Illinois Representative Terra Costa Howard [D]

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ILSB1346EngrossAmends the Property Tax Code. With respect to the Senior Citizens Assessment Freeze Homestead Exemption, provides that, beginning in assessment year 2019, the taxpayer's household income shall be reduced by any amounts paid as Medicare premiums. Effe...
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2019-05-10
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1711EngrossAmends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Provides that the Department of State Police shall annually compile and submit a report to the Governor and General Assembly no later than May 31 of each calendar year on the number of per...
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2019-05-10
To House Rules Committee
ILSB1829EngrossCreates the Workplace Transparency Act. Provides that an employer shall not enter into a contract or agreement with an employee or applicant if that contract or agreement contains a nondisclosure or nondisparagement clause or forced arbitration claus...
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2019-05-10
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0457IntroAmends the Environmental Protection Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning noise.
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2019-05-08
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1440EngrossAmends the Sexual Assault Evidence Submission Act. Provides that the State Police shall by rule establish a sexual assault evidence tracking system that conforms to the recommendations made by the Sexual Assault Evidence Tracking and Reporting Commis...
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2019-05-07
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
ILHB3808IntroAppropriates $2,885,000 from the General Revenue Fund to the Department of Children and Family Services to make grants to assist the Illinois Association of Court Appointed Special Advocates. Effective July 1, 2019.
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2019-05-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2815IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that beginning no later than October 1, 2019, and for each State fiscal year thereafter, the monthly personal needs allowance required under Title XIX of the Social Secur...
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2019-04-19
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2988PassAmends the Counties Code. In provisions concerning winds farms and electric-generating wind devices, makes the provisions applicable even if a county has or has not formed a zoning commission and adopted formal zoning. Clarifies that only a county ma...
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2019-04-19
Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0004
ILHB2443IntroAmends the Counties Code. Provides that the county board or board of county commissioners of a county may prohibit the sale of and the use of coal tar sealant product and high polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon sealant product on any surface, except for...
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2019-04-18
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
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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2019-04-16
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2816IntroAmends the Adult Guardianship Article of the Probate Act of 1975. Deletes language providing that if the respondent is unable to pay the fee of the guardian ad litem or appointed counsel, or both, the court may enter an order for the petitioner to pa...
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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
ILHB3700IntroAmends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a policy of accident and health insurance or managed care plan that provides coverage for prescription drugs shall provide coverage for prescription inhalants for those 18 years old or younger sufferi...
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2019-04-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0058PassUrges the Illinois Department of Public Health to adopt new guidelines for painkillers.
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2019-04-12
Resolution Adopted
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
ILHB2845IntroAmends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that a Medicaid managed care plan amended, delivered, issued, or renewed after the effective date of the amendatory Act must provide individuals under 21 years of age cov...
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2019-04-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3305IntroAmends the School Code. Creates the Make Sexual Abuse Fully Extinct Task Force to address issues concerning the sexual abuse of students in school-related settings. Provides for the membership, meetings, and support of the Task Force. Provides that t...
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2019-04-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0158IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that, from February 1, 2020 through January 31, 2021, the amount transferred from the General Revenue Fund to the Local Government Distributive Fund shall be: (i) 8.5% of the net revenue realized from the ...
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2019-04-12
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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2019-04-12
To House Rules Committee
ILHJR0027EngrossCalls on the 116th United States Congress to pass the Dream Act.
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2019-04-12
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
ILHB3407IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that a taxpayer who has incurred at least $20,000 in undergraduate student loan debt and has at least $5,000 in outstanding undergraduate student loan debt at the time of the application is entitled to a c...
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2019-04-11
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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ILHB3198EngrossAmends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that not less than 75% of the amounts collected by a municipality within DuPage County pursuant to the municipal hotel operators' occupation tax and municipal hotel use tax shall be used to promote tourism...
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2019-04-04
To Senate Assignments Committee
ILHB3102IntroCreates the Small Business Advocate Act. Creates the four independent Offices of the Executive Small Business Advocate for the Attorney General, the Secretary of State, the Comptroller, and the Treasurer. Provides that every State agency consisting o...
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2019-04-04
To House Rules Committee
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
ILHR0085PassDeclares April 2, 2019 as Pay Equity Day.
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2019-04-02
Resolution Adopted
ILHB2817IntroAmends the Regional Transportation Authority Act. Provides that on and after July 1, 2019, any fixed route public transportation services provided by or through the Commuter Rail Board shall be provided at a 50% discounted fare off the non-discounted...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2159IntroAmends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Requires coverage for breast pumps approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires coverage under the medical a...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3553IntroAmends the Counties Code and the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a county or municipality may not pass an ordinance or resolution restricting enforcement of any State law or regulation concerning the ownership or use of firearms unless permitt...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3708IntroCreates the Family and Medical Leave Act. Provides that employees are entitled to 12 weeks of leave during a calendar year. Provides that leave may be used for absence from work due to (1) personal illness, injury, or medical appointment of the emplo...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0872IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. With respect to the Senior Citizens Assessment Freeze Homestead Exemption, provides that, beginning in assessment year 2019, the taxpayer's household income shall be reduced by any amounts paid as Medicare premiums. Effe...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2062IntroCreates the Freedom to Disclose Act. Provides that an employer may not require an employee or prospective employee to sign a nondisclosure agreement, waiver, or other document that prevents the employee from disclosing sexual harassment or sexual vio...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2061IntroAmends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that charges alleging a violation under provisions concerning employment may be filed and deemed timely if filed within 3 years after the date of the alleged violation. Effective immediately.
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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
ILHB2769IntroAmends the Crime and Traffic Assessment Act. Provides that an additional assessment of $100 shall be imposed upon any person who pleads guilty, is convicted of, or who receives a disposition of court supervision for, a sex offense or an attempted sex...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2105IntroAmends the School Code. Requires a school board to adopt a mass incident policy and procedure guide that outlines the procedures that must be followed if a mass incident occurs within a school; defines "mass incident". Provides that the guide must in...
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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
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
ILHB2125IntroAmends the State Finance Act, the Motor Fuel Tax Law, the Emergency Telephone System Act, the Riverboat Gambling Act, and the Video Gaming Act. Provides that, in the absence of an appropriation for any State fiscal year, moneys that are required to b...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3022IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Increases the penalties for stalking, aggravated stalking, and cyberstalking by one class if the victim of the offense is under 18 years of age at the time of the offense.
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2185IntroAmends the Property Tax Code. Provides that a taxpayer who has been granted a senior citizens homestead exemption need not reapply for the exemption. Provides that the county assessor shall establish procedures with the county recorder of deeds or th...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1601IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012 concerning the offenses of intimidation and aggravated intimidation. Provides that a person also commits intimidation when, with intent to cause another to perform or to omit the performance of any act, he or she comm...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3104IntroAmends the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act. Provides that 180 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, an applicant for the issuance or renewal of a Firearm Owner's Identification Card shall include a full set of his or her fingerp...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1459IntroAmends the Nurse Practice Act. Ratifies and approves the Nurse Licensure Compact, which allows for the issuance of multistate licenses that allow nurses to practice in their home state and other compact states. Provides that the Compact does not supe...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2191IntroAmends the Early Intervention Services System Act. Provides that, for State fiscal years 2020 through 2022, the Department of Human Services shall increase reimbursement rates for early intervention services and related services by 3% each State fisc...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1486IntroAmends the Humane Care for Animals Act. Provides that a person who willfully or maliciously tortures, mutilates, injures, disables, poisons, or kills any animal used by a law enforcement department or agency in the performance of the functions or dut...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2785IntroCreates the Geolocation Privacy Protection Act. Defines "geolocation information", "location-based application", "private entity", and "user". Provides that a private entity may not collect, use, store, or disclose geolocation information from a loca...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1474IntroAmends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides for specified rights of complainants under the Act. Defines terms. Effective immediately.
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2019-03-29
To House Rules Committee
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