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ILHB0477IntroAmends the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Act. Creates the South Suburban Trauma Center Fund. Provides for the construction of a south suburban trauma center. Provides that the Health Facilities Review Board, in consultation with the Department ...
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2017-04-26
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Standard Debate
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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2017-04-26
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Standard Debate
ILHB0426IntroCreates the Immigration Safe Zones Act. Provides that schools, medical treatment and health care facilities, and places of worship may not grant access to State and local law enforcement agencies that have entered into an agreement with United States...
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2017-04-26
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
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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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-04-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
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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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-04-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
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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2017-04-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
ILHB2802IntroCreates 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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2017-04-26
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
ILHB3211EngrossAmends 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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2017-04-26
To Senate Human Services Committee
ILHB0536IntroAmends the Transportation Article of the School Code. Provides that each school board may provide free transportation for any pupil residing within 1 1/2 miles from the school attended where conditions are such that walking, either to or from the sch...
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2017-04-26
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB3392IntroAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-26
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB1253EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the members of the State Board of Education.
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2017-04-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
ILHB2959IntroAmends 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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2017-04-26
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB3044IntroAmends 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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2017-04-26
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
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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2017-04-26
To House Appropriations-Human Services Committee
ILHB2764IntroAmends 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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2017-04-26
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Standard Debate
ILHB3376IntroAmends 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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2017-04-26
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
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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2017-04-26
To Senate Human Services Committee
ILHB0140IntroAmends the Executive Reorganization Implementation Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-04-26
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB1808EngrossAmends 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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2017-04-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0189IntroAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Makes a technical change in the short title Section.
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2017-04-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
ILHB0456IntroAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to award grants to students in financial need whose household income is less than the poverty guidelines updated periodically in the Federal Regis...
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2017-04-26
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
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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2017-04-25
To Senate Veterans Affairs Committee
ILHB0270IntroCreates 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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2017-04-25
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
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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2017-04-25
House Floor Amendment No. 2 State Mandates Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
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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2017-04-25
To Senate Veterans Affairs Committee
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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2017-04-25
To Senate Education 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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2017-04-25
To Senate Licensed Activities And Pensions Committee
ILHB3701EngrossCreates 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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2017-04-25
To Senate Higher Education 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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2017-04-25
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2017-04-24
To House Executive Committee
ILHB3421IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Abolishes monetary bail, except under the Uniform Criminal Extradition Act. Provides that the court may employ the use of a validated risk assessment tool in certain instances at pre-trial release hearin...
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2017-04-20
To House Rules 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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2017-04-19
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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2017-04-06
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
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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2017-04-06
Placed on Calendar Order of First Reading April 25, 2017
ILHB0279IntroAmends the School Code. Allows each member of the General Assembly to nominate persons from his or her district, which persons shall receive a certificate of scholarship in a State university designated by the member. Sets forth provisions concerning...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0476IntroAmends the School Code and the Public Community College Act. With respect to school boards of school districts and boards of trustees of community college districts, provides that a person may not serve as a board member for more than 2 terms of offi...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0729IntroCreates the Local Government Stabilization Authority Act. Authorizes the corporate authorities of Bloom Township, Bremen Township, Calumet Township, Rich Township, and Thornton Township in Cook County to establish, by ordinance, a Local Government St...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0725IntroAmends the Park District Code. Provides that a commissioner of a park district board shall not be elected to more than 2 terms. Further provides that the 2-term limit does not apply to a term where a commissioner is elected to a 6-year term but only ...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0728IntroAmends the Local Government Wage Increase Transparency Act. Changes the title of the Act to the Local Government Wage and Fee Transparency Act. Provides that for any attorney that has 2 or more clients that are units of local government, the attorney...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0727IntroAmends the Illinois Lottery Law. Requires the Department of the Lottery to offer a special instant scratch-off game to benefit homeless shelters. Requires the net revenue from that game to be deposited into the Homeless Shelter Revenue Fund. Provides...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0262IntroAmends 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
ILHB0215IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax checkoff for the Mental Health Income Tax Checkoff Fund. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Fund. Provides that moneys in the Fund may be used by the Department of Public Health for th...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0387IntroAmends the Limited Liability Company Act. Reduces some fees in the fee schedule for limited liability companies filing documents with the Secretary of State to match the fees for similar documents in the fee schedule for corporations. Effective immed...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0726IntroAmends the School Code and various Acts relating to the governance of public universities and community colleges in Illinois. With respect to the requirement that the events of Black History be taught in every public elementary school and high school...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0239IntroAmends the Illinois Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. Requires manufacturers of brand name or generic prescription drugs to notify State purchasers, health insurers, health care service plan providers, pharmacy benefit managers, and the General Assembly o...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0269IntroAmends the School Code. Provides for the waiver of tuition assessed by a school district on children whose parents are unable to afford them. With respect to summer school, provides that a school board must (instead of may) waive all or part of summe...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0265IntroCreates the Lead in Schools Reporting Act. Provides that on an annual basis the Department of Public Health, in coordination with local departments of public health serving the City of Chicago, shall conduct specified lead testing at public school fa...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0220IntroAmends the Motor Fuel Tax Law. Provides that no municipality, county, or road district that received motor fuel tax distributions totaling more than $100,000 in the previous State fiscal year shall receive a future distribution of motor fuel tax mone...
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2017-03-31
To House Rules Committee
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