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 Bill Status of HB4743  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  EQUAL PAY AFRICAN AMERICANS

House Sponsors
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford - Litesa E. Wallace - Emanuel Chris Welch, Nicholas K Smith, Steven A. Andersson, Rita Mayfield, LaToya Greenwood, Camille Y. Lilly, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Melissa Conyears-Ervin, Jehan Gordon-Booth and André Thapedi

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford - Napoleon Harris, III - Kwame Raoul and Emil Jones, III)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/20/2018HouseGovernor Amendatory Veto

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
820 ILCS 112/10


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Equal Pay Act of 2003. Provides that no employer may discriminate between employees by paying wages to an African-American employee at a rate less than the rate at which the employer pays wages to another employee who is not African-American for the same or substantially similar work on a job that requires equal skill, effort, and responsibility and is performed under similar working conditions. Sets forth exceptions,

Governor Amendatory Veto Message
Recommends prohibiting pay and wage discrimination against any employee who belongs to a protected class that is based on race, color, national origin, or ancestry and against whom such practices would constitute "unlawful discrimination" under the Illinois Human Rights Act (rather than prohibiting pay and wage discrimination against African-American employees).

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/13/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/13/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/13/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/21/2018HouseAssigned to Economic Justice & Equity Committee
  2/23/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  2/28/2018HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Economic Justice & Equity Committee; 006-003-000
  3/1/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/6/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/6/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/6/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K Smith
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven A. Andersson
  3/7/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 066-011-000
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
  3/9/2018SenateArrive in Senate
  3/9/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/9/2018SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/9/2018SenateFirst Reading
  3/9/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/9/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  3/12/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  4/25/2018SenateAssigned to Labor
  5/9/2018SenateDo Pass Labor; 015-001-000
  5/9/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 10, 2018
  5/17/2018SenateSecond Reading
  5/17/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 18, 2018
  5/23/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  5/23/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
  5/23/2018HousePassed Both Houses
  6/21/2018HouseSent to the Governor
  8/20/2018HouseGovernor Amendatory Veto

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