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 Bill Status of HB4065  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DESCENDANTS OF AM SLAVES PREF

House Sponsors
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/13/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 415/8b.21 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Personnel Code. Provides that qualified applicants who are American descendants of chattel slavery shall be eligible for a hiring preference for employment by the State of Illinois. Provides that to be qualified for the preference, the applicant must otherwise qualify for the job, and be eligible for the position. Provides that the preference shall be in the form of points added to the final grades of the persons if they otherwise qualify and are entitled to appear on the list of those eligible for appointments. Provides for the adoption of rules. Defines "American descendants of chattel slavery".

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  4/12/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  4/13/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/13/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee

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