Bill Status of HB5457 101st General Assembly
Short Description: DISCRIMINATION-INCOME SOURCE
Rep. Anne Stava-Murray and Kelly M. Cassidy
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Changes the Section concerning the declaration of policy to include preventing discrimination based on source of income. Defines "source of income" as the source of any lawful income or any lawful rent payment that can be verified as to its amount, length of time received, regularity, or receipt, including any subsidy authorized under Section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 and any other local, State, or federal subsidy, grant, or benefit. Provides that it is a civil rights violation for an owner or any other person engaging in a real estate transaction, or a real estate broker or salesman, to engage in specified behaviors because of source of income. Effective immediately.