Illinois Representative Elgie Sims [D]

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ILHB3211VetoAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) to identify and flag all college students who are potentially eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Provides that...
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2017-08-18
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILHB3216VetoAmends the Departments of State Government Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that notwithstanding any law to the contrary, third-party contracts entered into by the State are permissible only when they are in the best interes...
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2017-08-18
Governor Vetoed
ILHB3215PassAmends the School Code. Requires a school district to make feminine hygiene products available, at no cost to students, in the bathrooms of school buildings. Provides that this requirement also applies to charter schools.
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0163
ILHB1895PassAmends the Local Governmental Acceptance of Credit Cards Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0121
ILHB2987PassAmends the Personnel Code. Provides that State agencies, when hiring for internships and student assistant positions, shall give preference to a qualified applicant who is, or has been, a dependent child in foster care, a homeless youth, or a formerl...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0141
ILHB2989PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall in each institution or facility (rather than establish a pilot program in one or more institutions or facilities of the Department) permit committed persons to ...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0142
ILHB3711PassAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person also commits hate crime when, by reason of the actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or national origin of anoth...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0197
ILSB1783PassAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act and the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that all or a portion of the income tax credit awarded for the restoration and preservation of a qualified historic structure located in a River Edge Redevelopment Zone may ...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0236
ILHR0569PassRepudiates and condemns white supremacists, neo-Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan, and any other group that espouses hate and seeks to undermine the ideals of Illinois and the nation. Condemns the acts of violence in Charlottesville as domestic terrorism. Cele...
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2017-08-16
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
ILHB2663PassAmends 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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2017-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0105
ILHB1808PassAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that the Department of Revenue may share information with the State Treasurer for the purpose of administering the Uniform Disposition of Unclaimed Property Act. Amends the Uniform Disposition of Unclaimed...
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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0047
ILHB2831PassCreates the Property Assessed Clean Energy Act. Provides that a local unit of government may establish a property assessed clean energy program. Provides that, to finance or refinance one or more energy projects on the property covered by the program...
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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0077
ILSB1343PassAmends the Probation and Probation Officers Act. Provides that the Division of Probation Services shall establish training standards for continuing education of probation officers and supervisors and broaden access to available training programs. Eff...
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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0091
ILHB2371PassAmends the Data Security on State Computers Act. Requires State employees to annually undergo training by the Department of Innovation and Technology concerning cybersecurity. Allows the Department to make the training an online course. Requires the ...
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2017-08-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0040
ILHB3342EngrossAmends the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to consider certain mitigating factors and evidence of rehabilitation fo...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3744EngrossAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that for any project under a construction contract, the contract shall require that, to the extent practicable, at least 10% of man-hours performing construction services be performed by individuals who ...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB1776EngrossAmends 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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2802EngrossCreates the Transportation Benefits Program Act. Requires all covered employers to offer at least one transportation benefit program. Provides that the employer may choose between providing a program consistent with federal law that allows employees ...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0156EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a tax credit for property taxes.
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0109EngrossAppropriates $2 from the General Revenue Fund to the Department of Natural Resources for its FY18 ordinary and contingent expenses. Effective July 1, 2017.
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB1424EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section describing the termination of the AFDC program and the beginning of the TANF program.
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0867EngrossAmends the Limited Liability Company Act. Reduces the fee collected by the Secretary of State for the filing of articles of organization, applications for admission, and restated articles of organization from $500 to $39 and reduces those fees in con...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments 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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2017-07-26
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
ILHB0690EnrollAmends the Day and Temporary Labor Services Act. Requires a day and temporary labor service agency (agency) to notify a day or temporary laborer (laborer) in writing of the schedule and length of multi-day assignments. Requires an agency to keep reco...
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2017-07-24
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2977EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that every public elementary school and high school shall include in its curriculum a unit of instruction practicing writing in cursive.
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2017-07-24
Sent to the Governor
ILHR0445PassUrges opposition to the American Health Care Act.
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2017-07-14
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
ILHB0230IntroCreates the Public University Uniform Admission Act. Requires each public university in this State to admit first-time freshman applicants as undergraduate students if the applicant graduated with a grade point average in the top 10% of the student's...
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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
ILSB1581EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. In provisions concerning authorized fines, provides that an additional penalty is imposed in sentencing for an offense concerning vehicle wheel and axle loads and gross weights of $15 for each $40 of the first ...
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2017-07-06
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
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
ILSB1402EngrossAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Allows the prosecution in a criminal case to bring an action seeking a court order to freeze the assets of a person charged with or convicted of a criminal offense if there are grounds to believe the def...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1830EngrossAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides in cases in which the prosecution attempts to introduce evidence of incriminating statements made by the accused to or overheard by an informant, the prosecution shall disclose at least 30 days ...
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2017-07-06
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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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1502EngrossCreates the Right to Know Act. Provides that an operator of a commercial website or online service that collects personally identifiable information through the internet about individual customers residing in Illinois who use or visit its commercial ...
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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
ILSB0006PassMakes appropriations to agencies for costs incurred prior to July 1, 2017. Effective immediately, but this Act does not take effect at all unless Senate Bills 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, and 13 of the 100th General Assembly become law.
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2017-07-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0021
ILHJR0054PassUrges 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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2017-07-04
Adopted Both Houses
ILHR0527IntroInstructs the House of Representatives Revenue & Finance Committee to conduct an investigation into ways to improve property tax assessment practices across the State.
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2017-07-01
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1519PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Deletes a provision that requires Department of Juvenile Justice personnel who are hired by the Department and who participate or assist in the rehabilitative and vocational training of delinquent youths, super...
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2017-06-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0019
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
ILHB3288IntroAmends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Removes a list of specified persons who are required to immediately report suspected cases of child abuse or neglect to the Department of Children and Family Services and instead provides that any ...
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2017-06-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1274IntroAmends the Savings and Loan Share and Account Act. Makes a technical change to a Section relating to joint ownership of accounts.
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2017-06-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0437PassOpposes the Great Lakes Basin Transportation, Inc. proposed rail line that would run through Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin.
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2017-06-29
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
ILHB4008IntroAppropriates $56,000,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Office of the Secretary of State for 28 non-competitively awarded grants, each in the amount of $2,000,000, to community-based organizations based entirely within 28 specified Representati...
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2017-06-29
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHR0511PassMourns the death of Commissioner Robert Steele of North Lawndale.
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2017-06-29
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
ILHJR0017EngrossDesignates the entirety of Interstate 294 of the Dwight D. Eisenhower System of Interstate and Defense Highways as the "President Barack Obama Tollway".
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2017-06-27
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0141IntroAmends the Gubernatorial Boards and Commissions Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-06-27
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2771EngrossCreates the Healthy Workplace Act and amends the State Finance Act. Requires employers to provide specified paid sick days to employees. Sets forth the purposes for and manner in which the sick days may be used. Contains provisions regarding employer...
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2017-06-26
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