Illinois Representative Aaron Ortiz [D]

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ILHB2908PassAmends the Election Code to provide for the election of the Chicago Board of Education in accordance with specified procedures. Amends the School Code. Provides, on January 15, 2025, for the abolition of the terms of all members of the Chicago Board ...
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2021-07-29
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0177
ILSB0265PassAmends the Energy Assistance Act. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity may not set the annual eligibility level for energy assistance higher than 60% of the State median income as established by the U.S. Department of Hea...
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2021-07-29
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0176
ILHB1063PassAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Repeals the statute creating the offense of criminal transmission of HIV. Makes conforming changes in the AIDS Confidentiality Act, the Illinois Sexually Transmissible Disease Control Act, the Illinois Vehicle Code, ...
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2021-07-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0168
ILHB2775EngrossAmends the Homelessness Prevention Act. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall be mindful of preventing undue administrative burden in the application process for individual tenants in applying for assistance. Provides that program staf...
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2021-07-27
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0676PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Secretary of State may issue such additional temporary driver's licenses to an applicant as are necessary to allow the applicant to drive during the pendency of an investigation and determination of...
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2021-07-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0165
ILHB0232PassReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Provides that if a company ceases activity that designates the company to be a for-profit company that contracts to shelter migrant children, the company shall be removed fro...
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2021-07-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0118
ILHB0135PassAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Director of Public Health, if a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches in Illinois, shall establish a st...
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2021-07-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0103
ILHJRCA0032IntroProposes to amend the General Provisions Article of the Illinois Constitution. Provides that the oath of office for each prospective holder of a State office shall include an affirmation to protect and honor the diversity of the people of Illinois. E...
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2021-07-18
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3437EngrossCreates the Investing in Illinois Works Tax Credit Act. Provides that each owner or operator, as defined in the Illinois Hazardous Materials Workforce Training Act, may apply for a credit against withholding payments due under the Illinois Income Tax...
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2021-07-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0700EngrossAmends the Adult Protective Services Act. In a provision listing mandated reporters, excludes the State Long Term Care Ombudsman and all representatives of the State Long Term Care Ombudsman Program. Expands the definition of "mandated reporter" to i...
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2021-07-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0132EnrollReinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with changes. Provides that the Business Enterprise Program (rather than State agencies) shall recognize and accept the certifications of businesses that have been certified as minority-owned businesses ...
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2021-07-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1443PassAmends the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Program Act. Provides that, for any dispensing organization registered on or after January 1, 2021 (rather than July 1, 2019), the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall adopt rules ...
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2021-07-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0098
ILSB0064PassAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that anything said or done during or in preparation for a restorative justice practice or as a follow-up to that practice, or the fact that the practice has been planned or convened, is privileged and cann...
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2021-07-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0100
ILHB0376PassAmends the Courses of Study Article of the School Code. Requires every public elementary school and high school to include in its curriculum a unit of instruction studying the events of Asian American history; contains provisions governing this instr...
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2021-07-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0044
ILHB3438EnrollAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. Beginning with the 2022-2023 academic year, requires the governing board of each public university and community college district to designate a...
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2021-07-06
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Simmons
ILHB1765EnrollCreates the Empowering Public Participation Act. Provides that a law enforcement agency or an officer employed by a law enforcement agency may not knowingly and intentionally conduct a background check of a person for the sole reason of that person s...
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2021-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0156EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that a school district shall make menstrual (rather than feminine) hygiene products available, at no cost to students, in each bathroom of every school building (rather than in bathrooms of school buildings). Effectiv...
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2021-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0684EnrollAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Exempts transportation services, including those transportation services provided by ground ambulance service providers, medi-car providers, service car providers, and taxi servic...
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2021-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2790EnrollAmends the Counties Code. Provides that, in counties with a population over 3,000,000, the public defender, without fee or appointment and with the concurrence of the county board, may act as attorney to noncitizens in immigration cases. Provides tha...
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2021-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0414EnrollReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: In provisions creating the Water and Sewer Financial Assistance Act, provides that in setting the annual eligibility level to receive financial assistance under the Act, the ...
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2021-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3223EnrollReinserts the contents of the engrossed bill as amended by Senate Amendment No. 1 with the following changes. Repeals the Section concerning the Ensuring Success in School Task Force on December 1, 2025 (instead of December 1, 2023). Amends the provi...
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2021-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2746EnrollCreates the Know Before You Owe Private Education Loan Act. Requires private educational lenders to obtain from the relevant institution of higher education at which the borrower will use the loan proceeds certifications regarding cost, enrollment st...
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2021-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0369EnrollAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Relocates a provision regarding special immigrant minors from the Abused, Neglected, or Dependent Minors Article to the General Provisions Article. Amends the Probate Act of 1975. Provides that a petition for gu...
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2021-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3235EnrollAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that 45 days prior to the scheduled discharge of a person committed to the custody of the Department of Corrections, the Department shall give the person: (1) information about obtaining a standard Ill...
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2021-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0667EnrollCreates the Illinois Way Forward Act. Amends the Illinois TRUST Act. In a provision concerning prohibition on enforcing federal civil immigration laws, provides that a law enforcement agency or law enforcement official may not inquire about or invest...
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2021-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0121EnrollAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that it is the public policy of the State to prevent discrimination based on the specific status or term of status that accompanies a legal work authorization. Defines "work authorization status" as the ...
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2021-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1954EnrollReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Provides that the first full week of April of each year is designated as Autism Acceptance Week (rather than Autism Awareness Week). Makes conforming changes.
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2021-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2784EnrollCreates the Community Emergency Services and Support Act. Provides that each 9-1-1 call center and provider of emergency services dispatched through a 9-1-1 system must coordinate with the mobile mental and behavioral health services established by t...
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2021-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2521EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act. Provides that the showing of interest in support of a petition filed for the purpose of selecting a labor organization as the representative of the employees in a bargaining unit may be evidenced by ele...
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2021-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3940EnrollAmends the Motor Vehicle Franchise Act. Provides that the sale of motor vehicles by unlicensed dealers shall be prohibited (rather than should be prevented). Changes the manner in which dealers are reimbursed by manufacturers. Provides that manufactu...
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2021-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2665EnrollCreates the Illinois Immigrant Impact Task Force Act. Creates the Illinois Immigrant Impact Task Force. Provides for membership of the Task Force. Provides for meetings of the Task Force. Provides that members of the Task Force shall serve without co...
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2021-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0654EnrollReinserts the contents of the engrossed bill, and makes the following changes. Provides that play time shall be for all students in kindergarten through grade 5 (rather than for all students in kindergarten through grade 8). Requires play time to be ...
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2021-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1833EnrollReinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with changes. Modifies the powers and duties of the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity regarding the establishment of State-designated cultural districts. Modifies the composition of the adv...
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2021-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0253EnrollAmends the Department of Transportation Law of the Civil Administrative Code. Requires the Department of Transportation to develop and publish a statewide multi-modal transportation improvement program for all transportation facilities under its juri...
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2021-06-25
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3281EnrollAmends the School Code to require a high school to include in its curriculum a unit of instruction about the process of naturalization by which a foreign citizen or foreign national becomes a U.S. citizen. Provides that the course of instruction shal...
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2021-06-25
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3596EnrollAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law, a prescription for a substance classified in Schedule II, III, IV, or V must be sent electronically. Provides that notwithstanding any other prov...
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2021-06-25
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3504EnrollAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Public Health to administer an annual survey, which shall be named the Healthy Illinois Survey. Provides that the He...
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2021-06-25
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3265EnrollAmends the Evidence Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that "rape crisis organization" includes, but is not limited to, rape crisis centers certified by a statewide sexual assault coalition.
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2021-06-25
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1838EnrollAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that discrimination based on disability includes unlawful discrimination against an individual because of the individual's association with a person with a disability.
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2021-06-25
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3803EnrollAmends the Fair Patient Billing Act. Provides that a hospital shall proactively offer information on charity care options available to uninsured patients, regardless of their immigration status or residency. Effective on the first day of the first mo...
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2021-06-25
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3463EnrollAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall make information about the availability of referral services to any other State or local agencies known to a parolee or releasee prior to his or her release fro...
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2021-06-25
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2193EnrollAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits burglary when without authority he or she knowingly enters or without authority remains within a freight container with intent to commit therein a felony or theft. Provides that burglar...
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2021-06-25
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1596EnrollAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Includes, as a hate crime, the commission of the specified criminal acts against a person because of the actual or perceived citizenship or immigration status of the person. Effective immediately.
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2021-06-25
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2312EnrollAmends a provision of the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act concerning the deceptive marketing, advertising, and sale of mental health disorder and substance use disorder treatment. Provides that it is an unlawful practice for any p...
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2021-06-25
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1085EnrollCreates the Educational Planning Services Consumer Protection Act to protect consumers who enter into agreements with educational planning service providers and to regulate educational planning service providers. Provides that it shall be unlawful fo...
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2021-06-24
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0701EnrollAmends the Adult Protective Services Act. Expands the scope of the Act to include reports of abandonment. Requires the Department on Aging to offer, subject to appropriations, an annual trauma-informed training program that includes instruction on ho...
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2021-06-24
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0155EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that if the United States Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service creates and makes available to the states a waiver permitting recipients of benefits provided under the Supplemental Nutrit...
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2021-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0088EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that persons shall not be determined ineligible for cash assistance provided under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program based upon a conviction for any drug-related felony under State or fe...
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2021-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0026EnrollReinserts the contents of the introduced bill, but provides that a school district must require (rather than the State Board of Education shall require) that the Internet website or web service comply with Level AA of the World Wide Web Consortium's ...
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2021-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3950EnrollAmends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code in provisions concerning transition services. Makes changes relating to the definition of terms. Provides that, as a component of transition planning, a school district shall provide a ...
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2021-06-23
Sent to the Governor
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