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 Bill Status of HB5701  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the People with Disabilities Act. Provides that the Act concerns people with disabilities as to: delivery of State services; State employment; State agencies' goals; and a People with Disabilities State Employment Plan. Provides that "disability" has the same meaning as in the Illinois Human Rights Act (determinable physical or mental characteristic of a person). Provides that the Department of Central Management Services shall: develop and implement plans to increase the number of people with disabilities employed by the State; prepare a People with Disabilities State Employment Plan; annually report to the General Assembly State agency activities under the Plan; and assist State agencies with training programs. Provides that each State agency shall implement the Plan and provide a Plan report annually to the Department. Creates the People with Disabilities State Employment Plan Advisory Council with 11 members (each a subject matter expert on people with disabilities), appointed by the Governor, who shall serve without compensation, but be reimbursed for reasonable expenses from appropriated funds. Includes other provisions. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/16/2012HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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