Illinois Representative Sonya Harper [D]

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ILHB2914IntroCreates the Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Act. Imposes a tax on distributors of sugar-sweetened beverages in the State at the rate of $0.01 per ounce. Contains provisions concerning the distribution of the proceeds from the tax. Creates a multi...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2691IntroAmends the Public Utilities Act. Adds provisions to the Telecommunications Article concerning the transition of Large Electing Providers to Internet Protocol-based networks and service. Provides that beginning July 1, 2017, a Large Electing Provider ...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2833IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits the offense of unlawful sale or delivery of firearms when he or she while holding a license under the federal Gun Control Act of 1968, transfers or possesses with the intent to transfer...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3177IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Removes provisions providing the Secretary of State authority to cancel a license or permit of a person who has failed to pay fees owed to the Illinois Commerce Commission or has been convicted of a sex offense as de...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2466IntroAmends the Grade A Pasteurized Milk and Milk Products Act. Provides that a specified pasteurization requirement shall not be applicable to milk produced, sold, and distributed (currently, to milk produced) in accordance with Department rules (removes...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0134IntroAmends the Governor Succession Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the line of succession for the office of Governor.
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2017-03-31
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
ILHB3179EngrossAmends 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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2017-03-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3301IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax credit for taxpayers who make a qualified donation of a crop to a food bank or other charitable organization in Illinois. Provides that the amount of the credit shall be 15% of the value of th...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
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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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0124PassDesignates April 4, 2017 as Pay Equity Day in the State of Illinois.
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2017-03-30
Resolution Adopted
ILHJR0017IntroDesignates 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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2017-03-30
Placed on Calendar Order of Resolutions
ILHB1797EngrossAmends the Capital Development Board Act. Provides that, for certain contracts entered into between the Capital Development Board and a regional port district concerning an appropriation for cargo handling facilities, if, for a period of 25 years, th...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3437IntroAmends the School Code. Requires school boards to give at least 60 days' notice of the closure of a school for at least one school year to all affected students, parents, and legal guardians. Effective immediately.
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2017-03-29
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB2379EngrossCreates 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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2017-03-29
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3110EngrossCreates 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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2017-03-29
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3165EngrossAmends 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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2017-03-28
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2909EngrossAmends 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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2017-03-27
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0503IntroAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Designates President Barack Obama's date of birth, August 4, as a legal holiday on which to hold appropriate exercises in commemoration of him. Includes that when the day falls on a Sunday, the following Mond...
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2017-03-24
Removed Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
ILHB2354IntroCreates the Lethal Violence Order of Protection Act. Provides that a petitioner may request an emergency lethal violence order of protection by filing an affidavit or verified pleading alleging that the respondent poses an immediate and present dange...
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2017-03-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB3418IntroAmends 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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2017-03-23
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHR0122IntroUrges police departments around the State to create a community liaison police officer program similar to CAPS, that designates a specific number of patrol officers as community partners and liaisons, and we encourage police departments to establish ...
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2017-03-23
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
ILHR0132IntroDeclares the week of February 26 to March 4, 2017 as Eating Disorders Awareness Week in the State of Illinois.
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2017-03-22
Placed on Calendar Order of Resolutions
ILHB3647IntroAmends the Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act. Provides that inquiries into a job applicant's criminal history may not inquire into events occurring more than 5 years before the date of the inquiry.
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2017-03-21
Tabled
ILHR0113PassStates opposition to any further increase in the DON score by the State of Illinois.
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2017-03-21
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
ILHB3093EngrossAmends 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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2017-03-17
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2976EngrossAmends 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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2017-03-17
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0268IntroAmends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. Requires the Chicago Board of Education to establish a school nurse pilot program. Provides that under the program, the Board shall require the top 20% of the lowest performing schools in...
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2017-03-16
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
ILHB1774IntroAmends 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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2017-03-16
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
ILHB4012IntroAppropriates $25,000,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Secretary of State for grants, on an emergency basis, to at-risk not-for-profit organizations for eligible security improvements that assist the organization in preventing, preparing for, ...
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2017-03-16
To House Appropriations-General Service Committee
ILHB1776IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the board of trustees of the City Colleges of Chicago, Illinois Community College District No. 508, at the general primary election in 2018 on a nonpartisan ballot. Provides that a member of the ...
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2017-03-16
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
ILHB3169EngrossAmends 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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2017-03-16
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2367IntroAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that records of conviction for a non-violent offense or a criminal offense that did not result in bodily harm or death to another person may be sealed 10 years after the termination of the petitioner's...
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2017-03-15
Remove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
ILHB0457EngrossAmends the Opportunities for At-Risk Women Act. Provides that appointments to the Task Force on Opportunities for At-Risk Women shall be made within 60 days from the effective date of this amendatory Act and that the Task Force shall meet at least qu...
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2017-03-09
To Senate Assignments 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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2017-03-09
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1805EngrossAmends 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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2017-03-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-03-08
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0284EngrossAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that when the Department of Transportation enters into a contract under the Code that provides for mobilization payments and the contractor is using the services of a subcontractor, the subcontract shall...
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2017-02-22
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHR0039PassDesignates April of 2017 as Bring Your Own Bag Month in the State of Illinois and calls upon all residents to bring reusable shopping bags instead of plastic shopping bags.
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2017-02-09
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
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