Illinois Representative Linda LaVia [D]

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ILHB0034IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. In a Section concerning the homestead exemption for veterans with disabilities, provides that: (1) for taxable years prior to 2015, "surviving spouse" means the surviving spouse of a veteran who obtained the exemption pr...
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2019-11-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0901IntroAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to implement and administer a program, beginning with the 2020-2021 academic year, to award College Promise grants to Illinois residents seeking a...
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2019-10-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0256EngrossAmends the Educator Licensure Article of School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, in order to obtain a license under the Article, a student teacher candidate may not be required to videotape himself or herself or his or h...
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2019-10-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0833PassAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that a person who has been granted a senior citizens homestead exemption need not reapply for the exemption. Effective immediately.
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0453
ILHB0002PassAmends the Medical Patient Rights Act. Provides that every woman has certain rights with regard to pregnancy and childbirth, including the right to receive care that is consistent with current scientific evidence about benefits and risks, the right t...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0445
ILHB1455PassAmends the Disposition of Remains Act. Provides that any dispute concerning the right to control the disposition of a decedent's remains shall be resolved by a court within 30 days of the dispute being filed with the court.
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0381
ILHB0889PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Requires an individual or group policy of accident and health insurance or managed care plan to provide coverage for long-term antibiotic therapy for a person with a tick-borne disease. Makes conforming changes in ...
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2019-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0371
ILHB0246PassAmends the School Code. With regard to the textbook block grant program, provides that the textbooks authorized to be purchased must include the roles and contributions of all people protected under the Illinois Human Rights Act and must be non-discr...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0227
ILHB0038PassAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that it is an aggravating factor in sentencing for first degree murder that the murdered individual was a member of a congregation engaged in prayer or other religious activities at a church, synagogue, mosq...
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2019-08-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0223
ILHB0838IntroCreates 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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2019-08-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2412IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits sexual assault by deception if the person commits an act of sexual penetration and the person submits under the belief that the person committing the act is someone known to the victim ...
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2019-08-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2159IntroAmends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Requires coverage for breast pumps approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires coverage under the medical a...
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2019-08-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0834PassAmends 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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2019-08-01
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
ILHB0910PassAmends the Illinois Local Library Act. Provides that a proposition for the appointed Aurora Public Library board to be changed to an elected board shall be submitted by referendum to the voters of the City of Aurora either by ordinance of the city co...
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2019-07-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0126
ILHB0001PassCreates the Task Force on Infant and Maternal Mortality Among African Americans Act. Creates the Task Force on Infant and Maternal Mortality Among African Americans. Provides for the membership of the Task Force. Provides for the election of a chairp...
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2019-07-12
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0038
ILHB1475PassCreates the Seizure Smart School Act. Provides for legislative findings and defines terms. Requires the parent or guardian of a student with epilepsy who seeks assistance with epilepsy-related care in a school setting to submit a seizure action plan ...
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2019-07-12
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0050
ILHB1494PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides for the issuance of a 90-day permit to operate a motor vehicle that was donated to a not-for-profit organization for the purpose of donating the motor vehicle to a low-income individual. Provides that no mor...
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2019-07-12
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0051
ILHB0205EngrossAmends the Critical Health Problems and Comprehensive Health Education Act to require the instruction on mental health and illness to evaluate the multiple dimensions of health by reviewing the relationship between physical and mental health so as to...
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2019-07-03
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0837EngrossCreates the Illinois Legislative Youth Advisory Council Act. Provides that the purpose of the Council is to facilitate communication between the youth of the State of Illinois and the elected branches of State government regarding the issues, interes...
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2019-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0816EngrossAmends the Department of Innovation and Technology Act. Provides that on or before July 1, 2020, each State agency shall submit to the Department of Innovation and Technology a plan to improve the provision of digital services, including modernizing ...
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2019-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0087IntroUrges support for funding the physical infrastructure of early childhood education programs.
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2019-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1637PassCreates the Keep Illinois Families Together Act. Provides that the Attorney General, within 90 days of the effective date of this Act, in consultation with the appropriate stakeholders, shall propose new rules related to limiting assistance with immi...
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2019-06-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0019
ILHB2522IntroCreates the Legislative Accessibility Act. Provides that the General Assembly shall make all efforts to increase public accessibility to the General Assembly, and specifies the efforts to be included. Provides that the Secretary of State shall make a...
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2019-06-01
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0823EngrossAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Public Health to ensure that those who draw blood from children and adults with intellectual and developmental disab...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB1591IntroAmends the Downstate Public Transportation Act, the Metropolitan Transit Authority Act, the Local Mass Transit District Act, and the Regional Transportation Authority Act. Provides for free fares for veterans with disabilities, reduced fares for othe...
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2019-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0163EngrossAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Provides that the information required to be transmitted under the prescription monitoring program must be transmitted not later than the end of the business day on which a controlled substance is dispen...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB1468IntroAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that the Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission shall study and make recommendations to the General Assembly regarding the availability of youth services to reduce the use of detention and prevent d...
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2019-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3152IntroAmends the Electric Service Customer Choice and Rate Relief Law of 1997 of the Public Utilities Act. In provisions concerning infrastructure investment and modernization: Provides that beginning in 2022, a participating utility other than a combinati...
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2019-05-30
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0061PassCalls on the United States to develop a policy that it will not be the first to use nuclear weapons.
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2019-05-15
Resolution Adopted
ILHB2776IntroAmends the Illinois Act on the Aging. Provides that the rates and minimum mandated wage increases for homemaker services shall be, at a minimum, as of January 1, 2019, a rate of $19.96 per hour, for a minimum wage of $12 per hour, and as of July 1, 2...
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2019-05-03
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1645IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits misrepresentation of a service animal when he or she knowingly represents, expressly or impliedly, that the animal is a service animal for the purpose of securing the rights and privile...
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2019-04-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0835IntroAmends the Flag Display Act. Provides that the Honor and Remember Flag is designated as the symbol of our State's concern and commitment to honoring and remembering all members of the United States Armed Forces who have lost their lives while serving...
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2019-04-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0027IntroCreates the Vocational Academy Opportunity Act. Creates 2 vocational academies, one located in Cook County and the other in a downstate county, which shall be residential institutions. Provides that each academy shall be a State agency, funded by Sta...
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2019-04-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0905IntroCreates the Private Sector Workplace Anti-Harassment Task Force Act. Creates the Private Sector Workplace Anti-Harassment Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall create model policies and best practices to keep workplaces safe from sexual hara...
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2019-04-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0058PassUrges the Illinois Department of Public Health to adopt new guidelines for painkillers.
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2019-04-12
Resolution Adopted
ILHJRCA0015IntroProposes to amend the Legislature Article of the Illinois Constitution. Removes the requirement for each Legislative District to be divided into two Representative Districts. Modifies provisions concerning legislative redistricting. Provides specifie...
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2019-04-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0011PassRecognizes September 2019 as Dystonia Awareness Month.
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2019-04-05
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
ILHB0349IntroCreates the Drug and Sharps Waste Stewardship Act. Directs the Environmental Protection Agency to administer a drug and sharps waste stewardship program. Provides that the State Board of Pharmacy is to guide and advise the Agency in its administratio...
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2019-04-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0074PassStates that Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program eligibility and funding should be broadened to further reduce barriers to breast screening, detection and treatment for underserved women to improve conditions for women to achieve optimal healt...
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2019-04-02
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
ILHR0063PassEncourages Illinois residents to visit cancerscreenweek.org for cancer screening resources and talk to their healthcare providers about their risk factors for all cancer types. Declares the first week of December 2019 as "Cancer Screen Week". Urges t...
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2019-04-02
Removed Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
ILHR0072PassExpresses support of American steel workers and urges the purchase of American and Illinois manufactured steel.
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2019-04-02
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
ILHB0270IntroAmends the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that if a purchaser makes payment over the phone, in writing, or via the Internet, and the property is delivered to a location in this State, then the sale shall be sourced to the location where the ...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0923IntroCreates the Illinois Clean Elections Act. Establishes a voluntary method of public financing of the campaigns of candidates for statewide constitutional offices and the General Assembly. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Illinois Clean Elect...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0886IntroAmends 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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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0368IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that the homestead exemption for veterans with disabilities carries over to the benefit of the veteran's surviving spouse if the veteran resided outside of the State but otherwise qualified for the exemption at ...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0312IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that, notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, a school board may immediately suspend or terminate the employment of any person employed by a school district or contracted to work for a school distr...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0328IntroAmends the Metropolitan Transit Authority Act. Provides that the Chicago Transit Board shall appoint and pay for a minimum of one police officer or other safety personnel on each bus and train operated by the Chicago Transit Authority.
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0872IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. With respect to the Senior Citizens Assessment Freeze Homestead Exemption, provides that, beginning in assessment year 2019, the taxpayer's household income shall be reduced by any amounts paid as Medicare premiums. Effe...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0815IntroCreates the Freedom from Aggressive Insurance Increases Review Act. Creates the independent, quasi-judicial Health Insurance Rate Review Board to ensure insurance rates are reasonable and justified. Sets forth duties and prohibited activities concern...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0311IntroAmends the Freedom of Information Act to provide that in the case of sexual assault or sexual abuse by school district personnel, nothing in the Act prohibits a school district from disclosing disciplinary records of school district personnel. Amends...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
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