Illinois Representative Michael Halpin [D]

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ILHB0816IntroAmends the Sex Offender Registration Act. Provides for registration under the Act of a person convicted of a battery when the court: (1) finds that the battery was sexually motivated as defined in the Sex Offender Management Board Act; and (2) in its...
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2018-02-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4095EngrossAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that a consumer reporting agency may not impose a charge on a consumer for placing a freeze, removing a freeze, or temporarily lifting a freeze. Makes corresponding changes. Eff...
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2018-02-23
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
ILHR0726IntroUrges the Director of Public Health, the Director of Veterans' Affairs, and Governor Rauner's administration to provide a comprehensive report to the General Assembly that includes detailed timelines of what information the Illinois Veteran's Home at...
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2018-02-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0027IntroStates the opinion of the Illinois House of Representatives that the proposed educational pension cost shift from the State of Illinois to local school districts, community colleges, and institutions of higher education is financially wrong.
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2018-02-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4163IntroAmends the Equal Pay Act of 2003. Prohibits an employer from: (i) screening job applicants based on their wage or salary history, (ii) requiring that an applicant's prior wages satisfy minimum or maximum criteria, and (iii) requesting or requiring as...
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2018-02-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5730IntroCreates the Bicentennial Mississippi River Region Redevelopment Historic Tax Credit Act. Provides that an income tax credit is granted to an eligible taxpayer who makes expenditures pursuant to a qualified rehabilitation plan for the rehabilitation o...
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2018-02-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5130IntroAmends the Rivers, Lakes, and Streams Act. Provides that when considering whether to issue a permit for construction or maintenance or repair of a levee or flood wall under a provision in the Act, the Department of Natural Resources shall consider th...
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2018-02-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4591IntroAmends the Forest Preserve Zoological Parks Act. Provides that a zoological park shall be open to the public without charge for at least 1 day for every 30 days (rather than every 7 days) the zoological park is open. Effective immediately.
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2018-02-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4704IntroAmends the School Code. With respect to the requirement that children in certain grades receive a health examination, provides that the Department of Public Health shall, by rule, extend to November 15 the date by which proof of having the health exa...
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2018-02-21
To House Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
ILHB4702IntroCreates the Uniform Powers of Appointment Act. Defines terms. Adds provisions concerning: governing law, common law and principles of equity; creation of power of appointment; nontransferability; presumption of unlimited authority; rules of classific...
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2018-02-21
To House Judiciary - Civil Committee
ILHB4703IntroCreates the Historic Preservation Tax Credit Supplemental Pilot Program Act. Provides that an income tax credit is granted to an eligible taxpayer who makes expenditures pursuant to a qualified rehabilitation plan for the rehabilitation of a historic...
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2018-02-21
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILHB4951IntroAmends the Security Deposit Return Act. Provides that for a written lease that specifies costs, the costs specified shall be for damage beyond normal wear and tear and reasonable to restore the leased premises to the same condition at the time the le...
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2018-02-21
To House Judiciary - Civil Committee
ILHB4586IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person also commits aggravated battery when, in committing a battery, other than by the discharge of a firearm, he or she knowingly causes great bodily harm or permanent disability or disfigurement to...
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2018-02-20
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4147IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person also commits aggravated battery when, in committing a battery, other than by the discharge of a firearm, he or she knowingly causes great bodily harm or permanent disability or disfigurement to...
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2018-02-20
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4290IntroMakes appropriations to various agencies for prior year costs for personal services and State contributions to Social Security. Effective immediately .
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5521IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates a deduction for the full amount of union dues paid by the taxpayer during the taxable year if the taxpayer was not allowed a federal deduction under the Internal Revenue Code. Provides that, if any amount o...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5729IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that taxpayers that receive a deduction or a credit related to the construction or modification of commercial property located in a municipality of the State shall enter into a community benefits agreement...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5791IntroAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that a court appointed special advocate or guardian ad litem may be removed by the court from a case upon finding that the court appointed special advocate or guardian ad litem has made a materially fal...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5790IntroAmends the School Code, the Swimming Facility Act, the Humane Care for Animals Act, the Pedestrians with Disabilities Safety Act, the Criminal Code of 2012, and the Unified Code of Corrections. Defines "service animal" for the purposes of those Acts ...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5792IntroAmends the Security Depot Return Act. Provides that for a written lease that specifies costs, the costs specified shall be for damage beyond normal wear and tear and reasonable to restore the leased premises to the same condition at the time the leas...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4212IntroAmends the Missing Persons Identification Act. Provides that the definition of "high-risk missing person" includes a person who is a veteran or active duty member of the United States Armed Forces, the National Guard, or any reserve component of the ...
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2018-02-14
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
ILHB4237IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax credit in an amount equal to the contributions made by the taxpayer to the Illinois Excellence Fund during the taxable year. Amends the State Finance Act. Creates the Illinois Excellence Fund....
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2018-02-14
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4324IntroCreates the Wage Lien Act. Provides that a lien exists on an employer's property for the amount of unpaid wages owed to an employee. Defines terms and includes provisions concerning creation of the lien; exemptions; notice; limitations; recording of ...
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2018-02-14
To House Labor & Commerce Committee
ILHB4895IntroAmends 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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2018-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4081IntroCreates 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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2018-02-05
To House Economic Opportunity Committee
ILHB4243IntroAmends the General Assembly Compensation Act. Provides that no public funds, including, but not limited to, funds appropriated for the pay and allowances of members of the General Assembly, shall be used to create a payout of money to any person invo...
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2018-02-01
To House Executive Committee
ILHR0755IntroStrongly urges the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to delay the implementation of the Health Choice Illinois Medicaid Managed Care Program.
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2018-01-31
Placed on Calendar Order of Resolutions
ILHB4278IntroAmends the Department of Veterans' Affairs Act. Requires that, if an Illinois Veterans Home administrator or a member of the administrative staff is notified that, within one month or less, 2 or more persons residing within the Veterans Home are diag...
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2018-01-29
To House Rules 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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2018-01-24
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
ILHB4138IntroAmends the State Police Act. Provides that preference for the hiring of a Department of State Police officer shall be given to the son, daughter, stepson, stepdaughter, grandson, granddaughter, brother, or sister of a law enforcement officer who was ...
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2018-01-19
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0867PassAmends 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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2017-12-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0571
ILHB0531EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of criminal building management. Provides that a person commits the offense when, having personal or professional management or control of commercial real estate, whether as a legal or equitable o...
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2017-12-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2462FailAmends the Equal Pay Act of 2003. Prohibits an employer from: (i) screening job applicants based on their wage or salary history, (ii) requiring that an applicant's prior wages satisfy minimum or maximum criteria, and (iii) requesting or requiring as...
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2017-12-11
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILSB0851EngrossAmends the Illinois Local Library Act. Provides that a library board of trustees' statement of financial requirements necessary for the next year and any amount the library board believes will be necessary to levy taxes for the library's next fiscal ...
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2017-12-10
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0795IntroAmends the Procurement of Domestic Products Act. Provides that all motor vehicles purchased or leased for one year or more by a State agency shall have a Vehicle Identification Number that begins with the number one, the number 2, the number 4, or th...
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2017-12-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0116IntroDeclares opposition to raising the sales taxes on food and drugs.
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2017-12-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0083PassUrges those in government to commit to working to change the culture that breeds sexual harassment.
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2017-11-20
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
ILHB0137PassAmends the Governor Transition Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the orderly transition of the office of Governor.
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2017-11-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0553
ILSB0403PassAmends the Freedom of Information Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-11-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0555
ILSB0402PassAmends the Open Meetings Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning definitions.
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2017-11-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0554
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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2017-11-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0302PassAmends the Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits Act. Provides that "policy" includes a policy that has lapsed or been terminated. Requires insurers to, at no later than the date of policy delivery or the establishment of an account, and upon any change ...
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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0543
ILHB3143PassAmends the State Prompt Payment Act. In the definition of "goods or services furnished to the State", includes services concerning prevention, intervention, or treatment services and supports for youth provided by a vendor by virtue of a contractual ...
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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0549
ILHB2977PassAmends the School Code. Provides that every public elementary school and high school shall include in its curriculum a unit of instruction practicing writing in cursive.
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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0548
ILHB3649PassAmends 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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2017-11-09
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0552
ILSB1905FailCreates the Collective Bargaining Freedom Act. Provides that it is the policy of the State that employers, employees, and their labor organizations are free to bargain collectively. Provides that the authority to enact laws or rules that restrict the...
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2017-11-08
Total Veto Stands
ILSB0081FailAmends the Minimum Wage Law. Excludes from the definition of "employee" an employee employed as a player who is 28 years old or younger, a manager, a coach, or an athletic trainer by a minor league professional baseball team not affiliated with a maj...
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2017-11-08
Total Veto Stands
ILHB2764EngrossAmends the Department of Natural Resources Act. Provides that only materials manufactured in Illinois may be sold on the property of the Illinois State Museum. Defines "materials manufactured in Illinois". Amends the State Parks Act. Provides that on...
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2017-11-06
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3216FailAmends the Departments of State Government Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that notwithstanding any law to the contrary, third-party contracts entered into by the State are permissible only when they are in the best interes...
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2017-10-27
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHB3376FailAmends the Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities Act. Provides that a home care consumer in the Department of Human Services' Home Services Program has the right and discretion to: (i) select and hire a personal assistant or other individual pr...
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2017-10-27
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
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