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Q1 2019 Legislation: Sen. Christopher Belt sponsors or co-sponsors 76 bills

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By Local Labs News Service | Jul 1, 2019

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Sen. Christopher Belt (D-57) sponsored eight bills in the first quarter of 2019, 33 less than the average Illinois state senator, and was added as a co-sponsor on 68 bills, 25 more than the average, according to a Metro East Sun analysis of data made available by the Illinois General Assembly.

During the first quarter, 59 senators sponsored legislation, with Sen. John J. Cullerton (D-6) sponsoring the most with 626 bills. There were 59 senators that co-sponsored legislation, with Sen. Laura M. Murphy (D-28) co-sponsoring 154 bills, more than any other senator.

The following table shows the bills that Belt sponsored in the first quarter.

Bill Number
Date Introduced
Short Description
Feb. 15
CD CORR-MEDICAID SCREENING
Feb. 6
VETERAN MEMORIAL MARKERS
Feb. 15
AGR-COMMUNITY GARDENS
Feb. 15
REGULATION-TECH
Feb. 15
CASA-COUNTY ASSESSMENT
Feb. 15
SCH CD-WORKING CASH FUND
Feb. 15
PEN CD-ART 3&4-FINANCING
Feb. 19
GOVERNMENT-TECH

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

Bill Number
Sponsors
Short Description
Rep. Anna Moeller (D-43); Sen. Heather A. Steans (D-7)
SCH CD-HISTORY-LGBT
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4); Rep. Will Guzzardi (D-39)
MINIMUM WAGE/INCOME TAX CREDIT
Sen. Julie A. Morrison (D-29); Rep. Kathleen Willis (D-77)
INS CODE-DENTAL ANESTHETICS
Sen. Bill Cunningham (D-18); Rep. Frances Ann Hurley (D-35)
PROP TX-SENIOR HOMESTEAD
Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson (D-40); Rep. Daniel Didech (D-59)
JURIES-UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATION
Sen. Heather A. Steans (D-7)
IDPH-SUICIDE PREVENTION
Sen. Ram Villivalam (D-8)
EVIDENCE-IMMIGRATION STATUS
Sen. Ram Villivalam (D-8); Rep. Lance Yednock (D-76)
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING FREEDOM
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4)
RACIAL DISCRIMINATION
Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-16)
NURSING HOME CARE ACT-VARIOUS
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4)
IL STUDENT LOAN INVESTMENT ACT
Sen. Chuck Weaver (R-37); Rep. Rita Mayfield (D-60)
PRISONER ACCESS JOB WEBSITES
Sen. Robert Peters (D-13)
SNAP-COLLEGE STUDENTS
Sen. Suzy Glowiak (D-24)
ALZHEIMER'S-ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Sen. David Koehler (D-46)
SCH CD-MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS
Sen. Omar Aquino (D-2); Rep. Carol Ammons (D-103)
VEH CD-LICENSE TO WORK ACT
Sen. Andy Manar (D-48)
TEACHERS-VARIOUS
Sen. Andy Manar (D-48)
TEACHERS-VARIOUS
Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr. (D-17)
ELEC CODE-STUDENT VOTE
Sen. Ann Gillespie (D-27); Rep. Will Guzzardi (D-39)
APPRENTICESHIP STUDY ACT
Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-49)
SCH CD-SPECIAL ED AGREEMENTS
Sen. Omar Aquino (D-2)
JAILS-PRISONS-VOTING
Sen. Scott M. Bennett (D-52); Rep. Katie Stuart (D-112)
PROCURE-RENEW ENERGY RESOURCES
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4)
SCH CD-PARENT-VICTIM-SERVICES
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4)
ALTERNATIVE ELEC/GAS SUPPLIERS
Sen. Julie A. Morrison (D-29)
INC TX-ORGAN DONATION
Sen. Ram Villivalam (D-8)
HOTEL CASINO EMPLOYEE SAFETY
Sen. Terry Link (D-30)
FACILITY-ELECTRONIC MONITORING
Sen. Thomas Cullerton (D-23); Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit (D-84)
AIRPORT REGULATION MIA FLAG
Sen. Laura Fine (D-9)
ED LABOR ACT-STUDENT EMPLOYEE
Sen. Laura Ellman (D-21)
COMM COLL-VOCATION SCHOLARSHIP
Sen. Jim Oberweis (R-25)
RIGHT TO SHOP ACT
Sen. Linda Holmes (D-42)
SCH CD-PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4)
SCH CD-TEACHERS-EVALUATIONS
Sen. Heather A. Steans (D-7)
SMALL BUSINESS CREDIT-RENEW
Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson (D-40)
MEDICAL IMPLICIT BIAS TRAINING
Sen. Laura Ellman (D-21)
PROP TAX-SR FREEZE-MEDICARE
Sen. Michael E. Hastings (D-19); Sen. David Koehler (D-46)
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS WORKFORCE
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4)
CHILDREN'S ADVOCACY-INTERVIEW
Sen. Thomas Cullerton (D-23)
SCH CD-SEXUAL ASSAULT/ABUSE
Sen. Paul Schimpf (R-58)
CRIM CD-HATE CRIME-EMT&LAW ENF
Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-49)
INC TX-STUDENT ASSISTANCE
Sen. David Koehler (D-46)
EARLY INVENTION-DEFINED TERM
Sen. Laura Ellman (D-21)
UTILITIES-ELECTRIC & GAS
Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-49)
EQUAL PAY ACT-WAGE HISTORY
Sen. Heather A. Steans (D-7)
DCFS-PAYMENT RATE INCREASES
Sen. Laura Ellman (D-21)
CRIM CD-CHILD ABDUCTION
Sen. Ram Villivalam (D-8)
AGING-ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
Sen. Andy Manar (D-48); Rep. Kelly M. Burke (D-36)
GROW STEM TEACHERS ACT
Sen. Andy Manar (D-48)
ELEC CD-VOTER REGISTRATION AGE
Sen. Mattie Hunter (D-3)
AGING-HOMEMAKER SERVICES-WAGES
Sen. Heather A. Steans (D-7)
MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY REFORMS
Sen. Michael E. Hastings (D-19)
UTILITIES-INFRASTRUCTURE
Sen. Omar Aquino (D-2)
HGHR ED-EARLY CHILDHOOD GRANT
Sen. Andy Manar (D-48)
SCH CD-MILITARY SERVICE-SALARY
Sen. Terry Link (D-30)
VEH CD-FREIGHT TRAIN CREW SIZE
Sen. Michael E. Hastings (D-19)
CREDIT REPORT AGENCY-SECURITY
Sen. Don Harmon (D-39)
NURSING HOME MEDICAID REIMBURS
Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-49)
DUAL CREDIT COURSE-FEES
Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-49)
PEN CD-EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS
Sen. Cristina Castro (D-22)
EQUAL PAY ACT-WAGE HISTORY
Sen. John G. Mulroe (D-10)
MEDICAID-REINSTATE APPLICATION
ELDERLY WOMEN OF WISDOM DAY
WOMEN IN PUBLIC OFFICE DAY
SOCIAL WORK MONTH
PAY EQUITY DAY
BUY AMERICAN/ILLINOIS STEEL
CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS-FUNDING

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