Illinois Representative Lawrence Walsh [D]

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ILSB3015EnrollAmends the School Code. With regard to the self-administration and self-carry of asthma medication, provides that a school district, public school, charter school, or nonpublic school may authorize a school nurse or trained personnel to (i) provide u...
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2018-05-25
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
ILHB4965EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-24
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
ILHB5599EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-24
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5597EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-24
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4790EnrollCreates the Compost-Amended Soil Construction Act. Provides that any State agency that undertakes a construction project that requires the use of offsite soil and that is located within 20 miles of any Illinois Environmental Protection Agency-permitt...
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2018-05-24
Passed Both Houses
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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2018-05-23
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3508EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1253EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the members of the State Board of Education.
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2018-05-22
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB5876IntroAppropriates $5,400,000 from the Common School Fund to the State Board of Education for the purpose of providing one-time, per capita grants to alternative schools, safe schools, or alternative learning opportunity programs that have experienced aver...
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2018-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2273EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-18
Sent to the Governor
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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2018-05-18
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 25, 2018
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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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3242EngrossAmends the Property Tax Code. Makes structural changes concerning homestead exemptions by creating separate divisions for homestead exemptions in counties with 3,000,000 or more inhabitants and counties with fewer than 3,000,000 inhabitants. Effectiv...
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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2327EngrossAmends the Video Gaming Act. Provides that the Illinois Gaming Board must provide a licensed establishment, licensed truck stop establishment, licensed fraternal establishment, or licensed veterans establishment that violates the Act written notice o...
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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3511EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0991IntroAdopts the text of a Tennessee resolution condemning white nationalism and neo-Nazism.
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2018-05-18
Placed on Calendar Order of Resolutions
ILHB3538EngrossCreates the Keep Illinois Business Act. Provides that any recipient business that chooses to move all or part of its business operations and the jobs created by its business out-of-State shall be deemed to no longer qualify for State economic develop...
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2018-05-11
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
ILHR0755PassStrongly 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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2018-05-10
Resolution Adopted
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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2018-05-08
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3392IntroAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-27
To House Rules 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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2018-04-27
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-04-27
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4774IntroAmends the Counties Code. In provisions regarding determination of the lowest responsible bidder in purchases by a county with fewer than 2,000,000 inhabitants for services, materials, and equipment, a local company that bids within 5% to 10% of the ...
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2018-04-27
Third Reading - Standard Debate - Lost 042-046-008
ILSB2962EngrossAmends 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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2018-04-25
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2963EngrossAmends 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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2018-04-25
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-04-24
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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2018-04-20
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2663EngrossAmends the Wildlife Code. Combines youth hunting and trapping licensing. Provides that the fee for a Youth Hunting and Trapping License is $7. Provides before any youth 18 shall take or attempt to take any species protected by the Code for which an o...
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2018-04-18
To House Rules 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
ILSB0868PassAmends 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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2017-12-15
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0566
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
ILHB0137PassAmends the Governor Transition Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the orderly transition of the office of Governor.
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2017-11-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0553
ILSB0402PassAmends the Open Meetings Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning definitions.
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2017-11-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0554
ILSB0872EngrossAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that the homestead exemption for veterans with disabilities shall be prorated if the property is first used as a qualified residence by a veteran with a disability after January 1 of a taxable year. Effective im...
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2017-11-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0302PassAmends 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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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0543
ILHB3298PassAmends 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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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0550
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