IL HB2547 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 37-0)
Status: Introduced on February 13 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-10-30 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Creates the Racial Impact Note Act. Provides that every bill which has or could have a disparate impact on racial and ethnic minorities, upon the request of any member, shall have prepared for it, before second reading in the house of introduction, a brief explanatory statement or note that shall include a reliable estimate of the anticipated impact on those racial and ethnic minorities likely to be impacted by the bill. Specifies the contents and provides for the preparation of each racial impact note. Amends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Prohibits racial discrimination and harassment by State officers and employees. Provides that each State officer and employee shall annually complete a racial bias, discrimination, and harassment training program approved by the appropriate jurisdictional authority. Expands the jurisdiction of the Executive Ethics Commission to include allegations of racial discrimination and harassment by persons registered under the Lobbyist Registration Act. Provides that the personnel policies of units of local government shall prohibit racial discrimination and harassment. Defines "racial discrimination and harassment". Provides for rulemaking, including emergency rulemaking. Amends the Secretary of State Act. Provides the Secretary of State's Inspector General with jurisdiction to investigate complaints of racial discrimination and harassment by persons registered under the Lobbyist Registration Act. Amends the Lobbyist Registration Act. Prohibits racial discrimination and harassment by persons registered under the Lobbyist Registration Act. Provides that each registered lobbyist shall annually complete a racial bias, discrimination, and harassment training program approved by the Secretary of State. Defines "racial discrimination and harassment". Amends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Requires the Department of Human Rights to establish a racial discrimination and harassment hotline for the anonymous reporting of racial discrimination and harassment in both public and private places of employment, and to provide for reporting by both telephone and Internet. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act to provide for emergency rulemaking. Effective immediately.

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2019-10-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
2019-10-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
2019-10-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
2019-10-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
2019-10-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
2019-10-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
2019-10-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
2019-10-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
2019-10-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
2019-10-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II
2019-10-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
2019-10-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
2019-10-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jawaharial Williams
2019-10-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
2019-10-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
2019-10-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
2019-10-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
2019-10-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
2019-10-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
2019-10-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
2019-10-30HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
2019-03-29HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2019-03-19HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
2019-03-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
2019-03-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
2019-03-13HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
2019-03-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Celina Villanueva
2019-03-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
2019-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
2019-03-07HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
2019-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
2019-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
2019-03-06HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Carol Ammons
2019-03-06HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
2019-03-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
2019-03-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
2019-03-06HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
2019-03-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
2019-02-26HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
2019-02-13HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2019-02-13HouseFirst Reading
2019-02-13HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Camille Y. Lilly

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51005-45Amended CodeCitation Text
54305-10.10New CodeSee Bill Text
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54305-70New CodeSee Bill Text
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77552-108New CodeSee Bill Text

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