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Full Text of HB2553  95th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2007 and 2008


Introduced 2/26/2007, by Rep. Michael J. Madigan - Barbara Flynn Currie - Harry Osterman


820 ILCS 105/7   from Ch. 48, par. 1007

    Amends the Minimum Wage Law. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the Director of Labor.

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1     AN ACT concerning employment.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Minimum Wage Law is amended by changing
5 Section 7 as follows:
6     (820 ILCS 105/7)  (from Ch. 48, par. 1007)
7     Sec. 7. The Director or his authorized representatives have
8 the authority to:
9     (a) Investigate and and gather data regarding the wages,
10 hours and other conditions and practices of employment in any
11 industry subject to this Act, and may enter and inspect such
12 places and such records (and make such transcriptions thereof)
13 at reasonable times during regular business hours, not
14 including lunch time at a restaurant, question such employees,
15 and investigate such facts, conditions, practices or matters as
16 he may deem necessary or appropriate to determine whether any
17 person has violated any provision of this Act, or which may aid
18 in the enforcement of this Act.
19     (b) Require from any employer full and correct statements
20 and reports in writing, including sworn statements, at such
21 times as the Director may deem necessary, of the wages, hours,
22 names, addresses, and other information pertaining to his
23 employees as he may deem necessary for the enforcement of this



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1 Act.
2     (c) Require by subpoena the attendance and testimony of
3 witnesses and the production of all books, records, and other
4 evidence relative to a matter under investigation or hearing.
5 The subpoena shall be signed and issued by the Director or his
6 or her authorized representative. If a person fails to comply
7 with any subpoena lawfully issued under this Section or a
8 witness refuses to produce evidence or testify to any matter
9 regarding which he or she may be lawfully interrogated, the
10 court may, upon application of the Director or his or her
11 authorized representative, compel obedience by proceedings for
12 contempt.
13 (Source: P.A. 94-1025, eff. 7-14-06.)