Illinois Representative Terra Costa Howard [D]

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ILHB2208IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that the maximum reduction for the senior homestead exemption is $9,000 in counties with a population of more than 500,000 but not more than 1,000,000, $8,000 in counties with 3,000,000 or more inhabitants, and ...
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2019-10-18
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3878IntroRepeals the Railroad Intoxicating Liquor Act.
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2019-10-17
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3883IntroCreates the Flavored Tobacco Ban Act. Prohibits the sale or distribution by an establishment of any flavored tobacco product. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall enforce the Act and may adopt rules or guidelines for the implementation...
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2019-10-17
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3914IntroAmends the Public Community College Act. With regard to the members of a board of trustees of a community college district, provides that if a vacancy in the board occurs, the secretary of the board must publish the vacancy through at least one publi...
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2019-10-17
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3888IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Provides requirements for the prohibition of the conduct of ethylene oxide sterilization operations or other activities that emit ethylene oxide (and, for ethylene oxide sterilization sources, propylene oxide)...
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2019-10-17
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3624IntroCreates the Clean Energy Jobs Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2019-10-11
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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2019-10-11
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1458IntroAmends the Code of Civil Procedure. Defines "communication" and "restorative justice practice". Provides that communications received by a party in preparation for, during, or after a restorative justice practice are inadmissible in court unless the ...
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2019-10-04
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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2019-10-04
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2430IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that, for taxable years 2019 and thereafter, the maximum reduction for the senior citizens homestead exemption is $8,000 in all counties (currently, $8,000 in counties with 3,000,000 or more inhabitants and $5,0...
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2019-08-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1594IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax credit for an Illinois business that increases its average full-time employee head count in the State for the taxable year by more than 20% over its average full-time employee head count in th...
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2019-08-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2093IntroAmends the Illinois Workforce Innovation Board Act. Provides that on or before December 15, 2019, and on or before each December 15 thereafter, the Illinois Workforce Innovation Board must review labor market data and projections in this State and mu...
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2019-08-29
To House Rules Committee
ILSB0651PassAmends the Public Utilities Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title and applicability of the Electric Service Customer Choice and Rate Relief Law of 1997.
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2019-08-27
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0590
ILHB3550PassAmends 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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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0579
ILHB1561PassAmends the School Safety Drill Act. Requires all school boards of school districts to develop threat assessment protocols and to create threat assessment teams. Provides that the threat assessment team shall include specified personnel and other memb...
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0455
ILHB2076PassAmends 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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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0457
ILSB0664PassAmends the Continuum of Care Services for the Developmentally Disabled Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0582
ILSB0162PassAmends the Counties Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, Illinois Insurance Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, and the Illinois Public Aid Code. In provisions concerning coverage for mammograms, provides that coverage shall also include a d...
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0580
ILSB1515PassAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates a deduction for amounts included in the taxpayer's adjusted gross income for certain fringe benefits. Effective immediately.
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2019-08-26
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0585
ILHB3101PassCreates the Lodging Establishment Human Trafficking Recognition Training Act. Requires hotels and motels to train employees in the recognition of human trafficking and protocols for reporting observed human trafficking to the appropriate authority. P...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0499
ILHB3396PassAmends the Stalking No Contact Order Act. Provides that if an emergency stalking no contact order is granted on a court holiday or evening, the court shall immediately file a certified copy of the order with the sheriff or other law enforcement offic...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0508
ILHB2846PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. In provisions concerning treatment for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute onset neuropsychiatric syndrome, provides that treatment administe...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0488
ILHB3677PassCreates the Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act. Defines terms. Provides for: applicability; relation to other law; service; notice by posting; commissioners; determination of value; cotenant buyout; partition alternatives; considerations for par...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0520
ILHB2528PassAmends the Assumed Business Name Act. Provides that a person conducting or transacting business under an assumed name at his or her residence is not required to include his or her home address while complying with the publication requirements of the ...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0475
ILHB3606PassCreates 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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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0516
ILHB3687PassAmends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that upon commencement of a prosecution for a sex offense against a person known to be an employee of a school, the State's Attorney shall immediately provide the superintendent of schools or sc...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0521
ILSB1257PassAmends the Property Tax Code. In a Section concerning the Senior Citizens Homestead Exemption, provides that in all counties (now, in counties with less than 3,000,000 inhabitants), the county board may by resolution provide that if a person has been...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0545
ILSB0727PassAmends the Gubernatorial Boards and Commissions Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0534
ILSB0161PassAmends the Attorney General Act. Creates the Worker Protection Unit within the Office of the Illinois Attorney General to intervene in, initiate, enforce, and defend all criminal or civil legal proceedings on matters and violations relating to specif...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0527
ILSB2085PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Requires an individual or group policy of accident and health insurance or managed care organization that provides mental health benefits to provide reimbursement for benefits that are delivered through the psychia...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0574
ILSB1506PassAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Repeals a provision requiring the Department of Public Health to enforce provisions regarding ...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0555
ILSB1778PassAmends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Removes the list of mandated reports under the Act and instead lists several categories of professionals required to report suspected child abuse and neglect to the Department of Children and Famil...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0564
ILSB0111PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. In provisions concerning coverage for anesthetics provided in conjunction with dental care to an individual diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, removes the requirement that anesthetics be provided by a dentist...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0525
ILSB1214PassAmends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Public Health to ensure that those who draw blood from children and adults with intellectual and developmental disab...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0542
ILSB1641PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) to identify and flag college students who are potentially eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Provides that the...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0560
ILSB1791PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Changes all references to "Food Stamp Program" to "Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP) Program". Changes all references to the "Food Stamp Employment and Training Program" to the "SNAP Employment and Training...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0566
ILSB0944PassAmends the Taxi Safety Act of 2007. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0536
ILSB0726PassAmends the Executive Reorganization Implementation Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0533
ILSB1166PassAmends the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that, except as otherwise provided by law, no department shall deny an occupational or professional license based solely on the applicant's citizenship status or immigration status. Amends th...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0541
ILSB1669PassAmends the Illinois Lottery Law. Requires the Department of the Lottery, beginning on January 1, 2020 or as soon thereafter as is practical, to offer a special instant scratch-off game to benefit school technology. Requires the net revenue from that ...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0561
ILSB0456PassAmends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the purpose of the Act.
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0531
ILSB1573PassAmends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes technical changes to specify in provisions concerning provisional eligibility for long-term care services that: (i) the Department of Healthcare and Family Services must maintain the applicant's provisional ...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0559
ILHB3405PassAmends the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act. Provides that gratuities to employees are the property of the employees and may not be retained by an employer. Provides that an employer's retention of gratuities is an underpayment of wages for p...
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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0509
ILHB2304PassAmends 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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2019-08-23
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0469
ILHB0252PassAmends 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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2019-08-20
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0430
ILHB3503PassAmends the Illinois Insurance Code, the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971, the Counties Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, the School Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, the Limited Health Service Organization Act, the Voluntary ...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0393
ILHB3217PassCreates 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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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0392
ILSB0069PassAmends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that the court shall not order the sealing of the records of arrests or charges not initiated by arrest that result in a conviction for financial exploitation of an elderly person or a person with a di...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0394
ILHB2408PassCreates the Removal of Private Compromising Images Act. Defines terms. Provides that a person shall not post a private compromising image of another person online. Provides that a person may file a petition for a take-down order if the person discove...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0385
ILHB2766PassCreates the First Responders Suicide Prevention Act. Provides that emergency services personnel and public safety personnel may refer any person to an employee assistance program or peer support counselor within the emergency services provider or law...
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2019-08-16
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0375
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