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 Bill Status of SB0981  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. John J. Cullerton - Iris Y. Martinez - Linda Holmes - Toi W. Hutchinson - Kimberly A. Lightford, Mattie Hunter, Melinda Bush, Cristina Castro, Heather A. Steans, Thomas Cullerton, Bill Cunningham, Patricia Van Pelt, John G. Mulroe, Omar Aquino, Martin A. Sandoval, Jacqueline Y. Collins, David Koehler, Ira I. Silverstein, Emil Jones, III, Don Harmon, Julie A. Morrison, Donne E. Trotter, Antonio Muñoz, Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant and Laura M. Murphy

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2019SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
820 ILCS 112/10
820 ILCS 112/30

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Equal Pay Act of 2003. Prohibits an employer from: (i) screening job applicants based on their wage or salary history; (ii) requiring that an applicant's prior wages satisfy minimum or maximum criteria; and (iii) requesting or requiring as a condition of being interviewed or as a condition of continuing to be considered for an offer of employment that an applicant disclose prior wages or salary. Prohibits an employer from seeking the salary, including benefits or other compensation or salary history, of a job applicant from any current or former employer. Limits defenses. Provides for penalties and injunctive relief.

DateChamber Action
  2/7/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Daniel Biss
  2/7/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/8/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  2/8/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  2/8/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  2/9/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/9/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/14/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  2/14/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  2/15/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  2/15/2017SenateAssigned to Labor
  2/15/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  2/16/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  2/16/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  2/16/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
  2/16/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  2/21/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  3/1/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/1/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  3/1/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  3/1/2017SenatePostponed - Labor
  3/1/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  3/2/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/7/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/9/2017SenateDo Pass Labor; 010-005-000
  3/9/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 14, 2017
  3/14/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  4/3/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  4/26/2017SenateSecond Reading
  4/26/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 27, 2017
  5/1/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
  5/17/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  8/4/2017SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  1/6/2019SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. John J. Cullerton
  1/9/2019SenateSession Sine Die

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