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Full Text of SB3558  103rd General Assembly



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1    AN ACT concerning employment.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Transportation Benefits Program Act is
5amended by changing Sections 5 and 20 as follows:
6    (820 ILCS 63/5)
7    Sec. 5. Definitions. As used in this Act:
8    "Construction industry" means any constructing, altering,
9reconstructing, repairing, rehabilitating, refinishing,
10refurbishing, remodeling, remediating, renovating, custom
11fabricating, maintenance, landscaping, improving, wrecking,
12painting, decorating, demolishing, and adding to or
13subtracting from any building, structure, highway, roadway,
14street, bridge, alley, sewer, ditch, sewage disposal plant,
15water works, parking facility, railroad, excavation or other
16structure, project, development, real property or improvement,
17or to do any part thereof, whether or not the performance of
18the work herein described involves the addition to, or
19fabrication into, any structure, project, development, real
20property or improvement herein described of any material or
21article of merchandise. "Construction industry" also includes
22moving construction-related materials on the job site to or
23from the job site, snow plowing, snow removal, and refuse



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2    "Covered employee" means any person who performs an
3average of at least 35 hours of work per week for compensation
4on a full-time basis.
5    "Covered employer" means any individual, partnership,
6association, corporation, limited liability company,
7government, non-profit organization, or business trust that
8directly or indirectly, or through an agent or any other
9person, employs or exercises control over wages, hours, or
10working conditions of an employee, and that:
11        (1) is located in: Cook County; Warren Township in
12    Lake County; Grant Township in Lake County; Frankfort
13    Township in Will County; Wheatland Township in Will
14    County; Addison Township; Bloomingdale Township; York
15    Township; Milton Township; Winfield Township; Downers
16    Grove Township; Lisle Township; Naperville Township;
17    Dundee Township; Elgin Township; St. Charles Township;
18    Geneva Township; Batavia Township; Aurora Township; Zion
19    Township; Benton Township; Waukegan Township; Avon
20    Township; Libertyville Township; Shields Township; Vernon
21    Township; West Deerfield Township; Deerfield Township;
22    McHenry Township; Nunda Township; Algonquin Township;
23    DuPage Township; Homer Township; Lockport Township;
24    Plainfield Township; New Lenox Township; Joliet Township;
25    or Troy Township; and
26        (2) employs 50 or more covered employees in a



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1    geographic area specified in paragraph (1) at an address
2    that is located within one mile of fixed-route transit
3    service.
4    "Public transit" means any transportation system within
5the authority and jurisdiction of the Regional Transportation
7    "Transit pass" means any pass, token, fare card, voucher,
8or similar item entitling a person to transportation on public
10(Source: P.A. 103-291, eff. 1-1-24.)
11    (820 ILCS 63/20)
12    Sec. 20. Application of Act.
13    (a) Nothing in this Act shall be deemed to interfere with,
14impede, or in any way diminish the right of employees to
15bargain collectively with their employers through
16representatives of their own choosing in order to establish
17wages or other conditions of work in excess of the applicable
18minimum standards of the provisions of this Act. Nothing in
19this Act shall be deemed to affect the validity or change the
20terms of bona fide collective bargaining agreements in force
21on the effective date of this Act. After the effective date of
22this Act, requirements of this Act may be waived in a bona fide
23collective bargaining agreement, but only if the waiver is set
24forth explicitly in such agreement in clear and unambiguous



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1    (b) This Act does not apply to any covered employee
2working in the construction industry who is covered by a bona
3fide collective bargaining agreement.
4(Source: P.A. 103-291, eff. 1-1-24.)