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 Bill Status of HB1624  97th General Assembly

Short Description:  JOB PRESERVATION ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Emily McAsey - Carol A. Sente - Ann Williams - Jack McGuire - Deborah Mell, Rita Mayfield, Michelle Mussman and Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 500/30-45
30 ILCS 805/8.35 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Job Preservation Act of 2011. Provides that companies that lose 100 or more employees due to outsourcing of jobs are ineligible to receive procurement contracts with the State or units of local government and to receive government grants, loans, tax incentives, or other economic incentives. Requires certain companies that lose 100 or more employees to notify the Department of Labor about the loss. Requires the Department to send a survey to companies that report the loss of 100 or more employees in order to determine the number of employees lost because of outsourcing jobs outside of the United States. Requires the Department to provide written notice of any company identified under the Act to the Governor, the General Assembly, State agencies, and units of local government. Preempts home rule powers. Exempts the Job Preservation Act of 2011 from the reimbursement requirements of the State Mandates Act. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Emily McAsey
  2/15/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2011HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  2/22/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  3/3/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann Williams
  3/3/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack McGuire
  3/3/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Mell
  3/8/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  3/10/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  3/17/2011HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  2/15/2012HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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