Rep. Marty Moylan (D-Des Plaines) told The Daily Line Wednesday he plans to call his gun bill HB4117 Thursday morning. He says he is working on a floor amendment to improve the definition of “trigger modification device.”
Rep. Lisa Hernandez (D-Cicero) gave a brief, powerful floor speech introducing her page, Karina Espinosa. What began as a run-of-the-mill brag about the graduate student drew the chamber to a hush as Hernandez explained that her page was a DACA student, first brought to the U.S. illegally as an 11-year-old by her mother. Now, because Espinosa has DACA status, she can complete graduate school. On Tuesday, speaking to the House Executive Committee, Hernandez said 40% of one of her district’s school districts, is made up of undocumented students.
At 8:00 p.m. tonight Gov. Bruce Rauner will attend the Illinois Action for Children’s annual event, “A Night to Shine,” in the Grand Banking Hall of the Bridgeview Bank Building at 4753 N. Broadway, in Chicago.
The House will reconvene at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Expectations are for a brief session so members can get home before the end of the day. The Senate has adjourned until Nov. 7.