Illinois Representative Kathleen Willis [D]

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ILHB0302EngrossAmends 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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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0238EngrossAmends the Nursing Home Care Act, MC/DD Act, ID/DD Community Care Act, and Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Act of 2013. Provides that a facility must not enter into a pre-dispute agreement for binding arbitration with any resident or consume...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILHB0261IntroAmends the Education for Homeless Children Act. Provides that if a child loses permanent housing and becomes a homeless person, within the meaning of the Act, and the parent or guardian of the child finds temporary housing or shelter that still rende...
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2017-04-26
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB3108EngrossAmends the Illinois Finance Authority Act. In Sections concerning the fire truck revolving loan program, the fire station revolving loan program, and the ambulance revolving loan program, provides that repayments of loans made under those programs (a...
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2017-04-26
To Senate State Government Committee
ILHB3773IntroAmends the Smoke Detector Act. Provides that the battery for specified battery powered smoke detectors must be a self-contained long term battery if specified conditions occur. Provides that specified battery requirements do not apply to fire alarms,...
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2017-04-26
House Floor Amendment No. 4 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
ILHB2462EngrossAmends 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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2017-04-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
ILHB0311EngrossCreates the Network Adequacy and Transparency Act. Provides that administrators and insurers, prior to going to market, must file with the Department of Insurance for review and approval a description of the services to be offered through a network p...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2663EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that early childhood programs receiving State Board of Education grants for preschool educational programs shall prohibit the expulsion of children. Provides instead that when persistent and serious challenging behavi...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Education Committee
ILHB3259IntroAmends Public Act 99-524 to make supplemental appropriations. Reduces certain appropriations from the Commitment to Human Services Fund for funeral and burial expenses from $8,775,000 to $575,000. Appropriates $8,200,000 from the Personal Property Ta...
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2017-04-26
To House Appropriations-Human Services Committee
ILHB3095IntroAmends the State Police Act. Provides that a person who has been honorably discharged who served in a combat mission by proof of hostile fire pay or imminent danger pay during deployment on active duty or has at least 4 years of full active and conti...
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2017-04-26
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB0690IntroAmends the Day and Temporary Labor Services Act. Requires a day and temporary labor service agency (agency) to notify a day or temporary laborer (laborer) in writing of the schedule and length of multi-day assignments. Requires an agency to keep reco...
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2017-04-26
To House Labor & Commerce Committee
ILHB1774IntroAmends 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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2017-04-26
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB2907IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. In a provision concerning access to psychiatric mental health services via telepsychiatry, provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall not require that a ...
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2017-04-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Chad Hays
ILHB3212EngrossAmends the Emancipation of Minors Act. Removes language pertaining to homeless minors from provisions governing: purpose and policy; jurisdiction; rights and responsibilities of an emancipated minor; petitions; and hearings. Repeals the definition of...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
ILHB3211EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) to identify and flag all college students who are potentially eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Provides that...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Human Services Committee
ILHB2778EngrossAmends the Fire Protection of Unprotected Area Act. Provides that if a property owner of an unprotected area refuses a request for annexation for fire protection, the State Fire Marshal shall assign the unprotected area coverage. Amends the Illinois ...
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2017-04-26
Placed on Calendar Order of First Reading April 27, 2017
ILHB2993EngrossAmends the Department of Public Health Act and the School Code. Provides that school districts may serve students produce grown and harvested by students in school-owned or community gardens if the produce meets requirements adopted by rule by the De...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2721EngrossAmends the Illinois Insurance Code, the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971, the Counties Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, the School Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, the Limited Health Service Organization Act, and the Volunt...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB1253EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the members of the State Board of Education.
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2017-04-26
Third Reading - Short Debate - Passed 063-054-000
ILHB3649IntroAmends 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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2017-04-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
ILHB3449IntroCreates 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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2017-04-26
To House Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, & IT Committee
ILHB2622IntroAmends 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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2017-04-26
To House Labor & Commerce Committee
ILHB3293IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that whenever a school bus is operated for the purpose of transporting passengers other than persons in connection with an activity of the school or religious organization which owns the bus or whenever a sc...
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2017-04-26
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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2017-04-26
To House Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, & IT Committee
ILHB3419IntroAmends 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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2017-04-26
To House State Government Administration Committee
ILHB1332IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-26
House Floor Amendment No. 4 Recommends Be Adopted Insurance: Health & Life Committee; 009-000-000
ILHB1808EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that the Department of Revenue may share information with the State Treasurer for the purpose of administering the Uniform Disposition of Unclaimed Property Act. Amends the Uniform Disposition of Unclaimed...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHR0340IntroRecognizes the celebration of Dia de los Ninos (Children's Day) to be held on April 30, 2017.
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2017-04-26
Placed on Calendar Agreed Resolutions
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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2017-04-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
ILHB0373EngrossAmends 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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2017-04-25
To Senate Local Government Committee
ILHB0618EngrossAmends the Illinois Pension Code. Authorizes an active member of a downstate firefighters' pension fund to transfer up to 6 years of creditable service to that fund from the downstate police pension fund that is administered by the same unit of local...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Licensed Activities And Pensions Committee
ILHB0531IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of criminal building management. Provides that a person commits the offense when, having personal or professional management or control of commercial real estate, whether as a legal or equitable o...
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2017-04-25
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB2550EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that in addition to other purposes, moneys in the Illinois Fire Fighters' Memorial Fund shall be used to provide scholarships for graduate study, undergraduate study, or any other post-secondary education ap...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Higher Education Committee
ILHB0688IntroAmends the Downstate Firefighter and Chicago Firefighter Articles of the Illinois Pension Code. Authorizes a firefighter to transfer up to 10 years of creditable service in a downstate firefighter pension fund to the Firemen's Annuity and Benefit Fun...
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2017-04-25
House Floor Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
ILHB2540EngrossAmends the School Code. With respect to a school district petitioning to withdraw from its special education joint agreement program, provides that if the petition for withdrawal is not approved by all of the remaining member districts and the petiti...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2551EngrossAmends the State Fire Marshal Act. Provides that the Office of the State Fire Marshal shall administer grants (currently, General Revenue Fund grants) to areas not located in a fire protection district or in a municipality which provides fire protect...
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2017-04-25
To Senate State Government Committee
ILHB2802IntroCreates the Transportation Benefits Program Act. Requires all covered employers to offer at least one transportation benefit program. Provides that the employer may choose between providing a program consistent with federal law that allows employees ...
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2017-04-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
ILHB0305EngrossAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that the requirement that a police applicant possess an associate's degree may also be waived if the applicant has successfully received credit for a minimum of 60 credit hours toward a bachelor's degree f...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Local Government Committee
ILHB2771IntroCreates the Healthy Workplace Act and amends the State Finance Act. Requires employers to provide specified paid sick days to employees. Sets forth the purposes for and manner in which the sick days may be used. Contains provisions regarding employer...
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2017-04-25
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Home Rule Note Filed as Amended
ILHB2379EngrossCreates the Fiscal Impact Statement Act. Requires a fiscal impact statement shall be filed for every executive order. Provides that the fiscal impact statement must contain a reliable estimate of changes in State expenditures or revenues due to the e...
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2017-04-25
To Senate State Government Committee
ILHB0375EngrossAmends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that beginning January 1, 2018, all probationary officers employed by law enforcement agencies located in counties of more than 3,000,000 inhabitants, including probationary part-time officers and uni...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB1805EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Secretary of State shall offer to each applicant for issuance or renewal of a driver's license or identification card who is 16 years of age or older (rather than 18 years of age or older) the oppor...
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2017-04-25
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 26, 2017
ILHB3143EngrossAmends the State Prompt Payment Act. Provides that goods or services furnished to the State includes, but is not limited to, services concerning prevention, intervention, or treatment services and supports for youth provided by a vendor by virtue of ...
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2017-04-25
To Senate State Government Committee
ILHB3110EngrossCreates the Social Services Contract Notice Act. Provides that the Act applies only to non-governmental service providers who deliver social services designed to ensure the health, safety, education, or welfare of Illinois residents on behalf of the ...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Human Services Committee
ILHB3904IntroAmends 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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2017-04-25
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB0786EngrossAmends the Park District Code. Prohibits a park district from knowingly engaging a volunteer who has been convicted of or found to be a child sex offender. Provides that every park district shall require volunteers to complete an application prior to...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Criminal Law Committee
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
ILHB3213EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Adds families that are not recipients of benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and that need child care assistance to participate in education and training activities to the lis...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Human Services Committee
ILHB2661EngrossAmends the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act. Provides that an EMR, EMT, EMT-I, A-EMT, or Paramedic may transport a police dog injured in the line of duty to a veterinary clinic or similar facility if there are no persons requiring medical...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Licensed Activities And Pensions Committee
ILHB2647EngrossAmends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Contains provisions concerning the establishment of various programs and services for the benefit of veterans including a proactive outreach program for veterans that served in high casualty units, in un...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Veterans Affairs Committee
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