Illinois Representative Elizabeth Hernandez [D]

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ILHB0234IntroAmends the School Code. Beginning with the 2022-2023 school year, requires every public high school to include in its curriculum a unit of instruction on media literacy; sets forth what topics the unit of instruction shall include. Provides that the ...
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2021-04-08
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB0231IntroAmends the Counties Code. Changes definitions of "population" to be the total number of inhabitants according to the last preceding federal decennial census (rather than number of inhabitants or number of persons). Amends the Illinois Municipal Code....
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2021-04-08
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB3133IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that no insurer shall specify the use of repair procedures that are not in compliance with original equipment manufacturer directives for those parts in the repair of an insured's motor vehicle, nor shall ...
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2021-04-08
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB3490IntroAmends the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. Provides that, notwithstanding any other provision of law, a restaurant shall, by default, include a specified type of water, milk, milk alternative, or juice with a children's meal sold by the restaurant. Prov...
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2021-04-08
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
ILHB3977IntroCreates the First Responders Behavioral Healthcare Bill of Rights Act. Provides that first responders have certain specified statutory rights in seeking behavioral health services and treatment. Provides that the rights guaranteed to first responders...
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2021-04-08
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB2521IntroAmends the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act. Provides that the showing of interest in support of a petition filed for the purpose of selecting a labor organization as the representative of the employees in a bargaining unit may be evidenced by ele...
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2021-04-08
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB3114IntroAmends the School Code to create the State Education Equity Committee within the State Board of Education. Provides that the purpose of the committee is to strive to ensure equity in education for all children from birth through grade 12. Sets forth ...
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2021-04-08
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB3596IntroAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Provides that, notwithstanding any other provision of law, a prescription for a substance in Schedule II, III, IV, or V must be sent electronically, in accordance with provisions regarding the Prescripti...
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2021-04-08
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHR0053IntroDeclares May 29, 2021 as College Savings Day in the State of Illinois to help raise awareness about the escalating costs of higher education and the importance of saving for college with the help of 529 college savings plans.
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2021-04-08
Placed on Calendar Resolutions - Consent Calendar
ILHB3286IntroAmends the Language Assistance Services Act. Provides for the use and availability of qualified medical interpreters (rather than interpreters) in health facilities. Defines "qualified medical interpreters". Provides that employees of a health facili...
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2021-04-08
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHR0071IntroDesignates February 2021 as Career and Technical Education Month to celebrate Career and Technical Education across the State of Illinois
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2021-04-08
Placed on Calendar Resolutions - Consent Calendar
ILHB3787IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that members of the Children of Incarcerated Parents Task Force shall be appointed by the Secretary of Human Services (rather than the Lieutenant Governor), unless otherwise indicated. Provides ...
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2021-04-08
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB1954IntroReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Provides that the first full week of April of each year is designated as Autism Awareness Week (rather than designated as a holiday to be known as Autism Awareness Day) to be observed thro...
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2021-04-08
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
ILHB3504IntroAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Public Health to administer an annual survey, which shall be named the Healthy Illinois Survey. Provides that the He...
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2021-04-08
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
ILHB3438IntroAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. Beginning with the 2022-2023 academic year, requires the governing board of each public university and community college district to designate a...
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2021-04-08
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB2790IntroAmends the Counties Code. Provides that, in counties with a population over 3,000,000, the public defender, without fee or appointment and with the concurrence of the county board, may act as attorney to noncitizens in immigration cases. Provides tha...
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2021-04-08
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar
ILHB3955IntroAmends the Automatic Contract Renewal Act. Provides that a consumer who accepts an automatic renewal or continuous service offer online shall be allowed to terminate the automatic renewal or continuous service exclusively online. Requires a business ...
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2021-04-08
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
ILHB3493IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services may provide medical services to noncitizens 19 years of age through 64 years of age who (i) are not eligible for medical assistance under the Medical ...
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2021-04-08
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3821IntroReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Provides that the Task Force shall include one member (rather than 2 members) from an organization with expertise in the child welfare system that advocates to preserve and r...
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2021-04-08
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3131IntroReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Adds to the membership of the Equity through Financial Literacy Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall hold its first meeting within 90 days (rather than 60 days) after the effecti...
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2021-04-08
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB2944IntroCreates the Mind Strong Act. Requires the Department of Public Health, or a third party contractor with experience in successful public education and awareness campaigns selected by the Department of Public Health, to develop and lead a 2-year educat...
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2021-04-08
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB0332IntroCreates the College Course Materials Affordability and Equitable Access Collaborative Study Act. Provides that the College Course Materials Affordability and Equitable Access Task Force is created within the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. Se...
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2021-04-08
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
ILHB2435IntroAmends the Motor Vehicle Franchise Act. Provides that a manufacturer may not require a motor vehicle dealer to make available any secondary product or prohibit a motor vehicle dealer from offering a secondary product. Defines "secondary product" to m...
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2021-04-08
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
ILHB0734IntroReinserts the provisions of the bill as introduced, with the following changes: Provides that certain orders may be permanent at the victim's request. If a civil no contact order entered under a specified section of the Code of Criminal Procedure of ...
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2021-04-08
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
ILHB1838IntroAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that discrimination based on disability includes unlawful discrimination against an individual because of the individual's association with a person with a disability.
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2021-04-08
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB0290IntroReinserts the contents of the bill with the following changes. Removes the requirement that a school district provide written notification concerning Supplemental Security Income and a special-needs trust. Provides that a school district must provide...
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2021-04-08
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB3995IntroCreates the Birth Center Licensing Act. Provides that, except as provided by the Act, no person shall open, manage, conduct, offer, maintain, or advertise as a birth center without a valid license issued by the Department of Public Health. Requires a...
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2021-04-08
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB2746IntroCreates the Know Before You Owe Private Education Loan Act. Requires private educational lenders to obtain from the relevant institution of higher education at which the borrower will use the loan proceeds certifications regarding cost, enrollment st...
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2021-04-08
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
ILHB0135IntroAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Director of Public Health, if a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches in Illinois, shall establish a st...
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2021-04-08
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB3563IntroAmends the School Construction Law. With regard to early childhood construction grants, provides that (i) a public school district assigned to Tier 1 under the evidence-based funding formula under the School Code or any other eligible entity in an ar...
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2021-04-08
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
ILHB0711IntroCreates the Prior Authorization Reform Act. Provides requirements concerning disclosure and review of prior authorization requirements, denial of claims or coverage by a utilization review organization, and the implementation of prior authorization r...
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2021-04-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0684IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Exempts transportation services, including those transportation services provided by ground ambulance service providers, medi-car providers, service car providers, and taxi servic...
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2021-04-07
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael T. Marron
ILHB0119IntroCreates the Illinois Drug Reuse Opportunity Program Act. Provides that, notwithstanding any other law or rule, donors may donate drugs to recipients and recipients may receive donated drugs from donors. Provides that recipients shall only dispense or...
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2021-04-06
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
ILHB2877EngrossCreates the COVID-19 Federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program Act. Contains provisions for: the Federal Emergency Rental Assistance program; accessibility and transparency; process for further prioritizing applicants for financial assistance and h...
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2021-04-06
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0120IntroReinserts the contents of the bill with the following changes. Provides that the governing board must also allow a modification for the purpose of modesty in clothing or attire that is in accordance with his or her cultural values or modesty preferen...
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2021-04-06
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
ILHB2792IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that an individual taxpayer age 65 or older is entitled to the earned income tax credit without regard to the requirement under the federal Internal Revenue Code that an individual taxpayer without a quali...
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2021-04-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0156IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that a school district shall make menstrual (rather than feminine) hygiene products available, at no cost to students, in each bathroom of every school building (rather than in bathrooms of school buildings). Effectiv...
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2021-04-06
To House Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter School Committee
ILHB0024IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that sex education course material and instruction in grades 6 through 12 must include an age-appropriate discussion on sexting; defines "sexting". Provides that the discussion on sexting must include an exploration o...
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2021-04-06
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
ILHB1736IntroAmends the School Code. Makes changes in the School Boards Article relating to policies addressing sexual abuse. In the Courses of Study Article, repeals the sex education, family life, and instruction on diseases provisions. Instead, sets forth comp...
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2021-04-06
To House Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
ILHB0434IntroAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that records of charges that result in an acquittal or dismissal with prejudice, except for minor traffic offenses, may be immediately expunged after the final disposition of the case. Provides that up...
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2021-04-06
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHB0369IntroAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Relocates a provision regarding special immigrant minors from the Abused, Neglected, or Dependent Minors Article to the General Provisions Article. Amends the Probate Act of 1975. Provides that a petition for gu...
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2021-04-05
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0376IntroAmends the Courses of Study Article of the School Code. Requires every public elementary school and high school to include in its curriculum a unit of instruction studying the events of Asian American history; contains provisions governing this instr...
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2021-04-05
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
ILHB0633IntroCreates the Vegetable Garden Protection Act. Provides for the right to cultivate a vegetable garden and permits state and local regulation. Defines "vegetable garden". Limits home rule powers.
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2021-04-05
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
ILHB0009IntroAmends the Vital Records Act. Removes language requiring that the State Registrar of Vital Records establish a new certificate of birth when he receives a declaration stating that a person has undergone treatment for the purpose of gender transition,...
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2021-04-05
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
ILHB0158EnrollCreates the Community Health Worker Certification and Reimbursement Act. Amends various Acts regarding medical staff credentials; electronic posters and signs; N95 masks; Legionella bacteria testing; continuing education on implicit bias awareness; o...
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2021-04-02
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0025IntroCreates the Right to Counsel in Immigration Proceedings Act. Establishes the Task Force on Counsel in Immigration Proceedings. Provides for members, compensation, and support staff. Provides that the Task Force shall investigate the implementation of...
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2021-03-30
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
ILHB0155IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Human Services to adopt rules that permit recipients of benefits provided under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) program, and the Temp...
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2021-03-30
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHR0092IntroDeclares March 24, 2021 as Pay Equity Day.
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2021-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3134IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to cover immunosuppressive drugs and related services associated with post-kidney transplant management for noncitizens w...
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2021-03-27
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3164IntroCreates the Wire Transfer Tax Act. Provides that a tax of 1% of the amount transferred is imposed on each wire transfer originating from within the State. Provides that the moneys received from the tax shall be deposited into the Illinois DREAM Fund....
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2021-03-27
To House Rules Committee
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