Bill Status of HB4065 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: DESCENDANTS OF AM SLAVES PREF
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
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".