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Full Text of SB1765  102nd General Assembly

SB1765 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
SB1765

 

Introduced 2/26/2021, by Sen. Christopher Belt

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
20 ILCS 405/405-123 new

    Amends the Department of Central Management Services Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that each State agency shall establish the goal of increasing diversity on interview panels in order to increase State employment opportunities provided to women, minority persons, and persons under specified employment plans. Provides that each State agency shall use in the interview process, if possible, persons that are representative of specified persons if the interview being conducted meets specified criteria. Requires each State agency to submit an annual report to the Department of Central Management Services. Provides for the content of the report.


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A BILL FOR

 

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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 5. The Department of Central Management Services
5Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by
6adding Section 405-123 as follows:
 
7    (20 ILCS 405/405-123 new)
8    Sec. 405-123. State agency interview panel diversity.
9    (a) Each State agency shall establish the goal of
10increasing diversity on interview panels in order to increase
11State employment opportunities provided to women, minority
12persons, and persons to which the goals of the following
13programs apply: (i) the African American Employment Plan; (ii)
14the Hispanic Employment Plan; (iii) the Asian American
15Employment Plan; (iv) the Native American Employment Plan; and
16(v) the requirements concerning employment of bilingual
17persons.
18    (b) Each State agency shall use in the interview process,
19if possible, persons that are representative of the persons
20specified under subsection (a) if the interview being
21conducted meets the following criteria:
22        (1) the hiring State agency implements an interview
23    panel for the position consisting of 3 or more hiring

 

 

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1    personnel; or
2        (2) the hiring State agency implements a multi-round
3    interview process consisting of 2 or more rounds for the
4    position.
5    (c) Each State agency shall submit an annual report to the
6Department of Central Management Services concerning its
7actions under this Section, and the Department shall report
8annually on these actions through the employment plans
9specified under subsection (a). The report shall include the
10following:
11        (1) the number of applicants that were interviewed
12    that are representative of the persons and employment
13    plans specified under subsection (a);
14        (2) the number of interviews in which the hiring
15    personnel and the applicant were both representative of
16    the persons or employment plans specified under subsection
17    (a); and
18        (3) the number of applicants that met the criteria of
19    the persons and employment plans specified under
20    subsection (a) that were hired by a State agency.
21    (d) The requirements of this Section shall not apply to
22State employment for job titles that are classified as
23Rutan-exempt, or for which political considerations may be
24taken into account when hiring personnel.