Our governor has been busy….130 bills signed posted here

Written by Michael E Dehn

Founder and CEO of Metro Pulse a continually running enterprise since May 1980.

July 30, 2023

Gov. Pritzker Takes Bill Action

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Today, Governor JB Pritzker took the following bill action:

Bill Number: HB0439

Description: Requires DCFS to develop a strategic plan that would improve access to quality in-state residential treatment, evidence-based alternatives to residential treatment, and specialized foster care for youth in the care of the Department.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB0475

Description: Changes timeline for the appointment of community mental health board members and allows such boards to implement a budget. Additionally, allows the Sangamon County Board to form and operate a volunteer rescue squad.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB0476

Description: Permits the Board of Commissioners of the Metro-East Sanitary District to provide employees and commissioners with insurance.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB1119

Description: Makes changes to the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority Board membership makeup by now requiring two members be individuals who have been formally incarcerated.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB1132

Description: Amends the Laser System Act of 1997 to add personnel and general liability insurance requirements for laser light shows and temporary laser displays.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB1133

Description: Provides that the elected secretary of a board of trustees of a community college district may choose whether they wish to be a member of the board.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB1199

Description: Designates October as Italian-American Heritage Month to be observed throughout the State.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB1268

Description: Allows a person convicted of a felony to serve as an executor if certain criteria are met.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB1342

Description: Transportation omnibus that among other things allows local transit agencies such as Metra, CTA, PACE, and others to suspend riding privileges or confiscate fare cards, establishes more support for youth employment opportunities within transportation service providers, and requires reporting on safety statistics.

Action: Signed

Effective: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Regional Transit Authority Public Transportation Assistance Program and requirements for PACE and METRA to create youth employment opportunities take effect immediately, the rest take effect January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB1363

Description: Expands the responsibilities of an employer to respond to gender-related violence in the workplace.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB1399

Description: Establishes mental health treatment plans of action and penalties to aide in combating indecent exposure towards correctional officers in all Illinois Department of Corrections facilities.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB1526

Description: Creates the Outdoor Rx Program Act.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB1615

Description: Provides that the Illinois Nursing Workforce Center’s primary goals shall include developing a strategic plan for the nursing workforce in the State. Also creates the Illinois Nursing Workforce Center Advisory Board.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB1727

Description: Allows sheriff departments in counties under 2 million to bypass bidding requirements for the replacement of damaged patrol vehicles.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB1767

Description: Waives the Illinois residence requirement for public university system law enforcement examinations.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB2041

Description: Cleans up items in various higher education statutes and includes the ability for the Illinois Board of Higher Education to issue cease and desist orders to any school operating outside of the required permit.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB2043

Description: Makes various changes to the Illinois Credit Union Act

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB2054

Description: Expands the acceptable qualifications required by applicants applying for an Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice Specialist position.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB2068

Description: Creates the Transportation Benefits Program Act. Requires eligible employers to allow eligible employees to exclude public transit costs from taxable wages.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB2094

Description: Ensures consumers are not mislead with deceptive mailing from a solicitor from a mortgage company that is not connected to the consumer’s mortgage company.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB2100

Description: Changes the definition of exploitation of a senior resident or person with a disability living in a long-term care facility, making it a Class 1 Felony if the person is 70 years of age or older and the value of the property is $15,000 or more.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB2123

Description: Creates a cause of action for individuals who are the target of deep fakes and other digitally altered sexual images.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB2131

Description: Establishes a taskforce to develop policies to reduce traffic fatalities.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB2174

Description: Amends the Homeowner’s Energy Policy Statement Act with relation to solar energy systems being installed on homes within community associations.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB2214

Description: Requires the Department of Human Services to track the scope and frequency of stolen SNAP benefits in Illinois where a SNAP recipient’s benefits are stolen from the recipient’s electronic benefits transfer card by means of card skimming, card cloning, or some other similar fraudulent method.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB2217

Description: Modernizes radon testing, disclosure, and mitigation of radon in rental units, and makes clear the responsibilities of each party to ensure cooperation between the parties.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB2219

Description: Allows the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District to construct and operate wind and solar energy projects on district real estate.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB2245

Description: Requires Cook County to establish a 24 hour, every day of the week vehicle theft hotline to facilitate the location of a stolen vehicle.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB2269

Description: Makes the addition to add all estate planning documents, rather than just the will, to those documents which can be prepared electronically.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB2274

Description: Allows individuals to be eligible for a speech-language pathology assistant license if they have a bachelor’s degree in speech-language pathology or communication science and disorders, and have completed 100 hours of a comparable assistant program that was supervised by a licensed speech-language pathologist.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB2285

Description: Expands the definition of “health care employer.”

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB2297

Description: Expands reporting requirements for state agencies to include non-binary or gender non-confirming in their employment reports.

Action: Signed

Effective: July 1, 2025

Bill Number: HB2300

Description: Makes various changes to the Illinois Works Job Program Act.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB2301

Description: Amends several statutes regulating radioactive waste, providing an updated definition of low-level radioactive waste so that byproduct material is included in the definition.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB2372

Description: Creates the position of certified youth firesetter interventionists in the Division of Arson Investigation within the Office of the State Fire Marshal.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB2392

Description: Allows teachers who are members of a statewide teacher’s union to spend up to 10 days during a school term representing that union in federal advocacy work.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB2395

Description: Omnibus that contains sunset extension language for Electrologists, CPAs, Private Detectives, and Veterinary Medicine, extending those licenses to January 1, 2029.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB2431

Description: Makes it unlawful to videoconference while driving.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB2447

Description: Adds childcare obligation to open meeting physical participation exceptions and closed meeting exceptions for school board meeting testimonies.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB2475

Description: Expands the branches of military service, educational, and training requirements that can be used to exempt applicants from some of the requirements to become Illinois State Police Officers.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB2487

Description: Creates the Justice40 Oversight Committee to make findings and recommendations regarding environmental justice in Illinois.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB2493

Description: Expands unpaid leave from work so an employee can take a total of not more than 2 workweeks of unpaid leave for specified reasons relating to a family or household member who is killed in a crime of violence, which must be completed within 60 days after the date on which the employee receives notice of the death of the victim.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB2518

Description: Extends dates of completion and retirement of obligations used to finance redevelopment projects in specific cities.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB2527

Description: Extends the reporting deadline for the Municipal Water and Wastewater Funding Study Committee through March 1, 2024.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB2531

Description: Requires the Illinois Department of Transportation to start the prequalification process for entering public-private agreements established in the South Suburban Airport Act.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1 2024, prequalification process must commence within 6 months after this date.

Bill Number: HB2539

Description: Allows the Department of Revenue to transfer funds required for stipends and additional compensation for certain officials to counties and townships.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB2579

Description: Adds that the Department of Revenue can deny a certificate of registration to a retailer to include someone who fails to file any return on or before the prescribed due date.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB2619

Description: Requires the State Long Term Care Ombudsman to be notified when a resident is involuntarily transferred or discharged from a nursing home facility.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB2621

Description: Requires the Illinois Department of Public Health to create a pilot program to allow the Department to employ a certified plumbing inspector to perform municipal inspections on behalf of the Department.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB2717

Description: Connects the federal requirements for mortgage loans and required escrow accounts and payments with requirements contained in Illinois Statute.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB2719

Description: Requires hospitals to screen patients for financial assistance eligibility and pursue all cost-reducing options before taking a collection action against the patient.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB2782

Description: Requires investment managers of governmental units to provide a description of how sustainability factors are integrated into investment decisions, analysis, the portfolio, and ownership.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB2799

Description: Establishes mental health treatment plans of action and penalties to aide in combating indecent exposure towards correctional officers in all Illinois Department of Corrections facilities.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB2829

Description: Amends the Human Rights Act to eliminate an outdated provision related to a temporary panel to reduce a previous backlog of investigation and adds a provision that allows the Human Rights Commission to appoint foreign language interpreters for cases.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB2845

Description: Adds hauling of biosolids to the Prevailing Wage Act.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB2855

Description: Amends the Lyme Disease Task Force to specify that the appointed veterinarian must be currently practicing as well as adding an additional member who must be an entomologist.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2025

Bill Number: HB2858

Description: Updates and aligns definitions with federal regulations and provides that any person may report information about a suspicious death of an eligible adult to an agency.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB3026

Description: Includes time served in a county jail as part of the minimum 60 days of a sentence that must be served before the Illinois Department of Correction’s Director may award any earned discretionary sentence credits.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB3055

Description: Creates the Faith Behind Bars Act to further clarify the rights of incarcerated individuals’ ability to practice faith in Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) facilities.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB3060

Description: Requires the Department of Public Health to adopt rules for meeting specific standards for at-home continuing care. Also allows the Department to deny, suspend, or revoke a certificate of registration for cause. Contains other provisions.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB3095

Description: Requires the Pollution Control Board to adopt rules for the placement of municipal utility-generated limestone residuals in a limestone mine that is located in whole or in part below the municipality.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1st, 2024

Bill Number: HB3133

Description: Allows the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago to institute an electronic reporting system.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB3135

Description: Allows the Department of Human Rights to intervene in cases that involve the Department’s interest and makes other changes to the clarify procedures at the Department.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB3203

Description: Expands access to fentanyl test strips.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB3230

Description: Creates an act to improve quality and access to Illinois behavioral health crisis services.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB3233

Description: Requires the Illinois DREAM Fund Commission to produce materials to help educate people about the purpose of the Fund, and to create a process for customers who transmit money internationally to donate to the fund.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB3236

Description: Forbids retail installment contracts, retail installment transactions, and retail charge agreements for the sale of cats and dogs by making such contracts unenforceable. Forbids the use of secured loans for the sale of dogs and cats.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB3249

Description: Allows injured law enforcement officers, corrections, and firefighting employees and their surviving spouses and children to choose between any health insurance plan available to current employees.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB3253

Description: Codifies the definition of a “protected person” in provisions prohibiting the use of certain deceptive tactics by law enforcement during custodial interrogations.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB3277

Description: Allows permit-exempt landscape waste composting operations conducted on farms to make “incidental sales” of finished compost.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB3301

Description: Requires the creation and administration of an automated list of newly hired employees named the “Illinois Directory of New Hires”.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB3314

Description: Allows attorney’s fees to be awarded to consumers in actions regarding one-sided contracts.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB3345

Description: Requires the Illinois Secretary of State to provide individuals committed to the Illinois Department of Corrections or the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice with an Illinois ID upon receipt of identifying documents.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB3370

Description: Adds power washing to remove coatings to the Prevailing Wage Act.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB3400

Description: Revises the Prevailing Wage Act reporting requirements to require reporting of demographic information of workers on public works projects.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB3428

Description: Makes mandatory the previously permissive requirement for all k-12 schools to keep an opioid antagonist in a secure location on campus.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB3436

Description: Allows the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers to issue a ‘Thank a Line Worker’ license plate decal.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB3448

Description: Requires that every primary contractor and subcontractor must clearly post the requirements of the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act to be viewed by workers on a job site.

Action: Signed

Effective: July 1, 2023

Bill Number: HB3508

Description: Requires the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency to establish a program to collect from fire departments, and dispose or destroy, fire-fighting foam containing PFAS.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB3522

Description: Allows students who earned the Illinois Global Scholar Certificate four credits toward their higher education degree requirements.

Action: Signed

Effective: July 1, 2023.

Bill Number: HB3590

Description: Creates the Student Career Development Liability Insurance Advisory Committee under the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to study the issue of extending liability insurance to cover high school or community college students participating in work-based learning.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB3592

Description: Provides protections for current or former students who were under the age of 18 at the time of alleged sexual abuse or alleged misconduct during tenured teacher dismissal proceedings.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB3698

Description: Requires the creation of the Cultural Empowerment Program and provides greater details for grantees who would be eligible to participate in the program.

Action: Signed

Effective: Program must begin operations no later than July 1, 2024.

Bill Number: HB3699

Description: Establishes a pilot program to connect parents who are behind on child support payments with job opportunities in the State.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB3751

Description: Non-citizens may apply to be police officers.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB3779

Description: The Illinois Department of Corrections must provide a three-day prior notice for any person being placed in a work release facility to the State’s Attorney and Sheriff of the county in which the work release center is located.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB3792

Description: Adds light pole or traffic light workers to the Prevailing Wage Act.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB3808

Description: Clarifies that satellite services and internet streaming services are not subject to a separate local tax.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB3819

Description: Authorizes law enforcement to development and implement deflection programs in Illinois that offer immediate pathways to services as an alternative to criminal justice involvement and unnecessary admission to emergency departments.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB3822

Description: Tasks the Advisory Council on Bilingual Education to produce a report on how to incentivize dual language instruction in schools.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB3856

Description: Makes changes to various Acts to implement the recommendations of the Budgeting for Results Commission.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB3903

Description: Includes several prohibitions on engagement with public officials for contractors that provide equipment and services for automated law enforcement, automated speed enforcement, or automated railroad grade crossing enforcement systems to municipalities or counties, as well as any political action committee created by such a contractor.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB3924

Description: Amends the School Code to update their required instruction to now include the dangers of fentanyl for students. This information shall come from information provided by the National Institute of Health, the USDEA, or the USDHHS.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: HB3940

Description: Extends the date for compliance for implementation of Next Generation 9-1-1 and text to 9-1-1 for 9-1-1 systems.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: HB3957

Description: Requires that a manufacturer or wholesale drug distributor may not engage in price gouging in the sale of an essential off-patent or generic drug.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: SB67

Description: Requires the Department of Public Health to provide newborns with screening tests for metachromatic leukodystrophy.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: SB0074

Description: Creates Property Tax Payment Plan Task Force.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: SB0424

Description: Removes the sunset date of the First Time Weapon Offense Program to allow the program to continue indefinitely.

Action: Signed

Effective: July 1, 2023

Bill Number: SB0800

Description: Extends the sunset of the Collateral Recovery Act to January 1, 2032 and requires that licensed repossession agencies clear all personal information from repossessed vehicles.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: SB0836

Description: Creates a paint manufacturers stewardship program to collect, recycle, or dispose of unwanted post-consumer paint.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: SB0895

Description: Limits the road construction and maintenance that counties, municipalities, and road districts can perform outside their jurisdiction.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: SB0896

Description: Allows for auxiliary turn white or amber signal and driving lights on motorcycles and permits red auxiliary lights when braking.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: SB1068

Description: Transfers property in Alexander County from the Department of Natural Resources to Two Rivers Fisheries.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: SB1160

Description: Adds to the duties of the Renewable Energy Component Recycling Task Force.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: SB1250

Description: Individuals must receive certification from the Office of the State Fire Marshal before engaging in any business practices as a fire-resistant material applicator.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: SB1438

Description: Creates the Illinois Dig Once Act requiring various State agencies to consult and develop rules for road design projects to aid in wastewater infrastructure, broadband, and underground utility facilities.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: SB1463

Description: Eliminates fees and fines assessed in cases against minors who are under the age of 18.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: SB1474

Description: Allows the Illinois Power Agency to procure Renewable Energy Credits from new or retooled hydropower generators.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: SB1508

Description: Provides that the Department shall be limited to supporting no more than 10 causes in total at any given time and creates the Illinois Lottery Special Instant Scratch-off Task Force.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: SB1543

Description: Establishes a new position within the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board (ILETSB) to serve as the Statewide PTSD Mental Health Coordinator.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: SB1555

Description: Creates the Statewide Recycling Needs Assessment Act to identify how to create a responsible program for packaging and paper products.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: SB1705

Description: Streamlines the sales tax exemption for members of the military.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: SB1707

Description: Adds the city of Chicago into the Fire Department Promotion Act.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: SB1710

Description: Requires warning signs alerting pedestrians and cyclists of highway crossings on trails 150 feet in advance of the crossing.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: SB1716

Description: Amends the Registered Surgical Assistant and Registered Surgical Technologist Title Protection Act. Requires all applicants to provide a valid email address. Extends the sunset of the Act to January 1, 2029.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1st, 2024. Provisions amending the Regulatory Sunset Act are effective immediately.

Bill Number: SB1748

Description: Streamlines the discovery and deposition procedures in certain civil cases.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: SB1754

Description: Allows for the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board to create an employment waiver process for an individual previously employed and qualified as a law enforcement or county corrections officer under federal law or the laws of any other state.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: SB1875

Description: Provides for electronic submission of comments during the administrative rulemaking process.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: SB1886

Description: Individuals on probation, conditional discharge, or supervision will not be ordered to refrain from having cannabis or alcohol in his or her body within certain provisions.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: SB1896

Description: Allows Illinois licensed motor vehicle dealers to conduct sales over the internet and deliver vehicles to customers.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1st, 2024

Bill Number: SB1993

Description: Requires school boards to hold a public vote at a regular meeting prior to approving a new contract for any district-administered assessment.

Action: Signed

Effective: July 1, 2024

Bill Number: SB1994

Description: Creates the operational funds expenditure report and reserve reduction plan in the School Code.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: SB2017

Description: Adds educational support personnel to those who cannot be required to teach or work on Saturdays and requires no deductions from pay if the support personnel do not work on a legal holiday.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: SB2047

Description: Clarifies income tax pass through for a partnership or S corporation and ensures the pass through is permitted and applied uniformly across credits.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: SB2197

Description: Extends the duties of The Office of Independent Juvenile Ombudsman into county operated juvenile detention centers.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2025

Bill Number: SB2218

Description: Requires a school board’s posting of honorable dismissal list to include the race or ethnicity of the teacher if the teacher provided such information.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: SB2223

Description: Requires the Illinois State Board of Education and the Department of Human Services to update substance use education and provide a resource guide for schools to use.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: SB2227

Description: Makes various changes to document filing procedures with the county recorder and associated fees.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: SB2240

Description: Requires community college boards to provide data to their member high schools on students that previously attended that member high school and who have enrolled in the community college for any term.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: SB2243

Description: Requires the Illinois State Board of Education (IBSE) to adopt a statewide literacy plan and sets forth guidelines and trainings ISBE shall adopt in furtherance of the statewide literacy plan.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

Bill Number: SB2260

Description: Amends the Criminal Code of 2012, providing clarity to the original legislative intent of the gender-based violence resentencing law.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

Bill Number: SB2340

Description: A school bus may now be equipped with an extension to the already required stop arm to partially obstruct the roadway to aide in ensuring passenger safety.

Action: Signed

Effective: January 1, 2024

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