State of Illinois
2007 and 2008


Introduced 2/26/2007, by Rep. Michael J. Madigan - Barbara Flynn Currie - Harry Osterman


820 ILCS 112/15

    Amends the Equal Pay Act of 2003. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning enforcement.

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1     AN ACT concerning employment.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Equal Pay Act of 2003 is amended by changing
5 Section 15 as follows:
6     (820 ILCS 112/15)
7     Sec. 15. Enforcement. The The Director or his or her
8 authorized representative shall administer and enforce the
9 provisions of this Act. The Director of Labor shall adopt rules
10 necessary to administer and enforce this Act.
11     The Department has the power to conduct investigations in
12 connection with the administration and enforcement of this Act
13 and the authorized officers and employees of the Department are
14 authorized to investigate and gather data regarding the wages,
15 hours, and other conditions and practices of employment in any
16 industry subject to this Act, and may enter and inspect such
17 places and such records at reasonable times during regular
18 business hours, question the employees and investigate the
19 facts, conditions, practices, or matters as he or she may deem
20 necessary or appropriate to determine whether any person has
21 violated any provision of this Act, or which may aid in the
22 enforcement of this Act.
23 (Source: P.A. 93-6, eff. 1-1-04.)