Illinois General Assembly - Full Text of HB2987
Illinois General Assembly

Previous General Assemblies

Full Text of HB2987  100th General Assembly


Rep. Justin Slaughter

Filed: 4/24/2017





10000HB2987ham002LRB100 09258 HLH 25448 a


2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 2987, AS AMENDED, by
3replacing everything after the enacting clause with the
5    "Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the State
6Agency Student Worker Opportunity Act.
7    Section 5. Definitions. As used in this Act:
8    "Court-involved youth" means an individual who was
9committed to the custody of the Department of Juvenile Justice
10or a county juvenile detention center and has been released
11from that facility or discharged from custody.
12    "Homeless youth" means an individual up to 21 years of age,
13who has been verified as a homeless child or youth, as defined
14under the federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act.
15    "Qualified applicant" means an individual who: (1) is 21
16years of age or younger; (2) is qualified for the internship or



10000HB2987ham002- 2 -LRB100 09258 HLH 25448 a

1student worker position; and (3) is or has been a dependent
2child in foster care, a homeless youth, or a court-involved
4    "State agency" means all boards, commissions, agencies,
5institutions, authorities, bodies politic and corporate of the
6State created by or pursuant to the constitution or statute, of
7the executive branch of State government.
8    Section 10. Internships and student workers; transmit
10    (a) Whenever a State agency has a job opening for an intern
11or a student worker, that State agency shall notify the
12Department of Human Services, the Department of Juvenile
13Justice, and the Department of Children and Family Services and
14document that notification.
15    (b) The Department of Human Services, the Department of
16Juvenile Justice, and the Department of Children and Family
17Services shall take steps to notify qualified applicants of
18each internship or student worker job opening for which a
19notification is received under subsection (a) and shall
20document those steps.".