Illinois Representative Thomas Bennett [R]

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ILHB3469PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Reinforces that a vehicle operated by a fire chief, a chief of police of a municipality, a sheriff of a county, or a chief emergency medical services officer may be equipped with a siren, whistle, or bell capable of ...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0182
ILHB2685PassAmends the Wildlife Code. Provides that except as provided in the Code, it is unlawful to have in his or her possession the green hides of fur bearing mammals without a valid hunting or trapping license. Provides that the annual fee for each resident...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0123
ILSB0589PassAmends the Illinois Dental Practice Act. Allows a dental assistant, after being authorized by a dentist, to remove loose, broken, or irritating orthodontic appliances on a patient of record for the purpose of eliminating pain or discomfort. Provides ...
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2017-08-18
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0215
ILHB0162EnrollAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the angel investment credit.
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2017-08-16
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
ILHB2570PassAmends the Military Code of Illinois. Provides that families of Illinois National Guard members who have died while on active duty or during training shall be presented with the State flag of Illinois, appropriate for use as a burial flag, upon appli...
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2017-08-11
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0069
ILHJR0004EngrossDesignates the section of US Route 45, Iroquois County Road 2400 North on the South, to Illinois State Route 116 on the North as the "Firefighter Dana Schoolman Memorial Highway".
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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3259EngrossAmends 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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2017-08-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2185EnrollAmends the Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse and Dependency Act. Redefines "detoxification" as the process of allowing an individual to safely withdraw or sober from a drug or alcohol in a controlled environment, including a treatment or law enforcemen...
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2017-07-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2993EnrollAmends the Department of Public Health Act and the School Code. Provides that school districts may serve students produce grown and harvested by students in school-owned or community gardens if the produce meets requirements adopted by rule by the De...
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2017-07-24
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0305EnrollAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that the requirement that a police applicant possess an associate's degree may also be waived if the applicant has successfully received credit for a minimum of 60 credit hours toward a bachelor's degree f...
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2017-07-21
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4078IntroIf and only if Senate Bill 9 of the 100th General Assembly becomes law in the form in which it was amended by House Amendment No. 3, repeals the State Tax Lien Registration Act and the Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act created by that bill. Repe...
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2017-07-18
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4069IntroProvides that the Act may be referred to as the Evidence-Based Funding for Student Success Act. Amends the Economic Development Area Tax Increment Allocation Act, State Finance Act, Property Tax Code, Illinois Pension Code, Innovation Development and...
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2017-07-18
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4027IntroAmends the Illinois Pension Code. In Articles 2, 14, 15, 16, and 17, requires active Tier 1 employees to elect either (i) to have automatic annual increases in retirement and survivor's annuities delayed and reduced or (ii) to maintain current benefi...
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2017-07-06
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) December 31, 2017
ILHJR0054PassUrges 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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2017-07-04
Adopted Both Houses
ILHB2442PassAmends the School Code. With respect to State assessments in high schools, provides that the assessment administered by the State Board of Education for the purpose of student application to or admissions consideration by institutions of higher educa...
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2017-06-30
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0007
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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2017-06-30
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1029EnrollAmends the Voluntary Payroll Deductions Act of 1983. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2017-06-29
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2534EnrollAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Requires that to be illegal a drug analog must not be approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration or, if approved, it is not dispensed or possessed in accordance with State and federal law...
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2612EnrollAmends the Boundary Changes Article of the School Code. Makes changes concerning the purpose and applicability of the Article; defining "legal resident voter"; school districts in educational service regions of 2,000,000 or more inhabitants; changing...
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1730EnrollAmends the Renter's Financial Responsibility and Protection Act. Provides that a rental car company may void a damage waiver if damage or loss to the rental vehicle results from the renter losing or otherwise failing to secure the rental vehicle's ke...
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2017-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4070IntroMakes appropriations from non-general revenue funds as provided by law. With respect to Funds where no distributions are provided for by law, and from which distributions were made, in whole or part, during Fiscal Year 2015 through appropriations, pr...
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2017-06-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0513EnrollAmends the Gasoline Storage Act. Removes the county population limitation for the issuance of permits for the dispensing or delivery of flammable or combustible motor vehicle fuels directly into the fuel tanks of vehicles from tank trucks, tank wagon...
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2017-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHJR0069IntroCreates the Fair and Equitable Assessment of Property Task Force.
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2017-06-27
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0430PassRecognizes July 2, 2017 as Lions Day in Illinois.
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2017-06-26
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
ILHR0139IntroCreates the Fair and Equitable Assessment of Property Task Force.
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2017-06-22
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
ILSB1524EngrossAmends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that notwithstanding whether the laws of the state or territory where the non-resident resides related to firearm ownership, possession, and carrying, are substantially similar to the requirements to o...
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2017-06-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2996IntroAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Removes procurement expenditures made by the University of Illinois from the application of the Act and the University of Illinois from the definition of "State agency". Amends the State Property Control Act to r...
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2017-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0309IntroAmends the Sex Offender Registration Act. Provides that a registered sex offender who loses his or her employment must report in person to the law enforcement agency with whom he or she last registered his or her loss of employment within 3 days of t...
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2017-05-30
Motion Tabled
ILHB0409IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012 and the Unified Code of Corrections. Permits currently employed and retired State correctional officers to carry their own firearms off duty without being in violation of the unlawful use of weapons and aggravated unl...
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2017-05-30
Motion Tabled
ILHB2934IntroAmends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that nothing in the Act prohibits a licensee from carrying a firearm into an Interstate highway rest area.
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2017-05-30
Motion Tabled
ILHB3496IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. For offenses committed on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act, provides that a prisoner who is serving a sentence for predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, aggravated kidnapping or aggrava...
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2017-05-30
Motion Tabled
ILHB2935EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Includes in the definition of "item of contraband", a recording device and broadcast equipment. Defines "recording device" and "broadcast equipment". Includes in the definition of "penal institution" the airspace abo...
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2017-05-26
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3458IntroCreates the Illinois Natural Areas Stewardship Act. Creates the Illinois Land Conservation and Stewardship Grant Program to make grants to conservation land trusts to steward lands identified in the Illinois Natural Area Inventory, lands designated a...
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2017-05-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0407PassMourns the death of U.S. Army Ranger Sergeant Joshua P. Rodgers of Bloomington.
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2017-05-25
Resolution Adopted
ILHB3556IntroCreates the Transforming, Helping, and Reviving Illinois' Versatile Economy (THRIVE) Job Creation Tax Credit Act. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity shall award an income tax credit to taxpayers that meet certain criter...
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2017-05-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0066EngrossCreates the Illinois Route 66 Centennial Commission Act. Sets forth the appointment of the members, duties, and meeting requirements of the Commission. Provides that the Commission shall plan and sponsor Route 66 centennial events, programs, and acti...
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2017-05-19
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHR0360IntroUrges the House of Representatives to adopt a resolution that contains a revenue estimate for FY 2018 that will enable the legislature to devise a budget for the fiscal year beginning on July 1, 2017, that is congruent and does not exceed the forecas...
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2017-05-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0050IntroStates the estimated revenue that will be available for the FY 2018 budget based on an assessment by the Governor's Office of Management and Budget.
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2017-05-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0049IntroStates the estimated revenues available for the 2018 Fiscal Year budget based on an assessment by the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability.
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2017-05-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0051IntroUrges that the General Assembly adopt an FY 2018 revenue estimate that is inclusive of the figures provided by the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability and the Governor's Office of Management and Budget and outlines the funds that ...
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2017-05-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0396PassRecognizes the City of Watseka on the 150th anniversary of its founding.
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2017-05-15
Resolution Adopted
ILHB0308IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person who has been issued a currently valid Firearm Owner's Identification Card may transport in a vehicle an accessible rifle, shotgun, or other long gun without the weapon being broken down in a no...
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2017-05-12
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Reginald Phillips
ILHB0492IntroRepeals the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Amends various Acts to make conforming changes. Effective immediately.
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2017-05-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0717IntroAmends the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that nothing in the provisions prohibiting the carrying of a concealed firearm in certain areas prevents a concealed carry licensee who is a county or State correctional officer, a judge of the Supreme...
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2017-05-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0156PassDesignates May of 2017 as "Fibromuscular Dysplasia Awareness Month" in the State of Illinois.
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2017-05-11
Resolution Adopted
ILHB2031IntroAmends the Water Use Act of 1983. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title of the Act.
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2017-05-11
To House Rules Committee
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
ILHJR0021EngrossDesignates the overpass at 200 North Road crossing I-57 South of Paxton as the "McCarter-Caisse-Vice-Hale Memorial Overpass".
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2017-05-09
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3460IntroAmends the Illinois Highway Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a county board's use of tax moneys.
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2319IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the organization of the Department of Corrections and the Department of Juvenile Justice.
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2017-04-28
To House Rules Committee
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