Illinois Representative Terra Costa Howard [D] | Introduced

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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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2019-07-19
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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2019-07-19
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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2019-07-19
To House Rules Committee
ILHJRCA0027IntroProposes to amend the Finance Article of the Illinois Constitution. Provides that expenditures shall not exceed proposed revenue (rather than funds) estimated to be available for a fiscal year. Provides that except for deficiency or emergency appropr...
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2019-07-18
To House Rules Committee
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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2019-07-18
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0476IntroCongratulates the Glen Ellyn Park District on its 100th anniversary.
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2019-07-16
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Terra Costa Howard
ILHB3624IntroCreates the Clean Energy Jobs Act. Contains only a short title provision.
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2019-07-15
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3349IntroAmends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity shall create a Clean Water Workforce Pipeline Program to provide grants and...
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2019-07-03
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0204IntroUrges the Department of Health and Human Services to overturn 84 FR 7714, which would render clinics that perform abortion services to be ineligible for Title X funding and not allow doctors to give referrals for abortion services.
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2019-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0209IntroUrges Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and the Department of Education to withdraw the proposed rule and instead pursue policies that reflect the concerns raised by law enforcement, create a safe environment for victims to report instances, aggressive...
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2019-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0255IntroUrges an investment of $1 billion by the State for affordable housing to be included in the next capital budget.
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2019-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHR0185IntroUrges that any new capital spending plan include a significant new initiative to fund the acquisition, restoration, and management of natural areas and open spaces.
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2019-07-02
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0096IntroAmends the Criminal Code of 2012. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
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2019-06-06
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2522IntroCreates the Legislative Accessibility Act. Provides that the General Assembly shall make all efforts to increase public accessibility to the General Assembly, and specifies the efforts to be included. Provides that the Secretary of State shall make a...
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2019-06-01
To House Rules Committee
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
ILHB1468IntroAmends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that the Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission shall study and make recommendations to the General Assembly regarding the availability of youth services to reduce the use of detention and prevent d...
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2019-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3432IntroAmends the School Code. Requires each school district to maintain an on-site trauma kit at each school of the district for bleeding emergencies. Provides that at least once every 2 years, a school board shall conduct in-service training for all schoo...
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2019-05-31
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2974IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that a taxpayer who is a family caregiver is eligible to receive a nonrefundable income tax credit in an amount equal to 100% of the eligible expenditures incurred by the taxpayer during the taxable year r...
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2019-05-30
To House Rules Committee
ILHB1441IntroCreates the Wholesale Importation of Prescription Drugs Act. Requires the Department of Public Health to design an importation program where the State is the licensed wholesaler of imported drugs from licensed, regulated Canadian suppliers. Requires ...
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2019-05-30
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3493IntroCreates the Prescription Drug Affordability Act. Defines terms. Creates the Prescription Drug Affordability Board and includes provisions regarding: purpose; members; alternate members; conflict of interest; terms; additional staff; salary; compensat...
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2019-05-30
To House Rules Committee
ILHB0350IntroAmends the Downstate Teachers and State Universities Articles of the Illinois Pension Code. Requires an employer to make an additional employer contribution for a participant whose earnings for any academic year used to determine the final rate of ea...
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2019-05-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3409IntroAmends the State Fire Marshal Act. Provides that the Office of the State Fire Marshal shall adopt new rules for the storage, handling, and use of ethylene oxide for sterilization and fumigation in accordance with Section 55 of the National Fire Prote...
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2019-05-28
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2600IntroCreates the Illinois Disability Integration Act. Provides that no public entity or long-term service or support (LTSS) insurance provider shall deny an individual with an LTSS disability who is eligible for institutional placement community-based lon...
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2019-05-23
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2498IntroAmends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, the Service Occupation Tax Act, and the Retailers' Occupation Tax Act. Reduces the rate of tax on diapers and baby wipes to 1% (currently, 6.25%), changing the distribution of the proceeds from the tax...
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2019-05-21
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3632IntroAmends the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act. Provides that an "abused child" includes a child whose parent or immediate family member, among others, causes or permits a child to suffer unjustifiable or significant mental suffering. Amends the...
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2019-05-21
To House Rules Committee
ILHB3648IntroAmends the General Assembly Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that none of the benefits provided for in the Article shall be paid to any person who (i) first becomes a member on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act and (ii) ...
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2019-05-20
To House Rules Committee
ILHB2900IntroAmends the Illinois Income Tax Act if and only if Senate Bill 1 of the 101st General Assembly becomes law. Provides that a withholding tax credit for full-time equivalent employees created in Senate Bill 1 applies for reporting periods that begin on ...
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2019-05-16
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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