Illinois Representative Barbara Hernandez [D]

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ILHB2542Engross
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Amends the Arsonist Registration Act, the Sex Offender Registration Act, and the Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Registration Act. Provides that a person required to register under the Act may change her or his name if the change is due t...
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2021-09-17
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2408PassCreates the Energy Transition Act. Includes provisions regarding: Regional Administrators; the Clean Jobs Workforce Network Program; the Clean Jobs Curriculum; the Energy Transition Barrier Reduction Program; Energy Transition Navigators; the Illinoi...
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2021-09-16
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
ILHB4146Intro
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Creates the TEXAS Act-The Expanding Abortion Services Act. Provides that any person, other than an officer or employee of the State or a unit of local government, may bring a civil action against any person who: commits an act of sexual assault or do...
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2021-09-16
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
ILSB0539VetoAmends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Creates a uniform statement of economic interest form that must be completed by all persons who are required to file that form under the Act. Changes the nature of the required disclosures that must be mad...
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2021-09-15
Returned to Governor for Certification
ILHB2775Engross
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Amends 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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2021-09-14
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHR0410PassCongratulates Chief Kristen Ziman on her retirement from the Aurora Police Department. Further thanks her for her service to the community and wishes her all the best in her future endeavors.
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2021-09-09
Resolution Adopted
ILHB3067Intro
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Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that, beginning January 1, 2022, a store may not sell or distribute in this State a disposable food service container that is composed in whole or in part of polystyrene foam. Directs the Environmenta...
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2021-09-09
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0684PassAmends 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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2021-09-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0661
ILHB4101Intro
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Amends the Employee Sick Leave Act. Removes language exempting from coverage under the Act an employee of an employer subject to the provisions of Title II of the federal Railway Labor Act.
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2021-09-03
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3893Engross
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Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall enter into contracts with the Department of Human Services, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, and any other appropriate State agencies as the De...
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2021-08-31
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading October 19, 2021
ILHB1954PassReinserts 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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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0588
ILHB1711PassAmends the Animal Welfare Act. Provides that a pet shop operator may offer for sale a dog or cat only if the dog or cat is obtained from an animal control facility or animal shelter. Provides that an animal control facility or animal shelter that sup...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0586
ILHB2553PassCreates Protecting Household Privacy Act. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with these exceptions. Changes the exceptions in which law enforcement agency may obtain household electronic data. Provides that a law enforcement agency may o...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0597
ILHB2521PassAmends 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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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0596
ILHB0132PassReinserts 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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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0585
ILHB3235PassAmends 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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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0606
ILSB2088PassAmends the School Code. In provisions about appointment of members by the State Superintendent of Education to a committee relating to kindergarten assessment, includes state policy advocates, early childhood administrators, and other stakeholders as...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0635
ILSB0661PassReinserts the contents of the bill with the following changes. Adds provisions concerning the priority in the award of scholarships for a fiscal year in which the amount of an appropriation is insufficient to provide scholarships to all qualified can...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0621
ILSB2249PassAmends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. In a provision concerning relief from firearm prohibitions, provides that Department of Corrections employees authorized to possess firearms (in addition to active law enforcement officers) may apply...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0645
ILSB2137PassAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall require each long-term care facility in the State, as a condition of facility licensure, to adopt and implement written policies, provide for the availability of te...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0640
ILSB2007PassAmends the Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act. Removes specified provisions containing requirements for cottage food operations. Contains requirements for cottage food operations that sell fermented or acidified food and baked goods with cheese...
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2021-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0633
ILHB0642Engross
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Amends the General Assembly Operations Act. Provides that no person may serve more than 10 consecutive years in any of the following leadership roles: Speaker of the House of Representatives, President of the Senate, Minority Leader of the House of R...
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2021-08-26
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading August 31, 2021
ILHB0246Engross
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Creates the Landscape Architecture Registration Act. Provides that no person shall use the title "registered landscape architect" or "landscape architect" without being registered by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Creates th...
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2021-08-26
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading August 31, 2021
ILHB3136Engross
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Amends the Debt Settlement Consumer Protection Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2021-08-26
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading August 31, 2021
ILHB2746PassCreates 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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2021-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0583
ILHB2770Engross
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Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning State policy.
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2021-08-26
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading August 31, 2021
ILHB1091Engross
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Amends the Department of State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Illinois State Police shall establish a portal for use by federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies, including Offices of the State's At...
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2021-08-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2595PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that every insurer that amends, delivers, issues, or renews a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance or a qualified health plan offered through the health insurance marketplace in the ...
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2021-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0579
ILHB2784PassCreates 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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2021-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0580
ILHB3821PassReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Provides that the Task Force shall include one member (rather than 2 members) from an organization with expertise in the child welfare system that advocates to preserve and r...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0506
ILHB3114PassReinserts the contents of the bill with the following changes. Makes changes concerning the membership of the Committee, including adding members. Provides that the members of the Committee must reflect, as much as possible, the racial, ethnic, and g...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0458
ILHB3596PassAmends 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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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0490
ILHB3504PassAmends 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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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0483
ILHB3438PassAmends 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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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0475
ILHB3281PassAmends 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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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0472
ILHB3027PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Allows the Secretary of State to provide a disabilities motor decal or device to an expectant mother during her third trimester. Provides that a decal or device provided to an expectant mother shall be valid for no m...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0453
ILHB3223PassReinserts 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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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0466
ILHB3317PassCreates the Domestic Violence Task Force Act. Creates the Domestic Violence Task Force to establish a consistent, uniform statewide system to protect victims and survivors of domestic violence, while holding offenders accountable. Contains requiremen...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0474
ILHB3265PassAmends 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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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0469
ILHB1778PassProvides that the Act may be referred to as the Beyond Charity Law. Amends the School Code. Provides that each school district that serves pupils in any of grades 6 through 12 and that issues an identification card to pupils in any of grades 6 throug...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0416
ILHB3202PassAmends the Critical Health Problems and Comprehensive Health Education Act. Adds e-cigarettes and other vapor devices as one of the educational areas the Comprehensive Health Education Program must include. Effective immediately.
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0464
ILHB3803PassAmends 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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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0504
ILHB3463PassAmends 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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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0478
ILSB2110PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code, the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act, and the Illinois Parentage Act of 2015. Provides that the procedures, actions, and remedies in the amended Acts shall not be exclusive, but shall be available...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0541
ILSB0818PassReinserts the contents of the bill as amended by Senate Amendments Nos. 2 and 3, with the following changes. In provisions requiring the State Board of Education to develop and adopt learning standards, specifies that the comprehensive personal healt...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0522
ILSB0814PassAmends the School Code to make changes concerning the new principal mentoring program, including changes relating to the establishment of a competitive grant program and approval of eligible entities to provide services to new principals, professiona...
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2021-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0521
ILHB0160PassAmends the School Code. Provides that a pupil shall be excused from engaging in a physical education course during a period of religious fasting if the pupil's parent or guardian notifies the school principal in writing that the pupil is participatin...
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2021-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0405
ILHB0711PassCreates the Prior Authorization Reform Act. Provides requirements concerning disclosure and review of prior authorization requirements, denial of claims or coverage by a utilization review organization, and the implementation of prior authorization r...
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2021-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0409
ILSB0564PassAmends the School Code. In the provisions relating to holidays, adds January 17 (the birthday of Muhammad Ali) to the list of commemorative holidays. In the provisions relating to courses of study, provides that the teaching of history of the United ...
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2021-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0411
ILHB0119PassCreates the Illinois Drug Reuse Opportunity Program Act. Provides that, notwithstanding any other law or rule, donors may donate drugs to recipients and recipients may receive donated drugs from donors. Provides that recipients shall only dispense or...
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2021-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0389
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