Illinois Representative Brandon Phelps [D]

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ILSB1839VetoAmends the Coal Mining Act. Provides that a mine operator must provide the number of self-contained self-rescuer devices as required by the mine's approved Mine Safety and Health Administration Emergency Response Plan. Removes language concerning pla...
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2017-07-14
Bill Dead - Amendatory Veto
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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2017-07-11
To House Rules Committee
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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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0019FailAmends the Personnel Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-07-06
Total Veto Stands
ILSB1381EngrossAmends the Public Utilities Act. Adds provisions to the Telecommunications Article concerning the transition of Large Electing Providers to Internet Protocol-based networks and service. Provides that beginning July 1, 2017, a Large Electing Provider ...
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2017-07-06
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) December 31, 2017
ILSB1451EngrossCreates the Small Wireless Facilities Deployment Act. Provides for legislative intent for the Act and definitions. Provides that an authority (a unit of local government with control over rights-of-way) may not prohibit, regulate, or charge for the c...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1227IntroAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1811PassAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Removes the Interpreter for the Deaf Licensure Act of 2007 from provisions setting a repeal date of January 1, 2018 for certain regulatory Acts. Effective immediately.
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2017-07-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0020
ILHB1252IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction.
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1905EnrollCreates the Collective Bargaining Freedom Act. Provides that it is the policy of the State that employers, employees, and their labor organizations are free to bargain collectively. Provides that the authority to enact laws or rules that restrict the...
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2017-07-04
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3259EngrossAmends Public Act 99-524 to make supplemental appropriations. Reduces certain appropriations from the Commitment to Human Services Fund for funeral and burial expenses from $8,775,000 to $575,000. Appropriates $8,200,000 from the Personal Property Ta...
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2017-07-03
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
ILHJR0062EngrossUrges the Illinois Office of Tourism to do a feasibility study on linking together the Annbriar Golf Course in Waterloo, Gateway National in Madison, Governors Run in Carlyle, Kokopelli in Marion, Rend Lake Golf Resort in Whittington, Stone Creek Gol...
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2017-07-03
Chief Senate Sponsor Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
ILHB0643EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0387IntroAmends the Limited Liability Company Act. Reduces some fees in the fee schedule for limited liability companies filing documents with the Secretary of State to match the fees for similar documents in the fee schedule for corporations. Effective immed...
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2017-06-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0116IntroDeclares opposition to raising the sales taxes on food and drugs.
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2017-06-29
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
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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2017-06-29
To House Rules 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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2017-06-29
To House Personnel & Pensions Committee
ILHR0038IntroRecognizes that the normal cost of pensions for State educators is the responsibility of the State and that the General Assembly should not use the current budget crisis as a reason to shift its financial responsibility for State pension costs to the...
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2017-06-29
To House Personnel & Pensions Committee
ILHB0354IntroCreates the School Water Supply Testing Act. Provides that beginning January 1, 2018, water supplies available for drinking water use in all classroom-instruction public school facilities, non-home-based private school facilities, charter school faci...
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2017-06-29
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1895EnrollAmends the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act. Provides that any individual who serves as either emergency medical services personnel on a volunteer basis or as a firefighter on a volunteer basis may not be disciplined or terminated by his ...
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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHR0358IntroUrges Governor Rauner to end the frivolous spending at the Department of Innovation and Technology. Admonishes Secretary Bhatt and urges him to immediately cancel the subscriptions and create a department that is more open and transparent going forwa...
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2017-06-29
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
ILSB1933EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1871EnrollAmends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that the term "use as rolling stock moving in interstate commerce" means that a person claiming the exemption must: (1) u...
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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2462EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2453EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2534EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2492EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Code Chapter governing size, weight, and load of vehicles does not apply to fire apparatus or authorized emergency vehicles owned or operated by any governmental body or not-for-profit fire protecti...
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3131EnrollAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to collect and publicly report statistical data on the racial and ethnic demographics of program participants for each program administered by the Department. Prov...
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2028EnrollAmends the Wildlife Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1585EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1882EnrollAmends the Animal Welfare Act. Provides that every dog dealer and cattery operator shall provide for every dog or cat available for sale documentation that indicates that the dog or cat has been microchipped. Requires an animal shelter or animal cont...
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1304EnrollAmends the Illinois Municipal Code and the Fire Protection District Act. Provides that a person shall not be appointed as the chief, the acting chief, the department head, or a position, by whatever title, that is responsible for day-to-day operation...
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2012EnrollAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes the following changes with respect to the angel investment credit: (1) provides that the credit applies for taxable years ending on or before December 31, 2021 (currently, December 31, 2016); (2) increases th...
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0656EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0619EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0311EnrollCreates 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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2017-06-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
ILHB1542EnrollAmends the Trusts and Trustees Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Act's short title.
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2017-06-26
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0160EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the earned income tax credit.
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2017-06-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
ILHB3791EnrollAmends the Illinois Securities Law of 1953. Includes certain agents of title insurance companies and registered broker-dealers and registered investment advisors within the scope of the term "qualified escrowee". With respect to certain exempt transa...
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2017-06-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILHB3033EnrollAmends the Department of Natural Resources (Conservation) Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Natural Resources may assess specified consultation fees up to $500 (rather than assess a $500 fee). Deletes l...
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2017-06-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Swanson
ILHR0367PassUrges 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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2017-06-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
ILHR0372PassStates that the State of Illinois should work to maximize the creation of American jobs and to stimulate economic growth and opportunity by spending Illinois taxpayer dollars on iron and steel that creates jobs and helps keep Americans employed.
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2017-06-25
Resolution Adopted
ILHB2550EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-24
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0771EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-24
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILHB2647EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-24
Passed Both Houses
ILHB1774EngrossAmends 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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2017-06-24
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3110EnrollCreates 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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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3108EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3172EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that specified vehicles of the second division, medical transport vehicles, and vehicles designed to carry 15 or fewer passengers operated by a contract carrier transporting employees shall be subject to a s...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3649EnrollAmends the State Finance Act. Requires each State agency to report to the State Comptroller the aggregate dollar amount of all current liabilities held at the time of the report and an estimate of any interest penalties that have accrued under the St...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
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