Illinois Representative Carol Ammons [D]

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ILHB3418VetoAmends the Counties Code and Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a county or municipality may create an urban agricultural zones (UAZ) composed of organizations or persons who grow produce or other agricultural products; who raise livestock or pou...
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2018-11-15
Motion Filed Override Amendatory Veto Sen. Mattie Hunter
ILHB4265EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that if an offender defaults in the payment of a fine or any installment of that fine, the court may issue a summons for his or her appearance (deletes warrant of arrest). Provides that the court may i...
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2018-11-15
Placed on Calendar Order of First Reading November 27, 2018
ILSB2481VetoProvides that the amendatory Act may be referred to as the Commitment to Justice Act and includes legislative findings. Amends the Court of Claims Act. Removes the $100,000 limit on awards in tort cases. Provides that the changes apply to cases filed...
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2018-11-15
Motion Filed Override Amendatory Veto Rep. Al Riley
ILHB5877EngrossCreates the Racial Impact Note Act. Provides that every bill which has or could have a disparate impact on racial and ethnic minorities, upon the request of any member, shall have prepared for it, before second reading in the house of introduction, a...
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2018-11-15
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHR1017PassRecognizes that there are significant disparities in college degree completion rates for low-income and first generation college students and students of color at institutions across the State. Commits to closing statewide racial and socioeconomic de...
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2018-11-15
Resolution Adopted
ILHR1285IntroRecognizes the historic and cultural significance of Quinn Chapel AME.
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2018-11-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3538EngrossCreates 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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2018-11-14
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1, 2
ILSB2273VetoAmends the Election Code. Provides that the Electronic Registration Information Center shall provide the exclusive interstate voter registration program for the State. Provides that the State Board of Elections shall not share identification records ...
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2018-11-14
Override Governor Veto - Senate Lost 035-021-000
ILHB5104VetoAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Deletes provision that the Department of Corrections shall require the committed person receiving medical or dental services on a non-emergency basis to pay a $5 co-payment to the Department for each visit for ...
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2018-11-14
Motion Filed Override Amendatory Veto Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
ILSB2332VetoAmends the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Minors and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Changes the name of the Act to the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Persons under 21 Years of Age and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Raises ...
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2018-11-14
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
ILHB2858IntroCreates the Peace Officer Accountability Act. Provides that before a peace officer is permitted to carry a firearm in the unit of government in which he or she is employed, the peace officer must either: (1) live in the unit of government in which he...
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2018-11-14
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHB4096VetoAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall require each Medicaid Managed Care Organization to list as preferred on the Medicaid Managed Care Organization...
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2018-11-13
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
ILHB4469VetoAmends the Election Code. Provides that each election authority shall collaborate with the county jail within the jurisdiction of the election authority to facilitate voting by mail for voters eligible to vote in the county who are confined or detain...
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2018-11-13
Placed on Calendar Amendatory Veto
ILHB4163VetoAmends 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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2018-11-13
Motion Filed Override Amendatory Veto Rep. Anna Moeller
ILHB4208VetoAmends the School Code. With respect to school discipline improvement plans, makes changes to how the State Board of Education determines the top 20% of school districts, when notification is given that a plan must be submitted, which school district...
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2018-11-13
Placed on Calendar Amendatory Veto
ILHB4922VetoAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that it is an unlawful practice to offer to consumers at retail a rebate made on a stored-value card that charges dormancy fees or other post-issuance fees. Defines terms.
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2018-11-13
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
ILHB4165VetoAmends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Prohibits the Director of the Illinois Department of Central Management Services and the State from applying for any federal waiver that would reduce or eliminate any protection or coverage requ...
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2018-11-13
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
ILHB4572VetoAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that "employer" includes any person employing one (instead of 15) or more employees within Illinois during 20 or more calendar weeks within the calendar year of or preceding the alleged violation.
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2018-11-13
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
ILHB5595VetoAmends the State Construction Minority and Female Building Trades Act. Provides that by March 31 (currently, March 1) of each year, the Illinois Department of Labor shall publish and make available on its official website a report compiling and summa...
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2018-11-13
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
ILSB0035VetoAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-11-13
Placed Calendar Total Veto November 14, 2018
ILHB4290VetoMakes appropriations to various agencies for prior year costs for personal services and State contributions to Social Security. Effective immediately .
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2018-11-13
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
ILSB2572VetoAmends the School Code. Provides that an approved waiver from or modification to a physical education mandate may remain in effect for a period not to exceed 2 school years (rather than 5 school years like other mandate waivers) and may be renewed no...
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2018-11-13
Motion Filed Override Governor Veto Sen. Linda Holmes
ILHB2624VetoCreates the Health Insurance Rate Review Act. Creates the independent quasi-judicial Health Insurance Rate Review Board to ensure insurance rates are reasonable and justified. Sets forth duties and prohibited activities concerning the Board. Creates ...
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2018-11-13
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
ILSB2546VetoAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Provides that the term "student" within the definition of "educational employee" or "employee" as used in the Act includes (rather than excludes) graduate students who are teaching assistants prima...
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2018-11-13
Placed Calendar Total Veto November 14, 2018
ILHR1231IntroDeclares September 28, 2018 as Project 500 Day.
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2018-11-13
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1328EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the $25 assessment for drug related offenses appropriated to and administered by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority shall be distributed to fund Department of State Police drug ta...
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2018-11-07
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3549EngrossAmends the Illinois Oil and Gas Act. Provides that the Department of Natural Resources shall conduct annual inspections at all gas storage fields in the State to ensure that there are no infrastructure deficiencies or failures that could pose any har...
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2018-11-07
To House Environment Committee
ILHB5079IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Increases the penalties for trafficking in persons, involuntary servitude, and related offenses. For some Class X offenses, imposes a term of imprisonment of not less than 12 years and not more than 30 years. Amends ...
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2018-09-24
Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
ILHB0040PassAmends 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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2018-08-27
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
ILSB3139PassAmends the Illinois Plain Language Task Force Act. Provides for plain language State government communications to the public. Modifies the definition of "plain language" to conform to the Plain Writing Act of 2010. Removes the representation interest...
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2018-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1108
ILHB5749PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Department of Transportation and local authorities, with respect to highways under their respective jurisdictions, in their discretion and upon application in writing may issue a special permit auth...
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2018-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1090
ILSB2428PassCreates the Hunger-Free Students' Bill of Rights Act. Provides that every school in this State shall provide a federally reimbursable lunch to a student of that school who requests the lunch, regardless of whether the student has the ability to pay f...
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2018-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1092
ILSB2298PassCreates the Industrial Hemp Act. Provides that a person desiring to grow, cultivate, or process industrial hemp or industrial hemp products must be licensed by the Department of Agriculture. Provides that the application for a license shall include t...
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2018-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1091
ILSB2999PassAmends the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act. Provides that an employer shall reimburse an employee for all necessary expenditures or losses incurred by the employee directly related to services performed for the employer. Requires the Departm...
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2018-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1094
ILHB4146PassAmends the Managed Care Reform and Patient Rights Act. In provisions concerning transition of services, provides that the health care plan shall not modify an enrollee's coverage of a drug during the plan year if the drug has been previously approved...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1052
ILHB5696PassCreates the Bridge Program for Underrepresented Students Act. Defines terms. Provides that each public university in this State may establish a Bridge Program for underrepresented students. Specifies program requirements. Provides that a public unive...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1063
ILHB5814PassAmends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Provides that interest penalties that may be payable under the Act, as provided under specified Sections of the Illinois Insurance Code, shall be paid from a separate appropriation from each fun...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1064
ILHB5288PassAmends the Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse and Dependency Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to develop and maintain an online registry for recovery residences that operate in Illinois to serve as a referral resource for individuals seeki...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1062
ILSB3488PassCreates the Anti-Registry Program Act. Provides that no agent or agency shall use any moneys, facilities, property, equipment, or personnel of the agency to participate in or provide support in any manner for the creation, publication, or maintenance...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1088
ILSB3404PassAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1087
ILHB2723PassAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. In provisions concerning change of name, provides that a person interested in the matter shall make known any objection to the granting of the petition for change of name by filing a written objection stating the r...
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2018-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1038
ILHB4242PassAmends the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that a unit of local government, school district, community college district, or other local taxing body shall provide notice to the public if the unit of local government, school district, community co...
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2018-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1040
ILHB4234PassCreates the Farmer Equity Act. Provides that the Department of Agriculture shall ensure the inclusion of socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers, including socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers in urbanized areas, in the development, adopti...
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2018-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1039
ILHB2063PassAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Makes a technical change in the short title Section.
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2018-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1037
ILHB5122PassAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Makes post-secondary education tuition and fee waivers available to youth for whom the Department of Children and Family Services has court-ordered legal responsibility, youth who aged out of care at age 1...
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2018-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1045
ILHB1853PassAmends the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Makes a technical change in a Section creating the civil administrative agencies.
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2018-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1028
ILHB5786PassAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, an in-school suspension program provided by a school district for any students in kindergarten through grade 12 shall focus on promoting non-violent conflict resolution ...
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2018-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1035
ILSB3023PassCreates the Community-Law Enforcement Partnership for Deflection and Addiction Treatment Act. Allows a law enforcement agency to establish a program to facilitate contact between a person and a licensed substance abuse treatment provider for assessme...
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2018-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1025
ILHB3920PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a person who drives or is in actual physical control of a motor vehicle on any highway of this State when his or her driver's license, permit, or privilege to drive is revoked or suspended due to an unp...
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1004
ILHB5021PassAmends the Board of Higher Education Act. Provides that when a public institution of higher education proposes to discontinue operations, it shall file with the Board the original or legible true copies of all academic records of the institution. Pro...
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1008
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