IL HB2981 | 2023-2024 | 103rd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 16 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-03-10 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Equal Pay Act of 2003. Provides that it is unlawful for an employer to compel or coerce a job applicant to purchase anything of value, including, but not limited to, instances where an employer requires the payment of a fee or consideration of any type from a job applicant for employment. Makes conforming changes to provisions concerning violations of the Act and fines and penalties.

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2023-03-10HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2023-03-08HouseTo Job Growth & Workforce Development Subcommittee
2023-02-28HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
2023-02-16HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2023-02-16HouseFirst Reading
2023-02-16HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Amy Elik

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