Illinois Representative Melissa Conyears-Ervin [D]

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ILHB2265EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that every public elementary school shall include in its 6th, 7th, or 8th grade curriculum, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, at least one semester of civics education; specifies course content requirements an...
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1894EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that children and stepchildren, in addition to the spouse and parents, of a police officer or firefighter who has died in the line of duty may be issued special license plates.
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1183EnrollAmends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Police Memorial Committee may use funds derived from the issuance of Police Memorial Committee license plates for the purpose of giving grants (in addition to scholarships) to spouses (in addition t...
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2019-06-19
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
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
ILHB2247EnrollAmends the Developmental Disability and Mental Disability Services Act. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall establish family centers throughout the State to provide counseling and mental health services to families who are indigent b...
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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
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
ILHB2174EngrossAmends the Managed Care Reform and Patient Rights Act. Provides that every health insurance carrier that provides coverage for prescription drugs shall ensure that no fewer than 25% of certain individual and group plans offered shall apply a pre-dedu...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
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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2019-05-30
Passed Both Houses
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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2019-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2649EnrollAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Creates a bill of rights for children of incarcerated parents. Provides that the Department of Corrections, the county sheriff, or county correctional department shall develop and implement policies and ...
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2019-05-29
Passed Both Houses
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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2019-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILHB2541EnrollCreates the Re-Entering Citizens Civics Education Act. Provides that the Department of Corrections and the Department of Juvenile Justice shall provide a nonpartisan peer-led civics program throughout the correctional institutions of the State to tea...
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2019-05-29
Passed Both Houses
ILHJR0004EngrossSupports the accreditation of an additional NCI-designated cancer center in Illinois.
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2019-05-23
Resolution Adopted
ILHB2275EngrossAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Removes language concerning impasse procedures involving an educational employer whose territorial boundaries are coterminous with those of a city having a population in excess of 500,000. Repeals ...
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2019-05-14
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
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
ILHB1115EngrossAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Department of Juvenile Justice assuming the duties of the Juvenile Division of the Department of Corrections.
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2019-05-10
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
ILHB2148IntroAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall establish reimbursement rates that build toward livable wages for front-line personnel in residential and day programs an...
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2019-04-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3422IntroAmends the Illinois Procurement Code. Provides that for any project under a construction contract, the contract shall require that, to the extent practicable, at least 10% of man-hours performing construction services be performed by individuals who ...
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2019-04-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0071IntroAmends the Good Samaritan Energy Plan Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the solicitation of contributions to the Good Samaritan Energy Trust Fund.
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2019-04-12
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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ILHR0085PassDeclares April 2, 2019 as Pay Equity Day.
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2019-04-02
Resolution Adopted
ILHB0932IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the court may, as a condition of probation or conditional discharge, require the person, if convicted of an offense that is not a crime of violence or if convicted of a probationable violation of ...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0931IntroAmends the School Code. Provides that a school board shall require that schools provide an active break for all students in kindergarten through grade 5. Provides that the active break must total at least 20 minutes in length. Provides that active br...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0928IntroCreates the 2020 Census Grant Program Act. Creates the 2020 Census Grant Program for the purpose of issuing matching grants to local governments and nonprofit organizations to support the accurate counting of the population of the State and its local...
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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
ILHB3413IntroAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Creates the Illinois Teacher Loan Repayment Fund. Provides that moneys in the Fund shall be used by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission for the purpose of making grants under the Illinois Tea...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3567IntroAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that beginning in State fiscal year 2020, the specified income threshold shall be no less than 200% of the then-current federal poverty level for each family size. Effective July 1, 2019.
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3568IntroAmends the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that internal (also known as female) and male condoms, incontinence products, diapers, and baby wipes shall be taxed by the State at a rate of 1% (currently, 6.25%). Provides that the net revenue fro...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3423IntroAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Provides that a person is eligible for a diaper allowance of $30 per month per child if: the person's household income is at or below 50% of the federal poverty guidelines; the person is responsible for th...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2814IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to require managed care organizations (MCOs) to ensure: (1) that any provider under contract with an MCO on the date of s...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2486IntroCreates the Mental Health Modernization and Access Improvement Act. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to apply for a Medicaid waiver or State Plan amendment, or both, within 6 months after the effective date of the Act to deve...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2547IntroCreates the Racial Impact Note Act. Provides that every bill which has or could have a disparate impact on racial and ethnic minorities, upon the request of any member, shall have prepared for it, before second reading in the house of introduction, a...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3340IntroAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Contains a declaration of policy and intent. Requires the Department of Human Services, in partnership with specified State agencies, to develop and implement a plan to phase out, by July 1, 2024, authoriz...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0019IntroCreates the Community Bank of Illinois Act. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall operate The Community Bank of Illinois. Specifies the authority of the advisory board of directors to the Bank. Provides that the ...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0024PassSupports, as a civil right, automatic citizenship to all qualifying children adopted by a U.S. citizen parent, regardless of the date on which the adoption was finalized. Condemns the deportation of individuals who were adopted into American homes an...
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2019-03-21
Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
ILHB2222EngrossAmends the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act. Provides that covered vehicle service provider personnel who treat and either release or transport to a health care facility an individual experiencing a suspected or an actual opioid overdose ...
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2019-03-20
To Senate Assignments Committee
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