Bill Status of SB0038 101st General Assembly
Short Description: SEXUAL HARASSMENT NO CONTACT
Sen. Melinda Bush - Michael E. Hastings
| 1/13/2021||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Sexual Harassment No Contact Order Act. Provides for the issuance of a sexual harassment no contact order under specified circumstances. Adds provisions relating to proceedings to obtain, modify, vacate, or extend any sexual harassment no contact order. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012 to create the offense of violation of a sexual harassment no contact order. Makes conforming changes in the Protective Orders Article of the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Amends the Code of Civil Procedure to limit nondisclosure agreements in sexual harassment settlements. Amends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Makes changes concerning: definitions; procedures following an employer's failure to post required notices; and employer disclosure requirements. Creates the Hotel and Casino Employee Safety Act. Requires hotels and casinos to adopt anti-sexual harassment policies and make panic buttons available to certain employees. Limits home rule powers. Amends the Illinois Freedom to Work Act to prohibit nondisclosure agreements between employers and low-wage employees. Amends the Victims' Economic Security and Safety Act to make the Act applicable in instances of sexual violence or harassment. Changes the definition of "sexual harassment" in the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act and the Lobbyist Registration Act. Creates the Stopping Predators from Evading Allegations of Abuse of Kids Act. Prohibits sexual abuse of children in youth sports and creates mandatory reporting requirements. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.