Illinois Representative Sonya Harper [D]

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ILHR0861IntroUrges the Illinois General Assembly and the United States Congress to explore a new, domestic investment plan to promote economic growth and recovery in targeted African American communities.
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2020-11-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5826IntroCreates the Police Department Nonlethal Force Policy Act. Provides that the Illinois State Police, Secretary of State Police Department, and each mass transit district police force, university police force, county sheriff's office, and municipal poli...
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2020-11-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0866IntroDeclares that it is in the best interest of the people of Illinois for the Governor of the State of Illinois to immediately act to shape a narrowly tailored approach to drastically improve the housing stock, communities, and conditions of and for peo...
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2020-11-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0206IntroAmends the Housing Authorities Act. In a provision permitting a Housing Authority to refuse to certify or recertify applicants, current tenants, or other household members who have been convicted of a criminal offense relating to the sale or distribu...
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2020-11-03
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4837IntroCreates 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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2020-11-03
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5247IntroAmends the Public Utilities Act. Changes the repeal date for provisions authorizing natural gas surcharges to provide for recovery of costs associated with investments in qualifying infrastructure plants from December 31, 2023 to January 1, 2021.
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2020-10-19
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3624IntroCreates the Clean Jobs Workforce Hubs Act, the Expanding Clean Energy Entrepreneurship Act, the Community Energy and Climate Planning Act, and the Clean Energy Empowerment Zones Act to reduce emissions, promote renewable energy sources, improve energ...
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2020-10-05
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4911IntroAmends the Eviction Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Defines terms. Provides that a complaint for an eviction action shall include specified information. Provides that upon entry of an eviction order, the court shall make specified findings. P...
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2020-10-05
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5046IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that the $80 fee paid by tax purchasers is non-refundable. Reinstates provisions imposing a 5% fee on taxes, interest, and penalties due at purchase.
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2020-09-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0433PassUrges that violence be labeled as a disease and treated as a public health crisis.
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2020-08-31
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
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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2020-08-14
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4954IntroAmends the School Code. Adds as commemorative holidays January 15 (to be known as Humanitarian Day and observed as a day of respect for the principles of human and civil rights and to involve the use of the color white as a visual affirmation to prac...
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2020-08-12
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0471PassAmends the Public Employee Disability Act. Provides that upon the occurrence of circumstances which would hinder the physical recovery from an injury of an eligible employee within the one-year period as required under the Act, the eligible employee ...
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2020-08-07
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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...
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2020-07-24
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3949IntroAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that "race" includes traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles. Provides that "protective hairstyles" includes, but is not limited to...
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2020-07-06
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer
ILHB2685EngrossReinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Creates the Student Investment Account Act (currently, the Student Loan Investment Act). Adds a provision concerning the use of earnings from the Student Investment Account. Modifies provi...
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2020-06-24
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0190EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, each school district must provide a parent or guardian of an at-risk student information about appropriate and available community-based or in-school academic support se...
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2020-06-24
To Senate Assignments 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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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3088IntroCreates the State Agency and Grantee Bonus Prohibition Act. Provides that no State agency or hospital shall pay from State funds, in whole or in part, and no employee of a State agency or hospital may receive a bonus as all or part of his or her comp...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2250IntroAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall make information about the availability of referral services to any other State or local agencies known to a parolee or releasee prior to his or her release fro...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0357IntroDirects the Illinois Gaming Board to conduct a disparity study on whether minority and women-owned businesses face any barriers that prevent their equitable participation in the business of legalized sports wagering.
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3917IntroAmends the evidence-based funding provisions of the School Code. Provides that funds received by the Chicago school district for low-income, English learner, and special education resources must be distributed to every school of the district in the a...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3980IntroAmends the Sex Offender Registration Act. Provides for registration under the Act of a person convicted of a battery if: (1) the State's Attorney filed a notice contemporaneous with or included in the summons, complaint, or other document charging th...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4305IntroAmends the Charter Schools Law of the School Code. Provides that a charter school may not adopt or enforce a policy on promotion that does not promote students to the next higher grade level solely because of unsatisfactory completion of physical fit...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4413IntroAmends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that for purposes of the Act, "addicted to narcotics" does not include possession or use of cannabis that is lawful under the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Program Act regardless of ...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0700IntroDeclares a "Children's Outdoor Bill of Rights".
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4171IntroAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that no fee shall be required if the records sought to be expunged or sealed were arrests resulting in release without charging or arrests or charges not initiated by arrest resulting in acquittal, dis...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0203IntroCreates the No Representation Without Population Act. Provides that the Department of Corrections shall collect and maintain an electronic record of the legal residence, outside of any correctional facility, and other demographic data for each person...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4064IntroCreates the Higher Education Fair Admissions Act. Provides that a public institution of higher education may not require applicants to submit standardized college admissions test scores to the institution as a part of the admissions process. Provides...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4630IntroAmends the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities Act. Provides that the Business Enterprise Council for Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities shall collaborate with each chief procurement officer to creat...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4629IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax credit for taxpayers who (i) are engaged in business as a healthy food retailer and (ii) during the taxable year, first locate a healthy food retail establishment in an area designated by the ...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4704IntroCreates the Right to Garden Act. Allows the State or a unit of local government to regulate gardens on residential property unless the statute or regulation has the practical effect of precluding gardens on residential property entirely. Defines the ...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4706IntroAmends the Counties Code and the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that the corporate authorities of a county or municipality may license or regulate businesses operating as a public accommodation that permit the consumption of cannabis on the busine...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4799IntroAmends the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act. Creates the Cannabis Equity Commission. Provides specified responsibilities for the Commission and names specified persons to act as ex officio and non-ex officio members. Provides that Commission members s...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4826IntroAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a home rule municipality with a population in excess of 1,000,000 may restructure the rates of an existing real estate transfer tax to specified amounts. Provides that if the municipality increases th...
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2020-06-23
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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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5481IntroAmends the Eviction Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that prior to entering a judgment in any eviction action, the court shall consider whether eviction will affect the tenant's health and well being, including the school attendance o...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4261IntroAmends the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Act. Creates the ICJIA Violence Reduction Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Provides that moneys in the Fund shall be used for grants by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority ...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4315IntroCreates the Agritourism Liability Act. Provides that an agritourism operator is not liable for injury or death of a participant resulting from the inherent risks of agritourism activities if the agritourism operator posts the required warning notice....
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4412IntroCreates the Outdoor Rx Program Act. Creates the Outside Rx Program to provide funds, through grants established by the Department of Public Health, for outdoor environmental, ecological, agricultural, or other natural resource or outdoor-based therap...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4705IntroAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that, in addition to any other tax that may be imposed, a municipality may also impose, by ordinance, a tax upon all persons engaged in the municipality in the business of acting as a resale facilitator. P...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5600IntroAmends the Security Deposit Return Act. Provides that a lessor shall return a security deposit, in full or in part, within 14 days (rather than 45) of the date that the lessee vacated the leased premises. Provides that for the lessor to withhold any ...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4063IntroAmends the School Code. With respect to school districts with more than 275,000 inhabitants, requires a school to provide written notification to the parent or guardian of any student who commits an act or acts of misconduct, and requires a copy of a...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4262IntroCreates the Domestic Violence Task Force Act. Creates the Domestic Violence Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall: (1) conduct a comprehensive review of the process, operation, and enforcement of current domestic violence laws across the Sta...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB4818IntroAmends the Adult Protective Services Act. Requires the Department on Aging to develop and implement a dementia training program that must include instruction on the identification of people with dementia, risks such as wandering, communication impair...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5012IntroAmends the School Code. Makes changes concerning sex education, including changing the name to sexual health and changing course requirements. Makes changes concerning family life course requirements. Amends the Critical Health Problems and Comprehen...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5618IntroAmends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that, beginning on July 1, 2020, breast pumps, breast pump collection and storage supplies, and breast pump kits are exem...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5469IntroAmends the Department of Natural Resources (Conservation) Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department shall establish the Outdoor Equity Grants Program, subject to adequate appropriation or private funding, to incre...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5472IntroCreates the Local Cannabis Licensing Act. Provides that a governmental unit (a county or municipality) may issue licenses for temporary events, cannabis clubs, and cannabis tours that will allow for the sale and consumption of cannabis or cannabis-in...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB5325IntroAmends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Allows the Illinois Student Assistance Commission to receive and consider applications for grant assistance for disproportionately underrepresented teachers. Provides that a student qualifies for a ...
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2020-06-23
To House Rules Committee
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