Illinois Representative LaShawn Ford [D]

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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
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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
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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
ILSB1833PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. In provisions concerning the filing of policy forms with the Director of Insurance, includes that policies issued to an exempt commercial purchaser, except for workers' compensation policies, are not subject to the...
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2017-09-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0535
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
ILSB1707EngrossAmends 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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2017-08-31
House Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Human Services Committee; 007-002-000
ILSB1933PassAmends the Election Code. Provides that the State Board of Elections and the Office of the Secretary of State shall establish an automatic voter registration program pursuant to an interagency contract and jointly-adopted rules. Provides that an appl...
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2017-08-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0464
ILSB0031PassAmends the State Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0463
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
ILSB1585PassAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Extends the repeal date of the Physician Assistant Practice Act of 1987 from January 1, 2018 to January 1, 2028. Amends the Physician Assistant Practice Act of 1987. Reorganizes the Act by adding titles and renumberi...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0453
ILSB0885PassRepeals the Dwelling Structure Contract Act and the Dwelling Unit Installment Contract Act. Creates the Installment Sales Contract Act. Adds provisions governing: definitions; terms and conditions of installment sales contracts; applicability of othe...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0416
ILSB0473PassAmends the Direct Pay Permit Implementation Act. Makes a technical change in a Section creating the direct pay permit pilot program.
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0401
ILSB0447PassAmends the Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Training Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0399
ILSB0282PassAmends the Foster Parent Law. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0393
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
ILSB1944PassRepeals the Hypodermic Syringes and Needles Act. Amends the Environmental Protection Act, the Drug Paraphernalia Control Act, and the Unified Code of Corrections to make conforming changes. Effective January 1, 2018.
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0326
ILSB1882PassAmends the Animal Welfare Act. Provides that every dog dealer and cattery operator shall provide for every dog or cat available for sale documentation that indicates that the dog or cat has been microchipped. Requires an animal shelter or animal cont...
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0322
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
ILSB2012PassAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes the following changes with respect to the angel investment credit: (1) provides that the credit applies for taxable years ending on or before December 31, 2021 (currently, December 31, 2016); (2) increases th...
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0328
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
ILHB3165PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the training for Department of Juvenile Justice personnel shall include courses in restorative justice. Defines "restorative justice". Provides that the Department may adopt rules to implement the...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0157
ILHB3701PassCreates the Educational Credit for Military Experience Act. Provides that before June 1, 2018, each institution of higher education shall adopt a policy to award academic credit for military training applicable to the student's certificate or degree ...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0195
ILHB3903PassAmends the School Code. Provides that there shall be no place of detention or criminal processing established or maintained on the grounds of any school. Effective immediately.
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0204
ILHB3709PassAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Provides that counseling services or psychotherapy on an outpatient basis provided to a minor 12 years of age or older must be provided by, or under the supervision of, a licensed service ...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0196
ILHB3215PassAmends the School Code. Requires a school district to make feminine hygiene products available, at no cost to students, in the bathrooms of school buildings. Provides that this requirement also applies to charter schools.
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0163
ILHB3711PassAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person also commits hate crime when, by reason of the actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or national origin of anoth...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0197
ILSB1739PassAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Provides that a student who is already licensed to teach and is enrolled in a course of study leading to an additional teaching endorsement or a master's degree in an academic field in which he or s...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0235
ILSB1562PassAmends the Abandoned Housing Rehabilitation Act. In a provision concerning a court hearing on an organization's petition for temporary possession of property that the organization intends to rehabilitate, requires the organization to demonstrate to t...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0233
ILSB0838PassAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning sarcoidosis.
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0224
ILHJR0073IntroUrges the State of Illinois to study the concept of greywater reclamation and implement a plan by the year 2025.
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2017-08-16
To House Rules Committee
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