Illinois Representative LaShawn Ford [D]

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ILSB2941EnrollAmends the Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness Act. With respect to the State Board of Education's competency-based, high school graduation requirements pilot program, provides that a school district may participate in the program for some or all o...
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2018-06-18
Sent to the Governor
ILHB5914IntroAmends the Freedom of Information Act to provide that in the case of sexual assault or sexual abuse by school district personnel, nothing in the Act prohibits a school district from disclosing disciplinary records of school district personnel. Amends...
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2018-06-18
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. David A. Welter
ILHB5202EnrollAmends the Governor's Office of Management and Budget Act. Creates the Youth Budget Commission is established within the Office with the goal of producing an annual youth budget fiscal scan. Sets forth the membership and terms of the Commission. Effe...
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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4922EnrollAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that it is an unlawful practice to offer to consumers at retail a rebate made on a stored-value card that charges dormancy fees or other post-issuance fees. Defines terms.
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2018-06-15
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
ILSB2433EnrollAmends the Currency Exchange Act. Defines "government assistance check", "government check", "payroll check", "printed", and "protected class". Provides additional considerations by the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation for determini...
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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4771EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Human Services and the Department of Healthcare and Family Services' Office of the Inspector General to perform the following actions to ensure that applicants submit completed applicati...
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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB5111EnrollCreates the Behavioral Health Workforce Act. Creates the Behavioral Health Education Center, administered by a teaching or research State university, or both. Provides that the Center shall be operational on or before July 1, 2019. Provides that the ...
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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2278EnrollAmends the Missing Persons Identification Act. Provides that the definition of "high-risk missing person" includes a person who is a veteran or active duty member of the United States Armed Forces, the National Guard, or any reserve component of the ...
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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2265EnrollAmends the Department of State Police Law. Requires the Department of State Police to compile and maintain an historic data repository relating to, among other missing persons, lost or missing individuals with developmental or intellectual disabiliti...
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2018-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4710EnrollAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. Provides that the Board of Trustees of a public university or community college district in this State may not enter into an agreement or allow ...
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2018-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4288EnrollAmends the Veterans Preference Act. Provides that persons who have been members of the National Guard of any state (rather than the Illinois National Guard) shall be given preference under the Act.
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2018-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4346EnrollAmends the School Code and various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. With respect to the requirement that the events of Black History be taught in every public elementary school and high school...
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2018-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1829EnrollAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning licensure of educators.
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2018-06-12
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0068IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning notices of cancellation.
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2018-06-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4524IntroAmends the School Code. With respect to school districts other than the Chicago school district, provides that at least once every 2 years at an in-service training program or at another appropriate time when school personnel are scheduled to be in a...
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2018-06-11
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1707EnrollAmends the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act. Provides that all persons providing medical cannabis related services under the Act for a cultivation center shall hold certification as a Certified Medical Cannabis Cultivation Cent...
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2018-06-08
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
ILHB4095PassAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that a consumer reporting agency may not impose a charge on a consumer for placing a freeze, removing a freeze, or temporarily lifting a freeze. Makes corresponding changes. Eff...
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2018-06-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0589
ILSB3411EnrollAmends the Stalking No Contact Order Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-06-08
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
ILHB5877EngrossCreates the Racial Impact Note Act. Provides that every bill which has or could have a disparate impact on racial and ethnic minorities, upon the request of any member, shall have prepared for it, before second reading in the house of introduction, a...
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2018-06-07
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0109PassAppropriates $2 from the General Revenue Fund to the Department of Natural Resources for its FY18 ordinary and contingent expenses. Effective July 1, 2017.
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2018-06-04
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0586
ILSB1502EngrossCreates 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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2018-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4146EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5201EnrollAmends the Counties Code. Creates a mechanics lien demand and referral pilot program. Provides that in counties with a code hearing unit, a recorder may adopt rules establishing a mechanics lien demand and referral process for residential property af...
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5813IntroCreates the Behavioral Healthcare Standards of Care Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2018-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4707EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-31
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILHB4165EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5752EnrollAmends the Public Utilities Act. Creates the Broadband Advisory Council Article in the Act. Creates the Broadband Advisory Council to explore ways to expand broadband access throughout the State, including unserved and underserved areas. Provides tha...
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4208EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB1620EngrossAmends the Illinois Highway Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning use of tax moneys.
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2018-05-31
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
ILHB4751EnrollAmends the State Treasurer Act. Modifies and reorganizes the provisions of a Section concerning the College Savings Pool. Provides that the State Treasurer may establish and administer a College Savings Pool as a qualified tuition program under the I...
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2018-05-31
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILHB4234EnrollCreates the Farmer Equity Act. Provides that the Department of Agriculture shall ensure the inclusion of socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers, including socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers in urbanized areas, in the development, adopti...
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB1010EnrollAmends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5721EnrollAmends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Adds to the definition of "school action". Provides that, beginning on July 1, 2019, the facility performance standards published by the district must include the performance standards of...
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2063EnrollAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Makes a technical change in the short title Section.
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5175EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2019, in fixing the salaries of teachers, a school board shall pay those who serve on a full-time basis a rate not less than $40,000 per year. Removes a provision providing for a periodic teach...
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5245EnrollAmends the Sexual Assault Survivors Emergency Treatment Act. Adds various provisions concerning requirements for hospitals and pediatric health care facilities in relation to pediatric sexual assault care. Provides that a hospital licensed under the ...
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0486EnrollAmends the Simplified Municipal Telecommunications Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning legislative intent.
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2362EnrollAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB3023EnrollCreates the Community-Law Enforcement Partnership for Deflection and Addiction Treatment Act. Allows a law enforcement agency to establish a program to facilitate contact between a person and a licensed substance abuse treatment provider for assessme...
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2213EngrossCreates the Illinois Workers' Rights and Worker Safety Act. Provides that except as authorized by State law enacted after January 1, 2017, a State agency may not amend or revise its rules relating to protection of workers' rights or worker safety in ...
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2018-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3115EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that grant amounts under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program may not vary on the basis of a TANF recipient's county of residence. Increases TANF grant amounts to: 30% of federal pov...
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2018-05-31
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
ILSB2904EnrollAmends the Physician Assistant Practice Act of 1987. Removes language providing that a collaborating physician may collaborate with a maximum of 5 full-time equivalent physician assistants. Amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987, removes language pr...
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0904EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-31
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILSB2641EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB3220EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB3514EngrossAmends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code. Provides that, in a school district with a population of more than 500,000 inhabitants, the principal and all school personnel who are regular members of an individualized education pr...
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2018-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) November 29, 2018
ILHB5020EnrollAmends the Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois Act. Provides that the Program Board created to administer the grant program authorized by the Act shall be comprised of 11 (rather than 21) members. Effective immediately.
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2018-05-31
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILHB2624EnrollCreates the Health Insurance Rate Review Act. Creates the independent quasi-judicial Health Insurance Rate Review Board to ensure insurance rates are reasonable and justified. Sets forth duties and prohibited activities concerning the Board. Creates ...
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0454EnrollAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title of the Act.
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0035EnrollAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-31
Passed Both Houses
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