Illinois Representative Sonya Harper [D]

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ILHB3418VetoAmends the Counties Code and Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a county or municipality may create an urban agricultural zones (UAZ) composed of organizations or persons who grow produce or other agricultural products; who raise livestock or pou...
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2018-11-14
Placed on Calendar Amendatory Veto November 15, 2018
ILHB0156EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a tax credit for property taxes.
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2018-11-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5104VetoAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Deletes provision that the Department of Corrections shall require the committed person receiving medical or dental services on a non-emergency basis to pay a $5 co-payment to the Department for each visit for ...
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2018-11-14
Motion Filed Override Amendatory Veto Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
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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2018-11-14
Placed on Calendar Amendatory Veto November 15, 2018
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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2018-11-14
Override Amendatory Veto - Senate Passed 046-008-000
ILSB2619VetoAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. In provisions regarding appointment of a fire chief, acting chief, the department head, or a position, by whatever title, that is responsible for day-to-day operations of a fire department, limits home rule powers ...
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2018-11-14
Override Governor Veto - Senate Passed 047-004-000
ILHB5877EngrossCreates 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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2018-11-14
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2018-11-14
Override Governor Veto - Senate Passed 050-005-000
ILHB2858IntroCreates the Peace Officer Accountability Act. Provides that before a peace officer is permitted to carry a firearm in the unit of government in which he or she is employed, the peace officer must either: (1) live in the unit of government in which he...
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2018-11-14
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHB4163VetoAmends the Equal Pay Act of 2003. Prohibits an employer from: (i) screening job applicants based on their wage or salary history, (ii) requiring that an applicant's prior wages satisfy minimum or maximum criteria, and (iii) requesting or requiring as...
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2018-11-13
Motion Filed Override Amendatory Veto Rep. Anna Moeller
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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2018-11-13
Placed on Calendar Amendatory Veto
ILHB4922VetoAmends 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 stored-value card that charges dormancy fees or other post-issuance fees. Defines terms.
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2018-11-13
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
ILHB5481VetoAmends the School Code. Provides that, no later than day 60 of instruction in each school year, a school board shall report to the State Board of Education for kindergarten through grade 12 classes certain information about actively employed teachers...
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2018-11-13
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
ILHB4572VetoAmends 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.
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2018-11-13
Placed on Calendar Total Veto
ILSB2572VetoAmends the School Code. Provides that an approved waiver from or modification to a physical education mandate may remain in effect for a period not to exceed 2 school years (rather than 5 school years like other mandate waivers) and may be renewed no...
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2018-11-13
Motion Filed Override Governor Veto Sen. Linda Holmes
ILHR1178IntroUrges Governor Bruce Rauner to reverse his previous stance by pledging that no state resources will be used to assist the Trump Administration in carrying out its policies at the border, and that he call on the Acting Inspector General of the Departm...
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2018-11-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHR1257PassMourns the death of Shirley McCombs.
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2018-11-13
Resolution Adopted
ILHB0278EngrossAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that, from February 1, 2017 through January 31, 2018, the amount transferred from the General Revenue Fund to the Local Government Distributive Fund shall be: (i) 8.5% of the net revenue realized from the ...
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2018-11-07
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading November 13, 2018
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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2018-11-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHR1120IntroSupports the Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy and the work of stakeholders on the continued implementation of the Strategy.
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2018-09-28
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0336PassAmends the Party Line Emergency Act. Makes a technical change concerning the short title.
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2018-08-28
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1114
ILSB2298PassCreates the Industrial Hemp Act. Provides that a person desiring to grow, cultivate, or process industrial hemp or industrial hemp products must be licensed by the Department of Agriculture. Provides that the application for a license shall include t...
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2018-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1091
ILSB2428PassCreates the Hunger-Free Students' Bill of Rights Act. Provides that every school in this State shall provide a federally reimbursable lunch to a student of that school who requests the lunch, regardless of whether the student has the ability to pay f...
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2018-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1092
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
ILHB4799PassAmends the School Code. Provides that, in every public school maintaining any of grades kindergarten through 8, there shall be instruction, study, and discussion of effective methods for the prevention and avoidance of traffic injuries related to wal...
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2018-08-24
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1056
ILHB4234PassCreates the Farmer Equity Act. Provides that the Department of Agriculture shall ensure the inclusion of socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers, including socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers in urbanized areas, in the development, adopti...
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2018-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1039
ILSB3023PassCreates the Community-Law Enforcement Partnership for Deflection and Addiction Treatment Act. Allows a law enforcement agency to establish a program to facilitate contact between a person and a licensed substance abuse treatment provider for assessme...
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2018-08-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1025
ILSB2927PassAmends the Higher Education Veterans Service Act. Provides that each public college or university that is required to have a Coordinator of Veterans and Military Personnel Student Services shall report to the Board of Higher Education information on ...
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1015
ILSB3214PassCreates the Pollinator Friendly Solar Site Act. Provides that an owner of a ground-mounted solar site may follow practices that: (1) provide native perennial vegetation and foraging habitat which is beneficial to game birds, songbirds, and pollinator...
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1022
ILSB3049PassAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to reimburse psychiatrists, federally qualified health centers as defined in the Social Security Act, clinical psychologi...
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2018-08-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1019
ILHB4707PassAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Changes the classification of Hydrocodone from a Schedule II controlled substance to a Schedule I controlled substance. Amends the Illinois Optometric Practice Act of 1987 to make a conforming change.
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2018-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0989
ILHB4594PassCreates the Criminal and Traffic Assessment Act. Provides a minimum fine is $25. Provides when any defendant is convicted, pleads guilty, or placed on court supervision for a violation of a law or local ordinance, the court shall order one schedule o...
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2018-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0987
ILHB5721PassAmends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Adds to the definition of "school action". Provides that, beginning on July 1, 2019, the facility performance standards published by the district must include the performance standards of...
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2018-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0965
ILHB4790PassCreates the Compost-Amended Soil Construction Act. Provides that any State agency that undertakes a construction project that requires the use of offsite soil and that is located within 20 miles of any Illinois Environmental Protection Agency-permitt...
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2018-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0951
ILSB2925PassAmends the Illinois Police Training Act. Provides that the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board shall develop or approve a curriculum for a certified training program for school resource officers which shall consist of at least 40 hours ...
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2018-08-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0984
ILHB5544PassCreates the Illinois Council on Women and Girls Act. Creates the Illinois Council on Women and Girls. Provides that the Council shall advise the Governor and the General Assembly on policy issues impacting women and girls in this State with specified...
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0913
ILHB4965PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. In provisions concerning the child care assistance program, provides that a family's eligibility for child care services shall be redetermined no sooner than 12 months following the initial determination or most r...
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0909
ILHB5741PassAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Requires the Environmental Protection Agency, in coordination with the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, to make an assessment of available treatment technologies for reducing and removing compounds of e...
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0917
ILSB3503PassAmends the Counties Code. Provides that on or before June 1, 2019, every facility that houses a circuit court room shall include at least one lactation room or area for members of the public to express breast milk in private that is located outside t...
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0947
ILSB2559PassAmends the Board of Higher Education Act. Provides that, beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year, the Board of Higher Education shall develop a 3-year education loan information pilot program for use by each public institution of higher education ...
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0926
ILHB4888PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall collect and report specified data regarding violence within Department institutions and facilities. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall collect an...
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2018-08-17
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0907
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
ILSB2675PassAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the purpose of the Act.
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2018-08-14
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0881
ILHB5202PassAmends the Governor's Office of Management and Budget Act. Creates the Youth Budget Commission is established within the Office with the goal of producing an annual youth budget fiscal scan. Sets forth the membership and terms of the Commission. Effe...
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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0818
ILHB5771PassAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2018, any publicly funded early childhood program receiving Preschool for All Block Grant funds or Preschool for All Expansion Block Grant funds shall collect and review its chronic absence dat...
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2018-08-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0819
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
ILHB5245PassAmends the Sexual Assault Survivors Emergency Treatment Act. Adds various provisions concerning requirements for hospitals and pediatric health care facilities in relation to pediatric sexual assault care. Provides that a hospital licensed under the ...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0775
ILSB2281PassAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the purpose of the Entrepreneur Learner's Permit pilot program is to encourage and assist beginning entrepreneurs in starting n...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0785
ILHB4226PassAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall develop, publish, and disseminate a brochure to educate the general public on the effects o...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0747
ILSB2330PassAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that the publication requirement in a petition for change of name shall be waived if: (i) the petitioner is 18 years of age or older; (ii) concurrent with the petition, the petitioner files with the court ...
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2018-08-10
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0788
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