Illinois Representative LaShawn Ford [D]

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ILHB4771VetoAmends 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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2018-08-15
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILSB3604PassCreates the Government Severance Pay Act. Provides that a unit of government that enters into a contract or employment agreement, or renewal or renegotiation of an existing contract or employment agreement, that contains a provision for severance pay...
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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0895
ILSB3222PassAmends the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title of the Code.
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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0891
ILHB5202PassAmends 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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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0818
ILHB4710VetoAmends 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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2018-08-13
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILHB5752PassAmends 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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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0833
ILHB4288PassAmends 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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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0826
ILHB4742PassAmends the School Code. Provides that, by January 1, 2019, the State Board of Education shall implement a program and adopt rules to allow school districts to supplement their substitute teacher recruitment for elementary and secondary schools with t...
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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0813
ILHB5771PassAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2018, any publicly funded early childhood program receiving Preschool for All Block Grant funds or Preschool for All Expansion Block Grant funds shall collect and review its chronic absence dat...
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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0819
ILSB2225PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides for the issuance of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm license plates to any Illinois resident who has earned the Southwest Asia Service Medal from the United States Armed Forces. Effective immediately.
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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0820
ILSB2278PassAmends 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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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0835
ILSB3170PassAmends the Pharmacy Practice Act and the Illinois Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. Provides that a prescription for medication other than controlled substances shall be valid for up to 15 months from the date issued for the purpose of refills, unless the...
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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0804
ILHB5020PassAmends 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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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0823
ILHB5341PassAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law, the court shall not deny a sealing or expungement petition because the petitioner has not satisfied an outstanding financial obligation established, imp...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0776
ILHB4226PassAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall develop, publish, and disseminate a brochure to educate the general public on the effects o...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0747
ILSB2281PassAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the purpose of the Entrepreneur Learner's Permit pilot program is to encourage and assist beginning entrepreneurs in starting n...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0785
ILHB5111PassCreates 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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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0767
ILHB5245PassAmends 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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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0775
ILSB0486PassAmends the Simplified Municipal Telecommunications Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning legislative intent.
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0781
ILSB2341PassAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0789
ILSB3232PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Creates a 5-year demonstration project within the Department of Human Services to provide an intensive workforce training program for entry level workers and a multi-generational healthy family initiative. Provide...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0806
ILHB4163EnrollAmends 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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2018-08-07
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4922VetoAmends 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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2018-08-03
Governor Vetoed
ILHB4377PassAmends the Child Passenger Protection Act. Provides that when any person is transporting a child in this State who is under the age of 2 years in a motor vehicle of the first division or motor vehicle of the second division weighing 9,000 pounds or l...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0672
ILHB5148PassAmends the School Code. Provides that course material and instruction in a sex education course shall include, with an emphasis on the workplace environment and life on a college campus, material and discussion on what constitutes sexual consent and ...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0684
ILHB5597PassAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits custodial sexual misconduct when he or she is an employee of a law enforcement agency and engages in sexual conduct or sexual penetration with a person who is in the custody of a law en...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0693
ILSB2433PassAmends 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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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0704
ILSB2606PassAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that each State agency entering into or maintaining a contract for the purchase of food under the Code shall adopt a policy that permits the donation of leftover food procured by State funds. Provides th...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0709
ILSB3015PassAmends the School Code. With regard to the self-administration and self-carry of asthma medication, provides that a school district, public school, charter school, or nonpublic school may authorize a school nurse or trained personnel to (i) provide u...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0726
ILSB2265PassAmends 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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2018-08-01
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0662
ILSB1829PassAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning licensure of educators.
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2018-07-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0645
ILHB4346PassAmends 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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2018-07-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0634
ILSB0020EnrollAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-07-18
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. John F. Curran
ILHB5932IntroCreates the Nelson Mandela Memorial Road Act. Provides that Illinois Route 50 between U.S. Route 45 in Kankakee, Illinois and U.S. Route 41 in Skokie, Illinois is designated as Mandela Road in honor of Nelson Mandela. Requires appropriate signs to be...
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2018-07-18
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
ILSB3128PassAmends the Design-Build Procurement Act. Provides that the Act is repealed on July 1, 2021 (currently, July 1, 2019). Effective immediately.
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2018-07-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0610
ILHB5332IntroCreates the Healthy Food Program Development Act. Provides that the Department of Agriculture may coordinate with the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to establish a Healthy Food Development Program to expand access to healthy foods in...
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2018-07-16
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2904PassAmends 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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2018-07-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0605
ILSB1286EngrossAmends the Domestic Captive Insurance Companies Article of the Illinois Insurance Code. Makes changes to provisions concerning definitions. Prohibits captive insurance companies from issuing certain types of insurance. Provides that the Department of...
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2018-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1467EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning first degree murder.
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2018-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0906IntroRecommends the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency withdraw its draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan. Recommends the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, prior to submitting the State of Illinois' final Beneficiary Mitigation Plant to the Trus...
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2018-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5567IntroAppropriates $12,500,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Department of Human Services for grants to the Illinois YouthBuild Coalition. Effective July 1, 2018.
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2018-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHR1098IntroCreates the Black History Curriculum Task Force to conduct an audit of every Illinois school district's history curriculum from K-12 to review the following: (1) Does the district's curricular material no matter the format contain a current unit on A...
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2018-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0127IntroDeclares November 1, 2018 as "Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day" in the State of Illinois.
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2018-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0068IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning notices of cancellation.
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2018-07-02
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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2018-07-01
To Senate Assignments 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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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
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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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
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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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
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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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
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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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
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