Illinois Representative Maurice West [D]

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ILHR0357IntroDirects the Illinois Gaming Board to conduct a disparity study on whether minority and women-owned businesses face any barriers that prevent their equitable participation in the business of legalized sports wagering.
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2020-03-17
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILHB3876IntroAmends the Compulsory Attendance Article of the School Code. With respect to the exceptions to the compulsory attendance requirement, provides that absence for cause by illness shall include the mental or behavioral health of a student.
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2020-03-17
To House Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
ILHB1615IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012 concerning first degree murder. Provides that a person who kills an individual without lawful justification commits first degree murder if he or she acting alone, commits or attempts to commit a forcible felony other ...
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2020-03-17
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHB5571IntroAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Provides that the maximum possible period for informed consent to administration of psychotropic medication shall be until: a change in the prescription occurs, either as to type of psychotropic medication or an incr...
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2020-03-17
To House Human Services Committee
ILHB5115IntroCreates the Legislative Accessibility Act. Provides that the General Assembly shall make all efforts to increase the accessibility of the General Assembly for people with disabilities. Provides that the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the...
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2020-03-17
To House Executive Committee
ILHB3884IntroAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that "race", as used in the Employment and Elementary, Secondary, and Higher Education Articles, includes traits historically associated with races, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protec...
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2020-03-13
To House Family Law Committee
ILHB3851IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Reduces the trailer flat weight tax for maximum loads of 3,000 lbs. and less from $118 to $18, if and only if Senate Bill 1939 of the 101st General Assembly becomes law. Effective immediately.
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2020-03-13
To House Sales, Amusement & Other Taxes 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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2020-03-12
To House Executive Committee
ILHB2547IntroCreates the Racial Impact Note Act. Provides that every bill which has or could have a disparate impact on racial and ethnic minorities, upon the request of any member, shall have prepared for it, before second reading in the house of introduction, a...
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2020-03-12
To House Executive Committee
ILHB4262IntroCreates the Domestic Violence Task Force Act. Creates the Domestic Violence Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall: (1) conduct a comprehensive review of the process, operation, and enforcement of current domestic violence laws across the Sta...
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2020-03-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4704IntroCreates the Right to Garden Act. Allows the State or a unit of local government to regulate gardens on residential property unless the statute or regulation has the practical effect of precluding gardens on residential property entirely. Defines the ...
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2020-03-12
To House Cities & Villages Committee
ILHB4826IntroAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a home rule municipality with a population in excess of 1,000,000 may restructure the rates of an existing real estate transfer tax to specified amounts. Provides that if the municipality increases th...
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2020-03-12
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILHB4709IntroAmends the Video Gaming Act. Provides that Boone County, Winnebago County, and municipalities wholly or partially contained within those counties may not impose any fee for the operation of a video gaming terminal in excess of $250 per year for a vid...
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2020-03-12
To House Executive Committee
ILHB4663IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning instruction.
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2020-03-12
To House Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
ILHB5012IntroAmends the School Code. Makes changes concerning sex education, including changing the name to sexual health and changing course requirements. Makes changes concerning family life course requirements. Amends the Critical Health Problems and Comprehen...
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2020-03-12
To House Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
ILHB4543IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that for State Fiscal Years 2021 through 2024, an annual assessment on inpatient and outpatient services is imposed on each hospital provider, subject to other specified provisions. Contains provisions co...
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2020-03-12
To House Appropriations-Human Services Committee
ILHB5289IntroAmends the School Code. Requires school districts to provide contact information for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and for the Crisis Text Line on the back of each student identification card issued by the school district. Provides that if...
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2020-03-12
To House Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
ILHB5320IntroAmends the Debt Settlement Consumer Protection Act. Adds student loan borrowers to the definition of "consumer". Adds to the definition of "debt settlement provider" any person or entity engaging in, or holding itself out as engaging in, or any perso...
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2020-03-12
To House Higher Education Committee
ILHB3986IntroAmends the Blind Vendors Act. Renames the Act the Vending Facilities Act. Provides that priority shall be given to blind vendors in the operation of 50% of the vending facilities on State property (rather than priority shall be given to blind vendors...
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2020-03-12
To House State Government Administration Committee
ILHB4970IntroCreates the Illinois Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics Act. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services and the Department of Human Services (Departments) to develop a pilot program based upon the certified community behavio...
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2020-03-12
To House Appropriations-Human Services Committee
ILHB5009IntroCreates the Community Emergency Services and Support Act. Provides that every unit of local government that provides emergency medical services for individuals with physical health needs must also provide appropriate emergency response services to in...
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2020-03-12
To House Mental Health Committee
ILHB4477IntroAmends the Managed Care Reform and Patient Rights Act. Requires health insurance carriers that provide coverage for prescription drugs to ensure that, within service areas and levels of coverage specified by federal law, at least half of individual a...
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2020-03-12
To House Prescription Drug Affordability & Accessibility Committee
ILHB4876IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code to require a group policy of accident and health insurance that is amended, delivered, issued, or renewed on or after January 1, 2021 to provide coverage for a colonoscopy that is a follow-up exam based on an initia...
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2020-03-12
To House Insurance Committee
ILHB4289IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that, if the amount of the credit for residential real property taxes exceeds the taxpayer's liability, that amount shall be refunded if the taxpayer is 65 years or older and has a federal adjusted gross i...
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2020-03-12
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILHR0826IntroMourns the passing of Justice Charles E. Freeman.
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2020-03-12
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
ILHB4214IntroAmends the General Assembly Operations Act. Provides that the Speaker of the House of Representatives shall not convene the House of Representatives in regular or perfunctory session after 4:00 p.m. on the day before Memorial Day or before 4:00 p.m. ...
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2020-03-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1115EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Department of Juvenile Justice assuming the duties of the Juvenile Division of the Department of Corrections.
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2020-03-09
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
ILHB4292IntroAmends the Employment Article of the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that "citizenship status" includes, among other things, the status of being a person who is authorized by the federal government to work in the United States. Provides that it i...
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2020-03-09
To House Executive Committee
ILHB2291IntroCreates the Opioid Crisis Recovery Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2020-03-09
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2052EngrossAmends the Local Government Property Transfer Act. Provides that a municipality must convey property to specified public agencies subject to an intergovernmental agreement. Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a municipality or specified...
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2020-03-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4783IntroAmends the Interscholastic Athletic Organization Act. Provides that an association or other entity that has, as one of its purposes, promoting, sponsoring, regulating, or in any manner providing for interscholastic athletics or any form of athletic c...
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2020-03-06
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
ILHB3992IntroAmends the Board of Higher Education Act to prohibit the Board of Higher Education from awarding any grant funds to a private institution of higher education that is operated for profit. Amends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act to remove a ...
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2020-03-05
To House Higher Education Committee
ILHB4171IntroAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that no fee shall be required if the records sought to be expunged or sealed were arrests resulting in release without charging or arrests or charges not initiated by arrest resulting in acquittal, dis...
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2020-03-05
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
ILHB4260IntroAmends various Acts to make changes concerning references to specified racial and ethnic groups.
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2020-03-05
To House State Government Administration Committee
ILHB4837IntroCreates the Employee Background Fairness Act. Provides that an employer may not refuse to hire an individual and may not discharge an individual because of the individual's criminal history unless the individual has one or more convictions and there ...
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2020-03-05
To House Labor & Commerce Committee
ILHB5510IntroCreates the Prior Authorization Reform Act. Provides requirements concerning disclosure and review of prior authorization requirements, denial of claims or coverage by a utilization review program, and the implementation of prior authorization requir...
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2020-03-05
To House Human Services Committee
ILHB5262IntroAppropriates $35,000,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Board of Higher Education for all costs associated with emergency completion grants and a competitive grant program for public university student support services. Effective July 1, 2020.
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2020-03-05
To House Appropriations-Higher Education Committee
ILHR0810PassMourns the passing of Katherine Johnson
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2020-03-05
Resolution Adopted
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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2020-03-05
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
ILHR0646IntroUrges the Community Foundations of Illinois to enter into a joint effort with the State of Illinois to administer post-graduation scholarship programs.
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2020-03-05
Placed on Calendar Order of Resolutions
ILHB5051IntroAmends the Illinois Act on the Aging. Provides that rates and minimum mandated wage increases for homemaker services shall be, at minimum, a rate of $23.40 per hour beginning July 1, 2020 to sustain a minimum wage of $14 per hour, and a rate of $24.9...
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2020-03-05
To House Appropriations-Human Services 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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2020-03-04
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3624IntroCreates the Clean Energy Jobs Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2020-03-04
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
ILHB4033IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that no person shall operate a motor vehicle with any reflective material, nonreflective material, or tinted film upon the windshield, windows immediately adjacent to each side of the driver, or windows to t...
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2020-03-04
House Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; 012-000-000
ILHJR0095IntroUrges Illinois schools to provide education for all students in grades six to 12 on how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses, as well as provide instruction for how to help someone who is developing a menta...
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2020-03-04
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
ILHB0322EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that, after January 1, 2020, no non-home rule unit within the counties of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, Madison, McHenry, St. Clair, and Will may enact or continue to enforce an ordinance for an automated traffi...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB4064IntroCreates the Higher Education Fair Admissions Act. Provides that a public institution of higher education may not require applicants to submit standardized college admissions test scores to the institution as a part of the admissions process. Provides...
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2020-03-04
To House Higher Education Committee
ILHR0802IntroProclaims March 2-6, 2020 as School Breakfast Week in Illinois. Further strongly encourages all citizens to recognize the efforts made by schools, their school food service professionals, and school administrators to ensure the health, safety, and su...
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2020-03-04
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0644IntroDeclares April 2020 as Ambucs Appreciation Month in the State of Illinois.
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2020-03-04
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. David A. Welter
ILHB3493IntroCreates the Prescription Drug Affordability Act. Defines terms. Creates the Prescription Drug Affordability Board and includes provisions regarding: purpose; members; alternate members; conflict of interest; terms; additional staff; salary; compensat...
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2020-03-04
Tabled Pursuant to Rule 22(g)
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