IL SB0858 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Passed on August 18 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-08-18 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0225
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Amends the Illinois Freedom to Work Act. Provides that "low-wage employee" means an employee whose earnings do not exceed the greater of (1) the hourly rate equal to the minimum wage required by the applicable federal, State, or local minimum wage law or (2) $13.00 per hour (instead of an employee who earns the greater of the applicable minimum wage or $13.00 per hour). Effective immediately.

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Roll Calls

2017-05-24 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 113 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2017-04-25 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 54 N: 0 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-08-18SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0225
2017-08-18SenateEffective Date August 18, 2017
2017-08-18SenateGovernor Approved
2017-06-22SenateSent to the Governor
2017-05-24SenatePassed Both Houses
2017-05-24HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
2017-05-24HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
2017-05-22HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2017-05-22HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2017-05-22HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Labor & Commerce Committee
2017-05-19HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2017-05-19HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
2017-05-18HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2017-05-17HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Labor & Commerce Committee; 022-000-000
2017-05-09HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
2017-05-05HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
2017-05-03HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-05-03HouseFirst Reading
2017-05-02HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
2017-04-25HouseArrived in House
2017-04-25SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
2017-04-25SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
2017-03-30SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 4, 2017
2017-03-30SenateSecond Reading
2017-03-20SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
2017-03-01SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 2, 2017
2017-03-01SenateDo Pass Labor; 016-000-000
2017-02-08SenateAssigned to Labor
2017-02-07SenateReferred to Assignments
2017-02-07SenateFirst Reading
2017-02-07SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Patricia Van Pelt

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