Illinois Representative Michael Halpin [D]

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ILHB0156EnrollAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a tax credit for property taxes.
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2018-12-11
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4515PassAmends 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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2018-11-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1137
ILHB4771PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Human Services and the Department of Healthcare and Family Services' Office of the Inspector General to perform the following actions to ensure that applicants submit completed applicati...
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2018-11-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1141
ILSB2481PassProvides 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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2018-11-29
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1124
ILSB0904PassAmends 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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2018-11-29
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1117
ILSB2830FailAmends the Election Code. Requires that the trustees for the Fox Metro Water Reclamation District be elected at consolidated elections. Provides that where a nomination for election is to be made for a trustee of the Fox Metro Water Reclamation Distr...
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2018-11-29
Total Veto Stands
ILSB2419PassAmends the Registered Surgical Assistant and Registered Surgical Technologist Title Protection Act. Provides that a person qualifies for registration as a surgical assistant if he or she is currently certified by the National Commission for the Certi...
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2018-11-29
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1123
ILHB0278EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that, from February 1, 2017 through January 31, 2018, the amount transferred from the General Revenue Fund to the Local Government Distributive Fund shall be: (i) 8.5% of the net revenue realized from the ...
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2018-11-28
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
ILHB2624FailCreates 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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2018-11-28
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHB0531EnrollAmends 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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2018-11-28
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
ILSB0752EnrollAmends 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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2018-11-28
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4290FailMakes appropriations to various agencies for prior year costs for personal services and State contributions to Social Security. Effective immediately .
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2018-11-28
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHB4163VetoAmends 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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2018-11-28
Bill Dead - No Positive Action Taken - Amendatory Veto
ILHB4922FailAmends 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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2018-11-28
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHB4572FailAmends 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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2018-11-28
Total Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken
ILHR1225PassUrges the United States Congress to pass the Butch Lewis Act, which would create the Pension Rehabilitation Administration, an agency of the United States Department of the Treasury.
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2018-11-28
Resolution Adopted
ILHR1285PassRecognizes the historic and cultural significance of Quinn Chapel AME.
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2018-11-27
Resolution Adopted
ILHJR0140IntroDirects the Auditor General to conduct a performance audit of the Illinois State Police Division of Forensic Services.
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2018-11-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0127EngrossDeclares November 1, 2018 as "Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day" in the State of Illinois.
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2018-11-13
Resolution Adopted
ILHR1180PassCongratulates the Rock Island Lady Rocks softball team on their 2018 Class 4A IHSA State Softball Championship win.
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2018-11-13
Resolution Adopted
ILHR1181PassCongratulates the Rockridge Lady Rockets on their 2018 Class 2A IHSA State Softball Championship win.
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2018-11-13
Resolution Adopted
ILHR1244PassCongratulates Dr. Karen Hunter Anderson on her retirement as the Illinois Community College Board Executive Director.
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2018-11-13
Resolution Adopted
ILHB5937IntroAmends the Downstate Teachers and State Universities Articles of the Illinois Pension Code. Requires an employer to make an additional employer contribution for a participant whose earnings for any academic year used to determine the final rate of ea...
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2018-11-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHR1120IntroSupports the Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy and the work of stakeholders on the continued implementation of the Strategy.
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2018-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0617IntroAmends the State Finance Act, the Motor Fuel Tax Law, the Emergency Telephone System Act, the Riverboat Gambling Act, and the Video Gaming Act. Provides that, in the absence of an appropriation for any State fiscal year, moneys that are required to b...
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2018-09-27
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0336PassAmends the Party Line Emergency Act. Makes a technical change concerning the short title.
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2018-08-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1114
ILHB2617PassAmends 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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2018-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1102
ILSB3547PassCreates 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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2018-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1101
ILHB5696PassCreates the Bridge Program for Underrepresented Students Act. Defines terms. Provides that each public university in this State may establish a Bridge Program for underrepresented students. Specifies program requirements. Provides that a public unive...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1063
ILHB4146PassAmends 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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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1052
ILHB4687PassAmends 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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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1054
ILHB4100PassAmends the Nurse Practice Act. Defines "retail health care facility". Creates provisions concerning workplace violence against nurses in specified medical facilities concerning notice, contacting law enforcement, and mental health services. Requires ...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1051
ILSB3086PassAmends the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act. Modifies the qualifications for Directors of the governing body of a Municipal Joint Action Water Agency to include an appointed official of a member municipality, public water district, township, State u...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1076
ILSB3075PassAmends 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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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1075
ILSB3285PassCreates the Illinois Home Grown Business Opportunity Act. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity shall develop an economic plan to assist businesses and municipalities located geographically close to bordering states. Provi...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1084
ILHB4702PassCreates 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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2018-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1044
ILSB3022PassAmends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. In a provision that allows a manufacturer, distributor, or importing distributor to provide signs to a retailer if certain conditions are met, including a limitation on the dollar value of the signs that may be ...
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2018-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1050
ILHB1042PassAmends the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Department of Central Management Services.
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1002
ILSB3214PassCreates the Pollinator Friendly Solar Site Act. Provides that an owner of a ground-mounted solar site may follow practices that: (1) provide native perennial vegetation and foraging habitat which is beneficial to game birds, songbirds, and pollinator...
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1022
ILSB3049PassAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to reimburse psychiatrists, federally qualified health centers as defined in the Social Security Act, clinical psychologi...
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1019
ILSB3062PassAmends the Arthritis Prevention, Control, and Cure Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1020
ILSB3509PassAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. In provisions prohibiting a municipality from requiring police officers to issue a specific number of citations within a designated period of time, removes an exclusion for municipalities with their own independent...
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2018-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1001
ILHB4790PassCreates the Compost-Amended Soil Construction Act. Provides that any State agency that undertakes a construction project that requires the use of offsite soil and that is located within 20 miles of any Illinois Environmental Protection Agency-permitt...
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2018-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0951
ILHB5690PassAmends "An Act to provide for the sale of the Kaskaskia Commons, upon the island of Kaskaskia, in the county of Randolph, and to create a permanent fund for the inhabitants of said island out of the proceeds of said sale, and to punish any person fai...
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2018-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0963
ILHB4965PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. In provisions concerning the child care assistance program, provides that a family's eligibility for child care services shall be redetermined no sooner than 12 months following the initial determination or most r...
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0909
ILSB3192PassAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that the Governor shall annually designate by official proclamation the day before (currently, after) Gold Star Mothers' Day as Gold Star Family Day to be observed throughout the State as a day to ho...
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0941
ILSB3019PassAmends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Provides that a manufacturer of beer that imports beer into this State must obtain a non-resident dealer's license and comply with certain provisions concerning recordkeeping and taxation. Provides that nothing ...
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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0885
ILSB2306PassAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that the homestead exemption for veterans with disabilities shall be prorated if the person qualifying for the exemption does not occupy the qualified residence as of January 1 of the taxable year. Effective imm...
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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0869
ILSB1437PassAmends the Property Tax Code. Removes a provision requiring taxpayers who have been granted a disabled veterans standard homestead exemption to reapply on an annual basis. Effective January 1, 2018.
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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0865
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
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