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Q2 2019 Legislation: Sen. Robert Peters sponsors or co-sponsors 79 bills

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By Local Labs News Service | Aug 16, 2019

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Sen. Robert Peters (D-13) sponsored 15 bills in the second quarter of 2019, two more than the average Illinois state senator, and was added as a co-sponsor on 64 bills, 28 more than the average, according to a Chicago City Wire analysis of data made available by the Illinois General Assembly.

During the second quarter, 59 senators sponsored legislation, with Sen. John J. Cullerton (D-6) sponsoring the most with 45 bills. There were 59 senators that co-sponsored legislation, with Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-16) co-sponsoring 104 bills, more than any other senator.

The following table shows the bills that Peters sponsored in the second quarter.

Bill Number
Date Introduced
Short Description
April 12
CRIMINAL LAW-TECH
April 24
SCH CD-CLASS SIZE GOALS
April 10
RE-ENTERING CITIZENS CIVIC ED
April 29
ADOPTION-POST-PLACEMENT
April 4
LIQUOR-LOCAL REFERENDUM EXEMPT
May 28
DCFS-FOSTER CARE SURVEY
April 10
FOR-PROFIT CORRECTIONAL
April 3
FOOD LABELING-SESAME
April 4
MEDICAL-MINOR'S CONSENT
April 3
CHILD WELFARE WORKFORCE
April 12
CRIMINAL LAW-TECH
April 4
REPEAL INCARCERATION COST-RIMB
May 28
DCFS-APPRENTICESHIP STIPENDS
May 23
SNAP-COLLEGE STUDENTS
April 5
ENERGY-PAY AS YOU SAVE PROGRAM

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

Bill Number
Sponsors
Short Description
Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit (D-84)
GOVERNMENT-TECH
Sen. Bill Cunningham (D-18)
CANNABIS REGULATION & TAX ACT
Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez (D-24); Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-16)
MEDICAID-TRAFFICKING VICTIMS
Rep. Camille Y. Lilly (D-78); Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-16)
SCH CD-CIVICS COURSE
Rep. LaToya Greenwood (D-114); Sen. Christopher Belt (D-57)
HOMELESS-MENSTRUAL PRODUCTS
Rep. Ann M. Williams (D-11); Sen. Bill Cunningham (D-18)
LOCAL WIND ENERGY REGULATION
Rep. Terra Costa Howard (D-48); Sen. Suzy Glowiak (D-24)
HUMAN TRAFFICKING TRAINING
Rep. Karina Villa (D-49); Sen. Iris Y. Martinez (D-20)
HIGHER ED-MENTAL HEALTH INFO
Rep. Rita Mayfield (D-60); Sen. Iris Y. Martinez (D-20)
GROW YOUR OWN TEACHER
Rep. Robert Martwick (D-19); Sen. Omar Aquino (D-2)
STUDENT ONLINE PROTECTION
Rep. Bob Morgan (D-58)
REGULATION-TECH
Rep. Fred Crespo (D-44); Sen. Laura Ellman (D-21)
PROP TX-SENIOR HOMESTEAD
Rep. Anna Moeller (D-43); Sen. Cristina Castro (D-22)
EQUAL PAY ACT-WAGE HISTORY
Rep. Celina Villanueva (D-21)
IMMIGRATION STATUS-ACCESS
Rep. Karina Villa (D-49)
SCH MENTAL HEALTH INSTRUCTION
Rep. Katie Stuart (D-112); Sen. Andy Manar (D-48)
SCH CD-MINIMUM TEACHER SALARY
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4)
SAFE SCHOOLS/HEALTHY LEARNING
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford (D-8); Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4)
VEH CD-PTSD LICENSE DECALS
Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch (D-7); Sen. Pat McGuire (D-43)
MENTAL HEALTH ACTION ON CAMPUS
Rep. Sara Feigenholtz (D-12); Sen. Heather A. Steans (D-7)
PUB AID-JOB SEARCH EXEMPTION
Rep. Kathleen Willis (D-77); Sen. Laura Fine (D-9)
PATIENT RIGHTS-DRUG PLANS
Rep. Robyn Gabel (D-18); Sen. Pat McGuire (D-43)
HIGHER ED SAVINGS PROGRAM
Rep. Robert Martwick (D-19); Sen. Omar Aquino (D-2)
ELECTED CHICAGO SCHOOL BOARD
Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin (D-10); Sen. Bill Cunningham (D-18)
ED EMPLOYEE-IMPASSE PROCEDURES
Rep. Justin Slaughter (D-27); Sen. Iris Y. Martinez (D-20)
DHS-BUILDING TRADES PROGRAM
Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy (D-14); Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-16)
PARENTAL DETENTION
Rep. Justin Slaughter (D-27); Sen. Patricia Van Pelt (D-5)
STATEWIDE GANG DATABASE-REPEAL
Rep. Delia C. Ramirez (D-4); Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson (D-40)
INCARCERATED PARENTS-CHILDREN
Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez (D-24); Sen. Omar Aquino (D-2)
RETENTION OF IL STUDENTS ACT
Rep. Justin Slaughter (D-27); Sen. Suzy Glowiak (D-24)
YOUTH HOMELESSNESS PREVENTION
Rep. William Davis (D-30); Sen. Don Harmon (D-39)
MHDD CD-DD SEX EDUCATION
Sen. Laura Fine (D-9)
HOUSING-GRANTS TO HOMELESS
Rep. Sonya M. Harper (D-6); Sen. Omar Aquino (D-2)
SNAP RESTAURANT MEALS PROGRAM
Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin (D-38)
DEPT VET AFF-TASK FORCE
Rep. Camille Y. Lilly (D-78); Sen. Julie A. Morrison (D-29)
TOBACCO PRODUCTS-UNDER 21
Rep. Carol Ammons (D-103); Sen. Iris Y. Martinez (D-20)
LIMITED COOPERATIVE ASSOC ACT
Rep. Justin Slaughter (D-27)
CRIMINAL LAW-TECH
Sen. Don Harmon (D-39); Rep. Sara Feigenholtz (D-12)
PRESCRIBING PSYCHOLOGIST
Sen. Christopher Belt (D-57); Rep. LaToya Greenwood (D-114)
VETERAN MEMORIAL MARKERS
Sen. Heather A. Steans (D-7); Rep. Anne Stava-Murray (D-81)
IDPH-SUICIDE PREVENTION
Rep. William Davis (D-30)
DHFS-MEDICAID-LONG TERM CARE
Sen. Michael E. Hastings (D-19); Rep. Sara Feigenholtz (D-12)
PHARMACY PRACTICE-INJECTIONS
Sen. Michael E. Hastings (D-19)
MEDICAID-PRESCRIPTION MEDS
Sen. Steve Stadelman (D-34)
VEHICLE BUYER PROTECTION 2019
Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II (D-25)
PARTITION OF HEIRS PROPERTY
Rep. Jay Hoffman (D-113)
GOVT ETHICS-ECONOMIC INTERESTS
Sen. Melinda Bush (D-31); Rep. Kathleen Willis (D-77)
WORKPLACE TRANSPARENCY ACT
Rep. Kathleen Willis (D-77)
PUBLIC DEFENDER BAIL PROGRAM
Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson (D-40)
BANKING-CANNABIS BUSINESSES
Sen. Ram Villivalam (D-8); Rep. Justin Slaughter (D-27)
CLEAN WATER WORKFORCE PIPELINE
Sen. Cristina Castro (D-22)
CD CORR-MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4)
ACCESS TO JUSTICE/DCFS
Rep. Mary Edly-Allen (D-51)
REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH ACT
Sen. Melinda Bush (D-31)
INS CD-SERIOUS MENTAL ILLNESS
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4)
SCH CD-PARENT-VICTIM-SERVICES
Sen. Omar Aquino (D-2)
SCH CD-SCHOOL COUNCIL-OFFENDER
Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson (D-40)
HEALTHY WORKPLACE ACT
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4)
ALTERNATIVE ELEC/GAS SUPPLIERS
Sen. Laura Fine (D-9)
REGULATION-TECH
Rep. Mark Batinick (R-97)
TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK
AFFORDABLE CARE ACT-SUPPORT
AFFORDABLE HOUSING-INVESTMENT
GUN VIOLENCE AWARENESS DAY
IMPEACH PRES. TRUMP

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