Illinois Representative LaShawn Ford [D]

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ILHB4276IntroAmends the Invest in Kids Act. Provides that the term "qualified school" means a non-public school located in Illinois that is registered with the State Board of Education on or before June 30, 2018 or is recognized as a qualified non-public school b...
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2018-01-19
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0757IntroCongratulates Colonel JoAnn D. Johnson on her retirement from the Illinois State Police.
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2018-01-19
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
ILHR0740IntroCongratulates the Knox County Farm Bureau on its 100 year anniversary and its success and diligence in serving local farmers.
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2018-01-19
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
ILHB4205IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that a school board shall require its schools to connect at-risk students in need of behavioral health support and all students with an individualized education program to either community-based or in-school behaviora...
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2018-01-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4113IntroAmends 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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2018-01-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4095EngrossAmends 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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2018-01-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1707EngrossAmends 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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2018-01-03
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0735IntroUrges the Congress of the United States to enact legislation that would require the manufacturers of replica guns to design them to be clearly distinguishable from real firearms.
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2018-01-03
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
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
ILSB0868PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Secretary of State shall offer to each applicant for issuance or renewal of a driver's license or identification card who is 16 years of age or older (rather than 18 years of age or older) the oppor...
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2017-12-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0566
ILHJR0069IntroCreates the Fair and Equitable Assessment of Property Task Force to study issues of assessment equity and fairness, and make recommendations that will ensure accountable and efficient delivery of uniform and transparent property valuations for proper...
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2017-12-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0071IntroCreates the State Financial Crisis Task Force to address all appropriate means of cutting
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2017-12-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0648IntroReconstitutes the Firearm Public Awareness Task Force.
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2017-12-15
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0225EngrossAmends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-12-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4096IntroAmends 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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2017-12-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4107IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes it unlawful to deliver, sell, or purchase or cause to be delivered, sold, or purchased or cause to be possessed by another, an assault weapon, assault weapon attachment, .50 caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartri...
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2017-12-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0548IntroDeclares August 5, 2017 as "State Rep. Monique D. Davis Day" in the State of Illinois.
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2017-12-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2462FailAmends 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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2017-12-11
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILSB0851EngrossAmends the Illinois Local Library Act. Provides that a library board of trustees' statement of financial requirements necessary for the next year and any amount the library board believes will be necessary to levy taxes for the library's next fiscal ...
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2017-12-10
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHJR0083PassUrges those in government to commit to working to change the culture that breeds sexual harassment.
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2017-11-20
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
ILSB0402PassAmends the Open Meetings Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning definitions.
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2017-11-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0554
ILHB4146IntroAmends 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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2017-11-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4161IntroAmends 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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2017-11-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0702IntroUrges the Illinois Supreme Court to require training for prosecutors, judges, and defense attorneys about racial discrimination and profiling.
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2017-11-14
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
ILSB1657EngrossCreates the Gun Dealer Licensing Act. Provides that it is unlawful for a person to engage in the business of selling, leasing, or otherwise transferring firearms without a license issued by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Pro...
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2017-11-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0302PassAmends the Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits Act. Provides that "policy" includes a policy that has lapsed or been terminated. Requires insurers to, at no later than the date of policy delivery or the establishment of an account, and upon any change ...
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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0543
ILHB2977PassAmends the School Code. Provides that every public elementary school and high school shall include in its curriculum a unit of instruction practicing writing in cursive.
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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0548
ILHB3419PassAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that an expatriate corporation shall be considered a non-resident bidder for purposes of the Code. Provides that no business or member of a unitary business group shall submit a bid for or enter into a c...
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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0551
ILSB0776PassAmends the Predatory Lending Database Article of the Residential Real Property Disclosure Act. Changes the definition of "counseling" and "originator". Provides that each certificate of compliance with the Article or certificate of exemption must con...
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2017-11-09
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Andy Manar
ILHB2394IntroAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities in Illinois and the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, a student who meets the requirements concerni...
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2017-11-08
House Floor Amendment No. 4 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
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
ILHB1252EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction.
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2017-11-08
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1351PassAmends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-11-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0540
ILSB1720FailAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Prohibits any person or business that violates the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act, the Minimum Wage Law, the Illinois Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, the Employee Classification Act, ...
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2017-11-08
Total Veto Stands
ILSB1353FailAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that for a person who is a resident in a facility licensed under the ID/DD Community Care Act, the Community-Integrated Living Arrangements Licensure and Certification Ac...
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2017-11-08
Total Veto Stands
ILSB0081FailAmends the Minimum Wage Law. Excludes from the definition of "employee" an employee employed as a player who is 28 years old or younger, a manager, a coach, or an athletic trainer by a minor league professional baseball team not affiliated with a maj...
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2017-11-08
Total Veto Stands
ILSB0453EngrossAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title of the Act.
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2017-11-08
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
ILHR0530PassUrges Illinois communities to become involved in the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation's "Wall of Faces" project to help locate pictures of soldiers whose photos were lost.
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2017-11-08
Resolution Adopted as Amended
ILHJR0086PassUrges those in state government to commit to working to change the culture of racism within state government.
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2017-11-07
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
ILHB4134IntroAmends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides for the implementation of a sexual harassment training program to be completed by specified State officials and employees, and to be conducted by the appropriate State agency of those Stat...
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2017-11-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4152IntroAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity shall administer the Business to Business Revolving Loan Fund. Provides tha...
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2017-11-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3167FailAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Human Services to conduct and regularly update a study on the early childhood workforce at least once every 3 years. Provides that the study shall: (i) describe the professional developm...
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2017-10-27
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHB3449FailCreates the Geolocation Privacy Protection Act. Defines "geolocation information", "location-based application", and "private entity". Provides that a private entity may not collect, use, store, or disclose geolocation information from a location-bas...
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2017-10-27
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHB2622FailAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. In the provision concerning the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission Operations Fund surcharge, provides that after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Director of Insurance shall make one or more lo...
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2017-10-27
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHR0592PassUrges Governor Bruce Rauner to declare a state of emergency in Illinois due to the ongoing heroin crisis. Urges the Director of the Department of Public Health, Nirav Shah, to create a comprehensive plan to combat the heroin crisis. Urges the State o...
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2017-10-26
Resolution Adopted
ILHB4139IntroAmends 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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2017-10-26
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4117IntroAmends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that no person may acquire or possess any pre-packaged explosive components within this State without having in his or her possession a Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued ...
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2017-10-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
ILHR0622PassRecognize David C. Penn, Ph.D., on 50 years of serving in the ministry.
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2017-10-24
Resolution Adopted
ILHB4133IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that a committed person to the Department of Corrections or the Department of Juvenile Justice shall be assigned to an institution or facility in so far as practicable in accordance with the committed ...
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2017-10-24
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4111IntroAmends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that the following items are exempt from the taxes under those Acts when purchased for use by a person who (i) is 65 year...
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2017-10-16
To House Rules Committee
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