Senator Steans

March 5, 2018

Dear Friends,

 

Senator Steans on the Seante floor.I am proud to tell you that hospitals that serve Medicaid patients would continue to benefit from federal funding under a measure I sponsored that passed the Senate last week. I have been working with my colleagues for several months to develop a new Medicaid Hospital Assessment that is fair to patients and hospitals.

 

The Medicaid Hospital Assessment Program was designed to leverage federal matching funds to cover the cost of services provided to Medicaid patients in private Illinois hospitals. In total, the program distributes $3.5 billion in funding. Hospitals are not reimbursed for the full cost of treating Medicaid patients and rely on these payments to help some of the neediest Illinoisans.

 

Currently, hospitals receive a flat payment based on a variety of factors, such as the number of Medicaid patients they serve. The new program would use more recent patient data and phase in a claims-based payment model over the next six years. Under a claims-based model, money would be tied to the patient.

 

The legislation also includes additional funding for Safety-Net and Critical Access hospitals. These organizations play a vital role in our communities, and many treat a higher percentage of Medicaid patients. Additionally, the legislation includes funding to support hospitals that are transforming to serve their community. Examples of these transformations include adding dialysis centers, long-term care facilities and other creative ways to profitably use space within hospitals.

 

Nearly half of the annual Medicaid payment funds are set to expire under Illinois statute on June 30, 2018. The assessment laid out in Senate Bill 1773 requires state and federal approval before it can take effect. This legislation is currently on the governor’s desk. I urge the governor and the federal government to review this proposal immediately so that service to patients in Illinois will not be disrupted.

 

As always, please do not hesitate to contact my office at 773-769-1717 or reach out online with any questions or concerns.

 

Sincerely,
Heather Steans
Senator Heather Steans
7th District – Illinois

 

Gun legislation advances

 

I co-sponsored legislation to require anyone in the business of selling, leasing or otherwise transferring firearms to be licensed. The Gun Dealer Licensing Act passed the Senate last April and passed the House last week.

 

This legislation is intended to hold corrupt gun dealers accountable and curb illegal trafficking of firearms in communities. Nearly 20 percent of all guns recovered from crime scenes in Chicago between 2009 and 2013 were sold by just three of the state’s 2,400 gun dealers. Currently there is no licensing requirement at the state level for firearms.

 

I also supported legislation to allow a family member or a law enforcement officer to petition the court if an individual poses an immediate threat of causing personal injury to themselves or another by having access to firearms. Under the Lethal Violence Protection Act, courts could require a person to temporarily turn over any firearms in their possession. Family members are often the first to notice if a person is exhibiting violent behavior.

 

Petition delivery

 

Thank you for participating in my petition for the governor to drop his appeal and allow patients with intractable pain to access medical marijuana. Last week, Representative Cassidy and I delivered nearly 5,000 petitions to the governor’s office. This would not have been possible without your support. Please see the video below for a recap of our petition delivery.

 

Steans, Cassidy deliver 5,000 petition signatures to governor

 

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Senator Steans

February 27, 2018

Dear Friends,

 

Senator Steans in a committee hearingThis week the Senate is scheduled to hear several pieces of legislation to address the teacher shortage in Illinois. The Senate will also hold three budget committees and will hear from the State Board of Education, several public universities and The Department of Innovation and Technology, among others.

 

Below please find a list of noteworthy bills that are scheduled in committee. For directions on how to submit a witness slip to show your support or opposition to a particular bill, click here. You can listen to committee hearings live by clicking here.

 

The Senate will not be in session next week. I will send you an email with noteworthy bills in committee the following week when we return.

 

As always, please do not hesitate to contact my office at 773-769-1717 or reach out online with any questions or concerns.

 

Sincerely,
Heather Steans
Senator Heather Steans
7th District – Illinois

 

Noteworthy bills in committee this week

 

Criminal law issues

• Testimony – SB 2479 regulates the use of incriminating testimony in courts.
     o Sponsor: Senator Michael Hastings
     o Committee: Senate Criminal Law

• Criminal justice alternatives - SB 3023 authorizes law enforcement to develop and implement programs that offer alternatives to traditional involvement in the criminal justice system by creating immediate pathways to substance use treatment and other services.
     o Sponsor: Senator Melinda Bush
     o Committee: Senate Human Services

• Records of minors – SB 2915 allows the parents, guardian and counsel of a minor who is the subject of record to inspect and copy law enforcement records.
     o Sponsor: Senator John Mulroe
     o Committee: Senate Criminal Law

• Criminal history - SB 2853 requires the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to publish information on how it uses criminal history information when making licensure decisions on its website.
     o Sponsor: Senator Pam Althoff
     o Committee: Senate Licensed Activities and Pensions

• Records – SB 2560 requires websites that publish a person’s criminal record to remove the information upon written request.
     o Sponsor: Senator Steve Stadelman
     o Committee: Senate Judiciary

 

Consumer and civil law issues

• Condo lawsuits – SB 2556 excludes attorney’s fees from the demand in certain condo lawsuits.
     o Sponsor: Senator Laura Murphy
     o Committee: Senate Judiciary

• Price posting – SB 2953 requires automotive repair facilities to post a sign detailing the hourly labor charge, the prices of commonly used repair parts, the charge for diagnosis as well as the charges and conditions under which a facility may impose storage charges.
     o Sponsor: Senator Tom Cullerton
     o Committee: Senate Judiciary

• Identity protection – SB 3007 requires companies that collect personal information to report data breaches that affect more than 100 Illinoisans to the Attorney General.
     o Sponsor: Senator Kwame Raoul
     o Committee: Judiciary

• Student loans – SB 2439 prohibits the state from denying, revoking or suspending a professional license because the holder defaulted on a student loan.
     o Sponsored: Senator Scott Bennett
     o Committee: Senate Licensed Activities and Pensions

 

Education issues

• Free lunch – SB 2428 requires schools to provide a federally reimbursable lunch to students who wish to eat lunch, regardless of their ability to pay.
     o Sponsor: Senator Steve Stadelman
     o Committee: Senate Education

• STEM teachers – SB 3047 requires universities to waive tuition, fees and campus housing costs of students who agree to pursue a bachelor’s degree in STEM areas for a teaching occupation.
     o Sponsor: Senator Andy Manar
     o Committee: Senate Higher Education

• Teacher shortage – SB 2838 addresses the shortage of substitute teachers by allowing schools to use recruiting firms to find substitutes.
     o Sponsor: Senator Terry Link
     o Committee: Senate Education

• ESL teachers - SB 2844 requires the State Board of Education to establish the Growing Future Educators Program to train high school graduates who at one time were English language learners to become secondary language educators.
     o Sponsor: Senator Omar Aquino
     o Committee: Senate Education

• Teacher salary – SB 2892 sets the minimum salary for a full-time teacher in Illinois at $40,000.
     o Sponsor: Senator Andy Manar
     o Committee: Senate Education

• Retired teachers – SB 3045 increases the amount of time a retired teacher can work without affecting their retirement status to help reduce the teacher shortage.
     o Sponsor: Senator Andy Manar
     o Committee: Senate Education

• Dual credit – SB 2527 bars school boards from limiting the number of dual credit courses a student may enroll in or the number of credits a student may receive from dual credit courses.
     o Sponsored: by Senator Chuck Weaver
     o Committee: Senate Education

• Asthma medicine – SB 3015 allows school nurses to keep asthma medication prescribed in the school’s name.
     o Sponsor: Senator Dave Koehler
     o Committee: Senate Education

 

Environmental issues

• LEED buildings – SB 3031 requires all new state-funded building construction and major renovations to be designed have to achieve silver certification of LEED rating system.
     o Sponsor: Senator Chuck Weaver
     o Committee: Senate State Government

• Emissions testing – SB 2643 allows auto service and repair stations to apply to the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency for certification as an official emission inspection station.
     o Sponsor: Senator Dan McConchie
     o Committee: Senate Environment and Conservation

 

Government reform issues

• Workers' compensation insurance - SB 2973 creates an independent nonprofit insurance company to insure Illinois employers for workers’ compensation.
     o Sponsor: Senator Daniel Biss
     o Committee: Senate Judiciary

• Workers’ compensation reform – SB 2863 intends to pass savings from previous workers’ compensation reform on to employers by reducing premiums. This legislation allows the Department of Insurance to declare a rate excessive, among other measures to regulate insurance companies.
     o Sponsor: Senator Kwame Raoul
     o Committee: Senate Judiciary

• Gender neutral – SB 2854 amends the election code to make titles gender neutral. For example, under this legislation, “chairman” would become “chairperson.”
     o Sponsor: Senator Melinda Bush
     o Committee: Senate Government Reform

 

Human service issues

• Reimbursement rates - SB 2898 reforms reimbursement rates for licensed Medically Complex for the Developmentally Disabled facilities that serve severely and chronically ill patients.
     o Sponsor: Senator Heather Steans
     o Committee: Senate Human Services

• Dental care for Medicaid patients – SB 2429 requires preventative dental care to be provided to all Medicaid-eligible adults. Currently, services are only available to people under 21 and pregnant women.
     o Sponsor: Senator Omar Aquino
     o Committee: Senate Human Services

• Identification cards – SB 2903 requires the Secretary of State to issue standard Illinois Identification Cards and limited-term Illinois Identification Cards to persons upon conditional release or absolute discharge from the custody of the Department of Human Services with specified requirements. The purpose of this legislation is to make it easier for individuals to apply for benefits and transition into the community.
     o Sponsor: Senator Karen McConnaughay
     o Committee: Senate Human Services

• Early Mental Health Act - SB 2951 requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to create two pilot programs for Medicaid beneficiaries to provide community-based services for young people with mental health conditions and one for young people with substance use disorders.
     o Sponsor: Senator Melinda Bush
     o Committee: Senate Human Services

 

Labor issues

• Workers’ rights – SB 2213 maintains protections for workers, workplace safety and environmental provisions that are currently in place regardless of what happens at the federal level.
     o Sponsor: Senator Daniel Biss
     o Committee: Senate Labor

• Graduate workers – SB 2546 classifies research assistants and graduate students as employees, providing them with all rights and remedies under labor laws including the right to unionize.
     o Sponsor: Senator Daniel Biss
     o Committee: Senate Labor

• Job costs – SB 2999 requires employers to reimburse employees for their costs incurred to fulfill job responsibilities including policies that require employees to use personal cell phones, tablets or computers for work purposes.
     o Sponsor: Senator Patricia Van Pelt
     o Committee: Senate Labor

 

Pension and state contract issues

• Retired CPD officers – SB 2525 makes the 3 percent increase in pension benefits for retired Chicago Police Department officers over the age of 75 compounded.
     o Sponsor: Senator Bill Cunningham
     o Committee: Senate Licensed Activities and Pensions

• Tier 2 – SB 2607 lowers the minimum age at which Tier 2 state police are eligible for the alternative annuity from 60 to 50.
     o Sponsor: Senator John Mulroe
     o Committee: Senate Licensed Activities and Pensions

• Vehicle allowance – SB 2307 eliminates teachers’ vehicle allowance from counting as pensionable earnings.
     o Sponsor: Senator Julie Morrison
     o Committee: Senate Licensed Activities and Pensions

 

Public health issues

• Nursing homes – SB 2232 prioritizes long-term care facilities for restoration of power during a power outage, regardless of reason.
     o Sponsor: Senator Dave Koehler
     o Committee: Senate Public Health

• Metal detectors in hospitals – SB 2334 requires hospitals to have metal detectors at each public point of entry and makes visitors subject to screening.
     o Sponsor: Senator Laura Murphy
     o Committee: Senate Public Health

• Dense breast tissue – SB 2442 requires health care providers to notify patients if they have dense breast tissue.
     o Sponsor: Senator John Mulroe
     o Committee: Senate Public Health

• Information on HPV – SB 2866 requires the Department of Public Health to provide all sixth grade students and their parents information on the link between the human papillomavirus and cancer. Currently only female students are provided with this information.
     o Sponsor: Senator Linda Holmes
     o Committee: Senate Public Health

 

Revenue issues

• Internet sales tax – SB 2577 requires out-of-state retailers to collect a use tax in certain instances. Currently, retailers that do not have a physical presence in a state are not required to collect sales taxes.
     o Sponsor: Senator Cristina Castro
     o Committee: Senate Revenue

 

Committee schedule for Tuesday, Feb. 27

 

• Senate Appropriations II Committee | 9 a.m., Room 212
Subject matter regarding FY 19 budget request for the Illinois State Board of Education.

• Senate Public Health Committee | 1:45 p.m., Room 400
To see submitted witness slips for this committee and submit your own, click here.

• Senate Education Committee | 1:45 p.m., Room 212
To see submitted witness slips for this committee and submit your own, click here.

• Senate Judiciary Committee | 3:15 p.m., Room 400
To see submitted witness slips for this committee and submit your own, click here.

• Senate Higher Education Committee | 3:15 p.m., Room 212
To see submitted witness slips for this committee and submit your own, click here.

• Senate Human Services Committee | 3:15 p.m., Room 409
Subject matter regarding the Hospital Assessment Program.
To see submitted witness slips for this committee and submit your own, click here.

• Senate Criminal Law Committee| 4:45 p.m., Room 400
To see submitted witness slips for this committee and submit your own, click here.

• Senate Transportation Committee | 4:45 p.m., Room 212
To see submitted witness slips for this committee and submit your own, click here.

 

Committee schedule for Wednesday, Feb. 28

 

• Senate Appropriations I Committee | 8 a.m., Room 400
Subject matter regarding FY 19 budget request for the following agencies: Central Management Services, the Department of Innovation and Technology, the Procurement Policy Board, and the Department of Insurance.

• Senate Gaming Committee | 8:30 a.m., Room 212
To see submitted witness slips for this committee and submit your own, click here.

• Senate Local Government Committee | 9 a.m., Room 409
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• Senate Government Reform Committee | 10:30 a.m., Room 400
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• Senate Labor Committee | 10:30 a.m., Room 212
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• Senate Executive Committee | 2 p.m., Room 212
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• Senate State Government Committee | 2 p.m., Room 409
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• Senate Licensed Activities and Pensions Committee | 2 p.m., Room 400
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• Senate Revenue Committee | 3:30 p.m., Room 212
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• Senate Insurance Committee | 3:30 p.m., Room 400
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Committee schedule for Thursday, March 1

 

• Senate Agriculture Committee | 8:30 a.m., Room 409
To see submitted witness slips for this committee and submit your own, click here.

• Senate Appropriations II Committee | 9 a.m., Room 212
Subject matter regarding FY 19 budget request for the following agencies: Eastern Illinois University, Northeastern Illinois University, Illinois State University, and Western Illinois University.

• Senate Telecommunications and Information Technology Committee | 11 a.m., Room 212
To see submitted witness slips for this committee and submit your own, click here.

• Senate Environment and Conservation Committee | 11 a.m., Room 409
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Senator Steans

February 21, 2018

Dear Friends,

 

Senator Steans in a committee hearingThis week the Senate will begin to hear funding requests from state agencies. This process will continue over the next few months as we work to create a bipartisan compromise budget. During these subject matter hearings, Senators will have an opportunity to question agency heads about their budget proposal and programs.

 

Please find a list of noteworthy bills that are scheduled in committee below. For directions on how to submit a witness slip to show your support or opposition to a particular bill, click here. You can listen to committee hearings live by clicking here.

 

As always, please do not hesitate to contact my office at 773-769-1717 or reach out online with any questions or concerns.

 

Sincerely,
Heather Steans
Senator Heather Steans
7th District – Illinois

Noteworthy bills in committee this week

 

Consumer issues

  • Credit freeze - A response to the Equifax data breach, HB 4095 prohibits credit report companies from charging people for freezing their reports.
    o Sponsor: Senator Bill Cunningham
    o Committee: Senate Financial Institutions

  • Student loans - SB 2439 prohibits the state from denying, revoking or suspending a professional license because the holder defaulted on a student loan.
    o Sponsored: Senator Scott Bennett
    o Committee: Senate Licensed Activities and Pensions

  • Net neutrality - SR 1117 addresses the FCC's decision to repeal net neutrality and urges continued access to free and open internet.
    o Sponsor: Senator Michael Hastings
    o Committee: Senate State Government

Education issues

  • Teacher raises - SB 2517 requires school districts, instead of the state, to pay the benefit cost of teacher raises after 2019.
    o Sponsor: by Senator Dan McConchie
    o Committee: Senate Licensed Activities and Pensions

Government reform issues

  • Consolidation - SB 2544 streamlines and expedites the local government consolidation process.
    o Sponsor: Senator Tom Cullerton
    o Committee: Senate Government Reform

Pensions, licensing and state contract issues

  • Pensions for legislators - SB 2292 makes state lawmakers who retire after 2019 responsible for 50 percent of their General Assembly Retirement System cost.
    o Sponsor: Senator Tim Bivins
    o Committee: Senate Licensed Activities and Pensions

  • Liquor license - SB 2436 allows a local liquor control commissioner to grant exemptions to sell alcohol within 100 feet of churches, schools, hospitals and other buildings.
    o Sponsor: Senator Chris Nybo
    o Committee: Senate Executive

  • State contracts - SB 2279 prohibits the state from entering into or awarding contracts if there is no funding in place for the contract.
    o Sponsor: Senator Laura Murphy
    o Committee: Senate State Government

  • Food waste - SB 2606 requires all state procurement contracts for food services to contain a food donation policy.
    o Sponsor: Senator John Curran
    o Committee: Senate State Government

Revenue issues

  • Internet sales tax - SB 2577 requires out-of-state retailers to collect a use tax in certain instances. Currently, retailers that do not have a physical presence in a state are not required to collect sales taxes.
    o Sponsor: Senator Cristina Castro
    o Committee: Senate Revenue

Committee schedule for Wednesday, Feb. 21

 

  • Senate Appropriations I Committee | 8 a.m., Room 400
    Subject matter regarding FY 19 budget request for the following agencies: Department of Labor, Illinois Labor Relations Board, Illinois Education Labor Relations Board, Workers' Compensation Commission, and Employment Security.
    To see submitted witness slips for this committee and submit your own, click here.

  • Senate Local Government Committee | 9 a.m., Room 409
    To see submitted witness slips for this committee and submit your own, click here.

  • Senate Financial Institutions Committee | 10:30 a.m., Room 409
    To see submitted witness slips for this committee and submit your own, click here.

  • Senate Government Reform Committee | 10:30 a.m., Room 400
    To see submitted witness slips for this committee and submit your own, click here.

  • Senate Executive Committee | 1:30 p.m., Room 212
    To see submitted witness slips for this committee and submit your own, click here.

  • Senate Licensed Activities and Pensions Committee | 1:30 p.m., Room 400
    To see submitted witness slips for this committee and submit your own, click here.

  • Senate State Government Committee | 1:30 p.m., Room 409
    To see submitted witness slips for this committee and submit your own, click here.

  • Senate Revenue Committee | 4 p.m., Room 212
    To see submitted witness slips for this committee and submit your own, click here.

  • Senate Subcommittee on Business Entities | 4:30 p.m., Room 400
    To see submitted witness slips for this committee and submit your own, click here.

 

Committee schedule for Thursday, Feb. 22

 

  • Senate Agriculture Committee | 8:30 a.m., Room 409
    To see submitted witness slips for this committee and submit your own, click here.

  • Senate Appropriations II Committee | 9 a.m., Room 212
    Subject matter on FY 19 budget request for the following agencies: Illinois Board of Higher Education, Illinois Student Assistance Commission, Northern Illinois University, Illinois Community College Board, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, and the State Universities Civil Service Commission.
    To see submitted witness slips for this committee and submit your own, click here.

  • Senate Commerce and Economic Development Committee | 9 a.m., Room 400
    To see submitted witness slips for this committee and submit your own, click here.

 

Committee schedule for Friday, Feb. 23

 

  • Senate Subcommittee on Tort Reform | 11 a.m., C600 Michael A. Bilandic Building, Chicago
    Subject matter on Workers' Compensation Commission arbitrators.
    To see submitted witness slips for this committee and submit your own, click here.

 

 

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Senator Steans

February 16, 2018

Dear Friends,

 

Senator Steans listens to the governor's budget address.This week the governor unveiled his fourth budget proposal. This is the closest he has ever come to presenting a real, balanced budget, which I appreciate. That said, I have some serious concerns about his cuts to human services, Medicaid and retired pensioners to whom we have a contractual obligation.

 

The governor’s budget proposes spending $37.6 billion while bringing in $37.9 billion. However, many of his proposed savings require significant legislative action or implementation of an employee contract in order to actually be achieved. If those legislative changes are not achieved, it is estimated that his budget would be more than $1 billion out of balance.

 

One of the biggest ways the governor proposes savings is by shifting 25 percent of teacher pensions and some health care costs onto local school districts. He also seeks to punish Chicago children for a pension problem they did not create by requiring CPS to pick up its entire pension cost – the only school district in the state that would have to bear this burden. These changes would undermine the bipartisan evidence-based school funding formula, which was passed over the summer to improve education funding for all school districts.

 

Though the governor claims to increase education funding by $330 million, his pension and health care cost shifts would result in a cut to education funding. He also eliminated funding for afterschool programs, advanced placement programs, parent mentoring and more. This cost shift and programmatic reduction may leave school districts with the tough choice of reducing classroom support or increasing local property taxes.

 

The governor also proposed reducing Medicaid reimbursement rates by 4 percent, which he estimates would lead to a $150 million savings. This could make it more difficult for Medicaid patients to access health care. He proposed this cut even though Illinois already has the lowest Medicaid reimbursement rates in the nation.

 

He outlined cutting funding for human services by $292 million. Many human service agencies are still struggling from the detrimental budget impasse. As a government, we have a responsibility to take care of our neediest citizens. I do not believe slashing funding for human services is a compassionate approach to governing.

 

The governor suggested eliminating health care support for retired teachers to save $129 million. This would likely double their out-of-pocket costs. Most of these retirees do not receive Social Security benefits to offset that change. Additionally, this point could be challenged in court because of the state’s contractual obligation to pensioners.

 

Senator Steans in a committee hearingThe governor failed to address the backlog of bills in his budget proposal, which currently sits at nearly $9 billion. The backlog soared to $16 billion during the budget impasse. Through a measure sponsored by Senate Democrats, the state was able to borrow $6 billion to pay off some of the debt and received more than $2 billion in matching funds from the federal government. This shifted the burden of debt from small businesses to investors. Without further action, the backlog of bills will continue to accrue late interest penalties.

 

Now that the governor has submitted his proposal, we will begin to conduct budget hearings in the Senate. Agencies will testify about their funding needs, and I will work with my colleagues across the aisle to find a compromise. Based on these hearings, we will propose and vote on a budget. The governor will have the option to approve or veto the budget once the Legislature approves it.

 

As always, please do not hesitate to contact my office at 773-769-1717 or reach out online with any questions or concerns.

 

Sincerely,
Heather Steans
Senator Heather Steans
7th District – Illinois

 

Hospital assessment update

 

For the past several months, I have been working to create a new hospital assessment program that is fair to hospitals and patients. This program was designed to leverage federal matching funds to cover the cost of services provided to Medicaid patients in Illinois hospitals. From this program, hospitals receive a flat payment based on a variety of factors, such as the number of patients it serves. Nearly half of the annual Medicaid payment funds are set to expire under Illinois statute on June 30, 2018. We are working diligently to create a new assessment program before that date so as not to disrupt service. This assessment will need state and federal approval before it can take effect.

 

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