Illinois Representative Thaddeus Jones [D]

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ILHB0374EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that beginning with the 2018 registration year, any individual who has a military-related special license plate issued under certain specified Sections of the Code may reclass his or her special license plat...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB3052IntroAmends the School Code. Provides for the combination of Chicago Heights School District 170 and Ford Heights School District 169 into a new Heights School District 170. Sets forth requirements concerning transitioning the school board and sets forth ...
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILHB0302EngrossAmends the Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits Act. Provides that "policy" includes a policy that has lapsed or been terminated. Requires insurers to, at no later than the date of policy delivery or the establishment of an account, and upon any change ...
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 29 @ 11:00 am]
Waive Posting Notice
ILHB0230IntroCreates the Public University Uniform Admission Act. Requires each public university in this State to admit first-time freshman applicants as undergraduate students if the applicant graduated with a grade point average in the top 10% of the student's...
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILHB2462EngrossAmends 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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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB2647EngrossAmends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Contains provisions concerning the establishment of various programs and services for the benefit of veterans including a proactive outreach program for veterans that served in high casualty units, in un...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB0138EngrossAmends the Governor Transition Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the orderly transition of the office of Governor.
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB0137EngrossAmends the Governor Transition Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the orderly transition of the office of Governor.
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB0425EngrossAmends the Regional Superintendent of Schools Article of the School Code with respect to the Section concerning salaries. Removes certain provisions concerning the abolition of the office of regional superintendent of schools in educational services ...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB2802EngrossCreates the Transportation Benefits Program Act. Requires all covered employers to offer at least one transportation benefit program. Provides that the employer may choose between providing a program consistent with federal law that allows employees ...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB3376EngrossAmends the Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities Act. Provides that a home care consumer in the Department of Human Services' Home Services Program has the right and discretion to: (i) select and hire a personal assistant or other individual pr...
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2017-05-26
Waive Posting Notice
ILHB2959EngrossAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that no policy of individual or group accident and health insurance issued, amended, delivered, or renewed on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act may impose any preexisting condition exclusi...
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2017-05-26
Third Reading - Passed; 046-005-000
ILHB3907EngrossAmends the School Safety Drill Act. Provides that law enforcement drills shall be conducted on days and times when students are present in the building. Requires full-time school staff to participate in the drill. Provides that contractual or part-ti...
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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3044EngrossAmends the Prevailing Wage Act. Requires the Department of Labor to publish, by July 15 of each year on its official website, a prevailing wage schedule for each county in the State based upon the prevailing rate of wages investigated and ascertained...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB3213EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Adds families that are not recipients of benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and that need child care assistance to participate in education and training activities to the lis...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB3871IntroAmends the State Budget Law. Provides for a continuing appropriation for funding of public education and human services. Amends the State Comptroller Act. Provides that if any cash flow deficit resulting from timing variation between disbursement and...
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 29 @ 9:00 am]
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
ILHB0140EngrossAmends the Executive Reorganization Implementation Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILHB2589EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Department of Children and Family Services shall assign a caseworker to attend any hearing involving youth placed on aftercare release, including hearings involving sanctions for violation of ...
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2017-05-26
Third Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
ILHB1252IntroAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction.
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILHB2390EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Removes cap on restitution. Removes intent requirement for hate crime committed in or causing damage to a place of worship. Provides that as a condition of probation or conditional discharge for hate crime, the court...
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2017-05-26
Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
ILSB0087EngrossAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that, for the 2016 taxable year and thereafter, the exemption for veterans with disabilities carries over to the surviving spouse of a veteran who was killed in the line of duty in the current taxable year or an...
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1462EngrossAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-26
Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
ILSB1796EngrossAmends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILHB1317IntroAmends the Alternative Health Care Delivery Act. Makes a technical change in the Section concerning definitions.
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2017-05-26
House Floor Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
ILSB1328EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the $25 assessment for drug related offenses appropriated to and administered by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority shall be distributed to fund Department of State Police drug ta...
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2017-05-26
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0473EngrossAmends the Direct Pay Permit Implementation Act. Makes a technical change in a Section creating the direct pay permit pilot program.
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2017-05-26
House Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Revenue
ILSB0867EngrossAmends the Limited Liability Company Act. Reduces the fee collected by the Secretary of State for the filing of articles of organization, applications for admission, and restated articles of organization from $500 to $39 and reduces those fees in con...
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB0057EngrossAmends the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986 and the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that, with exceptions, the court may, upon request by a petitioner for an order of protection, order a wireless telephone service provider to trans...
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2017-05-26
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
ILSB0982EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides that no candidate for President or Vice-President of the United States shall appear on the official ballot for the general election if that candidate has not released his or her tax returns at least 5 days prior to ...
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2017-05-26
[Hearing: May 30 @ 9:00 am]
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILSB1933EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides that the State Board of Elections and the Office of the Secretary of State shall establish an automatic voter registration program pursuant to an interagency contract and jointly-adopted rules. Provides that an appl...
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2017-05-26
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
ILHB3211EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) to identify and flag all college students who are potentially eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Provides that...
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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3701EnrollCreates the Educational Credit for Military Experience Act. Provides that before June 1, 2018, each institution of higher education shall adopt a policy to award academic credit for military training applicable to the student's certificate or degree ...
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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3259IntroAmends Public Act 99-524 to make supplemental appropriations. Reduces certain appropriations from the Commitment to Human Services Fund for funeral and burial expenses from $8,775,000 to $575,000. Appropriates $8,200,000 from the Personal Property Ta...
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2017-05-25
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB0189EngrossAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Makes a technical change in the short title Section.
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2017-05-25
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 26, 2017
ILHJR0056IntroRecognizes May 19, 2017 as a day to honor police officers and firefighters who have lost their lives and suffer from PTSD, depression, and other mental health issues.
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2017-05-25
Placed on Calendar Order of Resolutions
ILHB3168EnrollAmends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. In a provision that requires the classification of all reports in the central register, provides that prior to classifying a report, the person making the classification shall determine whether the...
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2017-05-25
Passed Both Houses
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
ILHB2764EngrossAmends the Department of Natural Resources Act. Provides that only materials manufactured in Illinois may be sold on the property of the Illinois State Museum. Defines "materials manufactured in Illinois". Amends the State Parks Act. Provides that on...
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2017-05-23
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0270EngrossCreates the Law Enforcement Sexual Assault Investigation Act. Provides that allegations of sexual assault by a police officer while performing his or her duties shall immediately be reported to the police officer's supervisory or command personnel an...
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2017-05-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0291EngrossAmends the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that a person who holds part-time elective office is not a participating employee with respect to that office, unless he or she (i) was elected to that offic...
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2017-05-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
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
ILHB3538EngrossCreates the Keep Illinois Business Act. Provides that any recipient business that chooses to move all or part of its business operations and the jobs created by its business out-of-State shall be deemed to no longer qualify for State economic develop...
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2017-05-18
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHJR0054IntroUrges the Illinois Senate and the Illinois House of Representatives to create a joint legislative cancer caucus, to be known as the Illinois Legislative Cancer Caucus, to provide a forum for discussing and evaluating public policies affecting cancer ...
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2017-05-17
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Nick Sauer
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
ILHB1808EnrollAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that the Department of Revenue may share information with the State Treasurer for the purpose of administering the Uniform Disposition of Unclaimed Property Act. Amends the Uniform Disposition of Unclaimed...
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2017-05-15
Passed Both Houses
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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2017-05-11
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
ILHB0721IntroAmends 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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2017-05-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0040EngrossAmends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Removes a provision prohibiting the non-contributory portion of a program of health-benefits from including the expenses of obtaining an abortion. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Removes a ...
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2017-05-10
Motion Filed to Reconsider Vote Sen. Don Harmon
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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2017-05-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3392IntroAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-05-10
To House Rules Committee
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