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ILHB0898IntroAmends 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 weapon. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012, the Unified Code of Corrections, an...
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2019-02-15
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHB3002IntroAmends the Payday Loan Reform Act. Limits interest on payday loans to an annual percentage rate of 36%. Effective immediately.
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2019-02-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0127IntroDeclares June 15, 2019 as Elder Abuse Awareness Day in the State of Illinois.
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2019-02-15
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
ILHB3680IntroAmends the Counties Code. In provisions regarding additional duties of county auditors in counties of 275,000 population or less, provides that the following duties are permissive rather than mandatory: being the general accountant of the county and ...
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2019-02-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0352IntroAmends the State Property Control Act. Provides that "surplus real property" means property that is determined by the head of the owning agency to no longer be required for the State agency's needs and responsibilities (currently, vacant, unoccupied ...
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2019-02-14
To House State Government Administration 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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2019-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2583IntroAmends the River Conservancy Districts Act. Provides that a petition to expand a conservancy district may include a new name of the expanded district. Creates referendum language when territory to be added to a conservation district encompasses an en...
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2019-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2589IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. In language prohibiting parking within 20 feet of a crosswalk at an intersection or within 30 feet upon the approach to any flashing signal, stop sign, yield sign, or traffic control signal, exempts vehicles parked i...
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2019-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2587IntroAmends the Workers' Compensation Act. Requires a recipient of certain pain management medication to sign a written agreement with the prescribing physician agreeing to comply with the conditions of the prescription. Prohibits additional prescriptions...
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2019-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2586IntroAmends the Workers' Compensation Act. Provides that for purposes of computing compensation for an employee who had a prior compensated injury to the spine, the prior compensation shall be deducted from compensation awarded for a subsequent injury to ...
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2019-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2588IntroAmends the Illinois Highway Code. Provides that the Department of Transportation may allow entrances to farm fields with a maximum width of 40 feet. Effective immediately.
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2019-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2585IntroAmends the Workers' Compensation Act. Provides that, when a bond is required because a party against whom the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission rendered an award for the payment of money seeks judicial review of the award, the bond requiremen...
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2019-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2584IntroAmends the Workers' Compensation Act in relation to permanent partial disability. Provides that if an impairment report exists, it must be considered by the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission in its determination of the level of permanent part...
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2019-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2660IntroAmends the Downstate Firefighter Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Authorizes a board of trustees to designate a firefighter as a hero for work performed in connection with his or her service as a firefighter. Effective immediately.
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2019-02-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0889IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Requires an individual or group policy of accident and health insurance or managed care plan to provide coverage for long-term antibiotic therapy for a person with a tick-borne disease. Makes conforming changes in ...
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2019-02-14
To House Insurance Committee
ILHR0012N/ADeclares November 7, 2019 as Victims of Communism Memorial Day.
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2019-02-13
To House State Government Administration Committee
ILHB0170IntroAmends the Administration Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall require a drug test to screen each individual who applies for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, and that subject to federal...
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2019-02-13
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 8:30 am]
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Monica Bristow
ILHR0020N/AUrges restitution be paid to the victim before any court or law imposed cost, fine, fee, assessment, or other payment by the defendant is paid.
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2019-02-13
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHB0166IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that on and after January 1, 2020, electronic benefits transfer ("LINK") cards used to obtain Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits or cash shall contain the name and photo of the primary car...
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2019-02-13
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 8:30 am]
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Monica Bristow
ILHB0167IntroAmends the Administration Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that subject to federal approval, on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the LINK card issued by the Department of Human Services for the purpose of enabling c...
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2019-02-13
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 8:30 am]
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Monica Bristow
ILHJR0010IntroDesignates Illinois Route 47 as it travels through Gibson City as the "Col. William "Bill" Campbell Memorial Highway".
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2019-02-13
To House Transportation, Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee
ILHJR0013IntroCreates the School and Law Enforcement Coordination Task Force to study the use of security cameras in schools in Illinois in coordination with local law enforcement.
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2019-02-13
To House Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
ILHR0050IntroCondemns restrictive speech policies at institutions of higher education and urges those institutions with such policies in place to reverse their decisions.
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2019-02-13
To House Higher Education Committee
ILHB1450IntroAmends the Legislative Commission Reorganization Act of 1984. Provides for the acquisition and placement of a statue depicting President Ronald W. Reagan at the State Capitol Building. Provides that the Architect of the Capitol may provide for the de...
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2019-02-13
To House Executive Committee
ILHB1449IntroAmends the Zoning Division of the Counties Code. Provides that a county board may, by majority vote (rather than by ordinance) and without a further public hearing, deny, grant, or grant subject to conditions a proposed special use on receiving the r...
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2019-02-13
To House Counties & Townships Committee
ILHB1451IntroAmends the Legislative Commission Reorganization Act of 1984. Provides for the acquisition and placement of a statue depicting President Barack H. Obama at the State Capitol Building. Provides that the Architect of the Capitol may provide for the des...
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2019-02-13
To House Executive Committee
ILHB1491IntroAmends the Legislative Commission Reorganization Act of 1984. Provides for the acquisition and placement of statues depicting President Ronald W. Reagan and President Barack H. Obama at the State Capitol Building. Provides that the Architect of the C...
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2019-02-13
To House Executive Committee
ILHB2327IntroAmends the Agricultural Fair Act. Provides that county fairs whose fiscal accounting reports are not filed or postmarked by December 31 of each year shall not qualify to receive premium reimbursements from the Department of Agriculture for that year....
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2019-02-13
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0165IntroAmends 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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2019-02-08
To Constitutional Law Subcommittee
ILHB0164IntroAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Deletes a provision authorizing an action to be commenced in any county if all defendants are nonresidents of this State. Limits venue for actions against corporations, partnerships, and insurance companies. Provid...
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2019-02-08
To Tort Liability Subcommittee
ILHB0238IntroAmends the Illinois Estate and Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Act. Provides that, for persons dying on or after January 1, 2020, the exclusion amount shall be the applicable exclusion amount calculated under Section 2010 of the Internal Revenue Cod...
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2019-02-07
To Sales, Amusement & Other Taxes Subcommittee
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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2019-02-07
To Income Tax Subcommittee
ILHR0083PassCongratulates Jim and Nancy Reynolds on owning and operating Freedom Hill Farms for more than three decades.
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2019-02-06
Resolution Adopted
ILHB0344IntroCreates the Authorized Electronic Monitoring in Community-Integrated Living Arrangements and Developmental Disability Facilities Act. Provides that under certain conditions, a resident of a living arrangement certified under the Community-Integrated ...
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2019-02-05
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 8:30 am]
To House Human Services Committee
ILHB0351IntroAmends the General Assembly Operations Act. Provides that no person may serve more than 10 consecutive years in any of the following leadership roles: Speaker of the House of Representatives, President of the Senate, Minority Leader of the House of R...
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2019-02-05
To House Executive Committee
ILHB0914IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Extends the statute of limitations for a violation of perjury to 7 years (rather than 3 years). Effective immediately.
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2019-02-05
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHR0062IntroAdopts the House Rules for the 101st General Assembly.
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0068PassCongratulates the Milford-Cissna Park 8-man football team, the Bearcats, on winning the inaugural Illinois 8-Man Football Association State Championship.
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2019-02-05
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0069PassCommends Marvin Perzee on his service to the Iroquois County Fair Board.
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2019-02-05
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0066PassCongratulates Jim and Nancy Reynolds on owning and operating Freedom Hill Farms for more than three decades.
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2019-02-05
Resolution Adopted
ILHB2067IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that vehicles operated by a not-for-profit emergency management organization are not prohibited from using red or white oscillating, rotating, or flashing lights. Effective immediately.
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2068IntroAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Changes the definition of "all-terrain vehicle" to include vehicles 74 inches (instead of 50 inches) or less in width. Provides that a person may operate an all-terrain vehicle or recreational off-highway vehicle on ...
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2019-02-05
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0243IntroAmends the Election Code. Requires Voters Identification Cards for those who do not have an acceptable photo ID. Sets forth requirements and exemptions. Provides that any person desiring to vote shall present to the judges of election for verificatio...
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2019-02-01
To House Executive Committee
ILHB0240IntroAmends the Wildlife Code. Provides that a person with a valid concealed carry license issued under the Firearm Concealed Carry Act, or an off-duty law enforcement official or officer, may carry a handgun on or about his or her person while hunting. E...
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2019-02-01
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHB0168IntroAmends 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; and (4) State Representative...
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2019-01-29
To House Executive Committee
ILHB0169IntroAmends 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) State Representative and...
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2019-01-29
To House Executive Committee
ILHB0244IntroAmends 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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2019-01-29
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHB0239IntroAmends the Illinois Controlled Substances Act. Provides that the limited immunity for a person who seeks or obtains emergency medical assistance for someone experiencing an overdose or for a person who is experiencing an overdose in a reasonably prud...
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2019-01-29
To House Judiciary - Criminal Committee
ILHR0051PassCongratulates the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School varsity football team, the Falcons, on winning the 2018 Illinois High School Association Class 2A State Football Championship.
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2019-01-29
Resolution Adopted
ILHJRCA0010IntroProposes to amend the Legislature Article of the Illinois Constitution. Creates the Independent Redistricting Commission to adopt and file with the Secretary of State a redistricting plan for Legislative and Representative Districts. Provides for the...
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2019-01-22
To House Rules Committee
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