Illinois Representative Jerry Costello [D]

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ILSB0867EnrollAmends the Limited Liability Company Act. Reduces the fee collected by the Secretary of State for the filing of articles of organization, applications for admission, and restated articles of organization from $500 to $39 and reduces those fees in con...
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2017-11-17
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
ILHB0137PassAmends the Governor Transition Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the orderly transition of the office of Governor.
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2017-11-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0553
ILHB4146IntroAmends the Managed Care Reform and Patient Rights Act. In provisions concerning transition of services, provides that the health care plan shall not modify an enrollee's coverage of a drug during the plan year if the drug has been previously approved...
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2017-11-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4138IntroAmends the State Police Act. Provides that preference for the hiring of a Department of State Police officer shall be given to the son, daughter, stepson, stepdaughter, grandson, granddaughter, brother, or sister of a law enforcement officer who was ...
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2017-11-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0302PassAmends the Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits Act. Provides that "policy" includes a policy that has lapsed or been terminated. Requires insurers to, at no later than the date of policy delivery or the establishment of an account, and upon any change ...
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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0543
ILHB2462VetoAmends 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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2017-11-09
Override Governor Veto - Senate Lost 029-017-001
ILHB3298PassAmends the School Code. With respect to the annual budget of a school district with under 500,000 inhabitants, provides that, beginning with the budget for the 2017-2018 school year, 85% of State funding under the State aid formula provisions of the ...
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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0550
ILHB2977PassAmends 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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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0548
ILHB3419PassAmends 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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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0551
ILHB3649PassAmends 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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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0552
ILSB1103EnrollAmends the Open Operating Standards Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-11-09
Passed Both Houses
ILHJR0083PassUrges those in government to commit to working to change the culture that breeds sexual harassment.
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2017-11-09
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Karen McConnaughay
ILHB3223EngrossAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance must provide coverage for medically necessary preventative physical therapy for insureds diagnosed with multiple sclerosis without any tre...
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2017-11-08
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading November 9, 2017
ILSB1905FailCreates the Collective Bargaining Freedom Act. Provides that it is the policy of the State that employers, employees, and their labor organizations are free to bargain collectively. Provides that the authority to enact laws or rules that restrict the...
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2017-11-08
Total Veto Stands
ILHR0530PassUrges Illinois communities to become involved in the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation's "Wall of Faces" project to help locate pictures of soldiers whose photos were lost.
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2017-11-08
Resolution Adopted as Amended
ILSB0851EngrossAmends the Illinois Local Library Act. Provides that a library board of trustees' statement of financial requirements necessary for the next year and any amount the library board believes will be necessary to levy taxes for the library's next fiscal ...
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2017-11-08
Sponsor Removed Sen. Chris Nybo
ILHR0680IntroStates that Illinois can meet the needs of Amazon's second headquarters in North America and looks forward to offering a warm welcome if they so choose Illinois as home for HQ2
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2017-11-08
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0694IntroSupports United States Secretary of Energy Rick Perry's directive that replaces the distorted pricing rules but preserves and supports competitive markets.
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2017-11-08
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Jerry Costello, II
ILHJR0087IntroUrges Congress to retain the Federal Historic Tax Credit in whatever tax reform bill they pass.
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2017-11-08
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Jerry Costello, II
ILHB3904PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall establish a Women's Correctional Services Division under the authority of a Chief of Women's Correctional Services, which must be a Senior Public Service Admini...
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2017-11-07
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
ILHR0666IntroRecognizes Brandon W. Phelps on his time as an Illinois State Representative.
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2017-11-07
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
ILHB3178IntroRepeals the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Amends various Acts to make conforming changes. Effective immediately.
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2017-10-27
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3449FailCreates 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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2017-10-27
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHB2622FailAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. In the provision concerning the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission Operations Fund surcharge, provides that after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Director of Insurance shall make one or more lo...
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2017-10-27
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHB4114IntroCreates the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. Provides that neither the State nor any of its subdivisions may authorize the use of, appropriate, or expend funds to pay for an abortion or to cover any part of the costs of a health plan that includ...
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2017-10-27
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0632PassRecognizes the induction of Glenda Zanders into the Illinois Outdoor Hall of Fame.
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2017-10-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
ILHR0620IntroCalls upon the Governor to immediately honor his pledge to veto HB 40.
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2017-10-24
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4122IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of criminal trespass to a penal institution with an aircraft or unmanned aerial vehicle. Provides that a person commits the offense when he or she, without lawful authority, knowingly and intentio...
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2017-10-24
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0387IntroAmends the Limited Liability Company Act. Reduces some fees in the fee schedule for limited liability companies filing documents with the Secretary of State to match the fees for similar documents in the fee schedule for corporations. Effective immed...
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2017-10-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0715IntroAmends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Deletes existing preemption provisions concerning firearms. Provides that regulation of the ownership and possession of firearms and related items are the exclusive powers and functions of the State....
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2017-10-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0720IntroAmends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Lowers the age in which a person may apply for a Firearm Owner's Identification Card without parental or legal guardian consent from 21 years of age to 18 years of age. Provides that an applicant who...
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2017-10-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0714IntroAmends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that a unit of local government, including a home rule unit, may not impose a tax, fee, or other assessment other than the normal sales tax rate for goods on a firearm, firearm attachment, o...
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2017-10-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2684IntroAmends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Eliminates provision that a licensee under the Act shall not knowingly carry a firearm on any bus, train, or form of transportation paid for in whole or in part with public funds, and any building, real propert...
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2017-10-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2798IntroAmends the Counties Code. Provides that in every case in which an opioid overdose is determined to be a contributing factor in a death, the coroner shall report the death and the age, gender, race, and county of residence, if known, of the decedent t...
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2017-10-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3210IntroAmends the Illinois Abortion Law of 1975. Provides that except in the case of a medical emergency, no physician or person shall knowingly perform, induce, or attempt to perform an abortion upon a pregnant woman when the probable gestational age of he...
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2017-10-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3506IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. With respect to the Senior Citizens Assessment Freeze Homestead Exemption, provides that, beginning in assessment year 2017, the taxpayer's household income shall be reduced by any amounts paid as Medicare premiums. Effe...
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2017-10-11
To House Rules Committee
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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2017-10-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0148IntroOpposes any new taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages.
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2017-10-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0029IntroStates the belief that the Illinois Income Tax Act should not be amended to permit taxing retirement income.
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2017-10-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4083IntroAmends the Counties Code. Provides that, on and after the effective date of this amendatory Act, no home rule county or non-home rule county has the authority to impose a tax on the use, sale, or purchase of sweetened beverages based upon the weight ...
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2017-10-04
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
ILHR0027IntroStates the opinion of the Illinois House of Representatives that the proposed educational pension cost shift from the State of Illinois to local school districts, community colleges, and institutions of higher education is financially wrong.
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1798IntroMakes appropriations for personnel-related expenditures for various state agencies.
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0116IntroDeclares opposition to raising the sales taxes on food and drugs.
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0145IntroStates opposition to legislative efforts to use State taxpayer funds to pay for abortions and to use taxpayer funds to pay for insurance costs for State employees to have abortions for any reason through all nine months of pregnancy.
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1774EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the Chicago Board of Education starting with the 2019 consolidated election. Makes related changes. Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Provides that a person shall be ...
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0108IntroAppropriates $2 from the General Revenue Fund to the Department of Military Affairs for its FY18 ordinary and contingent expenses. Effective July 1, 2017.
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3163EngrossAmends the State Treasurer Act. Provides that contributions to an ABLE account during the taxable year may be deducted from adjusted gross income as provided under a specified Section of the Illinois Income Tax Act. Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act...
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3691EngrossAmends the State Treasurer Act. Creates the Illinois Higher Education Savings Program. Provides for the implementation of and requirements for the Program. Provides for the State Treasurer's duties under the Program. Provides that the State Treasurer...
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0045IntroUrges Congress to propose a Constitutional Amendment to permit Congress and the states to prohibit desecration of the United States flag.
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0028IntroStates the body's opposition to any additional taxes on advertising or advertising-related services and states the belief that Illinois' present fiscal crisis must be managed in other ways besides a new tax on business owners throughout the State.
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
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