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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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2018-02-20
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4095EngrossAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that a consumer reporting agency may not impose a charge on a consumer for placing a freeze, removing a freeze, or temporarily lifting a freeze. Makes corresponding changes. Eff...
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2018-02-20
To Senate Financial Institutions Committee
ILSB1657EngrossCreates the Gun Dealer Licensing Act. Provides that it is unlawful for a person to engage in the business of selling, leasing, or otherwise transferring firearms without a license issued by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Pro...
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2018-02-16
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
ILHB5202IntroAmends the Governor's Office of Management and Budget Act. Creates the Youth Budget Commission is established within the Office with the goal of producing an annual youth budget fiscal scan. Sets forth the membership and terms of the Commission. Effe...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
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
ILHB5510IntroAmends the Currency Exchange Act. Defines "government assistance check", "government check", "payroll check", and "printed". Provides additional considerations by the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation for determining the maximum rate...
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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
ILHB5199IntroCreates the Blight Mitigation Act. Provides that a property owner that lives within one-fourth of a mile of and on the same street as residential real property that has been abandoned may, after the property has been continuously abandoned for 12 mon...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5227IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that for the 2020 general primary election, each election authority shall mail to every registered voter within that election authority's jurisdiction a vote by mail ballot. Provides that this provision is inoperati...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5201IntroAmends the Counties Code. Creates a mechanics lien demand and referral pilot program. Provides that in counties with a code hearing unit, a recorder may adopt rules establishing a mechanics lien demand and referral process for residential property af...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5508IntroAmends the Bill of Rights for the Homeless Act. Provides that if a unit of local government determines that a person experiencing homelessness is living in a public space and requires that person to vacate the public space, the unit of local governme...
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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
ILHB5813IntroCreates the Behavioral Healthcare Standards of Care Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5200IntroAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to establish a Youth Training in the Construction Trades Program to award grants to community-based organizations for the purpose of establishing training programs...
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2018-02-16
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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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-02-14
To House Executive Committee
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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2018-02-14
To Scholarship Tax Credit Oversight Subcommittee
ILHB4146IntroAmends the Managed Care Reform and Patient Rights Act. In provisions concerning transition of services, provides that the health care plan shall not modify an enrollee's coverage of a drug during the plan year if the drug has been previously approved...
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2018-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4163IntroAmends 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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2018-02-14
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
ILHB4543IntroAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that the Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission shall include recommendations regarding the availability of youth services to reduce the use of detention and prevent deeper criminal involvement in i...
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2018-02-14
To House Rules Committee
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
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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2018-02-13
House Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-000-000
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
ILHB4743IntroAmends the Equal Pay Act of 2003. Provides that no employer may discriminate between employees by paying wages to an African-American employee at a rate less than the rate at which the employer pays wages to another employee who is not African-Americ...
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2018-02-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4744IntroAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that beginning January 1, 2019, a supplying municipality in Cook County shall not charge another municipality in Cook County more than the actual cost of providing water to the municipality. Provides that ...
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2018-02-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4742IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that, by January 1, 2019, the State Board of Education shall implement a program and adopt rules to allow school districts to supplement their substitute teacher recruitment for elementary and secondary schools with t...
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2018-02-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4469IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that each election authority shall collaborate with the county jail within the jurisdiction of the election authority to facilitate voting by mail for voters eligible to vote in the county who are confined or detain...
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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
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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2018-02-12
To House Executive Committee
ILHB1252EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction.
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2018-02-07
Postponed - Education
ILHB4113IntroAmends the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act. To the list of purposes of the Act, adds recognizing that the involvement of each parent for equal time is presumptively in the children's best interests. Deletes language providing that n...
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2018-02-07
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
ILHB4096IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall require each Medicaid Managed Care Organization to list as preferred on the Medicaid Managed Care Organization...
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2018-01-30
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4205IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that a school board shall require its schools to connect at-risk students in need of behavioral health support and all students with an individualized education program to either community-based or in-school behaviora...
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2018-01-30
To House Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
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
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
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
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
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