IL HB2838 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 44-0)
Status: Engrossed on April 3 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-05-31 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
Pending: Senate Assignments Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Amends the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act. Provides that, for contracts entered into on or after July 1, 2019, a direct contractor making or taking a contract in the State for the erection, construction, alteration, or repair of a building, structure, or other private work shall assume, and is liable for, any debt owed to a wage claimant or third party on the wage claimant's behalf, incurred by a subcontractor at any tier acting under, by, or for the direct contractor for the wage claimant's performance of labor included in the subject of the contract between the direct contractor and the owner. Provides for enforcement by the Department of Labor. Provides authorization for third parties owed fringe or other benefits or a joint labor-management cooperation committee to bring a civil action to enforce liability against a direct contractor. Provides exemptions for work done by an employee of the State or any political subdivision of the State. Provides requirements and guidelines for notice, awards, filing, and records retention. Provides that the new provisions are severable, and that the obligations and remedies provided are in addition to any obligations and remedies otherwise provided by law. Provides that nothing the Section shall alter specified obligations and penalties set forth in the State Prompt Payment Act. Effective immediately.

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Roll Calls

2019-04-03 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 70 N: 41 NV: 3 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2019-05-31SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
2019-05-30SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
2019-05-30SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Laura Fine
2019-05-30SenateAssigned to Judiciary
2019-05-30SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2019
2019-05-28SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
2019-05-28SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
2019-05-28SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
2019-04-03SenateReferred to Assignments
2019-04-03SenateFirst Reading
2019-04-03SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
2019-04-03SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
2019-04-03SenateArrive in Senate
2019-04-03HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 070-041-001
2019-04-02HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
2019-04-02HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
2019-04-02HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Yehiel M. Kalish
2019-04-02HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
2019-04-02HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
2019-04-02HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
2019-04-02HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
2019-04-02HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
2019-03-29HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Edly-Allen
2019-03-29HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
2019-03-29HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
2019-03-29HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
2019-03-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
2019-03-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
2019-03-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
2019-03-26HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2019-03-26HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2019-03-21HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2019-03-20HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Labor & Commerce Committee; 018-010-000
2019-03-14HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
2019-03-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Celina Villanueva
2019-03-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
2019-03-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
2019-03-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Martwick
2019-03-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
2019-03-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
2019-03-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lance Yednock
2019-03-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karina Villa
2019-03-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
2019-03-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
2019-03-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
2019-03-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
2019-03-12HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
2019-03-12HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
2019-03-12HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
2019-03-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
2019-03-08HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
2019-03-08HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
2019-03-08HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
2019-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
2019-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark L. Walker
2019-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
2019-03-07HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
2019-03-07HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
2019-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
2019-02-26HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
2019-02-14HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2019-02-14HouseFirst Reading
2019-02-14HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz

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