Illinois Representative Sonya Harper [D]

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ILSB1294EngrossCreates the Industrial Hemp Act. Provides that any person desiring to grow, process, cultivate, harvest, process, possess, sell, or purchase industrial hemp or industrial hemp related products must be licensed by the Department of Agriculture. Provid...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules 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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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0955EngrossAmends 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 which build toward livable wages for front-line personnel ...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1317IntroAmends the Alternative Health Care Delivery Act. Makes a technical change in the Section concerning definitions.
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2394IntroAmends various Acts relating to the governance of public universities in Illinois and the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, a student who meets the requirements concerni...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0453EngrossAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title of the Act.
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1438IntroAmends the Illinois Nuclear Safety Preparedness Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1227IntroAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2376IntroCreates the Family Leave Insurance Program Act. Requires the Department of Labor to establish and administer a Family Leave Insurance Program that provides family leave insurance benefits to eligible employees who take unpaid family leave to care for...
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2017-07-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0816IntroAmends the Sex Offender Registration Act. Provides for registration under the Act of a person convicted of a battery when the court: (1) finds that the battery was sexually motivated as defined in the Sex Offender Management Board Act; and (2) in its...
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2017-06-30
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3869PassAmends the School Code. Requires in-service training for school personnel to include training on civil rights and in cultural diversity, including racial and ethnic sensitivity and implicit racial bias. Effective July 1, 2017.
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2017-06-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0014
ILHJR0032IntroMakes application to Congress under the provisions of Article V of the Constitution of the United States for the calling of a convention of the states limited to proposing amendments to the Constitution of the United States that impose fiscal restrai...
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2017-06-30
Removed Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
ILSB1519PassAmends 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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2017-06-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0019
ILHB3288IntroAmends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Removes a list of specified persons who are required to immediately report suspected cases of child abuse or neglect to the Department of Children and Family Services and instead provides that any ...
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2017-06-29
To House Rules Committee
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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2017-06-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4008IntroAppropriates $56,000,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Office of the Secretary of State for 28 non-competitively awarded grants, each in the amount of $2,000,000, to community-based organizations based entirely within 28 specified Representati...
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2017-06-29
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB1274IntroAmends the Savings and Loan Share and Account Act. Makes a technical change to a Section relating to joint ownership of accounts.
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2017-06-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0358IntroUrges Governor Rauner to end the frivolous spending at the Department of Innovation and Technology. Admonishes Secretary Bhatt and urges him to immediately cancel the subscriptions and create a department that is more open and transparent going forwa...
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2017-06-29
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
ILHR0402PassDeclares May of 2017 as Lupus Awareness Month.
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2017-06-29
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0511PassMourns the death of Commissioner Robert Steele of North Lawndale.
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2017-06-29
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
ILHJR0017EngrossDesignates the entirety of Interstate 294 of the Dwight D. Eisenhower System of Interstate and Defense Highways as the "President Barack Obama Tollway".
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2017-06-27
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2771EngrossCreates the Healthy Workplace Act and amends the State Finance Act. Requires employers to provide specified paid sick days to employees. Sets forth the purposes for and manner in which the sick days may be used. Contains provisions regarding employer...
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2017-06-26
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ILHR0115PassCondemns President Donald J. Trump's executive order barring refugees from the United States and calls on him to uphold and protect the values of all of the people of this great nation, which was founded by immigrants on principles that include relig...
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2017-06-26
Resolution Adopted
ILHB3691EngrossAmends the State Treasurer Act. Creates the Illinois Higher Education Savings Program. Provides for the implementation of and requirements for the Program. Provides for the State Treasurer's duties under the Program. Provides that the State Treasurer...
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2017-06-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
ILHR0490PassUrges Governor Rauner to immediately join the United States Climate Alliance.
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2017-06-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
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
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
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
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
ILHB2843IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Eliminates convictions of prostitution and felony prostitution under the Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal Code of 2012 or a similar local ordinance from a provision permitting a motion to vacate the...
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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0100PassDirects the Auditor General to conduct an audit of Medicaid MCOs, which includes a comparison of State expenditures between MCOs and fee-for-service entities.
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2017-05-31
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
ILSB1980EngrossAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that upon verified application by the Sheriff in whose custody the defendant has been remanded (in addition to current application by the State, the defendant, or the court on its own motion) th...
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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0469PassRecognizes Dr. Walt Whitman and the Soul Children of Chicago as they celebrate 35 years of being a successful arts program.
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2017-05-31
Resolution Adopted
ILHB3922EngrossAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Creates the Municipal Task Force on Recycling Strategies to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions to review the status of municipal policies and programs that reduce greenhouse gas emissions nationally and internationall...
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2017-05-31
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
ILHB3914EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that in addition to suspension of driving privileges, a person convicted of failing to stop his or her vehicle before meeting or overtaking a school bus stopped on a highway, roadway, private road, parking l...
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2017-05-29
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHR0334PassRecognizes the valiant work of those associated with the Boy Scouts of America Iroquois Trail district.
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2017-05-29
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
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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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3371EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that required training in suicide awareness and prevention techniques shall last at least 2 hours. Allows the State Board of Education to by rule provide for the training to be included as a continuing professional de...
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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2958IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides that, on and after January 1, 2018, no person may knowingly cause or allow sale at wholesale or retail of a coal tar sealant product. Provides that, on and after July 1, 2019, no person may knowingly ...
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2017-05-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3458IntroCreates the Illinois Natural Areas Stewardship Act. Creates the Illinois Land Conservation and Stewardship Grant Program to make grants to conservation land trusts to steward lands identified in the Illinois Natural Area Inventory, lands designated a...
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2017-05-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0274PassStrongly opposes any and all efforts by the Trump Administration to cut the Meals on Wheels Program and Congregate Meals Program, eliminate the Community Development Block Grant, eliminate the Community Services Block Grant, and slash funding for the...
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2017-05-24
Resolution Adopted
ILHB3393IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Imposes a privilege tax at a rate of 20% on partnerships and S corporations engaged in the business of conducting investment management services, until such time as a federal law with an identical effect has been e...
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2017-05-23
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Home Rule Note Filed as Amended
ILHB2475IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Increases the earned income tax credit to (i) 12% of the federal tax credit for each taxable year beginning on or after January 1, 2017 and beginning prior to January 1, 2018, (ii) 14% of the federal tax credit for...
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2017-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0259IntroCreates the Isolated Confinement Restriction Act. Restricts the use of isolated confinement in correctional facilities in the State. Provides that a committed person shall not be placed in isolated confinement unless there is reasonable cause to beli...
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2017-05-18
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Tabled
ILHB0198IntroAmends the Labor Dispute Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-18
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILHR0128PassDeclares August 4, 2017 and August 4, 2018 as "President Barack Obama Day" in the State of Illinois.
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2017-05-16
Resolution Adopted
ILHB1253EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the members of the State Board of Education.
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2017-05-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
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