Illinois Representative Sonya Harper [D]

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ILHB2118EnrollAmends the Survivor Support and Trafficking Prevention Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Repeals a provision making the Article inoperative on and after June 30, 2019. Effective immediately.
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
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
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
ILSB1583EnrollAmends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that an arrest warrant issued for an offender who violated a condition of his or her probation, conditional discharge, or supervision where there is danger of his or her fleeing the jurisdiction or cau...
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2019-06-21
Sent to the Governor
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
ILSB1378EnrollAmends the Jury Act. Provides that except as otherwise specifically provided by statute, no person who is qualified and able to serve as a juror may be excluded from jury service in any court of this State on the basis of, among other things, sexual ...
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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILHB3531EnrollAmends the Hospital Licensing Act. Provides that if a hospital has a gestational surrogacy contract on file for a gestational surrogate or has otherwise received the gestational surrogacy contract from a gestational surrogate, the hospital may not de...
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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1468EnrollAmends the Veterans' and Military Discount Program Act. Provides that veterans, military personnel, and those spouses and dependents of veterans and military personnel who have been issued valid Military ID or Military Dependent ID cards (rather than...
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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1425EnrollAmends the Suicide Prevention, Education, and Treatment Act. Makes changes concerning the findings of the General Assembly. Creates the Office of Suicide Prevention within the Department of Public Health for the purpose of implementing the Act. Requi...
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2019-06-20
Sent to the Governor
ILSB1890PassAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that whenever the appearance in person in court, in either a civil or criminal proceeding, is required of anyone held in a place of custody or confinement operated by the State or any of its pol...
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2019-06-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0018
ILHB2177EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that, upon request, the school board of a school district that maintains grades 10 through 12 may posthumously award a diploma to any service member who was killed in action while performing active military duty in th...
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILHB0035EnrollAmends the Grow Your Own Teacher Education Act. Makes changes to the definitions of "cohort", "eligible school", and "hard-to-staff school", and defines "dual credit course". Provides that Grown Your Own Illinois (rather than the Board of Higher Educ...
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2205EnrollAmends the Chicago School District Article of the School Code. With regard to a proposed school closure, requires the chief executive officer to publish on the school district's website a full financial report on the closure that includes an analysis...
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2019-06-19
Sent to the Governor
ILSB0156EnrollAmends the Department of Innovation and Technology Act and the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Director of Corrections and the Secretary of Innovation and Technology shall jointly adopt a rule or best practices protocol that permits ea...
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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
ILHB2028EnrollAmends the State Police Act. Provides that the Department of State Police shall pay directly or reimburse, up to a maximum of $20,000 (rather than $10,000) the burial expenses of each State police officer who is killed in the line of duty.
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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
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
ILHB2897EnrollAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department shall investigate and apply for federal funding opportunities, including, but not limited to, a specified federal ...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
ILHB2433EnrollAmends the Hospital Licensing Act and the University of Illinois Hospital Act. Requires every hospital to ensure that it has the proper instruments available for taking a pregnant woman's blood pressure. Provides that the Department of Public Health ...
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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
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
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
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
ILHB2665EnrollAmends the Consent by Minors to Health Care Services Act. Provides that a minor of 12 years or older who may have come into contact with any sexually transmitted disease or may be determined to be an intoxicated person or a person with a substance us...
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2019-06-14
Sent to the Governor
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
ILSB2023EnrollAmends the Illinois Banking Act and the Illinois Credit Union Act. Provides that the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation shall not: issue an order against a financial institution for unsafe or unsound banking practices solely because t...
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2019-06-12
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
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
ILHB2233EnrollAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Repeals a provision regarding special interrogatories in verdicts. Effective immediately.
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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
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
ILHB2627EnrollAmends the School Code. Provides that a student may not be questioned or detained at a school site at which students are detained in connection with criminal charges or allegations, taken into custody, or engaged with law enforcement personnel withou...
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2019-06-01
Passed Both Houses
ILHR0424PassDeclares the month of May of 2019 as "Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month" in the State of Illinois.
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2019-06-01
Resolution Adopted
ILHR0390PassCreates the Commission on the Social Status of Black Males to study the social conditions of black males, develop strategies to remedy or assist in remedying serious adversities, and make recommendations to improve the educational, social, economic, ...
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2019-06-01
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
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
ILHB2304EnrollAmends the Department of Human Services Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to establish a Youth Training and Education in the Building Trades Program to award grants to community-based organizations for the purpose of establishing trainin...
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2019-06-01
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
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
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
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
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
ILHB2895EnrollAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall ensure that all hospitals require specified employees to complete educational training on t...
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2019-05-31
Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
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
ILHB3053EngrossAmends the School Code. Creates the School District Efficiency Commission. Provides for the membership and support of the Commission. Requires the Commission to make recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly on the number of school dis...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB0190EngrossAmends the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, a school board shall require its schools to connect at-risk students in need of academic support to either community-based or in-school academic support; defines "at-ris...
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2019-05-31
To Senate Assignments Committee
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
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