to hire a real estate broker to sell a structure renovated or built by students as part of a school project SB 2861 Creates a national guard military justice system SB 2875 A court may grant law enforcement's request for location surveillance information through testimony made through electronic means between requestor and judge if there is clear and present danger from imminent use of force, kidnapping, or occupation of any premises or hijacking of a vehicle.Laws make the list based on their importance to the public and how broadly they affect key issues such as safety, ethics, workers' wages and benefits, and criminal justice reform, the Senate Democrats said.
Sometimes it comes up in the way we impose sales tax," Cunningham said.
For example, feminine hygiene products were being taxed at the same rate as "luxury" products.
SB 2956 Requires buildings to be more accessible to individuals with disabilities SB 3104 Makes the failure of reporting apprenticeship reports a violation for entities subject to the State Construction Minority and Female Building Trades Act SB 0210 Bans the sale of "bath salts" and allows local gov'ts to revoke a retailer's license if a violation occurs HB 4715 Allows courts to fine public bodies between $2,500 and $10,000 if they willfuly and intentionally failed to comply with FOIA and also allows for a $1,000 daily fine if the public body fails to comply with the court's order after 30 days; if public body fails to act within 30 days to address FOIA, presumed to have willfully failed to comply; HB 6083 Changes the statute of limitations for wrongful death claims HB 6181 "States that, if a teacher earns more than the required number of professional development hoursduring a renewal cycle, the teacher may carry over any hours earned from April 1 to June 30 of the last year of the renewal cycle" HB 2262 Creates options for satisfying the $2,000,000 liability insurance for school bus drivers HB 3239 Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code by allowing 17 year olds to run for election as a community resident of a Local School Council (LSC) HB 4105 Allows motorcycles rear lights to be blue HB 4327 Requires DCFS to provide information on respite care, etc. HB 4425 Creates procedures to coordinate with federal regulations if children of military parents suffer child abuse HB 5527 Requires tax preparers to provide their PTIN on any return they prepared and filed with the Department of Revenue HB 5566 "Expands P-20 Council's duties to make higher education affordable." HB 5651 Allows vehicle owner's to select their birthday as the vehicle's registration expiration date HB 5781 Allows police officers and coroners to dispose unused meds found at the scene of death after consulting law enforcement investigatng the death; ; medication shall be retained in the event an autopsy is performed for toxicological analysis purposes HB 5930 Requires IDES to monitor the employment progress of minorities and women in the workforce; Requires nursing agencies to perform background checks on nurse aides through the Health Care Worker Registry; shall issue biennial report rather than annual HB 5933 Removes provisions giving the Local Food, Farms, and Jobs Council responsibility to develop, in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture, a label and certification program.
when an investigation of alleged child abuse does not result in the placement of a child outside the home HB 4330 Requires state higher education institutions to accept the State Seal of Bilteracy as the equivalent of two years of foreign language taken during high school; also requires state higher education institutions to establish criteria to translate a seal into course credit HB 4379 Requires non-home run units of local government, school districts and community college districts to regulate travel expenses HB 4387 Changes the Illinois Aeronautics Act to require pilots to register their federal flying credentials with the state for a one time $20 fee HB 4697 Provides protections for owners or beneficiary of a land trust HB 4999 Prohibits an employer or prospective employer to request or require an employee or applicant to authenticate or access a personal online account in the presence of the employer HB 5696 Defines "acceptable technological means" HB 5723 Provides that a person convicted of operating a vehicle without an insurance policy shall be guilty of a petty offense instead of a business offense SB 2252 Requires police to accept currency for cash bail or bail deposits SB 2303 Requires excess balances in certain funds to be transferred to GRF by Aug. HB 6010 The offense of vehicular endangerment includes striking a motor vehicle by causing an object to fall from an overpass in the direction of a moving vehicle with the intent to strike a motor vehicle while it is traveling upon a highway in this state SB 2704 Clarifies the definitions of clinical observation and medical monitoring for EMS personnel SB 2805 Adds two members to the Illinois Electronic Recording Commission.
31 SB 2332 Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to adopt rules for clinical social workers SB 2343 Limits police use of stingray devices to track cell phones; use only to track location of or identify communications devices, not listen in; need detailed court order and non-target data must be deleted within 24 hours SB 2512 Ensures the parent, guardian or responsible relative of abused minors relay contact information for the minor's living relatives to DCFS SB 2741 Allows an association to correct any of its community instrument law inconsistencies by way of a two-thirds vote of the board of directors, without a membership vote SB 2777 Prohibits minors from being committed to DJJ facilities for committing crimes that are not felonies or for certain non-violent felonies SB 2876 Adds criminal offense of money laundering to list of offenses that can be joined into one count of an indictment, rather than prosecuted separately SB 2880 Allows for remote CCTV testimony for minors, persons w/ disabilities in crim sex assault cases SB 2907 Increases the threshold amount for property damage for a misdemeanor or felony from $300 to $500 SB 2984 Makes changes to the Electrologist Licensing Act SB 2985 Removes language prohibiting a genetic counselor from providing genetic counseling without a referral SB 3082 Defines "amputations" SB 3301 Requires all courses approved for Illinois Articulation Initiative Gen Ed. SB 2806 Raises the fine for for violating railroad crossing laws HB 0114 Requires DCFS to file case plans every 6 months after a minor has been appointed to a guardian; Requires IDJJ to notify the court of a critical incident involving a youth committed to the dept within 10 days HB 1437 Requires the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority toreport the number of persons arrested and released without charging, and the racial and ethnic composition of those persons.
HB 4606 Creates an appeal process for students found in violation of residency requirements HB 5472 Expands the definition of "victim" under the Crime Victims Compensation Act HB 5576 Mandates insurance companies provide coverage for all contraceptive drugs approved by the FDA HB 5660 Amends Public Construction Bond Act.Police may seek location info in case of an escapee.SB 3096 Requires AG, IL LETS and ISP to develop guidelines on reporting sexual assault and sexual abuse to law enforcement agencies HB 4344 Allows a relative of a deceased military member to request an honorary sign around designated roads HB 4432 Allows students an excused absence from school to play "Taps" at a military funeral HB 4433 Allows spouses of deceased military members to continue using military oriented special license plates HB 5018 Designates the second full week of April as National Public Safety Telecommunicators' Week, honoring 911 operators HB 5402 Allows an invidual to reclass their registration after recieving a special license plate without paying a replacement plate fee or registration sticker cost HB 5538 Law enforcement agencies shall develop arrest procedure policies for domestic violence situations, with training for new recruits and every five years.Ensures patients receive information about treatment options, regardless of medical provider's religious beliefs.SB 2155 Requires State Community College board to create an advisory committee for oversight SB 2157 Requires community college trustees to take professional development training SB 2158 Prevents community college boards from making personnel decisions within a 45 day "lame duck" period; allows for emergencies SB 2159 Limits contract lengths for college and university presidents and chancellors to four years and limits severance packages to one year salary plus benefits SB 2174 Requires board members of public universities to complete professional development leadership training SB 2407 Mandates DHS award Teen REACH grants (subject to appropriations) SB 2743 Bars yoga teacher training from state regulation as a business.Unless court order to the contrary, guardian shall use reasonable efforts to notify the ward's known adult children, who have requested notification and provided contact information, of the ward's admission to a hospital or hospice program, the ward's death, and the arrangements for the disposition of the ward's remains.