Illinois Representative Sonya Harper [D]

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ILSB1200EnrollAmends the Department of Transportation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that, in order to further the prevention of accidents, the Department of Transportation shall conduct a traffic study following the occurrence of any a...
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2019-12-13
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0156EngrossCreates the Prescription Drug Pricing Transparency Act. Requires health insurers to disclose certain rate and spending information concerning prescription drugs and certain prescription drug pricing information to the Department of Public Health. Req...
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2019-12-03
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1786EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the amendatory Act may be referred to as the License to Work Act. Deletes language providing that all notices sent to a person involved in an administrative proceeding shall state that failure to satisf...
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2019-11-25
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2430IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that, for taxable years 2019 and thereafter, the maximum reduction for the senior citizens homestead exemption is $8,000 in all counties (currently, $8,000 in counties with 3,000,000 or more inhabitants and $5,0...
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2019-11-14
To House Rules Committee
ILSJR0049EngrossCreates the Kidney Disease Prevention and Education Task Force to study chronic kidney disease, transplantations, living and deceased kidney donation, and the disparity in the rates of those afflicted between Caucasians and minorities.
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2019-11-14
Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
ILSB0471EngrossAmends the Labor Dispute Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-11-13
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB3888EngrossAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides requirements for the prohibition of the conduct of ethylene oxide sterilization operations or other activities that emit ethylene oxide (and, for ethylene oxide sterilization sources, propylene oxide)...
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2019-11-13
Postponed - Executive
ILHJR0090EngrossUrges recognition of Illinois' vibrant history of African American political struggles for democracy and freedom that have widened the scope and deepened the State's and United States' commitment to democracy and racial justice. Urges adequate approp...
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2019-11-13
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
ILHB2267EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the Chicago Board of Education at the general primary election in 2020 only as a nonpartisan election on a separate ballot. Provides that a member of the Chicago Board of Education shall be elect...
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2019-10-30
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHR0109PassDeclares November 2019 as Food Pantry Donation Month to raise a greater awareness of food insecurity and the impact food insecurity has on the residents of Illinois.
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2019-10-30
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer
ILHB3949IntroAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that "race" includes traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles. Provides that "protective hairstyles" includes, but is not limited to...
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2019-10-30
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2084EngrossAmends the School Code. With respect to school discipline improvement plans, makes changes to how the State Board of Education determines the top 20% of school districts, when notification is given that a plan must be submitted, which school district...
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2019-10-30
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2547IntroCreates the Racial Impact Note Act. Provides that every bill which has or could have a disparate impact on racial and ethnic minorities, upon the request of any member, shall have prepared for it, before second reading in the house of introduction, a...
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2019-10-30
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3917IntroAmends 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...
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2019-10-29
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
ILHR0466PassCongratulates the Robert Lindblom Math and Science Academy on the occasion of its Centennial Anniversary.
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2019-10-28
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0527IntroUrges the United States Congress to promptly ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
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2019-10-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3624IntroCreates the Clean Energy Jobs Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2019-10-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0203IntroCreates the No Representation Without Population Act. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall collect and maintain an electronic record of the legal residence, outside of any correctional facility, and other demographic data for each person...
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2019-10-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0334IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that a charter school operating within the City of Chicago shall be administered by a local school council. Provides that a local school council shall be established for each small school, contract school, and militar...
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2019-10-04
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2299IntroAmends the Eviction Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that upon the filing of an eviction action, the clerk of the circuit court shall immediately impound the court file unless: the tenancy is commercial; or the property the plaintiff ...
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2019-10-04
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2313IntroCreates the Illinois Violence Reduction Funding Act of 2019. Requires the Secretary of the Department of Human Services to make grants to community-based organizations for the purpose of carrying out community-based violence reduction programs. Provi...
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2019-09-03
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1594IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax credit for an Illinois business that increases its average full-time employee head count in the State for the taxable year by more than 20% over its average full-time employee head count in th...
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2019-08-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2878IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes it unlawful to deliver, sell, or purchase or cause to be delivered, sold, or purchased or cause to be possessed by another, an assault weapon, assault weapon attachment, .50 caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartri...
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2019-08-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3406IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. In provisions concerning the Senior Citizens Assessment Freeze Homestead Exemption, provides that, for taxable years 2019 and thereafter, the maximum income limitation is $85,000 (currently, $65,000). Effective immediate...
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2019-08-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2093IntroAmends the Illinois Workforce Innovation Board Act. Provides that on or before December 15, 2019, and on or before each December 15 thereafter, the Illinois Workforce Innovation Board must review labor market data and projections in this State and mu...
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2019-08-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3189IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits the offense of unlawful use of weapons when he or she knowingly possesses, sells or offers to sell, purchases, manufactures, imports, transfers, or uses: (1) any manual, power-driven, o...
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2019-08-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2581IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that, in counties with 3,000,000 or more inhabitants, a taxpayer who has been granted a senior citizens homestead exemption need not reapply for the exemption. Provides that the county assessor shall establish p...
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2019-08-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3550PassAmends the School Code. With regard to a sex education course, provides that course material and instruction in grades 6 through 12 must include an age-appropriate discussion on the meaning of consent that includes discussion on recognizing that (i) ...
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0579
ILHB2156PassAmends 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 rebate card that charges dormancy fees or other post-issuance fees. Defines "rebate card".
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0462
ILSB0162PassAmends the Counties Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, Illinois Insurance Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, and the Illinois Public Aid Code. In provisions concerning coverage for mammograms, provides that coverage shall also include a d...
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0580
ILSB1524PassCreates the Illinois Student Loan Investment Act. Provides for the establishment, operation, and administration of the Student Investment Account by the State Treasurer. Provides that the State Treasurer shall establish fees to cover the costs of adm...
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0586
ILHB2649PassAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Creates a bill of rights for children of incarcerated parents. Provides that the Department of Corrections, the county sheriff, or county correctional department shall develop and implement policies and ...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0480
ILHB3687PassAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that upon commencement of a prosecution for a sex offense against a person known to be an employee of a school, the State's Attorney shall immediately provide the superintendent of schools or sc...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0521
ILHB3606PassCreates the Student Online Personal Protection Act of 2019. Provides for legislative intent and definitions. Provides for operator prohibitions, operator duties, school authority prohibitions, school authority duties, State Board of Education duties,...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0516
ILHB0003PassAmends the Hospital Report Card Act to require that each hospital include in its quarterly report instances of preterm infants, infant mortality, and maternal mortality. Requires the reporting of racial and ethnic information of the infants' mothers,...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0446
ILHB2134PassAmends the Freedom From Location Surveillance Act. Provides that "electronic device" means any device that enables access to, or use of an electronic communication service that provides the ability to send or receive wire or electronic communications...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0460
ILHB2444PassAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that at the initial bail hearing or any subsequent hearing, the defendant shall be released on recognizance if the judge finds that the defendant's pre-trial detention will harm any infant or ch...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0471
ILHB0002PassAmends the Medical Patient Rights Act. Provides that every woman has certain rights with regard to pregnancy and childbirth, including the right to receive care that is consistent with current scientific evidence about benefits and risks, the right t...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0445
ILSB1166PassAmends the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that, except as otherwise provided by law, no department shall deny an occupational or professional license based solely on the applicant's citizenship status or immigration status. Amends th...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0541
ILHB2627PassAmends the School Code. Provides that a student may not be questioned or detained at a school site at which students are detained in connection with criminal charges or allegations, taken into custody, or engaged with law enforcement personnel withou...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0478
ILSB1429PassAmends the Evidence Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that evidence of a person's immigration status is not admissible in any civil proceeding unless: it is essential to prove an element of a claim or an affirmative defense; or a perso...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0550
ILSB1780PassCreates the Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act. Defines terms. Provides for: applicability; relation to other law; service; notice by posting; commissioners; determination of value; cotenant buyout; partition alternatives; considerations for par...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0565
ILHB3086PassAmends the School Code. Provides that a school board shall require its schools to either connect at-risk students with anger management classes offered in the community or conduct their own anger management classes for at-risk students. Provides that...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0498
ILHB2304PassAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to establish a Youth Training and Education in the Building Trades Program to award grants to community-based organizations for the purpose of establishing trainin...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0469
ILHB2541PassCreates the Re-Entering Citizens Civics Education Act. Provides that the Department of Corrections and the Department of Juvenile Justice shall provide a nonpartisan peer-led civics program throughout the correctional institutions of the State to tea...
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2019-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0441
ILHB0252PassAmends 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. Provid...
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2019-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0430
ILHB2438PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Requires an accident and health insurer to develop a maternal mental health program designed to promote quality and cost-effective outcomes. Amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987, the Nurse Practice Act, and the ...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0386
ILHB2895PassAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall ensure that all hospitals require specified employees to complete educational training on t...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0390
ILSB1583PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that an arrest warrant issued for an offender who violated a condition of his or her probation, conditional discharge, or supervision where there is danger of his or her fleeing the jurisdiction or cau...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0406
ILSB0156PassAmends the Department of Innovation and Technology Act and the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Director of Corrections and the Secretary of Innovation and Technology shall jointly adopt a rule or best practices protocol that permits ea...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0397
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