Illinois Representative LaShawn Ford [D]

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ILHR1125PassRecognizes the 155th anniversary of the Original Providence Baptist Church in Chicago.
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2018-05-24
Resolution Adopted
ILHB4096EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4743EnrollAmends the Equal Pay Act of 2003. Provides that no employer may discriminate between employees by paying wages to an African-American employee at a rate less than the rate at which the employer pays wages to another employee who is not African-Americ...
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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4469EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4377EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4226EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3418EnrollAmends the Counties Code and Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a county or municipality may create an urban agricultural zones (UAZ) composed of organizations or persons who grow produce or other agricultural products; who raise livestock or pou...
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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
ILHR0735PassUrges 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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2018-05-10
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0816PassDirects 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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2018-05-10
Resolution Adopted 104-000-000
ILHR1045PassCongratulates the Loyola University Chicago Men's basketball team for its great season and its tremendous success in the NCAA Tournament.
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2018-05-09
Resolution Adopted
ILHR1042PassRecognizes the life of Tom Vanderpoel.
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2018-05-09
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
ILHB4651IntroAmends the Wind Energy Facilities Agricultural Impact Mitigation Act. Provides that the Act may be cited as the Renewable Energy Facilities Agricultural Impact Mitigation Act. Changes references in the Act from "commercial wind energy facility" to "c...
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2018-05-09
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5567IntroAppropriates $12,500,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Department of Human Services for grants to the Illinois YouthBuild Coalition. Effective July 1, 2018.
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2018-05-08
To House Appropriations-Human Services Committee
ILHJR0126IntroCreates the Illinois Commission on Civil Rights to study alleged discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, and national origin and alleged deprivations of voting rights and discrimination in the administration of justice.
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2018-05-08
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0906IntroRecommends the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency withdraw its draft Beneficiary Mitigation Plan. Recommends the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, prior to submitting the State of Illinois' final Beneficiary Mitigation Plant to the Trus...
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2018-05-07
To House Environment 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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2018-05-01
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4800IntroAmends 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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2018-05-01
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1592IntroAmends the Prevailing Wage Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning State policy.
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2018-04-30
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-04-27
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3392IntroAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-27
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3629IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that when the victim is under 18 years of age at the time of the offense, a prosecution for involuntary servitude, involuntary sexual servitude of a minor, or trafficking in persons and related offenses may ...
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2018-04-27
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-04-27
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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2018-04-27
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-04-27
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-04-27
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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2018-04-27
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5349IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that the Department of Revenue, with the assistance of the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, shall examine the investment credit and the research and development credit to determine the impa...
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2018-04-27
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4776IntroAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Removes language concerning impasse procedures involving an educational employer whose territorial boundaries are coterminous with those of a city having a population in excess of 500,000. Repeals ...
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2018-04-27
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1858IntroAmends the General Assembly Organization Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the deposit of books, bills, documents, and papers with the Secretary of State.
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2018-04-27
To House Rules Committee
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