Illinois Representative Emanuel Welch [D]

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ILHR0567IntroOpposes the Cook County sweetened-beverage tax.
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2017-08-21
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2740PassAmends the School Code. Provides that the Illinois Community College Board shall establish alternative methods of credentialing for the issuance of high school equivalency certification throughout the State. Allows the Board to offer the credentialin...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0130
ILHB2976PassAmends the Department of Central Management Services Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires every institution of higher education approved by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission, whether public or private, to submit an annu...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0140
ILHB3143VetoAmends the State Prompt Payment Act. Provides that goods or services furnished to the State includes, but is not limited to, services concerning prevention, intervention, or treatment services and supports for youth provided by a vendor by virtue of ...
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2017-08-18
Governor Vetoed
ILHB3110PassCreates the Social Services Contract Notice Act. Provides that the Act applies only to non-governmental service providers who deliver social services designed to ensure the health, safety, education, or welfare of Illinois residents on behalf of the ...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0153
ILHB3212PassAmends the Emancipation of Minors Act. Removes language pertaining to homeless minors from provisions governing: purpose and policy; jurisdiction; rights and responsibilities of an emancipated minor; petitions; and hearings. Repeals the definition of...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0162
ILHB3211VetoAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) to identify and flag all college students who are potentially eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Provides that...
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2017-08-18
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILHB3709PassAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Provides that counseling services or psychotherapy on an outpatient basis provided to a minor 12 years of age or older must be provided by, or under the supervision of, a licensed service ...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0196
ILHB3701PassCreates the Educational Credit for Military Experience Act. Provides that before June 1, 2018, each institution of higher education shall adopt a policy to award academic credit for military training applicable to the student's certificate or degree ...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0195
ILHB3903PassAmends the School Code. Provides that there shall be no place of detention or criminal processing established or maintained on the grounds of any school. Effective immediately.
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0204
ILHB2622VetoAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. In the provision concerning the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission Operations Fund surcharge, provides that after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Director of Insurance shall make one or more lo...
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2017-08-18
Governor Vetoed
ILHB3649VetoAmends the State Finance Act. Requires each State agency to report to the State Comptroller the aggregate dollar amount of all current liabilities held at the time of the report and an estimate of any interest penalties that have accrued under the St...
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2017-08-18
Governor Vetoed
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
ILHB3419VetoAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that an expatriate corporation shall be considered a non-resident bidder for purposes of the Code. Provides that no business or member of a unitary business group shall submit a bid for or enter into a c...
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2017-08-18
Governor Vetoed
ILHB3773PassAmends the Smoke Detector Act. Provides that the battery for specified battery powered smoke detectors must be a self-contained long term battery if specified conditions occur. Provides that specified battery requirements do not apply to fire alarms,...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0200
ILHB3251PassAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of illegal electronic monitoring in the statute concerning cyberstalking. Provides that a person commits illegal electronic monitoring when he or she knowingly installs, conceals, or otherwise pla...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0166
ILSB0889PassAmends the Jury Act. Provides that, except as otherwise specifically provided by statute, no person who is qualified and able to serve as a juror may be excluded from jury service in any court of this State on the basis of race, color, religion, nati...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0228
ILSB1670PassAmends the Gubernatorial Boards and Commissions Act. Provides that the Governor's Office of Boards and Commissions database shall include an application data field where an applicant may optionally disclose his or her sexual orientation for reporting...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0234
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
ILSB1739PassAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Provides that a student who is already licensed to teach and is enrolled in a course of study leading to an additional teaching endorsement or a master's degree in an academic field in which he or s...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0235
ILHB4083IntroAmends the Counties Code. Provides that, on and after the effective date of this amendatory Act, no home rule county or non-home rule county has the authority to impose a tax on the use, sale, or purchase of sweetened beverages based upon the weight ...
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2017-08-18
Removed Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
ILHR0533IntroUrges members of the General Assembly and the Governor to continue working on cutting waste and streamlining State government.
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2017-08-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0550IntroUrges Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to keep the Obama-era guidelines on sexual assault in place.
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2017-08-16
To House Rules Committee
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
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
ILSB0001VetoAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction. Effective immediately, but this Act does not take effect at all unless Senate Bills 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, and 13 of the 100th General ...
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2017-08-14
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
ILHB2556PassAmends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Provides that the Department of Children and Family Services may implement a "differential response program" (rather than providing that beginning January 1, 2010, the Department may implement a 5-...
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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0068
ILHB1808PassAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that the Department of Revenue may share information with the State Treasurer for the purpose of administering the Uniform Disposition of Unclaimed Property Act. Amends the Uniform Disposition of Unclaimed...
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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0047
ILHB2831PassCreates the Property Assessed Clean Energy Act. Provides that a local unit of government may establish a property assessed clean energy program. Provides that, to finance or refinance one or more energy projects on the property covered by the program...
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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0077
ILHB2570PassAmends the Military Code of Illinois. Provides that families of Illinois National Guard members who have died while on active duty or during training shall be presented with the State flag of Illinois, appropriate for use as a burial flag, upon appli...
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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0069
ILSB1676PassAmends the Home Health, Home Services, and Home Nursing Agency Licensing Act. Provides that a hospital licensed under the Hospital Licensing Act, hospital operated under the University of Illinois Hospital Act, facility licensed under the Nursing Hom...
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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0099
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
ILHB2371PassAmends the Data Security on State Computers Act. Requires State employees to annually undergo training by the Department of Innovation and Technology concerning cybersecurity. Allows the Department to make the training an online course. Requires the ...
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2017-08-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0040
ILHB0270EnrollCreates the Law Enforcement Sexual Assault Investigation Act. Provides that allegations of sexual assault by a police officer while performing his or her duties shall immediately be reported to the police officer's supervisory or command personnel an...
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2017-08-04
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3648EngrossAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that City of Chicago's Commission on Human Relations shall: (1) require all administrative hearing officers to be an attorney licensed to practice law in this State; (2) follow all applicable federal, Stat...
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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
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
ILHB3720EngrossAmends the Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act of the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that surplus tax revenues may be used to pay for costs of special education, social services, and other costs of a public school district. Provides that fo...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0618EngrossAmends the Illinois Pension Code. Authorizes an active member of a downstate firefighters' pension fund to transfer up to 6 years of creditable service to that fund from the downstate police pension fund that is administered by the same unit of local...
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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
ILHB0138EngrossAmends the Governor Transition Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the orderly transition of the office of Governor.
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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
ILHB0137EngrossAmends the Governor Transition Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the orderly transition of the office of Governor.
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0867EngrossAmends the Limited Liability Company Act. Reduces the fee collected by the Secretary of State for the filing of articles of organization, applications for admission, and restated articles of organization from $500 to $39 and reduces those fees in con...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1904EngrossAmends 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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1657EngrossCreates 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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2017-08-02
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1905EnrollCreates the Collective Bargaining Freedom Act. Provides that it is the policy of the State that employers, employees, and their labor organizations are free to bargain collectively. Provides that the authority to enact laws or rules that restrict the...
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2017-08-02
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0484EngrossAmends the Water Company Invested Capital Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-01
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
ILSB1978EnrollCreates the Home Care Consumer and Worker Protection Act. Provides that an individual performing services for a private home care provider (a home services agency, home nursing agency, or internet-based business that arranges for home care services) ...
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2017-07-28
Sent to the Governor
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