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ILHB2376IntroCreates the Family Leave Insurance Program Act. Requires the Department of Labor to establish and administer a Family Leave Insurance Program that provides family leave insurance benefits to eligible employees who take unpaid family leave to care for...
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2018-04-20
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
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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2018-04-20
House Committee Amendment No. 2 Housing Affordability Impact Note Filed as Amended
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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2018-04-20
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
ILHB5202IntroAmends 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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2018-04-20
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4290IntroMakes appropriations to various agencies for prior year costs for personal services and State contributions to Social Security. Effective immediately .
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2018-04-20
To House Executive Committee
ILHB5341IntroAmends 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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2018-04-20
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
ILHB4922IntroAmends 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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2018-04-20
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven A. Andersson
ILHB4165IntroAmends 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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2018-04-20
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILHB4710IntroAmends 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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2018-04-20
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5340IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the amendatory Act may be referred to as the License to Work Act. Deletes language providing that all notices sent to a person involved in administrative adjudications, hearings, and final orders shall ...
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2018-04-20
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5752IntroAmends 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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2018-04-20
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Public Utilities Committee; 012-000-000
ILHB4965EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. In provisions concerning the child care assistance program, provides that a family's eligibility for child care services shall be redetermined no sooner than 12 months following the initial determination or most r...
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2018-04-20
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
ILHB4288EngrossAmends 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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2018-04-20
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
ILHJR0121IntroDesignates the section of North Avenue in Chicago from its intersection with Central Avenue to its intersection with Cicero Avenue as the "Harriet Tubman Memorial Avenue".
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2018-04-20
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5597EngrossAmends 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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2018-04-20
Third Reading - Short Debate - Passed 100-000-000
ILHB4855EngrossAmends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Defines "patient" for purposes of the Act. Provides that renewal applications shall be approved or denied within 60 business days, provided the applicant submitted his or her renewal application prio...
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2018-04-20
Third Reading - Short Debate - Passed 097-004-000
ILHR1007IntroRecognizes National Women of Achievement, Inc.
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2018-04-20
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
ILHB5104IntroAmends 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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2018-04-20
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4226IntroAmends 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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2018-04-20
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven A. Andersson
ILHB2367IntroAmends 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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2018-04-19
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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2018-04-19
Placed on Calendar Order of Resolutions
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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2018-04-19
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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2018-04-19
Placed on Calendar Order of Resolutions
ILHR0816IntroDirects the Auditor General to conduct a performance audit on the Department of Central Management Services to review and assess whether the Department's automated multiple choice exams for State employment are racially biased.
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2018-04-19
Placed on Calendar Order of Resolutions
ILHB4469IntroAmends 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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2018-04-19
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Nick Sauer
ILHB5201EngrossAmends 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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2018-04-19
Placed on Calendar Order of First Reading April 23, 2018
ILHB4707IntroAmends 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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2018-04-19
House Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Human Services Committee; 007-003-000
ILHB4208IntroAmends 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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2018-04-19
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
ILHB4377EngrossAmends 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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2018-04-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB5599IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law or administrative rule to the contrary, beginning in fiscal year 2019, the specified threshold for working families must be no less than 185% of the then-cu...
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2018-04-19
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
ILHB1010IntroAmends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-19
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB5148IntroAmends 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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2018-04-19
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB5696EngrossCreates 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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2018-04-19
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
ILHB4742IntroAmends 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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2018-04-19
State Mandates Fiscal Note Filed
ILHB5721IntroAmends 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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2018-04-19
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5771EngrossAmends 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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2018-04-19
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
ILHB5200IntroAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to establish a Youth Training in the Construction Trades Program to award grants to community-based organizations for the purpose of establishing training programs...
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2018-04-18
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5519IntroCreates the Immigrant Tenant Protection Act. Defines terms. Provides that, with exceptions, a landlord shall not require disclosure of, disclose, intimidate, harass, or evict a tenant on the basis of a person's immigration or citizenship status. Prov...
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2018-04-18
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
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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2018-04-18
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB5544IntroCreates the Illinois Council on Women and Girls Act. Creates the Illinois Council on Women and Girls. Provides that the Council shall advise the Governor and the General Assembly on policy issues impacting women and girls in this State with specified...
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2018-04-18
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
ILHB1620IntroAmends the Illinois Highway Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning use of tax moneys.
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2018-04-18
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Brian W. Stewart
ILHB4234IntroCreates 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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2018-04-18
House Floor Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
ILHB4543IntroAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that the Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission shall include recommendations regarding the availability of youth services to reduce the use of detention and prevent deeper criminal involvement in i...
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2018-04-17
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4744IntroAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that beginning January 1, 2019, a supplying municipality in Cook County shall not charge another municipality in Cook County more than the actual cost of providing water to the municipality. Provides that ...
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2018-04-17
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1592IntroAmends the Prevailing Wage Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning State policy.
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2018-04-17
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
ILHB5508IntroAmends the Bill of Rights for the Homeless Act. Provides that if a unit of local government determines that a person experiencing homelessness is living in a public space and requires that person to vacate the public space, the unit of local governme...
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2018-04-16
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
ILHB5199IntroCreates the Blight Mitigation Act. Provides that a property owner that lives within one-fourth of a mile of and on the same street as residential real property that has been abandoned may, after the property has been continuously abandoned for 12 mon...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5510IntroAmends the Currency Exchange Act. Defines "government assistance check", "government check", "payroll check", and "printed". Provides additional considerations by the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation for determining the maximum rate...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5227IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that for the 2020 general primary election, each election authority shall mail to every registered voter within that election authority's jurisdiction a vote by mail ballot. Provides that this provision is inoperati...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5622IntroAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall establish reimbursement rates that build toward livable wages for front-line personnel i...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
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