Illinois Representative Elgie Sims [D]

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ILHB2624EngrossCreates 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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2017-05-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2987EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2989EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHR0432PassRecognizes the landmark 1967 United States Supreme Court decision of In re Gault.
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2017-05-25
Resolution Adopted
ILHB4054IntroAmends the Abandoned Mobile Homes Act. Repeals and deletes provisions authorizing a municipality to remove and dispose of an abandoned mobile home within the municipality upon notice to each owner and each lienholder and provisions regarding various ...
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2017-05-24
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0066EngrossCreates the Illinois Route 66 Centennial Commission Act. Sets forth the appointment of the members, duties, and meeting requirements of the Commission. Provides that the Commission shall plan and sponsor Route 66 centennial events, programs, and acti...
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2017-05-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0304IntroEncourages all officers and employees of the Illinois State Board of Education, the Illinois Department of Human Services, the Administrative Office of the Courts, and the Illinois Department of Corrections to become informed regarding well-documente...
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2017-05-17
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
ILHB3360IntroCreates the Community Renewal and Revitalization Act. Provides for the qualifications for and designation of Health, Opportunity, Prosperity, and Empowerment (HOPE) Zones. Provides for a HOPE Zone tax credit and other credits and benefits going to bu...
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2017-05-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0392PassCongratulates Saint Luke Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago on its 100th anniversary.
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2017-05-15
Resolution Adopted
ILHB0721IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law or administrative rule to the contrary, beginning in fiscal year 2018, the specified threshold for working families must be no less than 185% of the then-cu...
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2017-05-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2591IntroCreates the Criminal and Traffic Assessment Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-05-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2691IntroAmends 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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2017-05-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0247PassDesignates the date of May 10, 2017 as Alpha Kappa Alpha Day in the State of Illinois in honor of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, and its work.
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2017-05-10
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0266PassRecognizes and honors the 2017 Alpha Phi Alpha Day held at the Illinois State Capitol and welcomes the members of Alpha Phi Alpha to the Capitol. Designates the date of May 10, 2017 as Alpha Phi Alpha Day in the State of Illinois in honor of Alpha Ph...
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2017-05-10
Resolution Adopted
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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2017-05-10
Motion Filed to Reconsider Vote Sen. Don Harmon
ILHB3355IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that in imposing a sentence for a Class 3 or 4 felony, other than a violent crime as defined in the Rights of Crime Victims and Witnesses Act, the court shall determine and indicate in the sentencing o...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3374IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. In a provision permitting a nursing facility to appeal a change in its Minimum Data Set rate, provides that the facility shall be permitted to offer any and all additional documen...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3338IntroAmends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board must review the law enforcement, correctional, or court security officer's (currently, police officer) conduct and records to ensure that no ...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3341IntroAmends the Illinois Criminal Justice Act. Provides that the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority shall collect data and information on race and ethnicity at every point within the criminal justice system to allow for a systematic assessmen...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3352IntroAmends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the Department of State Police shall, 60 days prior to the expiration of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card, forward by first class mail to each person whose card is to expire instru...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3340IntroCreates the Racial and Ethnic Bias Training Act. Provides that the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board shall adopt model rules for training for law enforcement officers to recognize implicit racial and ethnic bias and racial sensitivity...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3337IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Increases the threshold amount of theft not from the person and retail theft that enhances the offense from a misdemeanor to a felony to $2,000. Provides that an enhancement from a misdemeanor to a felony based on a ...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3339IntroAmends the Illinois Identification Card Act. Provides that the Secretary of State shall report annually to the Governor and the General Assembly the total number of limited-term Illinois Identification Cards and original or replacement Illinois Ident...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3717IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Abolishes monetary bail, except under the Uniform Criminal Extradition Act. Amends various other Acts to make conforming changes.
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3710IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that in the case of a person who is, at the time of the effective date of the amendatory Act, incarcerated for a felony offense under the Cannabis Control Act, the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, o...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0503IntroAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Designates President Barack Obama's date of birth, August 4, as a legal holiday on which to hold appropriate exercises in commemoration of him. Includes that when the day falls on a Sunday, the following Mond...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3822IntroAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Requires that applications for certification, registration, and licensure must contain specific language that states that the applicant is not obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or a...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0456IntroAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to award grants to students in financial need whose household income is less than the poverty guidelines updated periodically in the Federal Regis...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2351IntroCreates the Wage Lien Act. Provides that a lien exists on an employer's property for the amount of unpaid wages owed to an employee. Defines terms and includes provisions concerning creation of the lien; exemptions; notice; limitations; recording of ...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3253IntroAmends the Juvenile Drug Treatment Act. Provides that the drug court treatment program may also, subject to the approval of the Chief Judge of the Circuit, establish a program for electronic monitoring of juveniles with regard to drug-related and alc...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3254IntroAmends 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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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2354IntroCreates the Lethal Violence Order of Protection Act. Provides that a petitioner may request an emergency lethal violence order of protection by filing an affidavit or verified pleading alleging that the respondent poses an immediate and present dange...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1272IntroAmends the Illinois Banking Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-28
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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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0780IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that no candidate for President or Vice President of the United States shall appear on the official ballot if that candidate has not filed copies of all of his or her tax returns with the State Board of Elections at...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2988IntroAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that a petitioner may petition the circuit court to expunge the records of his or her arrests and charges not initiated by arrest when each arrest or charge not initiated by arrest sought to be expunge...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2990IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the conditions of every parole and mandatory supervised release are that the subject not knowingly frequent places where controlled substances are illegally sold, used, distributed, or administere...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3882IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, in imposing a sentence for an offense that requires a mandatory minimum sentence of imprisonment, the court may sentence the offender to...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2774IntroCreates 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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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3735IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that it is an aggravating factor in sentencing that the defendant committed a crime of violence or criminal damage to property in a woman's health clinic or on the real property comprising the clinic o...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1454IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning noise.
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0153IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3905IntroAmends the Illinois Crime Reduction Act of 2009. Adds definition of "offender" and deletes definition of "violent offender". Provides that all offenders (rather than just non-violent offenders) are eligible for the Adult Redeploy Illinois program.
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0349PassHonors Dr. Dalitso Sulamoyo for his 18 years of service to the Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies.
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2017-04-27
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0346PassRecognizes Ron Orent as he prepares to embark on his Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. on May 10, 2017.
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2017-04-27
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
ILHR0337PassMourns the death of Audria M. Thomas Huntington.
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2017-04-26
Resolution Adopted
ILHB3056IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that within one year after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Pollution Control Board shall adopt amendments to the rules adopted under specified provisions to require groundwater monitorin...
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2017-04-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3695IntroAmends 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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2017-04-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0294PassHonors Chance the Rapper for his charitable donation to Chicago Public Schools.
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2017-04-24
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
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