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ILHR0267PassDeclares Southern Illinois as the "Eclipse Crossroads of America" and August 21, 2017 as "Great American Eclipse Day 2017".
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2017-06-22
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
ILHR0234PassUrges the creation of an environmental justice agenda.
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2017-06-22
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
ILHB2953EngrossAmends the Regional Transportation Authority Act. Provides that the Regional Transportation Authority Board shall adopt regulations to ensure that the construction or acquisition by the Authority or a Service Board other than the Chicago Transit Auth...
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2017-06-22
To House Mass Transit Committee
ILHJR0059EngrossCreates the International Cybersecurity Task Force within the Illinois Commerce Commission to review the Joint Analysis Report from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation dated December 29, 2016 and entitled ...
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2017-06-22
Resolution Adopted as Amended 095-000-000
ILHB2407EnrollAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that, for the purposes of annexation of contiguous territory, territory shall be considered contiguous to a municipality notwithstanding that the territory is separated from the municipality by a lake, riv...
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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2831EnrollCreates the Property Assessed Clean Energy Act. Provides that a local unit of government may establish a property assessed clean energy program. Provides that, to finance or refinance one or more energy projects on the property covered by the program...
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2017-06-15
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1774EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the Chicago Board of Education starting with the 2019 consolidated election. Makes related changes. Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Provides that a person shall be ...
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2017-06-02
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
ILHB1776EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the board of trustees of the City Colleges of Chicago, Illinois Community College District No. 508, at the general primary election in 2018 on a nonpartisan ballot. Provides that a member of the ...
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2017-05-31
To Senate Higher Education Committee
ILHB2859IntroAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to survey the various counties of the State to assess the degree of labor surplu...
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2017-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2017
ILHB4027IntroAmends the Illinois Pension Code. In Articles 2, 14, 15, 16, and 17, requires active Tier 1 employees to elect either (i) to have automatic annual increases in retirement and survivor's annuities delayed and reduced or (ii) to maintain current benefi...
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2017-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2017
ILHB2534EnrollAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Requires that to be illegal a drug analog must not be approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration or, if approved, it is not dispensed or possessed in accordance with State and federal law...
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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3131EnrollAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to collect and publicly report statistical data on the racial and ethnic demographics of program participants for each program administered by the Department. Prov...
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2017-05-30
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3737EngrossCreates the Government Cybersecurity Review Act. Creates the Division of Cybersecurity Inspection within the Department of Innovation and Technology. Provides that the Division shall review all websites operated by State agencies to determine whether...
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2017-05-30
To House Executive Committee
ILHR0452PassRecognizes the 100th anniversary of the First Division and the First Division Museum at Cantigny for the important work they do to archive and present the military history of the First Division.
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2017-05-30
Resolution Adopted
ILHB0623EnrollAmends the State Comptroller Act. Requires the Comptroller to make a listing of State employee salaries, in both the annual report and the online ledger, in which the total amount paid to a State employee during the past calendar year is listed as ro...
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2017-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0743EnrollAmends the Fire Protection District Act. Provides that a board of trustees of a fire protection district may levy a special tax, by referendum, for the purpose of providing funds to pay for the costs of emergency and rescue crews and equipment at a r...
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2017-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0373EnrollAmends 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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2017-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0305EngrossAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that the requirement that a police applicant possess an associate's degree may also be waived if the applicant has successfully received credit for a minimum of 60 credit hours toward a bachelor's degree f...
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2017-05-29
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
ILHB0791EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a unit of local government, including a home rule unit, may not enact an ordinance prohibiting the use of autonomous vehicles on its roadways. Limits the concurrent exercise of home rule powers. Defines...
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2017-05-29
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000
ILHB0736EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Human Services to establish a small business grant program for public aid recipients who are interested in developing a new start-up business. Requires grant applicants to submit an init...
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2017-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0821EnrollAmends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act, the Prepaid Wireless 9-1-1 Surcharge Act, the Public Utilities Act, and the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that certain tax re...
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2017-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3826EngrossAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a subdivider who has been assessed and paid impact fees on real estate in a municipality may not be assessed or charged real estate transfer taxes or fees on that same real estate. Limits home rule po...
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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0685EngrossAmends the Counties Code and Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that counties and municipalities may not classify milkweed as a noxious or exotic weed. Limits home rule powers.
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB3240EnrollAmends the Permanent Noise Monitoring Act. Provides that on or before June 30, 2018 each airport shall upgrade its permanent noise monitoring system to be capable of producing the data necessary to meet the requirements of Public Act 99-202. Provides...
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2017-05-26
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2937EngrossAmends the Toll Highway Act. Deletes provisions concerning: land disclosure requirements; condemnation proceedings; beneficial interests; procedures for disclosure; recordation; validity of agreements; penalties; and other requirements. Provides that...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB3048EnrollAmends the Illinois Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Act. Abolishes the Low-Level Radioactive Waste Task Group and makes corresponding changes including removing provisions concerning the adoption of criteria for selection of a site for a regio...
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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3396EnrollAmends the Illinois Joint Municipal Electric Power Act of the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that "eligible utilities" under the Act includes an electric cooperative which is an independent system operator within the electrical power system, a reg...
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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3251EnrollAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of illegal electronic monitoring in the statute concerning cyberstalking. Provides that a person commits illegal electronic monitoring when he or she knowingly installs, conceals, or otherwise pla...
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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHR0345IntroUrges the federal government to consider the Illinois State Capitol Complex to be critical infrastructure.
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2017-05-18
Placed on Calendar Order of Resolutions
ILHR0360IntroUrges the House of Representatives to adopt a resolution that contains a revenue estimate for FY 2018 that will enable the legislature to devise a budget for the fiscal year beginning on July 1, 2017, that is congruent and does not exceed the forecas...
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2017-05-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2756EngrossAmends the Counties Code. Changes the application of provisions concerning allowing management and mitigation of the effects of urbanization on stormwater drainage in metropolitan counties located in the area served by the Northeastern Illinois Plann...
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2017-05-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3248EngrossAmends the Department of Transportation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois and the Environmental Protection Act. Requires the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, with the assistance of the Department of Transportation, to conduct ...
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2017-05-12
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2972IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act and the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that all or a portion of the income tax credit awarded for the restoration and preservation of a qualified historic structure located in a River Edge Redevelopment Zone may ...
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2017-05-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2691IntroAmends the Public Utilities Act. Adds provisions to the Telecommunications Article concerning the transition of Large Electing Providers to Internet Protocol-based networks and service. Provides that beginning July 1, 2017, a Large Electing Provider ...
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2017-05-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0094PassEncourages the Illinois State Board of Education and the Illinois Department of Public Health to work in collaboration with local school districts to develop and implement plans for the testing of Legionella.
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2017-05-09
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
ILHB3049EngrossAmends the Hotel Operators' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that a corporate entity that occupies a room shall not be considered a "permanent resident" unless the same person or persons occupying the room have exclusive use of the room for at least 90 c...
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2017-05-02
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0286IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that, notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, whenever an election authority is required to publish or post information to the public, the election authority may satisfy that requirement by publi...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3851IntroAmends the Township Code. Provides that the corporate authorities of a home rule municipality may, by resolution, provide that the municipality is organized as a coterminous city (currently, only a county board may organize territory into a cotermino...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3657IntroAmends the Public Utilities Act. Provides that no public utility shall begin the construction of any nuclear power plant extension, alteration, or addition unless and until it has obtained from the Illinois Commerce Commission a certificate that publ...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3852IntroAmends the Sexual Assault Survivors Emergency Treatment Act. Defines "eligible health care facility" as a hospital, emergency department, or outpatient clinic that delivers health care, including, but not limited to, care for a sexual assault survivo...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3830IntroAmends the Personnel Code. Provides that State agencies, when hiring for full-time, temporary positions with an expected tenure of 12 to 24 months for the position, shall give preference to a qualified applicant who is from a low-income household or ...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1454IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning noise.
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2094IntroAmends the Unemployment Insurance Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the powers and duties of the Director of Employment Security.
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3323IntroAmends the Open Meetings Act. Requires a unit of local government or school district with an operating budget of $1 million or more to maintain an Internet website and post to that website, for the current calendar or fiscal year, the following infor...
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2017-04-27
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0346PassRecognizes Ron Orent as he prepares to embark on his Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. on May 10, 2017.
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2017-04-27
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
ILHB0234IntroAmends the Nurse Practice Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a licensed practical nurse's scope of practice.
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2017-04-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3056IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that within one year after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Pollution Control Board shall adopt amendments to the rules adopted under specified provisions to require groundwater monitorin...
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2017-04-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0285IntroAmends the Election Code. Creates an open-primary system. Provides that primary ballots shall list each candidate for office, regardless of party affiliation, participating in the primary election. Provides that the 2 candidates in any primary that r...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0464IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Authorizes a credit to individual taxpayers who are residents of Illinois for expenditures made by the taxpayer during the taxable year for qualified college tuition expenses paid for the taxpayer or a dependent of...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0626IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that the Office of the Secretary of State and the State Board of Elections shall jointly establish an automatic voter registration program. Provides that designated automatic voter registration agencies may agree to...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
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