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 Bill Status of SB1561  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  HUMAN RIGHTS ACT-HOUSING

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Celina Villanueva and Robert F. Martwick

House Sponsors
(Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz and Elizabeth Hernandez)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/13/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0362

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
775 ILCS 5/1-103from Ch. 68, par. 1-103
775 ILCS 5/2-105from Ch. 68, par. 2-105
775 ILCS 5/3-102.10 new
775 ILCS 5/5A-101.1
775 ILCS 5/6-101from Ch. 68, par. 6-101
775 ILCS 5/6-101.5 new
775 ILCS 5/7A-101from Ch. 68, par. 7A-101
775 ILCS 5/7B-101from Ch. 68, par. 7B-101
775 ILCS 5/7B-102from Ch. 68, par. 7B-102
775 ILCS 5/8A-101from Ch. 68, par. 8A-101
775 ILCS 5/8B-101from Ch. 68, par. 8B-101


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that it is a civil rights violation for a third-party loan modification service provider, because of unlawful discrimination, familial status, or an arrest record, to (1) refuse to engage in loan modification services or to discriminate in making such services available, or (2) alter the terms, conditions, or privileges of such services. Makes changes concerning what constitutes retaliation under various Articles of the Act. Provides that, in proceedings relating to real estate transactions, the failure of the Department to notify the complainant or respondent in writing of the reasons for not completing an investigation on the allegations set forth in a charge within 100 days shall not deprive the Department of jurisdiction over the charge. Makes corresponding and other changes.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that it is a civil rights violation for a third-party loan modification service provider, because of unlawful discrimination, familial status, or an arrest record, to (1) refuse to engage in loan modification services, (2) alter the terms, conditions, or privileges of such services, or (3) discriminate in making such services available (rather than "to (1) refuse to engage in loan modification services or to discriminate in making such services available, or (2) alter the terms, conditions, or privileges of such services").

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Celina Villanueva
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/9/2021SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/16/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert F. Martwick
  3/16/2021SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 008-000-000
  3/16/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 17, 2021
  4/21/2021SenateSecond Reading
  4/21/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 22, 2021
  4/22/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  4/22/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/22/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  4/23/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/23/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/4/2021HouseAssigned to Immigration & Human Rights Committee
  5/11/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  5/11/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/12/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Immigration & Human Rights Committee
  5/12/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Immigration & Human Rights Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/12/2021HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Immigration & Human Rights Committee; 005-003-000
  5/13/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/18/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/19/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/19/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/20/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 097-019-000
  5/21/2021SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/21/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 24, 2021
  5/27/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Celina Villanueva
  5/27/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/30/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Executive
  5/30/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Executive; 015-000-000
  5/31/2021SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 056-000-000
  5/31/2021SenateSenate Concurs
  5/31/2021SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/29/2021SenateSent to the Governor
  8/13/2021SenateGovernor Approved
  8/13/2021SenateEffective Date January 1, 2022
  8/13/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0362

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