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Gov. Pritzker Takes Bill Action

Press Release - Friday, June 25, 2021

Today, Governor JB Pritzker took the following bill action: 
 
Bill Number: HB 355
Description: Amends the Illinois Procurement Code and allows the State to amend an existing contract of a leased property to reduce the square footage of the leased property. 
Action: Signed 
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: HB 706
Description: Updates various provisions of the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971 and ensures the Act's language is consistent with the current policies and procedures for the State Employees Group Insurance Program.
Action: Signed 
Effective: July 1, 2021
 
Bill Number: HB 806
Description: Extends the repeal date from January 1, 2022 to January 1, 2027 for a number of regulatory acts. 
Action: Signed 
Effective: January 1, 2022
Provisions amending the Regulatory Sunset Act, the IDFPR Law of the Civil Administrative Code of IL, and the Cemetery Oversight Act are effective immediately
 
Bill Number: HB 1738
Description: Technical bill which corrects spelling errors in P.A. 102-0009. 
Action: Signed 
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: HB 1739
Description: A product of the Sexual Assault Evidence Tracking and Reporting Commission, amends Illinois statute to expand protections and improve treatment for victims of sexual assault.
Action: Signed 
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: HB 1802
Description: Allows the student member of the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to serve until a successor is appointed and qualified.
Action: Signed 
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: HB 1932
Description: Allows local units of government to waive any fees or costs associated with a permit, inspection, or certification of occupancy required by law for construction work needed as a result of a disaster, emergency, weather event or for any reason in the interests of public safety, welfare and recovery of the community. Applies to any governing body of a county, township or municipality.
Action: Signed 
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: HB 1934
Description: Provides additional flexibility to a Regional Office of Education or educational service center by allowing them to utilize a cash basis, modified cash basis or Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) basis of accounting to prepare the required financial statements for annual audits by the Illinois Auditor General.
Action: Signed 
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: HB 2643
Description: Expands unemployment insurance for noninstructional academic personnel through September 2021 and grants waivers of recovery of overpayment at no fault of the claimant. Includes several technical codifications to IDES practices.
Action: Signed 
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: HB 3295
Description: A trailer bill to Public Act 101-0652, also known as the SAFE-T Act, which adjusts various effective dates and makes technical changes to update language relating to the Crime Victims Compensation Act.
Action: Signed 
Effective: Immediately
Certain technical provisions are effective January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number: HB 3443
Description: A trailer bill to Public Act 101-0652, also known as the SAFE-T Act, includes various technical changes such as amending definitions, extending deadlines, and clarifying language.
Action: Signed 
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: SB 166
Description: A trailer bill to Public Act 101-657 which makes technical changes and clarifies language to allow for the implementation of P.A. 101-657.
Action: Signed 
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number:
SB 499
Description: Requires Medicaid and Group Accident and Health Insurance Policies to provide optional coverage for treatment of temporomandibular joint disorder and craniomandibular disorder.
Action: Signed 
Effective: January 1, 2022
 
Bill Number:
SB 506
Description: Amends the Survivor Support and Trafficking Prevention Article of the Public Aid Code by striking the program termination date which will allow survivors of trafficking to access public benefits.
Action: Signed 
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: SB 696
Description: Amends the Child Labor Law by authorizing the ability to issue employment certificates to minors by utilizing a remote application process. Amends the Illinois Municipal Code, requires possession of special certification to install portable audio visuals.
Action: Signed 
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: SB 813
Description: In light of decreased enrollment due to COVID-19, allows schools to use enrollment from 2020-2021 or 2019-2020 to represent the 2020-2021 school year in the calculation of average student enrollment under the evidence-based funding (EBF) formula for fiscal years 2022 through 2024.
Action: Signed 
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: SB 1096
Description: Repeals the COVID-19 Medically Necessary Diagnostic Testing Act and requires that health plans provide coverage of diagnostic testing for enrollees in accordance with specified federal and State COVID-19 testing requirements. Sets a sunset date of January 1, 2022. 
Action: Signed 
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: SB 1539
Description: Clarifies that contracts entered into under the Quincy Veterans' Home Rehabilitation and Rebuilding Act, and executed prior to the repeal of the Act shall continue after the repeal of that Act.  
Action: Signed 
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: SB 1847
Description: Requires businesses with 100 employees or more to file for an equal pay certificate every two years and places penalties for Department of Labor employees who divulge information.  
Action: Signed 
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: SB 1993
Description: Facilitates the full merger of the anti-fraud program at the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission with the Workers' Compensation Fraud Unit at the Department of Insurance.  
Action: Signed 
Effective: July 1, 2021
 
Bill Number: SB 2176
Description: Creates the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act, which establishes the legal equivalent of electronic records and signatures with paper writings and manually signed signatures.
Action: Signed 
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number:
SB 2232
Description: Provides the Secretary of State with emergency rulemaking authority through June 30, 2021 concerning the expiration dates of driver's licenses, permits, identification cards, placards and decals, and vehicle registrations.
Action: Signed 
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: SB 2279
Description: Omnibus package that amends various sections of Illinois law to solve problems related to revenue.
Action: Signed 
Effective: Immediately
 
Bill Number: SB 2663
Description: Amends the Public Water District Act and annexes specific areas in Champaign County into the territory of the Sangamon Valley Public Water District.
Action: Signed 
Effective: Immediately

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