House Amendments Filed between 4/7/2021 and 4/8/2021
HB 0165 (HFA 0002)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the University of Illinois Act. Provides that subject to appropriation, the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, in consultation with an intergovernmental advisory committee, must file a report on potential for carbon capture, utilization, and storage as a clean energy technology throughout Illinois with the Governor and General Assembly no later than December 31, 2022. Provides that the report must provide an assessment of Illinois subsurface storage resources, state of readiness, and provide recommendations for policy and regulatory needs at the State level based on its findings. Provides that in developing the report, the Prairie Research Institute shall form an advisory committee and provides for membership of the committee. Provides that the Prairie Research Institute shall also engage with interested stakeholders throughout the State to gain insights into socio-economic perspectives from environmental justice organizations, environmental non-governmental organizations, industry, landowners, farm bureaus, manufacturing, labor unions, and others. Repeals the provisions on January 1, 2023. Effective immediately.
HB 0418 (HFA 0002)
 Removes language providing that the release of balloons must be done knowingly. Provides that any person who violates the amendatory provisions shall be liable for a warning from the Agency for the first violation and a civil penalty of up to $500 for the second violation and a civil penalty of up to $1,000 for a third or subsequent violation. Provides that the release of more than 50 balloons shall constitute a separate violation for every 50 balloons released. Provides that the amendatory provisions do not apply to the release of a helium balloon used for the safe operation of a hot air balloon.
HB 0588 (HFA 0001)
 Provides that certain businesses and establishments may (rather than shall) post the notice required by the Act in all restrooms open to the public.
HB 0711 (HFA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Changes references from "utilization review organization" to "health insurance issuer" or "health insurance issuer or its contracted utilization review organization". Provides that a health insurance issuer or its contracted utilization review organization must ensure that all adverse determinations are made by a physician when the request is by a physician or a representative of a physician. Provides that a health insurance issuer shall periodically review its prior authorization requirements and consider removal of prior authorization requirements in specified circumstances (rather than a utilization review organization shall not require prior authorization in specified circumstances). In provisions concerning length of prior authorization approval, provides that a prior authorization approval shall be valid for the lesser of 12 months after the date the health care professional or health care provider receives the prior authorization approval or the length of treatment as determined by the patient's health care professional. In provisions concerning clinical review criteria of prior authorization requirements, removes language that provides that a utilization review organization shall seek input from actively practicing physicians representing major areas of the specialty who are not employees of the utilization review organization or consultants to the utilization review organization before establishing or substantially or materially altering written clinical review criteria. Removes language that provides that a utilization review organization shall not deny prior authorization of a health care service solely based on the grounds that a health care professional or health care provider judges a service, product, or procedure is medically appropriate for his or her patient even if it has not been formally approved for the specific condition being treated. In provisions concerning statistics that shall be made available regarding prior authorization approvals and denials, removes specified categories of information. In provisions concerning requirements applicable to the physician who can review consultations and appeals, removes language that provides that the physician must not be employed by a utilization review organization, be under contract with the utilization review organization other than to participate in one or more of the utilization review organization's health care professional networks or to perform reviews of appeals, or otherwise have any financial interest in the outcome of the appeal. Makes other changes. Effective January 1, 2022.
HB 0714 (HFA 0003)
 Provides that a health care facility or health care practitioner shall provide one complete copy (rather than complete copies) of a patient's record. Provides that an authorized representative shall provide documentation of authority to act for the patient. Provides that records may be released to a requester authorized by statute if the patient is deceased. Provides that the records may be provided for the purposes of supporting a claim for Aid to the Aged, Blind, or Disabled benefits. Provides that, upon request, and if the records are for at least one of the approved purposes, the requester may obtain updated medical records not included in the original medical record free of charge if the request is accompanied by a valid authorization for the release of records signed by the patient, the patient's legally authorized representative who has provided documentation of authority to act for the patient, or such other requester as is authorized by statute if the patient is deceased.
HB 1063 (HFA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Repeals the statute creating the offense of criminal transmission of HIV. Makes conforming changes in the AIDS Confidentiality Act, the Illinois Sexually Transmissible Disease Control Act, the Illinois Vehicle Code, the Criminal Code of 2012, and the Unified Code of Corrections. Effective immediately.
HB 1344 (HFA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Authorizes the sale of alcoholic liquor within 100 feet of a specific school located in Waukegan. Effective immediately.
HB 1739 (HFA 0002)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Sexual Assault Evidence Submission Act. Provides that the Illinois State Police may, rather than shall, develop rules to implement a sexual assault evidence tracking system. Amends the Sexual Assault Incident Procedure Act. Adds a requirement that at the time of first contact with the victim, law enforcement shall notify victims about the Illinois State Police sexual assault evidence tracking system. Provides that upon the request of the victim who has consented to the release of sexual assault evidence for testing, the law enforcement agency having jurisdiction shall notify the victim about the Illinois State Police sexual assault evidence tracking system. Makes other changes.
HB 1742 (HFA 0002)
 Provides that a petition for a civil no contact order filed by a family or household member of a victim of non-consensual sexual conduct or non-consensual sexual penetration shall include a statement that the victim has consented to the family or household member filing the petition.
HB 1939 (HFA 0002)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Fish and Aquatic Life Code. Provides that individuals 22 years of age or younger and who have a disability may obtain a fishing license without paying a license fee.
HB 2548 (HFA 0001)
 Corrects a semantic error.
HB 2616 (HFA 0003)
 Provides that acquisition of modifications or adjustments shall be limited to (rather than including, but not limited to) assistive technology devices and assistive technology services, adaptive equipment, repairs, and replacement parts to provide specified reasonable accommodations.
HB 2814 (HFA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the contents of the bill with the following changes. Restores certain portions of the oath of office. Adds an immediate effective date.
HB 2867 (HFA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act with respect to the monetary award program. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to implement and administer a 3-year pilot program to offer a second application period beginning with the 2021-2022 academic year to provide eligible applicants who apply for grant assistance later than the general pool of applicants the opportunity to still receive a monetary award program grant. Provides that for the duration of the pilot program, the second application period for the award of grants for the next academic year shall begin on July 1. Provides that the Commission shall set aside 5% of the total annual amount appropriated for monetary award program grants for the purpose of making grants under the pilot program to eligible applicants who apply during the second application period. Effective immediately.
HB 2989 (HFA 0002)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that when a person commits an offense and the person is under 21, rather than under 18, the court, at the sentencing hearing shall consider specified factors in mitigation in determining the appropriate sentence.
HB 3071 (HFA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the contents of the bill with the following changes. With respect to the sexual health education provisions, makes changes to the definitions of "comprehensive", "identity", "personal safety", "pregnancy and reproduction", and "unintended pregnancy". Removes provisions limiting sexual health education criteria to grades 6 through 12. By August 1, 2022, requires the State Board of Education, in consultation with others, to develop and adopt rigorous learning standards in the area of sexual health education; sets forth other requirements. Makes changes to sexual health education course material and instruction and reporting requirements. Makes changes concerning the topics required to be included in a family life course and the Comprehensive Health Education Program. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.
HB 3115 (HFA 0001)
 Removes language providing that the Illinois Commerce Commission shall approve a low-carbon fuels activity if the natural gas utility has demonstrated that the low-carbon fuels activity alleviates a local nuisance within this State that is associated with the emission of odors.
HB 3139 (HFA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Extends the repeal date of the Medical Practice Act of 1987 from January 1, 2022 to January 1, 2032. Effective January 1, 2022, except provisions amending the Regulatory Sunset Act take effect immediately.
HB 3145 (HFA 0001)
 Provides for the election of board of trustee members by trustee district rather than at large in community college districts with a population of 300,000 or more inhabitants, other than specified community college districts, and in those community college districts with a population under 300,000 inhabitants whose board approves the election of board members by trustee district by a three-fifths majority vote (rather than in all community college districts, other than specified community college districts).
HB 3147 (HFA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Nursing Home Care Act. Provides that, upon request, a facility shall make every reasonable effort to facilitate at least one phone call or video call between a resident and a single family member of the resident each day during a disaster declared by the Governor under the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act, unless doing so could pose a danger to residents or staff or redirect resources away from direct resident care and protection. Amends the Hospital Licensing Act. Provides that during a pandemic or other public health emergency, a hospital licensed under the Act shall develop and implement a contact policy to encourage patients' ability to engage with family members throughout the duration of the pandemic or other public health emergency, including through the use of phone calls, videos calls, or other electronic mechanism. Effective immediately.
HB 3317 (HFA 0002)
 Dedicates this Act to the memory of Colton Miller and the lives that have been lost as a result of domestic violence.
HB 3512 (HFA 0001)
 Adds an immediate effective date to the bill.
HB 3513 (HFA 0001)
 Adds an immediate effective date to the bill.
HB 3590 (HFA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Military Veterans Assistance Act. Provides that the county board of a county having a population of more than 3,000,000 may, but is not required to, fund a Veterans Assistance Commission or adhere to a specified funding provision under the Act. Provides that if a county having a population of more than 3,000,000 does not provide funding to a Veterans Assistance Commission in accordance with the Act's funding provision, then that county shall fund its own veterans' affairs department in lieu of funding a Veterans Assistance Commission.
HB 3637 (HFA 0001)
  Provides that a school district shall have 2 years from the date the school district was issued a conditional grant award from the Capital Development Board to obtain the school district's required local match and receive a final grant award from the Capital Development Board. If the required local match is not obtained within the 2-year time frame, provides that the school district shall be required to reapply in another application cycle, after the 2-year time frame, to be considered for a grant award. Requires the State share of the grant amount in a conditional grant award that is not claimed by a school district within the 2-year time frame to be reallocated to future application cycles after the 2-year time frame expires.
HB 3714 (HFA 0002)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: Adds a definition of "evaluation". Removes changes in provisions exempting from the Act certain persons associated with a financial institution when performing an evaluation of property for the sole use of the financial institution in a transaction for which the financial institution would not be required to use the services of a State licensed or State certified appraiser. Removes language that requires an education provider to be an approved appraisal instructor from an appraisal organization that is a member of the Appraisal Foundation. Makes changes to the membership of the Real Estate Appraisal Administration and Disciplinary Board. Makes changes to provisions concerning criminal history records check; grounds for disciplinary action; and private rights of action. Makes other changes.
HB 3793 (HFA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the bill as introduced, with the following changes: Provides that the Department of Children and Family Services may immediately restrict or terminate parent-child contact or sibling contacts, without either amending the parent-child visiting plan or the sibling contact plan or obtaining a court order, where the Department or its assigns reasonably believe there is an immediate need to protect the child's health, safety, and welfare. Provides that such restrictions or terminations must be based on available facts to the Department and its assigns when viewed in light of the surrounding circumstances and shall only occur on an individual case-by-case basis.
HB 3821 (HFA 0002)
 Provides that any data provided by the Department of Children and Family Services to the Racial Disproportionality in Child Welfare Task Force shall not contain any personally identifiable information of any clients or families in accordance with the provisions of the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act.
HB 3862 (HFA 0001)
 Removes language requiring that any auxiliary driving lamp on a motor vehicle shall emit a white or amber light without glare. Provides instead that auxiliary driving lamps shall show white light, including white light emitted by a high intensity discharge (HID) lamp, or light of a yellow or amber tint.
HB 3928 (HFA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the bill as introduced, with the following changes: Creates the Illinois Thirty-by-Thirty Conservation Task Force Act, rather than creating the Illinois Thirty-by-Thirty Conservation Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall hold listening sessions regarding ways in which Illinois can protect 30% of its land and water resources by 2030. Provides that the Task Force shall hold a minimum of three separate listening sessions in geographically distinct areas of the State. Makes other changes. Provides legislative findings. Provides for a repeal of the Illinois Thirty-by-Thirty Conservation Task Force Act and the dissolution of the Task Force on July 1, 2023. Effective immediately.
HR 0004 (HCA 0001)
 Makes a change to the description of adverse childhood experiences.
Total number of Filed Amendments: 31

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