Bill Status of HB2698  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jack D. Franks - Jay Hoffman - Mary E. Flowers - Elizabeth Hernandez - Carol Ammons, Mike Smiddy, Jerry Costello, II, Katherine Cloonen, Lawrence Walsh, Jr., Brandon W. Phelps, Patrick J. Verschoore, Daniel V. Beiser and John Bradley

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Gary Forby and David Koehler)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
820 ILCS 115/14from Ch. 48, par. 39m-14

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act. Provides that an employer that is able to pay wages and who refuses to pay is guilty of a Class 4 felony (rather than a misdemeanor). Provides that a subsequent failure to pay within 5 (rather than 2) years of a prior conviction is a Class 3 (rather than Class 4) felony.

DateChamber Action
  2/19/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jack D. Franks
  2/20/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/20/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2015HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  3/10/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
  3/25/2015HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Labor & Commerce Committee; 014-006-000
  3/25/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/15/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  4/15/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  4/15/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/15/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Smiddy
  4/15/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  4/15/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katherine Cloonen
  4/15/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
  4/15/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  4/15/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  4/15/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  4/15/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John Bradley
  4/15/2015HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 069-046-001
  4/15/2015SenateArrive in Senate
  4/15/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 16, 2015
  4/16/2015SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Gary Forby
  4/16/2015SenateFirst Reading
  4/16/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/22/2015SenateAssigned to Labor
  5/12/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  5/13/2015SenateTo Subcommittee on Special Issues (LA)
  5/15/2015SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die