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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
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
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
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
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
ILHR0423PassHonors 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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2017-05-25
Added Co-Sponsor All Other Members of the House
ILHR0424PassMourns the death of Mary Rotter of LaGrange.
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2017-05-24
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0173PassUrges Governor Rauner to use discretionary funds to install the high-tech expressway video surveillance system recommended by the Chicago Crime Commission as soon as possible.
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2017-05-16
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0011PassUrges the City of Chicago to build a new high school on the site of the old Emmet School site in Chicago.
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2017-05-11
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0335PassMourns the death of Judge Raymond Myles.
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2017-04-26
Resolution Adopted
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
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
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
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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