Illinois Representative Emanuel Welch [D]

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ILHB0836EnrollAmends the Probate Act of 1975. Defines "administrative separation". Provides that the court lacks jurisdiction to proceed on a petition for the appointment of a guardian or standby guardian of a minor if it finds that the minor has a living parent w...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2802EnrollAmends the School Code. With regard to boards of education in school districts having a population of not fewer than 1,000 and not more than 500,000 inhabitants, provides that if, whenever a vacancy occurs, members of the board fail to fill the vacan...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3343EnrollAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Human Services to establish a Restaurant Meals Program to permit individuals who are elderly, persons with a disability, and homeless individuals to redeem their Supplemental Nutrition A...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3435EnrollAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a policy of accident and health insurance or a managed care plan shall provide coverage for epinephrine injectors for persons 18 years of age or under. Makes conforming changes in the State Employees ...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2822EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that the State Board of Education's school report cards must include the most current data on the percentage of students who participated in job shadowing, the percentage of students who have completed an internship, ...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3168EnrollAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that every sentencing order shall include as though written therein a term providing that if the Department of Corrections accepts an eligible offender in the program and determines the offender has su...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2983EnrollCreates the Youth Homelessness Prevention Subcommittee Act. Requires the Governor's Cabinet on Children and Youth to create the Youth Homelessness Prevention Subcommittee to drive the State's strategic vision for preventing homelessness among youth l...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3390EnrollAmends the Animal Welfare Act. Provides that a kennel operator shall install in the kennel a fire alarm monitoring system that triggers notification to local emergency responders when activated. Provides that the Department of Agriculture shall deny ...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1613EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Deletes language providing that the Section concerning the traffic and pedestrian stop statistical study is repealed on July 1, 2019. Provides that the Department of Transportation shall report specified findings and...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3663EnrollCreates the Limited Cooperative Association Act. Authorizes the organization of a limited cooperative association, as an entity distinct from its members, for any lawful purpose, whether or not for profit. Provides that a limited cooperative associat...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3105EnrollAmends the Wrongful Tree Cutting Act. Changes the definition of "stumpage". Defines "protected land" and "qualified professional forester or ecological restoration professional". Provides that any party found to have intentionally cut or knowingly ca...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1831PassAmends the Liquor Control Act of 1934. Provides that the definition of "beer" includes beverages brewed or fermented wholly or in part from malt products. Provides that a caterer retailer license shall allow the holder, a distributor, or an importing...
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2019-06-14
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ILSB0025PassAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Provides that as soon as possible but not later than 24 hours, excluding Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, after emergency admission of a respondent to a mental health facility on an inpati...
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2019-06-13
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
ILHB1594IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax credit for an Illinois business that increases its average full-time employee head count in the State for the taxable year by more than 20% over its average full-time employee head count in th...
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2019-06-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2093IntroAmends the Illinois Workforce Innovation Board Act. Provides that on or before December 15, 2019, and on or before each December 15 thereafter, the Illinois Workforce Innovation Board must review labor market data and projections in this State and mu...
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2019-06-12
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0075EnrollCreates the Hotel and Casino Employee Safety Act. Requires hotels and casinos to adopt anti-sexual harassment policies and make panic buttons available to certain employees. Prohibits retaliation against an employee for using a panic button, availing...
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2019-06-10
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0834EnrollAmends the Equal Pay Act of 2003. Prohibits an employer from: (i) screening job applicants based on their wage or salary history, (ii) requiring that an applicant's prior wages satisfy minimum or maximum criteria, and (iii) requesting or requiring as...
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2019-06-06
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1637EnrollCreates the Keep Illinois Families Together Act. Provides that the Attorney General, within 90 days of the effective date of this Act, in consultation with the appropriate stakeholders, shall propose new rules related to limiting assistance with immi...
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2019-06-06
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2719EnrollAmends 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.
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2019-06-06
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2691EnrollCreates the Retention of Illinois Students and Equity Act. Provides for legislative findings and a definition. Provides that, notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, a student attending an institution of higher learning in this St...
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2019-06-06
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1438EnrollAmends the Pawnbroker Regulation Act. Removes language providing that when a person is found to be the owner of stolen property that has been pawned, the property shall be returned to the owner without payment of money advanced to the pawnbroker or a...
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2019-06-06
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0009EnrollCreates the Coal Ash Cleanup and Storage Act. Provides a short title only.
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2019-06-05
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0534EnrollAmends the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-06-03
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
ILHB0816EngrossAmends the Department of Innovation and Technology Act. Provides that on or before July 1, 2020, each State agency shall submit to the Department of Innovation and Technology a plan to improve the provision of digital services, including modernizing ...
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2019-06-01
Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
ILHB3394EnrollAmends the Business Corporation Act of 1983. Provides that, no later than the close of the 2020 calendar year, a publicly held domestic or foreign corporation whose principal executive offices, according to the corporation's SEC 10-K form, are locate...
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2019-06-01
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
ILHB2540EnrollCreates the Blockchain Business Development Act. Provides for the creation and regulation of personal information protection companies. Provides for the creation and regulation of blockchain-based limited liability companies as businesses that utiliz...
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2019-06-01
Passed Both Houses
ILHJR0068IntroCreates the Task Force on the Funding of Commission-authorized Charter Schools to examine funding and related issues.
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2019-06-01
Motion Filed - Table Bill/Resolution Pursuant to Rule 60(b), Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
ILHR0416PassUrges the General Assembly to take action to modernize its early childhood education funding and teacher qualification standards to address the early childhood workforce crisis. Urges the Governor of Illinois to increase early childhood education pro...
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2019-06-01
Resolution Adopted
ILHB3086EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that a school board shall require its schools to either connect at-risk students with anger management classes offered in the community or conduct their own anger management classes for at-risk students. Provides that...
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2019-06-01
Passed Both Houses
ILHR0433PassUrges that violence be labeled as a disease and treated as a public health crisis.
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2019-06-01
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
ILHR0451IntroMourns the death of Eddie L. Jones II.
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2019-06-01
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
ILHB2836EnrollAmends the State Treasurer Act. Provides that, subject to the provisions of the Public Contract Fraud Act, the State Treasurer is authorized during fiscal years 2019 and 2020 to purchase real property located in the City of Springfield, Illinois whic...
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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB0252EnrollAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that "employer" includes any person employing one (instead of 15) or more employees within Illinois during 20 or more calendar weeks within the calendar year of or preceding the alleged violation. Provid...
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2019-05-31
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
ILHB0004IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that doula services shall be covered under the medical assistance program. Sets forth certain certification and training requirements a doula must satisfy to qualify for ...
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2019-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2763EngrossAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that the lineup may be video recorded if the eyewitness consents.
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2685EngrossCreates the Illinois Student Loan Investment Act. Provides for the establishment, operation, and administration of the Student Investment Account by the State Treasurer. Provides that the State Treasurer shall establish fees to cover the costs of adm...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB1758EnrollAmends the Consumer Installment Loan Act and the Payday Loan Reform Act. Provides that "substantially equal installment" includes a last regularly scheduled payment that is no more than 5% as large as the previous scheduled payment according to a dis...
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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2838EngrossAmends the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act. Provides that, for contracts entered into on or after July 1, 2019, a direct contractor making or taking a contract in the State for the erection, construction, alteration, or repair of a building,...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
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...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3606EnrollCreates the Student Online Personal Protection Act of 2019. Provides for legislative intent and definitions. Provides for operator prohibitions, operator duties, school authority prohibitions, school authority duties, State Board of Education duties,...
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2019-05-31
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
ILHB0827IntroAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the board of trustees of the City Colleges of Chicago, Illinois Community College District No. 508, at the general primary election in 2020 on a nonpartisan ballot. Provides that a member of the ...
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2019-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1226EnrollAmends 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...
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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB3172EngrossAmends the Toll Highway Act. Provides that, if the acquisition, construction, relocation, operation, regulation, or maintenance of a toll highway requires the relocation of public utilities due to the elimination of a tollway oasis bridge, the Illino...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILSB2150EngrossAmends the Private College Act and the Academic Degree Act. Provides that a religious institution may file an annual application with the Board of Higher Education to become exempt from the educational requirements, standards, or demands under the Ac...
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2019-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2019
ILSJR0014PassCreates the Home Birth Maternity Care Crisis Study Committee to provide the General Assembly a consumer-focused, evidence-based solution to the Illinois Home Birth Maternity Care Crisis.
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2019-05-31
Adopted Both Houses
ILSB0449EngrossAmends the School Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning a financial oversight panel's powers.
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2019-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2019
ILSB0453EngrossAmends the Credit Card Marketing Act of 2009. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-05-31
Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) June 30, 2019
ILSB0651EnrollAmends the Public Utilities Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title and applicability of the Electric Service Customer Choice and Rate Relief Law of 1997.
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2019-05-31
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2079IntroAmends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, the Cigarette Tax Act, the Cigarette Use Tax Act, the Hotel Operators' Occupation Tax Act, the Motor Fuel Tax Law, the Telecommunications Excise Tax Act, and the Liquor ...
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2019-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1587EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that in imposing a sentence for an offense that requires a mandatory minimum sentence of imprisonment or probation or conditional discharge of 2 years or more, the court may sentence the offender to pr...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
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