Illinois Representative LaShawn Ford [D]

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ILHR0569PassRepudiates and condemns white supremacists, neo-Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan, and any other group that espouses hate and seeks to undermine the ideals of Illinois and the nation. Condemns the acts of violence in Charlottesville as domestic terrorism. Cele...
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2017-08-16
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
ILHB2663PassAmends the School Code. Provides that early childhood programs receiving State Board of Education grants for preschool educational programs shall prohibit the expulsion of children. Provides instead that when persistent and serious challenging behavi...
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2017-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0105
ILHB1808PassAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that the Department of Revenue may share information with the State Treasurer for the purpose of administering the Uniform Disposition of Unclaimed Property Act. Amends the Uniform Disposition of Unclaimed...
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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0047
ILHB2388PassCreates the Child Abuse Awareness Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0052
ILSB0866PassAmends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Provides that the Department of Veterans Affairs shall provide informational resources and education to veterans returning from deployment regarding service animals for individuals with disabilities incl...
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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0084
ILSB1413PassAmends the Vital Records Act. Provides that a person shall not be required to pay a search fee for a birth record search or an additional fee for a certified copy of the record upon the person's release on parole, mandatory supervised release, final ...
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2017-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0042
ILHB3744EngrossAmends 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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB1776EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the board of trustees of the City Colleges of Chicago, Illinois Community College District No. 508, at the general primary election in 2018 on a nonpartisan ballot. Provides that a member of the ...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2802EngrossCreates the Transportation Benefits Program Act. Requires all covered employers to offer at least one transportation benefit program. Provides that the employer may choose between providing a program consistent with federal law that allows employees ...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3259EngrossAmends Public Act 99-524 to make supplemental appropriations. Reduces certain appropriations from the Commitment to Human Services Fund for funeral and burial expenses from $8,775,000 to $575,000. Appropriates $8,200,000 from the Personal Property Ta...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0109EngrossAppropriates $2 from the General Revenue Fund to the Department of Natural Resources for its FY18 ordinary and contingent expenses. Effective July 1, 2017.
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments 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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0055PassAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that August 4th of each year is designated as Barack Obama Day.
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2017-08-04
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0037
ILSB1904EngrossAmends the Prevailing Wage Act. Requires the Department of Labor to publish, by July 15 of each year on its official website, a prevailing wage schedule for each county in the State based upon the prevailing rate of wages investigated and ascertained...
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments 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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2017-07-19
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
ILHB0237IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code and the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that upon the assignment to the Department of Healthcare and Family Services of the right to collect a child support obligation, additional interest on the amount of the ob...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0230IntroCreates the Public University Uniform Admission Act. Requires each public university in this State to admit first-time freshman applicants as undergraduate students if the applicant graduated with a grade point average in the top 10% of the student's...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3644IntroAmends the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Act. Creates the Trauma, Resiliency, and Recovery Task Force as an independent Task Force under the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority. Provides for the duties of the Task Force. Provides ...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2859IntroAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to survey the various counties of the State to assess the degree of labor surplu...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3871IntroAmends the State Budget Law. Provides for a continuing appropriation for funding of public education and human services. Amends the State Comptroller Act. Provides that if any cash flow deficit resulting from timing variation between disbursement and...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4004IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides for water's edge combined reporting. Creates an addition modification in an amount equal to the deduction for qualified production activities allowed under Section 199 of the Internal Revenue Code. In the ...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2457IntroAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Requires the Department of Children and Family Services to provide support services to every child in its care. Provides that "support services" refers to an individually designed set of services and suppo...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1502EngrossCreates the Right to Know Act. Provides that an operator of a commercial website or online service that collects personally identifiable information through the internet about individual customers residing in Illinois who use or visit its commercial ...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1328EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the $25 assessment for drug related offenses appropriated to and administered by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority shall be distributed to fund Department of State Police drug ta...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1317IntroAmends the Alternative Health Care Delivery Act. Makes a technical change in the Section concerning definitions.
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1438IntroAmends the Illinois Nuclear Safety Preparedness Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-07-06
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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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0036PassDesignates Interstate 55 as it travels from the Tri-State Tollway to East St. Louis as the "Barack Obama Presidential Expressway".
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2017-07-04
Adopted Both Houses
ILHJR0046PassDesignates the portion of Roosevelt Road from Cicero Avenue to Austin Avenue in Chicago as "Muhammad Ali Road".
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2017-07-04
Adopted Both Houses
ILHR0520PassRecognizes the Village of La Grange Park on the 125th anniversary of its founding.
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2017-06-30
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
ILHR0511PassMourns the death of Commissioner Robert Steele of North Lawndale.
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2017-06-29
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
ILHR0045PassRequests President Trump to commission a study to detail the economic impact of the slave trade and the use of slave labor; and how Emancipation, while freeing them of their literal bonds, and ending an immoral practice, did not guarantee equality in...
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2017-06-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILHR0304PassEncourages all officers and employees of the Illinois State Board of Education, the Illinois Department of Human Services, the Administrative Office of the Courts, and the Illinois Department of Corrections to become informed regarding well-documente...
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2017-06-25
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0351PassUrges the Mayor of the City of Chicago to officially recognize the importance and benefits of school diversity and to set it as a priority when making decisions regarding admissions policies and practices, creation of new schools, school rezoning, an...
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2017-06-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILHR0361PassDesignates July 3, 2017 and July 3, 2018 as Illinois Citizens Re-entry Day, to be observed in recognition of Congressman Danny K. Davis' work in helping to provide ex-offenders with a second chance and opportunity to re-enter society as productive ci...
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2017-06-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
ILHR0418PassDirects the Auditor General to conduct a performance audit on the Department of Children and Family Services to review and assess the Department's protocols for investigating reports of child abuse and neglect.
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2017-06-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
ILHR0005PassUrges the Governor and the Department of Corrections to discourage prosecutors from recommending and judges from sentencing low level drug offenders to the county jail or the Department of Corrections.
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2017-06-22
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0006PassUrges the Inspector General of the City of Chicago to conduct a performance audit of the Chicago Police Department to determine and assess police emergency response times in Chicago neighborhoods and communities and to make recommendations to improve...
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2017-06-22
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
ILHR0009PassDesignates the month of August in 2017 as Buy Black, Love Black, and Give Black Month in the State of Illinois.
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2017-06-22
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
ILHR0234PassUrges the creation of an environmental justice agenda.
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2017-06-22
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
ILHR0314PassAcknowledges the importance of having a high quality education system and all of the societal benefits that go along with it. Encourages the General Assembly to make education a priority in the Fiscal Year 2018 budget, fully fund elementary and secon...
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2017-06-22
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
ILHB4059IntroAmends the Cannabis Control Act. Deletes provision that the knowing possession of more than 30 grams but not more than 100 grams of any substance containing cannabis is a Class 4 felony if the offense is a subsequent offense.
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2017-06-21
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0016PassExtends the operation of the Mobile Integrated Healthcare Task Force.
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2017-05-31
Adopted Both Houses
ILHR0100PassDirects the Auditor General to conduct an audit of Medicaid MCOs, which includes a comparison of State expenditures between MCOs and fee-for-service entities.
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2017-05-31
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
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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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0552EngrossAmends the Cannabis Control Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-31
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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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1980EngrossAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that upon verified application by the Sheriff in whose custody the defendant has been remanded (in addition to current application by the State, the defendant, or the court on its own motion) th...
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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0334PassRecognizes the valiant work of those associated with the Boy Scouts of America Iroquois Trail district.
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2017-05-29
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
ILHB0388EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides that a person is not prohibited from photographing his or her own ballot at any time during the voting process or from viewing a photograph of a completed or partially completed ballot. Provides that a person who gi...
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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
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