Illinois Representative Theresa Mah [D] | House

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ILHB3142EngrossCreates the Criminal History in College Applications Act. Provides that a public college may not inquire about or consider an applicant's criminal history information at any time during the admission decision-making process, except as required by Sta...
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2018-05-24
[Hearing: May 24 @ 9:00 am]
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
ILHB2354EngrossCreates 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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2018-05-23
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3418EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2624EngrossCreates the Health Insurance Rate Review Act. Creates the independent quasi-judicial Health Insurance Rate Review Board to ensure insurance rates are reasonable and justified. Sets forth duties and prohibited activities concerning the Board. Creates ...
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2018-05-23
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
ILHB4146EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 24, 2018
ILHB4278EnrollAmends the Department of Veterans' Affairs Act. Requires that, if an Illinois Veterans Home administrator or a member of the administrative staff is notified that, within one month or less, 2 or more persons residing within the Veterans Home are diag...
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2018-05-23
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
ILHB4324EngrossCreates 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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2018-05-23
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
ILHB4290IntroMakes appropriations to various agencies for prior year costs for personal services and State contributions to Social Security. Effective immediately .
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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4643EnrollAmends the Illinois Physical Therapy Act. Provides that the limitation on determining a differential diagnosis shall not in any manner limit a physical therapist from establishing a relevant diagnosis. In the definition of "documented current and rel...
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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4163EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 24, 2018
ILHB4469EnrollAmends 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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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4096EnrollAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall require each Medicaid Managed Care Organization to list as preferred on the Medicaid Managed Care Organization...
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2018-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5341IntroAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law, the court shall not deny a sealing or expungement petition because the petitioner has not satisfied an outstanding financial obligation established, imp...
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2018-05-23
House Floor Amendment No. 4 Recommends Be Adopted Judiciary - Criminal Committee; 011-001-000
ILHB4208EngrossAmends the School Code. With respect to school discipline improvement plans, makes changes to how the State Board of Education determines the top 20% of school districts, when notification is given that a plan must be submitted, which school district...
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2018-05-23
Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 Postponed - Education
ILHB5828IntroAppropriates $5,797,550 from the Build Illinois Bond Fund to the Capital Development Board for early childhood construction grants. Appropriates $1,375,000 from the Build Illinois Bond Fund to the Capital Development Board for a grant to Gads Hill Ce...
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2018-05-23
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4516EngrossAmends the Illinois Insurance Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, and the Voluntary Health Services Plans Act to require coverage for hearing instruments and related services for all individuals under the age of 18 when a hearing care prof...
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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
ILHB4965EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. In provisions concerning the child care assistance program, provides that a family's eligibility for child care services shall be redetermined no sooner than 12 months following the initial determination or most r...
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2018-05-23
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
ILHB5148EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that course material and instruction in a sex education course shall include, with an emphasis on the workplace environment and life on a college campus, material and discussion on what constitutes sexual consent and ...
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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 24, 2018
ILHB5597EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person commits custodial sexual misconduct when he or she is an employee of a law enforcement agency and engages in sexual conduct or sexual penetration with a person who is in the custody of a law en...
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2018-05-23
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
ILHJR0115EngrossUrges the U.S. Department of Education to actively sustain the school discipline guidance released by the Departments of Education and Justice in 2014, and the State of Illinois and Illinois State Board of Education to uphold the original school disc...
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2018-05-23
To Senate Education Committee
ILHB5627EngrossAmends the Educator Licensure Article of the School Code. Makes changes to provisions concerning the licensure powers of the State Board of Education, the State Educator Preparation and Licensure Board (including adding 2 members), types of licenses ...
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2018-05-23
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 24, 2018
ILHB4819IntroCreates the Broadband Procurement and Disclosure Act. Provides that no State broadband purchaser may award any contract to an Internet service provider that includes broadband service unless the contract provides specified terms concerning access to ...
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2018-05-23
Removed Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
ILHB4442EngrossAmends the School Code and the Critical Health Problems and Comprehensive Health Education Act. Requires a school district to include in its curriculum a unit of instruction on parenting education for grades 9 through 12 that includes, but is not lim...
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2018-05-23
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Chuck Weaver
ILHB1595EngrossAmends the Minimum Wage Law. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the application of the Act.
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2018-05-23
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Postponed - Labor
ILHB1253EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the members of the State Board of Education.
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2018-05-22
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB5770EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, a school board shall notify students and the parents or guardians of students, electronically or in the form of a letter, that a student may be eligible to receive menta...
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2018-05-22
Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Education; 012-000-000
ILHB5599EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law or administrative rule to the contrary, beginning in fiscal year 2019, the specified threshold for working families must be no less than 185% of the then-cu...
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2018-05-22
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
ILHB5626IntroAmends the Public Utilities Act. Requires an alternative retail electric supplier to annually submit certain rate information from the prior 12-month period to the Illinois Commerce Commission and the Attorney General. Requires an alternative retail ...
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2018-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4900EngrossCreates the Illinois Generic Drug Pricing Fairness Act. Provides that a manufacturer or wholesale drug distributor shall not engage in price gouging in the sale of an essential off-patent or generic drug. Provides that the Director of Healthcare and ...
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2018-05-22
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
ILHB1443EngrossAmends the Community Health Center Expansion Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the reporting requirement for grant recipients.
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2018-05-22
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
ILHB5752EngrossAmends the Public Utilities Act. Creates the Broadband Advisory Council Article in the Act. Creates the Broadband Advisory Council to explore ways to expand broadband access throughout the State, including unserved and underserved areas. Provides tha...
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2018-05-22
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 2
ILHB4293IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Imposes a privilege tax on partnerships and S corporations engaged in the business of conducting investment management services. Provides that the tax shall be imposed at the rate of 20% of the fees calculated by r...
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2018-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5544EnrollCreates the Illinois Council on Women and Girls Act. Creates the Illinois Council on Women and Girls. Provides that the Council shall advise the Governor and the General Assembly on policy issues impacting women and girls in this State with specified...
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2018-05-21
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5622IntroAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall establish reimbursement rates that build toward livable wages for front-line personnel i...
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2018-05-18
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5122EngrossAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Makes post-secondary education tuition and fee waivers available to youth for whom the Department of Children and Family Services has court-ordered legal responsibility, youth who aged out of care at age 1...
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2018-05-18
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
ILHB0274IntroAmends the Pharmacy Practice Act. Provides that "practice of pharmacy" includes the prescribing and dispensing of hormonal contraceptive patches and self-administered oral hormonal contraceptives. Defines "hormonal contraceptive patch" as a transderm...
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2018-05-18
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 25, 2018
ILHB5111EnrollCreates the Behavioral Health Workforce Act. Creates the Behavioral Health Education Center, administered by a teaching or research State university, or both. Provides that the Center shall be operational on or before July 1, 2019. Provides that the ...
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2018-05-18
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4297IntroAmends the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Minors and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Changes the name of the Act to the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Persons under 21 Years of Age and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Raises ...
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2018-05-17
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Home Rule Note Filed as Amended
ILHB4922EnrollAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that it is an unlawful practice to offer to consumers at retail a rebate made on a stored-value card that charges dormancy fees or other post-issuance fees. Defines terms.
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2018-05-17
Passed Both Houses
ILHB5143EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Secretary of State shall include, in the Illinois Rules of the Road publication, information advising drivers to use the Dutch Reach method when opening a vehicle door. Provides that the Secretary o...
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2018-05-17
To Subcommittee on Special Issues (TR)
ILHB4885EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that families with children under the age of 5 who have an open intact family services case with the Department of Children and Family Services shall be eligible for child care assistance under the Depart...
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2018-05-17
Passed Both Houses
ILHB4790EngrossCreates the Compost-Amended Soil Construction Act. Provides that any State agency that undertakes a construction project that requires the use of offsite soil and that is located within 20 miles of any Illinois Environmental Protection Agency-permitt...
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2018-05-17
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 18, 2018
ILHR1078IntroAcknowledges May of 2018 as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
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2018-05-17
To House Executive Committee
ILHB3223EngrossAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance must provide coverage for medically necessary preventative physical therapy for insureds diagnosed with multiple sclerosis without any tre...
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2018-05-16
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 17, 2018
ILHB4572EnrollAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that "employer" includes any person employing one (instead of 15) or more employees within Illinois during 20 or more calendar weeks within the calendar year of or preceding the alleged violation.
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2018-05-16
Passed Both Houses
ILHB1252EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the School Code's construction.
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2018-05-15
Re-assigned to Education
ILHB5481EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that, no later than day 60 of instruction in each school year, a school board shall report to the State Board of Education for kindergarten through grade 12 classes certain information about actively employed teachers...
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2018-05-15
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2018
ILHB5147EngrossAmends the Child Labor Law. Provides that, before a child may be issued a permit to work as a model, a trust account must be established providing, at a minimum, that: at least 15% (or a greater percentage as determined by rule) of the gross earnings...
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2018-05-15
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2018
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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2018-05-11
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
ILHB5721EngrossAmends 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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2018-05-11
Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
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