Illinois Representative Brandon Phelps [D]

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ILHB2765IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that surcharges collected and deposited into the State Police Vehicle Fund for registration of motor vehicles, autocycles, motorcycles, motor driven cycles, and pedalcylces shall be for the acquisition of ve...
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2017-03-23
To House Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
ILHR0027IntroStates the opinion of the Illinois House of Representatives that the proposed educational pension cost shift from the State of Illinois to local school districts, community colleges, and institutions of higher education is financially wrong.
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2017-03-23
To House Personnel & Pensions Committee
ILHB0771EngrossAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that, if authorized by the fire chief of the fire department, any regularly enrolled volunteer fire fighter may purchase 4 vehicle tires every 3 years through his or her fire department's or municipality's...
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2017-03-23
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2647IntroAmends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Contains provisions concerning the establishment of various programs and services for the benefit of veterans including a proactive outreach program for veterans that served in high casualty units, in un...
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2017-03-23
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB2453IntroAmends the Downstate Public Transportation Act, the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, the Use Tax Act, and the Service Use Tax Act. Beginning July 1, 2018, instead of use and occupation tax collections being deposited int...
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2017-03-23
Fiscal Note Requested by Rep. Tom Demmer
ILHB3539IntroAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Requires bidders to obtain an equal pay certificate before a purchasing agency may issue a contract to the bidder. Provides for the Department of Employment Security to issue the certificates. Specifies informati...
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2017-03-23
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
ILHB0137IntroAmends the Governor Transition Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the orderly transition of the office of Governor.
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2017-03-23
House Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted State Government Administration Committee; 004-003-000
ILHB2766IntroAmends the Counties Code. Provides that 1% of the school facility occupation taxes collected shall be distributed to the regional superintendent of schools (currently, these moneys are deposited into the Tax Compliance and Administration Fund) to cov...
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2017-03-22
To House Counties & Townships Committee
ILHB2580IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that upon a declaration by the Governor that an emergency harvest situation exists, a special permit issued by the Department of Transportation shall be required from September 1 through December 31 during h...
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2017-03-22
[Hearing: Mar 28 @ 2:00 pm]
To Highways & Transit Subcommittee
ILHB3538IntroCreates the Keep Illinois Business Act. Provides that any recipient business that chooses to move all or part of its business operations and the jobs created by its business out-of-State shall be deemed to no longer qualify for State economic develop...
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2017-03-22
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
ILHB0138IntroAmends the Governor Transition Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the orderly transition of the office of Governor.
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2017-03-22
To House State Government Administration Committee
ILHR0192IntroOpposes the expansion of the State sales tax to include video and streaming services.
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2017-03-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2688IntroCreates the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact Act. Provides that the State of Illinois enters into the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact and sets forth the provisions of the Compact. Provides that the purposes of the Compact are to increase...
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2017-03-22
To House Health Care Licenses Committee
ILHB0311IntroCreates the Network Adequacy and Transparency Act. Provides that administrators and insurers, prior to going to market, must file with the Department of Insurance for review and approval a description of the services to be offered through a network p...
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2017-03-21
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
ILHB0386EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Repeals a provision providing for the collection of an annual commercial distribution fee on vehicles of the second division weighing more than 8,000 pounds. Makes conforming changes. Effective July 1, 2018.
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2017-03-21
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2462IntroAmends the Equal Pay Act of 2003. Prohibits an employer from: (i) screening job applicants based on their wage or salary history, (ii) requiring that an applicant's prior wages satisfy minimum or maximum criteria, and (iii) requesting or requiring as...
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2017-03-21
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
ILHB0619EngrossAmends the Freedom of Information Act. Exempts from inspection and copying the following: records requested by a person committed to the Department of Corrections or a county jail, the disclosure of which would result in the risk of harm to any perso...
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2017-03-21
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3731IntroAmends the Humane Care for Animals Act. Provides that a person who willfully or maliciously tortures, mutilates, injures, disables, poisons, or kills any animal used by a law enforcement department or agency in the performance of the functions or dut...
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2017-03-21
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHB2410IntroAmends the Wildlife Code. Provides that a person may take deer with a .45 caliber or larger air-powered gun. Defines "air-powered gun" as any implement, designed as a gun that will expel a BB or pellet by spring, gas, or air charged from an external ...
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2017-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 28 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Agriculture & Conservation Committee
ILHB3680IntroAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Adds 3,4-Dichloro-N-[2-(dimethylamino)cyclohexyl]-N-methylbenzamide (some trade or other name: pink; U-47700) as a Schedule I controlled substance.
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2017-03-20
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHR0029IntroStates the belief that the Illinois Income Tax Act should not be amended to permit taxing retirement income.
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2017-03-20
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
ILHB3110EngrossCreates the Social Services Contract Notice Act. Provides that the Act applies only to non-governmental service providers who deliver social services designed to ensure the health, safety, education, or welfare of Illinois residents on behalf of the ...
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2017-03-17
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2550EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that in addition to other purposes, moneys in the Illinois Fire Fighters' Memorial Fund shall be used to provide scholarships for graduate study, undergraduate study, or any other post-secondary education ap...
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2017-03-17
Placed on Calendar Order of First Reading March 28, 2017
ILHB2551EngrossAmends the State Fire Marshal Act. Provides that the Office of the State Fire Marshal shall administer grants (currently, General Revenue Fund grants) to areas not located in a fire protection district or in a municipality which provides fire protect...
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2017-03-17
Placed on Calendar Order of First Reading March 28, 2017
ILHB0656EngrossAmends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. In a provision relating to employer contributions from special trust and federal funds, provides that, beginning July 1, 2017, the rate, expressed as a percentage of salary, shall be ...
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2017-03-17
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHR0124IntroDesignates April 4, 2017 as Pay Equity Day in the State of Illinois.
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2017-03-16
Placed on Calendar Order of Resolutions
ILHB3494IntroAmends the Cycle Rider Safety Training Act. Provides that the Department of Transportation shall by rule provide for the certification of an entity that offers private motorcycle skills education programs to include courses in the programs offered by...
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2017-03-16
[Hearing: Mar 28 @ 2:00 pm]
To Highways & Transit Subcommittee
ILHB2933IntroAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Extends the repeal date of the Physician Assistant Practice Act of 1987 from January 1, 2018 to January 1, 2028. Amends the Physician Assistant Practice Act of 1987. Reorganizes the Act by adding titles and renumberi...
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2017-03-16
To House Health Care Licenses Committee
ILHR0145IntroStates opposition to legislative efforts to use State taxpayer funds to pay for abortions and to use taxpayer funds to pay for insurance costs for State employees to have abortions for any reason through all nine months of pregnancy.
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2017-03-16
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
ILHB3447IntroCreates the Tuition Reduction Act. Beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year, requires each public university located in this State to reimburse its full-time resident undergraduate students a portion of the tuition charged in the form of a grant ap...
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2017-03-16
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
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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2017-03-16
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
ILHB1774IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the Chicago Board of Education starting with the 2019 consolidated election. Makes related changes. Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Provides that a person shall be ...
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2017-03-16
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
ILHB1776IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the board of trustees of the City Colleges of Chicago, Illinois Community College District No. 508, at the general primary election in 2018 on a nonpartisan ballot. Provides that a member of the ...
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2017-03-16
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
ILHB3011IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that the hospital credit applies for tax years ending on or after December 31, 2012 and ending on or before December 31, 2022 (currently, the credit sunsets on December 31, 2017 by operation of the Act's a...
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2017-03-16
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Swanson
ILHB0643EngrossAmends the General Assembly Compensation Act. Establishes the fiscal year 2018 mileage reimbursement rate and allowance for lodging and meals. Amends the Compensation Review Act. Prohibits cost-of-living adjustments for or during the fiscal year begi...
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2017-03-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2480IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that the 72 hour waiting period before delivery of a concealable firearm after application for its purchase has been made does not apply to a person who has been issued a valid license to carry a concealed h...
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2017-03-15
To Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcommittee
ILHB2481IntroAmends the Wildlife Code. Removes the prohibition on the use of a silencer or other device to muffle or mute the sound of the explosion or report resulting from the firing of any gun. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits t...
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2017-03-15
To Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcommittee
ILHB3683IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Exempts from a violation of the unlawful use of weapons and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon statutes concerning the carrying of firearms, the carrying or possessing of firearms by wardens, superintendents and kee...
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2017-03-15
To Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcommittee
ILHB3682IntroAmends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that the Concealed Carry Licensing Review Board shall have no more than an additional 30 days for a total of 60 days to issue a decision, and upon expiration of the additional 30 days, the application ...
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2017-03-15
To Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcommittee
ILHB3681IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person who has been issued a currently valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card may transport in a vehicle an accessible rifle, shotgun, or other long gun without the weapon being broken down in a no...
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2017-03-15
To Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcommittee
ILHB3796IntroAmends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the regulation of the possession or ownership of a rifle or shotgun (rather than assault weapons) are exclusive powers and functions of this State. Provides that any ordinance or regula...
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2017-03-15
To Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcommittee
ILHR0135IntroUrges the U.S. Congress to defund Planned Parenthood.
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2017-03-15
To Informed Consent Subcommitee
ILHR0148IntroOpposes any new taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages.
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2017-03-15
To Public Benefits Subcommittee
ILHB2684IntroAmends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Eliminates provision that a licensee under the Act shall not knowingly carry a firearm on any bus, train, or form of transportation paid for in whole or in part with public funds, and any building, real propert...
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2017-03-15
To Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcommittee
ILHB3108IntroAmends the Illinois Finance Authority Act. In Sections concerning the fire truck revolving loan program, the fire station revolving loan program, and the ambulance revolving loan program, provides that repayments of loans made under those programs (a...
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2017-03-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3178IntroRepeals the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Amends various Acts to make conforming changes. Effective immediately.
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2017-03-15
To Criminal Administration and Enforcement Subcommittee
ILHB2945IntroAmends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Removes provisions that a person may not acquire or possess a stun gun or taser within the State without having in his or her possession a Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued in his...
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2017-03-15
To Firearms and Firearm Safety Subcommittee
ILHB2534IntroAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Requires that to be illegal a drug analog must not be approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration or, if approved, it is not dispensed or possessed in accordance with State and federal law...
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2017-03-15
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHB1771IntroAmends the Wildlife Code. Provides that any person may use a crossbow to take any animal during the appropriate archery season. Effective immediately.
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2017-03-14
[Hearing: Mar 28 @ 2:00 pm]
To Negotiations Subcommittee
ILHB3889IntroAmends the Unemployment Insurance Act. Provides that the additional penalty for fraudulently obtaining benefits is 125% (instead of 15%) of the amount fraudulently obtained. Provides that the amounts collected shall be paid into the State's account i...
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2017-03-14
To Unemployment Insurance Subcommittee
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