Illinois Representative Joe Sosnowski [R]

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ILHB5618IntroAmends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that, beginning on July 1, 2020, breast pumps, breast pump collection and storage supplies, and breast pump kits are exem...
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2020-05-23
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILHB0882IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax credit in an amount equal to 10% of the qualified costs incurred by the taxpayer during the taxable year for the purposes of purchasing and planting qualified trees in the State. Provides that...
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2020-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3870IntroAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that it is the public policy of the State to secure for all individuals within Illinois the freedom from discrimination against any individual because of his or her political affiliation.
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2020-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3851IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Reduces the trailer flat weight tax for maximum loads of 3,000 lbs. and less from $118 to $18, if and only if Senate Bill 1939 of the 101st General Assembly becomes law. Effective immediately.
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2020-05-22
To House Sales, Amusement & Other Taxes Committee
ILHJR0123IntroWithdraws the proposed changes to the Revenue Article of the Illinois Constitution contained in SJRCA 1 from the ballot for the general election to be held on November 3, 2020.
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2020-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5777IntroAmends the General Assembly Compensation Act. Establishes the fiscal year 2021 mileage reimbursement rate and allowance for lodging and meals. Amends the Compensation Review Act. Reverses the increase in compensation for members of the General Assemb...
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2020-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0119IntroMakes application to Congress under the provisions of Article V of the Constitution of the United States for the calling of a convention of the states limited to proposing amendments to the Constitution of the United States that impose fiscal restrai...
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2020-05-20
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0027IntroCreates the Vocational Academy Opportunity Act. Creates 2 vocational academies, one located in Cook County and the other in a downstate county, which shall be residential institutions. Provides that each academy shall be a State agency, funded by Sta...
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2020-05-19
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB5772IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that, with respect to 2019 taxes (payable in 2020), no installment of taxes due under this Code shall become delinquent until 90 days after each installment would otherwise become delinquent. Provides that, duri...
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2020-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5771IntroAmends the Illinois Finance Authority Act. Creates the Five Year Loan Law as a new Article in the Illinois Finance Authority Act. Provides that the Illinois Finance Authority shall establish a Five Year Loan Office within the Authority. Provides furt...
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2020-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0875IntroAmends the State Finance Act. Creates the Financially Distressed Cities Fund. Amends the State Revenue Sharing Act and the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that the Treasurer shall monthly transfer to the Financially Distressed Cities Fund an amount...
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2020-03-17
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILHJR0118IntroUrges Governor JB Pritzker to instruct the Illinois Department of Corrections to comply with federal law and allow the DOC to continue to work with ICE and local law enforcement agencies.
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2020-03-17
To House Executive Committee
ILHB5224IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that the operation and effect of the provisions of the Election Code authorizing automatic voter registration are suspended from the effective date of the amendatory Act through December 31, 2021. Provides that the ...
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2020-03-13
To House Executive Committee
ILHB4130IntroAmends the University of Illinois Act. Prohibits the Board of Trustees from requiring an individual to meet a minimum income threshold in determining whether the individual is an Illinois resident for tuition purposes. Effective June 1, 2020.
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2020-03-12
To House Higher Education Committee
ILHB4125IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Changes the oath taken by grand jurors. Amends the Jury Act to delete a duplicative provision concerning the oath taken by the foreman of a Grand Jury. Effective immediately.
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHB4126IntroAmends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that the fees for a new and renewal concealed carry license of an applicant who is a veteran or a qualified retired law enforcement officer shall be 50% of the fees for other applicants. Defines "quali...
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHB4127IntroAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that a neglected minor includes any minor under the age of 12 (rather than 14) years whose parent or other person responsible for the minor's welfare leaves the minor without supervision for an unreason...
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHB4129IntroAmends the Illinois Prepaid Tuition Act. Provides that Illinois prepaid tuition contracts may not be entered into after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Effective June 30, 2020.
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2020-03-12
To House Appropriations-Higher Education Committee
ILHB4221IntroAmends the Waterworks and Sewerage Connection Charge Division of the Illinois Municipal Code. In provisions regarding billing requirements for municipalities that operate a waterworks or combined waterworks and sewerage system, provides that, on and ...
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2020-03-12
To House Public Utilities Committee
ILHB4220IntroAmends the Toll Highway Act. Provides that the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority may make personally identifiable information of a person available to a law enforcement agency only pursuant to a search warrant. Provides that, absent a search warr...
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHB4222IntroAmends the Illinois Gambling Act. Instead of prohibiting an employee of the corporate authority of a host community from having financial interests in a riverboat or casino, receive certain things of value from a riverboat or casino, or accept employ...
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2020-03-12
To House Executive Committee
ILHB4262IntroCreates the Domestic Violence Task Force Act. Creates the Domestic Violence Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall: (1) conduct a comprehensive review of the process, operation, and enforcement of current domestic violence laws across the Sta...
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2020-03-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4660IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that the effective date of a pollution control facility certificate shall be the date of recommendation by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency to the Pollution Control Board for the certificate or the d...
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2020-03-12
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILHB4680IntroCreates the Local Government Business Anti-Poaching Act. Provides that no municipality or county shall offer any incentive after the effective date of the Act to a business or corporation to move its headquarters located in Illinois, or any part of i...
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2020-03-12
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILHB4710IntroAmends the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities Act. Defines "employee qualifying business". Provides that a minority-owned business, women-owned business, and Business owned by a person with a disability each incl...
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2020-03-12
To House State Government Administration Committee
ILHB4709IntroAmends the Video Gaming Act. Provides that Boone County, Winnebago County, and municipalities wholly or partially contained within those counties may not impose any fee for the operation of a video gaming terminal in excess of $250 per year for a vid...
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2020-03-12
To House Executive Committee
ILHB4708IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that, if the Prisoner Review Board requires that a person undergo medical, psychiatric, drug addiction, or alcoholism treatment as a condition of parole or mandatory supervised release, evaluation for ...
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHB4712IntroAmends the General Assembly, State Employee, State Universities, Downstate Teachers, and Judges Articles of the Illinois Pension Code. Requires the Board of each System to establish and maintain a voluntary defined contribution plan to address the re...
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2020-03-12
To House Personnel & Pensions Committee
ILHB4707IntroAmends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that a renewal application for a Firearm Owner's Identification Card shall be approved or denied by the Illinois State Police within 90 calendar days (instead of 60 business days). Provides ...
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHB5287IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires every person applying for benefits under the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program to, at the time of application or subsequent redetermination of eligibility, submit to the Department of Huma...
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2020-03-12
To House Human Services Committee
ILHB5513IntroAmends the Sex Offender Community Notification Law. Provides that a sex offender's residence and place of employment shall be entered into the Statewide Sex Offender Database. Provides that the Illinois State Police must make the information containe...
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHB5514IntroAmends the Child Care Act of 1969. Provides an exemption from the definition of "day care center" for programs or that portion of the program that are operated by the Young Men's Christian Organization or the Young Women's Christian Association and s...
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2020-03-12
To House Human Services Committee
ILHB5455IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that, in the case of an erroneous homestead exemption, the chief county assessment officer in a county with fewer than 3,000,000 inhabitants may consider the erroneously exempt portion of the property as omitted...
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2020-03-12
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILHB5428IntroAmends the Truth in Taxation Law in the Property Tax Code. Provides that the adoption of an aggregate levy that exceeds 102% of the amount of the final aggregate levy for the preceding year shall require a truth in taxation hearing and a record vote ...
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2020-03-12
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILHB5064IntroAmends the Fireworks Regulation Act of Illinois. Provides that the storage, possession, sale, and use of nonfireworks shall be permitted at all times throughout the State. Requires regulation of nonfireworks, including their storage and sale, to be c...
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2020-03-12
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILHJR0113IntroUrges that Northern Illinois University's live mascot, a huskie named Mission, be recognized as an honorary service animal by the Secretary of State and be eligible for entrance into the Illinois Capitol Building on NIU's annual advocacy day.
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2020-03-12
To House Executive Committee
ILHB4704IntroCreates the Right to Garden Act. Allows the State or a unit of local government to regulate gardens on residential property unless the statute or regulation has the practical effect of precluding gardens on residential property entirely. Defines the ...
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2020-03-12
To House Cities & Villages Committee
ILHB4558IntroAmends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides that the Legislative Inspector General shall not initiate any investigation without giving notice of the allegations involved to each member of the Legislative Ethics Commission. Provides ...
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2020-03-12
To House Executive Committee
ILHB4005IntroAmends the School Code. Creates the School District Efficiency Commission. Provides for the membership and support of the Commission. Requires the Commission to make recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly on the number of school dis...
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2020-03-12
To House Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter School Committee
ILHB4806IntroAmends the Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act in the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that moneys in the special tax allocation fund may be used to make distributions to certain taxing districts. Provides that moneys received from the additi...
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2020-03-12
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILHB4289IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that, if the amount of the credit for residential real property taxes exceeds the taxpayer's liability, that amount shall be refunded if the taxpayer is 65 years or older and has a federal adjusted gross i...
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2020-03-12
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILHB4214IntroAmends the General Assembly Operations Act. Provides that the Speaker of the House of Representatives shall not convene the House of Representatives in regular or perfunctory session after 4:00 p.m. on the day before Memorial Day or before 4:00 p.m. ...
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2020-03-11
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0110EngrossAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that, for the 2015 taxable year and thereafter, the exemption for veterans with disabilities also carries over to the surviving spouse of a veteran who was killed in the line of duty in the current taxable year ...
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2020-03-09
To House Property Tax Committee
ILHR0727IntroOpposes the concept of a privilege tax on financial transactions.
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2020-03-06
To House Sales, Amusement & Other Taxes Committee
ILHB4382IntroAmends the Educator Licensure Article of the School Code. Provides for the reinstatement of a lapsed Professional Educator License upon the payment by the applicant of the lesser of a $100 penalty or a $10 penalty for each year the license has lapsed...
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2020-03-05
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4042IntroAmends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Provides that a member of the General Assembly, his or her spouse, and any immediate family member living with that member of the General Assembly shall not, for compensation: (1) act as a lobbyist or othe...
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2020-03-05
To House Executive Committee
ILHB4041IntroAmends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Provides that a legislator shall declare a conflict of interest before taking official action on a legislative matter, and shall request to be excused from voting on the matter, if the legislator or a memb...
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2020-03-05
To House Executive Committee
ILHB0322EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that, after January 1, 2020, no non-home rule unit within the counties of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, Madison, McHenry, St. Clair, and Will may enact or continue to enforce an ordinance for an automated traffi...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB4067IntroRepeals the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Amends various Acts to make conforming changes. Effective January 1, 2021.
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2020-03-04
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4484IntroCreates the End Aldermanic Privilege Law in the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that, in the City of Chicago, a property owner, or a developer or contractor having the written permission of the property owner, shall not have any approvals under the...
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2020-03-04
To House Cities & Villages Committee
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