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Public Act 099-0338





Public Act 099-0338
HB1490 EnrolledLRB099 05926 HEP 25974 b

    AN ACT concerning State government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the
Commission on Young Adult Employment Act.
    Section 5. Commission on Young Adult Employment. The
Commission on Young Adult Employment is created as a 17-member
Commission. Four members of the Commission shall be appointed
by each legislative leader. Members of the Commission shall
receive no compensation, but may be reimbursed for their
expenses from appropriations available for that purpose. The
Chairperson of the Chicago State University Board of Trustees
or his or her designee shall be the chairperson of the
Commission. The Commission shall meet at the call of the Chair.
Each Commission member shall have a 2-year term. A legislative
leader may appoint a replacement member upon the death,
disability, or resignation of any member appointed by that
    Section 10. Administrative support. Chicago State
University shall provide administrative support to the
    Section 15. Commission duties.
    (a) The Commission shall identify issues concerning the
readiness and ability of young adults to find employment after
graduating from college or otherwise completing their
education that may be addressed by the 99th General Assembly
and future General Assemblies. The Commission shall make
recommendations regarding the issues identified. The issues
and recommendations shall address the barriers faced by young
adults who seek employment or promotional opportunities in
State government and possible incentives that could be offered
to foster the employment of and the promotion of young adults
in State government.
    (b) The Commission shall consult with State agencies,
community stakeholders, other universities and institutions of
higher education, and local school boards.
    Section 20. Findings and recommendations. The Commission
shall meet and begin its work no later than 60 days after the
appointment of all Commission members. By November 30, 2015,
and by November 30 of every year thereafter, the Commission
shall submit a report to the General Assembly setting forth its
findings and recommendations. The requirement for reporting to
the General Assembly shall be satisfied by filing copies of the
report with the Speaker, Minority Leader, and Clerk of the
House of Representatives, the President, Minority Leader, and
Secretary of the Senate, and the Legislative Research Unit as
required under Section 3.1 of the General Assembly Organization
    Section 97. Repeal. This Act is repealed January 1, 2019.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/11/2015