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Q2 2019 Legislation: Sen. Ram Villivalam sponsors or co-sponsors 89 bills

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By Local Labs News Service | Sep 11, 2019

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Sen. Ram Villivalam (D-8) sponsored 17 bills in the second quarter of 2019, four more than the average Illinois state senator, and was added as a co-sponsor on 72 bills, 36 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 Villivalam sponsored in the second quarter.

Bill Number
Date Introduced
Short Description
April 9
VEH CD-SMOKING; PRESENT MINOR
April 11
VEH CD-MOBILE CARRYING DEVICE
April 3
ASIAN AMERICAN FAMILY COMM
April 10
SERVICE ANIMALS-ACCOMMODATIONS
April 12
EQUITABLE RESTROOM-BABY CHANGE
April 3
GUARDIANS-MINOR:NON-US PARENT
April 12
YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL
May 28
ASIAN AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH
April 3
EMPLOYMENT NO WAIVER OF RIGHTS
May 23
VEH CD-SHARE ROAD-LARGE TRUCKS
April 11
PROMPT PAYMENT-CONTRACTORS
April 9
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING FREEDOM
May 30
DHFS-MEDICAID-LONG TERM CARE
April 3
AGING-ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
May 24
CLEAN WATER WORKFORCE PIPELINE
April 4
ADOPTION ACT-RELATIVES
April 2
HOTEL CASINO EMPLOYEE SAFETY

The following table shows the bills to which Villivalam 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. 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. Mary E. Flowers (D-31); Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer (R-100); Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-16)
MATERNAL MENTAL HEALTH
Rep. Michael Halpin (D-72); Sen. Neil Anderson (R-36)
OUT-OF-STATE INVOL ADM-REPEAL
Rep. Kelly M. Burke (D-36); Sen. Terry Link (D-30)
PRODUCT LIABILITY EXCEPTIONS
Rep. Will Guzzardi (D-39); Sen. Cristina Castro (D-22)
HUM RIGHTS-EMPLOYER-DEFINITION
Rep. Will Guzzardi (D-39); Sen. Laura Fine (D-9)
EDU LABOR ACT-EMPLOYEE DEFN
Rep. Sonya M. Harper (D-6); Sen. Robert Peters (D-13)
RE-ENTERING CITIZENS CIVIC ED
Rep. Mary E. Flowers (D-31); Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-16)
IDPH-FEDERAL FUNDING
Rep. Ann M. Williams (D-11); Sen. Bill Cunningham (D-18)
LOCAL WIND ENERGY REGULATION
Rep. Jonathan Carroll (D-57); Sen. Julie A. Morrison (D-29)
INS CODE-EPINEPHRINE INJECTOR
Rep. Rita Mayfield (D-60); Sen. Iris Y. Martinez (D-20)
GROW YOUR OWN TEACHER
Rep. Anne Stava-Murray (D-81); Sen. Cristina Castro (D-22)
SOS DOCS-GENDER DESIGNATIONS
Rep. Rita Mayfield (D-60); Sen. Rachelle Crowe (D-56)
CRIM CD-PLACE OF WORSHIP
Rep. Fred Crespo (D-44); Sen. Laura Ellman (D-21)
PROP TX-SENIOR HOMESTEAD
Sen. Linda Holmes (D-42)
YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL
Rep. Jay Hoffman (D-113)
FINANCE-APPROP FOR EDUCATION
Rep. Mary E. Flowers (D-31); Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-16)
INFANT & MATERNAL MORTALITY
Rep. Barbara Hernandez (D-83)
STATE GOVERNMENT-TECH
Rep. Margo McDermed (R-37); Sen. Dan McConchie (R-26)
TRACK-SEXUAL ASSAULT EVIDENCE
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. Sara Feigenholtz (D-12); Sen. Heather A. Steans (D-7)
PUB AID-JOB SEARCH EXEMPTION
Rep. Deb Conroy (D-46); Sen. Julie A. Morrison (D-29)
DRUGS-PRIOR AUTHORIZATION FORM
Rep. André Thapedi (D-32); Sen. John G. Mulroe (D-10)
SPECIAL INTERROGATORIES-REPEAL
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. 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. 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. Michelle Mussman (D-56); Sen. Thomas Cullerton (D-23)
SIKH AWARENESS MONTH
Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr. (D-17)
IDPH-HEMORRHAGE TRAINING
Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr. (D-17)
IDPH-DIVERSITY TASK FORCE
Rep. Justin Slaughter (D-27); Sen. Martin A. Sandoval (D-11)
CDB-BUSINESS REPORT
Rep. Mary E. Flowers (D-31); Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-16)
HOSPITAL REPORT CARD ACT
Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr. (D-33); Sen. Martin A. Sandoval (D-11); Sen. Ram Villivalam (D-8)
VEH CD-SHARE ROAD-LARGE TRUCKS
Rep. Sonya M. Harper (D-6); Sen. Omar Aquino (D-2)
SNAP RESTAURANT MEALS PROGRAM
Sen. Christopher Belt (D-57)
BUS CORP-BOARD RACE SEX
Rep. Camille Y. Lilly (D-78); Sen. Julie A. Morrison (D-29)
TOBACCO PRODUCTS-UNDER 21
Sen. Christopher Belt (D-57)
IDPH-MATERNAL MENTAL HEALTH
Rep. Carol Ammons (D-103); Sen. Iris Y. Martinez (D-20)
LIMITED COOPERATIVE ASSOC ACT
Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy (D-14); Sen. Robert Peters (D-13)
REPEAL INCARCERATION COST-RIMB
Rep. Yehiel M. Kalish (D-16)
CRIMINAL LAW-TECH
Sen. Heather A. Steans (D-7)
DHS-CHILD CARE PROGRAM
Rep. William Davis (D-30)
DHFS-MEDICAID-LONG TERM CARE
Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr. (D-17)
PARENT NOTICE ABORTION-REPEAL
Sen. Bill Cunningham (D-18)
ED EMPLOYEE-IMPASSE PROCEDURES
Sen. Napoleon Harris, III (D-15); Rep. Kambium Buckner (D-26)
MOTOR FUEL-LOCAL GOV DBE
Rep. Jay Hoffman (D-113)
GOVT ETHICS-ECONOMIC INTERESTS
Sen. Melinda Bush (D-31); Rep. Kathleen Willis (D-77)
WORKPLACE TRANSPARENCY ACT
Sen. Cristina Castro (D-22)
SAFE PATIENT LIMITS
Sen. Melinda Bush (D-31)
REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH ACT
Rep. Kathleen Willis (D-77)
PUBLIC DEFENDER BAIL PROGRAM
Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson (D-40)
BANKING-CANNABIS BUSINESSES
Sen. Cristina Castro (D-22)
CLEAN ENERGY JOBS-TECH
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4)
ACCESS TO JUSTICE/DCFS
Rep. Mary Edly-Allen (D-51)
REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH ACT
Sen. Melinda Bush (D-31)
ELEC CD-CHILD CARE EXPENSES
Sen. Omar Aquino (D-2)
SCH CD-SCHOOL COUNCIL-OFFENDER
Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson (D-40)
HEALTHY WORKPLACE ACT
Sen. Laura Fine (D-9)
REGULATION-TECH
Sen. Melinda Bush (D-31)
HOTEL CASINO EMPLOYEE SAFETY
Rep. Mark Batinick (R-97)
TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK
CAPITAL PLAN-NATURAL AREAS
AFFORDABLE CARE ACT-SUPPORT
AFFORDABLE HOUSING-INVESTMENT
IMPEACH PRES. TRUMP

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