Illinois Representative LaShawn Ford [D] | House

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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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2017-12-13
To House Rules 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
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
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
ILHB2462VetoAmends 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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2017-11-09
Override Governor Veto - Senate Lost 029-017-001
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
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
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
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
ILHR0648IntroReconstitutes the Firearm Public Awareness Task Force.
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2017-11-08
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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2017-11-08
To Senate Assignments Committee
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
ILHR0548IntroDeclares August 5, 2017 as "State Rep. Monique D. Davis Day" in the State of Illinois.
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2017-11-08
To House State Government Administration Committee
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
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
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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2017-10-31
To House Judiciary - Criminal 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
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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2017-10-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
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
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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2017-10-17
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILHJR0071IntroCreates the State Financial Crisis Task Force to address all appropriate means of cutting
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2017-10-17
To House Revenue & Finance 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
ILHB0387IntroAmends the Limited Liability Company Act. Reduces some fees in the fee schedule for limited liability companies filing documents with the Secretary of State to match the fees for similar documents in the fee schedule for corporations. Effective immed...
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2017-10-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4087IntroCreates the Abolition of Confederate Symbols Act. Provides that no public body shall display the Battle Flag of the Confederacy, otherwise known as the "Confederate Flag", or any other similar image, on any public property or land in the State unless...
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2017-10-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4089IntroAmends the School Code. Creates the Tax Credit Scholarship Commission. Provides for the membership of the Commission. Provides that the Commission shall set standards for the tax credit scholarship program created under the Invest in Kids Act, gather...
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2017-10-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0211IntroAppropriates $250,000,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Illinois Housing Development Authority for grants to municipalities with a population over 1,000,000 for the rehabilitation of vacant and abandoned residential housing. Provides that fund...
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0210IntroMakes appropriations to the Department of Human Services for the Child Care Assistance Program and for grants associated with employment and training programs and other social services . Effective July 1, 201 7 .
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1798IntroMakes appropriations for personnel-related expenditures for various state agencies.
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1774EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the Chicago Board of Education starting with the 2019 consolidated election. Makes related changes. Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Provides that a person shall be ...
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3691EngrossAmends the State Treasurer Act. Creates the Illinois Higher Education Savings Program. Provides for the implementation of and requirements for the Program. Provides for the State Treasurer's duties under the Program. Provides that the State Treasurer...
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4008IntroAppropriates $56,000,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Office of the Secretary of State for 28 non-competitively awarded grants, each in the amount of $2,000,000, to community-based organizations based entirely within 28 specified Representati...
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0139IntroCreates the Fair and Equitable Assessment of Property Task Force.
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0303PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that it is an aggravating factor in sentencing that the defendant committed the offense of driving while under the influence of alcohol, other drug or drugs, intoxicating compound or compounds or any c...
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2017-09-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0512
ILHB0311PassCreates the Network Adequacy and Transparency Act. Provides that administrators and insurers, prior to going to market, must file with the Department of Insurance for review and approval a description of the services to be offered through a network p...
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2017-09-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0502
ILHB3060PassAmends the Vital Records Act. Provides that specified fees for birth record searches or certified copies of birth records shall be waived for all requests made by a homeless person whose status is verified by specified human services, legal services,...
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2017-09-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0506
ILHB3791PassAmends the Illinois Securities Law of 1953. Includes certain agents of title insurance companies and registered broker-dealers and registered investment advisors within the scope of the term "qualified escrowee". With respect to certain exempt transa...
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2017-09-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0507
ILHB0213PassCreates the School Choice Act. Provides findings and declarations of policy. Establishes the School Choice Program. Provides that under the program the custodian of a qualifying pupil is entitled to a School Choice Scholarship to pay for qualified ed...
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2017-09-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0466
ILHB3161PassAmends the Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse and Dependency Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to create and maintain a website to educate the public on heroin and prescription opioid abuse. Provides that at a minimum, the website shall inc...
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2017-09-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0494
ILHB2647PassAmends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Contains provisions concerning the establishment of various programs and services for the benefit of veterans including a proactive outreach program for veterans that served in high casualty units, in un...
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2017-09-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0482
ILHB1785PassAmends the Vital Records Act. Defines "intersex condition", "licensed health care professional", and "licensed mental health professional". Changes provisions concerning the issuance of new birth certificates for individuals that have undergone gende...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0360
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