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Full Text of SB0645  102nd General Assembly


Rep. Jay Hoffman

Filed: 3/1/2022





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 645 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Employee Sick Leave Act is amended by
5changing Section 21 as follows:
6    (820 ILCS 191/21)
7    Sec. 21. Employments exempted from coverage.
8    (a) This Act does not apply to an employer or employee as
9defined in either the federal Railroad Unemployment Insurance
10Act (45 U.S.C. 351 et seq.) or the Federal Employers'
11Liability Act, United States Code, Title 45, Sections 51
12through 60, or other comparable federal law.
13    (b) Nothing in this Act shall be construed to invalidate,
14diminish, or otherwise interfere with any collective
15bargaining agreement nor shall it be construed to invalidate,
16diminish, or otherwise interfere with any party's power to



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1collectively bargain such an agreement.
2    (c) This Act does not apply to any other employment
3expressly exempted under rules adopted by the Department as
4necessary to implement this Act in accordance with applicable
5State and federal law.
6    (d) This Act is intended to create a minimum level of
7benefits for all employees. Nothing in this Act shall be
8deemed to interfere with, or in any way diminish the right of
9employees to bargain collectively with their employers through
10representatives of their own choosing in order to establish
11sick leave benefits in excess of the minimum levels set forth
12in this Act.
13(Source: P.A. 102-678, eff. 12-10-21.)".