Bill Text: IL HB3901 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Amends the State Finance Act. Provides that a State agency shall not require any of its employees, officers, board members, or agents to travel, or approve a request for State-funded or State-sponsored travel, to a state that has enacted: (1) a law that prohibits, or has the effect of prohibiting, abortion rights within 8 weeks after pregnancy begins; (2) a law that prohibits, or has the effect of prohibiting, abortion rights for a pregnancy resulting from rape or incest; (3) a law that restricts otherwise lawful abortion rights as soon as an unborn fetus or child has been determined to have a detectable human heartbeat; or (4) a law that requires, or has the effect of requiring, a criminal investigation in the event of a miscarriage. Provides exceptions to the travel prohibition. Provides that the travel prohibition shall continue while any specified law remains in effect. Requires the Attorney General to develop, maintain, and post on his or her Internet website a current list of states that have enacted specified laws prohibiting or restricting abortion rights. Requires State agencies to consult the list on the Internet website of the Attorney General in order to comply with the travel and funding restrictions. Requires the Travel Regulation Council to adopt a policy and rules to implement the travel prohibition requirements which shall be applicable to all personnel subject to the jurisdiction of the travel control boards established under the Act. Defines "State agency".

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2019-10-17 - Referred to Rules Committee [HB3901 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2019-HB3901-Introduced.html


101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2019 and 2020
HB3901

Introduced , by Rep. Daniel Didech

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
30 ILCS 105/12-4 new

Amends the State Finance Act. Provides that a State agency shall not require any of its employees, officers, board members, or agents to travel, or approve a request for State-funded or State-sponsored travel, to a state that has enacted: (1) a law that prohibits, or has the effect of prohibiting, abortion rights within 8 weeks after pregnancy begins; (2) a law that prohibits, or has the effect of prohibiting, abortion rights for a pregnancy resulting from rape or incest; (3) a law that restricts otherwise lawful abortion rights as soon as an unborn fetus or child has been determined to have a detectable human heartbeat; or (4) a law that requires, or has the effect of requiring, a criminal investigation in the event of a miscarriage. Provides exceptions to the travel prohibition. Provides that the travel prohibition shall continue while any specified law remains in effect. Requires the Attorney General to develop, maintain, and post on his or her Internet website a current list of states that have enacted specified laws prohibiting or restricting abortion rights. Requires State agencies to consult the list on the Internet website of the Attorney General in order to comply with the travel and funding restrictions. Requires the Travel Regulation Council to adopt a policy and rules to implement the travel prohibition requirements which shall be applicable to all personnel subject to the jurisdiction of the travel control boards established under the Act. Defines "State agency".
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1 AN ACT concerning finance.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The State Finance Act is amended by adding
5Section 12-4 as follows:
6 (30 ILCS 105/12-4 new)
7 Sec. 12-4. State agency travel prohibition.
8 (a) A State agency shall not require any of its employees,
9officers, board members, or agents to travel to a state that
10has enacted: (1) a law that prohibits, or has the effect of
11prohibiting, abortion rights within 8 weeks after pregnancy
12begins; (2) a law that prohibits, or has the effect of
13prohibiting, abortion rights for a pregnancy resulting from
14rape or incest; (3) a law that restricts otherwise lawful
15abortion rights as soon as an unborn fetus or child has been
16determined to have a detectable human heartbeat; or (4) a law
17that requires, or has the effect of requiring, a criminal
18investigation in the event of a miscarriage.
19 (b) A State agency shall not approve a request for
20State-funded or State-sponsored travel to a state that has
21enacted: (1) a law that prohibits, or has the effect of
22prohibiting, abortion rights within 8 weeks after pregnancy
23begins; (2) a law that prohibits, or has the effect of

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1prohibiting, abortion rights for a pregnancy resulting from
2rape or incest; (3) a law that restricts otherwise lawful
3abortion rights as soon as an unborn fetus or child has been
4determined to have a detectable human heartbeat; or (4) a law
5that requires, or has the effect of requiring, a criminal
6investigation in the event of a miscarriage.
7 (c) Subsections (a) and (b) shall not apply to travel that
8is required for any of the following purposes:
9 (1) enforcement of Illinois law, including auditing
10 and revenue collection;
11 (2) litigation;
12 (3) to meet contractual obligations;
13 (4) to comply with requests by the federal government
14 to appear before committees;
15 (5) to participate in meetings or training required by
16 a grant or required to maintain grant funding;
17 (6) to complete job-required training necessary to
18 maintain licensure or similar standards required for
19 holding a position when comparable training cannot be
20 obtained in Illinois or a different state not affected by
21 subsections (a) and (b); or
22 (7) for the protection of public health, welfare, or
23 safety, as determined by the affected State agency.
24 (d) The travel prohibitions described in this Section shall
25continue while any law specified under subsections (a) and (b)
26remains in effect.

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1 (e) The Attorney General shall develop, maintain, and post
2on his or her Internet website a current list of states that
3have enacted laws prohibiting or restricting abortion rights as
4described under subsections (a) and (b). It shall be the
5responsibility of a State agency to consult the list on the
6Internet website of the Attorney General in order to comply
7with the travel and funding restrictions imposed by this
8Section.
9 (f) The Travel Regulation Council established under
10Section 12-2 shall adopt a policy and rules to implement the
11requirements of this Section which shall be applicable to all
12personnel subject to the jurisdiction of the travel control
13boards established under Section 12-1.
14 (g) For the purposes of this Section, "State agency" means
15all officers, boards, commissions, and agencies created by the
16Constitution, whether in the executive, legislative, or
17judicial branch; all officers, departments, boards,
18commissions, agencies, institutions, authorities, public
19institutions of higher education as defined in Section 2 of the
20Higher Education Cooperation Act, and bodies politic and
21corporate of the State; and administrative units or corporate
22outgrowths of the State government which are created by or
23pursuant to statute, other than units of local government and
24their officers, school districts, and boards of election
25commissioners; and all administrative units and corporate
26outgrowths of the above and as may be created by executive

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1order of the Governor.
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