Illinois Representative LaShawn Ford [D]

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ILHB1467EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning first degree murder.
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2018-03-14
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
ILHR0905PassRecognizes the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination.
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2018-03-08
Resolution Adopted
ILHB5228IntroAmends the African American Employment Plan Act. Requires the Department of Central Management Services to develop and implement plans to improve the delivery of State services to African American youth between the ages of 18 and 25, and increase the...
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2018-03-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5512IntroAmends 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 expunged after the final disposition of the case. Provides that up...
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2018-03-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0721IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law or administrative rule to the contrary, beginning in fiscal year 2018, the specified threshold for working families must be no less than 185% of the then-cu...
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2018-03-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3895IntroAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Provides that a person is eligible for a diaper allowance of $80 per month per child if all of the following conditions are met: (i) the person's household income is at or below 50% of the federal poverty ...
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2018-03-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0648PassReconstitutes the Firearm Public Awareness Task Force.
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2018-03-01
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
ILHB4276IntroAmends the Invest in Kids Act. Provides that the term "qualified school" means a non-public school located in Illinois that is registered with the State Board of Education on or before June 30, 2018 or is recognized as a qualified non-public school b...
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2018-03-01
Tabled
ILHR0710PassRecognizes "Eating Disorders Awareness Week" as commencing the last Sunday in February.
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2018-03-01
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0857PassRecognizes the 100th memorial commemoration of the Showmen's League of America's Showmen's Rest at Woodlawn Cemetery in Forest Park.
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2018-02-27
Resolution Adopted
ILHB5509IntroAmends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. Provides that if, within the first year after a child is born, parentage is established under the Illinois Parentage Act of 2015, then a court shall award equal decision-making and parenti...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5507IntroAmends the Currency Exchange Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5672IntroAmends the Illinois Housing Development Act. Requires the Illinois Housing Development Authority to establish a Transitional Housing for the Homeless Grant Program to award grants to property owners of any real or existing property to develop or offe...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5671IntroAppropriates $3,000,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Illinois Housing Development Authority for grants to the Transitional Housing for the Homeless Grant Program to encourage property owners to develop or offer transitional housing to familie...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0821PassMourns the death of Walter Pilditch.
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2018-02-14
Resolution Adopted
ILHB5041IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the definition of "33 1/3%".
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2018-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5040IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the definition of "taxing district".
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2018-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4436IntroAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Provides that notwithstanding any of the provisions of the Code concerning the administration of psychotropic medication and electroconvulsive therapy, psychotropic medication or electroco...
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2018-02-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4473IntroAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that the decision to place a minor alleged to be a delinquent minor in detention shall be a last resort and for as short of a time period as possible. Provides that a review of the decision to detain a ...
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2018-02-13
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-01-31
Tabled
ILHR0757PassCongratulates Colonel JoAnn D. Johnson on her retirement from the Illinois State Police.
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2018-01-31
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0740PassCongratulates the Knox County Farm Bureau on its 100 year anniversary and its success and diligence in serving local farmers.
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2018-01-30
Resolution Adopted
ILSB0552EngrossAmends the Cannabis Control Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-01-22
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-01-03
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0867PassAmends the Limited Liability Company Act. Reduces the fee collected by the Secretary of State for the filing of articles of organization, applications for admission, and restated articles of organization from $500 to $39 and reduces those fees in con...
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2017-12-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0571
ILSB0868PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Secretary of State shall offer to each applicant for issuance or renewal of a driver's license or identification card who is 16 years of age or older (rather than 18 years of age or older) the oppor...
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2017-12-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0566
ILHJR0069IntroCreates the Fair and Equitable Assessment of Property Task Force to study issues of assessment equity and fairness, and make recommendations that will ensure accountable and efficient delivery of uniform and transparent property valuations for proper...
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2017-12-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0071IntroCreates the State Financial Crisis Task Force to address all appropriate means of cutting
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2017-12-15
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0225EngrossAmends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-12-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4107IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes it unlawful to deliver, sell, or purchase or cause to be delivered, sold, or purchased or cause to be possessed by another, an assault weapon, assault weapon attachment, .50 caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartri...
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2017-12-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0548IntroDeclares August 5, 2017 as "State Rep. Monique D. Davis Day" in the State of Illinois.
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2017-12-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2462FailAmends the Equal Pay Act of 2003. Prohibits an employer from: (i) screening job applicants based on their wage or salary history, (ii) requiring that an applicant's prior wages satisfy minimum or maximum criteria, and (iii) requesting or requiring as...
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2017-12-11
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILSB0851EngrossAmends the Illinois Local Library Act. Provides that a library board of trustees' statement of financial requirements necessary for the next year and any amount the library board believes will be necessary to levy taxes for the library's next fiscal ...
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2017-12-10
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHJR0083PassUrges those in government to commit to working to change the culture that breeds sexual harassment.
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2017-11-20
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
ILSB0402PassAmends the Open Meetings Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning definitions.
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2017-11-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0554
ILHB4161IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. In a Section granting a homestead exemption to veterans with disabilities, provides that property that is used as a qualified residence by a veteran who was a member of the United States Armed Forces during World War II ...
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2017-11-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0302PassAmends the Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits Act. Provides that "policy" includes a policy that has lapsed or been terminated. Requires insurers to, at no later than the date of policy delivery or the establishment of an account, and upon any change ...
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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0543
ILHB2977PassAmends the School Code. Provides that every public elementary school and high school shall include in its curriculum a unit of instruction practicing writing in cursive.
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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0548
ILHB3419PassAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that an expatriate corporation shall be considered a non-resident bidder for purposes of the Code. Provides that no business or member of a unitary business group shall submit a bid for or enter into a c...
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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0551
ILSB0776PassAmends the Predatory Lending Database Article of the Residential Real Property Disclosure Act. Changes the definition of "counseling" and "originator". Provides that each certificate of compliance with the Article or certificate of exemption must con...
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2017-11-09
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Andy Manar
ILHB2394IntroAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities in Illinois and the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, a student who meets the requirements concerni...
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2017-11-08
House Floor Amendment No. 4 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
ILSB1351PassAmends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-11-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0540
ILSB1720FailAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Prohibits any person or business that violates the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act, the Minimum Wage Law, the Illinois Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, the Employee Classification Act, ...
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2017-11-08
Total Veto Stands
ILSB1353FailAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that for a person who is a resident in a facility licensed under the ID/DD Community Care Act, the Community-Integrated Living Arrangements Licensure and Certification Ac...
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2017-11-08
Total Veto Stands
ILSB0081FailAmends the Minimum Wage Law. Excludes from the definition of "employee" an employee employed as a player who is 28 years old or younger, a manager, a coach, or an athletic trainer by a minor league professional baseball team not affiliated with a maj...
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2017-11-08
Total Veto Stands
ILSB0453EngrossAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title of the Act.
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2017-11-08
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
ILHR0530PassUrges Illinois communities to become involved in the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation's "Wall of Faces" project to help locate pictures of soldiers whose photos were lost.
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2017-11-08
Resolution Adopted as Amended
ILHJR0086PassUrges those in state government to commit to working to change the culture of racism within state government.
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2017-11-07
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
ILHB4134IntroAmends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides for the implementation of a sexual harassment training program to be completed by specified State officials and employees, and to be conducted by the appropriate State agency of those Stat...
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2017-11-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4152IntroAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity shall administer the Business to Business Revolving Loan Fund. Provides tha...
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2017-11-07
To House Rules Committee
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