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 Bill Status of HB2547  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  RACIAL DISCRIMINATION

House Sponsors
Rep. Camille Y. Lilly - Nicholas K. Smith - Carol Ammons - Will Guzzardi - Jehan Gordon-Booth, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., William Davis, Emanuel Chris Welch, Kelly M. Cassidy, Melissa Conyears-Ervin, John Connor, Robert Rita, Celina Villanueva, Theresa Mah, Justin Slaughter, Elizabeth Hernandez, Maurice A. West, II, Delia C. Ramirez, Debbie Meyers-Martin, Barbara Hernandez, Mary E. Flowers, Thaddeus Jones, Martin J. Moylan, Aaron M. Ortiz, Jawaharial Williams, Arthur Turner, Kambium Buckner, Curtis J. Tarver, II, Deb Conroy, Anne Stava-Murray, La Shawn K. Ford, Robyn Gabel, André Thapedi, Rita Mayfield, LaToya Greenwood, Lamont J. Robinson, Jr., Sonya M. Harper and Kelly M. Burke

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
5 ILCS 100/5-45from Ch. 127, par. 1005-45
5 ILCS 430/5-5
5 ILCS 430/5-10.10 new
5 ILCS 430/5-70 new
5 ILCS 430/50-5
5 ILCS 430/70-5
15 ILCS 305/14
25 ILCS 170/4.8 new
25 ILCS 170/5
25 ILCS 170/10from Ch. 63, par. 180
775 ILCS 5/2-108 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Racial Impact Note Act. Provides that every bill which has or could have a disparate impact on racial and ethnic minorities, upon the request of any member, shall have prepared for it, before second reading in the house of introduction, a brief explanatory statement or note that shall include a reliable estimate of the anticipated impact on those racial and ethnic minorities likely to be impacted by the bill. Specifies the contents and provides for the preparation of each racial impact note. Amends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Prohibits racial discrimination and harassment by State officers and employees. Provides that each State officer and employee shall annually complete a racial bias, discrimination, and harassment training program approved by the appropriate jurisdictional authority. Expands the jurisdiction of the Executive Ethics Commission to include allegations of racial discrimination and harassment by persons registered under the Lobbyist Registration Act. Provides that the personnel policies of units of local government shall prohibit racial discrimination and harassment. Defines "racial discrimination and harassment". Provides for rulemaking, including emergency rulemaking. Amends the Secretary of State Act. Provides the Secretary of State's Inspector General with jurisdiction to investigate complaints of racial discrimination and harassment by persons registered under the Lobbyist Registration Act. Amends the Lobbyist Registration Act. Prohibits racial discrimination and harassment by persons registered under the Lobbyist Registration Act. Provides that each registered lobbyist shall annually complete a racial bias, discrimination, and harassment training program approved by the Secretary of State. Defines "racial discrimination and harassment". Amends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Requires the Department of Human Rights to establish a racial discrimination and harassment hotline for the anonymous reporting of racial discrimination and harassment in both public and private places of employment, and to provide for reporting by both telephone and Internet. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act to provide for emergency rulemaking. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/13/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  2/13/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/13/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2019HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/6/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  3/6/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
  3/6/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  3/6/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/6/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  3/6/2019HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Carol Ammons
  3/7/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/7/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
  3/7/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  3/7/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
  3/13/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
  3/13/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Celina Villanueva
  3/13/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  3/13/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  3/13/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
  3/19/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/29/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  10/30/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  10/30/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
  10/30/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
  10/30/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  10/30/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  10/30/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  10/30/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  10/30/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
  10/30/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jawaharial Williams
  10/30/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  10/30/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
  10/30/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II
  10/30/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  10/30/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  10/30/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  10/30/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  10/30/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
  10/30/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  10/30/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  10/30/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
  10/30/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  3/11/2020HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  3/12/2020HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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