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 Bill Status of HB4242  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  FOIA-HARASSMENT SETTLMENTS

House Sponsors
Rep. David McSweeney - Martin J. Moylan, Jonathan Carroll, Sue Scherer, John Connor, Katie Stuart, Deb Conroy, Sam Yingling, Monica Bristow, Natalie Phelps Finnie, Jerry Costello, II, Grant Wehrli, Al Riley, Emanuel Chris Welch and Tony McCombie

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/31/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 140/2.25 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that a unit of local government, school district, community college district, or other local taxing body shall provide notice to the public if the unit of local government, school district, community college district, or other local taxing body enters into a severance agreement with an employee or contractor accused of sexual harassment or sexual discrimination. Provides that no more than 72 hours after the unit of local government, school district, community college district, or other local taxing body makes a payment under the severance agreement, the unit of local government, school district, community college district, or other local taxing body shall publish on its Internet website and cause to be published, for a period of not less than 7 days, in the newspaper of general circulation having the largest circulation within the jurisdiction of the unit of local government, school district, community college district, or other local taxing body the following information: (1) the name of the person receiving the payment; (2) the amount of the payment; and (3) the fact that the person receiving the payment has been accused of sexual harassment or sexual discrimination, as the case may be. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/12/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. David McSweeney
  1/16/2018HouseFirst Reading
  1/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/19/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  1/19/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  1/19/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  1/22/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
  1/22/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  1/22/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  1/22/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  1/24/2018HouseAssigned to Cities & Villages Committee
  1/26/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Monica Bristow
  1/26/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie Phelps Finnie
  1/26/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  1/29/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  1/29/2018HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  1/29/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
  1/29/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  1/29/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  1/30/2018HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Cities & Villages Committee; 013-000-000
  1/31/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  1/31/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
  2/6/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. David McSweeney
  2/6/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee

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