Illinois Representative LaShawn Ford [D]

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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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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0426IntroCreates the Immigration Safe Zones Act. Provides that schools, medical treatment and health care facilities, and places of worship may not grant access to State and local law enforcement agencies that have entered into an agreement with United States...
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2017-04-28
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ILHB2619IntroAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that a juvenile may be kept or detained in an authorized detention facility if the juvenile is 13 years of age or older (rather than 10 years of age or older). Makes conforming changes.
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2017-04-28
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ILHB2988IntroAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that a petitioner may petition the circuit court to expunge the records of his or her arrests and charges not initiated by arrest when each arrest or charge not initiated by arrest sought to be expunge...
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2017-04-28
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ILHB3831IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall provide educational programs in each of its institutions and facilities for all committed persons. Provides that the Department must allow into each institution...
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2017-04-28
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ILHB3166IntroAmends the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Act. Makes a technical change concerning the purpose of the Act.
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2017-04-28
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ILHB0154IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-28
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ILHB0183IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-28
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ILHB2774IntroCreates 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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2017-04-28
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ILHB0456IntroAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to award grants to students in financial need whose household income is less than the poverty guidelines updated periodically in the Federal Regis...
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2017-04-28
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ILHB3920IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a person who drives or is in actual physical control of a motor vehicle on any highway of this State when his or her driver's license, permit, or privilege to drive is revoked or suspended due to an unp...
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2017-04-28
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ILHB0454IntroCreates the Community Bank of Illinois Act. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall operate The Community Bank of Illinois. Specifies the authority of the advisory board of directors to the Bank. Provides that the ...
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2017-04-28
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ILHR0335PassMourns the death of Judge Raymond Myles.
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2017-04-26
Resolution Adopted
ILHB4036IntroAmends the State Finance Act. Provides that in addition to any other transfer that may be provided by law, the State Comptroller shall direct and the State Treasurer shall transfer, from such funds and in such amounts as the State Comptroller shall d...
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2017-04-24
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ILHR0325PassRecognize Maggie Lena Walker, an African-American icon and the first African-American woman to charter and become President of a bank in the United States and the members of The Maggie Walker Community for their years of dedication to the preservatio...
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2017-04-24
Resolution Adopted
ILHB4035IntroAppropriates funding from the General Revenue Fund to Chicago Public Schools for fiscal year 2017. Effective upon becoming law, but does not take effect unless an Act of the 100th General Assembly authorizing the State Comptroller to direct and the S...
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2017-04-24
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ILHB4038IntroAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that July 3rd of each year is designated as Citizens Re-entry Day to be observed as a day in recognition of ex-offenders who have been provided with an opportunity to re-enter society as productive c...
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2017-04-24
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0294PassHonors Chance the Rapper for his charitable donation to Chicago Public Schools.
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2017-04-24
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
ILHB0236IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code, the Unified Code of Corrections, and the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Provides that subject to federal approval, a person's obligation to pay child support pursuant to a court or administrati...
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2017-04-04
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
ILHB0204IntroAmends the Revised Cities and Villages Act of 1941. Establishes a procedure for an election to recall the Mayor of Chicago. Effective immediately.
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2017-03-31
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ILHB0205IntroCreates the No Representation Without Population Act. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall collect and maintain an electronic record of the legal residence, outside of any correctional facility, and other demographic data for each person...
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2017-03-31
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ILHB0206IntroAmends 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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2017-03-31
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ILHB0233IntroAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that records of conviction for any non-violent offense or any criminal offense that did not result in bodily harm or death to another person may be sealed 10 years after the termination of the petition...
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2017-03-31
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ILHB0212IntroCreates the Universal Child Care Demonstration Program Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to establish and administer a 5-year statewide Universal Child Care Demonstration Program to provide grants to eligible entities to develop, expand,...
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2017-03-31
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ILHB0208IntroAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to award grants, subject to appropriation, to applicants who are teachers licensed under the School Code and are employed by a school district wit...
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2017-03-31
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ILHB0217IntroAmends the Clerks of Courts Act and the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of parental cyber-bullying. Provides that a person commits the offense when he or she: (1) is a parent or legal guardian of a minor who is under 18 years of age at the...
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2017-03-31
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ILHB0218IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that if the offense for which bail has been set is not a violent crime as defined in the Rights of Crime Victims and Witnesses Act, the sum of money required to be deposited with the clerk of th...
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2017-03-31
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ILHB0214IntroAmends the Attorney General Act. Provides that the Attorney General shall have the duty to investigate prosecutorial misconduct, including violations of Illinois Supreme Court Rules and statutes, upon a complaint filed with the Attorney General by a ...
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2017-03-31
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ILHB0215IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax checkoff for the Mental Health Income Tax Checkoff Fund. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Fund. Provides that moneys in the Fund may be used by the Department of Public Health for th...
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2017-03-31
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ILHB0216IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that a person who prepares a draft income tax return on behalf of another person shall mark the return with a stamp or watermark indicating that the return is a draft copy and is not intended for filing.
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2017-03-31
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ILHB0235IntroAmends the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Minors and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Provides that a violation of the Act involving the sale or distribution of single or loose cigarettes that are not contained within a sealed container, ...
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2017-03-31
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ILHB0203IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that in determining the amount of monetary bail or conditions of release, the court shall consider whether the defendant has been convicted of one or more offenses involving the unlawful use of ...
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2017-03-31
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ILHB0273IntroAmends the Illinois Lottery Law. Requires the Department of the Lottery to offer a special instant "After-School Rescue" scratch-off game. Requires the net revenue from that game to be deposited into the After-School Rescue Fund for appropriation by ...
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2017-03-31
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ILHB0272IntroAmends the Illinois Lottery Law. Requires the Department of the Lottery to offer a special instant "Scratch-Out Crime" scratch-off game. Requires the net revenue from that game to be deposited into the Municipal Police Hiring Assistance Fund for appr...
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2017-03-31
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ILHB0209IntroAmends the Unemployment Insurance Act. Provides that upon payment of an annual administrative fee not exceeding $100, during the first 3 calendar quarters an employer may pay its quarterly contributions due for wages in equal installments. Establishe...
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2017-03-31
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ILHB0367IntroCreates the Value After Rehabilitation Appraisal Act. Provides that, unless prohibited by federal law or regulation, for any program administered by this State that requires an appraisal to be performed on real estate, the appraisal may take value af...
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2017-03-31
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ILHB0515IntroAmends 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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2017-03-31
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ILHB0483IntroAmends 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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2017-03-31
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ILHB0533IntroAmends the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act. Adds street violence to the definition of "disaster".
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2017-03-31
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ILHB2365IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a municipality with a population of more than 1,000,000 may not operate an automated traffic law enforcement system. Provides that the prohibition may be reconsidered through the introduction of appropr...
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2017-03-31
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ILHB2366IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a municipality with a population of more than 1,000,000 may not operate an automated traffic law enforcement system. Provides that the prohibition may be reconsidered through the introduction of appropr...
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2017-03-31
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ILHB1770IntroAmends 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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2017-03-31
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ILHB2368IntroAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that the period of probation for a minor who is found to be guilty for an offense which is first degree murder, second degree murder, criminal sexual assault, a Class X felony, or an attempt Class X fel...
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2017-03-31
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ILHB2456IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that if a first-time offender is charged with a non-violent offense, the court shall order him or her released on his or her own recognizance, unless the court makes a specific finding that a ca...
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2017-03-31
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ILHB0262IntroAmends the Minimum Wage Law. Increases the minimum wage to $15 per hour on October 1, 2017. Effective immediately.
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2017-03-31
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ILHB3805IntroCreates the Encouraging Small Business Lending Tax Credit Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-03-31
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ILHB3912IntroAmends the Conveyances Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Act's short title.
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2017-03-31
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ILHB2795IntroCreates the Compensation for Wrongfully Imprisoned Persons Act. Provides that the Comptroller shall pay moneys to claimants who meet certain criteria related to wrongful imprisonment. Contains provisions governing; notice to wrongfully imprisoned per...
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2017-03-31
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ILHB3804IntroAmends 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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2017-03-31
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ILHB0444IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Increases the maximum amount of the education expense credit to $1,500 (currently, $500). Adds athletic fees, driver's education fees, and fees and costs associated with certain out-of-school activities to the list...
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2017-03-31
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