Illinois Representative Sonya Harper [D]

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ILHB0690EnrollAmends the Day and Temporary Labor Services Act. Requires a day and temporary labor service agency (agency) to notify a day or temporary laborer (laborer) in writing of the schedule and length of multi-day assignments. Requires an agency to keep reco...
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2017-06-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3157EnrollAmends the Department of Agriculture Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois . Provides that the Department of Agriculture shall identify and track geographical areas in this State that are food deserts. Provides that the Department shall no...
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2017-06-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2993EnrollAmends the Department of Public Health Act and the School Code. Provides that school districts may serve students produce grown and harvested by students in school-owned or community gardens if the produce meets requirements adopted by rule by the De...
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2017-06-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2820EnrollAmends the Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall work with the Farmers' Market Task Force to address farmers' market vendor complaints regarding the reasonableness of local health departments' f...
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2017-06-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3060EnrollAmends the Vital Records Act. Provides that specified fees for birth record searches or certified copies of birth records shall be waived for all requests made by a homeless person whose status is verified by specified human services, legal services,...
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2017-06-25
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILHB2977EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that every public elementary school and high school shall include in its curriculum a unit of instruction practicing writing in cursive.
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2017-06-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3904EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall establish a Women's Correctional Services Division under the authority of a Chief of Women's Correctional Services, which must be a Senior Public Service Admini...
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2017-06-25
Removed Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
ILHB2721EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code, the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971, the Counties Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, the School Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, the Limited Health Service Organization Act, and the Volunt...
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2017-06-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHR0304PassEncourages all officers and employees of the Illinois State Board of Education, the Illinois Department of Human Services, the Administrative Office of the Courts, and the Illinois Department of Corrections to become informed regarding well-documente...
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2017-06-25
Resolution Adopted
ILHB1438IntroAmends the Illinois Nuclear Safety Preparedness Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-06-25
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB0270EngrossCreates the Law Enforcement Sexual Assault Investigation Act. Provides that allegations of sexual assault by a police officer while performing his or her duties shall immediately be reported to the police officer's supervisory or command personnel an...
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2017-06-24
To House Rules Committee
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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2017-06-24
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2647EnrollAmends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Contains provisions concerning the establishment of various programs and services for the benefit of veterans including a proactive outreach program for veterans that served in high casualty units, in un...
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2017-06-24
Passed Both Houses
ILHR0490IntroUrges Governor Rauner to immediately join the United States Climate Alliance.
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2017-06-24
Placed on Calendar Order of Resolutions
ILHB3093EnrollAmends the Wildlife Code. Defines "hunting license" as an electronic or physical license authorizing the person to take a certain type of animal during a specified period of time. Effective immediately.
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3211EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) to identify and flag all college students who are potentially eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Provides that...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2909EnrollAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. In a provision limiting medical assistance recipients to one pair of adult eyeglasses every 2 years, provides that the limitation does not apply to an individual who needs differe...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3709EnrollAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Provides that counseling services or psychotherapy on an outpatient basis provided to a minor 12 years of age or older must be provided by, or under the supervision of, a licensed service ...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3169EnrollAmends the Children and Family Services Act by defining "youth in care" as persons placed in the temporary custody or guardianship of the Department of Children and Family Services pursuant to the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Amends various Acts by ch...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3701EnrollCreates the Educational Credit for Military Experience Act. Provides that before June 1, 2018, each institution of higher education shall adopt a policy to award academic credit for military training applicable to the student's certificate or degree ...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3179EnrollAmends the State Treasurer Act. Modifies the term "qualified expenses" for the purpose of participant requirements in the use of the College Savings Pool established under the Act. Effective immediately.
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3165EnrollAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the training for Department of Juvenile Justice personnel shall include courses in restorative justice. Defines "restorative justice". Provides that the Department may adopt rules to implement the...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3455EnrollAmends the Department of Natural Resources Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides in the Department of Natural Resource's Adopt-A-Park program that volunteers may assist with vegetation management, providing building and facility ...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2976EnrollAmends the Department of Central Management Services Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires every institution of higher education approved by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission, whether public or private, to submit an annu...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3110EnrollCreates the Social Services Contract Notice Act. Provides that the Act applies only to non-governmental service providers who deliver social services designed to ensure the health, safety, education, or welfare of Illinois residents on behalf of the ...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3507EnrollAmends the Compulsory Attendance Article of the School Code. Allows a child to be absent from school on a particular day or days or at a particular time of day for the reason that his or her parent or legal guardian is an active duty member of the un...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3718EnrollAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Revises and consolidates provisions regarding obtaining and issuing orders of protection, protective orders, and no contact orders. Repeals various provisions in the domestic violence order of protection...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3711EnrollAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person also commits hate crime when, by reason of the actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or national origin of anoth...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3215EnrollAmends the School Code. Requires a school district to make feminine hygiene products available, at no cost to students, in the bathrooms of school buildings. Provides that this requirement also applies to charter schools.
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3419EnrollAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that an expatriate corporation shall be considered a non-resident bidder for purposes of the Code. Provides that no business or member of a unitary business group shall submit a bid for or enter into a c...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2987EnrollAmends the Personnel Code. Provides that State agencies, when hiring for internships and student assistant positions, shall give preference to a qualified applicant who is, or has been, a dependent child in foster care, a homeless youth, or a formerl...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3903EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that there shall be no place of detention or criminal processing established or maintained on the grounds of any school. Effective immediately.
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
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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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2622EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. In the provision concerning the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission Operations Fund surcharge, provides that after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Director of Insurance shall make one or more lo...
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2017-06-23
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3259EngrossAmends Public Act 99-524 to make supplemental appropriations. Reduces certain appropriations from the Commitment to Human Services Fund for funeral and burial expenses from $8,775,000 to $575,000. Appropriates $8,200,000 from the Personal Property Ta...
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2017-06-22
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler
ILHR0234PassUrges the creation of an environmental justice agenda.
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2017-06-22
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
ILHB4058IntroProvides that specified amounts shall be appropriated to specified units of local government for each of 28 specified Representative Districts for grants to community-based organizations based entirely within each of the specified Representative Dist...
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2017-06-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0445IntroUrges opposition to the American Health Care Act.
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2017-06-22
Placed on Calendar Order of Resolutions
ILHR0009PassDesignates the month of August in 2017 as Buy Black, Love Black, and Give Black Month in the State of Illinois.
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2017-06-22
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
ILHR0006PassUrges the Inspector General of the City of Chicago to conduct a performance audit of the Chicago Police Department to determine and assess police emergency response times in Chicago neighborhoods and communities and to make recommendations to improve...
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2017-06-22
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
ILHR0486PassCongratulates Mary Pat Palumbo on 47 years of service as a teacher at Bridgeport Catholic Academy.
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2017-06-21
Resolution Adopted
ILHB3167EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Human Services to conduct and regularly update a study on the early childhood workforce at least once every 3 years. Provides that the study shall: (i) describe the professional developm...
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2017-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1790EnrollAmends the Pharmacy Practice Act. Provides that a pharmacist may refill a patient's prescription without prescriber authorization if the pharmacist is unable to contact the prescriber after reasonable effort, a failure to refill the prescription may ...
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2017-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2379EnrollCreates the Fiscal Impact Statement Act. Requires a fiscal impact statement shall be filed for every executive order. Provides that the fiscal impact statement must contain a reliable estimate of changes in State expenditures or revenues due to the e...
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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2663EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that early childhood programs receiving State Board of Education grants for preschool educational programs shall prohibit the expulsion of children. Provides instead that when persistent and serious challenging behavi...
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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0189EnrollAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that when the victim is under 18 years of age at the time of the offense, a prosecution for criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual assault, predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, aggravat...
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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0055EnrollAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that August 4th of each year is designated as Barack Obama Day.
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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1519EnrollAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Deletes a provision that requires Department of Juvenile Justice personnel who are hired by the Department and who participate or assist in the rehabilitative and vocational training of delinquent youths, super...
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2017-06-16
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1697EnrollAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that it is a violation for an employer to impose as a condition of obtaining or retaining employment any term or condition that requires a person to violate or forgo a sincerely held practice of his or h...
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2017-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1805EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Secretary of State shall offer to each applicant for issuance or renewal of a driver's license or identification card who is 16 years of age or older (rather than 18 years of age or older) the oppor...
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2017-06-13
Sent to the Governor
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