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Public Act 103-0450


Public Act 0450 103RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 103-0450
HB3516 EnrolledLRB103 29522 SPS 55917 b

    AN ACT concerning employment.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Employee Blood Donation Leave Act is
amended by changing Sections 1, 3, 5, and 10 as follows:
    (820 ILCS 149/1)
    Sec. 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Employee
Blood and Organ Donation Leave Act.
(Source: P.A. 94-33, eff. 1-1-06.)
    (820 ILCS 149/3)
    Sec. 3. Purpose. This Act is intended to provide time off
with pay to allow employees of units of local government,
boards of election commissioners, or private employers in the
State of Illinois to donate blood or an organ.
(Source: P.A. 97-333, eff. 8-12-11.)
    (820 ILCS 149/5)
    Sec. 5. Definitions. 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.
    "Organ" means any biological tissue of the human body that
may be donated by a living donor, including, but not limited
to, the kidney, liver, lung, pancreas, intestine, bone, and
skin or any subpart thereof.
    "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 or an organ.
(Source: P.A. 94-33, eff. 1-1-06.)
    (820 ILCS 149/10)
    Sec. 10. 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 to donate
blood or an organ.
    (b) An employee may use up to one hour, or more if
authorized by the employer or a collective bargaining
agreement, 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 recognized standards.
    (b-5) An employee may use up to 10 days of leave in any
12-month period to serve as an organ donor.
    (c) A participating employee may use the leave authorized
in subsection (b) or (b-5) of this Section only after
obtaining approval from the employer.
    (d) The Department must adopt rules governing blood
donation leave taken to donate blood or an organ, including
rules that (i) establish conditions and procedures for
requesting and approving leave and (ii) require medical
documentation of the proposed blood or organ donation before
leave is approved by the employer.
(Source: P.A. 94-33, eff. 1-1-06; 94-1084, eff. 6-1-07.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2024