Illinois Representative Keith Wheeler [R]

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ILHB4499IntroCreates the Public Duty Rule Codification Act. Contains legislative findings and a statement of legislative purpose. Provides that a local governmental entity and its employees owe no duty of care to individual members of the general public to provid...
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2018-04-03
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0665IntroCreates the Limitations on Actions for Negligent Hiring Act. Provides that a cause of action may not be brought against a party solely for hiring an employee or independent contractor who has been convicted of a nonviolent, non-sexual offense. Provid...
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2018-03-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5004IntroAmends the Illinois False Claims Act. Provides that no court has jurisdiction over a civil action relating to or involving a false claim regarding certain tax acts administered by the Department of Revenue unless the action is brought by the Attorney...
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2018-03-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5001IntroAmends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act to extend the Manufacturing Machinery and Equipment Exemption to production related tangible personal property. Provides that the t...
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2018-03-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5002IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax credit in an amount equal to 1% of the expenses claimed by the taxpayer as a federal income tax deduction pursuant to Section 179 of the Internal Revenue Code for the tax year. Provides that t...
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2018-03-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0027IntroStates the opinion of the Illinois House of Representatives that the proposed educational pension cost shift from the State of Illinois to local school districts, community colleges, and institutions of higher education is financially wrong.
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2018-03-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1773IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Secretary of State shall examine every licensed driver at least every 16 (rather than 8) years. Provides that except as otherwise provided in the Code, every driver's license issued under the Code s...
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2018-02-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0833PassMourns the death of Frank Coffman.
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2018-02-27
Resolution Adopted
ILHB5522IntroAmends the Nurse Practice Act. Makes a technical change concerning the short title of the Act.
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5295IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that the research and development applies on a permanent basis. Provides that the credit may be carried forward for a period of 20 years (instead of 5 years). Makes changes concerning the calculation of th...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0778PassCongratulates the National Federation of Independent Business on its 75th anniversary and recognizes its many substantial achievements on behalf of the business industry through these years.
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2018-02-07
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0754PassCongratulates the Batavia High School boys football team, the Bulldogs, on winning the 2017 Class 7A Boys Football State Championship.
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2018-02-06
Resolution Adopted
ILHB4498IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that the penalty for theft in which the offense is committed against a not-for-profit organization that is exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is one class highe...
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2018-02-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0715PassCongratulates Ginny Bateman on her retirement from the Oswegoland Park District as the Director of Recreation and Marketing.
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2018-01-30
Resolution Adopted
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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2018-01-03
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0867PassAmends 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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2017-12-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0571
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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2017-12-15
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1381PassAmends 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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2017-12-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0568
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
ILHR0148IntroOpposes any new taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages.
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2017-10-10
To House Rules Committee
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
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