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 Bill Status of SB2053  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  LICENSING-CRIMINAL HISTORY

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kwame Raoul - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Kimberly A. Lightford - Don Harmon

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/15/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 16, 2017

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 1605/10.1from Ch. 120, par. 1160.1
20 ILCS 1605/10.1b new
20 ILCS 2630/12
20 ILCS 2630/13
35 ILCS 130/4from Ch. 120, par. 453.4
35 ILCS 130/4bfrom Ch. 120, par. 453.4b
35 ILCS 130/4c
35 ILCS 130/4i new
55 ILCS 5/5-10004from Ch. 34, par. 5-10004
55 ILCS 5/5-10004a new
210 ILCS 50/3.50
210 ILCS 50/3.51 new
225 ILCS 20/9A.1 new
225 ILCS 20/19from Ch. 111, par. 6369
225 ILCS 30/95from Ch. 111, par. 8401-95
225 ILCS 30/96 new
225 ILCS 37/32 new
225 ILCS 37/35
225 ILCS 57/15
225 ILCS 57/15.1 new
225 ILCS 57/45
225 ILCS 115/8.2 new
225 ILCS 115/25from Ch. 111, par. 7025
225 ILCS 227/35
225 ILCS 227/36 new
225 ILCS 230/1005from Ch. 111, par. 7855
225 ILCS 230/1005-1 new
225 ILCS 310/13from Ch. 111, par. 8213
225 ILCS 310/13.5 new
225 ILCS 330/12.5 new
225 ILCS 330/27from Ch. 111, par. 3277
225 ILCS 345/15from Ch. 111, par. 7116
225 ILCS 345/15.1 new
225 ILCS 401/74 new
225 ILCS 401/75
225 ILCS 407/20-11 new
225 ILCS 407/20-15
225 ILCS 412/75
225 ILCS 412/76 new
225 ILCS 415/11from Ch. 111, par. 6211
225 ILCS 415/11.1 new
225 ILCS 415/23from Ch. 111, par. 6223
225 ILCS 422/40
225 ILCS 422/45
225 ILCS 422/80
225 ILCS 422/85
225 ILCS 427/43 new
225 ILCS 427/85
225 ILCS 443/45
225 ILCS 443/47 new
225 ILCS 443/115
225 ILCS 605/4 new
225 ILCS 605/10from Ch. 8, par. 310
225 ILCS 620/9from Ch. 111, par. 209
225 ILCS 620/9.3 new
225 ILCS 635/3.2from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 242.2
225 ILCS 635/3.3 new
225 ILCS 645/9from Ch. 111, par. 409
225 ILCS 645/9.4 new
225 ILCS 655/7from Ch. 111, par. 508
225 ILCS 655/7.1 new
225 ILCS 745/77 new
225 ILCS 745/80
230 ILCS 15/3from Ch. 85, par. 2303
230 ILCS 15/3.1 new
230 ILCS 20/2.1
230 ILCS 20/2.2 new
230 ILCS 25/1.2
230 ILCS 25/1.2a new
230 ILCS 30/7from Ch. 120, par. 1127
230 ILCS 30/7.1 new
235 ILCS 5/6-2from Ch. 43, par. 120
235 ILCS 5/6-2.5 new
235 ILCS 5/7-1from Ch. 43, par. 145
420 ILCS 44/45
420 ILCS 44/46 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Identification Act. Requires that applications for certification, registration, and licensure must contain specific language that states that the applicant is not obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest and prohibits entities authorized to grant professional licenses, certifications, and registrations from asking if an applicant has had records sealed or expunged. Provides that certain sealed or impounded felony records shall not be disseminated in connection with an application for a professional or business license, registration, or certification, except specified health care worker licenses. Amends various professional licensing Acts with the following changes: Provides that the licensing agency must find that a license applicant has not committed certain acts or has been sufficiently rehabilitated to approve the application. Provides that the licensing agency shall not require applicants to report certain criminal history information and the licensing agency shall not consider the information. Requires the licensing agency to consider certain mitigating factors and evidence of rehabilitation for license applicants. Requires the licensing agency, upon denial of a license, to provide the applicant certain information concerning the denial. Provides that on May 1 of each year, the licensing agency shall prepare, publicly announce, and publish certain statistical information. Makes other changes. Effective January 1, 2018.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
20 ILCS 2360/13
210 ILCS 50/3.50
210 ILCS 50/3.51 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the introduced bill with changes that include the following. Makes changes to the list of information that must be included in a notice of denial if the applicable State agency refuses to issue a license to an applicant. Specifies that the applicable State agency shall consider certain factors and evidence to determine whether a prior conviction will impair the ability of the applicant to engage in the position for which a license is sought. Makes changes to reporting requirements. Removes provisions specifying that it is the affirmative obligation of the applicable State agency to demonstrate that a prior conviction would impair the ability of the applicant to engage in the licensed practice. In provisions amending the Illinois Lottery Law, provides that the Department of the Lottery may grant a license to a person convicted of a felony where such conviction will impair the person's ability to engage in the licensed position when a period of 5 years after the conviction or 3 years since release from confinement, whichever is later, has elapsed without a subsequent conviction. In provisions amending the Criminal Identification Act concerning the effect of expungement or sealing records, provides that the entity authorized to grant a license shall include, in an application for licensure, specific language stating that the applicant is not obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of a conviction or arrest; however, if the inclusion of that language in an application for licensure is not practical, the entity shall publish on its website instructions specifying that applicants are not obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of a conviction or arrest (rather than applications for licensure must contain specific language which states that the applicant is not obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest). Removes provisions relating to the retention and release of sealed records. Removes provisions amending the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act. In provisions amending the Dietitian Nutritionist Practice Act concerning applicant convictions, provides that when reviewing, for the purposes of licensure, a conviction of any felony or a misdemeanor directly related to the practice of the profession of an applicant, the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall consider the applicant's successful completion of sentence. In provisions amending the Illinois Horse Meat Act concerning applicant provisions, provides that the Department of Agriculture shall not require applicants to report certain information and shall not consider certain criminal history records (rather than certain information shall not be requested, inquired into, or considered) in connection with an application for a license under the Act. Makes other changes. Effective January 1, 2018.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kwame Raoul
  2/10/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/10/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/21/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/28/2017SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  3/2/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/8/2017SenatePostponed - Criminal Law
  3/10/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kwame Raoul
  3/10/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/13/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/14/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  3/14/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/15/2017SenateDo Pass as Amended Criminal Law; 010-000-000
  3/15/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 16, 2017
  4/28/2017SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017

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