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 Bill Status of HB3499  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  HUMAN RTS-DISCRIMINATION-RACE

House Sponsors
Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth and Kambium Buckner

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
775 ILCS 5/1-103from Ch. 68, par. 1-103
775 ILCS 5/5-102.2


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that the amendatory Act may be referred to as the CROWN (Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair) Act. Provides that "race" includes traits associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists. Provides that, with respect to places of public accommodation, the Department of Human Rights has jurisdiction over the denial or refusal of the full and equal enjoyment of (rather than the denial of access to) facilities, goods, or services.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/19/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  2/22/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/22/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/11/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
  3/16/2021HouseAssigned to Immigration & Human Rights Committee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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