Illinois Representative LaShawn Ford [D]

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ILSB3508EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHR1119PassHonors the American soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines from the State of Illinois who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the preceding year.
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2018-05-23
Resolution Adopted
ILHB2428IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that the provisions of a section relating to erroneous homestead exemptions applies to all counties (currently, only counties with 3,000,000 or more inhabitants).
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2018-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3720EngrossAmends the Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act of the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that surplus tax revenues may be used to pay for costs of special education, social services, and other costs of a public school district. Provides that fo...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2018-05-22
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 23, 2018
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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2018-05-22
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
ILHB4581IntroAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that the Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission in its annual submission of recommendation to the Governor and General Assembly shall include recommendations regarding the inclusion of emerging adul...
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2018-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1010EngrossAmends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-22
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
ILHB5771EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-22
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4932EngrossAmends the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that a request for an arrest report or criminal history record must be made to the public body that created the public record being sought. Provides that a public body that merely maintains a copy of th...
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2018-05-22
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-8(b-1), this amendment will remain in the Committee on Assignments.
ILSB2225EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides for the issuance of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm license plates to any Illinois resident who has earned the Southwest Asia Service Medal from the United States Armed Forces. Effective immediately.
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2018-05-22
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
ILHB5882IntroMakes appropriations and reappropriations for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018. Effective immediately.
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2018-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4293IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Imposes a privilege tax on partnerships and S corporations engaged in the business of conducting investment management services. Provides that the tax shall be imposed at the rate of 20% of the fees calculated by r...
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2018-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2925EngrossAmends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board shall develop or approve a curriculum for a certified training program for school resource officers which shall consist of at least 40 hours ...
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2018-05-22
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
ILHB5544EnrollCreates 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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2018-05-21
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4346EnrollAmends the School Code and various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. With respect to the requirement that the events of Black History be taught in every public elementary school and high school...
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2018-05-21
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILSB2606EnrollAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that each State agency entering into or maintaining a contract for the purchase of food under the Code shall adopt a policy that permits the donation of leftover food procured by State funds. Provides th...
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2018-05-21
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5245EngrossAmends the Sexual Assault Survivors Emergency Treatment Act. Adds various provisions concerning requirements for hospitals and pediatric health care facilities in relation to pediatric sexual assault care. Provides that a hospital licensed under the ...
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2018-05-21
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
ILSB2281EngrossAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the purpose of the Entrepreneur Learner's Permit pilot program is to encourage and assist beginning entrepreneurs in starting n...
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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 22, 2018
ILSB3023EngrossCreates the Community-Law Enforcement Partnership for Deflection and Addiction Treatment Act. Allows a law enforcement agency to establish a program to facilitate contact between a person and a licensed substance abuse treatment provider for assessme...
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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2560EngrossAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that persons engaged in the activity of publishing on a website or in print criminal record information must remove the information free of charge within 30 days after a request...
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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3604EngrossCreates the Government Severance Pay Act. Provides that a unit of government that enters into a contract or employment agreement, or renewal or renegotiation of an existing contract or employment agreement, that contains a provision for severance pay...
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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2830EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-21
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
ILSB3192EnrollAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that the Governor shall annually designate by official proclamation the day before (currently, after) Gold Star Mothers' Day as Gold Star Family Day to be observed throughout the State as a day to ho...
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2018-05-21
Passed Both Houses
ILSB3170EnrollAmends the Pharmacy Practice Act and the Illinois Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. Provides that a prescription for medication other than controlled substances shall be valid for up to 15 months from the date issued for the purpose of refills, unless the...
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2018-05-21
Passed Both Houses
ILSB3232EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Creates a 5-year demonstration project within the Department of Human Services to provide an intensive workforce training program for entry level workers and a multi-generational healthy family initiative. Provide...
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2018-05-21
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1286EngrossAmends the Domestic Captive Insurance Companies Article of the Illinois Insurance Code. Makes changes to provisions concerning definitions. Prohibits captive insurance companies from issuing certain types of insurance. Provides that the Department of...
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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1424EngrossCreates the Small Donor Democracy Matching System for Fair Elections Act. Amends the Election Code. Creates a small donor campaign contribution matching system for candidates for the offices of Governor, Attorney General, State Comptroller, State Tre...
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2018-05-18
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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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2433EnrollAmends the Currency Exchange Act. Defines "government assistance check", "government check", "payroll check", "printed", and "protected class". Provides additional considerations by the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation for determini...
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2018-05-18
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
ILHB5111EnrollCreates the Behavioral Health Workforce Act. Creates the Behavioral Health Education Center, administered by a teaching or research State university, or both. Provides that the Center shall be operational on or before July 1, 2019. Provides that the ...
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2018-05-18
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2278EnrollAmends the Missing Persons Identification Act. Provides that the definition of "high-risk missing person" includes a person who is a veteran or active duty member of the United States Armed Forces, the National Guard, or any reserve component of the ...
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2018-05-18
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
ILSB2429EngrossAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall provide dental services to an adult who is otherwise eligible for assistance under the medical assistance prog...
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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3511EngrossAmends the Illinois Act on the Aging. In a provision concerning the Community Care Program, establishes the following rate increases in the wages paid by vendors to their employees who provide homemaker services: on July 1, 2018, rates shall be incre...
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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2213EngrossCreates the Illinois Workers' Rights and Worker Safety Act. Provides that except as authorized by State law enacted after January 1, 2017, a State agency may not amend or revise its rules relating to protection of workers' rights or worker safety in ...
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2018-05-18
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 25, 2018
ILSB2265EnrollAmends the Department of State Police Law. Requires the Department of State Police to compile and maintain an historic data repository relating to, among other missing persons, lost or missing individuals with developmental or intellectual disabiliti...
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2018-05-18
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4922EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-17
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4710EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-17
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
ILHB4288EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-16
Passed Both Houses
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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2018-05-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHR1072IntroStands in staunch opposition to any new state-wide property tax.
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2018-05-16
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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2018-05-15
Re-assigned to Education
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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2018-05-15
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2018
ILHB5147EngrossAmends the Child Labor Law. Provides that, before a child may be issued a permit to work as a model, a trust account must be established providing, at a minimum, that: at least 15% (or a greater percentage as determined by rule) of the gross earnings...
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2018-05-15
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2018
ILHJR0132IntroCreates the Parental Responsibilities and Child Support Task Force. Directs the Task Force to: review current law regarding parenting time, allocation of parental responsibilities, and child support in this State; evaluate whether the laws are implem...
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2018-05-15
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-05-15
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-05-14
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 25, 2018
ILHB5721EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-11
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
ILHB4513EngrossAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that for any project under a construction contract, the contract shall require that, to the extent practicable, at least 10% of man-hours performing construction services be performed by individuals who ...
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2018-05-11
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
ILHR0702PassUrges the Illinois Supreme Court to require training for prosecutors, judges, and defense attorneys about racial discrimination and profiling.
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2018-05-10
Resolution Adopted
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