Bill Status of HB0117  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Will Guzzardi - Carol Ammons - Robyn Gabel, Sam Yingling, Rita Mayfield, Janet Yang Rohr, Debbie Meyers-Martin, Barbara Hernandez, Delia C. Ramirez, Michael Halpin, Kelly M. Cassidy, Mike Murphy and Kelly M. Burke

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Robert F. Martwick - Linda Holmes - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Robert Peters - Melinda Bush, Doris Turner, Rachelle Crowe, Ram Villivalam, Cristina Castro, David Koehler, Omar Aquino, Sara Feigenholtz, Adriane Johnson and Celina Villanueva)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/30/2021HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0179

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
820 ILCS 80/5
820 ILCS 80/30
820 ILCS 80/60
820 ILCS 80/85

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program Act. Provides that the Act applies to employers with at least one employee, rather than fewer than 25 employees. Provides for automatic increases in contributions. Makes changes regarding penalties for employers who fail, without reasonable cause, to enroll an employee in the Program. Provides that, for purposes of the penalties, the Department of Revenue shall determine total employee count for employers using the annual average from employer-reported quarterly data. Provides that the Department may provide notice regarding penalties in an electronic format to be determined by the Department. Removes a provision stating that penalty provisions shall become operative 9 months after the Illinois Secure Choice Savings Board notifies the Director of Revenue that the Program has been implemented. Makes other changes.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that the Act applies to employers with at least 5 employees, rather than at least one employee. (Current law applies to employers with fewer than 25 employees.) Provides that a small employer is an employer that employed less than 5 employees during any quarter of the previous calendar year, rather than less than 25 employees at any one time throughout the previous calendar year. Provides enrollment deadlines. Provides that small employers may, but are not required to, establish payroll deduction arrangements for retirement savings arrangements.

DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Will Guzzardi
  1/14/2021HouseFirst Reading
  1/14/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/19/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  1/19/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  1/19/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  1/20/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  2/23/2021HouseAssigned to Personnel & Pensions Committee
  3/5/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Janet Yang Rohr
  3/12/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
  3/15/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Will Guzzardi
  3/15/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/15/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  3/16/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Personnel & Pensions Committee
  3/19/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
  3/19/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Personnel & Pensions Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/19/2021HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Personnel & Pensions Committee; 006-002-000
  4/8/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/13/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
  4/13/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/13/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 106-002-002
  4/14/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  4/14/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Murphy
  4/14/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  4/15/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/15/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/15/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Robert F. Martwick
  4/15/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/15/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/15/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Doris Turner
  4/19/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe
  4/21/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
  4/28/2021SenateAssigned to State Government
  5/6/2021SenateDo Pass State Government; 006-003-000
  5/6/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 10, 2021
  5/10/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  5/10/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  5/11/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  5/11/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/11/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/12/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  5/12/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  5/12/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  5/13/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/13/2021SenateSecond Reading
  5/13/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 14, 2021
  5/20/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Celina Villanueva
  5/27/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 042-015-000
  5/27/2021HousePassed Both Houses
  6/23/2021HouseSent to the Governor
  7/30/2021HouseGovernor Approved
  7/30/2021HouseEffective Date January 1, 2022
  7/30/2021HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0179