Illinois Representative Keith Sommer [R]

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ILHR0859IntroUrges that the Governor's Restore Illinois plan be re-drafted as legislative language and submitted to the Illinois General Assembly for discussion, debate, and legal enactment as statutory law.
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2020-05-23
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
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
ILHB4406IntroAmends the School Code. Provides for dyslexia screening guidelines and rules. Requires the State Board of Education to employ at least 5 dyslexia specialists or dyslexia therapists with a minimum of 5 years of field experience in screening, identifyi...
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2020-05-22
To House Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
ILHB1687IntroAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the legislative purpose of the Act.
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2020-05-19
To House Rules 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
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
ILHB4803IntroAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that, to ensure that the education of a youth in care is not interrupted after the youth is placed in a residential treatment facility and held in the facility beyond medical necessity, on the dat...
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2020-03-12
Motion Filed - Table Bill/Resolution Pursuant to Rule 60(b), Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst
ILHB5510IntroCreates the Prior Authorization Reform Act. Provides requirements concerning disclosure and review of prior authorization requirements, denial of claims or coverage by a utilization review program, and the implementation of prior authorization requir...
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2020-03-05
To House Human Services Committee
ILHR0740IntroUrges the medical community to work with the General Assembly and other stakeholders to develop the best practices and resources to assist them in their role as mandated reports of child abuse and neglect.
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2020-03-04
To House Rules Committee
ILHJRCA0040IntroProposes to amend the Revenue Article of the Illinois Constitution. Provides that no moneys, including bond proceeds, derived from taxes, fees, excises, or licenses relating to registration, licensing, carrying, or possession of firearms or firearm a...
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2020-03-04
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3947IntroAmends 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, lobby any official of the exe...
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2020-02-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHJRCA0015IntroProposes to amend the Legislature Article of the Illinois Constitution. Removes the requirement for each Legislative District to be divided into two Representative Districts. Modifies provisions concerning legislative redistricting. Provides specifie...
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2020-02-19
Motion Filed - Table Bill/Resolution Pursuant to Rule 60(b), Rep. Ryan Spain
ILHB5249IntroAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2020-02-18
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0087IntroCreates the State Ethics Task Force to address corruption within Illinois government.
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2019-12-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0361IntroAmends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Provides fines for legislators who engage in specified restricted activities and for violations of legislator rules of conduct. Provides that any person who willfully files a false or incomplete statement ...
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2019-11-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0015PassDeclares November 1, 2019 as "Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day" in the State of Illinois.
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2019-10-30
Adopted Both Houses
ILHB2669PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Deletes language requiring registration of certain farm wagon type trailers having a fertilizer spreader attachment and farm wagon type tank trailers. Removes the registration fee and existing width and weight restri...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0481
ILHB0465PassReinserts the provisions of House Amendment No. 1, but with the following changes: Further amends the Illinois Insurance Code. In a provision concerning contracts between health insurers and pharmacy benefit managers, provides that such contracts mus...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0452
ILSB0193PassAmends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Provides that prior to classifying a report of abuse or neglect as "indicated", "unfounded" or "undetermined", if the Department of Children and Family Services intends to classify the report as un...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0528
ILHB3065PassAmends the Adult Protective Services Act. In a provision concerning face-to-face assessments conducted by a provider agency designated to receive reports of alleged or suspected abuse, neglect, financial exploitation, or self-neglect under the Act, p...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0496
ILHB3217PassCreates the Asian American Family Commission Act. Creates the Asian American Family Commission. Provides for the appointment of members to the Commission and terms of membership. Provides that members shall serve without compensation, but shall be re...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0392
ILSB1007PassAmends the Recorder Division of the Counties Code. Provides that certificates of discharge and other specified documents relating to military service that have been recorded by a county clerk or recorder of deeds shall be made available for public in...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0402
ILHB0909PassAmends the Children's Advocacy Center Act. Provides that consent is not required for a forensic interview to be electronically recorded and that failure to record does not render a forensic interview inadmissible. Provides that a forensic interview, ...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0236
ILHB1551PassAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that whenever a child is placed in the custody or guardianship of the Department of Children and Family Services or a child is returned to the custody of a parent or guardian and the court retains...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0237
ILSB1568PassAmends Coroner Division of the Counties Code. Requires an autopsy of an infant under one year of age (rather than 2 years of age) who has died suddenly and unexpectedly and the circumstances concerning the death are unexplained following investigatio...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0338
ILSB1872PassAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Extends the repeal date of the Real Estate Brokerage Act from January 1, 2020 to January 1, 2030. Amends the Real Estate License Act of 2000. Adds provisions concerning the temporary practice as a designated managing...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0357
ILSB0075PassCreates the Hotel and Casino Employee Safety Act. Requires hotels and casinos to adopt anti-sexual harassment policies and make panic buttons available to certain employees. Prohibits retaliation against an employee for using a panic button, availing...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0221
ILSJR0014PassCreates the Home Birth Maternity Care Crisis Study Committee to provide the General Assembly a consumer-focused, evidence-based solution to the Illinois Home Birth Maternity Care Crisis.
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2019-08-07
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. John F. Curran
ILHB2177PassAmends the School Code. Provides that, upon request, the school board of a school district that maintains grades 10 through 12 may posthumously award a diploma to any service member who was killed in action while performing active military duty in th...
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2019-07-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0131
ILHB2135PassAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a prosecution for criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual assault, or aggravated criminal sexual abuse may be commenced at any time (rather than within 10 years of the commission of the offe...
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2019-07-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0130
ILHB3587PassAmends the Adoption Act. Changes the definition of "post-placement and post-adoption support services". Provides that the Department of Children and Family Services shall establish and maintain a toll-free number to respond to requests from the publi...
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2019-07-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0155
ILSB1743PassAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Requires the Department of Children and Family Services, in coordination with specified entities, to develop and process a standardized survey to gather feedback from children who are aging out of foster c...
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2019-07-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0166
ILHB2605PassAmends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code. With regard to the speech-language pathologist provision, provides that notwithstanding the requirements of the provision, a Professional Educator License with a school support personn...
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2019-07-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0094
ILHB2571PassReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill. Further amends the Child Care Act of 1969. Provides that an application to operate a foster family home shall include the name and address of at least one relative who can attest to the applicant's cap...
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2019-07-12
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0063
ILHB0831PassAmends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Provides that whenever the Department of Children and Family Services receives, by means of its statewide toll-free telephone number established for the purpose of reporting suspected child abuse o...
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2019-07-12
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0043
ILSB1116PassAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that "neglected" for purposes of the Act includes any minor under 18 years of age or a minor 18 years of age or older for whom the court has made a finding of probable cause to believe the that minor is...
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2019-07-12
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0079
ILHJRCA0010IntroProposes to amend the Legislature Article of the Illinois Constitution. Creates the Independent Redistricting Commission to adopt and file with the Secretary of State a redistricting plan for Legislative and Representative Districts. Provides for the...
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2019-07-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHJRCA0034IntroProposes to amend the Legislature and Revenue Articles of the Illinois Constitution. Provides that the General Assembly may increase the rate of an existing tax or impose a new tax only by a law approved by the vote of two-thirds of the members elect...
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2019-07-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0157IntroUrges lawmakers to slow the process of legalizing recreational marijuana in Illinois, so that lawmakers, stakeholders, and experts alike have the chance to consider the societal impact of legalization and examine all the data from other states that h...
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2019-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0077IntroOpposes any state taxes based on the number of miles driven.
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2019-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2965IntroAmends the General Assembly Compensation Act. Establishes the fiscal year 2020 mileage reimbursement rate and allowance for lodging and meals. Amends the Compensation Review Act. Prohibits cost-of-living adjustments for or during the fiscal year begi...
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2019-06-01
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0018PassExtends the Trade Policy Task Force within the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity - Office of Trade and Investment to (1) analyze important issues relative to the growth of international trade from and to Illinois; (2) make reco...
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2019-05-31
Adopted Both Houses
ILHB1482EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person also commits aggravated battery when, in committing a battery, other than by the discharge of a firearm, he or she knowingly causes great bodily harm or permanent disability or disfigurement to...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHJR0058PassDesignates U.S. Route 20 westbound, just west of Illinois Route 75 in Stephenson County, as the "Trooper Brooke Jones-Story Memorial Highway".
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2019-05-30
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe
ILHR0287PassDeclares April 2019 as Financial Literacy Month.
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2019-05-30
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Nathan D. Reitz
ILHR0367PassMourns the death of U.S. Marine Cpl. Daniel Baker.
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2019-05-27
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
ILHR0248PassUrges policy decisions enacted by the Illinois State Legislature to acknowledge and take into account the principles of early childhood brain development. Declares May 15, 2019 as Trauma-Informed Awareness Day in Illinois.
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2019-05-15
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
ILSB1796EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Reorganizes and makes technical changes to provisions concerning aggravated assault or aggravated battery against a servicemember or veteran.
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2019-05-14
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1621EngrossReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Adds the Lieutenant Governor as a member of the Illinois Complete Count Commission. Provides that any vacancies occurring on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act may be fille...
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2019-05-10
To House Rules Committee
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