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Senator Melinda Bush (D), 31st District
Melinda Bush is a Sponsor on all bills listed below.
Click Here to see only bills where Melinda Bush is Primary Sponsor.
Bill # Chief Sponsor ABR - Short Description Chamber Last Action Last Action Date
SB1Andy ManarEVIDENCE-BASED SCHOOL FUNDINGSSenate Concurs5/31/2017
SB3Thomas CullertonLOCAL GOVERNMENT CONSOLIDATIONSSent to the Governor6/15/2017
SB57Steve StadelmanPROTECTION ORDER-PHONE SERVICESSent to the Governor6/29/2017
SB70Linda HolmesNETWORK ADEQUACY TRANSPARENCYSRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments5/5/2017
SB84Heather A. SteansDHS-TASK FORCE-SERVICE OPTIONSSSent to the Governor6/16/2017
SB87Terry LinkPROP TX-SURVIVING SPOUSEHRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee7/6/2017
SB189Scott M. BennettCRIM CD-LIMITATION-SEX OFFENSESSent to the Governor6/16/2017
SB195Steve StadelmanPEN CD-TRS-TRUST FUND CONTRIBSHReferred to Rules Committee4/25/2017
SB222Bill CunninghamUNIVERSITY OF IL COMMITMENTSRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments5/5/2017
SB298Melinda BushCONSUMER FRAUD-PRICES-SERVICESSSent to the Governor6/23/2017
SB314Laura M. MurphyREGULATION-TECHSSent to the Governor6/28/2017
SB316Heather A. SteansREGULATION-TECHSPlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 4, 20173/30/2017
SB399Daniel BissGOVERNMENT-TECHSPlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 29, 20173/28/2017
SB518Terry LinkRENEWABLE ENERGY-GREEN ECONOMYSSent to the Governor6/29/2017
SB569Melinda BushMOBILE HOME LANDLORD TENANTHRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee5/31/2017
SB609Julie A. MorrisonPTAB-PENDING MATTERSSSent to the Governor6/23/2017
SB615Heather A. SteansLOBBYIST-REVOLVING DOOR BANSRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments5/5/2017
SB636Terry LinkPHARMACY-DIALYSIS DRUGSSSent to the Governor6/23/2017
SB641Linda HolmesANIMAL CONTROL-FERAL CATSSSent to the Governor6/28/2017
SB642Heather A. SteansNURSES-APRN SCOPE OF PRACTICESPlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 4, 20173/30/2017
SB646David KoehlerDOMESTIC VIOLENCE CO-LOCATIONSSent to the Governor6/29/2017
SB660Michael E. HastingsVETERANS-TECHSPlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 15, 20173/14/2017
SB669Terry LinkLAKE COUNTY - BOARD CHAIRMANSSent to the Governor6/23/2017
SB677Pamela J. AlthoffNURSE LICENSURE COMPACTHRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee5/31/2017
SB680Pamela J. AlthoffEXPIRED UNUSED DRUG DISPOSALHReferred to Rules Committee4/25/2017
SB686Julie A. MorrisonPROPERTY TAX-ASSESSMENT CAPSRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments5/5/2017
SB701Julie A. MorrisonPEN CD-IMRF-EARNINGS EXCLUSIONSSent to the Governor6/29/2017
SB702Kyle McCarterCONTROLLED SUB-U-47700HRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee7/6/2017
SB705Andy ManarHIGHER ED-VETERANS SERVICE ACTHRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee5/31/2017
SB719Thomas CullertonREVENUE-TECHSRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments5/5/2017
SB736Michael E. HastingsHIGHER ED-MILITARY EXP CREDITHReferred to Rules Committee4/25/2017
SB752Julie A. MorrisonDEAF & HARD HEARING COMMISSIONHRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee5/31/2017
SB860Thomas CullertonLINE OF DUTY COMPENSATION-DUTYSSent to the Governor6/22/2017
SB867Thomas CullertonLLC REDUCE ARTICLES FILING FEESPlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 31, 20175/31/2017
SB868Mattie HunterORGAN DONOR REGISTRY-AGE 16HReferred to Rules Committee4/26/2017
SB885David KoehlerINSTALLMENT SALES CONTRACTSSSent to the Governor6/29/2017
SB888Andy ManarCOMMUNITY COLL-NURSING DEGREESPlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 16, 20173/15/2017
SB889Toi W. HutchinsonJURIES-UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATIONSSent to the Governor6/26/2017
SB905Melinda BushREVENUE-TECHSReferred to Assignments2/7/2017
SB906Melinda BushANIMALS-TECHSReferred to Assignments2/7/2017
SB907Melinda BushREVENUE-TECHSReferred to Assignments2/7/2017
SB908Melinda BushPARK DIST-LICENSING AGREEMENTSSRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments4/7/2017
SB909Melinda BushTOWNSHIP ASSESSORS-LAKE COUNTYSPlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 6, 20174/5/2017
SB910Melinda BushCNTY BOARD APPORTIONMENT PLANSSent to the Governor6/29/2017
SB911Melinda BushSAFETY-TECHSReferred to Assignments2/7/2017
SB912Melinda BushABUSED CHILD-REPORTER TRAININGSPlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 4, 20173/30/2017
SB913Melinda BushLOCAL GOVERNMENT-TECHSReferred to Assignments2/7/2017
SB914Melinda BushLOCAL GOVERNMENT-TECHSReferred to Assignments2/7/2017
SB915Melinda BushTWP CONSOLIDATE MERGE DISSOLVESRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments3/17/2017
SB916Melinda BushREGULATION-TECHSReferred to Assignments2/7/2017
SB917Melinda BushREGULATION-TECHSReferred to Assignments2/7/2017
SB918Melinda BushEDUCATION-TECHSPlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 16, 20173/15/2017
SB919Melinda BushEDUCATION-TECHSReferred to Assignments2/7/2017
SB920Melinda BushEDUCATION-TECHSReferred to Assignments2/7/2017
SB921Melinda BushDOMESTIC VIOLENCE-TECHSReferred to Assignments2/7/2017
SB922Melinda BushLOCAL GOVERNMENT-TECHSReferred to Assignments2/7/2017
SB923Melinda BushTWP AND CNTY OFFICERS-TENURESPlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 16, 20173/15/2017
SB924Melinda BushCONSUM FRAUD-STANDARD SERVICESReferred to Assignments2/7/2017
SB925Melinda BushSCH CD-FUNDING FOR EXCESS COSTSReferred to Assignments2/7/2017
SB940Thomas CullertonMENTAL DIS-COMMUNITY-BASEDSRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments5/5/2017
SB955Heather A. SteansDEV DISABLED-DSP-WAGESHRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee7/6/2017
SB981Daniel BissEQUAL PAY ACT-WAGE HISTORYSPlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 27, 20174/26/2017
SB982Daniel BissELEC CD-PRESIDENT-TAX RETURNSHRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee5/31/2017
SB1122Karen McConnaughaySCH CD-STUDENT BOOKING STATIONHReferred to Rules Committee5/9/2017
SB1223Kimberly A. LightfordACCELERATED PLACEMENT ACTSSent to the Governor6/29/2017
SB1242Terry LinkVETERANS' AFFAIRS-COMMISSIONSSPlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 9, 20173/8/2017
SB1296Toi W. HutchinsonHEALTHY WORKPLACE ACTSPlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 4, 20173/30/2017
SB1304Neil AndersonAPPOINTMENT OF FIRE CHIEFSSSent to the Governor6/28/2017
SB1330Melinda BushELEC CD-CAMPAIGN AD REGULATIONSRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments5/5/2017
SB1331Melinda BushHUMAN RIGHTS-SOURCE OF INCOMESRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments5/5/2017
SB1334Melinda BushCIVIL LAW-TECHSRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments5/5/2017
SB1335Melinda BushPENCD-DNST FIRE-SECONDARY EMPTSPlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 14, 20173/9/2017
SB1336Melinda BushCNTY APPORTIONMENT COMMISSIONSReferred to Assignments2/9/2017
SB1337Sue RezinCOUNTIES-STORMWATER MANAGEMENTHRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee5/31/2017
SB1351Daniel BissSTUDENT LOAN SERVICING RIGHTSSSent to the Governor6/29/2017
SB1353Heather A. SteansDHFS-PERSONAL NEEDS ALLOWANCESSent to the Governor6/29/2017
SB1354Michael E. HastingsPEN CD-ART 17-BOARD MEMBERSHIPSPlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 2, 20173/1/2017
SB1381Bill CunninghamTELECOMS-IP-BASED SERVICESHHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate6/28/2017
SB1401Pat McGuirePROCUREMENT-HIGHER EDSPlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 27, 20174/26/2017
SB1404Thomas CullertonPEN CD-GARS-NEW SENATE MEMBERSSPlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 14, 20173/9/2017
SB1417Pamela J. AlthoffELECTRONIC PRODUCTS RECYCLINGSSent to the Governor6/29/2017
SB1424Daniel BissELEC CD-CONTRIBUTION MATCHINGHRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee5/31/2017
SB1437Laura M. MurphyPROP TX-DISABLED VETERANSHRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee5/31/2017
SB1469David KoehlerFARMERS' MARKETS-COTTAGE FOODHRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee5/31/2017
SB1474Melinda BushREGULATION-TECHSReferred to Assignments2/9/2017
SB1475Melinda BushSTATE GOVERNMENT-TECHSReferred to Assignments2/9/2017
SB1476Melinda BushREVENUE-TECHSReferred to Assignments2/9/2017
SB1477Melinda BushELEC CD-POLITICAL CMTE LOANSSRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments5/5/2017
SB1502Michael E. HastingsRIGHT TO KNOW ACTHRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee7/6/2017
SB1557Kimberly A. LightfordEARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM-EXPELSRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments5/5/2017
SB1577Julie A. MorrisonFALSE CLAIMS ACT-PENALTIESSSent to the Governor6/28/2017
SB1606Chris NyboDEPT-INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGYHRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee5/31/2017
SB1607Melinda BushCONTROLLED SUBSTANCES MONITORHRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee7/6/2017
SB1608Melinda BushREVENUE-TECHSReferred to Assignments2/9/2017
SB1609Melinda BushINS CD-ABUSE DETERRENT OPIOIDSSRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments5/5/2017
SB1624Daniel BissREGULATION-TECHSRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments5/5/2017
SB1652Andy ManarST FINANCE-CURRENT LIABILITIESSPlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 20174/6/2017
SB1670Scott M. BennettBD & COMM DEMOGRAPHIC INFOSSent to the Governor6/22/2017
SB1695Martin A. Sandoval$DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERSSPlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 9, 20175/5/2017
SB1700Karen McConnaughayPROPERTY-CLEAN ENERGYHRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee5/31/2017
SB1758Bill CunninghamTREASURER-COLLEGE SAVINGS POOLHReferred to Rules Committee4/27/2017
SB1764Jennifer Bertino-TarrantINC TX-APPRENTICESHIPSRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments3/17/2017
SB1790Steve StadelmanPHARMACY-EMERGENCY REFILLSSSent to the Governor6/20/2017
SB1798Michael E. HastingsEXPATRIATE CORP/FOREIGN HAVENSPlaced on Calendar - Consideration Postponed May 9, 20175/5/2017
SB1869Omar AquinoGA WEBSITE-SPANISH LANGUAGESSent to the Governor6/29/2017
SB1872Melinda BushNUCLEAR STORAGE IMPACT FEESRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments3/17/2017
SB1884Linda HolmesRESEARCH DOGS & CATS ADOPTIONSSent to the Governor6/28/2017
SB1885Karen McConnaughaySCH CD-BOOKING STATIONSSRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments4/7/2017
SB1933Andy ManarELEC-AUTO VOTER REGISTRATIONSSent to the Governor6/29/2017
SB1985Don HarmonWILDLIFE CD-LEAD AMMUNITIONSPlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 20174/6/2017
SB2011Chris NyboCONTROLLED SUB-SCHED IISPlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 27, 20174/26/2017
SB2071Pamela J. AlthoffINC TX-THRIVE TAX CREDITSRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments5/5/2017
SR3Julie A. MorrisonSENATE RULES-AMEND-TERM LIMITSSResolution Adopted; 058-000-0001/11/2017
SR72Melinda BushLOCAL GOV'T WORKING GROUPSAssigned to Government Reform2/1/2017
SR117Toi W. HutchinsonPAY EQUITY DAYSResolution Adopted3/30/2017
SR241Melinda BushLOCAL GOV'T WORKING GROUPSResolution Adopted5/5/2017
SR479Terry LinkMEMORIAL - AUDREY H. NIXONSResolution Adopted5/5/2017
SR488Melinda BushDCFS ONLINE TRAININGSResolution Adopted6/28/2017
SR545Sue RezinEDUCATION PENSION COST SHIFTSReferred to Assignments5/26/2017
SR575Melinda BushMEMORIAL - PETER T. MARSALEKSResolution Adopted5/31/2017
SR684Melinda BushVOTER INFORMATION - NO SHARINGSReferred to Assignments7/3/2017
SJR16Melinda BushDYSLEXIA AWARENESS WEEKSAdopted Both Houses6/26/2017
SJRCA2Christine RadognoCON AMEND-LEADER TERM LIMITSSPlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 23, 2017; Constitutional Amendments5/22/2017
SJRCA3Jennifer Bertino-TarrantCONAMEND- LEGISLATURE LIMITSSTo Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments3/1/2017
SJRCA7Melinda BushCON AMEND-TERM LIMITS-VARIOUSSTo Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments3/1/2017
HB162Michael J. ZalewskiREVENUE-TECHSPlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading June 30, 20176/29/2017
HB164Gregory HarrisPUBLIC EMPLOYEE BENEFITS-TECHHSent to the Governor6/27/2017
HB302Robert MartwickLIFE INS-UNCLAIMED BENEFITSHSent to the Governor6/29/2017
HB311Gregory HarrisNETWORK ADEQUACY TRANSPARENCYHSent to the Governor7/21/2017
HB350David McSweeneyPEN CD-FELONY FORFEITUREHSent to the Governor7/21/2017
HB386Rita MayfieldVEH CD-REPEAL COM DISTRIB FEESAssigned to Transportation5/26/2017
HB496Tom DemmerTWP CD-TWP CONSOLIDATIONSRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments5/19/2017
HB528Margo McDermedSEXUAL ASSAULT EVIDNC TRACKINGHSent to the Governor6/27/2017
HB534Carol SenteDNR-CONVEY REAL ESTATEHSent to the Governor7/21/2017
HB643Katie StuartGA-PER DIEM & COLASHSent to the Governor6/29/2017
HB656Jehan Gordon-BoothPEN CD-TRS-TRUST FUND CONTRIBSHSent to the Governor6/27/2017
HB685Anna MoellerCLASSIFY MILKWEED-CNTY & MUNISPlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 20175/12/2017
HB1774Robert MartwickELECTED CHICAGO SCHOOL BOARDHPlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 16/2/2017
HB1813Keith R. WheelerDCEO-SMALL BUSINESS PROGRAMHSent to the Governor6/13/2017
HB2461Emily McAseySCH CD-SCH REPORT CARDSHSent to the Governor6/28/2017
HB2462Anna MoellerEQUAL PAY ACT-WAGE HISTORYHSent to the Governor6/28/2017
HB2525Jay HoffmanUNEMP INS-WRKR COMP RATESHSent to the Governor6/29/2017
HB2534Avery BourneCS-SYNTHETIC DRUGS AND ANALOGSHSent to the Governor6/28/2017
HB2568Anna MoellerDESIGNATIONS-STATE WILDFLOWERHSent to the Governor6/28/2017
HB2612Robert W. PritchardSCH CD-BOUNDARY CHANGESHSent to the Governor6/28/2017
HB2647Stephanie A. KifowitVETERANS' SUICIDE TASK FORCEHSent to the Governor7/21/2017
HB2661Carol SenteEMS-TRANSPORTING POLICE DOGSHSent to the Governor6/16/2017
HB2663Juliana StrattonEARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM-EXPELHSent to the Governor6/16/2017
HB2721Deb ConroyINSURANCE-PANDAS/PANSHPublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-00247/18/2017
HB2771Christian L. MitchellHEALTHY WORKPLACE ACTHPlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1, 25/30/2017
HB2820Steven A. AnderssonFARMERS' MARKETS-COTTAGE FOODHPassed Both Houses6/25/2017
HB2831Lou LangPROPERTY-CLEAN ENERGYHSent to the Governor6/15/2017
HB3012Rita MayfieldSCH CD-FUND TRANSFERSHSent to the Governor6/8/2017
HB3014Anthony DeLucaRECYCLING-UNLAWFUL MATERIALSHPlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 15/25/2017
HB3151Kelly M. BurkeCRIM CD-INTIMIDATIONSRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments5/26/2017
HB3168Thaddeus JonesDCFS-INTACT FAMILY SRVCS CASESHSent to the Governor6/23/2017
HB3211Litesa E. WallaceSNAP BENEFITS-COLLEGE STUDENTSHSent to the Governor6/23/2017
HB3212Litesa E. WallaceHOMELESS MINOR-CONSENT;HOUSINGHSent to the Governor6/23/2017
HB3215Litesa E. WallaceSCH CD-FEMININE HYGIENE PRODCTHSent to the Governor6/23/2017
HB3273Sheri JesielFISH-LAKE MICHIGAN COMMERC LICHSent to the Governor6/23/2017
HB3368Elgie R. Sims, Jr.SCH CD-ENTREPRENEUR CURRICULUMHSent to the Governor6/23/2017
HB3419Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.EXPATRIATE CORP/FOREIGN HAVENHSent to the Governor6/23/2017
HB3502Deb ConroyHEALTH-TECHHSent to the Governor6/23/2017
HB3507LaToya GreenwoodSCH CD-EXCUSED ABSENCE-MILITARHSent to the Governor6/23/2017
HB3649Fred CrespoST FINANCE-CURRENT LIABILITIESHSent to the Governor6/23/2017
HB3691Robyn GabelHIGHER ED-SAVINGS PROGRAMHPlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 15/25/2017
HB3709Elgie R. Sims, Jr.MHDDC-MINOR-OUTPATIENT-THERAPYHSent to the Governor6/23/2017
HB3711Litesa E. WallaceCRIM CD-HATE CRIME-CIVIL PNLTYHSent to the Governor6/23/2017
HB3718Elgie R. Sims, Jr.CRIM PRO-PROTECTIVE ORDERSHSent to the Governor6/23/2017
HB3820Fred CrespoSCH CD-EDUCATOR LICENSUREHPublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-00136/30/2017
HB3903Juliana StrattonSCH CD-BOOKING STATIONSHSent to the Governor6/23/2017
HB3904Juliana StrattonCD CORR-WOMENS CORRECTIONHPassed Both Houses6/30/2017
HJR63David McSweeneyNEW STATE LEASES - HALTHAdopted Both Houses6/28/2017