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 Bill Status of SB1720  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  ANTI-WAGE THEFT-STATE CONTRACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Daniel Biss and Cristina Castro

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/26/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 27, 2017

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
30 ILCS 500/50-14.6 new
30 ILCS 500/50-60
820 ILCS 115/14from Ch. 48, par. 39m-14


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Prohibits any person or business that violates the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act, the Minimum Wage Law, the Illinois Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, the Employee Classification Act, the Day and Temporary Labor Services Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, or any comparable state statute or regulation of any state which governs the payment of wages to do business with the State or any State agency or enter into a subcontract that is subject to the Code for a period of 5 years. Amends the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act. Amends the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act. Provides that an employer that is able to pay wages and who refuses to pay is guilty of a Class 4 felony with respect to amounts of $5,000 or less (rather than a Class B misdemeanor) and of a Class 3 felony with respect to amounts greater than $5,000 (rather than a Class A misdemeanor). Provides that a subsequent failure to pay within 5 years (rather than 2 years) of a prior conviction is a Class 3 felony (rather than a Class 4 felony).

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that a person or business that is subject to an adverse civil judgment related to violations of certain laws concerning wage payments may not do business with the State for a period of 5 years. Revises proposed changes in penalties for failure to pay wages, final compensation, or wage supplements. For unpaid amounts of $5,000 or less increases the penalty to a Class A (currently Class B) misdemeanor instead of increasing the penalty to a Class 4 felony. For unpaid amounts of more than $5,000 increases the penalty to a Class 4 felony (currently Class A misdemeanor) instead of increasing the penalty to a Class 3 felony.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Daniel Biss
  2/9/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/28/2017SenateAssigned to Labor
  3/6/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Daniel Biss
  3/6/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/7/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Labor
  3/8/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/9/2017SenateDo Pass as Amended Labor; 011-005-000
  3/9/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 14, 2017
  3/15/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  4/26/2017SenateSecond Reading
  4/26/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 27, 2017

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