Synopsis As Introduced Creates the Task Force on Employment of Persons with Past Criminal Convictions to examine barriers faced by person with past criminal convictions with respect to obtaining employment.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Provides that the Director of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, or his or her designee shall also serve ex-officio on the Task Force. Provides that the departments of State government and the Illinois Human Rights Commission represented on the Task Force shall work cooperatively to provide administrative support for the Task Force and provides that the Department of Employment Security shall be the primary agency in providing that support.
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Changes the date in which the Task Force must report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and General Assembly from October 31, 2006 to January 1, 2007.