Illinois Representative Lawrence Walsh [D]

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ILHB0690PassAmends the Day and Temporary Labor Services Act. Requires a day and temporary labor service agency (agency) to notify a day or temporary laborer (laborer) in writing of the schedule and length of multi-day assignments. Requires an agency to keep reco...
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2017-09-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0517
ILSB1978PassCreates the Home Care Consumer and Worker Protection Act. Provides that an individual performing services for a private home care provider (a home services agency, home nursing agency, or internet-based business that arranges for home care services) ...
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2017-09-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0536
ILHB4083IntroAmends the Counties Code. Provides that, on and after the effective date of this amendatory Act, no home rule county or non-home rule county has the authority to impose a tax on the use, sale, or purchase of sweetened beverages based upon the weight ...
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2017-09-21
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
ILHB4095IntroAmends 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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2017-09-21
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
ILHB0311PassCreates 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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2017-09-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0502
ILHB3791PassAmends 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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2017-09-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0507
ILHB2647PassAmends 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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2017-09-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0482
ILHB2702PassAmends the Podiatric Medical Practice Act of 1987. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-09-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0485
ILHB3649VetoAmends the State Finance Act. Requires each State agency to report to the State Comptroller the aggregate dollar amount of all current liabilities held at the time of the report and an estimate of any interest penalties that have accrued under the St...
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2017-09-07
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
ILHR0597IntroRecognizes the 85th anniversary of the Contractors Association of Will and Grundy Counties (CAWGC).
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2017-09-06
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
ILSB1933PassAmends the Election Code. Provides that the State Board of Elections and the Office of the Secretary of State shall establish an automatic voter registration program pursuant to an interagency contract and jointly-adopted rules. Provides that an appl...
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2017-08-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0464
ILHB0394PassAmends the Secretary of State Act. Provides that the Secretary of State is authorized to solicit and accept sponsorship for publications printed and distributed by the Secretary's office. Provides that the Secretary shall not solicit or accept applic...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0335
ILHB0302VetoAmends 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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2017-08-25
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILHB2492PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Code Chapter governing size, weight, and load of vehicles does not apply to fire apparatus or authorized emergency vehicles owned or operated by any governmental body or not-for-profit fire protecti...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0366
ILHB0656PassAmends the Downstate Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. In a provision relating to employer contributions from special trust and federal funds, provides that, beginning July 1, 2017, the rate, expressed as a percentage of salary, shall be ...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0340
ILHB2453PassAmends the Downstate Public Transportation Act, the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, the Use Tax Act, and the Service Use Tax Act. Beginning July 1, 2018, instead of use and occupation tax collections being deposited int...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0363
ILHB3298VetoAmends the School Code. With respect to the annual budget of a school district with under 500,000 inhabitants, provides that, beginning with the budget for the 2017-2018 school year, 85% of State funding under the State aid formula provisions of the ...
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2017-08-25
Governor Vetoed
ILHB1677PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning registration plates and stickers.
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0357
ILHB2462VetoAmends 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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2017-08-25
Governor Vetoed
ILHB2959PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that no policy of individual or group accident and health insurance issued, amended, delivered, or renewed on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act may impose any preexisting condition exclusi...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0386
ILHB2907PassAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. In a provision concerning access to psychiatric mental health services via telepsychiatry, provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall not require that a ...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0385
ILSB0647PassAmends the Mortgage Foreclosure Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that provisions concerning an additional fee paid by residential foreclosure plaintiffs are operative until January 1, 2020 (instead of January 1, 2018). Provides that p...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0407
ILSB1351VetoAmends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-25
Governor Vetoed
ILSB0518PassAmends the General Obligation Bond Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0402
ILSB0641PassAmends the Animal Control Act. Provides that if the money from registration fees is placed in the county animal population control fund it may also be used for a purpose under the Food Stamp Program or the Social Security Disability Insurance Benefit...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0405
ILSB1304PassAmends the Illinois Municipal Code and the Fire Protection District Act. Provides that a person shall not be appointed as the chief, the acting chief, the department head, or a position, by whatever title, that is responsible for day-to-day operation...
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2017-08-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0425
ILSB1882PassAmends the Animal Welfare Act. Provides that every dog dealer and cattery operator shall provide for every dog or cat available for sale documentation that indicates that the dog or cat has been microchipped. Requires an animal shelter or animal cont...
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0322
ILSB2012PassAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes the following changes with respect to the angel investment credit: (1) provides that the credit applies for taxable years ending on or before December 31, 2021 (currently, December 31, 2016); (2) increases th...
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2017-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0328
ILSB0868EngrossAmends 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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2017-08-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3036PassAmends the Counties Code. Provides that on and after January 1, 2019, a county shall adopt and implement a predictable fee schedule that eliminates surcharges or fees based upon the individual attributes of documents to be recorded with the county re...
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2017-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0271
ILHB3131PassAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to collect and publicly report statistical data on the racial and ethnic demographics of program participants for each program administered by the Department. Prov...
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2017-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0275
ILHB3394PassAmends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. In provisions concerning abuse and neglect investigations involving a school employee, provides that if the Child Protective Service Unit has not conducted an investigation involving an allegation ...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0176
ILHB3631PassAmends 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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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0192
ILHB3165PassAmends 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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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0157
ILHB3211VetoAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) to identify and flag all college students who are potentially eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Provides that...
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2017-08-18
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILHB3376VetoAmends the Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities Act. Provides that a home care consumer in the Department of Human Services' Home Services Program has the right and discretion to: (i) select and hire a personal assistant or other individual pr...
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2017-08-18
Governor Vetoed
ILHB3419VetoAmends 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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2017-08-18
Governor Vetoed
ILHB3711PassAmends 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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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0197
ILSB0838PassAmends 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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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0224
ILHR0554PassRecognizes the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Senior Citizens Association.
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2017-08-16
Resolution Adopted
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
ILHB2661PassAmends the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act. Provides that an EMR, EMT, EMT-I, A-EMT, or Paramedic may transport a police dog injured in the line of duty to a veterinary clinic or similar facility if there are no persons requiring medical...
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2017-08-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0108
ILHB2437PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code to allow for the issuance volunteerism special license plate decals by the Illinois Department of Human Services. Provides for the original fee, renewal fees, and fee distribution for the volunteerism decals issued by...
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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0057
ILSB0189PassAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that when the victim is under 18 years of age at the time of the offense, a prosecution for criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual assault, predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, aggravat...
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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0080
ILSB1372PassAmends the Mercury Switch Removal Act. Changes the Act's repeal date from January 1, 2027 to January 1, 2022. Effective immediately.
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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0092
ILSB1561PassAmends the Solid Waste Planning and Recycling Act. Provides that nothing in the Act shall be construed to permit a county with a population of less than 2,000,000 residents the power to regulate the operations of pollution control facilities or recyc...
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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0095
ILHB1805PassAmends 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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2017-08-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0041
ILHB0619PassAmends the Freedom of Information Act. Exempts from inspection and copying the following: records requested by a person committed to the Department of Corrections or a county jail, the disclosure of which would result in the risk of harm to any perso...
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2017-08-04
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0026
ILHB0386EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Repeals a provision providing for the collection of an annual commercial distribution fee on vehicles of the second division weighing more than 8,000 pounds. Makes conforming changes. Effective July 1, 2018.
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0138EngrossAmends the Governor Transition Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the orderly transition of the office of Governor.
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
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