Illinois Representative LaShawn Ford [D]

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ILSB3117EngrossAmends the Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse and Dependency Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to develop and maintain an online registry for recovery residences that operate in Illinois to serve as a referral resource for individuals seeki...
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2018-12-04
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5998IntroAmends the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that a law enforcement agency may not electronically provide or publish booking photographs unless: (1) the booking photograph is posted to social media to assist in the search for a missing person or t...
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2018-12-03
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4743PassAmends 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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2018-11-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1140
ILHB3418PassAmends 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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2018-11-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1133
ILHB4771PassAmends 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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2018-11-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1141
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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2018-11-30
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2367EngrossAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that records of conviction for a non-violent offense or a criminal offense that did not result in bodily harm or death to another person may be sealed 10 years after the termination of the petitioner's...
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2018-11-29
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
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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2018-11-29
Bill Dead - No Positive Action Taken - Amendatory Veto
ILHB5175FailAmends 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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2018-11-29
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILSB2376FailAmends the Property Assessed Clean Energy Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-11-29
Total Veto Stands
ILSB2830FailAmends 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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2018-11-29
Total Veto Stands
ILSB0904PassAmends 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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2018-11-29
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1117
ILHR1098PassCreates 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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2018-11-29
Resolution Adopted as Amended 105-000-000
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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2018-11-29
Bill Dead - Amendatory Veto
ILSB3430EngrossAmends the Property Tax Code. In provisions concerning tax objections based on budget or appropriation ordinances, provides that no objection to any property tax levied by any municipality or county (rather than by any municipality) shall be sustaine...
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2018-11-29
Third Reading - Short Debate - Passed 106-000-000
ILSB1328EnrollAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the $25 assessment for drug related offenses appropriated to and administered by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority shall be distributed to fund Department of State Police drug ta...
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2018-11-28
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4096FailAmends 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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2018-11-28
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
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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2018-11-28
Bill Dead - No Positive Action Taken - Amendatory Veto
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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2018-11-28
Bill Dead - No Positive Action Taken - Amendatory Veto
ILHB4290FailMakes appropriations to various agencies for prior year costs for personal services and State contributions to Social Security. Effective immediately .
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2018-11-28
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHB4922FailAmends 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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2018-11-28
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHB4310EngrossAmends the Department of Veterans' Affairs Act. Provides that a Veterans Home shall notify the residents of the Veterans Home, the families of residents at the Veterans Home, employees of the Veterans Home, and individuals working on contract at the ...
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2018-11-28
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading November 29, 2018
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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2018-11-28
Bill Dead - No Positive Action Taken - Amendatory Veto
ILHB4165FailAmends 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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2018-11-28
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
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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2018-11-28
Bill Dead - No Positive Action Taken - Amendatory Veto
ILHB5481FailAmends 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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2018-11-28
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHB1858IntroAmends the General Assembly Organization Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the deposit of books, bills, documents, and papers with the Secretary of State.
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2018-11-28
Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
ILSB2572FailAmends 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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2018-11-28
Total Veto Stands
ILSB3220FailAmends 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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2018-11-28
Total Veto Stands
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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2018-11-28
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2624FailCreates 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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2018-11-28
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILSB0035FailAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-11-28
Total Veto Stands
ILHB1594EnrollAmends the Equal Pay Act of 2003. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning enforcement.
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2018-11-28
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0982EnrollAmends the Open Meetings Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning definitions.
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2018-11-28
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0580EnrollAmends the Trusts and Trustees Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning small trust termination.
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2018-11-28
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
ILHR1070IntroDirects the Illinois State Board of Education 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 in any format contain a current unit on African Am...
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2018-11-27
Motion to Suspend Rule 21 - Prevailed
ILHB1252EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction.
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2018-11-20
Re-assigned to Education
ILHJR0140IntroDirects the Auditor General to conduct a performance audit of the Illinois State Police Division of Forensic Services.
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2018-11-16
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-11-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHR1017PassRecognizes that there are significant disparities in college degree completion rates for low-income and first generation college students and students of color at institutions across the State. Commits to closing statewide racial and socioeconomic de...
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2018-11-15
Resolution Adopted
ILHB5989IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that beginning July 1, 2019, the Department of Human Services shall increase the reimbursement rates for all child care services to the 75th percentile of the 2018 child care market rates for each geograp...
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2018-11-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5990IntroAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of the Act to the contrary, a person shall be eligible to have any record sealed, regardless of eligibility under the Act upon the termination of the petitioner...
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2018-11-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0127EngrossDeclares November 1, 2018 as "Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day" in the State of Illinois.
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2018-11-13
Resolution Adopted
ILHR1213PassMourns the death of Dan Bigg.
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2018-11-13
Resolution Adopted
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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2018-11-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHR1234PassCongratulates St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago on its 100th anniversary.
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2018-11-13
Resolution Adopted
ILHR1277PassMourns the death of Phillip Jackson of Chicago, founder of The Black Star Project.
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2018-11-13
Resolution Adopted
ILSB0275EngrossAmends the Illinois AgrAbility Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-11-09
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-11-07
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-11-07
To House Rules Committee
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