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 Bill Status of SB1697  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  HUMAN RTS-RELIG-HAIR-CLOTHING

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins and Daniel Biss

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/15/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 16, 2017

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
775 ILCS 5/2-102from Ch. 68, par. 2-102


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that it is a violation for an employer to impose as a condition of obtaining or retaining employment any term or condition that requires a person to violate or forgo a sincerely held practice of his or her religion including the wearing of any attire, clothing, or facial hair in accordance with the requirements of his or her religion. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that dress codes or grooming policies that include restrictions related to the maintenance of workplace safety or food sanitation are not prohibited.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/9/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/28/2017SenateAssigned to Labor
  3/2/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  3/9/2017SenatePostponed - Labor
  3/10/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/10/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/14/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Labor
  3/15/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/15/2017SenateDo Pass as Amended Labor; 011-000-000
  3/15/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 16, 2017

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