Illinois Representative Mary Flowers [D]

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ILHB4008IntroAppropriates $56,000,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Office of the Secretary of State for 28 non-competitively awarded grants, each in the amount of $2,000,000, to community-based organizations based entirely within 28 specified Representati...
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2017-06-29
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHR0511PassMourns the death of Commissioner Robert Steele of North Lawndale.
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2017-06-29
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
ILHJR0017EngrossDesignates the entirety of Interstate 294 of the Dwight D. Eisenhower System of Interstate and Defense Highways as the "President Barack Obama Tollway".
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2017-06-27
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2771EngrossCreates the Healthy Workplace Act and amends the State Finance Act. Requires employers to provide specified paid sick days to employees. Sets forth the purposes for and manner in which the sick days may be used. Contains provisions regarding employer...
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2017-06-26
3/5 Vote Required
ILHR0430PassRecognizes July 2, 2017 as Lions Day in Illinois.
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2017-06-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
ILHR0351PassUrges the Mayor of the City of Chicago to officially recognize the importance and benefits of school diversity and to set it as a priority when making decisions regarding admissions policies and practices, creation of new schools, school rezoning, an...
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2017-06-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILHR0361PassDesignates July 3, 2017 and July 3, 2018 as Illinois Citizens Re-entry Day, to be observed in recognition of Congressman Danny K. Davis' work in helping to provide ex-offenders with a second chance and opportunity to re-enter society as productive ci...
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2017-06-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
ILHR0418PassDirects the Auditor General to conduct a performance audit on the Department of Children and Family Services to review and assess the Department's protocols for investigating reports of child abuse and neglect.
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2017-06-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
ILHR0384PassUrges President Trump and Congress to fully fund the programs that will help local law enforcement to address drug trafficking and use in our communities.
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2017-06-25
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0513IntroResolves that funding for Illinois' Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program be restored to the original funding levels established in 1996.
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2017-06-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1774EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the Chicago Board of Education starting with the 2019 consolidated election. Makes related changes. Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Provides that a person shall be ...
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2017-06-24
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0076PassUrges the U.S. Congress to introduce and pass legislation that eliminates both the Government Pension Offset and the Windfall Elimination Provision.
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2017-06-22
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0089PassUrges the City of Chicago to begin repurposing the closed public schools within its system into new-purpose facilities as soon as possible.
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2017-06-22
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0234PassUrges the creation of an environmental justice agenda.
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2017-06-22
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
ILHR0009PassDesignates the month of August in 2017 as Buy Black, Love Black, and Give Black Month in the State of Illinois.
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2017-06-22
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
ILHR0006PassUrges the Inspector General of the City of Chicago to conduct a performance audit of the Chicago Police Department to determine and assess police emergency response times in Chicago neighborhoods and communities and to make recommendations to improve...
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2017-06-22
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
ILHJR0002PassCreates the Underrepresented Groups in Academia Task Force within the Board of Higher Education to examine strategies to grow underrepresented groups in institutions of higher education and to ascertain the viability of increasing the number of labor...
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2017-05-31
Adopted Both Houses
ILHR0474PassCongratulates Monique D. Davis on her retirement as State Representative for the 27th District.
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2017-05-31
Resolution Adopted
ILHB0453IntroCreates the Financial Transaction Tax Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-05-30
To House Rules Committee
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
ILHB0768EngrossAmends the Charter Schools Law of the School Code. Removes provisions allowing the State Charter School Commission to reverse a school board's decision to deny, revoke, or not renew a charter; makes related changes. Provides that if a charter school ...
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2017-05-30
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
ILHB3142EngrossCreates the Criminal History in College Applications Act. Provides that a public college may not inquire about or consider an applicant's criminal history information at any time during the admission decision-making process, except as required by Sta...
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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHR0326IntroUrges the creation of an environmental justice agenda.
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2017-05-25
Placed on Calendar Order of Resolutions
ILHB2624EngrossCreates the Health Insurance Rate 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 concerning the Board. Creates ...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3393IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Imposes a privilege tax at a rate of 20% on partnerships and S corporations engaged in the business of conducting investment management services, until such time as a federal law with an identical effect has been e...
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2017-05-23
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Home Rule Note Filed as Amended
ILHB0259IntroCreates the Isolated Confinement Restriction Act. Restricts the use of isolated confinement in correctional facilities in the State. Provides that a committed person shall not be placed in isolated confinement unless there is reasonable cause to beli...
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2017-05-18
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Tabled
ILHB2475IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Increases the earned income tax credit to (i) 12% of the federal tax credit for each taxable year beginning on or after January 1, 2017 and beginning prior to January 1, 2018, (ii) 14% of the federal tax credit for...
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2017-05-18
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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2017-05-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0721IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law or administrative rule to the contrary, beginning in fiscal year 2018, the specified threshold for working families must be no less than 185% of the then-cu...
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2017-05-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0088PassUrges the federal government to monitor the ever-increasing costs of prescription drugs and to take any necessary action to reduce the out-of-pocket expenses for those purchasing medications.
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2017-05-11
Resolution Adopted
ILHB3895IntroAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Provides that a person is eligible for a diaper allowance of $80 per month per child if all of the following conditions are met: (i) the person's household income is at or below 50% of the federal poverty ...
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2017-05-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0122PassUrges police departments around the State to create a community liaison police officer program similar to CAPS, that designates a specific number of patrol officers as community partners and liaisons, and we encourage police departments to establish ...
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2017-05-11
Resolution Adopted
ILHB3392IntroAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0077PassUrges President Trump to call for a national conference on gun violence to be held in Chicago by the end of 2017.
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2017-05-09
Resolution Adopted
ILHB0263IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that persons shall not be determined ineligible for cash assistance provided under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program based upon a conviction for any drug-related felony under State or fe...
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2017-04-28
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
ILHB0268IntroAmends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Requires the Chicago Board of Education to establish a school nurse pilot program. Provides that under the program, the Board shall require the top 20% of the lowest performing schools in...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0281IntroAmends the Administration of Psychotropic Medications to Children Act. Provides that the Department of Children and Family Services shall adopt rules requiring the Department to distribute treatment guidelines on an annual basis to all persons licens...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0241IntroAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Requires each geographically organized service region operating under the Department of Human Services' Division of Mental Health to submit by July 1 of each year, beginning in 2018, an annual foster care ...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0458IntroAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that any person criminally prosecuted and incarcerated prior to trial for one or more felonies by the State of Illinois which he or she did not commit may file a petition for a certificate of innocence in ...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2381IntroAmends various Acts by changing the term "American Indian" to "Native American" and deleting the term "Negro".
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2393IntroAmends the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Females, and Persons with Disabilities Act. Provides that all State agencies shall increase their award of State contracts to minority owned businesses by 15%.
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0454IntroCreates the Community Bank of Illinois Act. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall operate The Community Bank of Illinois. Specifies the authority of the advisory board of directors to the Bank. Provides that the ...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0271IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that beginning January 1, 2019, all handgun ammunition that is manufactured, imported into the State for sale or personal use, kept for sale, offered or exposed for sale, sold, given, lent, or possessed shal...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3830IntroAmends the Personnel Code. Provides that State agencies, when hiring for full-time, temporary positions with an expected tenure of 12 to 24 months for the position, shall give preference to a qualified applicant who is from a low-income household or ...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2409IntroAmends the Cannabis Control Act, the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, and the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act. Provides that 12.5% of all moneys and the sale proceeds of all other property forfeited and seized under the Acts s...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2436IntroCreates the Illinois Medicare for All Health Care Act. Provides that all individuals residing in the State are covered under the Illinois Health Services Program for health insurance. Sets forth the health coverage benefits that participants are enti...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0503IntroAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Designates President Barack Obama's date of birth, August 4, as a legal holiday on which to hold appropriate exercises in commemoration of him. Includes that when the day falls on a Sunday, the following Mond...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2857IntroAmends the Community-Integrated Living Arrangements Licensure and Certification Act. Provides that licenses for community mental health or developmental services agencies are valid for one year (rather than 3 years). Provides that an agency licensed ...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3831IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall provide educational programs in each of its institutions and facilities for all committed persons. Provides that the Department must allow into each institution...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
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