Illinois Representative Elizabeth Hernandez [D]

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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
ILHB0123PassAmends the Statute on Statutes. Makes a technical change in a Section regarding the application of the Act.
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0119
ILSB1846PassAmends the School Code. Requires the Department of Public Health to promulgate rules and regulations to include asthma in the standard school health examination. Makes conforming changes. Amends the Illinois Health Statistics Act. Requires the Depart...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0238
ILSB0931PassAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that the public agency that is the custodian or guardian of the minor shall file a written report with the court no later than 15 days after a minor in the agency's care remains: (1) in a shelter placem...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0229
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
ILSB1991PassAmends the School Code. Provides that for an applicant seeking a professional educator license who is enrolled in a program of study in an area of career or technical education defined as an area of identified staff shortages, as defined in Section 6...
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2017-08-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0118
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
ILHB2426PassAmends the School Code. In provisions concerning the Early Childhood Education Block Grant, provides that (i) the requirement to fund programs for children ages 0-3 applies to funds distributed by this State and funds distributed to the Chicago schoo...
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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0055
ILSB0008PassAmends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides that the Executive Ethics Commission may (rather than shall) appoint procurement compliance monitors. Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Exempts certain contracts from the Code. Require...
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2017-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0043
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
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
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
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
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
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
ILHB4004IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides for water's edge combined reporting. Creates an addition modification in an amount equal to the deduction for qualified production activities allowed under Section 199 of the Internal Revenue Code. In the ...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3871IntroAmends the State Budget Law. Provides for a continuing appropriation for funding of public education and human services. Amends the State Comptroller Act. Provides that if any cash flow deficit resulting from timing variation between disbursement and...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0598EngrossAmends the University of Illinois Trustees Act. Provides that in order to determine residency status of a potential or current student trustee, the student must provide evidence of the student's Illinois domicile for at least the previous 6 months, a...
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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
ILHB1317IntroAmends the Alternative Health Care Delivery Act. Makes a technical change in the Section concerning definitions.
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1759EngrossAmends the Sex Offender Registration Act. Provides that a Department of Corrections issued identification card, in addition to other government-issued identification, shall be sufficient to provide accurate information of the person's residence for p...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1438IntroAmends the Illinois Nuclear Safety Preparedness Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4025IntroCreates the State Agency and Grantee Bonus Prohibition Act. Provides that no State agency may pay a bonus to its employees. Provides that no entity receiving State grant funds may pay a bonus from grant funds awarded for operational expenses to its e...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
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
ILHB1783PassAmends the Electronic Fund Transfer Act. Requires a person who establishes or owns specified cash-dispensing terminals to post a telephone number on the terminal for consumers to call to report problems, along with the telephone number of the Departm...
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2017-06-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0005
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
ILHR0115PassCondemns President Donald J. Trump's executive order barring refugees from the United States and calls on him to uphold and protect the values of all of the people of this great nation, which was founded by immigrants on principles that include relig...
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2017-06-26
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0490PassUrges Governor Rauner to immediately join the United States Climate Alliance.
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2017-06-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
ILHJR0053EngrossRecognizes May 10, 2017 as the second Annual Illinois Foster Youth and Alumni Legislative Shadow Day.
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2017-06-23
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHR0234PassUrges the creation of an environmental justice agenda.
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2017-06-22
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
ILHR0293PassDeclares May 7-13, 2017 to be "Illinois Hospital Week" in the State of Illinois. Expresses appreciation for the employees and medical staff of MacNeal Hospital.
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2017-06-22
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
ILHR0268PassUrges President Trump and the United States Congress to fully fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
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2017-06-22
Removed Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
ILHJR0057EngrossDesignates June of 2017 as "Immigrant Heritage Month" in the State of Illinois.
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2017-06-22
Resolution Adopted
ILHB3044PassAmends the Prevailing Wage Act. Requires the Department of Labor to publish, by July 15 of each year on its official website, a prevailing wage schedule for each county in the State based upon the prevailing rate of wages investigated and ascertained...
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2017-06-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0002
ILHJR0002PassCreates the Underrepresented Groups in Academia Task Force within the Board of Higher Education to examine strategies to grow underrepresented groups in institutions of higher education and to ascertain the viability of increasing the number of labor...
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2017-05-31
Adopted Both Houses
ILHB2843IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Eliminates convictions of prostitution and felony prostitution under the Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal Code of 2012 or a similar local ordinance from a provision permitting a motion to vacate the...
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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0100PassDirects the Auditor General to conduct an audit of Medicaid MCOs, which includes a comparison of State expenditures between MCOs and fee-for-service entities.
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2017-05-31
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
ILHJR0037PassCreates the International Job Protection Task Force within the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity - Office of Trade and Investment to (1) analyze important issues relative to the growth of international trade from and to Illinoi...
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2017-05-31
Adopted Both Houses
ILSB0982EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides that no candidate for President or Vice-President of the United States shall appear on the official ballot for the general election if that candidate has not released his or her tax returns at least 5 days prior to ...
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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0451PassRecognizes the people of Venezuela and their entitlement to fair elections, release of political prisoners, freedom of speech and assembly, and amends due for all human rights violations against them.
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2017-05-30
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0458PassCongratulates De Paul University students on passing a referendum creating a scholarship fund for undocumented students.
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2017-05-30
Resolution Adopted
ILHB1696IntroAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning recovery of rent.
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2017-05-30
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0334PassRecognizes the valiant work of those associated with the Boy Scouts of America Iroquois Trail district.
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2017-05-29
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
ILHB1803IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. In a provision requiring the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to determine the quantity and quality of medical services provided under the State's Medical Assistance p...
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2017-05-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3371EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that required training in suicide awareness and prevention techniques shall last at least 2 hours. Allows the State Board of Education to by rule provide for the training to be included as a continuing professional de...
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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3142EngrossCreates the Criminal History in College Applications Act. Provides that a public college may not inquire about or consider an applicant's criminal history information at any time during the admission decision-making process, except as required by Sta...
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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHR0274PassStrongly opposes any and all efforts by the Trump Administration to cut the Meals on Wheels Program and Congregate Meals Program, eliminate the Community Development Block Grant, eliminate the Community Services Block Grant, and slash funding for the...
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2017-05-24
Resolution Adopted
ILHB3393IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Imposes a privilege tax at a rate of 20% on partnerships and S corporations engaged in the business of conducting investment management services, until such time as a federal law with an identical effect has been e...
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2017-05-23
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Home Rule Note Filed as Amended
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