Illinois Representative LaShawn Ford [D]

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ILHJR0043IntroMakes 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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2020-09-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5826IntroCreates the Police Department Nonlethal Force Policy Act. Provides that the Illinois State Police, Secretary of State Police Department, and each mass transit district police force, university police force, county sheriff's office, and municipal poli...
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2020-09-11
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Lakesia Collins
ILHR0433PassUrges that violence be labeled as a disease and treated as a public health crisis.
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2020-08-31
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
ILHB0004IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that doula services shall be covered under the medical assistance program. Sets forth certain certification and training requirements a doula must satisfy to qualify for ...
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2020-08-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4954IntroAmends the School Code. Adds as commemorative holidays January 15 (to be known as Humanitarian Day and observed as a day of respect for the principles of human and civil rights and to involve the use of the color white as a visual affirmation to prac...
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2020-08-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4692IntroAmends the Medical Practice Act of 1987. Provides that a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches may collaborate with a physician assistant if specified requirements are met for a collaborative agreement. Provides that a collabora...
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2020-08-12
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0471PassAmends the Public Employee Disability Act. Provides that upon the occurrence of circumstances which would hinder the physical recovery from an injury of an eligible employee within the one-year period as required under the Act, the eligible employee ...
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2020-08-07
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0651
ILHB2468IntroAmends the Consumer Installment Loan Act. Defines "title-secured loan". Provides that for title-secured loans entered into or renewed on or after the effective date of the Act: (i) a licensee shall not contract for or receive a charge exceeding 36% a...
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2020-07-24
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4837IntroCreates the Employee Background Fairness Act. Provides that an employer may not refuse to hire an individual and may not discharge an individual because of the individual's criminal history unless the individual has one or more convictions and there ...
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2020-07-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5811IntroAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Deletes language providing that the interest on judgments arising by operation of law from child support orders shall be calculated by applying one-twelfth of the current statutory interest rate as provided in the ...
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2020-07-14
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
ILHB0025IntroCreates the Eliminate Racial Profiling Act. Provides that no law enforcement agent or law enforcement agency shall engage in racial profiling. Allows the State or a person injured by racial profiling to enforce the racial profiling provision in a civ...
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2020-07-09
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0861IntroUrges the Illinois General Assembly and the United States Congress to explore a new, domestic investment plan to promote economic growth and recovery in targeted African American communities.
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2020-07-09
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Murphy
ILHB3469EngrossAmends the Flag Display Act. Provides that no State institution or agency may purchase any American flags or Illinois State flags (currently, only American flags) except those manufactured in the United States of America.
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2020-06-24
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0045IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that a person must be 17 years of age or older (currently, 18 years of age or older) to circulate petitions for nomination.
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0194IntroAmends the Revised Cities and Villages Act of 1941. Establishes a procedure for an election to recall the Mayor of Chicago. Effective immediately.
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0184IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax checkoff for the Mental Health Income Tax Checkoff Fund. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Fund. Provides that moneys in the Fund may be used by the Department of Public Health for th...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0182IntroCreates the Isolated Confinement Restriction Act. Provides that a committed person may not be placed in isolated confinement for more than 10 consecutive days. Provides that a committed person may not be placed in isolated confinement for more than 1...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0204IntroAmends the Senior Citizens and Persons with Disabilities Property Tax Relief Act by reinstituting the pharmaceutical assistance program that was eliminated by Public Act 97-689 and changing the short title to the Senior Citizens and Persons with Disa...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0183IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. In a Section granting a homestead exemption to veterans with disabilities, provides that property that is used as a qualified residence by a veteran who was a member of the United States Armed Forces during World War II ...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0049IntroAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that records of charges that result in an acquittal or dismissal with prejudice, except for minor traffic offenses, may be immediately expunged after the final disposition of the case. Provides that up...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0187IntroAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that records of charges that result in an acquittal or dismissal with prejudice, except for minor traffic offenses, may be immediately expunged after the final disposition of the case. Provides that up...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0203IntroCreates the No Representation Without Population Act. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall collect and maintain an electronic record of the legal residence, outside of any correctional facility, and other demographic data for each person...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2494IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that a responsible relative shall be provided notice on 3 separate occasions before the suspension of the driver's license of the responsible relative. Provides that the first 2 notices shall be issued by...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0185IntroAmends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. To the list of purposes of the Act, adds recognizing that the involvement of each parent for equal time is presumptively in the children's best interests. Deletes language providing that n...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0027IntroCreates the Vocational Academy Opportunity Act. Creates 2 vocational academies, one located in Cook County and the other in a downstate county, which shall be residential institutions. Provides that each academy shall be a State agency, funded by Sta...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2533IntroCreates the Transportation Benefit Program Act. Provides that an employer that is situated in Cook County and for which an average of 20 or more full-time employees work for compensation shall offer a program that allows a covered employee to elect t...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3090IntroCreates the Reporting of Deaths in Custody Act. Provides that in any case in which a person dies while in the custody of: (1) any law enforcement agency, (2) a local or State correctional facility in the State, or (3) a peace officer or as a result o...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3340IntroAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Contains a declaration of policy and intent. Requires the Department of Human Services, in partnership with specified State agencies, to develop and implement a plan to phase out, by July 1, 2024, authoriz...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHJRCA0033IntroProposes to amend the Suffrage and Elections Article of the Illinois Constitution. Provides that the General Assembly may by law provide for the right to vote of a person convicted of a felony, or otherwise under sentence in a correctional institutio...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2604IntroCreates the Safe Patient Limits Act. Provides the maximum number of patients that may be assigned to a registered nurse in specified situations. Provides that nothing shall preclude a facility from assigning fewer patients to a registered nurse than ...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0357IntroDirects the Illinois Gaming Board to conduct a disparity study on whether minority and women-owned businesses face any barriers that prevent their equitable participation in the business of legalized sports wagering.
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3347IntroAmends the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Act. Requires the Authority to produce a monthly Pretrial Order Report, Pretrial Bail Proceeds Report, and Pretrial Custody and Release Report. Specifies requirements for these reports. Provides that t...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1379EngrossReinserts the provisions of Senate Amendment 1 with changes. Removes conforming changes concerning income and expense data, but retains the new Article concerning income-producing property. Provides that the term "income and expense data" include spe...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3849IntroAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that notwithstanding the eligibility requirements regarding expungement, a petitioner is eligible to petition the circuit court to expunge all records that have been sealed 3 years after the petitioner...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3866IntroAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that an action to collect a debt arising from a violation of a municipal ordinance may not be filed more than 7 years after the date of the alleged violation.
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3879IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that a person who, in good faith, seeks or obtains emergency medical assistance for someone experiencing an overdose shall not be deemed to violate his or her conditions of aftercare release (for a juv...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3889IntroAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Provides that the requirements for transmitting information to the central repository under the Prescription Monitoring Program also apply to opioid treatment programs that prescribe Schedule II, III, IV...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3905IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person who intentionally misrepresents an animal as a service animal commits a petty offense. Provides that a person commits intentional misrepresentation of an animal as a service animal when the per...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3975IntroAmends the School Code. Prohibits a school district employee or volunteer or an independent contractor of a school district from placing a student in seclusion; defines seclusion. Provides that this prohibition does not apply to the use of seclusion ...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4070IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that a person who has been convicted of an offense and sentenced to a term of imprisonment for a felony or misdemeanor and who is serving or has served his or her sentence of imprisonment (rathe...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4064IntroCreates the Higher Education Fair Admissions Act. Provides that a public institution of higher education may not require applicants to submit standardized college admissions test scores to the institution as a part of the admissions process. Provides...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4377IntroAmends the Election Code. Repeals provisions that prohibit a person that is serving a sentence of confinement in any penal institution from voting until his or her release from confinement. Effective January 1, 2021.
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2710IntroCreates the Behavior Analyst Licensing Act. Provides for licensure of behavior analysts and assistant behavior analysts. Creates the Advisory Board of Behavior Analysts. Provides qualifications for licensure application, including for those who have ...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4403IntroAmends the Illinois Credit Union Act. Provides that the Director of the Division of Financial Institutions of the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation may accept an examination of a credit union made by the credit union's share insurer...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4379IntroAmends the University of Illinois Act with respect to a Section requiring the Government Finance Research Center to issue a water rates report. Provides that the water rates report for the Lake Michigan service area of northeastern Illinois must be i...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4378IntroAppropriates $318,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois for a water rates report. Effective immediately.
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4683IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that a pupil enrolled in the elementary grades in a public school or other educational institution supported or maintained in whole or in part by public funds shall be required to memorize a passage from the Declarati...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3908IntroAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that the Illinois State Police and all law enforcement agencies within the State shall automatically expunge all criminal history records of an arrest or charge not initiated by arrest for driving unde...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4953IntroAmends the Criminal Identification Act concerning expungement. Provides for automatic expungement of law enforcement records, criminal history records, and court records of all persons whose arrest or charge not initiated by arrest resulted in releas...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5033IntroAmends the Revised Cities and Villages Act of 1941. Removes a requirement that each petition for a nomination for mayor, city clerk, or city treasurer in the City of Chicago must be signed by at least 12,500 legal voters of the City of Chicago.
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
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