Ensures patients receive information about treatment options, regardless of medical provider's religious beliefs.
SB 2155 Requires State Community College board to create an advisory committee for oversight SB 2157 Requires community college trustees to take professional development training SB 2158 Prevents community college boards from making personnel decisions within a 45 day "lame duck" period; allows for emergencies SB 2159 Limits contract lengths for college and university presidents and chancellors to four years and limits severance packages to one year salary plus benefits SB 2174 Requires board members of public universities to complete professional development leadership training SB 2407 Mandates DHS award Teen REACH grants (subject to appropriations) SB 2743 Bars yoga teacher training from state regulation as a business.
Police may seek location info in case of an escapee.
SB 3096 Requires AG, IL LETS and ISP to develop guidelines on reporting sexual assault and sexual abuse to law enforcement agencies HB 4344 Allows a relative of a deceased military member to request an honorary sign around designated roads HB 4432 Allows students an excused absence from school to play "Taps" at a military funeral HB 4433 Allows spouses of deceased military members to continue using military oriented special license plates HB 5018 Designates the second full week of April as National Public Safety Telecommunicators' Week, honoring 911 operators HB 5402 Allows an invidual to reclass their registration after recieving a special license plate without paying a replacement plate fee or registration sticker cost HB 5538 Law enforcement agencies shall develop arrest procedure policies for domestic violence situations, with training for new recruits and every five years.
Laws make the list based on their importance to the public and how broadly they affect key issues such as safety, ethics, workers' wages and benefits, and criminal justice reform, the Senate Democrats said.
Some new traffic law highlights for 2017 A first-of-its-kind law in Illinois will mandate training for cosmetologists when they renew their licenses."This training will help them recognize signs of domestic violence, but most importantly give them the tools they need to put victims in touch with services," said State Sen. Cunningham says domestic violence advocacy groups will provide the training free of charge."I think one thing we recognize in the Senate is there is this sort of unintentional discriminatory affect to a lot of laws that work against women.
SFA #2 clarifies by stating the Commission must coordinate with the Genetic and Metabolic Disease Advisory committee. HB 4683 Creates procedures on how pending criminal conviction appeals are handled if the defendant passes away HB 4966 Addresses licensing of a foster care home where there are quality of care concerns HB 5603 Contains several minor changes to legislation authorizing the use of video or audio surveillance in a nursing home resident's room, including that if a new roommate does not consent to monitoring, the facility must disable the device and requires Department of Public Health to create rules to administer the law HB 5912 Clarifies that a person riding a bicycle has all the rights applicable to a driver of a vehicle, including those regarding a vehicle's right-of-way HB 6331 Provides that the State Police shall notify local law enforcement agencies that have jurisdiction of a revocation of a FOID card due to an existing order of protection SB 2300 Requires landords to notify potential tenants of lead hazards and reduce the hazard before leasing apartment SB 2823 Allows a school board to hire a real estate broker to sell a structure renovated or built by students as part of a school project SB 2861 Creates a national guard military justice system SB 2875 A court may grant law enforcement's request for location surveillance information through testimony made through electronic means between requestor and judge if there is clear and present danger from imminent use of force, kidnapping, or occupation of any premises or hijacking of a vehicle.HB 6060 Adds the percentage of Medicaid funded residents as a factor that DHFS must consider for purposes of payment in nursing home facilities.SB 0211 Allows a photocopy of currency used in an undercover investigation to be used as evidence in court instead of the currency itself SB 0384 Allows public bodies to have closed meetings when discussing subjects protected by patient privacy laws SB 0629 A video recorder may be operated in a contract carrier vehicle SB 1564 Health Care Right of Conscience law.HB 4462 Allows state police, local police and other entities to administer epinephrine and be trained on how to administer it HB 6086 Adds length of time children are on the PUNS list as a criteria for priortizing services HB 6109 Establishes a pilot program for the Supreme Court to begin accepting petitions for temporary orders of protection electronically HB 6123 Requires National Guard members to undergo pre and post-deployment testing for depleted uranium HB 6131 Requires driver education teachers instruct students on proper actions to take during a traffic stop HB 6190 Adds traffic offense and class 4 felony violation of the Controlled Substances act to the Accelerated Resolution Program (Rocket Docket) and extends the repeal of the program to June 30, 2019 HB 6225 Allows small businesses that partner with outsourcing companies to maintain its own workers' compensation insurance HB 6226 Allows local governments to consult a highway design publication outside of IDOT's bureau of local roads and streets manual.HB 6245 "Removes the restriction that managing brokers and brokers can earn no more than 6 hours of continuing education credit in one calendar day." HB 6285 Requires mobile home park owners to accept rent payments even if a violation fine has been issued HB 6287 Provides that no egg shall be offered for sale for consumers use 45 days or more after candling SB 0321 Extends repeal date of River Edge Redevelopment Zone Act SB 2533 Compels the executive director of a water reclamation district board to appoint an administrative services officer SB 2833 Allows rulings related to violated county codes to be enforced by hearing officers SB 2835 Requires vehicles to stop before passing or driving past a stopped school bus on a public school highway; Removes highways on public school property from the classification of non-designated highways SB 2840 Allows regional superintendents to waive fees for homeless students wishing to take the High School Equivalency Test SB 2842 Requires that the transfer of real property to a trust have a transfer of legal title to the trustee SB 2906 Requires DHS to treat high school participation as core activities for TANF recipients.31 SB 2332 Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to adopt rules for clinical social workers SB 2343 Limits police use of stingray devices to track cell phones; use only to track location of or identify communications devices, not listen in; need detailed court order and non-target data must be deleted within 24 hours SB 2512 Ensures the parent, guardian or responsible relative of abused minors relay contact information for the minor's living relatives to DCFS SB 2741 Allows an association to correct any of its community instrument law inconsistencies by way of a two-thirds vote of the board of directors, without a membership vote SB 2777 Prohibits minors from being committed to DJJ facilities for committing crimes that are not felonies or for certain non-violent felonies SB 2876 Adds criminal offense of money laundering to list of offenses that can be joined into one count of an indictment, rather than prosecuted separately SB 2880 Allows for remote CCTV testimony for minors, persons w/ disabilities in crim sex assault cases SB 2907 Increases the threshold amount for property damage for a misdemeanor or felony from 0 to 0 SB 2984 Makes changes to the Electrologist Licensing Act SB 2985 Removes language prohibiting a genetic counselor from providing genetic counseling without a referral SB 3082 Defines "amputations" SB 3301 Requires all courses approved for Illinois Articulation Initiative Gen Ed. SB 2806 Raises the fine for for violating railroad crossing laws HB 0114 Requires DCFS to file case plans every 6 months after a minor has been appointed to a guardian; Requires IDJJ to notify the court of a critical incident involving a youth committed to the dept within 10 days HB 1437 Requires the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority toreport the number of persons arrested and released without charging, and the racial and ethnic composition of those persons.HB 4606 Creates an appeal process for students found in violation of residency requirements HB 5472 Expands the definition of "victim" under the Crime Victims Compensation Act HB 5576 Mandates insurance companies provide coverage for all contraceptive drugs approved by the FDA HB 5660 Amends Public Construction Bond Act.Sometimes it comes up in the way we impose sales tax," Cunningham said.For example, feminine hygiene products were being taxed at the same rate as "luxury" products.HB 5649 Allows the Secretary of State to issue a version of the Illinois Fire Fighters' Memorial license plates for motorcycles HB 6149 New universal specialty license plate for Illinois Veterans' Homes.SB 2431 Requires So S to make a Chicago police memorial license plate for motorcycles SB 3129 K-9 dogs can be more easily adopted by their human officer HB 5924 Amends Probate Act.