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ILHB0223EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0823EnrollAmends the Division of Banking Act. Requires the Division of Banking to implement a program intended to encourage financial institutions to help meet the credit needs of the communities in which they serve, including low and moderate-income neighborh...
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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0514EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0284EnrollAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that when the Department of Transportation enters into a contract under the Code that provides for mobilization payments and the contractor is using the services of a subcontractor, the subcontract shall...
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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0243EnrollAmends the School Code. Creates the police training academy job training program. Requires any school district with a high school to establish a partnership with a local police department, county sheriff, or police training academy to establish a job...
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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3871IntroAmends the State Budget Law. Provides for a continuing appropriation for funding of public education and human services. Amends the State Comptroller Act. Provides that if any cash flow deficit resulting from timing variation between disbursement and...
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2017-06-27
House Committee Amendment No. 2 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
ILHB1677EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning registration plates and stickers.
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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0698EnrollAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Creates the Prisoner Entrepreneur Education Program Law. Provides that the Prisoner Entrepreneur Education Program shall be established as a 5-year pilot project to be instituted within the Department of Correc...
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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0524EnrollAmends the Safe Pharmaceutical Disposal Act. Provides that pharmaceuticals disposed of under the Act may be destroyed in a drug destruction device. Amends the Environmental Protection Act. Expands the definition of "drug evidence" to include any used...
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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3449EnrollCreates the Geolocation Privacy Protection Act. Defines "geolocation information", "location-based application", and "private entity". Provides that a private entity may not collect, use, store, or disclose geolocation information from a location-bas...
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2017-06-27
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4008IntroAppropriates $56,000,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Office of the Secretary of State for 28 non-competitively awarded grants, each in the amount of $2,000,000, to community-based organizations based entirely within 28 specified Representati...
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2017-06-27
[Hearing: Jun 29 @ 8:30 am]
Motion to Suspend Rule 21 - Prevailed
ILHB0311EnrollCreates the Network Adequacy and Transparency Act. Provides that administrators and insurers, prior to going to market, must file with the Department of Insurance for review and approval a description of the services to be offered through a network p...
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2017-06-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
ILHB3259EngrossAmends Public Act 99-524 to make supplemental appropriations. Reduces certain appropriations from the Commitment to Human Services Fund for funeral and burial expenses from $8,775,000 to $575,000. Appropriates $8,200,000 from the Personal Property Ta...
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2017-06-26
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Chapin Rose
ILHB3691EngrossAmends the State Treasurer Act. Creates the Illinois Higher Education Savings Program. Provides for the implementation of and requirements for the Program. Provides for the State Treasurer's duties under the Program. Provides that the State Treasurer...
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2017-06-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
ILSB0776EngrossAmends 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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2017-06-26
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILSB0838EnrollAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning sarcoidosis.
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2017-06-26
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0081EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-26
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2376IntroCreates the Family Leave Insurance Program Act. Requires the Department of Labor to establish and administer a Family Leave Insurance Program that provides family leave insurance benefits to eligible employees who take unpaid family leave to care for...
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2017-06-26
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
ILHB2977EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3161EnrollAmends the Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse and Dependency Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to create and maintain a website to educate the public on heroin and prescription opioid abuse. Provides that at a minimum, the website shall inc...
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2017-06-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3060EnrollAmends the Vital Records Act. Provides that specified fees for birth record searches or certified copies of birth records shall be waived for all requests made by a homeless person whose status is verified by specified human services, legal services,...
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2017-06-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILHB2859IntroAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to survey the various counties of the State to assess the degree of labor surplu...
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2017-06-25
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB3791EnrollAmends the Illinois Securities Law of 1953. Includes certain agents of title insurance companies and registered broker-dealers and registered investment advisors within the scope of the term "qualified escrowee". With respect to certain exempt transa...
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2017-06-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILHB2457IntroAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Requires the Department of Children and Family Services to provide support services to every child in its care. Provides that "support services" refers to an individually designed set of services and suppo...
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2017-06-25
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB1438IntroAmends the Illinois Nuclear Safety Preparedness Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-06-25
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1833EngrossAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. In provisions concerning the filing of policy forms with the Director of Insurance, includes that policies issued to an exempt commercial purchaser, except for workers' compensation policies, are not subject to the...
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2017-06-25
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB1774EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the Chicago Board of Education starting with the 2019 consolidated election. Makes related changes. Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Provides that a person shall be ...
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2017-06-24
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2647EnrollAmends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Contains provisions concerning the establishment of various programs and services for the benefit of veterans including a proactive outreach program for veterans that served in high casualty units, in un...
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2017-06-24
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0213EnrollCreates the School Choice Act. Provides findings and declarations of policy. Establishes the School Choice Program. Provides that under the program the custodian of a qualifying pupil is entitled to a School Choice Scholarship to pay for qualified ed...
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2017-06-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0303EnrollAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that it is an aggravating factor in sentencing that the defendant committed the offense of driving while under the influence of alcohol, other drug or drugs, intoxicating compound or compounds or any c...
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2017-06-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3165EnrollAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the training for Department of Juvenile Justice personnel shall include courses in restorative justice. Defines "restorative justice". Provides that the Department may adopt rules to implement the...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3701EnrollCreates the Educational Credit for Military Experience Act. Provides that before June 1, 2018, each institution of higher education shall adopt a policy to award academic credit for military training applicable to the student's certificate or degree ...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3903EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that there shall be no place of detention or criminal processing established or maintained on the grounds of any school. Effective immediately.
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3709EnrollAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Provides that counseling services or psychotherapy on an outpatient basis provided to a minor 12 years of age or older must be provided by, or under the supervision of, a licensed service ...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3215EnrollAmends the School Code. Requires a school district to make feminine hygiene products available, at no cost to students, in the bathrooms of school buildings. Provides that this requirement also applies to charter schools.
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3711EnrollAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person also commits hate crime when, by reason of the actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or national origin of anoth...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2622EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. In the provision concerning the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission Operations Fund surcharge, provides that after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Director of Insurance shall make one or more lo...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3419EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1739EnrollAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Provides that a student who is already licensed to teach and is enrolled in a course of study leading to an additional teaching endorsement or a master's degree in an academic field in which he or s...
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2017-06-22
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2794EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that a school board shall require the school district's high schools, if any, to inform all 11th and 12th grade students of dual enrollment and dual credit opportunities at public community colleges for qualified stud...
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2017-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4059IntroAmends the Cannabis Control Act. Deletes provision that the knowing possession of more than 30 grams but not more than 100 grams of any substance containing cannabis is a Class 4 felony if the offense is a subsequent offense.
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2017-06-21
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3167EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Human Services to conduct and regularly update a study on the early childhood workforce at least once every 3 years. Provides that the study shall: (i) describe the professional developm...
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2017-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1562EnrollAmends the Abandoned Housing Rehabilitation Act. In a provision concerning a court hearing on an organization's petition for temporary possession of property that the organization intends to rehabilitate, requires the organization to demonstrate to t...
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2017-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2663EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2388EnrollCreates the Child Abuse Awareness Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0866EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0055EnrollAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that August 4th of each year is designated as Barack Obama Day.
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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1413EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1808EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-13
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0237IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code and the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that upon the assignment to the Department of Healthcare and Family Services of the right to collect a child support obligation, additional interest on the amount of the ob...
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2017-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2017
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