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ILHB4163EngrossAmends 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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2018-04-25
To Senate Labor Committee
ILHB4297IntroAmends 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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2018-04-25
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Judicial Note Filed as Amended
ILHB4324IntroCreates 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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2018-04-25
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Standard Debate
ILHB4469EngrossAmends 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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2018-04-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB5096IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, every public high school shall include in its curriculum a unit of instruction on media literacy; defines "media literacy". Provides requirements for the unit of instruc...
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2018-04-25
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB5097IntroAmends the Department of Professional Regulation Law. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall not prohibit a person from receiving a license solely because the person is not a citizen of the United States. Provides...
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2018-04-25
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Standard Debate
ILHB5098IntroAmends the Secretary of State Act. Provides that upon the issuance of an Illinois Identification Card or a driver's license, the Secretary of State shall make available to all applicants, without charge, a listing of free adult English classes which ...
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2018-04-25
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4390EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Defines "commercial property", "dangerous condition", "first responder", "management or operational control", "person", and "serious bodily injury". Provides that first responder endangerment is committed when a pers...
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2018-04-25
To Senate Criminal Law Committee
ILHB4572IntroAmends 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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2018-04-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
ILHB5482IntroAmends the Department of Professional Regulation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall allow an applicant to provide his or her individual taxpayer identification...
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2018-04-25
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB5202IntroAmends the Governor's Office of Management and Budget Act. Creates the Youth Budget Commission is established within the Office with the goal of producing an annual youth budget fiscal scan. Sets forth the membership and terms of the Commission. Effe...
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2018-04-25
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB5341IntroAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law, the court shall not deny a sealing or expungement petition because the petitioner has not satisfied an outstanding financial obligation established, imp...
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2018-04-25
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4208IntroAmends 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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2018-04-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5481EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that, no later than day 60 of instruction in each school year, a school board shall report to the State Board of Education for kindergarten through grade 12 classes certain information about actively employed teachers...
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2018-04-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB5752EngrossAmends the Public Utilities Act. Creates the Broadband Advisory Council Article in the Act. Creates the Broadband Advisory Council to explore ways to expand broadband access throughout the State, including unserved and underserved areas. Provides tha...
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2018-04-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB5609IntroAmends the Illinois Act on the Aging. In a provision concerning the Community Care Program, establishes the following rate increases in the wages paid by vendors to their employees who provide homemaker services: on July 1, 2018, rates shall be incre...
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2018-04-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5245IntroAmends the Sexual Assault Survivors Emergency Treatment Act. Adds various provisions concerning requirements for hospitals and pediatric health care facilities in relation to pediatric sexual assault care. Provides that a hospital licensed under the ...
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2018-04-25
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4707IntroAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Changes the classification of Hydrocodone from a Schedule II controlled substance to a Schedule I controlled substance. Amends the Illinois Optometric Practice Act of 1987 to make a conforming change.
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2018-04-25
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB5148EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that course material and instruction in a sex education course shall include, with an emphasis on the workplace environment and life on a college campus, material and discussion on what constitutes sexual consent and ...
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2018-04-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB5294IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that licensed medically complex for the developmentally disabled facilities (MC/DD) (rather than licensed long-term care facilities for persons under 22 years of age) that serve severely and chronically i...
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2018-04-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5626IntroAmends the Public Utilities Act. Requires an alternative retail electric supplier to annually submit certain rate information from the prior 12-month period to the Illinois Commerce Commission and the Attorney General. Requires an alternative retail ...
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2018-04-25
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4882IntroAmends the Grow Your Own Teacher Education Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-25
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Standard Debate
ILHB5596IntroAmends the School Code. With regard to the textbook block grant program, provides that the textbooks authorized to be purchased must accurately portray the diversity of our society, including the role and contributions of people protected under the I...
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2018-04-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
ILHB5351IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. In provisions concerning coverage for telehealth services, if an individual or group policy of accident or health insurance provides coverage for telehealth services, it must provide coverage for licensed dietitian...
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2018-04-25
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
ILHB5627EngrossAmends the Educator Licensure Article of the School Code. Makes changes to provisions concerning the licensure powers of the State Board of Education, the State Educator Preparation and Licensure Board (including adding 2 members), types of licenses ...
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2018-04-25
Placed on Calendar Order of First Reading April 26, 2018
ILHB4237EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax credit in an amount equal to the contributions made by the taxpayer to the Illinois Excellence Fund during the taxable year. Amends the State Finance Act. Creates the Illinois Excellence Fund....
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2018-04-25
To Senate Revenue Committee
ILHB4909EngrossAmends the Vital Records Act. Provides that specified fees for birth record searches or certified copies of birth records shall be waived for all requests made by a youth in care, as defined in the Children and Family Services Act, or a person under ...
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2018-04-25
[Hearing: May 1 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Public Health Committee
ILHB5062EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, the State Board of Education shall develop and maintain a program aimed at facilitating education in advanced manufacturing technical skills. Provides that the program s...
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2018-04-25
[Hearing: May 1 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
ILHB4226EngrossAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall develop, publish, and disseminate a brochure to educate the general public on the effects o...
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2018-04-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB4771IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Human Services and the Department of Healthcare and Family Services' Office of the Inspector General to perform the following actions to ensure that applicants submit completed applicati...
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2018-04-25
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB5122EngrossAmends 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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2018-04-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2430IntroRepeals the Rent Control Preemption Act.
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2018-04-24
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4096IntroAmends 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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2018-04-24
[Hearing: Apr 26 @ 8:00 am]
To House Appropriations-Human Services Committee
ILHB5519IntroCreates the Immigrant Tenant Protection Act. Defines terms. Provides that, with exceptions, a landlord shall not require disclosure of, disclose, intimidate, harass, or evict a tenant on the basis of a person's immigration or citizenship status. Prov...
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2018-04-24
To House Judiciary - Civil Committee
ILHB4922EngrossAmends 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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2018-04-24
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB4965EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. In provisions concerning the child care assistance program, provides that a family's eligibility for child care services shall be redetermined no sooner than 12 months following the initial determination or most r...
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2018-04-24
To Senate Assignments 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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2018-04-24
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
ILHB4495IntroCreates the Vocational Academy Opportunity Act. Creates 2 vocational academies, one located in Cook County and the other in St. Clair County, which shall be residential institutions. Provides that each academy shall be a State agency, funded by State...
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2018-04-24
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Executive Committee; 006-003-000
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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2018-04-23
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K Smith
ILHB5121EngrossAmends the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act. Provides that no intergovernmental or interagency agreement or contract may be entered into, implemented, or given effect if the agreement's or contract's intent or effect is, among other requirements, to...
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2018-04-23
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB4900EngrossCreates the Illinois Generic Drug Pricing Fairness Act. Provides that a manufacturer or wholesale drug distributor shall not engage in price gouging in the sale of an essential off-patent or generic drug. Provides that the Director of Healthcare and ...
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2018-04-23
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB4165IntroAmends 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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2018-04-23
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
ILHB4568EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Deletes language repealing the Healthy Local Food Incentives Program on June 30, 2019.
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2018-04-23
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB5597EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits custodial sexual misconduct when he or she is an employee of a law enforcement agency and engages in sexual conduct or sexual penetration with a person who is in the custody of a law en...
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2018-04-23
Placed on Calendar Order of First Reading April 24, 2018
ILHB5267EngrossAmends the Crime Victims Compensation Act. Provides that "crime of violence" includes: (i) posting identifying or graphic information on a pornographic Internet site or possessing graphic information with pornographic material; and (ii) non-consensua...
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2018-04-23
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB5771EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2018, any publicly funded early childhood program receiving Preschool for All Block Grant funds or Preschool for All Expansion Block Grant funds shall collect and review its chronic absence dat...
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2018-04-23
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB5828IntroAppropriates $5,797,550 from the Build Illinois Bond Fund to the Capital Development Board for early childhood construction grants. Appropriates $1,375,000 from the Build Illinois Bond Fund to the Capital Development Board for a grant to Gads Hill Ce...
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2018-04-19
To House Approp-Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
ILHB4760IntroAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that upon the filing of an eviction action, the clerk of the circuit court shall immediately seal the court file and mail a specified notice to the defendants in the action. Provides that the clerk shall u...
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2018-04-19
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2018
ILHB4744IntroAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that beginning January 1, 2019, a supplying municipality in Cook County shall not charge another municipality in Cook County more than the actual cost of providing water to the municipality. Provides that ...
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2018-04-17
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3786IntroAmends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the application of the Article and definitions.
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
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