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Q2 2019 Legislation: Rep. Camille Y. Lilly sponsors or co-sponsors 105 bills

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By West Cook News | Aug 17, 2019

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Rep. Camille Y. Lilly (D-78) sponsored 11 bills in the second quarter of 2019, three more than the average Illinois state representative, and was added as a co-sponsor on 94 bills, 47 more than the average, according to a West Cook News analysis of data made available by the Illinois General Assembly.

During the second quarter, 117 representatives sponsored legislation, with Rep. Jay Hoffman (D-113) sponsoring the most with 36 bills. There were 120 representatives that co-sponsored legislation, with Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez (D-24) co-sponsoring 129 bills, more than any other representative.

When a bill is introduced to the House, the clerk reads the bill title before the House and it is automatically referred to the Rules Committee. If the Rules Committee thinks that the bill merits further consideration, it is assigned to another committee. If the committee reports favorably on the bill to the House, or if the committee has been discharged with respect to the bill, the bill will be ready for its second reading before the House.

According to House rules, a bill can be passed only after the House clerk has read the bill before the House on three separate days. However, many bills are introduced as shell bills in order to circumvent the rule requiring three readings before they can be passed. These shell bills, which are far more common in Illinois than in other states, are created with the purpose of beginning the often lengthy process of passing a new piece of legislation. But since they would only make trivial or meaningless changes in the law in the form that they initially appear, they are either left to die or are later changed to something more substantive that can be rushed to passage without bothering with procedure. This has the unfortunate effect of leading to laws that may not have been debated or discussed sufficiently.

Representatives that sponsor an inordinately large number of bills are often sponsoring many shell bills.

The following table shows the bills that Lilly sponsored in the second quarter.

Bill Number
Date Introduced
Short Description
April 9
DCEO-SERVICES COORDINATOR
April 9
STATE AGENCY BONUS PROHIBITION
April 9
REPORTING PRISONER DEATHS
April 11
SCHCD-EMPLOYEE TRAUMA TRAINING
April 8
MEMORIAL-MILDRED J. WILEY
April 10
DELTA DAY 2019
April 10
STOP THE BLEED DAY
April 11
TITLE INSURANCE ACT-VARIOUS
April 9
MHDDSA-FAMILY COUNSELING
May 1
PROMPT PAYMENT-CONTRACTORS
April 12
RACIAL DISCRIMINATION

The following table shows the bills to which Lilly was added as a co-sponsor in the second quarter.

Bill Number
Sponsors
Short Description
Rep. Kathleen Willis (D-77)
GOVERNMENT-TECH
Sen. John G. Mulroe (D-10)
BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS-DRUG PRICE
Rep. Monica Bristow (D-111)
INC TX-HEAD COUNT CREDIT
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford (D-8)
NO REPRESENTATION WITHOUT POP
Rep. Gregory Harris (D-13)
INC TX-WATER'S EDGE
Rep. Fred Crespo (D-44)
VOCATIONAL ACADEMIES-GRANTS
Rep. Sara Feigenholtz (D-12)
PROP TX-RENTAL HOUSING
Rep. Sam Yingling (D-62)
LOCAL RESIDENTIAL INSPECTIONS
Rep. Carol Ammons (D-103)
CRIMINAL LAW-TECH
Rep. Ann M. Williams (D-11); Sen. Melinda Bush (D-31)
EPA-LEAD-ACID BATTERIES
Rep. Mary E. Flowers (D-31)
DOMESTIC-ECONOMIC ABUSE
Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth (D-92)
ICJIA-PRETRIAL REPORTING
Rep. Mary E. Flowers (D-31); Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-16)
IDPH-FEDERAL FUNDING
Rep. Justin Slaughter (D-27)
ABOLISH MONETARY BAIL
Sen. Thomas Cullerton (D-23)
BUSINESS-TECH
Rep. Diane Pappas (D-45); Sen. Donald P. DeWitte (R-33)
KENNEL OPERATION-FIRE ALARMS
Rep. Mary E. Flowers (D-31); Sen. Rachelle Crowe (D-56)
PROBATE-ASSAULT OF ELDERLY
Rep. Natalie A. Manley (D-98); Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-49)
INS CODE-HEARING AIDS
Rep. Joyce Mason (D-61)
PROCURE DOMESTIC PRODUCTS
Rep. Robert Martwick (D-19); Sen. Omar Aquino (D-2)
STUDENT ONLINE PROTECTION
Rep. Mary E. Flowers (D-31)
$ISBE-CPS-SCHOOL NURSES
Rep. Mary E. Flowers (D-31)
MEDICAID-CHILDBEARING WOMEN
Rep. Mary E. Flowers (D-31)
MEDICAID-DOULA-MIDWIFE SERVICE
Rep. Fred Crespo (D-44); Sen. Laura Ellman (D-21)
PROP TX-SENIOR HOMESTEAD
Rep. Kathleen Willis (D-77)
CRIMINAL LAW-TECH
Rep. Carol Ammons (D-103)
COURTS-TECH
Rep. Sue Scherer (D-96)
US CONST-ART V-APPLICATION
Rep. Michelle Mussman (D-56)
NEW SEXUAL HARASSMENT RULES
Rep. Will Guzzardi (D-39)
AFFORDABLE HOUSING-INVESTMENT
Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth (D-92)
COMMEND-CRIME SURVIVORS
Rep. Daniel Swanson (R-74)
SPINAL ATROPHY AWARENESS MONTH
Rep. André Thapedi (D-32)
LEGALIZED CANNABIS-AG STUDY
Rep. André Thapedi (D-32)
SPORTS WAGERING-IGB STUDY
Rep. André Thapedi (D-32)
SPORTS WAGERING-IGB STUDY
Rep. André Thapedi (D-32)
LEGALIZED CANNABIS-AG STUDY
Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez (D-24)
VIOLENCE-HEALTH CRISIS
Sen. Iris Y. Martinez (D-20); Rep. Delia C. Ramirez (D-4)
LICENSE-REMOVE CITIZENSHIP REQ
Sen. Linda Holmes (D-42); Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch (D-7)
CHARTER SCH COMMISSION-ABOLISH
Sen. Chuck Weaver (R-37); Rep. Rita Mayfield (D-60)
PRISONER ACCESS JOB WEBSITES
Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-16); Rep. Sonya M. Harper (D-6)
CD CORR-PROBATION VIOLATION
Sen. John G. Mulroe (D-10); Rep. Robert Rita (D-28)
CREDIT UNION ACT-VARIOUS
Rep. Anna Moeller (D-43)
ESTATES-HEALTH DIRECTIVES
Sen. Julie A. Morrison (D-29)
JUV CT-DURATION OF WARDSHIP
Sen. Michael E. Hastings (D-19)
STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING-SUNSET
Sen. Laura Ellman (D-21)
OPEN OPERATING STANDARDS ACT
Sen. Andy Manar (D-48)
LINCOLN PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY
Sen. Don Harmon (D-39); Rep. Robert Martwick (D-19)
CONAMEND-INCOME TAX RATES
Rep. Sonya M. Harper (D-6); Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr. (D-17)
CD CORR-SENTENCING-REDUCE
Rep. Celina Villanueva (D-21)
IMMIGRATION STATUS-ACCESS
Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-49)
SCH CD-ACADEMIC SUPPORT
Rep. Mary E. Flowers (D-31); Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-16)
PREGNANCY & CHILDBIRTH RIGHTS
Rep. Katie Stuart (D-112); Sen. Andy Manar (D-48)
SCH CD-MINIMUM TEACHER SALARY
Rep. Nicholas K. Smith (D-34); Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr. (D-17)
SCH CD-CHI-SCHOOL CLOSING
Rep. Justin Slaughter (D-27); Sen. Iris Y. Martinez (D-20)
DHS-BUILDING TRADES PROGRAM
Rep. LaToya Greenwood (D-114); Sen. Christopher Belt (D-57)
CRIM&TRAFFIC ASSESS ACT-FUNDS
Rep. Justin Slaughter (D-27); Sen. Patricia Van Pelt (D-5)
STATEWIDE GANG DATABASE-REPEAL
Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit (D-84); Sen. Cristina Castro (D-22)
SCH CD-SCH BOOKING STATION
Rep. Delia C. Ramirez (D-4); Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson (D-40)
INCARCERATED PARENTS-CHILDREN
Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr. (D-5); Sen. Mattie Hunter (D-3)
SCH CD-CHILD OPPORTUNITY ZONE
Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr. (D-17)
IDPH-HEMORRHAGE TRAINING
Sen. Christopher Belt (D-57)
IDPH-MATERNAL MENTAL HEALTH
Sen. Mattie Hunter (D-3)
HOSPITALS-OPIOID ANTAGONIST
Sen. Laura Ellman (D-21); Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit (D-84)
COMM COLL-VOCATION SCHOLARSHIP
Sen. Christopher Belt (D-57); Rep. LaToya Greenwood (D-114)
VETERAN MEMORIAL MARKERS
Sen. Laura M. Murphy (D-28); Rep. Karina Villa (D-49)
SCHOOL CODE-ASTHMA MEDICATION
Rep. Michael J. Zalewski (D-23)
PROP TX-SENIOR HOMESTEAD
Sen. Ram Villivalam (D-8); Rep. Theresa Mah (D-2)
ASSISTED LIVING-DISCRIMINATION
Sen. Heather A. Steans (D-7)
DHS-CHILD CARE PROGRAM
Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson (D-40); Rep. William Davis (D-30)
PROP TX-INCOME PRODUCING PROP
Sen. Mattie Hunter (D-3); Rep. La Shawn K. Ford (D-8)
VEH CD-LICENSE-CHILD SUPPORT
Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth (D-92)
INSTALLMENT SALES-DEFINITIONS
Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr. (D-17); Rep. Arthur Turner (D-9)
FILM TAX CREDIT-PERMANENT
Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr. (D-17); Rep. Justin Slaughter (D-27)
CRIM PRO-INCARCERATION CREDIT
Sen. Emil Jones, III (D-14); Rep. André Thapedi (D-32)
COMPLETE COUNT COMMISSION
Sen. Robert Peters (D-13); Rep. Nicholas K. Smith (D-34)
SNAP-COLLEGE STUDENTS
Sen. Antonio Muñoz (D-1); Rep. La Shawn K. Ford (D-8)
SCH CD-OFFICE OF SCH SAFETY
Sen. John G. Mulroe (D-10); Rep. Deb Conroy (D-46)
IN-OFFICE MEMBERSHIP CARE ACT
Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II (D-25)
PARTITION OF HEIRS PROPERTY
Sen. Omar Aquino (D-2); Rep. Carol Ammons (D-103)
VEH CD-LICENSE TO WORK ACT
Sen. Melinda Bush (D-31); Rep. Deb Conroy (D-46)
NEEDLE AND HYPODERMIC ACCESS
Sen. Melinda Bush (D-31); Rep. Kathleen Willis (D-77)
WORKPLACE TRANSPARENCY ACT
Sen. Neil Anderson (R-36); Rep. Robert Rita (D-28)
REG SUNSET-REAL ESTATE LICENSE
Sen. Laura M. Murphy (D-28); Rep. Justin Slaughter (D-27); Rep. Michael J. Madigan (D-22)
CRIM PRO-VIDEO-SENTENCING
Rep. Jonathan Carroll (D-57)
PERSONNEL CD-ELIGIBILITY LISTS
Sen. Laura Fine (D-9); Rep. Sara Feigenholtz (D-12)
JUV CT-FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAM
Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson (D-40)
BANKING-CANNABIS BUSINESSES
Sen. Omar Aquino (D-2); Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch (D-7)
JAILS-PRISONS-VOTING
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4)
SCH CD-PARENT-VICTIM-SERVICES
Sen. Iris Y. Martinez (D-20)
SCH CD-EMPLOYMENT-OFFENDERS
Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins (D-16)
PILOT PROGRAM-COOK CO-EXPUNGE
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4)
ALTERNATIVE ELEC/GAS SUPPLIERS
Sen. Martin A. Sandoval (D-11)
DUI PREVENTION AND EDUCATION
Sen. Melinda Bush (D-31)
HOTEL CASINO EMPLOYEE SAFETY
Rep. Sam Yingling (D-62)
DRAINAGE DISTRICTS-DISSOLUTION

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