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Q2 2019 Legislation: Sen. Omar Aquino sponsors or co-sponsors 57 bills

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By Local Labs News Service | Sep 10, 2019

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Sen. Omar Aquino (D-2) sponsored 24 bills in the second quarter of 2019, 11 more than the average Illinois state senator, and was added as a co-sponsor on 33 bills, three less 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 Aquino sponsored in the second quarter.

Bill Number
Date Introduced
Short Description
April 11
SCH CD-SEAL OF BILITERACY
April 3
PROP TX-ASSESSOR QUALIFICATION
April 4
SCH CD-TEACHERS-EVALUATIONS
April 10
PEN CD-DEFERRED COMPENSATION
April 10
GRATUITIES-RETENTION-PROHIBIT
April 12
PROP TX-COUNTY ASSESSOR
April 12
STUDENT ONLINE PROTECTION
April 1
PERFUSIONIST PRACTICE-VARIOUS
April 24
STATE GOVERNMENT-TECH
April 10
STATE EMPLOYEE GROUP INSURANCE
April 4
ELECTED CHICAGO SCHOOL BOARD
April 3
PEN CD-CTPF-PENSION DEDUCTIONS
April 3
PEN CD-CHI FIRE-BOARD TERMS
April 12
RETENTION OF IL STUDENTS ACT
April 12
DHR LAND TRANSFER
April 3
HOUSING-GRANTS TO HOMELESS
April 3
SNAP RESTAURANT MEALS PROGRAM
April 3
PEN CD-IMRF-DISABILITY
April 12
COUNTY BOARD CHAIRMAN REMOVAL
April 5
UNCLAIMED PROPERTY-PENSIONS
May 30
PEN CD-COOK COUNTY-FUNDING
May 29
PARTITION OF HEIRS PROPERTY
April 5
HGHR ED-EARLY CHILDHOOD GRANT
April 3
SCH CD-SCHOOL COUNCIL-OFFENDER

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

Bill Number
Sponsors
Short Description
Sen. Bill Cunningham (D-18)
CANNABIS REGULATION & TAX ACT
Rep. Sonya M. Harper (D-6); Sen. Robert Peters (D-13)
RE-ENTERING CITIZENS CIVIC ED
Rep. Rita Mayfield (D-60); Sen. Iris Y. Martinez (D-20)
GROW YOUR OWN TEACHER
Rep. Will Guzzardi (D-39)
CIVIL LAW-TECH
Rep. Jay Hoffman (D-113)
FINANCE-APPROP FOR EDUCATION
Rep. Luis Arroyo (D-3)
GOVERNMENT-TECH
Rep. Celina Villanueva (D-21)
IMMIGRATION STATUS-ACCESS
Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy (D-14); Sen. Robert Peters (D-13)
FOR-PROFIT CORRECTIONAL
Rep. Katie Stuart (D-112); Sen. Andy Manar (D-48)
SCH CD-MINIMUM TEACHER SALARY
Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch (D-7); Sen. Pat McGuire (D-43)
MENTAL HEALTH ACTION ON CAMPUS
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. Justin Slaughter (D-27); Sen. Patricia Van Pelt (D-5)
STATEWIDE GANG DATABASE-REPEAL
Sen. Andy Manar (D-48)
HGHER ED-DIVERSE FACULTY GRANT
Sen. Thomas Cullerton (D-23)
SCH DISTRICT EFFICIENCY COMM
Sen. Christopher Belt (D-57)
BUS CORP-BOARD RACE SEX
Rep. Carol Ammons (D-103); Sen. Iris Y. Martinez (D-20)
LIMITED COOPERATIVE ASSOC ACT
Sen. Heather A. Steans (D-7)
DHS-CHILD CARE PROGRAM
Rep. William Davis (D-30)
DHFS-MEDICAID-LONG TERM CARE
Rep. Sara Feigenholtz (D-12)
ANCRA-MANDATED REPORTERS
Rep. Jay Hoffman (D-113)
GOVT ETHICS-ECONOMIC INTERESTS
Rep. Gregory Harris (D-13)
FY19-PRIOR INCURRED COSTS
Sen. Melinda Bush (D-31); Rep. Kathleen Willis (D-77)
WORKPLACE TRANSPARENCY ACT
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4)
ACCESS TO JUSTICE/DCFS
Rep. Mary Edly-Allen (D-51)
REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH ACT
Rep. Mary Edly-Allen (D-51)
REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH ACT
Rep. Gregory Harris (D-13)
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Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson (D-40)
HEALTHY WORKPLACE ACT
Sen. Emil Jones, III (D-14)
BUREAU APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4)
ALTERNATIVE ELEC/GAS SUPPLIERS
Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson (D-40)
ESTATE/GEN-SKIPPING TRANSFER
Sen. Andy Manar (D-48)
PTELL-QUALIFIED SCHOOL DIST
IMPEACH PRES. TRUMP

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