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Q2 2019 Legislation: Sen. Patricia Van Pelt sponsors or co-sponsors 40 bills

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By Local Labs News Service | Sep 28, 2019

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Sen. Patricia Van Pelt (D-5) sponsored four bills in the second quarter of 2019, nine less than the average Illinois state senator, and was added as a co-sponsor on 36 bills, equal to 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 Pelt sponsored in the second quarter.

Bill Number
Date Introduced
Short Description
May 13
SCH MENTAL HEALTH INSTRUCTION
April 10
STATEWIDE GANG DATABASE-REPEAL
April 24
HEALTH-TECH
April 5
MIA/POW SCHOLARSHIP-VETS GRANT

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

Bill Number
Sponsors
Short Description
Rep. Sonya M. Harper (D-6); Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr. (D-17)
CD CORR-SENTENCING-REDUCE
Rep. Justin Slaughter (D-27); Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr. (D-17)
TRAFFIC/PEDESTRIAN STOP STUDY
Rep. Celina Villanueva (D-21)
IMMIGRATION STATUS-ACCESS
Rep. Mary E. Flowers (D-31); Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-16)
PREGNANCY & CHILDBIRTH RIGHTS
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. Rita Mayfield (D-60)
CD CORR-CONDITIONS OF PAROLE
Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin (D-10); Sen. Bill Cunningham (D-18)
ED EMPLOYEE-IMPASSE PROCEDURES
Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy (D-14); Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-16)
PARENTAL DETENTION
Rep. André Thapedi (D-32); Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-16)
HIGHER ED-UNIFORM ADMISSION
Rep. Delia C. Ramirez (D-4); Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson (D-40)
INCARCERATED PARENTS-CHILDREN
Sen. Andy Manar (D-48)
HGHER ED-DIVERSE FACULTY GRANT
Rep. Justin Slaughter (D-27); Sen. Suzy Glowiak (D-24)
YOUTH HOMELESSNESS PREVENTION
Rep. Mary E. Flowers (D-31); Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-16)
HOSPITAL REPORT CARD ACT
Rep. Mary E. Flowers (D-31); Sen. Mattie Hunter (D-3)
TANF-GRANT AMOUNTS
Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr. (D-33); Sen. Martin A. Sandoval (D-11); Sen. Ram Villivalam (D-8)
VEH CD-SHARE ROAD-LARGE TRUCKS
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. Mary E. Flowers (D-31); Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-16)
CD CORR-FINE DEFAULT NOTICE
Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy (D-14); Sen. Robert Peters (D-13)
REPEAL INCARCERATION COST-RIMB
Rep. David McSweeney (R-52); Sen. Thomas Cullerton (D-23)
ISP-FORENSIC SERVICES-AUDIT
Sen. Heather A. Steans (D-7)
INC TX-WATER'S EDGE
Sen. Omar Aquino (D-2)
REVENUE-VENDOR
Sen. Heather A. Steans (D-7)
DHS-CHILD CARE PROGRAM
Sen. Michael E. Hastings (D-19); Sen. David Koehler (D-46); Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr. (D-86); Rep. Charles Meier (R-108)
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS WORKFORCE
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. Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4)
ACCESS TO JUSTICE/DCFS
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4)
ALTERNATIVE ELEC/GAS SUPPLIERS
Sen. Heather A. Steans (D-7)
CANNABIS-TECH
Sen. Scott M. Bennett (D-52); Rep. Carol Ammons (D-103)
COAL ASH POLLUTION PREVENTION
Rep. Mark Batinick (R-97)
TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK
AFFORDABLE HOUSING-INVESTMENT

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