Illinois Representative Lawrence Walsh [D] | House

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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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2018-04-19
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4290IntroMakes appropriations to various agencies for prior year costs for personal services and State contributions to Social Security. Effective immediately .
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2018-04-19
To House Executive Committee
ILHB4324IntroCreates the Wage Lien Act. Provides that a lien exists on an employer's property for the amount of unpaid wages owed to an employee. Defines terms and includes provisions concerning creation of the lien; exemptions; notice; limitations; recording of ...
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2018-04-19
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
ILHB5828IntroAppropriates $5,797,550 from the Build Illinois Bond Fund to the Capital Development Board for early childhood construction grants. Appropriates $1,375,000 from the Build Illinois Bond Fund to the Capital Development Board for a grant to Gads Hill Ce...
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2018-04-19
To House Approp-Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
ILHB5121EngrossAmends the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act. Provides that no intergovernmental or interagency agreement or contract may be entered into, implemented, or given effect if the agreement's or contract's intent or effect is, among other requirements, to...
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2018-04-19
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
ILHB5752IntroAmends the Public Utilities Act. Creates the Broadband Advisory Council Article in the Act. Creates the Broadband Advisory Council to explore ways to expand broadband access throughout the State, including unserved and underserved areas. Provides tha...
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2018-04-19
To House Public Utilities Committee
ILHB4965IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. In provisions concerning the child care assistance program, provides that a family's eligibility for child care services shall be redetermined no sooner than 12 months following the initial determination or most r...
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2018-04-19
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven A. Andersson
ILHB5214EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Changes the definition of "applicant" and "related member". Provides that the annual allowable amounts shall be allocated by the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity if any portion of the unused allocate...
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2018-04-19
Third Reading - Short Debate - Passed 110-000-000
ILHB2617IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code to provide that a policy of accident or health insurance shall provide coverage for medically necessary expenses for standard fertility preservation services when a necessary medical treatment may directly or indire...
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2018-04-19
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
ILHB5599IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law or administrative rule to the contrary, beginning in fiscal year 2019, the specified threshold for working families must be no less than 185% of the then-cu...
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2018-04-19
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB5693EngrossAmends the Wildlife Code. Provides that traps used in the taking of mammals protected by the Code, for which an open trapping season has been established, shall be marked or tagged with metal tags or inscribed in lettering giving the name and address...
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2018-04-19
Third Reading - Short Debate - Passed 111-000-000
ILHB5692IntroAmends the Wildlife Code. Deletes language providing that the season limit for river otter shall not exceed 5 river otters per person per season. Effective immediately.
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2018-04-19
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
ILHB5597IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits custodial sexual misconduct when he or she is an employee of a law enforcement agency and engages in sexual conduct or sexual penetration with a person who is in the custody of a law en...
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2018-04-19
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven Reick
ILHB4310EngrossAmends the Department of Veterans' Affairs Act. Provides that a Veterans Home shall notify the residents of the Veterans Home, the families of residents at the Veterans Home, employees of the Veterans Home, and individuals working on contract at the ...
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2018-04-18
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB5784IntroAmends the Department of Veterans' Affairs Act. Provides that the Department of Veterans' Affairs shall submit a quarterly report to the General Assembly by January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1 of each year about the health and welfare of reside...
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2018-04-18
House Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
ILHB4922IntroAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that it is an unlawful practice to offer to consumers at retail a rebate made on a stored-value card that charges dormancy fees or other post-issuance fees. Defines terms.
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2018-04-18
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
ILHB5198IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that the portion of a site or facility that receives, separates, stores, and converts post-use polymers into crude oil, fuels, or other raw materials or intermediate or final products or feedstocks us...
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2018-04-17
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. David A. Welter
ILHB5245IntroAmends the Sexual Assault Survivors Emergency Treatment Act. Adds various provisions concerning requirements for hospitals and pediatric health care facilities in relation to pediatric sexual assault care. Provides that a hospital licensed under the ...
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2018-04-17
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
ILHB3877IntroCreates the Vapor Products Regulatory Act. Provides for the licensing and regulation of retail sellers of vapor pens and vapor products by the Department of Revenue. Sets requirements for licensure, including qualifications and disqualifications, and...
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2018-04-16
To House Business Occupational Licenses Committee
ILHB3746IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates a deduction for individuals, trusts, and estates for certain qualified student loan payments made during the taxable year. Provides that the deduction is excluded from the Act's automatic sunset provisions....
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4329IntroAmends the General Not For Profit Corporation Act of 1986. Includes the purpose of ownership and operation of a public wastewater service or system on a mutual or cooperative basis to the list of purposes for which a not-for-profit corporation may be...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4474IntroAmends the Counties Code, the Township Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, and the Fire Protection District Act. Provides that a nongovernmental entity with which a county, township, municipality, or fire protection district contracts to furnish fire ...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4542IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that the Electronic Registration Information Center shall provide the exclusive interstate voter registration program for the State. Provides that the State Board of Elections shall not share identification records ...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5190IntroAmends the Toll Highway Act. Provides that the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority shall engage an outside consulting firm to conduct a feasibility study on tolling the portion of Interstate 80 located in this State. Provides that the feasibility s...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5727IntroAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that in a municipality with a population under 1,000,000 that has approved an ordinance, resolution, or vote authorizing the annexation of contiguous territory, the annexation is subject to a backdoor refe...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5350IntroAmends the General Provisions and State Employees Articles of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that the alternative retirement annuity under the State Employees Article applies to a conservation police officer subject to the Tier 2 provisions. Pro...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4415IntroAmends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that the exemption for coal and aggregate exploration, mining, off-highway hauling, processing, maintenance, and reclamat...
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2018-04-13
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB5622IntroAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall establish reimbursement rates that build toward livable wages for front-line personnel i...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5521IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates a deduction for the full amount of union dues paid by the taxpayer during the taxable year if the taxpayer was not allowed a federal deduction under the Internal Revenue Code. Provides that, if any amount o...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5609IntroAmends the Illinois Act on the Aging. In a provision concerning the Community Care Program, establishes the following rate increases in the wages paid by vendors to their employees who provide homemaker services: on July 1, 2018, rates shall be incre...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5803IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012 concerning the offenses of intimidation and aggravated intimidation. Provides that a person also commits intimidation when, with intent to cause another to perform or to omit the performance of any act, he or she comm...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4095EnrollAmends 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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2018-04-12
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1252EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction.
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2018-04-11
Postponed - Education
ILHB5774IntroCreates the Lodging Establishment Human Trafficking Recognition Training Act. Requires hotels and motels to train employees in the recognition of human trafficking and protocols for reporting observed human trafficking to the appropriate authority. P...
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2018-04-11
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
ILHB5689IntroAmends the Coal Mining Act. Provides that a coal mine operator must provide caches of additional self-contained self-rescues devices along the mine's primary and secondary escape ways (rather than 30 self-contained self-rescuer devices in each cache ...
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2018-04-11
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4729IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that it is a violation for a person not entitled to the possession of a vehicle or essential part of a vehicle to receive, possess, conceal, sell, dispose, or transfer it with the intent to permanently or te...
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2018-04-10
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB3392IntroAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-05
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
ILHB4163EngrossAmends 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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2018-04-02
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2018-03-21
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
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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2018-03-13
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 14, 2018
ILHB4541EngrossAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that the definition of "financial institution" in the Finance Division of the Code includes any savings bank, savings and loan association, or credit union (rather than savings and loan associations and fe...
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2018-03-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHR0726PassUrges the Director of Public Health, the Director of Veterans' Affairs, and Governor Rauner's administration to provide a comprehensive report to the General Assembly that includes detailed timelines of what information the Illinois Veteran's Home at...
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2018-03-07
Resolution Adopted as Amended 104-000-001
ILHR0027IntroStates the opinion of the Illinois House of Representatives that the proposed educational pension cost shift from the State of Illinois to local school districts, community colleges, and institutions of higher education is financially wrong.
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2018-03-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4915IntroCreates the Logistics Center Impact Fee Act. Provides that an annual fee is imposed on the owner of each logistics center located in the State. Sets forth the amount of the fee. Contains provisions concerning returns. Effective immediately.
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2018-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0755IntroStrongly urges the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to delay the implementation of the Health Choice Illinois Medicaid Managed Care Program.
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2018-01-31
Placed on Calendar Order of Resolutions
ILHB4138IntroAmends the State Police Act. Provides that preference for the hiring of a Department of State Police officer shall be given to the son, daughter, stepson, stepdaughter, grandson, granddaughter, brother, or sister of a law enforcement officer who was ...
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2018-01-19
To House Rules Committee
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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2017-12-15
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
ILHB0795IntroAmends the Procurement of Domestic Products Act. Provides that all motor vehicles purchased or leased for one year or more by a State agency shall have a Vehicle Identification Number that begins with the number one, the number 2, the number 4, or th...
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2017-12-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0083PassUrges those in government to commit to working to change the culture that breeds sexual harassment.
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2017-11-20
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
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