Illinois Representative Kathleen Willis [D]

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ILHR1216IntroDirects the Auditor General to conduct an audit of the average denial rate of hospitals throughout Illinois in both the fee-for-service and managed care programs, with at least 50% of the audit consisting of safety-net and critical access hospitals.
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2018-10-09
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
ILSB2490EngrossAmends the Illinois Pension Code. Changes the schedule for examinations of pension funds established under the Downstate Police or Downstate Fire Article from every 3 years to a periodic basis, as determined by the Public Pension Division of the Depa...
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2018-09-30
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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2018-09-27
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4163VetoAmends 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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2018-09-21
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILHB5946IntroAmends the State Police Act. Provides that the Department of State Police shall establish, by rule, a standing security protocol for the use of a three-dimensional printer located on the property of a public library, elementary or secondary school, c...
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2018-09-17
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
ILHB5770PassAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, a school board shall notify students and the parents or guardians of students, electronically or in the form of a letter, that a student may be eligible to receive menta...
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2018-08-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1112
ILSB0336PassAmends the Party Line Emergency Act. Makes a technical change concerning the short title.
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2018-08-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1114
ILHB5777PassAmends the Union of Contiguous Municipalities Division of the Illinois Municipal Code. Adds "consolidation" to the title of the Division. Provides that any 2 or more incorporated contiguous municipalities may be united into one incorporated city or v...
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2018-08-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1113
ILSB2641VetoAmends the Renter's Financial Responsibility and Protection Act. Provides that a rental car company may void a damage waiver if damage or loss occurs to the rental vehicle when the rental vehicle is stolen and the renter fails to: (i) return the rent...
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2018-08-28
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILSB0904VetoAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Creates an advisory council within the Department of Insurance to review and make recommendations to the Department regarding rules to be adopted by the Department concerning continuing education courses, course ma...
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2018-08-28
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILSB2619VetoAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. In provisions regarding appointment of a fire chief, acting chief, the department head, or a position, by whatever title, that is responsible for day-to-day operations of a fire department, limits home rule powers ...
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2018-08-27
Governor Vetoed
ILHB4208VetoAmends the School Code. With respect to school discipline improvement plans, makes changes to how the State Board of Education determines the top 20% of school districts, when notification is given that a plan must be submitted, which school district...
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2018-08-26
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILHB4290VetoMakes appropriations to various agencies for prior year costs for personal services and State contributions to Social Security. Effective immediately .
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2018-08-26
Governor Vetoed
ILSB3532PassAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Creates the Sepsis Review Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall study sepsis early intervention and the prevention of loss of life fro...
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2018-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1100
ILSB3220VetoAmends an Article of the School Code concerning educator licensure. Provides that the State Board of Education shall not approve a course of study under the Alternative Educator Licensure Program for Teachers unless the State Board can demonstrate th...
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2018-08-26
Governor Vetoed
ILHB4100PassAmends the Nurse Practice Act. Defines "retail health care facility". Creates provisions concerning workplace violence against nurses in specified medical facilities concerning notice, contacting law enforcement, and mental health services. Requires ...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1051
ILHB4146PassAmends 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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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1052
ILHB4799PassAmends the School Code. Provides that, in every public school maintaining any of grades kindergarten through 8, there shall be instruction, study, and discussion of effective methods for the prevention and avoidance of traffic injuries related to wal...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1056
ILHB4165VetoAmends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Prohibits the Director of the Illinois Department of Central Management Services and the State from applying for any federal waiver that would reduce or eliminate any protection or coverage requ...
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2018-08-24
Governor Vetoed
ILSB3290PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Changes the heading of Article V-F to the Nursing Home Residents' Managed Care Rights Law (rather than the Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Initiative (MMAI) Nursing Home Residents' Managed Care Rights Law). Expands th...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1085
ILSB2481VetoProvides that the amendatory Act may be referred to as the Commitment to Justice Act and includes legislative findings. Amends the Court of Claims Act. Removes the $100,000 limit on awards in tort cases. Provides that the changes apply to cases filed...
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2018-08-24
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILSB2516PassAmends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Requires an employer, or the employer's representative, to inform an employee of available mandated reporter training prior to the employee signing a statement that the employee has knowledge and u...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1071
ILSB2830VetoAmends the Election Code. Requires that the trustees for the Fox Metro Water Reclamation District be elected at consolidated elections. Provides that where a nomination for election is to be made for a trustee of the Fox Metro Water Reclamation Distr...
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2018-08-24
Governor Vetoed
ILSB2598PassAmends the Fire Protection District Act. Provides that a home rule municipality may file a petition to disconnect fire protection district territory from the district if: the municipality's fire department services at least 80% of the municipality; t...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1072
ILHB4442PassAmends the School Code and the Critical Health Problems and Comprehensive Health Education Act. Requires a school district to include in its curriculum a unit of instruction on parenting education for grades 9 through 12 that includes, but is not lim...
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2018-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1043
ILHB5122PassAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Makes post-secondary education tuition and fee waivers available to youth for whom the Department of Children and Family Services has court-ordered legal responsibility, youth who aged out of care at age 1...
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2018-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1045
ILHB4516PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, and the Voluntary Health Services Plans Act to require coverage for hearing instruments and related services for all individuals under the age of 18 when a hearing care prof...
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2018-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1026
ILHB5221VetoAmends the Public Employee Disability Act. Provides that the term "eligible employee" as used in the Act includes firefighters employed as full-time paramedics or firefighters who perform paramedic duties.
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2018-08-21
Governor Vetoed
ILSB2629VetoAmends the Open Meetings Act. Provides that an elected or appointed member of the board of trustees of a fire protection district may satisfy the training requirements of the Act by participating in a course of training sponsored or conducted by an o...
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2018-08-21
Governor Vetoed
ILHB5195VetoAmends the Transportation Article of the School Code. Provides that each school board may provide free transportation for any pupil residing within 1 1/2 miles from the school attended where conditions are such that walking, either to or from the sch...
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2018-08-21
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILHB4096VetoAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall require each Medicaid Managed Care Organization to list as preferred on the Medicaid Managed Care Organization...
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2018-08-20
Governor Vetoed
ILHB4707PassAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Changes the classification of Hydrocodone from a Schedule II controlled substance to a Schedule I controlled substance. Amends the Illinois Optometric Practice Act of 1987 to make a conforming change.
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2018-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0989
ILHB3418VetoAmends the Counties Code and Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a county or municipality may create an urban agricultural zones (UAZ) composed of organizations or persons who grow produce or other agricultural products; who raise livestock or pou...
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2018-08-20
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILSB3509PassAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. In provisions prohibiting a municipality from requiring police officers to issue a specific number of citations within a designated period of time, removes an exclusion for municipalities with their own independent...
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2018-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1001
ILSB3411PassAmends the Stalking No Contact Order Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1000
ILHB4657VetoAmends the School Code. Creates the Emotional Intelligence Education Task Force to develop curriculum guidelines on emotional intelligence; sets forth provisions concerning its membership, duties, administration, and dissolution. Provides that, begin...
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2018-08-19
Governor Vetoed
ILHB0127VetoAmends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-19
Governor Vetoed
ILHB0126VetoAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-19
Governor Vetoed
ILHB4790PassCreates the Compost-Amended Soil Construction Act. Provides that any State agency that undertakes a construction project that requires the use of offsite soil and that is located within 20 miles of any Illinois Environmental Protection Agency-permitt...
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2018-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0951
ILSB2572VetoAmends the School Code. Provides that an approved waiver from or modification to a physical education mandate may remain in effect for a period not to exceed 2 school years (rather than 5 school years like other mandate waivers) and may be renewed no...
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2018-08-19
Governor Vetoed
ILHB5599PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law or administrative rule to the contrary, beginning in fiscal year 2019, the specified threshold for working families must be no less than 185% of the then-cu...
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0916
ILHB4658PassAmends the School Code. Requires a school board to adopt and implement a policy on how to recognize mental health issues and how to properly address them. Provides that, as part of this policy, a school board shall require in-service training of lice...
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0903
ILHB4965PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. In provisions concerning the child care assistance program, provides that a family's eligibility for child care services shall be redetermined no sooner than 12 months following the initial determination or most r...
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0909
ILHB4345PassAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that May 19 of each year is designated as "First Responder Mental Health Awareness Day", to be observed throughout the State as a day to honor firefighters, police officers, and other first responder...
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0900
ILSB2424PassAmends the Continuum of Care Services for the Developmentally Disabled Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0924
ILHR1197IntroCondemns the Illinois counties that are attempting to label themselves as "gun sanctuaries", and recognizes it as an unconstitutional and shameless political stunt which undermines the rule of law and threatens the safety of all Illinois citizens.
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2018-08-17
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
ILSB3108PassAmends the Predator Accountability Act. Changes the short title of the Act to the Trafficking Victims Protection Act. Adds references to involuntary servitude and labor trafficking throughout the Act. Provides that a victim of involuntary servitude o...
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0939
ILHB4643PassAmends the Illinois Physical Therapy Act. Provides that the limitation on determining a differential diagnosis shall not in any manner limit a physical therapist from establishing a relevant diagnosis. In the definition of "documented current and rel...
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2018-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0897
ILHB4885PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that families with children under the age of 5 who have an open intact family services case with the Department of Children and Family Services shall be eligible for child care assistance under the Depart...
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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0860
ILSB3604PassCreates the Government Severance Pay Act. Provides that a unit of government that enters into a contract or employment agreement, or renewal or renegotiation of an existing contract or employment agreement, that contains a provision for severance pay...
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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0895
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