IL HB4179 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on October 19 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-10-19 - Referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that it is the public policy of the State to secure from all individuals within the State the freedom from discrimination against any individual because of the individual's family responsibilities. Defines "family responsibilities" as an employee's actual or perceived provision of care to a family member, whether in the past, present, or future. Makes a corresponding change in the definition of "unlawful discrimination".

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2021-10-19HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2021-10-19HouseFirst Reading
2021-10-19HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz

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