Illinois Representative Nicholas Smith [D]

Filter View [Reset All]
Syndicate content
StanceStateBillStatusSummary/TitleLast Actionsort icon
ILHB0154IntroAmends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that, beginning on July 1, 2021, breast pumps, breast pump collection and storage supplies, and breast pump kits are exem...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-08
To House Sales, Amusement & Other Taxes Committee
ILHB0597IntroAmends the School Code. Requires school districts to provide contact information for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and for the Crisis Text Line on the back of each student identification card issued by the school district. Provides that if...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-08
To House Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter School Committee
ILHB2792IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that an individual taxpayer age 65 or older is entitled to the earned income tax credit without regard to the requirement under the federal Internal Revenue Code that an individual taxpayer without a quali...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-08
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0132IntroAmends the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities Act. Provides that all State agencies shall recognize and accept the certifications of businesses that have been certified as minority-owned businesses or women-owned...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-08
To House Economic Opportunity & Equity Committee
ILHB0354IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires perinatal doula services and evidence-based home visiting services to be covered under the medical assistance program for persons who are otherwise eligible for medical a...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-08
To House Appropriations-Human Services Committee
ILHR0122IntroUrges the Governor to call a special session of the gaming board by March 1, 2021 to name the South Suburban casino license recipient. Details conditions that the license recipient is urged to follow after receiving the license.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-08
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
ILHB2877IntroCreates the COVID-19 Federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program Act. Contains provisions for: the Federal Emergency Rental Assistance program; accessibility and transparency; process for further prioritizing applicants for financial assistance and h...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-08
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0142IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code to provide that a first-party claimant who has had a property and casualty claim denied in whole or in part and has obtained a payment in excess of the initial offer of the insurer shall be entitled to reimbursement...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-08
To House Insurance Committee
ILHB0007IntroAmends the Conversion and Formation of School Districts Article of the School Code. Creates the School District Efficiency Commission. Provides for the membership and support of the Commission. Requires the Commission to make recommendations to the G...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-08
To House Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter School Committee
ILHB0187IntroAmends the Senior Citizens and Persons with Disabilities Property Tax Relief Act by reinstituting the pharmaceutical assistance program that was eliminated by Public Act 97-689 and changing the short title to the Senior Citizens and Persons with Disa...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-05
To House Special Issues Committee
ILHB0141IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2021, a family eligible for child care services whose income is at or below 185% of the most recent United States Department of Health and Human Services Federal Poverty Guidelines...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-05
Do Pass / Short Debate Child Care Accessibility & Early Childhood Education Committee; 009-002-000
ILHB3845IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code to require an insurance policy to provide coverage for medically necessary treatments for genetic, rare, unknown or unnamed, and unique conditions, including Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and altered drug metabolism. Provi...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-05
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0130IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. In a Section granting a homestead exemption to veterans with disabilities, provides that property that is used as a qualified residence by a veteran who was a member of the United States Armed Forces during World War II ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-04
To House Property Tax Committee
ILHB0015IntroAmends the School Code. With respect to school districts with more than 275,000 inhabitants, requires a school to provide written notification to (i) the parent or guardian of any student who commits an act or acts of misconduct and (ii) the parent o...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-04
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 8:30 am]

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
ILHB0125IntroAmends the Child Protective Investigator and Child Welfare Specialist Certification Act of 1987. Provides that a bachelor's degree in criminal justice may be used to satisfy the educational requirement under the Act for any person who applies for cer...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-04
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB0711IntroCreates the Prior Authorization Reform Act. Provides requirements concerning disclosure and review of prior authorization requirements, denial of claims or coverage by a utilization review organization, and the implementation of prior authorization r...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-04
To House Human Services Committee
ILHB0365IntroAmends the Roadside Memorial Act. Provides that on and after July 1, 2021, a DUI memorial marker shall bear the message "Don't Drive Under the Influence" (rather than "Please Don't Drink and Drive"). Effective immediately.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-02
To House Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
ILHB0374IntroAmends the Public Community College Act and the Housing Authorities Act. Permits community colleges and housing authorities to develop affordable housing for community college students. Amends the Illinois Affordable Housing Act. Permits non-exempt l...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-02
To House Housing Committee
ILHB0375IntroAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. At least 60 days before the start of a term, requires the governing board of a public university or community college district to notify an adju...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-02
To House Higher Education Committee
ILHB0366IntroAmends the Nurse Practice Act. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation must issue or deny a license no later than 30 days after completion of the application for practical nurse and registered professional nurse licensur...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-02
To House Health Care Licenses Committee
ILHB0804IntroCreates the Clean Jobs, Workforce and Contractor Equity Act. Creates the Equity and Empowerment in Clean Energy Advisory Board to administer the Clean Jobs Workforce Hubs Program, the Expanding Clean Energy Entrepreneurship and Contractor Incubator N...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-02
To House Energy & Environment Committee
ILHB0352IntroAmends the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Act. Creates the South Suburban Trauma Center Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Provides for the deposit and use of moneys in the fund. Provides for duties of the Health Facilities and Servic...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-02
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILHB0109IntroAmends the State Finance Act. Modifies the allocation of moneys from the Cannabis Regulation Fund. Provides that 4% (currently 8%) of specified moneys shall be transferred to the Local Government Distributive Fund to be used for law enforcement train...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-03-01
To House Appropriations-Public Safety Committee
ILHB0256IntroAmends the Public Community College Act. Provides for the election (rather than appointment) of the board of trustees of the City Colleges of Chicago beginning with the 2023 consolidated election. Provides that the City of Chicago shall be subdivided...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-26
To House Ethics & Elections Committee
ILHB0258IntroAmends 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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-26
To House Approp-Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
ILHB0028IntroAmends 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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-24
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHB0257IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the Chicago Board of Education for the 2023 and 2027 consolidated primary elections. Amends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Provides that no later than June 30, 2029, the ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-24
To House Ethics & Elections Committee
ILHB3240IntroAmends the Departments of State Government Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that it shall be the duty of the State Board of Health, among other duties, to deliver to the Governor for presentation to the General Assembly a St...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-24
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0224IntroAmends the School Code. With regard to the 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant Program, provides that for Fiscal Year 2022 only, the State Board of Education must award grants to eligible applicants under the Program to establish 50 after-sc...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-24
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 8:30 am]
To House Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
ILHB3657IntroAmends the Health Facilities Planning Act. Modifies provisions concerning Safety Net Impact Statements. Provides for Emergency Medicine and Trauma Systems Impact Statements and Maternal and Child Health Impact Statements. Provides further requirement...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-24
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3421IntroAmends the Medical Patient Rights Act. Provides that if a patient unknowingly and through no fault of his or her own receives care from a health care professional or health care provider who is not among the network of health care providers for the p...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-24
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0050IntroUrges the East St. Louis Higher Education Center's name be changed to the Wyvetter H. Younge Higher Education Center.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-24
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0226IntroCreates the Higher Education Fair Admissions Act. Provides that a public institution of higher education may not require applicants who are residents of Illinois to submit standardized college admissions test scores to the institution as a part of th...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-24
To House Higher Education Committee
ILHB1960IntroCreates the Black Wall Street Program Act. Requires the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to create and administer the Black Wall Street Program to provide loans and financial assistance to designated communities for the creation of Bla...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-24
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0272IntroAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that it is an unlawful practice to send to a consumer an unsolicited check that, when cashed, obligates the recipient to repay the amount of the check plus interest and fees. Pr...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-23
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 9:00 am]
To House Financial Institutions Committee
ILHB0049IntroAmends 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 ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-23
To House Higher Education Committee
ILHB0038IntroAmends 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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-23
To House Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter School Committee
ILHB3696IntroAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities. Provides that the boards of trustees shall provide by rule or contract for a procedure to evaluate the performance and qualifications of non-tenured faculty members. Provides that...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3647IntroAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. Requires the governing board of each public university and community college district to provide the following: (i) a minimum per class salary f...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0125IntroMourns the death of Clarence B. Williamson Sr.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-22
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
ILHB3217IntroAmends various Acts to make changes concerning references to specified racial and ethnic groups.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-19
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3207IntroAmends the Board of Higher Education Act. Provides that, in order to prevent nonpublic, for-profit institutions of higher education from enrolling students in programs or degrees for careers in which a student's higher education loan debt will exceed...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-19
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3218IntroAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities in Illinois. With respect to the high school coursework that a person must satisfactorily complete for university admission, adds agricultural sciences as a course option for the s...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-19
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2766IntroAmends the Chicago Municipal Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that an annuitant formerly employed by the City of Chicago may authorize the withholding of a portion of his or her annuity for payment of dues to a labor organization (inste...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-19
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1738IntroAmends the Registered Interior Designers Act. Provides that all applicants and registrants under the Act shall provide a valid address and email address to the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, which shall serve as the address of r...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-17
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0046IntroUrges the Illinois Department of Agriculture to study to the effects and the types of land loss to Black farmers. Calls for state support and capacity building for Black farming communities across the state and a dedication to helping grow agricultur...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0013IntroCreates the Commission on the Social Status of Black Males to study the social conditions of Black males, create evidence-based and measurable policy and system changes, develop strategies to assist in remedying severe adversities, support forums to ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0041IntroDeclares January 17, 2021 as Muhammad Ali Day in the State of Illinois.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0012PassCongratulates Illinois State Rep. Mary Flowers on becoming the longest-serving African American legislator in the history of Illinois upon the commencement of the 102nd General Assembly.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-02-06
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jawaharial Williams
Syndicate content
feedback