Illinois Representative Lawrence Walsh [D]

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ILHB0619EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB0394EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB0302EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 29 @ 11:00 am]
Waive Posting Notice
ILHB2492EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
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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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0311EngrossCreates 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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2017-05-26
Third Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
ILHB3036EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB0656EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Karen McConnaughay
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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB0137EngrossAmends the Governor Transition Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the orderly transition of the office of Governor.
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB0690EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB2453EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB3298EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB2647EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB1677EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning registration plates and stickers.
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
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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2017-05-26
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2462EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB3376EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Waive Posting Notice
ILHB3791EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
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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2017-05-26
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2959EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Third Reading - Passed; 046-005-000
ILHB3131EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB2702EngrossAmends the Podiatric Medical Practice Act of 1987. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-26
Third Reading - Passed; 050-000-001
ILHB2802EngrossCreates the Transportation Benefits Program Act. Requires all covered employers to offer at least one transportation benefit program. Provides that the employer may choose between providing a program consistent with federal law that allows employees ...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB2907EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
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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2017-05-26
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1978EngrossCreates 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB0647EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB0838EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1905EngrossCreates 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB0982EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides that no candidate for President or Vice-President of the United States shall appear on the official ballot for the general election if that candidate has not released his or her tax returns at least 5 days prior to ...
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30 @ 9:00 am]
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
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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2017-05-26
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
ILSB1882EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB0641EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1351EngrossAmends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-26
Housing Affordability Impact Note Filed
ILHB1252IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction.
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILHB1317IntroAmends the Alternative Health Care Delivery Act. Makes a technical change in the Section concerning definitions.
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2017-05-26
House Floor Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
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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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3211EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3649EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3259IntroAmends 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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2017-05-25
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHR0100IntroDirects 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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2017-05-24
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
ILHR0274PassStrongly opposes any and all efforts by the Trump Administration to cut the Meals on Wheels Program and Congregate Meals Program, eliminate the Community Development Block Grant, eliminate the Community Services Block Grant, and slash funding for the...
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2017-05-24
Resolution Adopted
ILHB0066EngrossCreates the Illinois Route 66 Centennial Commission Act. Sets forth the appointment of the members, duties, and meeting requirements of the Commission. Provides that the Commission shall plan and sponsor Route 66 centennial events, programs, and acti...
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2017-05-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2470EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-19
Passed Both Houses
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