IL SB3446 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 18 2022 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2022-02-18 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
Pending: Senate Assignments Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Environmental Barriers Act. Creates the ADA Compliance Commission to establish best practices for a person, entity, unit of local government, or the State to comply with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Provides that the Commission shall have 13 members appointed to serve 3-year terms. Provides that Commission members shall serve without compensation but shall be reimbursed for travel expenses incurred in performing their duties. Requires the Commission to review any plan or design submitted by a person, entity, unit of local government, or the State for accommodations, housing, public venues, parks, transit, or any other location requiring ADA-compliant access and to provide insight, recommendations, and suggestions on ADA compliance issues. Specifies a civil penalty the Commission may impose upon persons or entities who do not comply with the ADA. Requires the Capital Development Board to provide administrative and other support to the Commission. Specifies other powers and duties of the Commission. Provides that compliance with the insight, recommendations, suggestions, or best practices guide provided by the Commission is an affirmative defense for a person or entity charged in a State court with noncompliance with the ADA. Contains other provisions. Effective January 1, 2023.

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2022-02-18SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
2022-02-17SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
2022-02-10SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As February 18, 2022
2022-02-08SenateAssigned to Executive
2022-01-18SenateReferred to Assignments
2022-01-18SenateFirst Reading
2022-01-18SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Sue Rezin

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410255.5New CodeSee Bill Text

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