Illinois Representative Barbara Currie [D]

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ILHB3234EnrollAmends the State Historical Library Act. Provides that selected past editions of newspapers of this State that are preserved under a program within the Lincoln Presidential Library shall be preserved in accordance with industry standards (rather than...
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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3093EnrollAmends the Wildlife Code. Defines "hunting license" as an electronic or physical license authorizing the person to take a certain type of animal during a specified period of time. Effective immediately.
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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2958IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that, on and after January 1, 2018, no person may knowingly cause or allow sale at wholesale or retail of a coal tar sealant product. Provides that, on and after July 1, 2019, no person may knowingly ...
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2017-05-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0367IntroUrges the Governor and the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to direct funds that would allow the rebuilding and repair of the Alexander County Housing Development in Cairo.
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2017-05-25
Placed on Calendar Order of Resolutions
ILHR0351IntroUrges the Mayor of the City of Chicago to officially recognize the importance and benefits of school diversity and to set it as a priority when making decisions regarding admissions policies and practices, creation of new schools, school rezoning, an...
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2017-05-24
Placed on Calendar Order of Resolutions
ILSB1880EnrollAmends the Legislative Reference Bureau Act. Provides that the Legislative Synopsis and Digest shall be published online each week during regular and special sessions of the General Assembly (currently, the form of publication is not specified). Prov...
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2017-05-24
Passed Both Houses
ILHJR0033EngrossCongratulates the Chicago Cubs on winning the 2016 World Series.
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2017-05-23
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
ILHB2725EnrollAmends the Illinois Highway Code. Provides that money received by the State from the federal government under the Recreational Trails Program shall not be considered for use as aid in construction of highways, and shall not be placed in the "Road Fun...
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2017-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1562EnrollAmends the Abandoned Housing Rehabilitation Act. In a provision concerning a court hearing on an organization's petition for temporary possession of property that the organization intends to rehabilitate, requires the organization to demonstrate to t...
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2017-05-22
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2426EnrollAmends the School Code. In provisions concerning the Early Childhood Education Block Grant, provides that (i) the requirement to fund programs for children ages 0-3 applies to funds distributed by this State and funds distributed to the Chicago schoo...
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2017-05-19
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2663EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that early childhood programs receiving State Board of Education grants for preschool educational programs shall prohibit the expulsion of children. Provides instead that when persistent and serious challenging behavi...
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2017-05-19
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3223EngrossAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance must provide coverage for medically necessary preventative physical therapy for insureds diagnosed with multiple sclerosis without any tre...
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2017-05-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3099IntroCreates the Illinois Trust Act. Provides that no law enforcement agency may detain or continue to detain any individual solely on the basis of any immigration detainer or administrative warrant, or otherwise comply with an immigration detainer or adm...
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2017-05-19
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2388EnrollCreates the Child Abuse Awareness Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-05-19
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2475IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Increases the earned income tax credit to (i) 12% of the federal tax credit for each taxable year beginning on or after January 1, 2017 and beginning prior to January 1, 2018, (ii) 14% of the federal tax credit for...
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2017-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0084EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to make application to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services by July 1, 2017 for a State plan amendment to implement the Community First C...
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2017-05-18
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0259IntroCreates the Isolated Confinement Restriction Act. Restricts the use of isolated confinement in correctional facilities in the State. Provides that a committed person shall not be placed in isolated confinement unless there is reasonable cause to beli...
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2017-05-18
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Tabled
ILHJR0054IntroUrges the Illinois Senate and the Illinois House of Representatives to create a joint legislative cancer caucus, to be known as the Illinois Legislative Cancer Caucus, to provide a forum for discussing and evaluating public policies affecting cancer ...
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2017-05-17
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Nick Sauer
ILHR0320IntroCongratulates Rudy Nimocks on his retirement from the University of Illinois after over 25 years of service.
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2017-05-15
Tabled
ILHR0330IntroCongratulates Rudy Nimocks on his retirement from the University of Chicago after over 25 years of service.
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2017-05-15
Tabled
ILHB3895IntroAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Provides that a person is eligible for a diaper allowance of $80 per month per child if all of the following conditions are met: (i) the person's household income is at or below 50% of the federal poverty ...
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2017-05-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2591IntroCreates the Criminal and Traffic Assessment Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-05-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2031IntroAmends the Water Use Act of 1983. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title of the Act.
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2017-05-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0040EngrossAmends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Removes a provision prohibiting the non-contributory portion of a program of health-benefits from including the expenses of obtaining an abortion. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Removes a ...
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2017-05-10
Motion Filed to Reconsider Vote Sen. Don Harmon
ILHB3392IntroAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2360EnrollAmends the Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program Act. Requires the Board to select a default contribution rate within the range of 3% to 6% of an enrollee's wages (rather than 3% of wages). Provides that the Program shall begin during 2018, rather t...
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2017-05-03
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2351IntroCreates the Wage Lien Act. Provides that a lien exists on an employer's property for the amount of unpaid wages owed to an employee. Defines terms and includes provisions concerning creation of the lien; exemptions; notice; limitations; recording of ...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2777IntroCreates the Impact of Crime-related Violence on Public Health Research Act. Requires the Board of Trustees of University of Illinois to establish an Impact of Crime-related Violence on Public Health Research Center to conduct basic, translational, an...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0689IntroCreates the Seizure and Forfeiture Reporting Act. Provides that the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority shall establish and maintain on its official website a searchable public database that includes specified information about property s...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0312IntroAmends the Nurse Practice Act. In provisions concerning scope of practice, written collaborative agreements, temporary practice with a collaborative agreement, prescriptive authority with a collaborative agreement, titles, advertising, continuing edu...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0780IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that no candidate for President or Vice President of the United States shall appear on the official ballot if that candidate has not filed copies of all of his or her tax returns with the State Board of Elections at...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0426IntroCreates the Immigration Safe Zones Act. Provides that schools, medical treatment and health care facilities, and places of worship may not grant access to State and local law enforcement agencies that have entered into an agreement with United States...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2619IntroAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that a juvenile may be kept or detained in an authorized detention facility if the juvenile is 13 years of age or older (rather than 10 years of age or older). Makes conforming changes.
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2541IntroCreates the Gun Dealer Licensing Act. Provides that it is unlawful for a person to engage in the business of selling, leasing, or otherwise transferring firearms without a license issued by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Pro...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2354IntroCreates the Lethal Violence Order of Protection Act. Provides that a petitioner may request an emergency lethal violence order of protection by filing an affidavit or verified pleading alleging that the respondent poses an immediate and present dange...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3071IntroAmends the Chicago Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Adds a pensioner member to the Board of Trustees and makes corresponding changes. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3909IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law, an individual who is 16 or 17 years of age may register to vote, with the registration held in abeyance by the appropriate election authority until such time as that ...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2990IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the conditions of every parole and mandatory supervised release are that the subject not knowingly frequent places where controlled substances are illegally sold, used, distributed, or administere...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3626IntroAmends the Open Meetings Act. Provides that any person seeking to address public officials in an open meeting shall be allowed to do so at least once per meeting, and any rule limiting a person to speaking no more than once in a given number of days ...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3355IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that in imposing a sentence for a Class 3 or 4 felony, other than a violent crime as defined in the Rights of Crime Victims and Witnesses Act, the court shall determine and indicate in the sentencing o...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0454IntroCreates the Community Bank of Illinois Act. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall operate The Community Bank of Illinois. Specifies the authority of the advisory board of directors to the Bank. Provides that the ...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0014EngrossAmends the Chicago Municipal and Chicago Laborers Articles of the Illinois Pension Code. Makes changes to the retirement age for persons who first become participants on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Increases employee contributi...
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2017-04-27
Motion Filed to Reconsider Vote Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
ILHR0353PassApproves of the Governor's actions under Executive Order 2017-01 to reorganize the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum as an independent State agency.
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2017-04-27
Resolution Adopted 114-003-000
ILHJR0055PassRESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONE HUNDREDTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, THE SENATE CONCURRING HEREIN, that when the House of Representatives adjourns on Friday, April 28, 2017, it stands adjourned until Tuesday, May ...
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2017-04-27
Adopted Both Houses
ILHR0346PassRecognizes Ron Orent as he prepares to embark on his Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. on May 10, 2017.
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2017-04-27
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
ILHR0339PassCongratulates Rudy Nimocks on his retirement from the University of Chicago after over 25 years of service.
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2017-04-26
Resolution Adopted
ILHB3695IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that the State Board of Elections and the Office of the Secretary of State shall establish an automatic voter registration program pursuant to an interagency contract and jointly-adopted rules. Provides that an appl...
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2017-04-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0308PassMourns the death of former Appellate Justice and State Representative Tobias G. Barry.
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2017-04-24
Resolution Adopted
ILHB3421IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Abolishes monetary bail, except under the Uniform Criminal Extradition Act. Provides that the court may employ the use of a validated risk assessment tool in certain instances at pre-trial release hearin...
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2017-04-20
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4004IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides for water's edge combined reporting. Creates an addition modification in an amount equal to the deduction for qualified production activities allowed under Section 199 of the Internal Revenue Code. In the ...
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2017-04-19
To House Rules Committee
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