Illinois Representative Emanuel Welch [D] | House

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ILHB0156EnrollAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a tax credit for property taxes.
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2018-12-11
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4743PassAmends the Equal Pay Act of 2003. Provides that no employer may discriminate between employees by paying wages to an African-American employee at a rate less than the rate at which the employer pays wages to another employee who is not African-Americ...
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2018-11-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1140
ILHB4771PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Human Services and the Department of Healthcare and Family Services' Office of the Inspector General to perform the following actions to ensure that applicants submit completed applicati...
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2018-11-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1141
ILHB2367EngrossAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that records of conviction for a non-violent offense or a criminal offense that did not result in bodily harm or death to another person may be sealed 10 years after the termination of the petitioner's...
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2018-11-29
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
ILHB5104VetoAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Deletes provision that the Department of Corrections shall require the committed person receiving medical or dental services on a non-emergency basis to pay a $5 co-payment to the Department for each visit for ...
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2018-11-29
Bill Dead - No Positive Action Taken - Amendatory Veto
ILHB5175FailAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2019, in fixing the salaries of teachers, a school board shall pay those who serve on a full-time basis a rate not less than $40,000 per year. Removes a provision providing for a periodic teach...
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2018-11-29
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHR1098PassCreates the Black History Curriculum Task Force to conduct an audit of every Illinois school district's history curriculum from K-12 to review the following: (1) Does the district's curricular material no matter the format contain a current unit on A...
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2018-11-29
Resolution Adopted as Amended 105-000-000
ILHB2505EngrossAmends the School Code. In a Section concerning the debt limitations of school districts, provides that, in addition to all other authority to issue bonds, Brookfield LaGrange Park School District Number 95 may issue bonds with an aggregate principal...
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2018-11-29
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
ILHB0278EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that, from February 1, 2017 through January 31, 2018, the amount transferred from the General Revenue Fund to the Local Government Distributive Fund shall be: (i) 8.5% of the net revenue realized from the ...
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2018-11-28
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
ILHB0531EnrollAmends 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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2018-11-28
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
ILHB4208VetoAmends the School Code. With respect to school discipline improvement plans, makes changes to how the State Board of Education determines the top 20% of school districts, when notification is given that a plan must be submitted, which school district...
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2018-11-28
Bill Dead - No Positive Action Taken - Amendatory Veto
ILHB4290FailMakes appropriations to various agencies for prior year costs for personal services and State contributions to Social Security. Effective immediately .
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2018-11-28
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHB4163VetoAmends 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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2018-11-28
Bill Dead - No Positive Action Taken - Amendatory Veto
ILHB4469VetoAmends 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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2018-11-28
Bill Dead - No Positive Action Taken - Amendatory Veto
ILHB5698EngrossAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that the imposition of term limits by referendum, ordinance, or otherwise must be prospective. Provides that elective office held prior to the effective date of any term limit imposed by a municipality sha...
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2018-11-28
Motion Filed to Reconsider Vote Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
ILHB4922FailAmends 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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2018-11-28
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHB4096FailAmends 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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2018-11-28
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHB5481FailAmends the School Code. Provides that, no later than day 60 of instruction in each school year, a school board shall report to the State Board of Education for kindergarten through grade 12 classes certain information about actively employed teachers...
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2018-11-28
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHB4572FailAmends 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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2018-11-28
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHB4165FailAmends 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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2018-11-28
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHR0766IntroOpposes any state taxes based on the number of miles driven.
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2018-11-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5877EngrossCreates the Racial Impact Note Act. Provides that every bill which has or could have a disparate impact on racial and ethnic minorities, upon the request of any member, shall have prepared for it, before second reading in the house of introduction, a...
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2018-11-28
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHR1285PassRecognizes the historic and cultural significance of Quinn Chapel AME.
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2018-11-27
Resolution Adopted
ILHR1303IntroDeclares opposition to any legislation that provides for local school boards having the option of developing safety and protection plans for their schools which includes administrators, faculty, and other staff to be actively armed while on school gr...
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2018-11-27
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5997IntroAmends the Charter Schools Law of the School Code. Provides that a charter school established on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act may not enter into a contract with a for-profit charter management organization or educational manageme...
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2018-11-27
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1252EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction.
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2018-11-20
Re-assigned to Education
ILHR1017PassRecognizes that there are significant disparities in college degree completion rates for low-income and first generation college students and students of color at institutions across the State. Commits to closing statewide racial and socioeconomic de...
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2018-11-15
Resolution Adopted
ILHR1291PassCongratulates the 2018 Northwestern Wildcats on their achievement in the 2018 regular football season and advancement to the Big Ten Championship and bowl games.
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2018-11-15
Resolution Adopted
ILHR1171PassCongratulates the Proviso East High School and Proviso West High School girls and boys track & field teams on making their presence felt during IHSA state finals competitions.
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2018-11-13
Resolution Adopted
ILHR1178IntroUrges Governor Bruce Rauner to reverse his previous stance by pledging that no state resources will be used to assist the Trump Administration in carrying out its policies at the border, and that he call on the Acting Inspector General of the Departm...
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2018-11-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5937IntroAmends the Downstate Teachers and State Universities Articles of the Illinois Pension Code. Requires an employer to make an additional employer contribution for a participant whose earnings for any academic year used to determine the final rate of ea...
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2018-11-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5914IntroAmends the Freedom of Information Act to provide that in the case of sexual assault or sexual abuse by school district personnel, nothing in the Act prohibits a school district from disclosing disciplinary records of school district personnel. Amends...
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2018-11-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2756EngrossAmends the Counties Code. Changes the application of provisions concerning allowing management and mitigation of the effects of urbanization on stormwater drainage in metropolitan counties located in the area served by the Northeastern Illinois Plann...
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2018-09-30
Alternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. William E. Brady
ILHR1120IntroSupports the Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy and the work of stakeholders on the continued implementation of the Strategy.
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2018-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0617IntroAmends the State Finance Act, the Motor Fuel Tax Law, the Emergency Telephone System Act, the Riverboat Gambling Act, and the Video Gaming Act. Provides that, in the absence of an appropriation for any State fiscal year, moneys that are required to b...
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2018-09-27
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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2018-08-27
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
ILHB5749PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Department of Transportation and local authorities, with respect to highways under their respective jurisdictions, in their discretion and upon application in writing may issue a special permit auth...
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2018-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1090
ILHB5047PassAmends the Presumptively Void Transfers Article of the Probate Act of 1975. Includes a civil union partner within the scope of the term "family member" and includes a transfer on death instrument within the scope of the term "transfer instrument". Ma...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1059
ILHB5696PassCreates the Bridge Program for Underrepresented Students Act. Defines terms. Provides that each public university in this State may establish a Bridge Program for underrepresented students. Specifies program requirements. Provides that a public unive...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1063
ILHB4687PassAmends the Guardians for Adults With Disabilities Article of the Probate Act of 1975. Provides that an adult child, spouse, adult grandchild, parent, adult sibling, or other interested person (instead of an adult child) may petition for visitation pr...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1054
ILHB5201PassAmends the Counties Code. Creates a mechanics lien demand and referral pilot program. Provides that in counties with a code hearing unit, a recorder may adopt rules establishing a mechanics lien demand and referral process for residential property af...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1061
ILHB5814PassAmends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Provides that interest penalties that may be payable under the Act, as provided under specified Sections of the Illinois Insurance Code, shall be paid from a separate appropriation from each fun...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1064
ILHB4799PassAmends the School Code. Provides that, in every public school maintaining any of grades kindergarten through 8, there shall be instruction, study, and discussion of effective methods for the prevention and avoidance of traffic injuries related to wal...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1056
ILHB4242PassAmends the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that a unit of local government, school district, community college district, or other local taxing body shall provide notice to the public if the unit of local government, school district, community co...
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2018-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1040
ILHB5122PassAmends 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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2018-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1045
ILHB4234PassCreates the Farmer Equity Act. Provides that the Department of Agriculture shall ensure the inclusion of socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers, including socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers in urbanized areas, in the development, adopti...
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2018-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1039
ILHB4516PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, and the Voluntary Health Services Plans Act to require coverage for hearing instruments and related services for all individuals under the age of 18 when a hearing care prof...
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2018-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1026
ILHB1595PassAmends the Minimum Wage Law. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the application of the Act.
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1003
ILHB4781PassAmends the Higher Education Veterans Service Act. Requires a public college or university to use its best efforts to hire a veteran of the armed services as the Coordinator of Veterans and Military Personnel Student Services. Effective immediately.
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1007
ILHB5721PassAmends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Adds to the definition of "school action". Provides that, beginning on July 1, 2019, the facility performance standards published by the district must include the performance standards of...
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2018-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0965
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