IL SB1485 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 42-0)
Status: Engrossed on April 12 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-05-28 - Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Creates the Racial Impact Note Act. Provides that every bill which has or could have a disparate impact on racial and ethnic minorities, upon the request of any member, shall have prepared for it, before second reading in the house of introduction, a brief explanatory statement or note that shall include a reliable estimate of the anticipated impact on those racial and ethnic minorities likely to be impacted by the bill. Specifies the contents and provides for the preparation of each racial impact note. Amends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Prohibits racial discrimination and harassment by State officers and employees. Provides that each State officer and employee shall annually complete a racial bias, discrimination, and harassment training program approved by the appropriate jurisdictional authority. Expands the jurisdiction of the Executive Ethics Commission to include allegations of racial discrimination and harassment by persons registered under the Lobbyist Registration Act. Provides that the personnel policies of units of local government shall prohibit racial discrimination and harassment. Defines "racial discrimination and harassment". Provides for rulemaking, including emergency rulemaking. Amends the Secretary of State Act. Provides the Secretary of State's Inspector General with jurisdiction to investigate complaints of racial discrimination and harassment by persons registered under the Lobbyist Registration Act. Amends the Lobbyist Registration Act. Prohibits racial discrimination and harassment by persons registered under the Lobbyist Registration Act. Provides that each registered lobbyist shall annually complete a racial bias, discrimination, and harassment training program approved by the Secretary of State. Defines "racial discrimination and harassment". Amends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Requires the Department of Human Rights to establish a racial discrimination and harassment hotline for the anonymous reporting of racial discrimination and harassment in both public and private places of employment, and to provide for reporting by both telephone and Internet. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act to provide for emergency rulemaking. Effective immediately.

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Roll Calls

2019-04-12 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 48 N: 0 NV: 11 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-05-28HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
2019-05-28HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jawaharial Williams
2019-05-28HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
2019-05-28HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
2019-05-28HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
2019-05-28HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
2019-05-28HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
2019-05-28HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
2019-05-28HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
2019-05-28HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
2019-05-28HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
2019-05-28HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
2019-05-28HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
2019-05-28HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
2019-05-28HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
2019-05-28HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
2019-05-28HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II
2019-05-28HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
2019-05-28HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
2019-05-28HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
2019-05-10HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2019-05-08HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
2019-04-30HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
2019-04-30HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
2019-04-30HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
2019-04-30HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
2019-04-29HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Celina Villanueva
2019-04-19HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
2019-04-12HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2019-04-12HouseFirst Reading
2019-04-12HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
2019-04-12HouseArrived in House
2019-04-12SenateThird Reading - Passed; 048-000-000
2019-04-04SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
2019-03-28SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
2019-03-27SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
2019-03-26SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
2019-03-26SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 27, 2019
2019-03-26SenateSecond Reading
2019-03-20SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
2019-03-20SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 21, 2019
2019-03-20SenateDo Pass State Government; 007-000-000
2019-03-20SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
2019-03-19SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
2019-03-14SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
2019-03-14SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
2019-03-13SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
2019-03-13SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
2019-03-13SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
2019-03-13SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
2019-03-12SenateAssigned to State Government
2019-03-06SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
2019-02-13SenateReferred to Assignments
2019-02-13SenateFirst Reading
2019-02-13SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford

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