Bill Texts: IL SB0161 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Bill Title: Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with additions and changes. Modifies provisions concerning the Worker Protection Unit. Specifies that the Unit shall be dedicated to combating businesses that underpay their employees, force their employees to work in unsafe conditions, and gain an unfair economic advantage by avoiding their tax and labor responsibilities. Specifies that the Unit shall have the power and duty to intervene in, initiate, and enforce all legal proceedings on matters related to the payment of wages, the safety of the workplace, and fair employment practices. Provides that the Office of the Attorney General may use information obtained by the Worker Protection Unit for law enforcement purposes only. Modifies provisions concerning the Worker Protection Unit Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall be coordinated by the Office of the Attorney General to promote a statewide outreach and enforcement effort to target businesses that violate the State's worker protection laws (currently, to target Illinois' underground economy). Adds members to the Task Force. Makes other changes concerning the purposes and duties of the Unit and Task Force.

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 58-4)

Status: (Passed) 2019-08-23 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0527 [SB0161 Detail]

Bill Drafts

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Chaptered2019-08-26HTML/TextLinkView
Enrolled2019-05-29HTML/TextLinkView
Engrossed2019-04-11HTML/TextLinkView
Introduced2019-01-30HTML/TextLinkView

Amendments

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Senate Amendment 0012019-03-20ProposedHTML/TextLinkView

Supplemental Documents

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