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Full Text of HB1490  99th General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning State government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the
5Commission on Young Adult Employment Act.
6    Section 5. Commission on Young Adult Employment. The
7Commission on Young Adult Employment is created as a 17-member
8Commission. Four members of the Commission shall be appointed
9by each legislative leader. Members of the Commission shall
10receive no compensation, but may be reimbursed for their
11expenses from appropriations available for that purpose. The
12Chairperson of the Chicago State University Board of Trustees
13or his or her designee shall be the chairperson of the
14Commission. The Commission shall meet at the call of the Chair.
15Each Commission member shall have a 2-year term. A legislative
16leader may appoint a replacement member upon the death,
17disability, or resignation of any member appointed by that
19    Section 10. Administrative support. Chicago State
20University shall provide administrative support to the



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1    Section 15. Commission duties.
2    (a) The Commission shall identify issues concerning the
3readiness and ability of young adults to find employment after
4graduating from college or otherwise completing their
5education that may be addressed by the 99th General Assembly
6and future General Assemblies. The Commission shall make
7recommendations regarding the issues identified. The issues
8and recommendations shall address the barriers faced by young
9adults who seek employment or promotional opportunities in
10State government and possible incentives that could be offered
11to foster the employment of and the promotion of young adults
12in State government.
13    (b) The Commission shall consult with State agencies,
14community stakeholders, other universities and institutions of
15higher education, and local school boards.
16    Section 20. Findings and recommendations. The Commission
17shall meet and begin its work no later than 60 days after the
18appointment of all Commission members. By November 30, 2015,
19and by November 30 of every year thereafter, the Commission
20shall submit a report to the General Assembly setting forth its
21findings and recommendations. The requirement for reporting to
22the General Assembly shall be satisfied by filing copies of the
23report with the Speaker, Minority Leader, and Clerk of the
24House of Representatives, the President, Minority Leader, and
25Secretary of the Senate, and the Legislative Research Unit as



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1required under Section 3.1 of the General Assembly Organization
3    Section 97. Repeal. This Act is repealed January 1, 2019.
4    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
5becoming law.