Illinois Representative Mark Walker [D] | House

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ILHB0838IntroCreates the Keep Illinois Business Act. Provides that any recipient business that chooses to move all or part of its business operations and the jobs created by its business out-of-State shall be deemed to no longer qualify for State economic develop...
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2019-07-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3624IntroCreates the Clean Energy Jobs Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2019-07-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0205EngrossAmends the Critical Health Problems and Comprehensive Health Education Act to require the instruction on mental health and illness to evaluate the multiple dimensions of health by reviewing the relationship between physical and mental health so as to...
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2019-07-03
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHR0087IntroUrges support for funding the physical infrastructure of early childhood education programs.
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2019-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0209IntroUrges Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and the Department of Education to withdraw the proposed rule and instead pursue policies that reflect the concerns raised by law enforcement, create a safe environment for victims to report instances, aggressive...
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2019-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0833EnrollAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that a person who has been granted a senior citizens homestead exemption need not reapply for the exemption. Effective immediately.
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2076EnrollAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Prohibits the manufacture, distribution, or use of paper containing bisphenol A for the making of business or banking records. Requires paper manufacturers to, among other things, replace bisphenol A with an a...
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3222EnrollAmends Public Act 94-653. Authorizes the Department of Human Services to grant and convey a permanent conservation easement to any entity in addition to the Department of Natural Resources that the Department of Human Services deems appropriate. Effe...
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0002EnrollAmends the Medical Patient Rights Act. Provides that every woman has certain rights with regard to pregnancy and childbirth, including the right to receive care that is consistent with current scientific evidence about benefits and risks, the right t...
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2019-06-28
Sent to the Governor
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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2019-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3550EnrollAmends the School Code. With regard to a sex education course, provides that course material and instruction in grades 6 through 12 must include an age-appropriate discussion on the meaning of consent that includes discussion on recognizing that (i) ...
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2019-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2156EnrollAmends the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Provides that it is an unlawful practice to offer to consumers at retail a rebate made on a rebate card that charges dormancy fees or other post-issuance fees. Defines "rebate card".
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2019-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0465EnrollAmends the Electronic Fund Transfer Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning powers and duties under the Act.
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2019-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3217EnrollCreates the Asian American Family Commission Act. Creates the Asian American Family Commission. Provides for the appointment of members to the Commission and terms of membership. Provides that members shall serve without compensation, but shall be re...
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2019-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2029EnrollAmends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Provides that "survivor" includes a person who would be receiving an annuity as a survivor of an annuitant except that the annuitant elected to receive an accelerated pension benefit payment. Pr...
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2019-06-27
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1438PassAmends 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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2019-06-25
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0027
ILHB2040PassAmends the Private Correctional Facility Moratorium Act. Changes the title of the Act to the For-Profit Corrections Prohibition Act. Defines "non-profit contractor", private company", "private vendor", "private contractor", and "work release center"....
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2019-06-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0020
ILHB2691PassCreates 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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2019-06-21
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0021
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 ...
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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3331EnrollAmends the Homelessness Prevention Act. Changes certain types of assistance grantees shall offer households to prevent homelessness as follows: (1) payment of a rent or mortgage arrearage (rather than payment of a rent or mortgage arrearage in an amo...
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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2135EnrollAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a prosecution for criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual assault, or aggravated criminal sexual abuse may be commenced at any time (rather than within 10 years of the commission of the offe...
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILHB1553EnrollAmends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Provides that the court has jurisdiction to make the findings necessary to enable a minor who has been adjudicated a ward of the court to petition the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services for class...
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2699EnrollAmends the Mortgage Act. Adds a person authorized by the mortgagor, grantor, heir, legal representative, or assign to the list of those who may request that the mortgagee of real property shall make, execute, and deliver an instrument in writing rele...
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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
ILHB3129EnrollAmends the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Removes a provision requiring the Department of Human Services to increase TANF grant amounts in effect on June 30, 2008 by 15%. Provides that TANF grant amou...
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2019-06-14
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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
ILHB3247EnrollCreates the Parkinson's Disease Public Awareness and Education Act. Provides that the Director of Public Health shall establish a Parkinson's Disease Public Awareness and Education Program. Provides that the purpose of the Program shall be to promote...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3487EnrollAmends the University of Illinois Hospital Act and Hospital Licensing Act. Provides that each hospital shall post, in each facility that has an emergency room, a notice in a conspicuous location in the emergency room with information about how to enr...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
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
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
ILHB0096IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-06-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0381PassDirects the Auditor General to conduct a performance audit of the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity's Economic Development for a Growing Economy (EDGE) Tax Credit Program.
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2019-06-01
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
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
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
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
ILHB0471EngrossAmends the Foreign Banking Office Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-05-24
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2495IntroCreates the Reproductive Health Act. Provides that every individual has a fundamental right to make autonomous decisions about one's own reproductive health. Provides that every individual who becomes pregnant has a fundamental right to continue the ...
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2019-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2600IntroCreates the Illinois Disability Integration Act. Provides that no public entity or long-term service or support (LTSS) insurance provider shall deny an individual with an LTSS disability who is eligible for institutional placement community-based lon...
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2019-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0384PassCommends Myles A. Naughton on his outstanding contributions to the Arlington Heights Park District.
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2019-05-17
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0274PassRecognizes May 2, 2019 as the National Day of Prayer.
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2019-05-16
Resolution Adopted
ILHB3056IntroCreates the Employee Background Fairness Act. Provides that an employer may not refuse to hire an individual and may not discharge an individual because of the individual's criminal history unless the individual has one or more convictions and there ...
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2019-05-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2267EngrossAmends the Election Code. Provides for the election of the Chicago Board of Education at the general primary election in 2020 only as a nonpartisan election on a separate ballot. Provides that a member of the Chicago Board of Education shall be elect...
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2019-05-14
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2562EngrossAmends the Public Defender and Appointed Counsel Division of the Counties Code. Creates the Public Defender Quality Defense Task Force. Provides that the Task Force is established to: (i) examine the current caseload and determine the optimal caseloa...
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2019-05-08
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB2776IntroAmends the Illinois Act on the Aging. Provides that the rates and minimum mandated wage increases for homemaker services shall be, at a minimum, as of January 1, 2019, a rate of $19.96 per hour, for a minimum wage of $12 per hour, and as of July 1, 2...
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2019-05-03
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2524IntroAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that, for State Fiscal Year 2020, the Department of Children and Family Services shall increase reimbursement rates payable to each private agency with a purchase of service contract or grant from...
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2019-04-30
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1466IntroAmends the Condominium Property Act. Provides that upon authorization by a two-thirds vote of the members of the board of managers or by the affirmative vote of not less than a majority of the unit owners at a meeting duly called for such a purpose, ...
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2019-04-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0905IntroCreates the Private Sector Workplace Anti-Harassment Task Force Act. Creates the Private Sector Workplace Anti-Harassment Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall create model policies and best practices to keep workplaces safe from sexual hara...
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2019-04-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1616IntroAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that immediately upon arrival at a police station or other place where an arrestee is detained, but no later than one hour after arrival, an arrested person has the right to make at least 3 comp...
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2019-04-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1442IntroAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Director of Public Health, if a physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches in Illinois, shall establish a st...
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2019-04-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2565IntroAmends the Illinois Freedom to Work Act. Expands the scope of the Act to apply to all employees (rather than only low-wage employees). Prohibits all covenants not to compete. Effective immediately.
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2019-04-12
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II
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