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Q1 2019 Legislation: Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford sponsors or co-sponsors 136 bills

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By Local Labs News Service | Jul 12, 2019

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Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4) sponsored 34 bills in the first quarter of 2019, seven less than the average Illinois state senator, and was added as a co-sponsor on 102 bills, 59 more than the average, according to a Chicago City Wire analysis of data made available by the Illinois General Assembly.

During the first quarter, 59 senators sponsored legislation, with Sen. John J. Cullerton (D-6) sponsoring the most with 626 bills. There were 59 senators that co-sponsored legislation, with Sen. Laura M. Murphy (D-28) co-sponsoring 154 bills, more than any other senator.

The following table shows the bills that Lightford sponsored in the first quarter.

Bill Number
Date Introduced
Short Description
March 27
CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY-INTERVIEW
Jan. 9
MINIMUM WAGE/INCOME TAX CREDIT
Feb. 13
RACIAL DISCRIMINATION
Feb. 15
IL STUDENT LOAN INVESTMENT ACT
Feb. 15
SAFE SCHOOLS/HEALTHY LEARNING
Feb. 15
SCH CD-COMPULSORY SCHOOL AGE
March 18
SCH CD-PARENT-VICTIM-SERVICES
March 8
ALTERNATIVE ELEC/GAS SUPPLIERS
Jan. 31
JOINT SESSION-BUDGET MESSAGE
Feb. 21
ADJOURN HOUSE & SENATE
March 14
ADJOURN HOUSE & SENATE
Jan. 23
PUBLIC AID-TECH
Feb. 6
REGULATION-TECH
Feb. 6
COURSE EQUITY ACT
Feb. 6
SCH CD-TEACHERS-EVALUATIONS
Jan. 29
EDUCATION-TECH
Jan. 29
PUBLIC AID-TECH
Feb. 13
CRIMINAL LAW-TECH
Feb. 13
CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY-INTERVIEW
Feb. 13
INC TX-CHILD CARE
Feb. 15
MEDICAID-MANAGED CARE PAYMENTS
Feb. 15
EXPUNGEMENT-CANNABIS
Feb. 15
SCH CD-TEACHER EVALUATION
Jan. 30
SCH CD-ROE-GRANT PROGRAMS
Feb. 15
SCH CD-DISCIPLINE REPORT
Feb. 15
$SOS-CENSUS APPROPRIATION
Feb. 15
CD CORR-SENTENCE CREDIT
Feb. 15
SCH CD-BONDS-KOMAREK DISTRICT
Feb. 15
EDUCATION-TECH
Feb. 15
CRIMINAL LAW-TECH
Feb. 15
HEALTH-TECH
Feb. 15
SAFETY-TECH
Feb. 15
HOUSING-TECH
Jan. 23
TITLE-SECURED LOANS

The following table shows the bills to which Lightford was added as a co-sponsor in the first quarter.

Bill Number
Sponsors
Short Description
Rep. Anna Moeller (D-43); Sen. Heather A. Steans (D-7)
SCH CD-HISTORY-LGBT
Rep. Anna Moeller (D-43); Sen. Cristina Castro (D-22)
EQUAL PAY ACT-WAGE HISTORY
Sen. Terry Link (D-30); Rep. Jonathan Carroll (D-57)
PROP TX-SURVIVING SPOUSE
Sen. Cristina Castro (D-22); Rep. Theresa Mah (D-2)
IMMIGRANT TENANT PROTECTION
Sen. Ram Villivalam (D-8)
ASSISTED LIVING-DISCRIMINATION
Sen. Cristina Castro (D-22)
ILLINOIS BANK ON INITIATIVE
Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson (D-40)
PROP TX-INCOME PRODUCING PROP
Sen. Heather A. Steans (D-7)
IDPH-SUICIDE PREVENTION
Sen. Julie A. Morrison (D-29)
INS CD-MENTAL HEALTH PARITY
Sen. Ram Villivalam (D-8); Rep. Lance Yednock (D-76)
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING FREEDOM
Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-16)
NURSING HOME CARE ACT-VARIOUS
Sen. Robert Peters (D-13)
DCFS-APPRENTICESHIP STIPENDS
Sen. Scott M. Bennett (D-52); Rep. Michael T. Marron (R-104)
PROP TX-VETERANS
Sen. Suzy Glowiak (D-24)
PERSONAL INFORMATION REPORT GA
Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson (D-40)
CRIM PRO-POST PARTUM
Sen. John G. Mulroe (D-10); Rep. Luis Arroyo (D-3)
CONTRACT PROMPT PAY RETAINAGE
Sen. Robert Peters (D-13)
SNAP-COLLEGE STUDENTS
Sen. Suzy Glowiak (D-24)
ALZHEIMER'S-ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Sen. David Koehler (D-46)
SCH CD-MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS
Sen. Omar Aquino (D-2)
PUB AID-RESEARCH PROJECT
Sen. Robert Peters (D-13); Rep. Sara Feigenholtz (D-12)
DCFS-FOSTER CARE SURVEY
Sen. Christopher Belt (D-57); Rep. LaToya Greenwood (D-114)
CD CORR-MEDICAID SCREENING
Sen. Cristina Castro (D-22); Rep. Michael Halpin (D-72)
HIGHER ED-IN-STATE TUITION
Sen. Cristina Castro (D-22)
HEALTH-PREGNANCY/POSTPARTUM
Sen. Ann Gillespie (D-27)
COM COL-MANUFACTURING GRANTS
Sen. Ann Gillespie (D-27); Rep. Will Guzzardi (D-39)
APPRENTICESHIP STUDY ACT
Sen. Chapin Rose (R-51)
HGHR ED-MILITARY COLL TRANSFER
Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-49)
SCH CD-SPECIAL ED AGREEMENTS
Sen. Omar Aquino (D-2)
JAILS-PRISONS-VOTING
Sen. Don Harmon (D-39)
LIQUOR-HOME DELIVERY
Sen. Ram Villivalam (D-8)
HOTEL CASINO EMPLOYEE SAFETY
Sen. Andy Manar (D-48)
SCH CD-MINIMUM TEACHER SALARY
Sen. Mattie Hunter (D-3)
DHS-YOUTHBUILD PROGRAMS
Sen. Heather A. Steans (D-7)
MHDDAA-DEV DISABIL WORKER WAGE
Sen. Laura Fine (D-9)
ED LABOR ACT-STUDENT EMPLOYEE
Sen. Robert Peters (D-13)
REPEAL INCARCERATION COST-RIMB
Sen. Robert Peters (D-13)
CRIM PRO-MISDEMEANANT PROGRAM
Sen. Linda Holmes (D-42)
SCH CD-PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Sen. Michael E. Hastings (D-19)
PROCUREMENT-VETERAN PREFERENCE
Sen. Robert Peters (D-13)
LEAD IN DRINKING WATER-PARKS
Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson (D-40)
MEDICAL IMPLICIT BIAS TRAINING
Sen. Thomas Cullerton (D-23)
SCH CD-SEXUAL ASSAULT/ABUSE
Sen. Andy Manar (D-48); Rep. Katie Stuart (D-112)
IL TEACHING EXCELLENCE PROGRAM
Sen. Melinda Bush (D-31)
SEXUAL HARASSMENT NO CONTACT
Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr. (D-17)
DHS-BUILDING TRADES PROGRAM
Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr. (D-17)
FILM TAX CREDIT-PERMANENT
Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr. (D-17)
INS CD-ZIP CODE DISCRIMINATION
Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr. (D-17)
$STATE APPELLATE DEFEND-GRANT
Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr. (D-17); Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy (D-14)
CRIM PRO-ALIEN ADVISEMENT
Sen. Christopher Belt (D-57)
AGR-COMMUNITY GARDENS
Sen. Laura Fine (D-9)
EXPUNGEMENT-DECRIMINALIZATION
Sen. Dan McConchie (R-26)
SCH CD-FINANCE TRAINING PROGRM
Sen. Iris Y. Martinez (D-20)
LIQUOR-CRAFT DISTILLER
Sen. Heather A. Steans (D-7)
MENTAL HLTH MODERNIZATION ACT
Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson (D-40)
DHS-CHILD CARE-INCOME LEVELS
Sen. Emil Jones, III (D-14)
MEDICAID-MANAGED CARE-AUDITS
Sen. Heather A. Steans (D-7)
MEDICAID-MANAGED CARE-RATES
Sen. Don Harmon (D-39)
MEDICAID-MANAGED CARE APPEALS
Sen. Linda Holmes (D-42)
HARVEST TO HOME PILOT PROGRAM
Sen. Michael E. Hastings (D-19)
MEDICAID-PRESCRIPTION MEDS
Sen. Ram Villivalam (D-8)
FAMILY LEAVE INSURANCE PROGRAM
Sen. Heather A. Steans (D-7)
DCFS-PAYMENT RATE INCREASES
Sen. Omar Aquino (D-2)
SCH CD-CHICAGO-LSC MEMBER
Sen. Christopher Belt (D-57)
SCH CD-WORKING CASH FUND
Sen. Christopher Belt (D-57)
SCH CD-WORKING CASH FUND
Sen. Steve Stadelman (D-34)
VEHICLE BUYER PROTECTION 2019
Sen. Michael E. Hastings (D-19)
PREVAILING WAGE TRUCKING
Sen. Chapin Rose (R-51)
SCH CD-BULLY/HARASSMENT POLICY
Sen. Terry Link (D-30)
SMOKE FREE ILLINOIS-E-CIG
Sen. Terry Link (D-30)
LIMITATIONS-CHILD SEX ABUSE
Sen. Andy Manar (D-48)
HIGHER ED VETERANS SERVICE ACT
Sen. Melinda Bush (D-31)
REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH ACT
Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr. (D-17)
INS CD-MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE
Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson (D-40)
HEALTHY WORKPLACE ACT
Sen. Martin A. Sandoval (D-11)
PROCUREMENT-VENDOR DIVERSITY
Sen. Martin A. Sandoval (D-11)
CDB-BUSINESS REPORT
Sen. Mattie Hunter (D-3)
AGING-HOMEMAKER SERVICES-WAGES
Sen. Mattie Hunter (D-3)
AGING-HOMEMAKER SERVICES-WAGES
Sen. Heather A. Steans (D-7)
DECARBONIZATION-REPORT
Sen. Napoleon Harris, III (D-15)
BEP-CONTRACT DIVERSITY
Sen. David Koehler (D-46)
BENEFICIAL ELECTRIFICATION
Sen. Antonio Muñoz (D-1)
PENCD-SERS-CONSERVATION POLICE
Sen. Michael E. Hastings (D-19)
UTILITIES-INFRASTRUCTURE
Sen. Omar Aquino (D-2)
HGHR ED-EARLY CHILDHOOD GRANT
Sen. Omar Aquino (D-2)
RENTAL HOUSING SUPPORT FEE
Sen. Laura Ellman (D-21)
COMM COLL-APPRENTICE PROGRAM
Sen. Robert Peters (D-13)
ENERGY-PAY AS YOU SAVE PROGRAM
Sen. Cristina Castro (D-22)
CLEAN ENERGY JOBS-TECH
Sen. Laura Ellman (D-21)
KYOTO PROTOCOL OF 1998
Sen. Andy Manar (D-48)
SCH CD-MILITARY SERVICE-SALARY
Sen. Terry Link (D-30)
VEH CD-FREIGHT TRAIN CREW SIZE
Sen. Iris Y. Martinez (D-20); Rep. Rita Mayfield (D-60)
GROW YOUR OWN TEACHER
Sen. Patricia Van Pelt (D-5)
SAFE ACT
Sen. Melinda Bush (D-31)
WORKPLACE TRANSPARENCY ACT
Sen. Pat McGuire (D-43)
EDUCATION-TECH
Sen. Cristina Castro (D-22)
EQUAL PAY ACT-WAGE HISTORY
Sen. Jason Plummer (R-54)
RESCIND-CORWIN AMENDMENT
PROSTATE CANCER AWARENESS MNTH
AME DAY
HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS-VETERANS
Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson (D-40)
INVESTIGATE MATERNAL MORTALITY
PAY EQUITY DAY

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