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Q1 2019 Legislation: Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr. sponsors or co-sponsors 128 bills

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By Local Labs News Service | Jul 13, 2019

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Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr. (D-17) sponsored 48 bills in the first quarter of 2019, seven more than the average Illinois state senator, and was added as a co-sponsor on 80 bills, 37 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 Sims sponsored in the first quarter.

Bill Number
Date Introduced
Short Description
March 28
JUV CT-APPOINTMENT OF COUNSEL
March 27
IL SENTENCE POL COUNCIL-EXTEND
Feb. 15
USE/OCC TAX-DATA CENTERS
Feb. 15
WORKERS' COMPENSATION REPOSE
Feb. 15
MANTENO-RELEASE LAND INTEREST
Feb. 15
CONSUMER FRAUD-CRIMINAL RECORD
Feb. 15
SCH CD-IL HISTORY INSTRUCTION
Feb. 15
VEH CD-MOBILE HOME DEALERS
Feb. 15
SMALL BUSINESS INNOVATION
Feb. 15
CRIM PRO-INCARCERATION CREDIT
Feb. 15
RUUPA-DECEDENT-SMALL AMOUNT
Feb. 15
ABANDONED MOBILE HOMES
Feb. 15
HEALTH CARE WORKER BACKGROUND
Feb. 15
PUBLIC DEFENDER BAIL PROGRAM
Feb. 15
CD CORR-CONFINEMENT-CLASS 3&4
Feb. 15
ELEC CODE-STUDENT VOTE
Feb. 15
CDB-VARIOUS
March 19
COURT REPORTERS ACT-VARIOUS
March 28
JUV CT-SERVICE OF SUMMONS
Feb. 15
TRAFFIC/PEDESTRIAN STOP STUDY
Feb. 15
DHS-BUILDING TRADES PROGRAM
Feb. 15
PARENT NOTICE ABORTION-REPEAL
Feb. 15
FILM TAX CREDIT-PERMANENT
Feb. 15
INS CD-ZIP CODE DISCRIMINATION
Feb. 15
2020 CENSUS GRANT PROGRAM ACT
Feb. 15
REGULATION-TECH
Feb. 15
DURABLE MEDICAL SUPPLIES-RATES
Feb. 15
REGULATION-TECH
Feb. 15
$STATE APPELLATE DEFEND-GRANT
Feb. 15
PROBATION-PRETRIAL SERVICES
Feb. 15
CRIM PRO-ALIEN ADVISEMENT
Feb. 15
REGULATION-TECH
Feb. 15
COURTS-TECH
Feb. 15
ENTERPRISE ZONES-SCORING
Feb. 15
JUSTICE REINVESTMENT FUND
Feb. 15
EDUCATION-TECH
Feb. 15
TIF-SURPLUS FUNDS-SCHOOLS
Feb. 15
JUSTICE REINVESTMENT FUND
Feb. 15
EPA-COAL-FIRED GENERATING UNIT
Feb. 15
CIV PRO FILING-SENIOR/VETERAN
Feb. 15
CLERKS OF COURTS-FEES
Feb. 15
CRIMINAL LAW-TECH
Feb. 15
CRIMINAL LAW-TECH
Feb. 15
CRIMINAL LAW-TECH
Feb. 15
CRIMINAL LAW-TECH
Feb. 15
INS CD-MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE
Feb. 15
JUDICIAL VACANCIES-TIME
Feb. 15
CRIMINAL LAW-PENALTIES

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

Bill Number
Sponsors
Short Description
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4); Rep. Will Guzzardi (D-39)
MINIMUM WAGE/INCOME TAX CREDIT
Sen. Julie A. Morrison (D-29); Rep. Kathleen Willis (D-77)
INS CODE-DENTAL ANESTHETICS
Sen. Laura M. Murphy (D-28)
SCHOOL CODE-ASTHMA MEDICATION
Sen. Bill Cunningham (D-18); Rep. Frances Ann Hurley (D-35)
PROP TX-SENIOR HOMESTEAD
Sen. Cristina Castro (D-22)
ILLINOIS BANK ON INITIATIVE
Sen. Julie A. Morrison (D-29); Rep. Daniel Didech (D-59)
STATE TREASURER-ABLE ACCOUNT
Sen. Ram Villivalam (D-8)
EVIDENCE-IMMIGRATION STATUS
Sen. Julie A. Morrison (D-29)
INS CD-MENTAL HEALTH PARITY
Sen. Scott M. Bennett (D-52); Rep. Katie Stuart (D-112)
MILITARY DISCOUNT-DEPENDENTS
Sen. Julie A. Morrison (D-29); Rep. Bob Morgan (D-58)
LINE OF DUTY BURIAL BENEFIT
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4)
RACIAL DISCRIMINATION
Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-16)
NURSING HOME CARE ACT-VARIOUS
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4)
IL STUDENT LOAN INVESTMENT ACT
Sen. Laura Fine (D-9); Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz (D-17)
CIV PRO-PRAYER FOR RELIEF
Sen. Chuck Weaver (R-37); Rep. Rita Mayfield (D-60)
PRISONER ACCESS JOB WEBSITES
Sen. John F. Curran (R-41)
ATTY GEN-WORKER PROTECT UNIT
Sen. Emil Jones, III (D-14); Rep. André Thapedi (D-32)
COMPLETE COUNT COMMISSION
Sen. Robert Peters (D-13)
SNAP-COLLEGE STUDENTS
Sen. Suzy Glowiak (D-24)
ALZHEIMER'S-ADVISORY COMMITTEE
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. Julie A. Morrison (D-29)
ANCRA-MANDATED REPORTERS
Sen. Omar Aquino (D-2); Rep. Carol Ammons (D-103)
VEH CD-LICENSE TO WORK ACT
Sen. Robert Peters (D-13); Rep. Sara Feigenholtz (D-12)
DCFS-TRANSITIONING YOUTH
Sen. Ann Gillespie (D-27)
COM COL-MANUFACTURING GRANTS
Sen. Scott M. Bennett (D-52); Rep. Katie Stuart (D-112)
PROCURE-RENEW ENERGY RESOURCES
Sen. Ram Villivalam (D-8)
HOTEL CASINO EMPLOYEE SAFETY
CONAMEND-INCOME TAX RATES
Sen. Andy Manar (D-48)
SCH CD-MINIMUM TEACHER SALARY
Sen. Heather A. Steans (D-7)
INC TX-WATER'S EDGE
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. Laura Ellman (D-21)
COMM COLL-VOCATION SCHOLARSHIP
Sen. Jim Oberweis (R-25)
RIGHT TO SHOP ACT
Sen. Laura M. Murphy (D-28); Rep. Monica Bristow (D-111)
PROP TX-VETERANS-DISABILITY
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4)
SCH CD-TEACHERS-EVALUATIONS
Sen. Laura Fine (D-9)
MEDICAID-MCO PAYMENT INFO
Sen. Andy Manar (D-48)
FRESHMAN SUCCESS GRANT PROGRAM
Sen. Jil Tracy (R-47); Rep. Randy E. Frese (R-94)
HEALTHY PET MONTH
Sen. Laura Ellman (D-21)
PROP TAX-SR FREEZE-MEDICARE
Sen. Pat McGuire (D-43)
REVENUE-VARIOUS
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4)
CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY-INTERVIEW
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. Cristina Castro (D-22)
EQUAL PAY ACT RACE
Sen. Jil Tracy (R-47)
INC TX-STUDENT CREDIT
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4)
INC TX-CHILD CARE
Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-49)
INC TX-STUDENT ASSISTANCE
Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson (D-40)
INC TX-FRINGE
Sen. Napoleon Harris, III (D-15)
PROCUREMENT-DOMESTIC PRODUCTS
Sen. Laura Fine (D-9)
PERSONNEL-STATE RESIDENTS
Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson (D-40)
DHS-CHILD CARE-INCOME LEVELS
Sen. Heather A. Steans (D-7)
MEDICAID-MANAGED CARE-RATES
Sen. Don Harmon (D-39)
MEDICAID-MANAGED CARE APPEALS
Sen. Heather A. Steans (D-7)
DCFS-PAYMENT RATE INCREASES
Sen. Laura Ellman (D-21)
CRIM CD-CHILD ABDUCTION
Sen. Bill Cunningham (D-18)
ELECTION CD-ELECTRONIC REGISTR
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4)
MEDICAID-MANAGED CARE PAYMENTS
Sen. Julie A. Morrison (D-29); Rep. Bob Morgan (D-58)
GOVT ETHICS-ECONOMIC INTERESTS
Sen. Dave Syverson (R-35)
AUTODIAL-CALLER ID-CONSENT
Sen. Jason Plummer (R-54)
CD CORR-RETAIL THEFT PROGRAM
Sen. Michael E. Hastings (D-19)
BUSINESS ENTERPRISE-BUSINESS
Sen. Andy Manar (D-48); Rep. Kelly M. Burke (D-36)
GROW STEM TEACHERS ACT
Sen. Andy Manar (D-48)
ELEC CD-VOTER REGISTRATION AGE
Sen. Melinda Bush (D-31)
REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH ACT
Sen. Mattie Hunter (D-3)
AGING-HOMEMAKER SERVICES-WAGES
Sen. Ram Villivalam (D-8)
YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL
Sen. John J. Cullerton (D-6)
$FY20 CSU OCE
Sen. Cristina Castro (D-22)
CONS FRAUD-REBATE CARD-FEES
Sen. Andy Manar (D-48)
DHS-HOME SERVICES-CONSUMER
Sen. Andy Manar (D-48)
INS CODE/PUBLIC AID-TELEHEALTH
Rep. Margo McDermed (R-37)
AUTO DIALING TASK FORCE
AME DAY
ELDERLY WOMEN OF WISDOM DAY
WOMEN IN PUBLIC OFFICE DAY
SOCIAL WORK MONTH
PAY EQUITY DAY
CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS-FUNDING
TRAUMA-INFORMED AWARENESS DAY

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