Illinois Representative Emanuel Welch [D]

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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
ILSB1845EngrossAmends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Provides that the Department of Children and Family Services may implement a "differential response program" (rather than providing that beginning January 1, 2010, the Department may implement a 5-...
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2017-05-03
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3202IntroAmends the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois the Department of State Police Law. Amends the Uniform Peace Officers' Disciplinary Act. Provides that it shall not be a requirement of a person filing a complaint against a State Police Officer to hav...
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2017-05-03
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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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0708IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Requires a peace officer to arrest without a warrant or issue a notice to appear to any person who violates the cruel treatment, aggravated cruelty, animal torture, or animal fighting offenses under the ...
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2017-04-28
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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2017-04-28
To House Rules 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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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
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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2017-04-28
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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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2354IntroCreates the Lethal Violence Order of Protection Act. Provides that a petitioner may request an emergency lethal violence order of protection by filing an affidavit or verified pleading alleging that the respondent poses an immediate and present dange...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0456IntroAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to award grants to students in financial need whose household income is less than the poverty guidelines updated periodically in the Federal Regis...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0689IntroCreates the Seizure and Forfeiture Reporting Act. Provides that the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority shall establish and maintain on its official website a searchable public database that includes specified information about property s...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0271IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that beginning January 1, 2019, all handgun ammunition that is manufactured, imported into the State for sale or personal use, kept for sale, offered or exposed for sale, sold, given, lent, or possessed shal...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0458IntroAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that any person criminally prosecuted and incarcerated prior to trial for one or more felonies by the State of Illinois which he or she did not commit may file a petition for a certificate of innocence in ...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2367IntroAmends 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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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2990IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the conditions of every parole and mandatory supervised release are that the subject not knowingly frequent places where controlled substances are illegally sold, used, distributed, or administere...
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2017-04-28
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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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
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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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1454IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning noise.
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0346PassRecognizes Ron Orent as he prepares to embark on his Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. on May 10, 2017.
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2017-04-27
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
ILHB3695IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that the State Board of Elections and the Office of the Secretary of State shall establish an automatic voter registration program pursuant to an interagency contract and jointly-adopted rules. Provides that an appl...
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2017-04-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3056IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that within one year after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Pollution Control Board shall adopt amendments to the rules adopted under specified provisions to require groundwater monitorin...
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2017-04-25
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
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
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
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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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0621IntroAmends the Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act (2015). Deletes language requiring a representative of a decedent to provide a custodian with a finding by the court that disclosure of the content of electronic communications of the ...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0620IntroAmends the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act. Provides that, unless mutually agreed otherwise, any party to a collective bargaining agreement who fails to timely comply with an arbitration award or who, after timely demand, fails to submit a grieva...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0709IntroAmends 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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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2431IntroAmends the Jury Act. Provides that, except as otherwise specifically provided by statute, no person who is qualified and able to serve as a juror may be excluded from jury service in any court of this State on the basis of race, color, religion, nati...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
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
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
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
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
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
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