Illinois Representative Thomas Bennett [R]

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ILSB1975PassAmends the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law in the Property Tax Code. Provides that, for levy years 2022 and later, the taxing district's aggregate extension base is the greater of (A) the district's last preceding aggregate extension limit or (...
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2022-05-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0895
ILSB4056PassAmends Public Act 102-466 to change the effective date of certain provisions. Amends the School Code. Makes changes concerning State Board of Education reporting, references to the Certification of Teachers Article and certification, reporting attack...
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2022-05-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0894
ILHB4680PassAmends the Fish and Aquatic Life Code. Removes provisions requiring a veteran who has served as an active duty member of the United States Armed Forces, the Illinois National Guard, or reserves of the United States Armed Forces to apply in person for...
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2022-05-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0780
ILHB5400PassAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides for the issuance of Future Farmers of America license plate decals by the Department of Agriculture. Creates the Future Farmers of America Fund. Provides that all money in the Future Farmers of America Fund ...
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2022-05-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0809
ILSB3838PassAmends the Food Handling Regulation Enforcement Act. In provisions regarding farmers' markets, removes language regarding administrative rules. Provides that a farmer who engages in the sale of specified products shall obtain a Farmers' Market Permit...
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2022-05-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0862
ILHB4994PassReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Exempts from disclosure any threat assessment procedure under the School Safety Drill Act and any information contained in the procedur...
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2022-05-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0791
ILHB5418PassAmends the Foster Children's Bill of Rights Act. Expands the list of rights under the Foster Children's Bill of Rights to include the following: (1) The right to participate in an age and developmentally appropriate intake process immediately after p...
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2022-05-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0810
ILSB2940PassAmends the Electric Vehicle Act and the Electric Vehicle Rebate Act. Deletes language providing that "electric vehicle" does not include electric motorcycles. Effective immediately.
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2022-05-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0820
ILHB5447PassAmends the Downstate Police Article of the Illinois Pension Code. In a provision that disqualifies a surviving spouse from receiving survivors benefits if the police officer marries after retirement, provides that the provision does not disqualify a ...
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2022-05-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0811
ILSB3663PassAmends the Educator Licensure Article of the School Code. Provides that the number of professional development hours required is reduced by 20% for any renewal cycle that includes the 2021-2022 school year. Effective immediately.
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2022-05-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0852
ILHB4667PassAmends the Unified Code of Corrections and the County Jail Act. Provides that deputies, county correctional officers, and correctional officers of the Department of Corrections shall be deemed to be qualified law enforcement officers or, if retired, ...
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2022-05-13
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0779
ILHJR0074Intro
25%
Makes 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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2022-05-09
To House Executive Committee
ILHB3637PassReinserts the contents of the bill with the following changes: Makes changes to the definition of "grant index". Provides that during the first application cycle after June 30, 2022 (instead of June 30, 2021), the required local match and grant award...
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2022-05-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0723
ILHB4257PassReinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill but removes the changes regarding the 5-year renewal cycle.
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2022-05-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0730
ILHB4256PassReinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with the following changes. In provisions concerning the content of evaluation plans, for the 2022-2023 school year only if the Governor has declared a disaster due to a public health emergency (rather t...
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2022-05-06
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0729
ILHB4326Enroll
75%
Amends the Counties Code. Provides that 1% of the school facility occupation taxes collected shall be distributed to the regional superintendent of schools (currently, these moneys are deposited into the Tax Compliance and Administration Fund) to cov...
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2022-05-05
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4682Enroll
75%
Amends the Illinois Lottery Law. Provides that the Illinois Veterans Assistance Fund shall make grants, fund additional services, or conduct additional research projects relating to veterans' behavioral health services (rather than veterans' post tra...
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2022-05-05
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4766Enroll
75%
Amends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that August 1 of each year is designated as Sweet Corn Appreciation Day, to be observed throughout the State as a day to celebrate the importance of sweet corn to Illinois agriculture, and in recogni...
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2022-05-05
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4292PassAmends the General Obligation Bond Act. Authorizes an additional $1,000,000,000 of State Pension Obligation Acceleration Bonds. Makes a conforming change. Amends the State Employees, State Universities, and Downstate Teachers Articles of the Illinois...
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2022-05-05
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0718
ILHB5723Intro
25%
Amends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that, beginning 30 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the cents per gallon rate established by the Depa...
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2022-05-05
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1405Enroll
75%
Reinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with the following changes. Authorizes a skilled nursing home, extended care facility, or intermediate care facility to prohibit an individual from visiting a resident or patient of the nursing home or f...
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2022-05-05
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0384Engross
50%
Provides that this Act may be cited as the Illinois Forensic Science Commission Act. Amends the Department of State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Creates the Illinois Forensic Science Commission. Provides that the Commissio...
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2022-04-30
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB4798PassAmends the Educator Licensure Article of the School Code. Instead of requiring an applicant for a Substitute Teaching License to hold a bachelor's degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, allows an applicant to b...
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2022-04-28
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
ILHB5318Enroll
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Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. In provisions concerning cancer screenings, provides that a group policy of accident and health insurance that provides coverage for hospital or medical treatment or services for illness on an expense-incurred basi...
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2022-04-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB4316PassAmends the School Code. Requires the superintendent of an employing school board to notify the State Superintendent of Education and applicable regional superintendent of schools if the superintendent has reasonable cause to believe that a license ho...
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2022-04-22
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0702
ILHB5358Intro
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Amends the Public Community College Act. Creates the Illinois Trucking Grant Pilot Program. Provides that, beginning with the 2023-2024 academic year, the State Board of Education shall establish and administer the Illinois Trucking Grant Pilot Progr...
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2022-04-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4758Intro
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Creates the Illinois Broadband Deployment, Equity, Access, and Affordability Act of 2022. Provides that access to affordable, reliable, high-speed broadband service is essential to full participation in modern life in the State and throughout the Uni...
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2022-04-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0064PassDeclares June 12, 2022 as "Women's Veterans Day" to commemorate the day women were officially added as regular members of the United States military, to recognize the critical role of women in the military forces, and to commemorate the sacrifices an...
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2022-04-09
Adopted Both Houses
ILHB5746Intro
25%
Amends the General Assembly Compensation Act. Establishes the fiscal year 2023 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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2022-04-08
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4269Intro
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Amends the Nurse Practice Act. Ratifies and approves the Nurse Licensure Compact, which allows for the issuance of multistate licenses that allow nurses to practice in their home state and other compact states. Provides that the Compact does not supe...
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2022-04-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4692Intro
25%
Amends the Biometric Information Privacy Act. Changes the definitions of "biometric identifier" and "written release". Defines "biometric lock", "biometric time clock", "electronic signature", "in writing", and "security purpose". Provides that if th...
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2022-04-07
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0810PassHonors the American soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines from the State of Illinois who have made the ultimate sacrifice since the previous tribute.
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2022-04-06
Resolution Adopted
ILHB3573Engross
50%
Reinserts the contents of the bill with the following changes. Requires a school district to pay to its employees who provide educational support services to the district their daily, regular rate of pay and benefits rendered for any remote learning ...
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2022-04-05
Senate Committee Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter Schools
ILHR0718Intro
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Urges the President of the United States to take measures and support policies that ensure long-term American energy leadership, security, and progress, including those that result in the continued operation of existing oil and natural gas pipelines,...
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2022-04-05
To House Clean Energy Committee
ILHR0724Intro
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Supports the continued and increased development and delivery of oil derived from North American oil reserves to American and Illinois refineries. Urges Congress to support continued and increased development and delivery of oil from Canada to the Un...
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2022-04-05
To House Clean Energy Committee
ILSJR0015PassDesignates the section of Interstate 39 in Illinois from Exit 22 to Exit 27 as the "Cpl. Robert D. Janssen Memorial Highway".
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2022-04-04
Adopted Both Houses
ILSB3027Engross
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Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Provides that, to qualify for the credit, the volunteer emergency worker may not receive compensation for his or her services of more than $10,000 for the taxable year. Removes provisions ...
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2022-04-01
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5042Engross
50%
Amends the Wildlife Code. Provides that resident and nonresident landowners shall complete a landowner permit application and submit proof of eligible land ownership to the Department of Natural Resources once every 5 years.
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2022-04-01
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHR0642PassMourns the passing of Wayne County Sheriff's Deputy Sean Riley.
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2022-03-30
Resolution Adopted
ILHJR0066Engross
50%
Designates Interstate 64 in Wayne County from Mile Post 112 to 116 as the "Deputy Sean Riley Memorial Highway".
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2022-03-30
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHJR0076Engross
50%
Designates U.S. Route 24 in the City of Chenoa as the "Trooper Albert Hasson Memorial Highway".
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2022-03-30
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHR0752PassRecognizes the Illinois State Police on its 100th anniversary. Commends the Illinois State Police for the high standards it has always maintained through numerous administrations and departments and for ISP's preeminence in law enforcement in the nat...
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2022-03-30
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
ILHB5238Intro
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Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax credit for each employer taxpayer in an amount equal to $5,000 for each military spouse hired by the taxpayer during the taxable year. Effective immediately.
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2022-03-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0753Intro
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Affirms trust in the decision Illinoisans made when they rejected the path to taxing retirement income by prohibiting the "Fair Tax" from becoming enacted in the 2020 election.
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2022-03-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2243Intro
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Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning transfer of an owner's interest in a vehicle.
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2022-03-25
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4238Intro
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Creates the Rebuild Illinois Mental Health Workforce Act. Provides that the purpose of the Act is to preserve and expand access to Medicaid community mental health care in Illinois to prevent unnecessary hospitalizations and avoid the criminalization...
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2022-03-24
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4499Intro
25%
Repeals the Statewide Use of Force Standardization Act, the No Representation Without Population Act, the Reporting of Deaths in Custody Act, and the Task Force on Constitutional Rights and Remedies Act. Restores various provisions of specified Acts ...
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2022-03-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5481Intro
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Amends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that the tax on motor fuel, gasohol, majority blended ethanol fuel, biodiesel, and biodiesel blends shall be suspended if...
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2022-03-21
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5715Intro
25%
Amends the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Director of Veterans' Affairs shall be a veteran who was honorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces and has experience in either a medical profession, health care, or a...
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2022-03-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5705Intro
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Amends the General Provisions Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Requires the Illinois Investment Policy Board to make its best efforts to identify all companies domiciled in Russia and include those companies in the list of restricted companies f...
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2022-03-10
To House Rules Committee
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