Illinois Representative Maurice West [D]

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ILHR0861IntroUrges the Illinois General Assembly and the United States Congress to explore a new, domestic investment plan to promote economic growth and recovery in targeted African American communities.
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2020-11-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5807IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Defines "no-knock search warrant" or "dynamic entry warrant". Provides that a peace officer or other public officer or employee shall not seek or execute a no-knock search warrant or dynamic entry warran...
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2020-11-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0866IntroDeclares that it is in the best interest of the people of Illinois for the Governor of the State of Illinois to immediately act to shape a narrowly tailored approach to drastically improve the housing stock, communities, and conditions of and for peo...
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2020-11-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5825IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that independent of any criminal prosecution or the result of a criminal prosecution, any person suffering injury as a result of a hate crime may bring a civil action for damages, injunction or other appropr...
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2020-11-10
To House Rules 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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2020-11-03
To House Rules 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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2020-11-03
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0931IntroDeclares November 14, 2020 as Booker Washington Center Day.
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2020-10-30
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Maurice A. West, II
ILHR0924IntroMourns the death of John McNamara.
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2020-10-22
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Maurice A. West, II
ILHB3624IntroCreates the Clean Jobs Workforce Hubs Act, the Expanding Clean Energy Entrepreneurship Act, the Community Energy and Climate Planning Act, and the Clean Energy Empowerment Zones Act to reduce emissions, promote renewable energy sources, improve energ...
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2020-10-05
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5554IntroCreates the Build Illinois Homes Tax Credit Act. Provides that the Illinois Housing Development Authority and the City of Chicago Department of Housing may award credits for certain qualified low-income housing projects. Provides that the credits may...
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2020-09-24
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0433PassUrges that violence be labeled as a disease and treated as a public health crisis.
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2020-08-31
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
ILHR0894IntroRecognizes August 18, 2020 as a day to celebrate the right to vote for all women in America and acknowledges the contributions of the women from Illinois who worked so hard for so long to bring women across the United States the full benefit of citiz...
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2020-08-14
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Maurice A. West, II
ILHB4954IntroAmends the School Code. Adds as commemorative holidays January 15 (to be known as Humanitarian Day and observed as a day of respect for the principles of human and civil rights and to involve the use of the color white as a visual affirmation to prac...
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2020-08-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2468IntroAmends the Consumer Installment Loan Act. Defines "title-secured loan". Provides that for title-secured loans entered into or renewed on or after the effective date of the Act: (i) a licensee shall not contract for or receive a charge exceeding 36% a...
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2020-07-24
To House Rules 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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2020-07-22
To House Rules 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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2020-07-09
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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2020-07-02
To House Rules 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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2020-06-29
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2052PassAmends the Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act of the Illinois Municipal Code. Extends the estimated dates of completion of redevelopment projects and the retirement of obligations issued to finance redevelopment project costs for redevelopmen...
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2020-06-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0647
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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2020-06-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3427EngrossCreates the Water Heater Safety Valve Act. Provides that a manufacturer or supplier of a hot water heater for use in a residential home or facility must supply or attach a temperature mixing valve or other safety valve to the hot water heater or tank...
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2020-06-24
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2685EngrossReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Creates the Student Investment Account Act (currently, the Student Loan Investment Act). Adds a provision concerning the use of earnings from the Student Investment Account. Modifies provi...
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2020-06-24
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2504IntroAmends the Personnel Record Review Act. Provides that, except as otherwise specified, an employer shall delete disciplinary reports, letters of reprimand, or other records of disciplinary action that are more than 10 (rather than 4) years old.
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2020-06-23
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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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2838EngrossAmends the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act. Provides that, for contracts entered into on or after July 1, 2019, a direct contractor making or taking a contract in the State for the erection, construction, alteration, or repair of a building,...
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2020-06-23
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
ILHB3340IntroAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Contains a declaration of policy and intent. Requires the Department of Human Services, in partnership with specified State agencies, to develop and implement a plan to phase out, by July 1, 2024, authoriz...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3088IntroCreates the State Agency and Grantee Bonus Prohibition Act. Provides that no State agency or hospital shall pay from State funds, in whole or in part, and no employee of a State agency or hospital may receive a bonus as all or part of his or her comp...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2250IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall make information about the availability of referral services to any other State or local agencies known to a parolee or releasee prior to his or her release fro...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
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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2020-06-23
To House Rules 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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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3872IntroAmends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Provides that no spouse of a member of the General Assembly shall be appointed to a board, commission, authority, task force, or other similar body authorized or created by State law if such appointment of...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3897IntroAmends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code. Provides that a student whose 22nd birthday occurs during the school year is eligible for special education services through the end of the school year (rather than being eligible for ...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3917IntroAmends the evidence-based funding provisions of the School Code. Provides that funds received by the Chicago school district for low-income, English learner, and special education resources must be distributed to every school of the district in the a...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0203IntroCreates the No Representation Without Population Act. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall collect and maintain an electronic record of the legal residence, outside of any correctional facility, and other demographic data for each person...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3975IntroAmends the School Code. Prohibits a school district employee or volunteer or an independent contractor of a school district from placing a student in seclusion; defines seclusion. Provides that this prohibition does not apply to the use of seclusion ...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
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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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
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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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4029IntroAmends the School Code. Requires school districts with a population of 3,000 or more students to interview a minimum percentage of minority candidates for teaching positions. Exempts teaching positions within an English as a Second Language program f...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3980IntroAmends the Sex Offender Registration Act. Provides for registration under the Act of a person convicted of a battery if: (1) the State's Attorney filed a notice contemporaneous with or included in the summons, complaint, or other document charging th...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0647IntroAcknowledges that toxic stress and adverse childhood experiences can have significantly negative short-term, long-term, and generational impacts and that early interventions through trauma-informed care is the most efficient and cost effective way to...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules 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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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3938IntroAmends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that the curriculum for certified training programs in crisis intervention shall be at least 40 hours for recruit law enforcement officers. Provides that Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training progra...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules 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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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0683IntroUrges the U.S. Congress to expand the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program so that it includes farming as an applicable career for loan forgiveness.
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4330IntroAmends the Humane Care for Animals Act. Provides that a person may not willfully and maliciously annoy, harass, taunt, injure, kill, or otherwise harm any animal (rather than a guide, hearing, or support dog) that provides assistance to a person with...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
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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2020-06-23
To House Rules 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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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4419IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that General Election Day (rather than Columbus Day) is a State holiday for the purpose of extending date requirements in the Election Code. Makes similar changes in the Illinois Procurement Code, the School Code, a...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4492IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates a credit against withholding tax payments for employers with 250 or fewer full-time equivalent employees in an amount equal to a percentage of the compensation paid to qualified employees who received a rai...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules 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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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
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