Illinois Representative Thomas Bennett [R] | House

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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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2018-04-19
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0093IntroDesignates Interstate 74 as it travels from mile post 155 to 160 near Farmer City as the "Trooper Ryan Albin Memorial Highway".
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2018-04-19
Placed on Calendar Order of Resolutions
ILHJRCA0043IntroProposes to amend the Legislature Article of the Illinois Constitution. Provides that provisions concerning legislative redistricting apply to Congressional Districts. Requires that districts, in addition to being compact, contiguous, and substantial...
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2018-04-19
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
ILHR0995IntroExpresses support for independent redistricting reform and advocates for a non-partisan map-making process by the upcoming redistricting cycle.
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2018-04-19
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4290IntroMakes appropriations to various agencies for prior year costs for personal services and State contributions to Social Security. Effective immediately .
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2018-04-19
To House Executive Committee
ILHR0729IntroDesignates March of 2018 as "Fibromuscular Dysplasia Awareness Month" in the State of Illinois.
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2018-04-18
Recommends Be Adopted Human Services Committee; 008-000-000
ILHJR0104IntroDesignates the section of Interstate 57 from I-74 South to exit 232 as the "Congressman Tim Johnson Highway."
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2018-04-18
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Lee Long
ILHB5627IntroAmends 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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2018-04-18
To House Elementary & Secondary Education: Licensing, Administration & Oversight Committee
ILHR0865IntroEncourages every school district in the State of Illinois and the heads of each school in this State, in collaboration with local law enforcement, to begin exploring and implementing the necessary modern response training programs and innovative proc...
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2018-04-18
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
ILHB4944IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a vehicle weighing 10,000 pounds to 26,000 pounds (rather than only a truck tractor in combination with a semitrailer) shall be subject to a safety test at an official testing station at least every 12 ...
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2018-04-18
House Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
ILHB2263IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2018-04-18
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
ILHR0994IntroRecognizes the 10th anniversary of the creation of the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area.
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2018-04-18
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
ILHB4507EngrossAmends the State Commemorative Dates Act. Provides that the fifth day of March of each year shall be designated as the Day of the Horse, to be observed throughout the State as a day to encourage citizens to honor and celebrate the role of equines in ...
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2018-04-18
Third Reading - Short Debate - Passed 105-001-001
ILHB4888IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall collect and report specified data regarding violence within Department institutions and facilities. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall collect an...
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2018-04-18
Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
ILHJRCA0046IntroProposes to amend the Legislature Article of the Illinois Constitution. Changes the number of Representative Districts from 118 to 119. Provides that the boundaries of Legislative and Representative Districts may be separate. Replaces the current met...
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2018-04-18
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4687IntroAmends the Guardians for Adults With Disabilities Article of the Probate Act of 1975. Provides that an adult child, spouse, adult grandchild, parent, adult sibling, or other interested person (instead of an adult child) may petition for visitation pr...
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2018-04-17
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
ILHB4686IntroAmends the Guardians For Adults With Disabilities Article of the Probate Act of 1975. Provides that the court shall not appoint as guardian an employee of an agency that is directly providing residential services to the ward.
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2018-04-17
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven A. Andersson
ILHB4492IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012, the Unified Code of Corrections, and the County Jail Act. Permits currently employed and qualified retired State correctional officers and county correctional officers to carry their own firearms off-duty without bei...
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2018-04-17
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5245IntroAmends the Sexual Assault Survivors Emergency Treatment Act. Adds various provisions concerning requirements for hospitals and pediatric health care facilities in relation to pediatric sexual assault care. Provides that a hospital licensed under the ...
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2018-04-17
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
ILHB4199IntroAmends 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". Provides that possessing contraband that is a recording device, br...
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2018-04-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4185IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012 and the Unified Code of Corrections. Permits a currently employed or retired State correctional officer to carry his or her own firearm off-duty without being in violation of the unlawful use of weapons statute or agg...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4252IntroAmends the Township Code. In provisions restricting township funds from exceeding an amount equal to or greater than 2.5 times the annual average expenditure of the previous 3 fiscal years, excludes the township's general assistance fund from the res...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4726IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that restitution shall be paid to the victim before any court or law imposed cost, fine, fee, assessment, or other payment by the defendant is paid. Deletes language providing that the court may requir...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4586IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person also commits aggravated battery when, in committing a battery, other than by the discharge of a firearm, he or she knowingly causes great bodily harm or permanent disability or disfigurement to...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5803IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012 concerning the offenses of intimidation and aggravated intimidation. Provides that a person also commits intimidation when, with intent to cause another to perform or to omit the performance of any act, he or she comm...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4792IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that a regional water treatment facility shall be certified by providing to the Department of Revenue proof of a valid facility number issued by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency. Repeals a Section co...
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2018-04-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4195IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that endangering the life or health of a child that is a proximate cause of bodily harm to the child is a Class 4 felony (rather than a Class A misdemeanor).
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2018-04-12
Tabled
ILHB4385IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that if the defendant was in the custody of the Department of Corrections at the time of the commission of the offense, each sentence for an offense committed while the defendant was in custody of the ...
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2018-04-12
Tabled
ILHR0936PassCongratulates Samantha Hasselbring on being crowned the 2018 Miss Illinois County Fair Queen.
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2018-04-11
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0975IntroOpposes the implementation of a graduated income tax in Illinois.
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2018-04-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4396IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Director of Juvenile Justice and the Director of Corrections shall make quarterly reports to the Governor and the General Assembly concerning each incident of assault by a committed person tow...
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2018-04-10
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4729IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that it is a violation for a person not entitled to the possession of a vehicle or essential part of a vehicle to receive, possess, conceal, sell, dispose, or transfer it with the intent to permanently or te...
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2018-04-10
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILHB4147IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a person also commits aggravated battery when, in committing a battery, other than by the discharge of a firearm, he or she knowingly causes great bodily harm or permanent disability or disfigurement to...
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2018-04-09
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5853IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Expands the applicability of the natural disaster credit from taxable years that begin prior to January 1, 2018 to taxable years that begin prior to January 1, 2019. Makes a conforming change.
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2018-04-09
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0891IntroStates the belief that the Illinois Constitution should not be amended to permit a graduated income tax.
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2018-04-06
To House Rules 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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2018-04-03
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0091IntroRecognizes President Ronald Reagan and requests that a statue be placed in the Illinois State Capitol Building or on the surrounding grounds in his honor.
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2018-04-03
To House Executive Committee
ILHR0731IntroUrges the Congress of the United States of America to enact permanent Daylight Saving Time.
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2018-04-03
To House Executive Committee
ILHR0766IntroOpposes any state taxes based on the number of miles driven.
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2018-04-03
To House Executive Committee
ILHB5830IntroAmends the Election Code. In provisions concerning voter registration, provides that an identification card issued by a unit of local government is not an acceptable form of identification. Effective immediately.
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2018-03-14
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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2018-03-13
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 14, 2018
ILHB4196IntroAmends the School Code with respect to a provision concerning third party non-instructional services. Provides that, notwithstanding any other law of this State, nothing in the Code prevents a board of education from entering into a contract with a t...
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2018-03-08
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0809PassUrges all first responders, law enforcement, and public health officials to be educated about the dangers of exposure to Fentanyl or its analogues.
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2018-03-08
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
ILHB5556IntroAmends the School Code. With respect to the requirement that a student teacher authorize a fingerprint-based criminal history records check prior to the commencement of any student teaching experience or required internship, provides for the authoriz...
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2018-03-08
Tabled
ILHB4505IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Department of Corrections, through its Illinois Correctional Industries division, may operate or contract with the private sector for substantial involvement in a correctional industries enhan...
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2018-03-08
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5827IntroAmends Public Acts 98-679, 98-680, and 98-681. Adds supplemental appropriations to various agencies for personal services and State contributions to Social Security. Effective immediately.
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2018-03-01
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4939IntroAmends the Downstate Firefighter Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that a firefighter receiving a disability pension for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) shall not be required to undergo a medical examination to verify continuance o...
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2018-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4942IntroAmends the Wildlife Code. Provides that persons licensed to possess a concealed firearm under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act and current or retired police officers authorized by law to possess a concealed firearm shall be exempt from provisions of t...
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2018-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4187IntroAmends the Workers' Compensation Act. Defines the terms "accident" and "injury". Provides that "injury" includes the aggravation of a pre-existing condition by an accident arising out of and in the course of the employment, but only for so long as th...
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2018-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4941IntroAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides for a veteran's and educational preference for appointments to offices, positions, and places of employment in the police department of non-home rule municipalities that do not have a civil service commiss...
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2018-02-14
To House Rules Committee
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