Illinois Representative Michael Halpin [D]

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ILSB2875PassAmends the Department of Agriculture Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Agriculture may develop and implement organic, identity preserved, and value-added certification processes and programs that guaran...
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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0844
ILHB4515VetoAmends the Medical Practice Act of 1987. Exempts physicians from disciplinary action by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation based solely upon the licensee's recommendation or provision of a treatment method for Lyme disease or oth...
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2018-08-13
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILHB4848PassAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of the law in recognition of service provided, a health care facility or health care practitioner shall provide without charge one complete copy of a patient's reco...
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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0814
ILHB4288PassAmends the Veterans Preference Act. Provides that persons who have been members of the National Guard of any state (rather than the Illinois National Guard) shall be given preference under the Act.
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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0826
ILHB5752PassAmends the Public Utilities Act. Creates the Broadband Advisory Council Article in the Act. Creates the Broadband Advisory Council to explore ways to expand broadband access throughout the State, including unserved and underserved areas. Provides tha...
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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0833
ILHB4572VetoAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that "employer" includes any person employing one (instead of 15) or more employees within Illinois during 20 or more calendar weeks within the calendar year of or preceding the alleged violation.
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2018-08-13
Governor Vetoed
ILSB2278PassAmends 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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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0835
ILHB4243PassAmends 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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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0748
ILSB2330PassAmends 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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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0788
ILHB4686PassAmends the Guardians For Adults With Disabilities Article of the Probate Act of 1975. Provides that the court shall not appoint as guardian an employee of an agency that is directly providing residential services to the ward.
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0756
ILHB4226PassAmends 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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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0747
ILSB2281PassAmends 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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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0785
ILSB2713PassAmends the Executive Reorganization Implementation Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0798
ILHR1120IntroSupports the Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy and the work of stakeholders on the continued implementation of the Strategy.
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2018-08-08
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4163EnrollAmends 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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2018-08-07
Sent to the Governor
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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2018-08-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4467PassAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. In a Section concerning a police officer or fire officer survivor grant, provides that, with respect to disabled police and fire officers, natural children need not be born before the disability occ...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0673
ILHB4922VetoAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that it is an unlawful practice to offer to consumers at retail a rebate made on a stored-value card that charges dormancy fees or other post-issuance fees. Defines terms.
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2018-08-03
Governor Vetoed
ILHB5597PassAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits custodial sexual misconduct when he or she is an employee of a law enforcement agency and engages in sexual conduct or sexual penetration with a person who is in the custody of a law en...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0693
ILSB2620PassAmends the Capital Development Board Act. Provides that the Capital Development Board shall maintain on its website links to all currently applicable State building codes. Requires State agencies that propose to adopt new building or construction req...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0711
ILSB2913PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires long-term care providers to submit all changes in resident status, including, but not limited to, death, discharge, changes in patient credit, third party liability, and Medicare coverage to the Departmen...
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2018-08-02
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0665
ILSB2265PassAmends the Department of State Police Law. Requires the Department of State Police to compile and maintain an historic data repository relating to, among other missing persons, lost or missing individuals with developmental or intellectual disabiliti...
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2018-08-01
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0662
ILHB4951PassAmends 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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2018-07-31
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0654
ILHB5121PassAmends the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act. Provides that no intergovernmental or interagency agreement or contract may be entered into, implemented, or given effect if the agreement's or contract's intent or effect is, among other requirements, to...
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2018-07-31
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0655
ILSB2226PassAmends the State Police Act. Provides that a physician, physician's assistant with prescriptive authority, or advanced practice registered nurse with prescriptive authority who provides a standing order or prescription for epinephrine auto-injectors ...
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2018-07-31
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0648
ILHB4212PassAmends 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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2018-07-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0631
ILHB4278PassAmends 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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2018-07-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0632
ILSB3527PassAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that taxpayers of a qualified historic structure located in a River Edge Redevelopment Zone shall be allowed a tax credit against certain provisions of the Illinois Insurance Code during a 48-month period....
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2018-07-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0629
ILHB4317PassAmends the Service Member Residential Property Act. Provides that if a service member who has entered into certain residential leases is killed in action or while on active duty, then the immediate family or dependents of the service member may termi...
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2018-07-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0616
ILSB3105PassAmends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Provides that law enforcement officers, in an effort to assist the Department of Children and Family Services in child protective investigations in its response to reports of child abuse or neglect...
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2018-07-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0625
ILSB3128PassAmends the Design-Build Procurement Act. Provides that the Act is repealed on July 1, 2021 (currently, July 1, 2019). Effective immediately.
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2018-07-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0610
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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2018-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0156EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a tax credit for property taxes.
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2018-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4237EngrossAmends 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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2018-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5567IntroAppropriates $12,500,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Department of Human Services for grants to the Illinois YouthBuild Coalition. Effective July 1, 2018.
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2018-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2481EnrollProvides 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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2018-07-02
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILHJR0127IntroDeclares November 1, 2018 as "Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day" in the State of Illinois.
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2018-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2339EngrossAmends the Illinois Prison Inspection Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-07-01
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2018-07-01
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2562EngrossAmends the Freedom from Drone Surveillance Act. Provides an exemption to the Act for a law enforcement agency that is using a drone to prepare for or monitor safety and security at a large-scale event, if drone usage is limited to legitimate public s...
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2018-07-01
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2624EnrollCreates 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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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4702EnrollCreates 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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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1042EnrollAmends the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Department of Central Management Services.
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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4146EnrollAmends 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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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4687EnrollAmends the Guardians for Adults With Disabilities Article of the Probate Act of 1975. Provides that an adult child, spouse, adult grandchild, parent, adult sibling, or other interested person (instead of an adult child) may petition for visitation pr...
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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2617EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code to provide that a policy of accident or health insurance shall provide coverage for medically necessary expenses for standard fertility preservation services when a necessary medical treatment may directly or indire...
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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0336EnrollAmends the Party Line Emergency Act. Makes a technical change concerning the short title.
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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB3547EnrollCreates the Service-Member Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. Contains provisions concerning matters relevant to the employment rights of service-members, including employment protections, additional benefits for public employee members of a res...
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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0904EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Creates an advisory council within the Department of Insurance to review and make recommendations to the Department regarding rules to be adopted by the Department concerning continuing education courses, course ma...
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2018-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4290EnrollMakes appropriations to various agencies for prior year costs for personal services and State contributions to Social Security. Effective immediately .
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2018-06-28
Sent to the Governor
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