Illinois Representative Sonya Harper [D]

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ILHR1071PassRecognizes Megan Bugg for her efforts to raise awareness of childhood cancer and fight for increased funding for research.
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2018-05-24
Resolution Adopted
ILSB2572EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-24
Passed Both Houses
ILHR1126IntroUrges the federal government to continue to fund Planned Parenthood. Calls upon Governor Rauner to urge the Trump administration to maintain Title X guidelines.
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2018-05-24
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2428EngrossCreates 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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2018-05-24
House Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Education
ILHB3418EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4469EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5202EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-23
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
ILHB5697IntroCreates the Universal Long-Term Services and Supports Trust Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2018-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4226EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3720EngrossAmends the Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act of the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that surplus tax revenues may be used to pay for costs of special education, social services, and other costs of a public school district. Provides that fo...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB1253EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the members of the State Board of Education.
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2018-05-22
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB5741EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-22
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5626IntroAmends the Public Utilities Act. Requires an alternative retail electric supplier to annually submit certain rate information from the prior 12-month period to the Illinois Commerce Commission and the Attorney General. Requires an alternative retail ...
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2018-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4900EngrossCreates the Illinois Generic Drug Pricing Fairness Act. Provides that a manufacturer or wholesale drug distributor shall not engage in price gouging in the sale of an essential off-patent or generic drug. Provides that the Director of Healthcare and ...
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2018-05-22
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
ILHB5771EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-22
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5544EnrollCreates 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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2018-05-21
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5214EnrollAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Changes the definition of "applicant" and "related member". Provides that the annual allowable amounts shall be allocated by the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity if any portion of the unused allocate...
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2018-05-21
Passed Both Houses
ILSB2281EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-21
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 22, 2018
ILSB2559EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-21
Passed Both Houses
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
ILHB3093PassAmends 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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2018-05-18
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
ILHB5622IntroAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall establish reimbursement rates that build toward livable wages for front-line personnel i...
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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4081EngrossCreates the Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act. Provides that an employer that intends to relocate a call center or portions of a call center from Illinois to another state or a foreign country must provide notice to the State Treasurer a...
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2018-05-18
Postponed - Telecommunications and Information Technology
ILSB2433EnrollAmends the Currency Exchange Act. Defines "government assistance check", "government check", "payroll check", "printed", and "protected class". Provides additional considerations by the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation for determini...
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2018-05-18
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
ILSB3511EngrossAmends the Illinois Act on the Aging. In a provision concerning the Community Care Program, establishes the following rate increases in the wages paid by vendors to their employees who provide homemaker services: on July 1, 2018, rates shall be incre...
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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB3513EngrossProvides that the Act may be referred to the Stay of Driver's License Suspension for Child Support Arrearage Law. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Includes a statement of legislative purpose. Provides that in any proceeding to enforce arrearages in ...
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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2330EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-18
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst
ILHR0885PassUrges the Illinois Department of Corrections to strengthen its commitment to PREA and eradicate sexual harassment and abuse in correctional facilities in Illinois.
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2018-05-17
Resolution Adopted
ILHB4922EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-17
Passed Both Houses
ILHR0844PassDeclares the month of October 2018 as Eczema Awareness Month.
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2018-05-17
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
ILHB4568EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Deletes language repealing the Healthy Local Food Incentives Program on June 30, 2019.
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2018-05-16
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4741EnrollAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that each committed person is entitled to 30 visits per month. Provides that every committed person may submit a list of at least 50 persons to the Department of Corrections that are authorized to visi...
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2018-05-16
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4572EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-16
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5721EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-11
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
ILHB4513EngrossAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that for any project under a construction contract, the contract shall require that, to the extent practicable, at least 10% of man-hours performing construction services be performed by individuals who ...
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2018-05-11
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
ILHB0201EngrossAmends the Employment of Strikebreakers Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-05-10
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
ILHB1464EnrollAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning justification in the use of force against another person in defense of a dwelling.
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2018-05-10
Passed Both Houses
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
ILHR0792PassDeclares February 28, 2018 as Rare Disease Day in Illinois.
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2018-05-10
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0795PassUrges the State of Illinois to make school climate and culture a priority.
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2018-05-10
Resolution Adopted
ILHR1025IntroSupports the implementation of a progressive income tax in Illinois.
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2018-05-10
Placed on Calendar Order of Resolutions
ILHB5121EnrollAmends the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act. Provides that no intergovernmental or interagency agreement or contract may be entered into, implemented, or given effect if the agreement's or contract's intent or effect is, among other requirements, to...
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2018-05-09
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
ILHR1054IntroCommends the students of the Village Leadership Academy for their efforts to make positive changes within their community and urges the Chicago Park District to approve changing the name of Douglas Park to Douglass Park in honor of Frederick Douglass...
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2018-05-09
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5609IntroAmends the Illinois Act on the Aging. In a provision concerning the Community Care Program, establishes the following rate increases in the wages paid by vendors to their employees who provide homemaker services: on July 1, 2018, rates shall be incre...
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2018-05-08
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5254IntroAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Requires the Department of Children and Family Services to increase rates by 7% to purchase services from other agencies that provide professional child welfare services, including intact family services, ...
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2018-05-01
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4800IntroAmends the Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act of the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that surplus tax revenues may be used to pay for costs of special education, social services, and other costs of a public school district. Provides that fo...
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2018-05-01
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4760IntroAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that upon the filing of an eviction action, the clerk of the circuit court shall immediately seal the court file and mail a specified notice to the defendants in the action. Provides that the clerk shall u...
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2018-05-01
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5340IntroAmends 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 administrative adjudications, hearings, and final orders shall ...
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2018-05-01
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3176IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Changes provisions concerning certificate of relief from disabilities and certificates of good conduct. Changes certificates of relief from disabilities to certificates of relief from collateral consequence or ...
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2018-05-01
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1592IntroAmends the Prevailing Wage Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning State policy.
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2018-04-30
To House Rules Committee
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