IL HB4743 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 16-1)
Status: Passed on November 30 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-11-30 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1140
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Amends the Equal Pay Act of 2003. Provides that no employer may discriminate between employees by paying wages to an African-American employee at a rate less than the rate at which the employer pays wages to another employee who is not African-American for the same or substantially similar work on a job that requires equal skill, effort, and responsibility and is performed under similar working conditions. Sets forth exceptions,

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2018-11-28 - Senate - Motion in Senate (Y: 49 N: 1 NV: 9 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-11-14 - House - Motion in House (Y: 75 N: 17 NV: 18 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2018-05-23 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 53 N: 0 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-03-07 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 66 N: 11 NV: 30 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2018-11-30HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1140
2018-11-30HouseEffective Date January 1, 2019
2018-11-30SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
2018-11-28HouseAmendatory Veto Overridden Both Houses
2018-11-28SenateOverride Amendatory Veto - Senate Passed 049-001-000
2018-11-28Senate3/5 Vote Required
2018-11-27SenateMotion Filed Override Amendatory Veto Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
2018-11-14SenatePlaced on Calendar Amendatory Veto November 15, 2018
2018-11-14HouseMotion Tabled
2018-11-14HouseOverride Amendatory Veto - House Passed 075-017-000
2018-11-14House3/5 Vote Required
2018-11-14HouseMotion Filed Override Amendatory Veto Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
2018-11-14HouseAmendatory Veto Motion - Motion Referred to Rules Committee
2018-11-14HouseAmendatory Veto Motion - Motion Filed Accept Amendatory Veto Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
2018-11-13HousePlaced on Calendar Amendatory Veto
2018-08-20HouseGovernor Amendatory Veto
2018-06-21HouseSent to the Governor
2018-05-23HousePassed Both Houses
2018-05-23SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
2018-05-23SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
2018-05-17SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 18, 2018
2018-05-17SenateSecond Reading
2018-05-09SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 10, 2018
2018-05-09SenateDo Pass Labor; 015-001-000
2018-04-25SenateAssigned to Labor
2018-03-12SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
2018-03-09SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
2018-03-09SenateReferred to Assignments
2018-03-09SenateFirst Reading
2018-03-09SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
2018-03-09SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
2018-03-09SenateArrive in Senate
2018-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
2018-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
2018-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
2018-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
2018-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
2018-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
2018-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
2018-03-07HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 066-011-000
2018-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven A. Andersson
2018-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K Smith
2018-03-06HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
2018-03-06HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2018-03-06HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2018-03-01HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2018-02-28HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Economic Justice & Equity Committee; 006-003-000
2018-02-23HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
2018-02-21HouseAssigned to Economic Justice & Equity Committee
2018-02-13HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-02-13HouseFirst Reading
2018-02-13HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford

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