Illinois Representative Emanuel Welch [D]

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ILHB4025IntroCreates the State Agency and Grantee Bonus Prohibition Act. Provides that no State agency may pay a bonus to its employees. Provides that no entity receiving State grant funds may pay a bonus from grant funds awarded for operational expenses to its e...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0054PassUrges the Illinois Senate and the Illinois House of Representatives to create a joint legislative cancer caucus, to be known as the Illinois Legislative Cancer Caucus, to provide a forum for discussing and evaluating public policies affecting cancer ...
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2017-07-04
Adopted Both Houses
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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2017-06-30
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1519PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Deletes a provision that requires Department of Juvenile Justice personnel who are hired by the Department and who participate or assist in the rehabilitative and vocational training of delinquent youths, super...
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2017-06-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0019
ILHR0520PassRecognizes the Village of La Grange Park on the 125th anniversary of its founding.
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2017-06-30
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
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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2017-06-29
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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2017-06-29
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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2017-06-29
To House Rules Committee
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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2017-06-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0519PassRecognizes the Village of La Grange Park on the 125th anniversary of its founding.
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2017-06-29
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0511PassMourns the death of Commissioner Robert Steele of North Lawndale.
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2017-06-29
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
ILHB0141IntroAmends the Gubernatorial Boards and Commissions Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-06-27
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0115PassCondemns President Donald J. Trump's executive order barring refugees from the United States and calls on him to uphold and protect the values of all of the people of this great nation, which was founded by immigrants on principles that include relig...
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2017-06-26
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0381PassUrges President Trump and the United States Congress to permanently reauthorize the Perkins Loan Program.
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2017-06-26
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0045PassRequests President Trump to commission a study to detail the economic impact of the slave trade and the use of slave labor; and how Emancipation, while freeing them of their literal bonds, and ending an immoral practice, did not guarantee equality in...
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2017-06-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILHR0304PassEncourages 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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2017-06-25
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0351PassUrges the Mayor of the City of Chicago to officially recognize the importance and benefits of school diversity and to set it as a priority when making decisions regarding admissions policies and practices, creation of new schools, school rezoning, an...
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2017-06-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILHR0361PassDesignates July 3, 2017 and July 3, 2018 as Illinois Citizens Re-entry Day, to be observed in recognition of Congressman Danny K. Davis' work in helping to provide ex-offenders with a second chance and opportunity to re-enter society as productive ci...
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2017-06-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
ILHR0016PassUrges 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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2017-06-22
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
ILHR0234PassUrges the creation of an environmental justice agenda.
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2017-06-22
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
ILHJR0002PassCreates the Underrepresented Groups in Academia Task Force within the Board of Higher Education to examine strategies to grow underrepresented groups in institutions of higher education and to ascertain the viability of increasing the number of labor...
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2017-05-31
Adopted Both Houses
ILHR0100PassDirects the Auditor General to conduct an audit of Medicaid MCOs, which includes a comparison of State expenditures between MCOs and fee-for-service entities.
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2017-05-31
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
ILSB0682EngrossAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. In the Article concerning the Illinois Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association, makes changes to the organization of provisions concerning coverage and limitations and powers and duties of the Association. M...
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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0937EngrossAmends the Prompt Payment Act. Provides that utility services provided to the State by a unit of local government are subject to the provisions of the Act. Effective immediately.
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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1980EngrossAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that upon verified application by the Sheriff in whose custody the defendant has been remanded (in addition to current application by the State, the defendant, or the court on its own motion) th...
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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2715IntroAmends the Civil Practice Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Repeals a Section providing that a party, a person for whose immediate benefit an action is prosecuted or defended, or the officers, directors, managing agents, or foreman of a party t...
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2017-05-30
Tabled
ILHB0768EngrossAmends the Charter Schools Law of the School Code. Removes provisions allowing the State Charter School Commission to reverse a school board's decision to deny, revoke, or not renew a charter; makes related changes. Provides that if a charter school ...
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2017-05-30
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
ILHB1316EngrossAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning unfair labor practice procedures.
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2017-05-30
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHR0334PassRecognizes the valiant work of those associated with the Boy Scouts of America Iroquois Trail district.
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2017-05-29
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
ILHB0388EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides that a person is not prohibited from photographing his or her own ballot at any time during the voting process or from viewing a photograph of a completed or partially completed ballot. Provides that a person who gi...
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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments 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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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments 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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2017-05-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0274PassStrongly opposes any and all efforts by the Trump Administration to cut the Meals on Wheels Program and Congregate Meals Program, eliminate the Community Development Block Grant, eliminate the Community Services Block Grant, and slash funding for the...
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2017-05-24
Resolution Adopted
ILHB3393IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Imposes a privilege tax at a rate of 20% on partnerships and S corporations engaged in the business of conducting investment management services, until such time as a federal law with an identical effect has been e...
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2017-05-23
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Home Rule Note Filed as Amended
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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2017-05-19
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0496EngrossAmends the Township Code. Provides that all townships within a coterminous, or substantially coterminous, municipality may be discontinued (currently, municipalities in which the city council exercises the powers and duties of the township board, or ...
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2017-05-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0308EngrossAmends the Illinois Underground Utility Facilities Damage Prevention Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-19
Third Reading - Short Debate - Lost 046-050-000
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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2017-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0198IntroAmends the Labor Dispute Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-18
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
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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2017-05-18
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Tabled
ILHR0198PassStates the belief in holding the President of the United States to the highest of standards.
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2017-05-16
Resolution Adopted
ILHB1253EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the members of the State Board of Education.
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2017-05-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3360IntroCreates the Community Renewal and Revitalization Act. Provides for the qualifications for and designation of Health, Opportunity, Prosperity, and Empowerment (HOPE) Zones. Provides for a HOPE Zone tax credit and other credits and benefits going to bu...
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2017-05-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0398PassCongratulates the Union Pacific Railroad in its exemplary safety record, its achievements, and its focus on communities.
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2017-05-15
Resolution Adopted
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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2017-05-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHJR0033PassCongratulates the Chicago Cubs on winning the 2016 World Series.
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2017-05-11
Adopted Both Houses
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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2017-05-11
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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2017-05-11
To House Rules Committee
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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2017-05-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3392IntroAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-10
To House Rules Committee
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