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 Bill Status of SB1723  101st General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Ram Villivalam - Toi W. Hutchinson - Ann Gillespie - Kimberly A. Lightford, Emil Jones, III and Laura Fine

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.891 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program Act. Requires the Department of Employment Security to establish and administer a Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program that provides family and medical leave insurance benefits to enable eligible employees to take paid family or medical leave for their own illness or to care for a newborn child, a newly adopted or newly placed foster child, or a family member with a serious health condition. Provides for the collection of payroll premiums beginning one year after the effective date of the Act and for benefits under the Act to be available one year after the commencement of premium collection. Sets forth eligibility requirements for benefits, including that the employee must have worked for the same employer for 12 weeks or more and worked 240 or more hours. Provides that the work requirements must be met annually. Defines "employer" as a person, partnership, corporation, association, labor placement agency, or other business entity that pays wages and any other employer subject to the Unemployment Insurance Act except the State and its political subdivisions and instrumentalities. Contains provisions concerning disqualification from benefits; premium payments; the amount and duration of benefits; the recovery of erroneous payments; hearings; defaulted premium payments; elective coverage; employment protection; coordination of family leave; and other matters. Provides phase-in periods for collection of moneys and claims for benefits under the Act. Amends the State Finance Act. Creates the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Account Fund. Effective January 1, 2020.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Ram Villivalam
  2/15/2019SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/27/2019SenateAssigned to Labor
  3/5/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  3/6/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie
  3/7/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/13/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Ram Villivalam
  3/13/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/14/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  3/14/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Labor
  3/20/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Labor
  3/20/2019SenatePostponed - Labor
  3/22/2019SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As March 28, 2019
  3/25/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  3/28/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  3/28/2019SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

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