Illinois Representative Sonya Harper [D]

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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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2017-04-28
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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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3831IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall provide educational programs in each of its institutions and facilities for all committed persons. Provides that the Department must allow into each institution...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3166IntroAmends the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Act. Makes a technical change concerning the purpose of the Act.
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2990IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the conditions of every parole and mandatory supervised release are that the subject not knowingly frequent places where controlled substances are illegally sold, used, distributed, or administere...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
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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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0183IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0780IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides that no candidate for President or Vice President of the United States shall appear on the official ballot if that candidate has not filed copies of all of his or her tax returns with the State Board of Elections at...
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1454IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning noise.
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2774IntroCreates 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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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3905IntroAmends the Illinois Crime Reduction Act of 2009. Adds definition of "offender" and deletes definition of "violent offender". Provides that all offenders (rather than just non-violent offenders) are eligible for the Adult Redeploy Illinois program.
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0346PassRecognizes Ron Orent as he prepares to embark on his Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. on May 10, 2017.
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2017-04-27
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
ILHB0234IntroAmends the Nurse Practice Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a licensed practical nurse's scope of practice.
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2017-04-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0294PassHonors Chance the Rapper for his charitable donation to Chicago Public Schools.
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2017-04-24
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
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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2017-04-20
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4004IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides for water's edge combined reporting. Creates an addition modification in an amount equal to the deduction for qualified production activities allowed under Section 199 of the Internal Revenue Code. In the ...
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2017-04-19
To House Rules Committee
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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2017-04-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0115IntroCondemns 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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2017-04-05
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
ILHB2370IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law or administrative rule to the contrary, beginning in fiscal year 2018, the specified threshold for working families must be no less than 185% of the then-cu...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2632IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides a credit for the head of a single parent household that operates a business from his or her residential property for each dependent under the age of 18 living in that household. Defines terms. Effective im...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2609IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Creates a resident low-income assessment freeze homestead exemption. Provides that the maximum income limitation is $75,000 for applicants who have occupied the residence in a low-income area 5 years or more. Indexes the...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2592IntroCreates the Farmers' Market Act. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall develop a permit system for farmers' markets in accordance with the laws and rules of the State that are applicable to farmers' markets. Provides that each local hea...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2649IntroAmends the State Finance Act. Creates the Safety-Net Hospital Service Loan Forgiveness Program Fund. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to establish the Safety-Net Hospital Service Loan Forg...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3155IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the members of the State Board of Education.
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3154IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that local authorities, with respect to highways under their jurisdiction, may limit the operation of trucks or other commercial vehicles in areas with poor air quality. Defines "poor air quality".
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3107IntroAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that the City of Chicago shall waive all permit, registration, licensing, or operating fees for any vehicles that are specifically designed, constructed, modified and equipped, or used for the retail sale ...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3158IntroAmends the Public Utilities Act. Requires public water utilities operating in this State to file annually to the Illinois commerce Commission a report analyzing the risk and vulnerability of the State's water supply to cyber attack. Specifies the inf...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3156IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. In a Section concerning the credit for wages paid to ex-felons, provides that, if the taxpayer is a business located in a census tract with a high rate of unemployment and violent crime, then (i) the amount of the ...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3159IntroAmends the Minimum Wage Law. Increases the minimum wage to $15 per hour on October 1, 2017. Effective immediately.
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3237IntroCreates the Conviction History Reporting Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3236IntroAmends the Agricultural Areas Conservation and Protection Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3808IntroAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that it is an unlawful practice for a merchant to impose a surcharge, transaction charge, or other additional fee upon a transaction involving the use of a credit card when the ...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3776IntroAmends the School Code. Requires school districts to develop and adopt a trauma response protocol by the 2018-2019 school year. Requires the trauma response protocol to include long-term responses to a traumatic incident, long-term care and counselin...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0320IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that a period of probation, a term of periodic imprisonment, or conditional discharge may not be imposed if the defendant is convicted of a Class 3 felony or higher violation of an offense involving th...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3719IntroAmends the Public Officer Prohibited Activities Act. Defines "auditing official", "employee", "improper governmental action", and "retaliation". Provides that it is prohibited for a unit of local government, any agent or representative of a unit of l...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3809IntroAmends the Display of Tobacco Products Act. Provides that all tobacco and alternative nicotine products (rather than single packs of cigarettes and alternative nicotine products) must be sold from behind the counter or in an age restricted area or in...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3810IntroAmends the School Code. Requires school boards to develop a trauma response protocol that shall be implemented in response to a traumatic event at a school, including, but not limited to, a shooting at the school. Sets forth various requirements for ...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3885IntroCreates the Conviction History Reporting Act. Prohibits a consumer reporting agency from reporting in a criminal history report (1) criminal history information that antedates the report by more than 5 years and (2) criminal history record informatio...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3884IntroAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to annually identify and track all food deserts located within the State by conducting a Statewide block-by-block food and health study within each census tract, c...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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