Senate Amendments Filed between 4/15/2021 and 4/15/2021
SB 0150 (SCA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Recreational Trails of Illinois Act. Changes the definition of "off-highway vehicle" to exclude large non-highway vehicles. Provides that a large non-highway vehicle may not be granted an off-highway vehicle trails public access sticker or be operated on lands or waters that require the display of such a sticker. Defines "large non-highway vehicle" as any motorized off-highway device designed to travel primarily off-highway, greater than 64 inches and not more than 75 inches in width, having a manufacturer's dry weight of 3,500 pounds or less, traveling on 4 or more non-highway tires, designed with a non-straddle seat and a steering wheel for steering control, except equipment such as lawnmowers. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Defines "large non-highway vehicle" and changes the definition of "recreational off-highway vehicle" to include electric-powered vehicles having a manufacturer's dry weight of 3,000 or less.
SB 0330 (SFA 0003)
 Makes various grammatical and technical corrections.
SB 0561 (SFA 0003)
 Makes changes to the bill as amended by Senate Amendment No. 1 to provide that any person who operates a refinery or chemical or ethanol plant, a storage and distribution facility, or a tank farm or terminal for flammable liquids, or who has a fixed foam system in use at a manufacturing facility or warehouse, may extend the date of compliance under specified provisions to January 1, 2027 if, prior to January 1, 2025, the person determines that additional time for compliance is needed and sends notice of the determination to the Office of the State Fire Marshal.
SB 0598 (SCA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the MC/DD Act. Provides that a resident who receives personal or medical care under the Act shall be recognized as being as medically fragile as a person residing in a skilled nursing facility.
SB 0672 (SFA 0001)
 Removes a provision concerning third-party use of merchant trademarks and likenesses and instead provides that a third-party delivery service may not purchase or use the name, likeness, registered trademark, or intellectual property belonging to a merchant, and may not take or arrange for the pickup or delivery of an order from a merchant, without first obtaining written consent from the merchant. Provides that an agreement subject to the Fair Food Delivery Act may not include a provision that requires a merchant to indemnify a third-party delivery service, an independent contractor of the third-party delivery service, or a registered agent of the third-party delivery service for any damages or harm partially or wholly caused by or resulting from the third-party delivery service, an independent contractor of the third-party delivery service, or a registered agent of the third-party delivery service. Removes the immediate effective date.
SB 0715 (SFA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Digital Fair Repair Act. Provides that original equipment manufacturers shall: (i) make available to any independent repair provider or owner of equipment manufactured by the original equipment manufacturer the same diagnostic and repair documentation in the same manner as that information is made available to the manufacturer's authorized repair providers; and (ii) make available for purchase by the owner, his or her authorized agent, or any independent repair provider parts, inclusive of any updates to the embedded software of the parts, upon fair and reasonable terms. Requires manufacturers to make parts, tools, and documentation available when digital equipment is under an express warranty. Provides that a violation constitutes an unlawful practice under the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Authorizes enforcement by the Attorney General. Defines terms. Excludes motor vehicle manufacturers. Effective January 1, 2022.
SB 0755 (SFA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that the Department of Children and Family Services must maintain the name, electronic mail address, and telephone number for each minor's court-appointed guardian ad litem and, if applicable, the guardian ad litem's supervisor. Provides that the Department must update this contact information within 5 days of receiving notice of a change. Provides that the Advocacy Office for Children and Families must make this contact information available to the minor, current foster parent or caregiver, or caseworker, if requested. Provides that the Department shall adopt rules for maintaining and providing this information by December 31, 2021. Provides that the Advocacy Office shall include an electronic mail address in addition to a toll-free telephone number that may be used to file complaints, to obtain information about the delivery of child welfare service by the Department or its agents, and to obtain the contact information for the guardian ad litem. Provides that the telephone number and electronic mail address shall be included in all appropriate notices and handbooks regarding services available through the Department. Provides that the Department shall provide a flyer to all youth entering care describing the responsibilities of the Advocacy Office, the telephone number and electronic mailing address for the Advocacy Office, and a description of the role of a guardian ad litem. Provides that the Department shall also provide this flyer to youth at every administrative case review. Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.
SB 0827 (SFA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Provides that after the 2026 election, the Chicago Board of Education shall be comprised initially of a 7-member board, of which 5 members shall be appointed and 2 members shall be elected. Provides that beginning with the 2028 election, the Chicago Board of Education shall transition to an 11-member board, of which 8 members shall be appointed and 3 members shall be elected. Provides that no later than June 30, 2030, the General Assembly must review the election of members of the Chicago Board of Education and if the General Assembly has not reauthorized the election of members of the Chicago Board of Education, then a new Chicago Board of Education consisting of 7 members shall be appointed by the mayor. Sets forth other provisions concerning the election of board members. Makes changes with respect to vacancies, officers, an independent review process of the current board governance structure and outcomes, training, eligibility, campaign financing, the Inspector General, and the creation of electoral subdistricts. Effective immediately.
SB 0918 (SFA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Citizens Empowerment Act. Provides that electors may petition for a referendum at the next general election to dissolve a unit of local government. Sets forth the requirements for the petition, together with the form and requirements for the ballot referendum. Provides for the transfer of all real and personal property and any other assets, together with all personnel, contractual obligations, and liabilities of the dissolving unit of local government to the receiving unit of local government. Amends the Election Code to provide exceptions for the Citizens Empowerment Act. Effective immediately.
SB 0927 (SFA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Open Meetings Act. Provides that a closed meeting may be held for meetings or portions of meetings of the Oversight Board of the Illinois Joint Analysis Center at which classified matters are discussed.
SB 0995 (SFA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that conviction records or arrest records used in whole or in part as the basis for any adverse employment action or adverse housing action shall be issued by the Department of State Police. Provides that no employer shall withhold or deduct from the compensation of any employee, or require any prospective employee or applicant for employment to pay, any fee for, or cost of, any criminal history record information check, nor shall any employer withhold or deduct from the compensation of any employee, or require any employee to pay any fee for, or cost of, criminal history record information checks. Provides that no housing provider shall require any prospective tenant to pay any fee for, or cost of, any criminal history record information check, nor shall any housing provider withhold or add any amount to an approved lease to pay any fee for, or cost of, criminal history record information checks.
SB 1056 (SFA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Pension Code. In the General Assembly, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), State Universities, Downstate Teachers, and Judges Articles, makes changes to the age at which certain distributions are required and the age at which certain annuities are payable. In the General Provisions and IMRF Articles, moves provisions concerning Tier 2 members of IMRF from the General Provisions Article to the IMRF Article. Provides that the increase to the retirement annuity of a Tier 1 regular employee shall be computed from the effective date of the retirement annuity, the first increase being 0.25% (instead of .167%) of the monthly amount times the number of months from the effective date to January 1. Provides that if the employee was a Tier 1 regular employee, the surviving spouse annuity shall be increased by an amount equal to (i) 3% of the original amount thereof if the deceased employee was receiving a retirement annuity at the time of his or her death; otherwise (ii) 0.25% (instead of 0.167%) of the original amount thereof for each complete month that has elapsed since the date the annuity began. In the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Article, provides that payments of an ordinary disability benefit shall be made at least monthly (instead of intervals of not more than 30 days). In the Chicago Teacher Article, makes changes concerning mistakes in benefit amount, the definition of "administrator", and payroll deductions. In the State Universities Article, makes changes concerning the qualification of trustees and the optional defined contribution benefit. In a provision of the Cook County Forest Preserve Article concerning the property tax levy for providing revenue for the Fund, provides that the forest preserve district may use other lawfully available funds in lieu of all or part of the levy. In a provision of the Cook County Article concerning proof of disability, provides that proof of duty or ordinary disability shall be furnished to the board by at least one licensed and practicing physician appointed by or acceptable to the board (instead of appointed by the board) and provides that each disabled employee who receives a duty or ordinary disability benefit shall be examined at least once a year or a longer period of time as determined by the board (instead of at least once a year). In the State Employee Article, provides that the System may indemnify a financial institution insured by an agency of the federal government as necessary to recover for the System any benefit overpayment that the System has made to the financial institution on behalf of a member. In the Social Security Enabling Act Article, repeals a provision requiring the submission of a report to the General Assembly covering the administration and operation of the Article during the preceding biennium. In the Downstate Firefighter Article, provides that an active member of the State Employees' Retirement System (SERS) who is an arson investigator may apply to transfer to SERS his or her credits and creditable service accumulated in any downstate firefighter pension fund. In the IMRF Article, provides that an active member of SERS who is a Commerce Commission police officer may apply to transfer to SERS certain IMRF credits. In the State Employee Article, provides that a State policeman, conservation police officer, arson investigator, or Commerce Commission police officer may elect to establish eligible creditable service under the alternative retirement annuity formula. Provides that a State policeman or conservation police officer may elect to convert service credit earned under the Article to eligible creditable service. In the Chicago Teacher Article, provides that payment from the Fund shall be made upon checks or through direct deposit transmittals authorized by the executive director (instead of upon warrants signed by the president and the secretary of the Board of Education, the president of the Board, and countersigned by the executive director). In the Downstate Teacher Article, adds to the definition of "teacher", the chief administrative officer of the education service centers established under the School Code and serving that portion of a Class II county outside a city of 500,000 or more inhabitants. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Certain changes to the Illinois Pension Code and the changes to the State Mandates Act are effective immediately.
SB 1079 (SFA 0002)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Department of Professional Regulation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall require each licensee to complete sexual harassment prevention training provided by the licensee's employer, the Department of Human Rights, or any continuing education provider authorized to provide continuing education under an Act administered by the Department in accordance of the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that the training shall be completed, at a minimum, prior to a licensee's renewal of his or her license. Effective immediately.
SB 1086 (SFA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Environmental Protection Act. In provisions regarding CCR surface impoundments, removes language providing that a permit issued by the Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency under specified provisions of the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act shall be deemed to be a permit under specified State provisions. Effective immediately.
SB 1087 (SFA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan Act to provide that the Plan shall discontinue as the alternative market for health insurance for certain Illinois residents and discontinue as the alternative mechanism not later than January 1, 2022. Provides that not later than 60 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Illinois Comprehensive Health Insurance Board shall develop a plan of rehabilitation or liquidation and dissolution to wind down the affairs of the Plan. Provides that upon the Director of Insurance's approval of the plan of rehabilitation or liquidation and dissolution, the Director shall thereafter report to the Attorney General, whose duty it shall be to file a complaint for rehabilitation or liquidation of the Plan. Provides that upon entry of a final Order of Rehabilitation or Liquidation and the appointment of the Director as statutory rehabilitator or liquidator, the Director shall begin to administer and oversee the wind-down and dissolution of the Plan. Provides that new enrollment and policy renewals in the Plan are discontinued on December 31, 2021. Sets forth provisions concerning cessation of operations of the Plan. Amends the Department of Insurance Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that, upon entry of an Order of Rehabilitation or Liquidation against the Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan, all powers, duties, rights, and responsibilities of the Illinois Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan and the Illinois Comprehensive Health Insurance Board under the Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan Act shall be transferred to and vested in the Director of Insurance as rehabilitator or liquidator. Effective immediately.
SB 1139 (SFA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act of the Illinois Municipal Code. Includes in the definition of "redevelopment project costs" costs of real or personal property and improvements to accommodate public health and safety concerns resulting from the COVID-19 public health emergency, including, but not limited to, equipment purchases and construction costs.
SB 1169 (SFA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code in provisions concerning transition services. Makes changes relating to the definition of terms. Provides that, as a component of transition planning, a school district shall provide a student with information about the school district's career and technical education (CTE) opportunities; sets forth what the CTE information must include. Provides that a student in high school with an individualized education program may enroll in the school district's CTE program at any time if participation in a CTE program is consistent with the student's transition goals. Makes changes concerning the participants in the transition planning process. Effective immediately.
SB 1247 (SFA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Herptiles-Herps Act. Provides that the purpose of the Act is to regulate the protection, control, possession, and propagation of herptiles in this State. Reinserts the definition of "herpetoculture" and inserts the definitions "hybrid", "intergrade", "morphological variation", and "propagation" into the Act. Modifies other definitions. Replaces the term "reptile or amphibian life" with "herptile" throughout the Act. Modifies the possession limits of herptiles. Sets forth provisions relating to the propagation of herptiles and the issuance of a Herptile Endangered and Threatened Species Propagation permit. Modifies other provisions relating to permits. Makes changes to provisions regarding the taking of turtles or bullfrogs. Modifies provisions concerning alligator snapping turtles, crocodilians, monitor lizards, and certain toad species. Inserts a new Article relating to herptile diseases into the Act. Prohibits the possession of herptiles for commercial purposes unless otherwise authorized under the Act. Modifies liability provisions relating to the possession of a herptile. Changes provisions relating to violations, penalties, and enforcement of the Act. Inserts civil and criminal accountability provisions regarding a person who aids or contributes to a violation of the Act or administrative rule. Makes other changes. Amends the Illinois Endangered Species Act. Removes language in the Act referring to certain permitting provisions for endangered and threatened amphibians and reptiles in the Herptiles-Herps Act.
SB 1275 (SFA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that a person may not serve as a member of the Prisoner Review Board who has been convicted of a felony under the laws of this State, another state, or of the United States.
SB 1277 (SFA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Defines "conceal" for purposes of the obstructing justice statute. Defines "conceal" as hiding evidence in a manner that makes its discovery or recovery materially more difficult or impossible. Effective immediately.
SB 1474 (SFA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the annual report of the Prisoner Review Board transmitted to the Director of Corrections shall list how many C-Number Cases and Good Conduct Requests are considered, granted, and denied by the Board, disaggregated by offense, including, but not limited to, murder and offenses involving sexual conduct or sexual penetration, and indicate if the victims were under 18 or members of law enforcement. Provides that the annual report shall be published on the Board's website no later than March 1 of each year.
SB 1475 (SFA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Senate shall confirm or reject an appointee to the Prisoner Review Board within either: (1) 30 session days after the person has been appointed by the Governor or (2) 90 calendar days after the person has been appointed by the Governor, whichever occurs first. Failure of the Senate to confirm or reject the person appointed within this time period shall be deemed a rejection of the appointment by the Senate. Provides that an appointee to the Board whose name has been withdrawn as a nominee to the Board by the Governor is ineligible to serve on the Board for a period of 2 years after the date of withdrawal.
SB 1545 (SFA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a repossessed vehicle, fleet vehicle, or flood vehicle that has been damaged in excess of 50% (instead of 33 1/3%) of its fair market value shall be considered to be salvage. Provides that a flood vehicle that has sustained damage greater than 50% (rather than 33 1/3%) of its fair market value with that damage shall be required to complete a successful inspection before being issued a new certificate of title.
SB 1633 (SFA 0002)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of Senate Amendment No. 1 with the following changes. Removes language providing that: (1) phone numbers and websites for rights protection services must be posted in common areas and provided upon the request of a resident; (2) a resident shall not perform labor or services for a facility unless those activities are included for therapeutic purposes and appropriately goal-related in his or her individual medical record; and (3) the administrator shall post in common areas and provide all residents or their representatives with the name, address, and telephone number of the appropriate State governmental office where complaints may be lodged. Provides that every facility shall conspicuously post for display in an area of its offices accessible to residents, employees, and visitors all information required by specified federal provisions.
SB 1672 (SCA 0002)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that an insurance company offering homeowner's insurance coverage or renter's insurance coverage that issues a policy or contract insuring against liability for injury to a person or injury to or destruction of property arising out of the ownership, lease, or rental of residential property shall, for any claim involving a dog-related incident, record specified circumstances relating to the incident. Provides that the information shall be collected for a 3-year period beginning on January 1, 2022 and shall be reported annually to the Department of Insurance. Requires the Department to make the information available on the Department's website by July 1, 2023 and update the information each July 1 through July 1, 2025. Provides that an insurer offering specified insurance that does not have any dog breed restrictions or dog breed lists impacting underwriting and rating is exempt from the information reporting requirements if the insurer certifies annually in writing to the Department that they do not have or use any dog breed restrictions or dog breed lists.
SB 2077 (SCA 0002)
 Provides an exemption for facilities licensed by the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission under specified federal provisions and for employees of those facilities while engaged in the performance of their official duties.
SB 2133 (SFA 0001)
 Adds primary or preferred language to the statistical or demographic data that must be reported under the amendatory provisions. Removes provisions relating to the University of Illinois Hospital Act and the Hospital Licensing Act.
SB 2265 (SFA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Provides that each form designated or developed (rather than designated) by the Department of Public Health shall conform with specified requirements. Provides that the maximum possible period for informed consent shall be until a change in the prescription occurs as to the change in the type of psychotropic medication or an increase or decrease in dosage, dosage range, or titration schedule of the prescribed medication that was not included in the original informed consent (rather than the change in the type of psychotropic medication or an increase in dosage, unless the physician's order for which informed consent was given provides for an increase in dosage). Provides that when informed consent is not required for a change in dosage, the facility shall note in the resident's file that the resident was informed of the dosage change prior to the administration of the medication or that verbal, written, or electronic notice has been communicated to the resident's surrogate decision maker that a change in dosage has occurred. Effective immediately.
SB 2444 (SFA 0001)
  Adds provisions to the introduced bill amending the Illinois Housing Development Act. In provisions concerning the affordable housing tax donation credit program, provides that, for property that is for sale to homeowners, the gross monthly income standard is based on 120% (currently, 60%) of the area median income. Provides that the amount of tax credits reserved by the administrative housing agency for an approved project under the affordable housing tax donation credit program is limited to $32,850,352 in State fiscal years 2022 and 2023 and shall be increased by 5% in each fiscal year thereafter.
SB 2661 (SFA 0002)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Department of Professional Regulation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that for any license of a health care professional that expires during a public health emergency declared by the Governor, the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall extend the expiration date of that license by 6 months. Provides that the fees for renewal of that license and the expiration date of the renewed license shall be the same fees and expiration date as though the license was renewed on the original expiration date. Defines "health care professional". Effective immediately.
Total number of Filed Amendments: 30

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