Illinois Representative Lawrence Walsh [D]

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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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2017-07-21
Sent to the Governor
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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2017-07-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3629IntroAmends 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 involuntary servitude, involuntary sexual servitude of a minor, or trafficking in persons and related offenses may ...
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2017-07-19
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
ILHR0445PassUrges opposition to the American Health Care Act.
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2017-07-14
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
ILSB0019FailAmends the Personnel Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-07-06
Total Veto Stands
ILHB3447IntroCreates the Tuition Reduction Act. Beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year, requires each public university located in this State to reimburse its full-time resident undergraduate students a portion of the tuition charged in the form of a grant ap...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1294EngrossCreates the Industrial Hemp Act. Provides that any person desiring to grow, process, cultivate, harvest, process, possess, sell, or purchase industrial hemp or industrial hemp related products must be licensed by the Department of Agriculture. Provid...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1502EngrossCreates the Right to Know Act. Provides that an operator of a commercial website or online service that collects personally identifiable information through the internet about individual customers residing in Illinois who use or visit its commercial ...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1252IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction.
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1317IntroAmends the Alternative Health Care Delivery Act. Makes a technical change in the Section concerning definitions.
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1227IntroAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0054PassUrges the Illinois Senate and the Illinois House of Representatives to create a joint legislative cancer caucus, to be known as the Illinois Legislative Cancer Caucus, to provide a forum for discussing and evaluating public policies affecting cancer ...
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2017-07-04
Adopted Both Houses
ILSB1905EnrollCreates the Collective Bargaining Freedom Act. Provides that it is the policy of the State that employers, employees, and their labor organizations are free to bargain collectively. Provides that the authority to enact laws or rules that restrict the...
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2017-07-04
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-07-03
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
ILSB1978EnrollCreates 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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2017-07-01
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0816IntroAmends the Sex Offender Registration Act. Provides for registration under the Act of a person convicted of a battery when the court: (1) finds that the battery was sexually motivated as defined in the Sex Offender Management Board Act; and (2) in its...
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2017-06-30
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2470PassAmends the Educator Licensure Article of the School Code. Provides that a career and technical educator or a part-time provisional career and technical educator endorsement may be issued to an applicant who, among other requirements, has a minimum of...
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2017-06-30
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ILHB0302EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2959EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1351EnrollAmends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0518EnrollAmends the General Obligation Bond Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1933EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2492EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3036EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2453EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3298EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2462EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3131EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2907EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0647EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1882EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0641EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1304EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB2012EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0619EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0394EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHJR0017EngrossDesignates the entirety of Interstate 294 of the Dwight D. Eisenhower System of Interstate and Defense Highways as the "President Barack Obama Tollway".
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2017-06-27
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0656EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
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
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
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
ILHB0160EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the earned income tax credit.
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2017-06-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
ILHB0690EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-25
Passed Both Houses
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
ILHB2702EnrollAmends the Podiatric Medical Practice Act of 1987. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-06-25
Passed Both Houses
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
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
ILHB3394EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3631EnrollAmends 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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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
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
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