Bill Text: IL HB0369 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Engrossed


Bill Title: Creates the Bedbugs Disclosure to Employees Act. Requires an employer to notify employees if a person certified under the Structural Pest Control Act has determined the presence of bedbugs at the place of employment. Provides that such notification shall be made electronically via email or, if notice by email is not possible, the employer shall issue a written notification to each employee or post a written notification in a conspicuous place or places used or reserved for employee notices.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-1)

Status: (Engrossed) 2017-05-26 - Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017 [HB0369 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HB0369-Engrossed.html



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1 AN ACT concerning employment.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the
5Bedbugs Disclosure to Employees Act.
6 Section 5. Definitions. As used in this Act:
7 "Employee" means any individual permitted to work by an
8employer.
9 "Employer" means an individual, partnership, corporation,
10association, business, trust, person, or entity for whom
11employees are gainfully employed in Illinois and includes the
12State of Illinois, any State officer, department, or agency,
13any unit of local government, and any school district.
14 Section 10. Disclosure. An employer shall notify employees
15if a person certified under the Structural Pest Control Act has
16determined the presence of bedbugs at the place of employment.
17Such notification shall be made electronically via email. If
18notice by email is not possible, then the employer shall issue
19a written notification to each employee or, if such written
20notification is too costly, post a written notification in a
21conspicuous place or places used or reserved for employee
22notices.

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1 Section 15. Notice by employees. If an employee observes
2the presence of bedbugs at the employee's place of employment,
3the employee shall notify his or her employer of the presence
4of bedbugs. The notification shall be made to the employee's
5immediate supervisor.
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