Comments: IL SB1347 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Creates the Living Wage Act. Provides that the State, its agencies, and political subdivisions shall ensure that new contracts and subcontracts include a provision specifying that, as a condition of payment of the contract, the minimum wage to be paid to workers in performance of the contract or subcontract shall be at least $16.36 per hour for new contracts created after January 1, 2018. Provides that for every year thereafter, the Department of Labor shall adjust the amount of the hourly minimum wage by the annual percentage increase in the consumer price index. Sets forth provisions concerning enforcement and penalties. Creates a private right of action to enforce the provisions of the Act. Provides for debarment of certain contractors or subcontractors for violation of the Act. Contains severability provisions. Effective January 1, 2018.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-04-28 - Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017 [SB1347 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

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