Illinois Representative Linda LaVia [D]

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ILHB3070EnrollAmends the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) Article of the Illinois Pension Code. With respect to establishing certain types of service credit in the Fund, provides that application and payment must be received by the Board while the applica...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3701EnrollCreates the Educational Credit for Military Experience Act. Provides that before June 1, 2018, each institution of higher education shall adopt a policy to award academic credit for military training applicable to the student's certificate or degree ...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3507EnrollAmends the Compulsory Attendance Article of the School Code. Allows a child to be absent from school on a particular day or days or at a particular time of day for the reason that his or her parent or legal guardian is an active duty member of the un...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3903EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that there shall be no place of detention or criminal processing established or maintained on the grounds of any school. Effective immediately.
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
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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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
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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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2987EnrollAmends the Personnel Code. Provides that State agencies, when hiring for internships and student assistant positions, shall give preference to a qualified applicant who is, or has been, a dependent child in foster care, a homeless youth, or a formerl...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
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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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2622EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. In the provision concerning the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission Operations Fund surcharge, provides that after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Director of Insurance shall make one or more lo...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0449EnrollAmends the Higher Education Veterans Service Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHR0016PassUrges Congress to pass legislation in support of the establishment of VA emergency prescription refill programs nationwide to ensure that, in emergency situations, veterans may receive medication directly from their local pharmacy and VA facility.
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2017-06-22
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
ILSB0860EnrollAmends the Line of Duty Compensation Act. Changes the definition of "killed in the line of duty" to include losing one's life while on active duty in connection with, among other operations, Operation Freedom's Sentinel, Operation New Dawn, and Opera...
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2017-06-22
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1739EnrollAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Provides that a student who is already licensed to teach and is enrolled in a course of study leading to an additional teaching endorsement or a master's degree in an academic field in which he or s...
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2017-06-22
Sent to the Governor
ILHJR0057EngrossDesignates June of 2017 as "Immigrant Heritage Month" in the State of Illinois.
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2017-06-22
Resolution Adopted
ILSB1783EnrollAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act and the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that all or a portion of the income tax credit awarded for the restoration and preservation of a qualified historic structure located in a River Edge Redevelopment Zone may ...
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2017-06-22
Sent to the Governor
ILHR0139IntroCreates the Fair and Equitable Assessment of Property Task Force.
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2017-06-22
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
ILSB1846EnrollAmends the School Code. Requires the Department of Public Health to promulgate rules and regulations to include asthma in the standard school health examination. Makes conforming changes. Amends the Illinois Health Statistics Act. Requires the Depart...
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2017-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2540EnrollAmends the School Code. With respect to a school district petitioning to withdraw from its special education joint agreement program, provides that if the petition for withdrawal is not approved by all of the remaining member districts and the petiti...
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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2551EnrollAmends the State Fire Marshal Act. Provides that the Office of the State Fire Marshal shall administer grants (currently, General Revenue Fund grants) to areas not located in a fire protection district or in a municipality which provides fire protect...
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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2663EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that early childhood programs receiving State Board of Education grants for preschool educational programs shall prohibit the expulsion of children. Provides instead that when persistent and serious challenging behavi...
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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0189EnrollAmends 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 criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual assault, predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, aggravat...
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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2426EnrollAmends the School Code. In provisions concerning the Early Childhood Education Block Grant, provides that (i) the requirement to fund programs for children ages 0-3 applies to funds distributed by this State and funds distributed to the Chicago schoo...
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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0084EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to make application to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services by July 1, 2017 for a State plan amendment to implement the Community First C...
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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0866EnrollAmends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Provides that the Department of Veterans Affairs shall provide informational resources and education to veterans returning from deployment regarding service animals for individuals with disabilities incl...
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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2831EnrollCreates the Property Assessed Clean Energy Act. Provides that a local unit of government may establish a property assessed clean energy program. Provides that, to finance or refinance one or more energy projects on the property covered by the program...
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2017-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0003EnrollAmends the Local Government Reduction and Efficiency Division of the Counties Code. Provides that the Division applies to all counties (currently, only applies to DuPage, Lake, and McHenry Counties). Excludes specified boards from the definition of "...
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2017-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1813EnrollAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department shall establish a Networking for Success Program. Provides that the program shall assist small to mid-sized busi...
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2017-06-13
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1524EngrossAmends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that notwithstanding whether the laws of the state or territory where the non-resident resides related to firearm ownership, possession, and carrying, are substantially similar to the requirements to o...
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2017-06-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0011PassEncourages the Illinois State Board of Education and each school district in this State to consider the benefits of the attendance awareness campaign "Every Student Counts, Every Day Matters" encouraged by the Illinois Attendance Commission.
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2017-05-31
Adopted Both Houses
ILHR0100PassDirects 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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2017-05-31
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
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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2017-05-31
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Transportation; 014-000-000
ILHB2996IntroAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Removes procurement expenditures made by the University of Illinois from the application of the Act and the University of Illinois from the definition of "State agency". Amends the State Property Control Act to r...
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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0024PassThat the P-20 Council, in collaboration with the Early Learning Council, shall establish an Advisory Committee for the purposes of reviewing kindergarten transitions.
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2017-05-31
Adopted Both Houses
ILSB0752EngrossAmends the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission Act. Provides that the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission shall be composed of 11 Commissioners (currently, members) that are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate. Requires at least 8 (...
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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1663EngrossAmends the Board of Higher Education Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning making rules and regulations.
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2017-05-31
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 3 - 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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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0867EngrossAmends the Limited Liability Company Act. Reduces the fee collected by the Secretary of State for the filing of articles of organization, applications for admission, and restated articles of organization from $500 to $39 and reduces those fees in con...
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2017-05-31
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 31, 2017
ILSB1904EngrossAmends the Prevailing Wage Act. Requires the Department of Labor to publish, by July 15 of each year on its official website, a prevailing wage schedule for each county in the State based upon the prevailing rate of wages investigated and ascertained...
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2017-05-31
House Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
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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2017-05-30
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB1316EngrossAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning unfair labor practice procedures.
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2017-05-30
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0156EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a tax credit for property taxes.
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2017-05-29
To Senate Revenue Committee
ILHB1764EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that it is a mitigating factor in sentencing that at the time of the offense, the defendant was suffering from post-partum depression or post-partum psychosis which was either undiagnosed or untreated,...
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2017-05-26
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
ILHB3806EngrossAmends the Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse and Dependency Act. Requires the Department of Human Services, upon request, to provide DUI service providers licensed by the State and any court, as defined, with copies of identification and arrest data th...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB3539EngrossAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Requires bidders to obtain an equal pay certificate before a purchasing agency may issue a contract to the bidder. Provides for the Department of Employment Security to issue the certificates. Specifies informati...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB3371EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that required training in suicide awareness and prevention techniques shall last at least 2 hours. Allows the State Board of Education to by rule provide for the training to be included as a continuing professional de...
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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0109EngrossAppropriates $2 from the General Revenue Fund to the Department of Natural Resources for its FY18 ordinary and contingent expenses. Effective July 1, 2017.
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB3458IntroCreates the Illinois Natural Areas Stewardship Act. Creates the Illinois Land Conservation and Stewardship Grant Program to make grants to conservation land trusts to steward lands identified in the Illinois Natural Area Inventory, lands designated a...
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2017-05-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2958IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that, on and after January 1, 2018, no person may knowingly cause or allow sale at wholesale or retail of a coal tar sealant product. Provides that, on and after July 1, 2019, no person may knowingly ...
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2017-05-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0045IntroUrges Congress to propose a Constitutional Amendment to permit Congress and the states to prohibit desecration of the United States flag.
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2017-05-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. David McSweeney
ILHR0423PassHonors the American soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines from the State of Illinois who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the preceding year.
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2017-05-25
Added Co-Sponsor All Other Members of the House
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