Senate Amendments Filed between 4/7/2021 and 4/8/2021
SB 0105 (SCA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: In a provision concerning clinical experience for an advanced practice registered nurse, provides that completion of the clinical experience must be attested to by the collaborating physician or physicians or employer (rather than the collaborating physician or physicians) and the advanced practice registered nurse. Provides that if the collaborating physician or physicians or employer is unable to attest to the completion of the clinical experience, the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation may accept other evidence of clinical experience as established by rule. Restores language concerning prescribing benzodiazepines or Schedule II narcotic drugs that was stricken in the introduced bill.
SB 0134 (SFA 0001)
 Expands the membership of the Local Journalism Task Force Act to include one representative of the Illinois News Broadcasters Association and one representative of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
SB 0138 (SCA 0002)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that "approved driver education course" includes any course of driver education, including classroom instruction, provided virtually via a live webcast taught by a licensed instructor or via a prerecorded session taught by a licensed instructor or online. Provides that a person, firm, association, partnership or corporation licensed by the Secretary of State may provide classroom instruction virtually via a live webcast taught by a licensed instructor or via prerecorded sessions taught by a licensed instructor or online. Provides that the Secretary shall permit a licensed commercial driving training school to offer classroom instruction virtually via a live webcast taught by a licensed instructor or via prerecorded sessions taught by a licensed instructor or online.
SB 0265 (SFA 0001)
 Changes the date upon which each public utility, electric cooperative, and municipal utility shall begin assessing a monthly Energy Assistance Charge on customer accounts from January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2022. Restores a provision providing that the Percentage of Income Payment Plan is created as a mandatory bill payment assistance program for low-income residential customers of utilities serving more that 100,000 retail customers.
SB 0267 (SCA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the contents of the bill with the following changes. Makes changes to the definition of "parent". Requires the Board of Higher Education to prepare a question or questions to be placed on one or more forms that are used by a public institution of higher education on an annual basis to collect demographic data from its students for the purpose of determining the parental status or legal guardian status of each of its enrolled students (rather than beginning September 1, 2021, requiring each public institution of higher education to determine the parental status of each of its enrolled students and collect specified information about the student if the student indicates that the student is a parent). Removes certain information required to be collected regarding child care centers or early learning centers. Provides that the Board of Higher Education and the Illinois Community College Board may adopt rules concerning the reporting of data to protect student privacy while satisfying the requirements of the Act. Effective July 1, 2021.
SB 0363 (SCA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Secretary of State Act. Creates the Task Force on Best Practices and Licensing of Non-Transplant Organ Donation Organizations to review and report on national standards for best practices in relation to the licensing and regulation of organizations that solicit or accept non-transplantation whole bodies and body parts. Provides for meetings and reporting requirements of the Task Force. Provides for appointment and membership requirements of the Task Force. Provides that the Office of the Secretary of State shall provide the Task Force with administrative and other support. Repeals provisions on July 1, 2022. Defines "Task Force". Effective immediately.
SB 0460 (SCA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Moves and changes the applicability of the provisions from the Chicago Municipal Article to the General Provisions Article. Makes conforming changes.
SB 0516 (SCA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Illinois Drug Reuse Opportunity Program Act. Provides that, notwithstanding any other law or rule, donors may donate drugs to recipients and recipients may receive donated drugs from donors. Provides that recipients shall only dispense or administer drugs to eligible patients, further donate drugs to another recipient, or dispose of drugs in accordance with specified provisions. Provides that drugs donated for use under the Act are considered nonsaleable. Provides that, when dispensing a drugs to an eligible patient, the recipient must do so at no cost to the eligible patient, except that a reasonable handling fee may be charged. Provides that recipients may only dispense or administer a prescription drug or provide an over-the-counter drug if specified requirements are met. Provides that recipients shall, to the greatest extent practicable, dispense drugs received under the Act to priority patients. Provides that drugs may be accepted under the Act only if specified requirements are met. Contains requirements for the further donation of drugs by a recipient. Contains provisions regarding the disposition of specified drugs. Provides that nothing in the Act requires that a pharmacy or pharmacist be a recipient of drugs under the Act. Provides that the Act shall supersede any inconsistent law or rule for activities conducted under the Act. Contains other provisions. Amends the Pharmacy Practice Act, the Wholesale Drug Distribution Licensing Act, the Senior Pharmaceutical Assistance Act, the Illinois Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, and the Cannabis and Controlled Substances Tort Claims Act to provide that persons engaged in donating or accepting, or packaging, repackaging, or labeling, prescription drugs to the extent permitted or required under the Illinois Drug Reuse Opportunity Program Act are exempt from provisions of those other Acts that might prohibit or otherwise regulate such activity.
SB 0548 (SCA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: In provisions amending the Private Detective, Private Alarm, Private Security, Fingerprint Vendor, and Locksmith Act of 2004, provides that training for registered employees of a private detective agency, private detectives, and private security contractors may be provided in a classroom or seminar setting or via Internet-based online learning programs (rather than in a classroom setting or may be Internet-based online or other supervised computerized training); provides that the original form or a copy (rather than the form) that certifies that the employee successfully completed basic and annual training shall be placed in the employee's file with the employer for the period the employee remains with the employer (and makes conforming changes); and makes other changes. In provisions amending the Criminal Code of 2012, removes language that provides that specified provisions concerning the unlawful use of a weapon do not apply to an athlete's possession, transport on official Olympic and Paralympic transit systems established for athletes, or use of competition firearms sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee, the International Paralympic Committee, the International Shooting Sport Federation, or USA Shooting in connection with such athlete's training for and participation in shooting competitions at the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games and sanctioned test events leading up to the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games; specifies that, for certain security guards, 20 hours of training for a security officer and 28 (rather than 20) hours of firearm training are required to qualify for an exemption; and makes conforming changes.
SB 0633 (SCA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the contents of the bill with the following changes. Amends the Department of State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois to provide that the Illinois State Police (rather than the State Board of Education) shall post on its website for each school year the total number of sexual assault incidents reported by school districts statewide and in each school district and report the data annually to the General Assembly. Requires the State Board of Education to provide a link on its website to the Illinois State Police website where the sexual assault data may be accessed by the public. Requires a school district to report an incident of sexual assault by a student against another student to the State Board of Education and the Illinois State Police (rather than only to the State Board of Education).
SB 0680 (SCA 0001)
 Provides that the Secretary of State does not warrant the completeness, accuracy, content, or fitness for any particular purpose or use of any public data set made available on the web portal, nor are such warranties to be implied or inferred with respect to the public data sets furnished under this Act. Provides that the State is not liable for any deficiencies in the completeness, accuracy, content, or fitness for any particular purpose or use of any public data set or any third party application utilizing such data set, unless deficiency is the result of willful or wanton action of the Secretary of State or its employees or agents.
SB 0731 (SFA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Data Transparency and Privacy Act. Provides that any business that processes personal information or deidentified information must, prior to processing, provide notice to the consumer to whom the information refers or belongs of specific information in the service agreement or somewhere readily accessible on the business' website or mobile application. Establishes a "right to know" for consumers and prescribes types of information that they may request of businesses. Provides that consumers have the right to opt out of agreements that entail the disclosure of personal information from the business to third parties and affiliates, the sale of personal information from the business to third parties and affiliates, and the processing of personal information by the business, third parties, and affiliates. Provides that consumers have the right to request that a business correct inaccurate personal information about the consumer or delete personal information about the consumer. Prescribes a protocol for the handling of consumer requests by businesses. Prescribes pricing incentives and prohibitions against discrimination. Provides that businesses, affiliates, and third parties must conduct risk assessments and provides requirements for the assessments. Provides that enforcement of the Act may arise through private actions or enforcement by the Attorney General. Provides that any waiver of the provisions of the Act is void and unenforceable. Contains home rule preemption and severability provisions. Effective January 1, 2022.
SB 0805 (SFA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Requires the State Board of Education to develop and implement a School Unused Food Program that allows public schools in this State to provide food that is unused by the school to needy children who are students of that school. Provides that unused food under the Program shall be provided at no cost to the student. Provides that a school participating in the Program may contract with third parties to provide services under the Program. Provides for the adoption of rules. Defines "needy children". Effective immediately.
SB 0919 (SFA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Broadband Advisory Council Act. Adds 4 members to the Broadband Advisory Council to represent underrepresented and ethnically diverse communities that are appointed by the Governor, including: one member from a community-based organization representing the interests of African-American or Black individuals; one member from a community-based organization representing the interests of Hispanic or Latino individuals; one member from a community-based organization representing the interests of Asian-American or Pacific Islander individuals; and one member from a community-based organization representing the interests of ethnically diverse individuals. Makes corresponding changes.
SB 1077 (SFA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Early Intervention Services System Act. Permits an early intervention provider to deliver via telehealth any type of early intervention services authorized under the Act to the extent of his or her scope of practice as established in his or her respective licensing Act consistent with the standards of care for in-person services. Requires parents to be informed of the availability of early intervention services provided through telehealth. Provides that parents shall make the final decision as to whether accepted early intervention services are delivered in person or via telehealth. Amends the Telehealth Act. Expands the definition of "health professional" to include qualified providers listed under a specified provision of the Early Intervention Services System Act.
SB 1083 (SFA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Rates Article of the Public Utilities Act. Provides that "participating gas utility" means a public utility that provides natural gas distribution services to more than 150,000 retail customers in Illinois that voluntarily elects and commits to develop and implement a Greenhouse Gas Plan that significantly reduces, offsets, or avoids greenhouse gas emissions in the State of Illinois attributable to the utility's operations and customers' end use of gas delivered by the utility. Provides that a participating gas utility shall commit at the time it elects to participate, that, by 2030, it will: lower the overall carbon intensity of the fuel supply delivered to its customers; make qualified investments in gas distribution system improvements; and implement and deploy customer programs and make qualified investments designed to reduce or offset greenhouse gas emissions. Provides that a participating gas utility may implement a multi-year rate tariff approved by the Illinois Commerce Commission in order to establish just and reasonable rates for natural gas delivery services on a multi-year cycle. Provides that for each calendar year, the participating gas utility shall file with the Chief Clerk of the Commission updated actual cost inputs to the rates established under the multi-year rate plan and a request for reconciliation of rates. Provides that nothing shall prohibit the Commission from investigating, or a participating utility from filing, revenue-neutral tariff changes related to rate design of a multi-year rate that has been placed into effect for the utility. Provides that within 30 days after the filing of a multi-year tariff, each participating gas utility shall develop and file with the Commission a plan designed to achieve over a 9-year period specified performance-based metrics, including incorporation of sustainable gas into its gas supply portfolio, implementation of proposed qualified investments, implementation of the proposed customer programs and qualified investments, and design a performance metric regarding the creation of opportunities for minority-owned, women-owned, and veteran-owned business enterprises. Effective immediately.
SB 1164 (SFA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Paint Stewardship Act. Contains the findings of the General Assembly. Provides that manufacturers of architectural paint sold at retail in the State or representative organizations shall submit to the Director of the Environmental Protection Agency a plan for the establishment of a postconsumer paint stewardship program. Requires the program to meet specified requirements. Provides that manufacturers or retailers shall not sell or offer for sale architectural paint to any person in the State unless the manufacturer of a paint brand or representative organization is implementing an approved paint stewardship plan. Prohibits the incineration of leftover architectural paint collected pursuant to an approved paint stewardship plan. Provides that manufacturers or representative organizations shall submit reports with specified requirements. Provides that manufactures or representative organizations participating in a postconsumer paint stewardship program shall not be liable for any claim of a violation of antitrust, restraint of trade, unfair trade practice, or other anticompetitive conduct arising from conduct undertaken in accordance with the program. Provides administrative and oversight fees to be paid to the Agency. Provides that manufacturers or representative organizations shall implement the postconsumer paint collection plan within 6 months of the date that the program plan is approved. Contains provisions regarding postconsumer paint from households and small businesses. Contains other provisions.
SB 1166 (SFA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Investing in Illinois Works Tax Credit Act. Provides that each owner or operator, as defined in the Illinois Hazardous Materials Workforce Training Act, may apply for a credit against withholding payments due under the Illinois Income Tax Act for each member of its skilled and trained workforce who is also a qualifying graduate. Provides limitations on the credit. Creates the Access to Apprenticeship Act. Provides that no preapprenticeship or apprenticeship program may require a recommendation from a union member or any other person as a condition of acceptance. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act and the Illinois Income Tax Act to make conforming changes. Creates the Illinois Hazardous Workforce Materials Training Act. Requires workers at high hazard facilities to obtain minimum approved safety training, provided by the Occupational and Safety Health Administration, and to file a certificate of completion with the Department of Labor. Contains enforcement provisions. Provides that the Act does not apply to any owner or operator that has an executed national or local labor agreement in effect pertaining to the performance of construction work at a given facility or site under the terms of the agreement. Requires applicable apprenticeship and training programs, approved by and registered with the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Apprenticeship, providing minimum approved safety training for workers in high hazard facilities and contractors employing workers at high hazard facilities to file an annual report with the Department and the Illinois Works Review Panel. Provides that an owner or operator who violates the requirements of the Act shall be subject to a minimum civil penalty of $10,000 for each violation. Requires all moneys received by the Department as fees and civil penalties under the Act to be deposited into the Illinois Works Fund to be used to recruit, prescreen, and provide preapprenticeship skills training. Contains other provisions. Effective January 1, 2022.
SB 1245 (SFA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Wildlife Code. In a provision concerning the taking of deer, deletes language relating to the Department of Natural Resources publicly announcing, via statewide news release, permit requirements, application dates, hunting rules, legal weapons, and reporting requirements. Provides that the Department shall publicly announce, via statewide news release, the season dates and shooting hours, and the counties and sites open to hunting.
SB 1410 (SFA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Fire Protection District Act. In provisions relating to amounts a municipality must pay to a fire protection district after disconnection of district territory, provides that a municipality which does not timely make the payment required shall be subject to a reduction in its allocation from the Local Government Distributive Fund by the amount due to the fire protection district and the amount shall be remitted to the fire protection district from the Local Government Distributive Fund upon notice by the fire protection district to the Department of Revenue that the required payment has not been made. Amends the State Revenue Sharing Act making conforming changes.
SB 1471 (SFA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Outbreak Preparedness Act. Provides that specified facilities shall create procedures for limiting the spread of an infectious disease outbreak, conduct training for all facility personnel, including contractors, and conduct yearly outbreak safety drills. Provides that the Department of Public Health may adopt emergency rules for the implementation of the Act and makes a conforming change in the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Effective immediately.
SB 1472 (SFA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Department of Veterans' Affairs Act. Establishes the Illinois Veterans Home at Lincoln. Creates the Illinois Veterans' Home of Central Illinois Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Provides that appropriations from the Fund shall be used by the Department of Veterans' Affairs to purchase needed equipment and supplies to enhance the lives of the residents at and for the operations of veterans' homes in central Illinois, including capital improvements, building rehabilitation, and repairs. Effective immediately.
SB 1553 (SCA 0002)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the bill as introduced, with the following changes: Provides that a person commits aggravated endangering the life or health of a child when he or she knowingly and willfully deprives a child under the age of 18 of necessary food, shelter, health care, or supervision appropriate to the age of the child, when the person is reasonably able to make the necessary provisions and which deprivation substantially harms the child's physical, mental, or emotional health. Provides that the failure to provide specific medical treatment shall not alone be considered willful deprivation of health care if the person can show that the treatment would conflict with the tenets and practice of a recognized religious denomination of which the person is an adherent or member. Provides that the exception does not in any manner restrict the right of an interested party to petition the court on behalf of the best interest of the child.
SB 1588 (SCA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code to create the Travel Insurance Act. Sets forth the scope and purposes of the Travel Insurance Act. Sets forth provisions concerning licensing and registration of travel insurance business entities. Provides that the Director of Insurance may issue producer licenses and limited lines producer licenses. Provides that each travel insurance business entity shall pay the Department of Insurance a fee of $500 for its initial license and $500 for each renewal license, payable on May 31 annually. Sets forth provisions concerning travel protection plans. Provides that travel protection plans may be offered for one price for the combined features that the travel protection plan offers in the State if specified requirements are met. Sets forth provisions concerning travel insurance sales practices. Provides that no entity shall act or represent itself as a travel administrator for travel insurance in this State unless that entity is a licensed property and casualty insurance producer in the State, holds a valid managing general agent license in the State, or holds a valid third-party administrator license in the State. Provides that specified practices are unfair methods of competition and unfair and deceptive acts and practices. Provides that travel insurance may be classified and filed under an inland marine line of insurance. Provides that travel insurance may be in the form of an individual, group, master, or blanket policy. Provides that the Department may adopt rules to implement the Article. Defines terms. Repeals a provision concerning travel insurance business entity licenses. Effective 90 days after becoming law.
SB 1623 (SCA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that, for the purpose of removing barriers to the timely treatment of serious mental illnesses, insurance cost containment prior authorization mandates and insurance utilization management controls shall not be imposed under the fee-for-service and managed care medical assistance programs on any FDA approved prescription drug that is recognized by a generally accepted standard medical reference as effective in the treatment of conditions specified in the most recent Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders published by the American Psychiatric Association.
SB 1633 (SCA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Adds provisions regarding the legislative purpose of the Act and the public policy of the State. Removes language providing that: (1) all residents shall have the right to be treated with courtesy and respect for their individuality by employees or persons providing medical services or care, and shall have their human and civil rights maintained in all aspects of medical care; (2) employees and persons providing medical services or care must have up-to-date certification, licensure, and training pursuant to applicable Illinois law; (3) a resident shall have his or her basic human needs accommodated in a timely manner; (4) a resident has the right to maintain his or her autonomy as much as possible, to be a curious and self-actualizing individual, and to engage in intellectual, self-actualizing creative endeavors; and (5) all applicable rights under the Medical Patient Rights Act apply to all residents under the Act. Provides that every facility (rather than every acute care inpatient facility, community-based residential program, and facility that employs more than 2 people who provide outpatient mental health services) shall have a written internal grievance procedure. Makes changes concerning the criteria for the grievance procedure. Removes language requiring the notice of grievance procedure to include contact information for the Department of Public Health and the area nursing home ombudsman pursuant to specified federal provisions. Makes other changes.
SB 1651 (SCA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Removes provisions of the Personnel Code that provide that registered nurses, including those employed by the Department of Public Health, are completely exempt from the jurisdiction of the Department of Central Management Services with respect to the hiring of those individuals. Provides that when hiring a registered nurse, no State agency shall take into consideration the accreditation status of the nursing school or program of the applicant if he or she graduated from a nursing program at a State-funded public college or university in Illinois and is licensed as a registered nurse by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Makes conforming changes.
SB 1672 (SCA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that an insurer that issues a policy or contract insuring against liability for injury to any person or against liability for injury to or destruction of property, arising out of ownership or lease of residential one, 2, 3, or 4 dwelling real property, may not cancel or refuse to issue or renew that kind of policy or contract based solely upon the harboring of a specific breed or mix of pet dog upon the insured property. Provides that an insurer must state in writing the reason for cancelling or refusing to issue or renew a policy or contract insuring against liability for injury to any person or injury to or destruction of property arising out of ownership or lease of residential one, 2, 3, or 4 dwelling real property. Provides that all insurers issuing any policies or contracts insuring against liability for injury to any person or against liability for injury to or destruction of property, arising out of ownership or lease of residential one, 2, 3, or 4 dwelling real property must file with the Director of Insurance a list of breeds and mixes of dogs that they will not insure by December 31, 2021. Provides that the Director shall publish the insurance company name and the list of dog breeds on the Department of Insurance's website by March 31, 2022 and shall request data supporting the list of dog breeds excluded.
SB 1711 (SCA 0001)
 Further amends the Historic Preservation Tax Credit Act to provide that the amount of qualified expenditures must (i) equal $5,000 or more and (ii) exceed the adjusted basis of the structure on the first day the qualified rehabilitation plan commenced (currently, the expenditures must (i) equal $5,000 or more or (ii) exceed the adjusted basis of the structure on the first day the qualified rehabilitation plan commenced). Makes various technical corrections.
SB 1767 (SCA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Prevailing Wage Act. Makes changes in the information that must be searchable in the database capable of accepting and retaining certified payrolls. Provides that beginning January 1, 2022, the Department of Labor shall make accessible to the public on its website by the 16th day of each month following the month the work was performed the following information from certified payrolls submitted under this Act: each worker's (i) name, (ii) classification or classifications, (iii) skill level, such as apprentice or journeyman, (iv) gross wages paid in each pay period, (v) number of hours worked each day, (vi) starting and ending times of work each day, (vii) hourly wage rate, (viii) hourly overtime wage rate, and (ix) hourly fringe benefit rate. Provides that the database shall be searchable by contractor name, project name, county in which the work is performed, and contracting public body. Effective immediately.
SB 1789 (SCA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Department of Healthcare and Family Services Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services (rather than the Department of Central Management Services) shall implement and develop a program to establish a State prescription generic drug label for the purpose of increasing competition in the generic drug market and lowering generic drug prices for all purchasers. Provides that the Department shall contract with one or more generic drug manufacturers to manufacture certain generic drugs on behalf of the State and participating entities. Provides for the adoption of rules. Establishes the State Generic Drug Label Task Force to study the cost savings of establishing a State prescription generic drug label. Provides for the membership of the Task Force. Provides that members of the Task Force shall serve without compensation. Provides for administrative support to the Task Force. Provides for meetings of the Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall study the cost savings of establishing a State prescription generic drug label, and all relevant and related matters, and issue a report on its findings to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before December 31, 2021. Repeals provisions on January 1, 2023. Effective immediately.
SB 1896 (SCA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits criminal sexual abuse if he or she commits an act of sexual conduct with a victim who is at least 18 years of age but under 21 years of age when the act was committed and who is a student attending classes at a public or private secondary school and the accused held a position of trust, authority, or supervision in relation to the victim at the same school. Provides that this offense is a Class 4 felony. Provides that a person commits aggravated criminal sexual abuse if he or she commits an act of sexual penetration with a victim who is at least 18 years of age but under 21 years of age when the act was committed and who is a student attending classes at a public or private secondary school and the accused held a position of trust, authority, or supervision in relation to the victim at the same school. Provides that this offense is a Class 2 felony.
SB 1962 (SCA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the bill as introduced with a technical change. Effective immediately.
SB 1974 (SCA 0001)
 In provisions concerning recoupment by an insurer, health maintenance organization, independent practice association, or physician hospital organization, provides that no recoupment or offset may be requested or withheld from future payments 12 months or more (rather than 6 months or more) after the original payment is made. Removes language that provides that an insurer, health maintenance organization, independent practice association, or physician hospital organization may not attempt a recoupment or offset until all appeal rights are exhausted.
SB 1980 (SCA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the General Provisions Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that upon motion, a court shall award reasonable attorney's fees and costs, including expert witness fees and other litigation expenses, to a plaintiff, participant, or beneficiary who is a prevailing party in any action brought to enforce a right arising under the Code or Article XIII, Section 5 of the Illinois Constitution. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement by the State. Effective immediately.
SB 2043 (SFA 0001)
 Removes provisions concerning the School Technology Program.
SB 2122 (SCA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 and the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill, except: (1) limits the presumed inadmissibility to a confession made by the minor during the custodial interrogation (rather than statements) in which the law enforcement officer or juvenile officer (rather than a law enforcement officer, juvenile officer, or other public official or employee) knowingly engaged in deception; (2) provides that the presumption of inadmissibility of the confession may be overcome by a preponderance of the evidence (rather than clear and convincing evidence); and (3) in the definition of "deception" changes false statements regarding leniency to unauthorized statements regarding leniency.
SB 2177 (SCA 0001)
 Removes language requiring all purchase of service agencies under contract with the Department of Children and Family Services to ensure that each youth in care has appropriate baggage and other items to store his or her belongings when moving through the State's child welfare system.
SB 2202 (SCA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Use Tax Act and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that, with respect to the sale of a manufactured home where (i) the purchase is the first purchase of the manufactured home for use as a dwelling and (ii) the taxpayer certifies to the Department of Revenue that, within 30 days after the sale, the manufactured home will be affixed to a permanent foundation in the State, the tax imposed by the Acts applies to 50% of the proceeds of sales.
SB 2245 (SCA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the introduced bill with the following change. Removes language providing that, no later than January 1, 2022, the Department of Agriculture shall develop a drift monitoring study to evaluate pesticide drift at 3 schools within the State and shall submit a report of its findings and recommendations to the General Assembly no later than January 1, 2023.
SB 2278 (SCA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Provides that each county that imposes a special county occupation tax for public safety, public facilities, mental health, substance abuse, or transportation shall (in the introduced bill, may) establish a 7-member board to administer the tax. Provides that home rule units are exempt from the provisions of the amendatory Act but may adopt some or all of its provisions by ordinance. Sets forth the terms of the members of the Board. Provides for the removal of members of the board by the appointing authority.
SB 2304 (SCA 0001)
 Removes provisions of the introduced bill related to qualifying rehabilitation. Further amends the Affordable Housing Planning and Appeal Act. Provides that any vacancies in the Housing Appeals Board shall be filled within 90 days of the vacancy. Provides that the definition of affordable housing includes any required parking, maintenance, and landlord-imposed fees.
SB 2323 (SCA 0001)
 Changes the definition of "restraints" to provide that the term does not include child restraint systems or devices ordinarily worn by the youth during transport. Expands the definition of "youth" to include youth in the protective custody of the Department of Children and Family Services. In a provision concerning individualized trauma-sensitive transportation plans, provides that for youth who are psychiatrically hospitalized, discharge and placement planning shall begin from the moment of admission, including developing the transportation plan required under the amendatory Act and seeking court approval as necessary.
SB 2333 (SCA 0001)
  Replaces a provision concerning which candidates for earned discretionary reentry shall have the first hearing opportunities by providing that for a period of 3 years after the effective date of the amendatory Act, candidates must be 50 years of age or older and must have been incarcerated for at least 20 years and that after 3 years, this age limitation shall not apply. Adds an immediate effective date to the bill.
SB 2339 (SCA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the bill as introduced, with the following change: Clarifies language related to restricting the identity of child victims of criminal sexual offenses or alleged criminal sexual offenses by providing that such identity shall be restricted unless a court order is issued authorizing the removal of such restriction of a particular case record or particular records of cases maintained by any circuit court clerk.
SB 2340 (SCA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the bill as introduced, with the following change: Clarifies language related to restricting the identity of victims of criminal sexual offenses or alleged criminal sexual offenses by providing that such identity shall be restricted unless a court order is issued authorizing the removal of such restriction of a particular case record or particular records of cases maintained by any circuit court clerk.
SB 2408 (SCA 0001)
 Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. In provisions concerning the purpose of the Illinois Insurance Guaranty Fund Article of the Illinois Insurance Code, provides that the purpose of the Article is to also provide a mechanism for the Illinois Insurance Guaranty Fund to participate in and facilitate the process by which the assets of an insolvent company are marshaled and distributed beyond reimbursing the cost of covered claims, and that these provisions are inoperative 5 years after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Provides that language allowing the Fund to contract with the Office of Special Deputy Receiver or any other person or organizations authorized by law to carry out the duties of the Director in her or his capacity as a receiver under Article XIII of the Code are inoperative 5 years after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Removes provisions allowing the Illinois Insurance Guaranty Fund to contract to provide services to the Illinois Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association and organizations in another state similar to the Illinois Insurance Guaranty Fund or the Illinois Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.
SB 2430 (SCA 0001)
 Makes formatting changes to the introduced bill to clarify that the provisions concerning investment partnerships apply for tax years ending on or after January 1, 2021.
SB 2440 (SCA 0001)
  Provides that no credit may be awarded under the introduced bill for a taxable year beginning prior to January 1, 2024.
SB 2445 (SCA 0001)
 Provides that the credits and incentives created in the introduced bill apply on or after January 1, 2024 (in the introduced bill January 1, 2021). In provisions creating the Build Illinois Homes Tax Credit Act, provides that notice of recapture shall be sent to the owner of the qualified development, the Department of Revenue, and the Department of Insurance (in the introduced bill, the Department of Revenue and Department of Insurance only). Further amends the Property Tax Code. Makes changes concerning the assessment of low-income housing projects that qualify for the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit under Section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code. Makes other technical changes.
SB 2520 (SCA 0001)
  Provides that the county board may petition the circuit court to appoint the Attorney General (rather than notify the Attorney General), or authorize the hiring of outside legal counsel (rather than hire outside legal counsel), to represent the county board while the conflict of interest remains. Makes conforming changes.
SB 2577 (SFA 0001)
  Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that an Illinois resident in the United States Military permanently assigned out of state may retain and renew his or her Firearm Owner's Identification Card. Effective immediately.
Total number of Filed Amendments: 52

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