Illinois Representative Emanuel Welch [D]

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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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2017-10-19
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
ILHB4107IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes it unlawful to deliver, sell, or purchase or cause to be delivered, sold, or purchased or cause to be possessed by another, an assault weapon, assault weapon attachment, .50 caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartri...
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2017-10-19
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHB4117IntroAmends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that no person may acquire or possess any pre-packaged explosive components within this State without having in his or her possession a Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued ...
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2017-10-19
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHB2717IntroAmends the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that, subject to certain restrictions, if the Department of Revenue may disclose confidential financial information to a municipality or county, then the Department of Revenue may also disclose that ...
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2017-10-17
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILHB2977VetoAmends the School Code. Provides that every public elementary school and high school shall include in its curriculum a unit of instruction practicing writing in cursive.
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2017-10-17
Motion Filed Override Governor Veto Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
ILHB2462VetoAmends 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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2017-10-17
Motion Filed Override Governor Veto Rep. Anna Moeller
ILHB0531EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of criminal building management. Provides that a person commits the offense when, having personal or professional management or control of commercial real estate, whether as a legal or equitable o...
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2017-10-17
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
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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2017-10-17
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
ILHR0533IntroUrges members of the General Assembly and the Governor to continue working on cutting waste and streamlining State government.
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2017-10-17
[Hearing: Oct 26 @ 8:30 am]
To House Appropriations-Human Services Committee
ILHR0550IntroUrges Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to keep the Obama-era guidelines on sexual assault in place.
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2017-10-17
To House Higher Education Committee
ILHB4095IntroAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that a consumer reporting agency may not impose a charge on a consumer for placing a freeze, removing a freeze, or temporarily lifting a freeze. Makes corresponding changes. Eff...
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2017-10-17
To House Judiciary - Civil Committee
ILHB4116IntroAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law, a health care facility or health care practitioner shall provide a patient's records without charge if the records are being requested by the patient for us...
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2017-10-17
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0302VetoAmends the Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits Act. Provides that "policy" includes a policy that has lapsed or been terminated. Requires insurers to, at no later than the date of policy delivery or the establishment of an account, and upon any change ...
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2017-10-12
Placed on Calendar Amendatory Veto
ILHB0387IntroAmends the Limited Liability Company Act. Reduces some fees in the fee schedule for limited liability companies filing documents with the Secretary of State to match the fees for similar documents in the fee schedule for corporations. Effective immed...
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2017-10-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3143VetoAmends the State Prompt Payment Act. In the definition of "goods or services furnished to the State", includes services concerning prevention, intervention, or treatment services and supports for youth provided by a vendor by virtue of a contractual ...
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2017-10-12
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
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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2017-10-12
Motion Filed Override Amendatory Veto Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
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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2017-10-12
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
ILHB3449VetoCreates the Geolocation Privacy Protection Act. Defines "geolocation information", "location-based application", and "private entity". Provides that a private entity may not collect, use, store, or disclose geolocation information from a location-bas...
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2017-10-12
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
ILHB2525VetoAmends the Employer's Liability Rates Article of the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a rate is excessive if it is likely to produce a long run profit that is unreasonably high for the insurance provided or if expenses are unreasonably high in ...
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2017-10-12
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
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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2017-10-12
Motion Filed Override Governor Veto Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
ILSB1905VetoCreates 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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2017-10-12
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
ILHB0277IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. In a Section concerning the Senior Citizens Assessment Freeze Homestead Exemption, provides that, for taxable year 2017 and thereafter, the maximum income limitation is $75,000 (currently, $55,000). Effective immediately...
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2017-10-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0148IntroOpposes any new taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages.
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2017-10-10
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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2017-10-04
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0504IntroAmends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the Department of State Police has authority to deny an application for or to revoke and seize a Firearm Owner's Identification Card (FOID card) previously issued under the Act if the D...
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2017-10-04
To House Rules Committee
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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2017-10-04
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
ILHB1798IntroMakes appropriations for personnel-related expenditures for various state agencies.
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0040PassAmends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Removes a provision prohibiting the non-contributory portion of a program of health-benefits from including the expenses of obtaining an abortion. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Removes a ...
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2017-09-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0538
ILHB2401EngrossAmends the Common Interest Community Association Act. Provides that the association shall have one class of voting membership (instead of "one class of membership") unless the declaration, bylaws, or operating agreement provide otherwise. Makes a sim...
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3691EngrossAmends the State Treasurer Act. Creates the Illinois Higher Education Savings Program. Provides for the implementation of and requirements for the Program. Provides for the State Treasurer's duties under the Program. Provides that the State Treasurer...
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2771EngrossCreates the Healthy Workplace Act and amends the State Finance Act. Requires employers to provide specified paid sick days to employees. Sets forth the purposes for and manner in which the sick days may be used. Contains provisions regarding employer...
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1774EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the Chicago Board of Education starting with the 2019 consolidated election. Makes related changes. Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Provides that a person shall be ...
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0116IntroDeclares opposition to raising the sales taxes on food and drugs.
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4012IntroAppropriates $25,000,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Secretary of State for grants, on an emergency basis, to at-risk not-for-profit organizations for eligible security improvements that assist the organization in preventing, preparing for, ...
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2545EngrossAmends the School Code. With regard to training to identify the warning signs of mental illness and suicidal behavior, requires all personnel (rather than specific personnel) to undergo the training annually. Beginning with the 2017-2018 school year,...
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4008IntroAppropriates $56,000,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Office of the Secretary of State for 28 non-competitively awarded grants, each in the amount of $2,000,000, to community-based organizations based entirely within 28 specified Representati...
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0358IntroUrges Governor Rauner to end the frivolous spending at the Department of Innovation and Technology. Admonishes Secretary Bhatt and urges him to immediately cancel the subscriptions and create a department that is more open and transparent going forwa...
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0160EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the earned income tax credit.
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0484EngrossAmends the Water Company Invested Capital Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0270PassCreates 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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2017-09-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0515
ILSB1978PassCreates 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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2017-09-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0536
ILHB2353IntroAmends the Cannabis Control Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-09-19
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0303PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that it is an aggravating factor in sentencing that the defendant committed the offense of driving while under the influence of alcohol, other drug or drugs, intoxicating compound or compounds or any c...
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2017-09-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0512
ILHB0311PassCreates the Network Adequacy and Transparency Act. Provides that administrators and insurers, prior to going to market, must file with the Department of Insurance for review and approval a description of the services to be offered through a network p...
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2017-09-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0502
ILHB3791PassAmends the Illinois Securities Law of 1953. Includes certain agents of title insurance companies and registered broker-dealers and registered investment advisors within the scope of the term "qualified escrowee". With respect to certain exempt transa...
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2017-09-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0507
ILHB2713PassAmends the Uniform Partnership Act (1997). Establishes fees for certain expedited services and provides that the fees collected for those services shall be deposited into the Division of Corporations Registered Limited Liability Partnership Fund (the...
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2017-09-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0486
ILHB0305PassAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that the requirement that a police applicant possess an associate's degree may also be waived if the applicant has successfully received credit for a minimum of 60 credit hours toward a bachelor's degree f...
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2017-09-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0467
ILHB2647PassAmends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Contains provisions concerning the establishment of various programs and services for the benefit of veterans including a proactive outreach program for veterans that served in high casualty units, in un...
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2017-09-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0482
ILHB0370PassAmends the School Code. Requires each public school and charter school to post (1) the current toll-free telephone number of the Department of Children and Family Services' child abuse hotline; (2) instructions to call 9-1-1 for emergencies; and (3) ...
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2017-09-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0468
ILHB2702PassAmends the Podiatric Medical Practice Act of 1987. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-09-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0485
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