IL SB0038 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Failed on January 13 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-01-13 - Session Sine Die
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Creates the Sexual Harassment No Contact Order Act. Provides for the issuance of a sexual harassment no contact order under specified circumstances. Adds provisions relating to proceedings to obtain, modify, vacate, or extend any sexual harassment no contact order. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012 to create the offense of violation of a sexual harassment no contact order. Makes conforming changes in the Protective Orders Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Amends the Code of Civil Procedure to limit nondisclosure agreements in sexual harassment settlements. Amends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Makes changes concerning: definitions; procedures following an employer's failure to post required notices; and employer disclosure requirements. Creates the Hotel and Casino Employee Safety Act. Requires hotels and casinos to adopt anti-sexual harassment policies and make panic buttons available to certain employees. Limits home rule powers. Amends the Illinois Freedom to Work Act to prohibit nondisclosure agreements between employers and low-wage employees. Amends the Victims' Economic Security and Safety Act to make the Act applicable in instances of sexual violence or harassment. Changes the definition of "sexual harassment" in the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act and the Lobbyist Registration Act. Creates the Stopping Predators from Evading Allegations of Abuse of Kids Act. Prohibits sexual abuse of children in youth sports and creates mandatory reporting requirements. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

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2021-01-13SenateSession Sine Die
2019-05-24SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Donald P. DeWitte
2019-05-23SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Donald P. DeWitte
2019-01-10SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
2019-01-10SenateReferred to Assignments
2019-01-10SenateFirst Reading
2019-01-10SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Melinda Bush

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