Illinois Representative Elizabeth Hernandez [D] | Introduced

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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
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
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
ILHB4100IntroAmends 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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2018-05-21
House Floor Amendment No. 3 Housing Affordability Impact Note Filed as Amended
ILHB5750IntroMakes appropriations from the School Infrastructure Fund to the State Board of Education for school district broadband expansion. Effective July 1, 2018.
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2018-05-21
To House Approp-Elementary & Secondary Education 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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2018-05-18
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 25, 2018
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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2018-05-18
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
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
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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2018-05-17
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
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
ILHB2620IntroAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Provides that a person is eligible for a diaper allowance of $80 per month per child if the person's household income is at or below 50% of the federal poverty guidelines, the person is responsible for the...
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2018-05-14
To House Rules 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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2018-05-14
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 25, 2018
ILHB4280IntroAmends the School Code. Requires the State Board of Education to establish and maintain the Growing Future Educators Program to train high school graduates who at one time have been identified as English learners and who are enrolled in an approved e...
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2018-05-10
Motion Withdrawn Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
ILHB2511IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that drugs prescribed for residents of licensed long-term care facilities shall not be subject to prior approval as a result of the 4-prescription limit.
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2018-05-09
To House Rules 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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2018-05-08
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-05-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1469IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the sexual exploitation of children.
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2018-05-01
To House Rules 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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2018-05-01
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3392IntroAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-27
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-04-27
To House Rules 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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2018-04-27
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-04-27
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5074IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that, subject to appropriation, the State Board of Education shall develop, implement, and administer a program to award grants to school districts for the purpose of collaborating with community mental health provide...
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2018-04-27
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-04-27
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2541IntroCreates the Gun Dealer Licensing Act. Provides that it is unlawful for a person to engage in the business of selling, leasing, or otherwise transferring firearms without a license issued by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Pro...
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2018-04-26
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2430IntroRepeals the Rent Control Preemption Act.
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2018-04-24
To House Rules Committee
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
ILHB3177IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Removes provisions providing the Secretary of State authority to cancel a license or permit of a person who has failed to pay fees owed to the Illinois Commerce Commission or has been convicted of a sex offense as de...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3208IntroAmends 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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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3332IntroAmends the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act. Increases the administrative fee imposed upon an employer that has been demanded or ordered by the Department of Labor, or ordered by a court, to pay wages. Imposes fees on a scale depending upon t...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4494IntroAmends the Use Tax Act and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that, from August 5, 2018 through August 11, 2018, the tax imposed under the Acts on clothing and school supplies shall be at the rate of 1.25% (instead of 6.25%). Makes changes c...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5100IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall not adopt any rule or enter into any contract that prohibits re...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5099IntroAmends the State Designations Act. Repeals English as the official State language of Illinois.
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5662IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that, with exceptions, a school bus may not idle in excess of 3 minutes in a 60 minute period. Provides that a person convicted of a violation of the new provision is guilty of a petty offense and shall be f...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5663IntroAmends the Peace Officer and Probation Officer Firearm Training Act. Expands the definition of "peace officer" to include any child protective investigator of a Child Protective Services Unit assigned to perform the duties and responsibilities provid...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5616IntroCreates the Illinois Violence Reduction Funding Act of 2018. Requires the Secretary of the Department of Human Services to make grants to community-based organizations for the purpose of carrying out community-based violence reduction programs. Provi...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5334IntroCreates the Employee Background Fairness Act. Provides that an employer may not refuse to hire an individual and may not discharge an individual because of the individual's criminal history unless the individual has one or more convictions and there ...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5135IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that grant amounts under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program may not vary on the basis of a TANF recipient's county of residence. Increases TANF grant amounts to: 30% of federal pov...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4277IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. In order to protect the right of Medicaid beneficiaries to receive Medicaid long-term care services and supports (LTSS) promptly without any delay caused by administrative procedures, requires the Department of He...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2958IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that, on and after January 1, 2018, no person may knowingly cause or allow sale at wholesale or retail of a coal tar sealant product. Provides that, on and after July 1, 2019, no person may knowingly ...
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2018-03-29
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-03-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3895IntroAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Provides that a person is eligible for a diaper allowance of $80 per month per child if all of the following conditions are met: (i) the person's household income is at or below 50% of the federal poverty ...
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2018-03-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1573IntroAmends the Tax Refund Anticipation Loan Reform Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-02-28
To House Rules Committee
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