IL HB5516 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on February 16 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-05-31 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that it is a civil rights violation for any employer, employment agency, labor organization, or public employer to refuse to hire, to segregate, or to act with respect to recruitment, hiring or selection for training or apprenticeship on the basis of a prospective employee's status as unemployed.

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2018-05-31HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2018-05-25HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2018
2018-05-23HouseTo Commercial Law Subcommittee
2018-05-23HouseRemains in Judiciary - Civil Committee
2018-05-23HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Judiciary - Civil Committee; 001-003-000; -FAILED
2018-05-14HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 25, 2018
2018-05-14HouseTo Commercial Law Subcommittee
2018-05-14HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
2018-05-01HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2018-04-20HouseTo Commercial Law Subcommittee
2018-04-18HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
2018-04-16HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 1, 2018
2018-04-16HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
2018-02-16HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-02-16HouseFirst Reading
2018-02-16HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Nicholas K Smith

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