Illinois Representative Mark Walker [D]

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ILSB2038EnrollAmends 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...
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2019-06-06
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1862EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-06-06
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1591EnrollAmends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Creates an exemption for qualified tangible personal property used in the construction or operation of a data center that has been...
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2019-06-06
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1321EnrollAmends 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...
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2019-06-06
Sent to the Governor
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
ILSB1510EngrossAmends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-05-30
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1379EngrossAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that, in counties with 3,000,000 or more inhabitants, taxpayers of income producing property shall submit income and expense data related to the property annually to the chief county assessment officer. Provides...
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2019-05-29
To House Rules Committee
ILSJRCA0001PassProposes to amend the Revenue Article of the Illinois Constitution. Removes a provision that provides that a tax on income shall be measured at a non-graduated rate. Provides that there may be one tax on the income of individuals and corporations (cu...
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2019-05-27
Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
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
ILHB3624IntroCreates the Clean Energy Jobs Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2019-05-13
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1349EngrossAmends the Uniform Penalty and Interest Act. Provides that the penalty for failure to pay the tax shown due or required to be shown due on a return shall be 15% (instead of 20%) of any amount that is paid after the date the Department of Revenue has ...
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2019-05-10
To House Rules 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
ILHB1448IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides for a property tax abatement for property located in a taxing district that: (i) is owner-occupied; (ii) is the owner's primary residence; and (iii) meets the criteria of a residential home ownership incentive p...
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2019-04-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2569IntroCreates the Polygraph Exam Integrity Act. Provides that every polygraph question submitted for the administration of a polygraph exam by a State agency or entity shall be screened by independent legal counsel to ensure compliance with the Illinois Co...
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2019-04-11
Third Reading - Short Debate - Lost 036-067-003
ILHB2193IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax credit in an amount equal to the amount paid by the taxpayer during the taxable year for the purpose of purchasing acoustical materials, other materials, labor, and professional services to so...
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2019-04-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2879IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax credit in an amount equal to the amount paid by the taxpayer during the taxable year for the purpose of purchasing acoustical materials, other materials, labor, and professional services to so...
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2019-04-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0345PassAmends the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Minors and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. Changes the short title of the Act to the Prevention of Tobacco Use by Persons under 21 Years of Age and Sale and Distribution of Tobacco Products Act. ...
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2019-04-08
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ILHB0887IntroAmends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the Department of State Police has authority to deny an application for or to revoke and seize a Firearm Owner's Identification Card previously issued under the Act if the Department fi...
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2019-04-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0034IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. In a Section concerning the homestead exemption for veterans with disabilities, provides that: (1) for taxable years prior to 2015, "surviving spouse" means the surviving spouse of a veteran who obtained the exemption pr...
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2019-04-01
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0903IntroAmends the Illinois International Port District Act. Authorizes the Port District to apply to United States authorities to establish, operate, maintain, and lease foreign trade zones and sub-zones within a specific area that is located within and ext...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0904IntroAmends the Illinois International Port District Act. Authorizes the Port District to apply to United States authorities to establish, operate, maintain, and lease foreign trade zones and sub-zones within a specifically described area within the City ...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1480IntroAmends the Use Tax Act and the Service Use Tax Act. Provides that the multistate exemption includes the return of property of an out-of-State lessor or purchaser to this State for storage, repair, or refurbishment, so long as the property is not used...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
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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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1479IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that an employer may enter into an agreement with a community college in the State to establish a project. Provides that the term "project" means a program established by the community college to provide c...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0826IntroAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Creates the Municipal Gas Use Tax Law. Provides that beginning January 1, 2020, a municipality may impose a self-assessing purchaser tax rate of the lower of 2.4 cents per therm or 5% of the purchase price for the ...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0886IntroAmends 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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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0899IntroAmends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that the Department of State Police shall revoke for one year the Firearm Owner's Identification Card of a card holder who reports to the local law enforcement agency his or her firearms los...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2973IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that a taxpayer who (i) has an associate's degree, a bachelor's degree, or a graduate degree from an institution of higher education accredited by the U.S. Department of Education, (ii) has annual student ...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2972IntroAmends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Modifies the term "annuitant" to not include any member of the General Assembly, or any person serving as Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Treasurer, Comptroller, or Attorney G...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2971IntroCreates the Smart Handgun Technology Act. Provides that until the Attorney General finds that personalized handgun technology is available, he or she is required to report to the Governor and the General Assembly every 6 months regarding the availabi...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2533IntroCreates the Transportation Benefit Program Act. Provides that an employer that is situated in Cook County and for which an average of 20 or more full-time employees work for compensation shall offer a program that allows a covered employee to elect t...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0842IntroCreates a new Division in the Counties Code. Creates the Peoria County Land Bank Authority pilot program with the purpose to use available resources to facilitate the return of vacant, abandoned, and tax-delinquent properties to productive use in ord...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3318IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides for a credit in an amount equal to 25% of the taxpayer's equity investment in a qualified new business venture, including investments made through a certified fund manager. Sets forth limitations on the cr...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3319IntroAmends the Economic Development for a Growing Economy Tax Credit Act. Provides that the recipient of a credit under the Act may apply for a certificate of transferability of credit from the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity for the amou...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
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