Illinois Representative LaShawn Ford [D]

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ILHB5970IntroCreates the Safe Spaces in Public Places Act. Defines terms. Provides that beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year, each institution of higher learning must install and operate a walk-through metal detector at each public entrance of the instituti...
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2018-10-17
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
ILHB5973IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that a peace officer shall not stop any person in a public place for a reasonable period of time when the officer reasonably infers from the circumstances that the person is committing, is about...
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2018-10-15
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
ILHB5974IntroAmends 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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2018-10-15
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
ILHR1216IntroDirects the Auditor General to conduct an audit of the average denial rate of hospitals throughout Illinois in both the fee-for-service and managed care programs, with at least 50% of the audit consisting of safety-net and critical access hospitals.
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2018-10-09
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
ILHB5963IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2019, a family eligible for child care services whose income is at or below 185% of the most recent United States Department of Health and Human Services Federal Poverty Guidelines...
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2018-10-05
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
ILHR1234IntroCongratulates St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago on its 100th anniversary.
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2018-09-28
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
ILHJR0140IntroDirects the Auditor General to conduct a performance audit of the Illinois State Police Division of Forensic Services.
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2018-09-27
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
ILHB4163VetoAmends the Equal Pay Act of 2003. Prohibits an employer from: (i) screening job applicants based on their wage or salary history, (ii) requiring that an applicant's prior wages satisfy minimum or maximum criteria, and (iii) requesting or requiring as...
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2018-09-21
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILHR1213IntroMourns the death of Dan Bigg.
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2018-09-10
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
ILSB0904VetoAmends 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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2018-08-28
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILSB2641VetoAmends 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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2018-08-28
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILHB4290VetoMakes appropriations to various agencies for prior year costs for personal services and State contributions to Social Security. Effective immediately .
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2018-08-26
Governor Vetoed
ILHB4208VetoAmends 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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2018-08-26
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILSB3220VetoAmends 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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2018-08-26
Governor Vetoed
ILHB2624VetoCreates 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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2018-08-26
Governor Vetoed
ILHB4146PassAmends 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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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1052
ILHB5201PassAmends 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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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1061
ILHB4165VetoAmends 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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2018-08-24
Governor Vetoed
ILHB5696PassCreates the Bridge Program for Underrepresented Students Act. Defines terms. Provides that each public university in this State may establish a Bridge Program for underrepresented students. Specifies program requirements. Provides that a public unive...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1063
ILHB5868PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Permits a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance or managed care plan amended, delivered, issued, or renewed on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act to provide coverage for residen...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1065
ILHB5175VetoAmends 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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2018-08-24
Governor Vetoed
ILSB2376VetoAmends the Property Assessed Clean Energy Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-24
Governor Vetoed
ILSB2830VetoAmends the Election Code. Requires that the trustees for the Fox Metro Water Reclamation District be elected at consolidated elections. Provides that where a nomination for election is to be made for a trustee of the Fox Metro Water Reclamation Distr...
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2018-08-24
Governor Vetoed
ILSB0211PassAmends the Video Gaming Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1068
ILSB0020PassAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1066
ILSB0035VetoAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-24
Governor Vetoed
ILHB4234PassCreates 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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2018-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1039
ILHB2063PassAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Makes a technical change in the short title Section.
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2018-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1037
ILSB2362PassAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1047
ILSB1707PassAmends 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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2018-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1024
ILHB1010PassAmends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1027
ILSB3023PassCreates 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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2018-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1025
ILHB3920PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a person who drives or is in actual physical control of a motor vehicle on any highway of this State when his or her driver's license, permit, or privilege to drive is revoked or suspended due to an unp...
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1004
ILHB5104VetoAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Deletes provision that the Department of Corrections shall require the committed person receiving medical or dental services on a non-emergency basis to pay a $5 co-payment to the Department for each visit for ...
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2018-08-21
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILSB3214PassCreates the Pollinator Friendly Solar Site Act. Provides that an owner of a ground-mounted solar site may follow practices that: (1) provide native perennial vegetation and foraging habitat which is beneficial to game birds, songbirds, and pollinator...
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1022
ILSB3049PassAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to reimburse psychiatrists, federally qualified health centers as defined in the Social Security Act, clinical psychologi...
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1019
ILSB2951PassCreates the Early Mental Health and Addictions Treatment Act. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, and other specified agencies and entities, to develop a pilot program under which a qualifying adolescent or young adult may rece...
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1016
ILSB3081PassAmends the Housing Authorities Act. Requires each Housing Authority to provide, upon request by the State, a list of all applicants waiting for admission to any public housing or housing project operated by the Housing Authority, including informatio...
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1021
ILHB4096VetoAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall require each Medicaid Managed Care Organization to list as preferred on the Medicaid Managed Care Organization...
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2018-08-20
Governor Vetoed
ILHB4743VetoAmends the Equal Pay Act of 2003. Provides that no employer may discriminate between employees by paying wages to an African-American employee at a rate less than the rate at which the employer pays wages to another employee who is not African-Americ...
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2018-08-20
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILHB4707PassAmends 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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2018-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0989
ILHB3418VetoAmends the Counties Code and Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a county or municipality may create an urban agricultural zones (UAZ) composed of organizations or persons who grow produce or other agricultural products; who raise livestock or pou...
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2018-08-20
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILSB3411PassAmends the Stalking No Contact Order Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1000
ILSB0454PassAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title of the Act.
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2018-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0993
ILHB5721PassAmends 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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2018-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0965
ILHB5481VetoAmends the School Code. Provides that, no later than day 60 of instruction in each school year, a school board shall report to the State Board of Education for kindergarten through grade 12 classes certain information about actively employed teachers...
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2018-08-19
Governor Vetoed
ILSB2654PassAmends the School Code. Requires the school board of a school district to include information about influenza and influenza vaccinations in accordance with the latest recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers ...
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2018-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0977
ILSB2925PassAmends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board shall develop or approve a curriculum for a certified training program for school resource officers which shall consist of at least 40 hours ...
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2018-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0984
ILSB2572VetoAmends the School Code. Provides that an approved waiver from or modification to a physical education mandate may remain in effect for a period not to exceed 2 school years (rather than 5 school years like other mandate waivers) and may be renewed no...
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2018-08-19
Governor Vetoed
ILHB4469VetoAmends the Election Code. Provides that each election authority shall collaborate with the county jail within the jurisdiction of the election authority to facilitate voting by mail for voters eligible to vote in the county who are confined or detain...
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2018-08-17
Governor Amendatory Veto
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