Illinois Representative Emanuel Welch [D]

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ILHB2774IntroCreates 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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2017-04-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3151EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits intimidation when, with intent to cause another to perform or to omit the performance of any act, he or she communicates to another, directly or indirectly by any means, a threat to per...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Criminal Law Committee
ILHB3711EngrossAmends 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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2017-04-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
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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2017-04-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
ILHB0198IntroAmends the Labor Dispute Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-25
House Floor Amendment No. 1 State Mandates Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
ILHB1253IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the members of the State Board of Education.
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2017-04-25
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
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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2017-04-25
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 26, 2017
ILHB3449IntroCreates 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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2017-04-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2525IntroAmends 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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2017-04-25
Home Rule Note Filed
ILHB0259IntroCreates the Isolated Confinement Restriction Act. Restricts the use of isolated confinement in correctional facilities in the State. Provides that a committed person shall not be placed in isolated confinement unless there is reasonable cause to beli...
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2017-04-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
ILHB2031IntroAmends the Water Use Act of 1983. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title of the Act.
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2017-04-25
To House Appropriations-General Service Committee
ILHB0140IntroAmends the Executive Reorganization Implementation Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-25
House Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Judiciary - Civil Committee; 010-000-000
ILHB2702IntroAmends the Podiatric Medical Practice Act of 1987. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
ILHB2028IntroAmends the Wildlife Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-25
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
ILHB0189IntroAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Makes a technical change in the short title Section.
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2017-04-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
ILHB1454IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning noise.
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2017-04-25
[Hearing: Apr 26 @ 9:00 am]
To House Environment Committee
ILHB2802IntroCreates 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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2017-04-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
ILHR0304IntroEncourages all officers and employees of the Illinois State Board of Education, the Illinois Department of Human Services, the Administrative Office of the Courts, and the Illinois Department of Corrections to become informed regarding well-documente...
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2017-04-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2404EngrossCreates the Credit for Prior Learning Act. Requires each public university to submit its policies and procedures for students to earn credit for prior learning to the Board of Higher Education for review and approval and each community college to sub...
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2017-04-24
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILHJR0033EngrossCongratulates the Chicago Cubs on winning the 2016 World Series.
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2017-04-24
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
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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2017-04-24
To House Consumer Protection Committee
ILHB2394IntroAmends 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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2017-04-24
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILHB3099IntroCreates the Illinois Trust Act. Provides that no law enforcement agency may detain or continue to detain any individual solely on the basis of any immigration detainer or administrative warrant, or otherwise comply with an immigration detainer or adm...
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2017-04-24
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3458IntroCreates the Illinois Natural Areas Stewardship Act. Creates the Illinois Land Conservation and Stewardship Grant Program to make grants to conservation land trusts to steward lands identified in the Illinois Natural Area Inventory, lands designated a...
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2017-04-24
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2959IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that no policy of individual or group accident and health insurance issued, amended, delivered, or renewed on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act may impose any preexisting condition exclusi...
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2017-04-24
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
ILHB3419IntroAmends 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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2017-04-24
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3131EngrossAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to collect and publicly report statistical data on the racial and ethnic demographics of program participants for each program administered by the Department. Prov...
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2017-04-21
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2808IntroProvides that the Act may be referred to as the Evidence-Based Funding for Student Success Act. Amends the Economic Development Area Tax Increment Allocation Act, State Finance Act, Property Tax Code, Innovation Development and Economy Act, County Ec...
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2017-04-21
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
ILHB2756IntroAmends 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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2017-04-21
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2740EngrossAmends 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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2017-04-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0816IntroAmends the Sex Offender Registration Act. Provides for registration under the Act of a person convicted of a battery when the court: (1) finds that the battery was sexually motivated as defined in the Sex Offender Management Board Act; and (2) in its...
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2017-04-20
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2612EngrossAmends the Boundary Changes Article of the School Code. Makes changes concerning the purpose and applicability of the Article; defining "legal resident voter"; school districts in educational service regions of 2,000,000 or more inhabitants; changing...
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2017-04-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3791EngrossAmends 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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2017-04-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2475IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Increases the earned income tax credit to (i) 12% of the federal tax credit for each taxable year beginning on or after January 1, 2017 and beginning prior to January 1, 2018, (ii) 14% of the federal tax credit for...
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2017-04-19
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3166IntroAmends the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Act. Makes a technical change concerning the purpose of the Act.
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2017-04-19
To House Appropriations-Public Safety 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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2017-04-19
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3720IntroAmends 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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2017-04-18
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
ILHR0016N/AUrges Congress to pass legislation in support of the establishment of VA emergency prescription refill programs nationwide to ensure that, in emergency situations, veterans may receive medication directly from their local pharmacy and VA facility.
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2017-04-14
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
ILHB2977IntroAmends 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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2017-04-11
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
ILHB0155EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a tax credit for property taxes.
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2017-04-10
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3288IntroAmends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Removes a list of specified persons who are required to immediately report suspected cases of child abuse or neglect to the Department of Children and Family Services and instead provides that any ...
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2017-04-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2554IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Increases the maximum reduction under the Senior Citizens Homestead Exemption from $5,000 to $7,000 for taxable year 2017. Effective immediately.
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2017-04-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3709IntroAmends 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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2017-04-07
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Demmer
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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2017-04-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2373IntroAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that the court may order the sealing of the records of arrests or charges not initiated by arrest which result in an order of supervision or a conviction for a misdemeanor violation of public indecency...
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2017-04-07
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Demmer
ILHB3649IntroAmends 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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2017-04-07
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
ILHB0156EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a tax credit for property taxes.
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2017-04-07
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
ILHB3062IntroCreates the Wrongful Discharge from Employment Act. Requires an employer to furnish to a discharged employee a statement of reasons for the discharge. Prohibits an employer from preventing or attempting to prevent a discharged employee from obtaining...
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2017-04-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3744IntroAmends 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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2017-04-06
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
ILHB3011IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that the hospital credit applies for tax years ending on or after December 31, 2012 and ending on or before December 31, 2022 (currently, the credit sunsets on December 31, 2017 by operation of the Act's a...
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2017-04-06
To House Rules Committee
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