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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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2017-10-17
Motion Filed Override Governor Veto Rep. Anna Moeller
ILHB2977VetoAmends 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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2017-10-17
Motion Filed Override Governor Veto Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
ILHJR0069IntroCreates the Fair and Equitable Assessment of Property Task Force.
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2017-10-17
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILHJR0071IntroCreates the State Financial Crisis Task Force.
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2017-10-17
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILHR0592IntroUrges 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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2017-10-17
To House Human Services 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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2017-10-17
To House Appropriations-Human Services 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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2017-10-17
To House Judiciary - Criminal 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
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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2017-10-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0302VetoAmends 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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2017-10-12
Placed on Calendar Amendatory Veto
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
ILHB3167VetoAmends 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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2017-10-12
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
ILHB3449VetoCreates 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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2017-10-12
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
ILHB2622VetoAmends 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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2017-10-12
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
ILHB3419VetoAmends 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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2017-10-12
Motion Filed Override Governor Veto Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
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
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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2017-10-03
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
ILHR0622IntroRecognize David C. Penn, Ph.D., on 50 years of serving in the ministry.
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2017-09-27
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
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
ILHB0284PassAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that when the Department of Transportation enters into a contract under the Code that provides for mobilization payments and the contractor is using the services of a subcontractor, the subcontract shall...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0333
ILHB3213PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Adds families that are not recipients of benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and that need child care assistance to participate in education and training activities to the lis...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0387
ILHB0243PassAmends the School Code. Creates the police training academy job training program. Requires any school district with a high school to establish a partnership with a local police department, county sheriff, or police training academy to establish a job...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0331
ILHB1677PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning registration plates and stickers.
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0357
ILHB2959PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that no policy of individual or group accident and health insurance issued, amended, delivered, or renewed on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act may impose any preexisting condition exclusi...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0386
ILHB0223PassAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Removes provisions that prohibit the use of resident identification wristlets without a physician's order. Requires identification wristlets to be employed for every resident.
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0293
ILHB0514PassAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that records of charges that result in an acquittal or dismissal with prejudice, except for minor traffic offenses, may be immediately sealed after the final disposition of the case. Provides that upon...
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0282
ILHB0823PassAmends the Division of Banking Act. Requires the Division of Banking to implement a program intended to encourage financial institutions to help meet the credit needs of the communities in which they serve, including low and moderate-income neighborh...
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0304
ILHB2373PassAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that the court may order the sealing of the records of arrests or charges not initiated by arrest which result in an order of supervision or a conviction for a misdemeanor violation of public indecency...
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0284
ILHB0698PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Creates the Prisoner Entrepreneur Education Program Law. Provides that the Prisoner Entrepreneur Education Program shall be established as a 5-year pilot project to be instituted within the Department of Correc...
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0283
ILHB3817PassAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0285
ILHB3150PassAmends the Counties Code. Removes a repeal date of June 1, 2018 in a Section concerning a county recorder's ability to establish procedures for investigating filings that would cause the recorder to reasonably believe that the filing may be fraudulen...
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2017-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0276
ILHB0155PassAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a tax credit for property taxes.
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2017-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0243
ILHB0524PassAmends the Safe Pharmaceutical Disposal Act. Provides that pharmaceuticals disposed of under the Act may be destroyed in a drug destruction device. Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Expands the definition of "drug evidence" to include any used...
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2017-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0250
ILHB3131PassAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to collect and publicly report statistical data on the racial and ethnic demographics of program participants for each program administered by the Department. Prov...
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2017-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0275
ILHB2794PassAmends the School Code. Provides that a school board shall require the school district's high schools, if any, to inform all 11th and 12th grade students of dual enrollment and dual credit opportunities at public community colleges for qualified stud...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0133
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