Illinois Representative Keith Wheeler [R]

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ILSB1381EnrollAmends the Public Utilities Act. Adds provisions to the Telecommunications Article concerning the transition of Large Electing Providers to Internet Protocol-based networks and service. Provides that beginning July 1, 2017, a Large Electing Provider ...
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2017-11-21
Sent to the Governor
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
ILHJR0032IntroMakes 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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2017-11-08
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4151IntroAmends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides new requirements for the composition, duration, and responsibilities of appointees to the Legislative Ethics Commission. Removes specified existing requirements for persons appointed to th...
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2017-11-08
To House Rules Committee
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
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
ILHB4100IntroAmends 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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2017-10-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0148IntroOpposes any new taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages.
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2017-10-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4082IntroAmends the Counties Code. Prohibits a home rule county from imposing a tax on sweetened beverages based on volume sold. Provides that any county ordinance adopted on or before the effective date of the amendatory Act that imposes such a tax is void. ...
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2017-10-10
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
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
ILHB2433IntroAppropriates $14,189,699 to the Department of Natural Resources from the Abandoned Mined Lands Reclamation Council Federal Trust Fund for grants and contracts to conduct research, planning, and construction to eliminate hazards created by abandoned m...
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3737EngrossCreates the Government Cybersecurity Review Act. Creates the Division of Cybersecurity Inspection within the Department of Innovation and Technology. Provides that the Division shall review all websites operated by State agencies to determine whether...
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1606EngrossCreates the Department of Innovation and Technology Act to codify the changes made in Executive Order 2016-001. Creates the Department of Innovation and Technology. Abolishes the Information Technology Office (also known as the Office of the Chief In...
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2017-09-27
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2953PassAmends the Regional Transportation Authority Act. Provides that the Regional Transportation Authority Board shall adopt regulations to ensure that the construction or acquisition by the Authority or a Service Board other than the Chicago Transit Auth...
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2017-09-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0523
ILHB0162PassAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the angel investment credit.
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2017-09-18
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
ILHB2699PassAmends provisions of the Unemployment Insurance Act prohibiting the disclosure of information obtained from an individual or employing unit during the administration of the Act. In language providing that the prohibition does not apply to communicati...
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2017-09-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0484
ILHB1813VetoAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department shall establish a Networking for Success Program. Provides that the program shall assist small to mid-sized busi...
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2017-09-01
Bill Dead - No Positive Action Taken - Amendatory Veto
ILHB0679PassAmends the Communicable Disease Prevention Act. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall develop an informational brochure relating to meningococcal disease that contains specified information. Provides that the Department shall make the b...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0342
ILHB2698PassAmends the Build Illinois Act. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity may also make loans or equity investments to small businesses with moneys in the State Small Business Credit Initiative Fund (currently, the Department m...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0377
ILHB2559PassAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Makes a technical change in Section on petition to change name.
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0370
ILSB0707PassAmends the Personal Information Protection Act. Provides that a State agency that has been subject to a single breach or aggravated computer tampering to the security of its data shall submit a comprehensive report to the Attorney General and the Gen...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0412
ILHB0106PassAmends the Educator Licensure Article of the School Code. Provides that the holder of a master's degree in public administration who completes an additional 6 semester hours of internship in school business management from a regionally accredited ins...
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0288
ILHB2373PassAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that the court may order the sealing of the records of arrests or charges not initiated by arrest which result in an order of supervision or a conviction for a misdemeanor violation of public indecency...
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0284
ILHB0698PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Creates the Prisoner Entrepreneur Education Program Law. Provides that the Prisoner Entrepreneur Education Program shall be established as a 5-year pilot project to be instituted within the Department of Correc...
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0283
ILSB1869PassAmends the Legislative Information System Act. Provides that within one-year after the effective date of this amendatory Act, the Legislative Information System shall create a Spanish-language version of its website to provide legislative information...
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0320
ILSB1730PassAmends the Renter's Financial Responsibility and Protection Act. Provides that a rental car company may void a damage waiver if damage or loss to the rental vehicle results from the renter losing or otherwise failing to secure the rental vehicle's ke...
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0312
ILSB2012PassAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes the following changes with respect to the angel investment credit: (1) provides that the credit applies for taxable years ending on or before December 31, 2021 (currently, December 31, 2016); (2) increases th...
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0328
ILHB2361PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the City of Chicago may enact an ordinance providing for a noise monitoring system upon any portion of the roadway known as Lake Shore Drive. Defines "noise monitoring system". Effective immediately.
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2017-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0257
ILHB4085IntroAmends Public Act 100-21. Removes references to evidence-based funding and instead inserts references to general State aid. Repeals provisions for funding bilingual education and transitions to evidence-based funding. Makes changes to various line it...
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2017-08-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4080IntroAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that a unit of local government may not seek damages in connection with a temporary restraining order or preliminary injunction based upon a constitutional challenge to a tax. Provides that if a petition i...
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2017-08-21
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3396PassAmends the Illinois Joint Municipal Electric Power Act of the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that "eligible utilities" under the Act includes an electric cooperative which is an independent system operator within the electrical power system, a reg...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0177
ILSB1783PassAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act and the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that all or a portion of the income tax credit awarded for the restoration and preservation of a qualified historic structure located in a River Edge Redevelopment Zone may ...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0236
ILSB0587PassAmends the Hotel Operators' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that organizations that (i) are tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and (ii) rent, lease, or let rooms in a hotel located on property that is exempt from taxation un...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0213
ILHR0541PassRecognizes the 50th anniversary of the Sugar Grove Corn Boil.
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2017-08-16
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0569PassRepudiates and condemns white supremacists, neo-Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan, and any other group that espouses hate and seeks to undermine the ideals of Illinois and the nation. Condemns the acts of violence in Charlottesville as domestic terrorism. Cele...
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2017-08-16
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
ILHB1800PassAmends the Illinois Highway Code. Provides that a county board of a county that contracts with a person growing row crops on land adjacent to county highways to buy standing strips of the crops to remain in place to act as snow breaks along the highw...
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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0046
ILSB0189PassAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that when the victim is under 18 years of age at the time of the offense, a prosecution for criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual assault, predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, aggravat...
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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0080
ILSB0008PassAmends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides that the Executive Ethics Commission may (rather than shall) appoint procurement compliance monitors. Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Exempts certain contracts from the Code. Require...
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2017-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0043
ILHB0619PassAmends the Freedom of Information Act. Exempts from inspection and copying the following: records requested by a person committed to the Department of Corrections or a county jail, the disclosure of which would result in the risk of harm to any perso...
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2017-08-04
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0026
ILHB3063PassAmends the Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act. Makes changes to provisions concerning farmers' markets. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall work with the Farmers' Market Task Force to address farmers' market vendor complaints re...
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2017-08-04
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0035
ILHB3259EngrossAmends 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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB4027IntroAmends the Illinois Pension Code. In Articles 2, 14, 15, 16, and 17, requires active Tier 1 employees to elect either (i) to have automatic annual increases in retirement and survivor's annuities delayed and reduced or (ii) to maintain current benefi...
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2017-07-06
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) December 31, 2017
ILHB0816IntroAmends the Sex Offender Registration Act. Provides for registration under the Act of a person convicted of a battery when the court: (1) finds that the battery was sexually motivated as defined in the Sex Offender Management Board Act; and (2) in its...
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2017-06-30
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0025PassCreates the Illinois Legislative Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Task Force to study how and if the State of Illinois, county governments, and municipal governments can benefit from a transition to a blockchain based system for recordkeeping and se...
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2017-06-28
Adopted Both Houses
ILHR0361PassDesignates July 3, 2017 and July 3, 2018 as Illinois Citizens Re-entry Day, to be observed in recognition of Congressman Danny K. Davis' work in helping to provide ex-offenders with a second chance and opportunity to re-enter society as productive ci...
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2017-06-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
ILHR0497PassMourns the death of Philip Bader Elfstrom of Batavia.
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2017-06-21
Resolution Adopted
ILHB3044PassAmends the Prevailing Wage Act. Requires the Department of Labor to publish, by July 15 of each year on its official website, a prevailing wage schedule for each county in the State based upon the prevailing rate of wages investigated and ascertained...
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2017-06-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0002
ILHR0452PassRecognizes the 100th anniversary of the First Division and the First Division Museum at Cantigny for the important work they do to archive and present the military history of the First Division.
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2017-05-30
Resolution Adopted
ILHB3556IntroCreates the Transforming, Helping, and Reviving Illinois' Versatile Economy (THRIVE) Job Creation Tax Credit Act. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity shall award an income tax credit to taxpayers that meet certain criter...
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2017-05-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4052IntroCreates the Ethics in Patent Litigation Act. Prohibits an attorney from receiving any compensation directly or indirectly for legal services related to litigation derived from a patent owned by the attorney, either individually or through an entity o...
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2017-05-23
To House Rules Committee
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