Illinois Representative Sonya Harper [D] | Introduced

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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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2018-02-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4146IntroAmends 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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2018-02-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4163IntroAmends 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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2018-02-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0795IntroUrges the State of Illinois to make school climate and culture a priority.
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2018-02-21
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4469IntroAmends 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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2018-02-21
To House Elections & Campaign Finance 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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2018-02-20
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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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5616IntroCreates the Illinois Violence Reduction Funding Act of 2018. Requires the Secretary of the Department of Human Services to make grants to community-based organizations for the purpose of carrying out community-based violence reduction programs. Provi...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5333IntroAmends the Department of Agriculture Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that on or before December 31, 2019, the Director of Agriculture, or his or her designee, shall prepare a report to be delivered the Chairperson of the Ag...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5332IntroCreates the Healthy Food Program Development Act. Provides that the Department of Agriculture may coordinate with the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to establish a Healthy Food Development Program to expand access to healthy foods in...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5334IntroCreates the Employee Background Fairness Act. Provides that an employer may not refuse to hire an individual and may not discharge an individual because of the individual's criminal history unless the individual has one or more convictions and there ...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5618IntroAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a municipality may create urban agricultural zones (UAZ) composed of organizations or persons who grow produce or other agricultural products; who raise livestock or poultry; who process livestock or ...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5717IntroAmends the Department of Agriculture Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Director of Agriculture, or his or her designee, shall convene interested stakeholders to develop a proposal to effectively and efficiently promo...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5617IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that upon a person's release from the Department of Corrections, the Department shall provide the person with a voting rights information form from the State Board of Elections that is tailored to a pe...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5614IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that a school board may not implement a school closing if, within the preceding 10 years, another school within the same zip code of that school was subject to a school closing or 90% or more of the students at the sc...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5720IntroAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that the corporate authorities of a municipality may establish an urban agricultural area after receipt of a petition by a qualified farmer or farmers to establish the area. Provides for the formation of a...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5719IntroCreates the Employee Targeted Tax Credit Act. Provides provisions regarding: powers of the Department of Employment Security; a pilot program; a certificate of eligibility for tax credit; the tax credit, which shall not be less than $10,000 and shall...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5613IntroAmends the School Code. Requires school districts to develop and adopt a trauma response protocol by the 2019-2020 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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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5615IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that subject to appropriation, each municipality with a community or geographical area that is identified as a food desert by the Department of Public Health shall be eligible for grants from the Healthy ...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5723IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that a taxing district may abate any portion of its taxes on urban agricultural property located in the taxing district. Effective immediately.
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5724IntroAmends the Tax Increment Allocation Redevelopment Act of the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act, tax increment revenues may be utilized for jointly undertaken and performed redevelopment projec...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5722IntroAmends the State Property Control Act. Provides that an agency covered by the Act may dispose of unneeded property, including real property, by sale or lease to any duly incorporated non-profit organization or association for the cultivation and sale...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5721IntroAmends 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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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5718IntroAmends the Election Code. Allows for the automatic voter registration of persons released from the Department of Corrections and issued standard Illinois Identification Cards by the Secretary of State. Includes the Department of Corrections as a "des...
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2018-02-16
To House Rules Committee
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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2018-02-14
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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2018-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4799IntroAmends 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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2018-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0825IntroMourns the death of Kenneth Dion Hutchinson of Chicago.
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2018-02-14
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Sonya M. Harper
ILHB4324IntroCreates the Wage Lien Act. Provides that a lien exists on an employer's property for the amount of unpaid wages owed to an employee. Defines terms and includes provisions concerning creation of the lien; exemptions; notice; limitations; recording of ...
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2018-02-14
To House Labor & Commerce Committee
ILHR0796IntroEncourages the General Assembly to pass legislation that requires Chicago Public Schools board members, who are currently appointed by the Mayor of Chicago, to be elected by the people.
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2018-02-13
To House Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
ILHB4732IntroAmends the Department of Agricultural Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Director of Agriculture, or his or her designee, shall convene a working group between persons in both rural agricultural areas and urban agricu...
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2018-02-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0787IntroDeclares April 10, 2018 as Pay Equity Day.
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2018-02-12
To House Labor & Commerce Committee
ILHR0792IntroDeclares February 28, 2018 as Rare Disease Day in Illinois.
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2018-02-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0794IntroUrges 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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2018-02-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4555IntroAmends 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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2018-02-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4517IntroAmends the Election Code. Allows for the automatic voter registration of persons released from the Department of Corrections and issued standard Illinois Identification Cards by the Secretary of State. Includes the Department of Corrections as a "des...
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2018-02-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0755IntroStrongly 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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2018-01-31
Placed on Calendar Order of Resolutions
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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2018-01-30
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
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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2018-01-30
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4234IntroCreates 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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2018-01-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0550IntroUrges Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to keep the Obama-era guidelines on sexual assault in place.
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2017-12-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4083IntroAmends the Counties Code. Provides that, on and after the effective date of this amendatory Act, no home rule county or non-home rule county has the authority to impose a tax on the use, sale, or purchase of sweetened beverages based upon the weight ...
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2017-12-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4107IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes it unlawful to deliver, sell, or purchase or cause to be delivered, sold, or purchased or cause to be possessed by another, an assault weapon, assault weapon attachment, .50 caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartri...
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2017-12-15
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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2017-11-30
To House Rules Committee
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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2017-11-10
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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2017-11-08
House Floor Amendment No. 4 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
ILHB4134IntroAmends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides for the implementation of a sexual harassment training program to be completed by specified State officials and employees, and to be conducted by the appropriate State agency of those Stat...
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2017-11-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4117IntroAmends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that no person may acquire or possess any pre-packaged explosive components within this State without having in his or her possession a Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued ...
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2017-10-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
ILHB3734IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes it unlawful to deliver, sell, or purchase or cause to be delivered, sold, or purchased or cause to be possessed by another, an assault weapon, assault weapon attachment, .50 caliber rifle, or .50 caliber cartri...
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2017-10-10
To House Rules 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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2017-10-04
To House Rules Committee
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