Illinois Representative Emanuel Welch [D]

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ILHB1779IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that the State Board of Education is, subject to appropriation, authorized to award competitive grants under a Safe Schools and Healthy Learning Environments Program. Provides that under the program, selected school d...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2557IntroAmends the Illinois Highway Code. Provides that upon receipt of an application, consent to use a highway may be granted to any communications provider issued a certificate of public convenience and necessity from the Illinois Commerce Commission. Pro...
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2017-03-31
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 4:00 pm]
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) April 28, 2017
ILHB2718IntroAmends the Illinois Housing Development Act. Requires the Director of the Illinois Housing Development Authority to oversee an annual evaluation of derivative deals, including interest rate swaps, initiated to manage interest rate exposure, in order ...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2714IntroAmends the Board of Higher Education Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning making rules and regulations.
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2017-03-31
To House Rules 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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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2978IntroAmends the Motor Fuel Tax Law. Provides that a road district, municipality, or county may submit a copy of its approved road budget showing expenses exceeding the motor fuel tax funds received by the road district, municipality, or county to satisfy ...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3022IntroAmends the School Code and the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Provides that, on and after September 1, 2018, all teacher evaluation ratings on record as "excellent", "proficient", or "needs improvement" are considered "effective", and all ...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2946IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes the following changes with respect to the angel investment credit: (1) reinstates the credit for taxable years beginning on or after December 31, 2016 and ending on or before December 31, 2021; (2) provides t...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2967IntroAmends the Emergency Telephone System Act. Provides that each telecommunications carrier shall impose a monthly surcharge of $1.30 (rather than $0.87) per network connection; provided, however, the monthly surcharge shall not apply to a network conne...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2844IntroAmends the Common Interest Community Association Act and the Condominium Property Act. Provides that if the condominium or community instruments require approval of any mortgagee or lienholder of record and the mortgagee or lienholder of record recei...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3391IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. In provisions concerning payment rates for nursing facilities, provides that facility-specific staffing levels and wages paid (rather than regional wage adjusters based on the Hea...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2696IntroAmends the Common Interest Community Association Act. Provides that each member of a common interest community association shall receive through a prescribed delivery method, at least 25 (instead of 30) days but not more than 60 days prior to the ado...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2400IntroAmends the Common Interest Community Association Act. Provides that all voting by the members of a common interest community association shall be on a non-cumulative basis. Amends the Condominium Property Act. Provides that the bylaws shall provide t...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0274IntroAmends the Pharmacy Practice Act. Provides that "practice of pharmacy" includes the prescribing and dispensing of hormonal contraceptive patches and self-administered oral hormonal contraceptives. Defines "hormonal contraceptive patch" as a transderm...
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2017-03-31
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) April 28, 2017
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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2017-03-31
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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2017-03-31
[Hearing: Apr 24 @ 4:00 pm]
Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) April 28, 2017
ILHB2894IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that the income limitation for the Senior Citizens Assessment Freeze Homestead Exemption is: (1) $55,000 in taxable years 2008 through 2016; (2) $60,000 in taxable years 2017 through 2020; and (3) $65,000 in tax...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2563IntroAmends 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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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0221IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a report of any disposition of court supervision for a violation of an offense defined as a serious traffic violation under the Code or a similar provision of a local ordinance shall be forwarded to the...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0280IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 and the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986. Provides that a petition for an order of protection may be filed by the State's Attorney on behalf of a person who has been abused by a family or household ...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0333IntroAmends the State Finance Act. Provides that notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary and to the extent permitted by federal law, for fiscal year 2017 and each fiscal year thereafter, outstanding liabilities as of June 30, payable from app...
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2017-03-31
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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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0262IntroAmends the Minimum Wage Law. Increases the minimum wage to $15 per hour on October 1, 2017. Effective immediately.
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0455IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that, for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2017, the amount of the earned income tax credit shall be 12.5% (currently, 10%) of the federal tax credit. Effective immediately.
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0298IntroAmends the Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Act. Provides that certain higher education institutions shall note any violations of a comprehensive policy on any academic transcripts prepared for a student within 5 years following a findi...
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2017-03-31
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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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0104IntroAmends 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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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0359IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2017 levy year, the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law applies to all taxing districts, including home rule units. Provides that, beginning with the 2017 levy year, the extension limi...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0220IntroAmends the Motor Fuel Tax Law. Provides that no municipality, county, or road district that received motor fuel tax distributions totaling more than $100,000 in the previous State fiscal year shall receive a future distribution of motor fuel tax mone...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0239IntroAmends the Illinois Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. Requires manufacturers of brand name or generic prescription drugs to notify State purchasers, health insurers, health care service plan providers, pharmacy benefit managers, and the General Assembly o...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0269IntroAmends the School Code. Provides for the waiver of tuition assessed by a school district on children whose parents are unable to afford them. With respect to summer school, provides that a school board must (instead of may) waive all or part of summe...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2695IntroAmends the Private Detective, Private Alarm, Private Security, Fingerprint Vendor, and Locksmith Act of 2004. Provides that reasonable attorney's fees and costs may be awarded to a licensee, interested party, or person injured if he or she successful...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0256IntroAmends the Department of State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois and the Interscholastic Athletic Organization Act. Requires each applicant seeking licensure or certification by an interscholastic athletic organization to be a g...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
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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2017-03-31
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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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0289IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Increases the maximum reduction under the Senior Citizens Homestead Exemption from $5,000 to $7,000 for taxable year 2017 and indexes the reduction to the Consumer Price Index. Effective immediately.
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0297IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that, in counties with a population of less than 3,000,000, a complaint to affect the assessment of property shall be filed on or before 60 calendar days (instead of 30 calendar days) after the date of publicati...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0287IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that each property tax bill shall contain a separate statement for each of the taxing districts setting forth the dollar amount of tax due that will be used by the taxing district to pick up or otherwise pay its...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3152IntroAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community college districts in Illinois. Allows universities and community colleges to establish a digital discount program that complies with federal regulations. Effective im...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3301IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax credit for taxpayers who make a qualified donation of a crop to a food bank or other charitable organization in Illinois. Provides that the amount of the credit shall be 15% of the value of th...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0426IntroCreates the Immigration Safe Zones Act. Provides that schools, medical treatment and health care facilities, and places of worship may not grant access to State and local law enforcement agencies that have entered into an agreement with United States...
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2017-03-30
To House Rules 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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2017-03-30
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0425EngrossAmends the Regional Superintendent of Schools Article of the School Code with respect to the Section concerning salaries. Removes certain provisions concerning the abolition of the office of regional superintendent of schools in educational services ...
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2017-03-29
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2716IntroAmends the Presumptively Void Transfers Article of the Probate Act of 1975. Replaces references to the term "transfer instrument" with "transfer". Changes the definitions of "family member" and "transfer". Provides that if the court determines the tr...
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2017-03-29
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHR0043PassCalls upon the leaders of the State of Illinois to recognize and continue to defend the importance of bacon and other pork products, along with the pork producers, to the economy, job growth, and the consumer preference of the people of Illinois.
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2017-03-29
Resolution Adopted
ILHB3648IntroAmends 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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2017-03-29
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB3110EngrossCreates 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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2017-03-29
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0332IntroAmends the School Code to add provisions concerning student data privacy. Amends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Makes changes to the definition provisions. Sets forth provisions allowing disclosure of student records to researchers at an ac...
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2017-03-29
Tabled Pursuant to Rule 22(g)
ILHR0198IntroStates the belief in holding the President of the United States to the highest of standards.
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2017-03-29
Placed on Calendar Order of Resolutions
ILHB0503IntroAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Designates President Barack Obama's date of birth, August 4, as a legal holiday on which to hold appropriate exercises in commemoration of him. Includes that when the day falls on a Sunday, the following Mond...
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2017-03-24
Removed Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
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