Illinois Representative Elizabeth Hernandez [D]

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ILSB2428EngrossCreates 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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2018-05-24
House Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Education
ILHB4096EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
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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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 24, 2018
ILHB4324EngrossCreates 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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2018-05-23
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
ILHB4469EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
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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2018-05-23
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB5202EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-23
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
ILSB1830EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-23
Sent to the Governor
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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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 24, 2018
ILHB4882EngrossAmends the Grow Your Own Teacher Education Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-23
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
ILHB4226EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4100EngrossAmends the Nurse Practice Act. Defines "retail health care facility". Creates provisions concerning workplace violence against nurses in specified medical facilities concerning notice, contacting law enforcement, and mental health services. Requires ...
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2018-05-23
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3508EngrossAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall establish reimbursement rates that build toward livable wages for front-line personnel i...
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2018-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1253EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the members of the State Board of Education.
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2018-05-22
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB4503IntroAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities in Illinois and the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, a student who meets the requirements concerni...
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2018-05-22
To House Rules 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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2018-05-22
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
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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2018-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5771EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-22
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5876IntroAppropriates $5,400,000 from the Common School Fund to the State Board of Education for the purpose of providing one-time, per capita grants to alternative schools, safe schools, or alternative learning opportunity programs that have experienced aver...
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2018-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4293IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Imposes a privilege tax on partnerships and S corporations engaged in the business of conducting investment management services. Provides that the tax shall be imposed at the rate of 20% of the fees calculated by r...
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2018-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5845IntroAmends the State University Certificates of Participation Act. Provides that the Act applies under December 31, 2023 (rather than December 31, 2014). Amends the University of Illinois Act and the Northern Illinois University Law. Under an Investment,...
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2018-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2281EngrossAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the purpose of the Entrepreneur Learner's Permit pilot program is to encourage and assist beginning entrepreneurs in starting n...
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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 22, 2018
ILSB3290EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Changes the heading of Article V-F to the Nursing Home Residents' Managed Care Rights Law (rather than the Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Initiative (MMAI) Nursing Home Residents' Managed Care Rights Law). Expands th...
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2018-05-21
Alternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Robyn Gabel
ILSB3075EngrossAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Provides that beginning July 1, 2018, and quarterly thereafter, the Department of Human Services shall submit to the General Assembly a written report providing, at minimum, ...
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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd 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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2018-05-18
To Subcommittee on CLEAR Compliance
ILSB2273EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-18
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2330EnrollAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that the publication requirement in a petition for change of name shall be waived if: (i) the petitioner is 18 years of age or older; (ii) concurrent with the petition, the petitioner files with the court ...
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2018-05-18
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst
ILSB2285EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Secretary of State may issue a one-time decal or device to any non-resident of this State who is a person with disabilities and who is displaced from another jurisdiction due to a national disaster ...
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2018-05-18
Passed Both Houses
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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2018-05-18
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
ILSB3511EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2433EnrollAmends the Currency Exchange Act. Defines "government assistance check", "government check", "payroll check", "printed", and "protected class". Provides additional considerations by the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation for determini...
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2018-05-18
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
ILHB4895IntroAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Provides that beginning July 1, 2018, and quarterly thereafter, the Department of Human Services shall submit to the General Assembly a written report providing, at minimum, ...
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2018-05-18
To House Rules 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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2018-05-17
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Home Rule Note Filed as Amended
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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2018-05-17
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd 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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2018-05-17
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Standard Debate
ILHB4922EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-17
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4909EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-17
Passed Both Houses
ILHR1081PassRecognizes Freedom Middle School on their participation in the 10th Annual Our American Voice Program.
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2018-05-17
Resolution Adopted
ILHR1086PassRecognizes Hiawatha Elementary School on attending the 10th Annual Our American Voice Summit.
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2018-05-17
Resolution Adopted
ILHR1079PassRecognizes Piper Elementary School on attending the 10th Annual Our American Voice Summit.
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2018-05-17
Resolution Adopted
ILHR1083PassRecognizes Emerson Elementary School on attending the 10th Annual Our American Voice Summit.
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2018-05-17
Resolution Adopted
ILHR1080PassRecognizes Komensky Elementary School on their participation in the 10th Annual Our American Voice Program.
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2018-05-17
Resolution Adopted
ILHR1084PassRecognizes Heritage Middle School on attending the 10th Annual Our American Voice Summit.
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2018-05-17
Resolution Adopted
ILHR1085PassRecognizes Pershing Elementary School on attending the 10th Annual Our American Voice Summit.
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2018-05-17
Resolution Adopted
ILHR1082PassRecognizes Irving Elementary School on attending the 10th Annual Our American Voice Summit.
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2018-05-17
Resolution Adopted
ILHB4572EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-16
Passed Both Houses
ILHB1468VetoAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the unlawful sale of public conveyance travel tickets to a minor.
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2018-05-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4568EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Deletes language repealing the Healthy Local Food Incentives Program on June 30, 2019.
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2018-05-16
Passed Both Houses
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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2018-05-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4405IntroAmends the Freedom from Drone Surveillance Act. Provides an exemption to the Act for a law enforcement agency that is using a drone to prepare for or monitor safety and security at a large-scale event, if drone usage is limited to legitimate public s...
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2018-05-16
To House Rules Committee
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