Illinois Representative LaShawn Ford [D]

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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
To House Rules Committee
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
To House Rules Committee
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
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0533IntroAmends the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act. Adds street violence to the definition of "disaster".
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
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
To House Rules Committee
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
To House Rules Committee
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
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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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
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
To House Rules Committee
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
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3805IntroCreates the Encouraging Small Business Lending Tax Credit Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3912IntroAmends the Conveyances Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Act's short title.
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
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
To House Rules Committee
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
To House Rules Committee
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
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3013IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that the amount of credit that exceeds the taxpayer's liability shall be refunded if the taxpayer is 65 years or older and has a federal adjusted gross income of not more than $50,000. Effective immediatel...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1779IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that the State Board of Education is, subject to appropriation, authorized to award competitive grants under a Safe Schools and Healthy Learning Environments Program. Provides that under the program, selected school d...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0665IntroCreates the Limitations on Actions for Negligent Hiring Act. Provides that a cause of action may not be brought against a party solely for hiring an employee or independent contractor who has been convicted of a nonviolent, non-sexual offense. Provid...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0766IntroAmends the Freedom of Information Act. Excludes from the definition of "public records" executable programs or source codes used to store and access electronic data processing records or other electronic communications. Provides that a public body is...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0227PassMourns the death of Carolyn Rush, wife of U.S. Representative Bobby Rush.
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2017-03-23
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0014PassUrges Congress, consistent with the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, to pass a law prohibiting parents from cyber-bullying their children by posting messages or images on social media sites on the Internet that embarrass, intimidate...
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2017-03-15
Resolution Adopted as Amended
ILHR0010PassDesignates the second week of May of 2017 as Child Care Awareness Week in the State of Illinois.
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2017-03-15
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0012PassUrges the boards of trustees of every public university in the State of Illinois to adopt a program that provides housing scholarships to college students that are registered as homeless and to include funding for this program in their appropriations...
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2017-03-15
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0013PassDesignates the month of March in 2017 and 2018 as Ask Your Boss for a Raise Month.
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2017-03-15
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0007PassUrges the Department of Human Services and Cook County to enter into all Redeploy Illinois agreements allowable under P.A. 98-0060.
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2017-03-15
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0042PassUrges the Governor to create a commission to confront the economic problems that still plague African-American communities.
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2017-03-15
Resolution Adopted
ILHJRCA0031IntroProposes to amend the Suffrage and Elections Article of the Illinois Constitution. Provides that the General Assembly may by law provide for the right to vote of a person convicted of a felony, or otherwise under sentence in a correctional institutio...
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2017-02-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1769IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of parental bullying. Provides that a parent or legal guardian of a minor commits parental bullying when he or she knowingly and with the intent to discipline, embarrass, or alter the behavior of ...
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2017-02-16
Tabled
ILHR0147PassMourns the death of Robert E. Cook.
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2017-02-16
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0015PassUrges Congress to require replica gun manufacturers to design these guns to be bright colors.
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2017-02-09
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0008PassUrges Congress to strengthen national freight laws for cars carrying firearms across state lines.
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2017-02-09
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0018PassUrges the Governor to declare a state of emergency in areas of the State where violent crime is a serious problem and deploy State agency resources to combat violent crime.
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2017-02-09
Resolution Adopted
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