Illinois Representative Robert Rita [D]

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ILHR1216IntroDirects the Auditor General to conduct an audit of the average denial rate of hospitals throughout Illinois in both the fee-for-service and managed care programs, with at least 50% of the audit consisting of safety-net and critical access hospitals.
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2018-10-09
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
ILSB2852EngrossAmends the Real Estate Appraiser Licensing Act of 2002 and Appraisal Management Company Registration Act. Provides that the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation may require participation in a third-party, multi-state licensing system fo...
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2018-09-30
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1979PassAmends the Property Tax Code. In a Section concerning the Senior Citizens Homestead Exemption, provides that in all counties (now, in counties with less than 3,000,000 inhabitants), the county board may by resolution provide that if a person has been...
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2018-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1104
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
ILSB2481VetoProvides 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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2018-08-24
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILSB2830VetoAmends 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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2018-08-24
Governor Vetoed
ILSB0035VetoAmends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-24
Governor Vetoed
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
ILHB0128PassAmends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0985
ILHB4469VetoAmends the Election Code. Provides that each election authority shall collaborate with the county jail within the jurisdiction of the election authority to facilitate voting by mail for voters eligible to vote in the county who are confined or detain...
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2018-08-17
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILHB4771VetoAmends 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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2018-08-15
Governor Amendatory Veto
ILSB3604PassCreates the Government Severance Pay Act. Provides that a unit of government that enters into a contract or employment agreement, or renewal or renegotiation of an existing contract or employment agreement, that contains a provision for severance pay...
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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0895
ILSB2225PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides for the issuance of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm license plates to any Illinois resident who has earned the Southwest Asia Service Medal from the United States Armed Forces. Effective immediately.
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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0820
ILHB5341PassAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law, the court shall not deny a sealing or expungement petition because the petitioner has not satisfied an outstanding financial obligation established, imp...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0776
ILHB5856PassAmends the Toll Highway Act. Provides that vehicles owned or operated by a Mass Transit District created under a provision of the Local Mass Transit District Act may use any toll highway without paying a toll.
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2018-08-07
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0739
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
ILSB1008PassAmends the Government Electronic Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0700
ILSB3015PassAmends the School Code. With regard to the self-administration and self-carry of asthma medication, provides that a school district, public school, charter school, or nonpublic school may authorize a school nurse or trained personnel to (i) provide u...
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2018-08-03
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0726
ILHB5197PassAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a department foreign fire insurance board shall be created within the fire department of all municipalities (rather than municipalities with fewer than 500,000 inhabitants) that have an organized fire...
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2018-07-31
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0656
ILSB3452PassAmends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975. Extends the authorization for advance deposit wagering to December 31, 2022 (rather than December 31, 2018). Effective immediately.
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2018-07-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0627
ILSB3387EngrossAmends the Riverboat Gambling Act. Provides that limitations on certain civil penalties shall not apply to civil penalties assessed under the Video Gaming Act. Provides that, in determining whether to grant an owners license to an applicant, the Illi...
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2018-07-08
To Senate Assignments 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
ILHB4434IntroAppropriates $6,807,000 to the Auditor General to meet the ordinary and contingent expenses of the office of the Auditor General. Appropriates $28,540,611 from the Audit Expense Fund to the Auditor General for administrative and operations expenses a...
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2018-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0133IntroDesignates the entirety of Illinois Route 390 as the "Illinois Bicentennial Memorial Tollway" in recognition of our States 200th birthday.
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2018-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5180EngrossAmends the Illinois Lottery Law. Requires the Department of the Lottery to deposit any estimated remaining proceeds from the prior fiscal year (rather than any remaining proceeds) after certain payments and transfers are made, into the Capital Projec...
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2018-07-01
To Senate Assignments 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
ILHB5914IntroAmends the Freedom of Information Act to provide that in the case of sexual assault or sexual abuse by school district personnel, nothing in the Act prohibits a school district from disclosing disciplinary records of school district personnel. Amends...
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2018-06-27
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
ILHB4095PassAmends 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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2018-06-08
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0589
ILHB3342PassAmends the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to consider certain mitigating factors and evidence of rehabilitation fo...
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2018-06-04
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0587
ILHB3142EngrossCreates the Criminal History in College Applications Act. Provides that a public college may not inquire about or consider an applicant's criminal history information at any time during the admission decision-making process, except as required by Sta...
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2018-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1502EngrossCreates the Right to Know Act. Provides that an operator of a commercial website or online service that collects personally identifiable information through the internet about individual customers residing in Illinois who use or visit its commercial ...
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2018-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1252EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction.
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2018-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB4433EngrossAmends the State Finance Act. Provides for transfers from certain listed funds into the Audit Expense Fund. Effective immediately.
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2018-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2213EngrossCreates the Illinois Workers' Rights and Worker Safety Act. Provides that except as authorized by State law enacted after January 1, 2017, a State agency may not amend or revise its rules relating to protection of workers' rights or worker safety in ...
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2018-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0007EngrossCreates the Chicago Casino Development Authority Act. Provides for the creation of the Chicago Casino Development Authority, whose duties include promotion and maintenance of a casino. Amends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975 and the Riverboat Ga...
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2018-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3531IntroAmends the Massage Licensing Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-30
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0067PassDesignates the Interstate 55 overpass at Towanda, Exit 171 as the "Officer Patrick Michael Righi Barnard Memorial Overpass".
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2018-05-29
Adopted Both Houses
ILHR1025PassSupports the implementation of a progressive income tax in Illinois.
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2018-05-29
Resolution Adopted 061-052-000
ILHB4293IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Imposes a privilege tax on partnerships and S corporations engaged in the business of conducting investment management services. Provides that the tax shall be imposed at the rate of 20% of the fees calculated by r...
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2018-05-25
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3104EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that public indecency also includes committing the proscribed acts while confined in a penal institution. Provides that a person convicted of a second or subsequent violation for public indecency while confi...
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2018-05-23
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Terri Bryant
ILHB0274IntroAmends the Pharmacy Practice Act. Provides that "practice of pharmacy" includes the prescribing and dispensing of hormonal contraceptive patches and self-administered oral hormonal contraceptives. Defines "hormonal contraceptive patch" as a transderm...
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2018-05-18
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 25, 2018
ILHB4729IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that it is a violation for a person not entitled to the possession of a vehicle or essential part of a vehicle to receive, possess, conceal, sell, dispose, or transfer it with the intent to permanently or te...
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2018-05-18
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 25, 2018
ILSB3430EngrossAmends the Property Tax Code. In provisions concerning tax objections based on budget or appropriation ordinances, provides that no objection to any property tax levied by any municipality or county (rather than by any municipality) shall be sustaine...
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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0802PassUrges the federal government, the United States Congress, and the President of the United States to restore the cut funding to the 340B Drug Discount Program and Medicaid's Disproportionate Share Hospital program to protect healthcare for low-income ...
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2018-05-17
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0755PassStrongly 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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2018-05-10
Resolution Adopted
ILHB3549IntroAppropriates $2 from the General Revenue Fund to the Office of the Auditor General for its FY18 ordinary and contingent expenses. Effective July 1, 2017.
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2018-04-30
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4380IntroAmends the Humane Care for Animals Act. Provides that no owner of a dog or cat that is a companion animal may expose the dog or cat in a manner that places the dog or cat in a life-threatening situation for a prolonged period of time in extreme heat ...
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2018-04-27
To House Rules Committee
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