Bill Status of HB5701 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: DISABILITY STATE EMPLOYMENT
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
| 1/8/2013||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
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.