Illinois Representative Thomas Bennett [R]

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ILHB0227IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates a credit in an amount equal to 10% of the stipend or salary paid by the taxpayer to up to (i) 5 qualified college interns or (ii) 5 qualified high school interns during the taxable year. Provides that no ta...
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2020-06-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4343IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates a credit in an amount equal to 10% of the stipend or salary paid by the taxpayer to up to (i) 5 qualified college interns or (ii) 5 qualified high school interns during the taxable year. Provides that no ta...
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2020-06-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5289IntroAmends the School Code. Requires school districts to provide contact information for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and for the Crisis Text Line on the back of each student identification card issued by the school district. Provides that if...
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2020-06-02
To House Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
ILHR0860IntroDirects the Auditor General to conduct an audit of the Illinois Department of Employment Security and the unemployment benefits application system.
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2020-06-02
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
ILHJRCA0041IntroProposes to amend the Legislature Article of the Illinois Constitution. Removes the requirement for each Legislative District to be divided into 2 Representative Districts. Modifies provisions concerning legislative redistricting. Provides specified ...
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2020-06-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5796IntroAmends the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act by creating the Fair Business Treatment Law. Provides that if the Governor issues a proclamation declaring a disaster under the Act or an executive order relating to the same disaster for which the ...
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2020-06-02
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
ILHR0859IntroUrges that the Governor's Restore Illinois plan be re-drafted as legislative language and submitted to the Illinois General Assembly for discussion, debate, and legal enactment as statutory law.
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2020-05-23
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
ILHR0087IntroUrges support for funding the physical infrastructure of early childhood education programs.
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2020-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3851IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Reduces the trailer flat weight tax for maximum loads of 3,000 lbs. and less from $118 to $18, if and only if Senate Bill 1939 of the 101st General Assembly becomes law. Effective immediately.
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2020-05-22
To House Sales, Amusement & Other Taxes Committee
ILHJR0123IntroWithdraws the proposed changes to the Revenue Article of the Illinois Constitution contained in SJRCA 1 from the ballot for the general election to be held on November 3, 2020.
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2020-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5777IntroAmends the General Assembly Compensation Act. Establishes the fiscal year 2021 mileage reimbursement rate and allowance for lodging and meals. Amends the Compensation Review Act. Reverses the increase in compensation for members of the General Assemb...
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2020-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5124IntroCreates the Pembroke Township Natural Gas Investment Pilot Program Act. Directs the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to create a pilot program for the distribution of grants for the construction of new natural gas pipelines and infrast...
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2020-05-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0118IntroUrges Governor JB Pritzker to instruct the Illinois Department of Corrections to comply with federal law and allow the DOC to continue to work with ICE and local law enforcement agencies.
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2020-03-17
To House Executive Committee
ILHB4490IntroAmends the Child Care Act of 1969. Requires specified personnel of a child care facility to be present at the open or close of the facility. Provides that early childhood teachers shall meet specified qualifications. Provides that the Department of C...
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2020-03-13
To House Human Services Committee
ILHB4564IntroAmends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides that any member of the General Assembly who takes office on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act shall not, within a 2-year period immediately following termination of the me...
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2020-03-12
To House Executive Committee
ILHB4262IntroCreates the Domestic Violence Task Force Act. Creates the Domestic Violence Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall: (1) conduct a comprehensive review of the process, operation, and enforcement of current domestic violence laws across the Sta...
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2020-03-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4952IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Allows the Secretary of State to issue Force Combat Action Medal license plates to residents who have been awarded the Air Force Combat Action Medal. Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.
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2020-03-12
To House Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
ILHB5369IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Requires the passenger of a motorcycle to be capable of resting a foot on the footrest while the motorcycle is in motion.
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2020-03-12
To House Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
ILHB4059IntroAmends the Educator Licensure Article of the School Code. Removes the requirement that educator licensure candidates pass a teacher performance assessment. Makes related changes. Effective July 1, 2020.
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2020-03-12
To House Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter School Committee
ILHB5030IntroAmends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Requires an agency that proposes a new rule or an amendment to an existing rule that may have an impact on persons or entities in downstate Illinois to consider specified methods for reducing the impa...
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2020-03-12
To House Executive Committee
ILHB5029IntroCreates the Downstate Impact Note Act. Provides that every bill, the purpose or effect of which is to have an impact upon downstate Illinois, shall have prepared for it prior to second reading in the house of introduction a brief explanatory statemen...
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2020-03-12
To House Executive Committee
ILHB5031IntroAmends the Gubernatorial Boards and Commissions Act. Requires the Governor to file a report with the General Assembly detailing specified geographic information of gubernatorial appointees. Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.
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2020-03-12
To House Executive Committee
ILHB4448IntroAmends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act and the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that if a Firearm Owner's Identification Card of a licensee under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act expires during the term of a concealed carry license, th...
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHB4447IntroAmends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act and the Firearm Concealed Carry Act. Provides that a renewal application shall be accepted by the Illinois State Police if submitted within 180 days before the expiration of the applicant's Firearm Ow...
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHB4450IntroAmends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that for any appeal permitted under the Act to the Director of the Illinois State Police for failure to act on a Firearm Owner's Identification Card application within 30 days or its denial,...
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHB4236IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a prosecution for perjury may be commenced within 7 years of the last act committed in furtherance of the crime (rather than 3 years after the commission of the act).
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2020-03-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4781IntroAmends the Illinois Housing Development Act. Provides that the Illinois Housing Development Authority shall establish and administer a Land Bank Operations Program to make annual grants to intergovernmental or county land bank authorities. Requires t...
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2020-03-06
To House Property Tax Committee
ILHB4021IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax deduction for an amount of up to $50,000 per tax year contributed to a small business asset purchase account and all interest earned on such accounts during the tax year. Provides that a "smal...
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2020-03-06
To House Income Tax Committee
ILHB4067IntroRepeals the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Amends various Acts to make conforming changes. Effective January 1, 2021.
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2020-03-04
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4563IntroAmends the Guardians For Adults with Disabilities Article of the Probate Act of 1975. Provides that a petition for the appointment of a temporary guardian for an alleged person with a disability shall be filed at the time of or subsequent to the fili...
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2020-03-04
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
ILHB4562IntroAmends the Guardians For Adults With Disabilities Article of the Probate Act of 1975. Provides that a guardian shall consider the ward's current preferences to the extent the ward has the ability to participate in decision making when those preferenc...
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2020-03-04
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
ILHJR0107IntroDesignates Illinois Route 47 as it travels through Gibson City as the "Vietnam Veteran William Eugene Campbell Memorial Highway".
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2020-03-04
Placed on Calendar Order of Resolutions
ILHJRCA0040IntroProposes to amend the Revenue Article of the Illinois Constitution. Provides that no moneys, including bond proceeds, derived from taxes, fees, excises, or licenses relating to registration, licensing, carrying, or possession of firearms or firearm a...
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2020-03-04
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4143IntroAmends the School Code. Makes changes in provisions prohibiting certain unfunded State mandates. Provides that a school district or private school may discontinue or modify the mandate if (i) a separate State appropriation does not fully fund the man...
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2020-03-04
To House Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
ILHJRCA0012IntroProposes to amend the Legislature Article of the Illinois Constitution. Limits a person's total service in the office of Speaker of the House of Representatives, President of the Senate, Minority Leader of the House, or Minority Leader of the Senate ...
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2020-03-03
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3891IntroAmends the Use Tax Act and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that the term "selling price" does not include the value of or credit given for traded-in tangible personal property (currently, beginning on January 1, 2020, with respect to moto...
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2020-03-02
To House Sales, Amusement & Other Taxes Committee
ILHB3945IntroAmends the Use Tax Act and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that the term "selling price" does not include the value of or credit given for traded-in tangible personal property (currently, beginning on January 1, 2020, with respect to moto...
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2020-02-27
To House Sales, Amusement & Other Taxes Committee
ILHB3947IntroAmends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Provides that a member of the General Assembly, his or her spouse, and any immediate family member living with that member of the General Assembly shall not, for compensation, lobby any official of the exe...
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2020-02-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4421IntroAmends the General Assembly Compensation Act. Establishes the fiscal year 2021 mileage reimbursement rate and allowance for lodging and meals. Amends the Compensation Review Act. Prohibits cost-of-living adjustments for or during the fiscal year begi...
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2020-02-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0767IntroMourns the passing of Marvin E. Perzee and declares May 20, 2020 as "Marvin Perzee County Fair Day".
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2020-02-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3980IntroAmends the Sex Offender Registration Act. Provides for registration under the Act of a person convicted of a battery if: (1) the State's Attorney filed a notice contemporaneous with or included in the summons, complaint, or other document charging th...
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2020-02-19
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHB3940IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Changes the definition of "gambling device" to include any vending or other electronic machine or device, including, without limitation, a machine or device that awards credits and contains a circuit, meter, or switc...
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2020-02-18
To House Executive Committee
ILHB4342IntroAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Allows long-term care facilities to provide an opioid treatment program if they receive written approval from the Department of Public Health. Provides requirements for such an opioid treatment program.
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2020-02-18
To House Human Services Committee
ILHB4347IntroAmends the Legislative Commission Reorganization Act of 1984. Provides for the acquisition and placement of statues depicting: (1) President Ronald W. Reagan; (2) President Barack H. Obama; (3) Governor James R. Thompson; (4) Mayor of Chicago Harold ...
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2020-02-18
To House Executive Committee
ILHB4370IntroCreates the Carbon Dioxide Geologic Storage Act. Provides that the Act applies to carbon dioxide injections that commence on or after January 1, 2021. Provides that a storage operator may not operate a storage facility without a reservoir permit issu...
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2020-02-18
To House Energy & Environment Committee
ILHB4925IntroAmends the Department of Transportation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Transportation and the Illinois State Police shall conduct a study on the impact of bright and LED lights on emergency vehicles....
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2020-02-18
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5576IntroAmends the Child Care Act of 1969. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2020-02-18
To House Rules Committee
ILHJRCA0039IntroProposes to amend the Revenue Article of the Illinois Constitution. Provides that no moneys, including bond proceeds, derived from taxes, fees, excises, or licenses relating to licensing, carrying, or possession of firearms or firearm ammunition or r...
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2020-02-18
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0886IntroAmends 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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2020-02-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4240IntroAmends the Illinois Police Training Act. Defines "retired law enforcement officer qualified under federal law" for purposes of the Act to permit the carrying of a concealed firearm. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Permits employed and qualified ret...
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2020-02-05
To House Rules Committee
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