Full Text of HB3783 103rd General Assembly
HB3783 103RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY
103RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2023 and 2024
Introduced 2/17/2023, by Rep. Fred Crespo
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
820 ILCS 115/3.5 new
820 ILCS 115/3.6 new
Amends the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act. Provides that
each workday a nurse is required to report for work, based upon a
previously approved and distributed work schedule, and either (1) does
report, but is not put to work, or (2) was directed to not report, the
nurse shall be paid for half the usual or scheduled day's work at the
nurse's regular rate of pay, which shall not be less than the minimum wage.
Provides that the requirement applies to nurses who are directed not to
report to work and to nurses engaged in telemedicine. Provides that the
report-to-work requirement is to be based upon an approved and distributed
work schedule. Effective January 1, 2024.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning employment.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act is
amended by adding Sections 3.5 and 3.6 as follows:
(820 ILCS 115/3.5 new)
Reporting time pay for nurses.
(a) Except as required in Section 3.6, each workday a
nurse is required to report for work, based upon a previously
approved and distributed work schedule, and either (1) does
report, but is not put to work or (2) was directed to not
report, the nurse shall be paid for half the usual or scheduled
day's work at the nurse's regular rate of pay, which shall not
be less than the minimum wage.
(b) The reporting time pay provisions established under
this Section are not applicable when:
(1) operations cannot commence or continue due to
threats to employees or property or when recommended by
(2) public utilities fail to supply electricity,
water, or gas, or there is a failure in the public
utilities or sewer system; or
(3) the interruption of work is caused by an Act of God
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or other cause not within the employer's control.
(c) This Section does not apply to a nurse on paid standby
status who is called to perform assigned work at a time other
than the nurse's scheduled reporting time.
(d) This Section applies to all nurses, including those
who use technology to overcome physical distance between
patient and nurse to deliver nursing care and conduct nursing
(820 ILCS 115/3.6 new)
Reporting time pay for nurses; less than full
Each workday a nurse is required to report for work,
based upon a previously approved work schedule, and does
report to work and is furnished less than one-half of the
nurse's usual or scheduled day's work providing nursing
services, the nurse shall be paid for all hours worked and
shall be paid for one half of the remaining usual or scheduled
day's work at the nurse's regular rate of pay.
This Act takes effect January