|Public Act 094-0033
||LRB094 04144 BDD 34165 b
AN ACT concerning employment.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Employee Blood Donation Leave Act.
This Act is intended to provide time
off with pay to allow employees of units of local governments,
boards of election commissioners, or private employers in the
State of Illinois to donate blood.
As used in this Act:
"Employer" means any unit of local government, board of
election commissioners, or any private employer in the State
who has 51 or more employees.
"Department" means the Department of Public Health.
"Participating employee" means a full-time employee who
has been employed by an employer for a period of 6 months or
more and who donates blood.
Paid leave for blood donation; administration.
(a) On request, a participating employee subject to this
Act may be
entitled to blood donation leave with pay.
(b) An employee may use
up to one hour to donate blood
every 56 days in accordance with appropriate medical standards
established by the American Red Cross, America's Blood Centers,
the American Association of Blood Banks, or other nationally
(c) A participating employee may use the leave authorized
subsection (b) of this Section only after obtaining approval
from the employer.
(d) The Department must adopt rules governing blood
including rules that (i) establish conditions