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 Bill Status of SB3616  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  HUMAN RTS-DISCRIMINATION-RACE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Mattie Hunter - Patricia Van Pelt - Mike Simmons - Kimberly A. Lightford - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Adriane Johnson, Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Cristina Castro and Christopher Belt

House Sponsors
(Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth - Sonya M. Harper, Joyce Mason, Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, Denyse Wang Stoneback, Lamont J. Robinson, Jr., Elizabeth Hernandez, Emanuel Chris Welch, Barbara Hernandez, Anne Stava-Murray and Mary E. Flowers)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/6/2022SenateSent to the Governor

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
775 ILCS 5/1-103from Ch. 68, par. 1-103


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that the amendatory Act may be referred to as the CROWN (Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair) Act. Provides that "race", as used in the Employment Article, includes traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
775 ILCS 5/5-102.2

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that the amendatory Act may be referred to as the CROWN (Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair) Act. Provides that "race" includes traits associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists. Provides that, with respect to places of public accommodation, the Department of Human Rights has jurisdiction over the denial or refusal of the full and equal enjoyment of (rather than the denial of access to) facilities, goods, or services.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/19/2022SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Mattie Hunter
  1/19/2022SenateFirst Reading
  1/19/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/1/2022SenateAssigned to Human Rights
  2/10/2022SenateDo Pass Human Rights; 009-000-000
  2/10/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 15, 2022
  2/15/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  2/15/2022SenateSecond Reading
  2/15/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 16, 2022
  2/16/2022SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  2/16/2022SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Simmons
  2/16/2022SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
  2/16/2022HouseArrived in House
  2/16/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  2/16/2022SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/16/2022HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  2/17/2022HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  2/22/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
  2/25/2022SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/7/2022HouseAssigned to Immigration & Human Rights Committee
  3/14/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  3/23/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  3/23/2022HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Immigration & Human Rights Committee; 008-000-000
  3/23/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/24/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Denyse Wang Stoneback
  3/25/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  3/25/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
  3/25/2022HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  3/28/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/28/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/29/2022HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/29/2022HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/31/2022HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) April 8, 2022
  4/5/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  4/5/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/6/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Immigration & Human Rights Committee
  4/7/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Immigration & Human Rights Committee; 008-000-000
  4/8/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/8/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/8/2022HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 109-000-000
  4/8/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  4/8/2022HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  4/8/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  4/8/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  4/9/2022SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  4/9/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - April 8, 2022
  4/9/2022SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/9/2022SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  4/9/2022SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  4/9/2022SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 054-000-000
  4/9/2022SenateSenate Concurs
  4/9/2022SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/6/2022SenateSent to the Governor

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