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 Bill Status of SB0858  97th General Assembly

Short Description:  FREEDOM TO WORK-LOW WAGE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Patricia Van Pelt - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Kimberly A. Lightford

House Sponsors
(Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin - LaToya Greenwood)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/18/2017SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0225

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
820 ILCS 90/5

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Freedom to Work Act. Provides that "low-wage employee" means an employee whose earnings do not exceed the greater of (1) the hourly rate equal to the minimum wage required by the applicable federal, State, or local minimum wage law or (2) $13.00 per hour (instead of an employee who earns the greater of the applicable minimum wage or $13.00 per hour). Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/7/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  2/7/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/8/2017SenateAssigned to Labor
  3/1/2017SenateDo Pass Labor; 016-000-000
  3/1/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 2, 2017
  3/20/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/30/2017SenateSecond Reading
  3/30/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 4, 2017
  4/25/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/25/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  4/25/2017HouseArrived in House
  5/2/2017HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
  5/3/2017HouseFirst Reading
  5/3/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/5/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  5/9/2017HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  5/17/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Labor & Commerce Committee; 022-000-000
  5/18/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/19/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
  5/19/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/22/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Labor & Commerce Committee
  5/22/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/22/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  5/24/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  5/24/2017SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/22/2017SenateSent to the Governor
  8/18/2017SenateGovernor Approved
  8/18/2017SenateEffective Date August 18, 2017
  8/18/2017SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0225

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