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 Bill Status of HB2838  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  WAGE PAYMENT-DIRECT CONTRACTOR

House Sponsors
Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz - Marcus C. Evans, Jr. - Jaime M. Andrade, Jr. - Natalie A. Manley - Maurice A. West, II, Deb Conroy, Mark L. Walker, Kathleen Willis, John C. D'Amico, Kelly M. Cassidy, William Davis, Emanuel Chris Welch, Martin J. Moylan, Katie Stuart, LaToya Greenwood, Mary E. Flowers, Karina Villa, Lance Yednock, Michael Halpin, Will Guzzardi, Robert Martwick, Ann M. Williams, Elizabeth Hernandez, Frances Ann Hurley, Celina Villanueva, Bob Morgan, Anna Moeller, Theresa Mah, Carol Ammons, Nicholas K. Smith, Sara Feigenholtz, Mary Edly-Allen, Jehan Gordon-Booth, Aaron M. Ortiz, Sam Yingling, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Joyce Mason, Yehiel M. Kalish, Thaddeus Jones and Delia C. Ramirez

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Omar Aquino - Linda Holmes - Melinda Bush - Cristina Castro and Scott M. Bennett)

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
820 ILCS 115/13.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act. Provides that, for contracts entered into on or after July 1, 2019, a direct contractor making or taking a contract in the State for the erection, construction, alteration, or repair of a building, structure, or other private work shall assume, and is liable for, any debt owed to a wage claimant or third party on the wage claimant's behalf, incurred by a subcontractor at any tier acting under, by, or for the direct contractor for the wage claimant's performance of labor included in the subject of the contract between the direct contractor and the owner. Provides for enforcement by the Department of Labor. Provides authorization for third parties owed fringe or other benefits or a joint labor-management cooperation committee to bring a civil action to enforce liability against a direct contractor. Provides exemptions for work done by an employee of the State or any political subdivision of the State. Provides requirements and guidelines for notice, awards, filing, and records retention. Provides that the new provisions are severable, and that the obligations and remedies provided are in addition to any obligations and remedies otherwise provided by law. Provides that nothing the Section shall alter specified obligations and penalties set forth in the State Prompt Payment Act. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  2/14/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2019HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  2/27/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  3/7/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  3/7/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  3/7/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/7/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark L. Walker
  3/7/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  3/8/2019HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  3/8/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  3/8/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  3/8/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
  3/12/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/12/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  3/12/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/13/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  3/13/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  3/13/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  3/13/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  3/13/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karina Villa
  3/13/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lance Yednock
  3/13/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
  3/13/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  3/13/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Martwick
  3/13/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  3/13/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  3/13/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Celina Villanueva
  3/14/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/20/2019HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Labor & Commerce Committee; 018-010-000
  3/21/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/26/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/26/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
  3/27/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  3/28/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  3/29/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  3/29/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
  3/29/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/29/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Edly-Allen
  4/2/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  4/2/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
  4/2/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  4/2/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  4/2/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  4/2/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Yehiel M. Kalish
  4/2/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  4/2/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
  4/3/2019HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 070-041-001
  4/3/2019SenateArrive in Senate
  4/3/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/3/2019SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  4/3/2019SenateFirst Reading
  4/3/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/28/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/28/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/28/2019SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  5/30/2019SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2019
  5/30/2019SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  5/30/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Laura Fine
  5/30/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/31/2019SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/30/2020SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Omar Aquino
  2/27/2020SenateRe-referred to Judiciary
  4/12/2020SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  4/23/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 22, 2020
  4/23/2020SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 29, 2020
  4/30/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 29, 2020
  4/30/2020SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
  5/7/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
  6/23/2020SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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