Illinois Representative Thomas Bennett [R] | Bills

Filter View [Reset All]
Syndicate content
StanceStateBillStatusSummary/TitleLast Actionsort icon
ILHB0038EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that it is an aggravating factor in sentencing for first degree murder that the murdered individual was a member of a congregation engaged in prayer or other religious activities at a church, synagogue, mosq...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-24
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
ILHB0344EnrollCreates 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 ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2583EngrossAmends 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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-23
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
ILHB1482EngrossAmends 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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-23
To Senate Criminal Law Committee
ILSB1788EnrollAmends the Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois Act. Provides that the Program Board created to administer the grant program authorized by the Act shall be comprised of 11 (rather than 21) members. Effective immediately.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0465EngrossAmends the Electronic Fund Transfer Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning powers and duties under the Act.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-23
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Chapin Rose
ILSB1568EnrollAmends Coroner Division of the Counties Code. Requires an autopsy of an infant under one year of age (rather than 2 years of age) who has died suddenly and unexpectedly and the circumstances concerning the death are unexplained following investigatio...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-23
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1952EngrossAmends the Downstate Teachers and State Universities Articles of the Illinois Pension Code. Requires an employer to make an additional employer contribution for a participant whose earnings for any academic year used to determine the final rate of ea...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-23
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2038EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Secretary of State shall include, in the Illinois Rules of the Road publication, information advising drivers to use the zipper merge method when merging into a reduced number of lanes (drivers in m...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-23
House Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; 008-000-000
ILSB1498EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that, subject to appropriation, the State Board of Education must develop an Agricultural Education Pre-Service Teacher Training Program beginning at the secondary level that provides grants to (i) students who qualif...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-23
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1862EngrossAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-23
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0350IntroAmends the Downstate Teachers and State Universities Articles of the Illinois Pension Code. Requires an employer to make an additional employer contribution for a participant whose earnings for any academic year used to determine the final rate of ea...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0889EnrollAmends 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 ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-22
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1901EngrossAmends the Educator Licensure Article of the School Code. With regard to the fee Section, moves and changes a provision concerning the license renewal fee for an Educator License with Stipulations with a paraprofessional educator endorsement. With re...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-22
House Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Elementary & Secondary Education: Administration, Licensing & Charter School; 006-000-000
ILHB3152IntroAmends the Electric Service Customer Choice and Rate Relief Law of 1997 of the Public Utilities Act. In provisions concerning infrastructure investment and modernization: Provides that beginning in 2022, a participating utility other than a combinati...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-22
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1226EngrossAmends the State Finance Act and the Charter Schools Law of the School Code. Provides that on July 1, 2020, the State Charter School Commission is abolished and the terms of all members end. Provides that all of the powers, duties, assets, liabilitie...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-22
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2177EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that, upon request, the school board of a school district that maintains grades 10 through 12 may posthumously award a diploma to any service member who was killed in action while performing active military duty in th...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-21
Passed Both Houses
ILSB0117EnrollAmends the Illinois School Student Records Act. Provides that if the rights and privileges accorded to a parent under the Act have been transferred to a student, a school must give reasonable prior notice to the student (rather than the parent) befor...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-21
Passed Both Houses
ILSB1321EngrossAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Human Services to promote the availability of the Child Care Assistance Program. Provides that the target audience for the Department's promotion efforts must include all families with c...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-14
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
ILSB1796EngrossAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Defines "servicemember" and "veteran". Provides that a person commits aggravated assault or aggravated battery when he or she commits an assault or a battery against a servicemember or veteran. Provides that an aggra...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-14
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1981EngrossAmends the Governor's Office of Management and Budget Act. Provides that the annual economic and fiscal policy report must include a projection of fund balances for each fund held in the State treasury, outlining for each fund revenues, expenditures,...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-10
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0958EngrossAmends the Illinois Highway Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2045EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that neither the Department of Corrections nor the Department of Juvenile Justice may require a committed person or person committed to any facility operated by the Department of Juvenile Justice to pa...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-09
Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 14, 2019
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-02
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 ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-02
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-02
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-05-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2468IntroAmends the Consumer Installment Loan Act. Defines "title-secured loan". Provides that for title-secured loans entered into or renewed on or after the effective date of the Act: (i) a licensee shall not contract for or receive a charge exceeding 36% a...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-04-16
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-04-12
To House Rules Committee
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 ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-04-12
To House Rules Committee
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-04-04
To House Rules Committee
ILSB2047EngrossAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a health insurer that provides prescription drug benefits shall offer generic alternatives to brand name epinephrine and insulin auto-injectors, where available. Amends the State Employees Group Insur...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-04-04
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2999IntroCreates the Taxpayer's Fiscal Charter Act. Provides for a discretionary spending freeze for fiscal years 2020 and 2021. Sets forth requirements to increase discretionary spending beginning in fiscal year 2022. Requires any new spending proposed by th...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-04-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2462IntroAmends the Illinois Abortion Law of 1975. Defines "viability" to include when, in the medical judgment of the attending physician based on the particular facts of the case before the attending physician, the unborn child has a fetal heartbeat. Define...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-04-01
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-03-29
To House Rules 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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-03-29
To House Rules 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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-03-29
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-03-29
To House Rules 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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-03-29
To House Rules 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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-03-29
To House Rules 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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-03-29
To House Rules 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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-03-29
To House Rules 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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-03-29
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 ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-03-29
To House Rules 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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-03-29
To House Rules 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.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-03-29
To House Rules 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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
Syndicate content
feedback