Illinois Representative Litesa Wallace [D]

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ILHB4965EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-21
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
ILHB4226EngrossAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall develop, publish, and disseminate a brochure to educate the general public on the effects o...
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2018-05-21
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
ILHB4346EnrollAmends the School Code and various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. With respect to the requirement that the events of Black History be taught in every public elementary school and high school...
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2018-05-21
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILSB2428EngrossCreates the Hunger-Free Students' Bill of Rights Act. Provides that every school in this State shall provide a federally reimbursable lunch to a student of that school who requests the lunch, regardless of whether the student has the ability to pay f...
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2018-05-21
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2281EngrossAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the purpose of the Entrepreneur Learner's Permit pilot program is to encourage and assist beginning entrepreneurs in starting n...
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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 22, 2018
ILSB2332EngrossAmends the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Minors and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Changes the name of the Act to the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Persons under 21 Years of Age and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Raises ...
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2018-05-21
Fiscal Note Requested by Rep. Norine K. Hammond
ILSB3115EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that grant amounts under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program may not vary on the basis of a TANF recipient's county of residence. Increases TANF grant amounts to: 30% of federal pov...
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2018-05-21
State Mandates Fiscal Note Requested by Rep. Tom Demmer
ILSB2546EngrossAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Provides that the term "student" within the definition of "educational employee" or "employee" as used in the Act includes (rather than excludes) graduate students who are teaching assistants prima...
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2018-05-21
State Mandates Fiscal Note Requested by Rep. Tom Demmer
ILHB2354IntroCreates the Lethal Violence Order of Protection Act. Provides that a petitioner may request an emergency lethal violence order of protection by filing an affidavit or verified pleading alleging that the respondent poses an immediate and present dange...
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2018-05-18
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 25, 2018
ILHB3093PassAmends the Wildlife Code. Defines "hunting license" as an electronic or physical license authorizing the person to take a certain type of animal during a specified period of time. Effective immediately.
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2018-05-18
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
ILHB3720EngrossAmends the Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act of the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that surplus tax revenues may be used to pay for costs of special education, social services, and other costs of a public school district. Provides that fo...
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2018-05-18
To Senate Assignments 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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2018-05-18
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0007EngrossCreates the Chicago Casino Development Authority Act. Provides for the creation of the Chicago Casino Development Authority, whose duties include promotion and maintenance of a casino. Amends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975 and the Riverboat Ga...
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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4146EngrossAmends the Managed Care Reform and Patient Rights Act. In provisions concerning transition of services, provides that the health care plan shall not modify an enrollee's coverage of a drug during the plan year if the drug has been previously approved...
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2018-05-18
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB0193VetoAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance must provide coverage for medically necessary preventative physical therapy for insureds diagnosed with multiple sclerosis without any tre...
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2018-05-18
Motion Filed Override Governor Veto Rep. Jay Hoffman
ILHB4900EngrossCreates the Illinois Generic Drug Pricing Fairness Act. Provides that a manufacturer or wholesale drug distributor shall not engage in price gouging in the sale of an essential off-patent or generic drug. Provides that the Director of Healthcare and ...
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2018-05-18
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
ILHB5202EnrollAmends the Governor's Office of Management and Budget Act. Creates the Youth Budget Commission is established within the Office with the goal of producing an annual youth budget fiscal scan. Sets forth the membership and terms of the Commission. Effe...
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2018-05-18
Passed Both Houses
ILHB1042EngrossAmends the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Department of Central Management Services.
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2018-05-18
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB5341IntroAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law, the court shall not deny a sealing or expungement petition because the petitioner has not satisfied an outstanding financial obligation established, imp...
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2018-05-18
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHB5245EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-18
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
ILSB1424EngrossCreates the Small Donor Democracy Matching System for Fair Elections Act. Amends the Election Code. Creates a small donor campaign contribution matching system for candidates for the offices of Governor, Attorney General, State Comptroller, State Tre...
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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4799EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that, in every public school maintaining any of grades kindergarten through 8, there shall be instruction, study, and discussion of effective methods for the prevention and avoidance of traffic injuries related to wal...
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2018-05-18
To Senate Education Committee
ILHB4081EngrossCreates the Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act. Provides that an employer that intends to relocate a call center or portions of a call center from Illinois to another state or a foreign country must provide notice to the State Treasurer a...
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2018-05-18
Postponed - Telecommunications and Information Technology
ILHB5770EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, a school board shall notify students and the parents or guardians of students, electronically or in the form of a letter, that a student may be eligible to receive menta...
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2018-05-18
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB3528EngrossAmends the Illinois Lottery Law. Extends the repeal date for provisions concerning a program that allows individuals 18 years of age or older to purchase lottery tickets online from July 1, 2017 to July 1, 2028. Effective immediately.
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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0336EngrossAmends the Party Line Emergency Act. Makes a technical change concerning the short title.
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2018-05-18
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 25, 2018
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
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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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0034EngrossAmends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-18
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 25, 2018
ILSB2481EngrossProvides that the amendatory Act may be referred to as the Commitment to Justice Act and includes legislative findings. Amends the Court of Claims Act. Removes the $100,000 limit on awards in tort cases. Provides that the changes apply to cases filed...
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2018-05-18
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 25, 2018
ILSB2213EngrossCreates the Illinois Workers' Rights and Worker Safety Act. Provides that except as authorized by State law enacted after January 1, 2017, a State agency may not amend or revise its rules relating to protection of workers' rights or worker safety in ...
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2018-05-18
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 25, 2018
ILSB3388EngrossAmends the Illinois Crime Reduction Act of 2009. Adds definition of "offender" and deletes definition of "violent offender". Provides that an offender who is charged with or convicted of a probation-eligible offense (rather than a non-violent offende...
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2018-05-18
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
ILSB2996EngrossAmends the Lead Poisoning Prevention Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-18
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3015EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-18
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB3232EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Creates a 5-year demonstration project within the Department of Human Services to provide an intensive workforce training program for entry level workers and a multi-generational healthy family initiative. Provide...
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2018-05-18
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHR1071IntroRecognizes Megan Bugg for her efforts to raise awareness of childhood cancer and fight for increased funding for research.
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2018-05-18
To House Human Services Committee
ILSB3004EngrossAmends the Vital Records Act. Provides that a person shall not be required to pay a search fee for a birth record search or an additional fee for a certified copy of the record upon the person's placement on aftercare release under the Juvenile Court...
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2018-05-18
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
ILSB3604EngrossCreates the Government Severance Pay Act. Provides that a unit of government that enters into a contract or employment agreement, or renewal or renegotiation of an existing contract or employment agreement, that contains a provision for severance pay...
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2018-05-18
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
ILSB2572EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that an approved waiver from or modification to a physical education mandate may remain in effect for a period not to exceed 2 school years (rather than 5 school years like other mandate waivers) and may be renewed no...
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2018-05-18
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 25, 2018
ILSB3466EngrossAmends the School Code. Requires a school district to make reasonable efforts to provide ongoing professional development to teachers, administrators, school board members, school resource officers, and staff on the appropriate and available supporti...
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2018-05-18
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB2330EnrollAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that the publication requirement in a petition for change of name shall be waived if: (i) the petitioner is 18 years of age or older; (ii) concurrent with the petition, the petitioner files with the court ...
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2018-05-18
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst
ILSB3075EngrossAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Provides that beginning July 1, 2018, and quarterly thereafter, the Department of Human Services shall submit to the General Assembly a written report providing, at minimum, ...
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2018-05-18
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
ILHB3418EngrossAmends the Counties Code and Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a county or municipality may create an urban agricultural zones (UAZ) composed of organizations or persons who grow produce or other agricultural products; who raise livestock or pou...
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2018-05-17
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
ILSB0351EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the purpose of the "Medicaid" Article.
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2018-05-17
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
ILHR0711PassDeclares a Mental Healthcare Emergency in Illinois and urges the consideration of a comprehensive legislative package to address the community mental health and substance disorder workforce and behavioral healthcare access crisis in Illinois by the e...
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2018-05-17
Resolution Adopted
ILHB4469EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides that each election authority shall collaborate with the county jail within the jurisdiction of the election authority to facilitate voting by mail for voters eligible to vote in the county who are confined or detain...
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2018-05-17
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 18, 2018
ILHB4743EngrossAmends the Equal Pay Act of 2003. Provides that no employer may discriminate between employees by paying wages to an African-American employee at a rate less than the rate at which the employer pays wages to another employee who is not African-Americ...
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2018-05-17
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 18, 2018
ILHB4297IntroAmends the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Minors and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Changes the name of the Act to the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Persons under 21 Years of Age and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Raises ...
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2018-05-17
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Home Rule Note Filed as Amended
ILHB4796EnrollAmends the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986 and the Protective Orders Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. To the list of protected persons, adds any of the following persons abused by a family or household member of a child: (1) ...
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2018-05-17
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4885EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that families with children under the age of 5 who have an open intact family services case with the Department of Children and Family Services shall be eligible for child care assistance under the Depart...
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2018-05-17
Passed Both Houses
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