IL SB1697 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 17-0)
Status: Passed on August 11 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-08-11 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0100
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Amends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that it is a violation for an employer to impose as a condition of obtaining or retaining employment any term or condition that requires a person to violate or forgo a sincerely held practice of his or her religion including the wearing of any attire, clothing, or facial hair in accordance with the requirements of his or her religion. Effective immediately.

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Roll Calls

2017-05-22 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 93 N: 18 NV: 2 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2017-04-27 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 55 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-08-11SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0100
2017-08-11SenateEffective Date August 11, 2017
2017-08-11SenateGovernor Approved
2017-06-14SenateSent to the Governor
2017-05-22SenatePassed Both Houses
2017-05-22HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
2017-05-22HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
2017-05-22HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
2017-05-22HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
2017-05-22HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
2017-05-22HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
2017-05-22HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
2017-05-22HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 093-018-000
2017-05-19HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Juliana Stratton
2017-05-19HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2017-05-19HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2017-05-19HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
2017-05-18HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2017-05-17HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Labor & Commerce Committee; 022-003-000
2017-05-17HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
2017-05-16HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
2017-05-15HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
2017-05-09HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
2017-05-09HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-05-09HouseFirst Reading
2017-05-04HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
2017-04-27HouseArrived in House
2017-04-27SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
2017-04-27SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
2017-04-27SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
2017-04-27SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
2017-04-27SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
2017-04-06SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2017
2017-04-06SenateSecond Reading
2017-03-15SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 16, 2017
2017-03-15SenateDo Pass as Amended Labor; 011-000-000
2017-03-15SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
2017-03-14SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Labor
2017-03-10SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
2017-03-10SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
2017-03-09SenatePostponed - Labor
2017-03-02SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
2017-02-28SenateAssigned to Labor
2017-02-09SenateReferred to Assignments
2017-02-09SenateFirst Reading
2017-02-09SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins

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