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 Bill Status of HB3914  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  POSITIVE ACTION ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Mary E. Flowers and Camille Y. Lilly

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Christopher Belt - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Patricia Van Pelt - Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Mattie Hunter and Adriane Johnson)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/30/2021HouseSent to the Governor

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
10 ILCS 5/7-14.1from Ch. 46, par. 7-14.1
15 ILCS 310/18from Ch. 124, par. 118
15 ILCS 410/18from Ch. 15, par. 453
20 ILCS 30/20
20 ILCS 105/4.01from Ch. 23, par. 6104.01
20 ILCS 405/405-125was 20 ILCS 405/67.31
20 ILCS 415/8b.3from Ch. 127, par. 63b108b.3
20 ILCS 620/3from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 1003
20 ILCS 665/13afrom Ch. 127, par. 200-33a
20 ILCS 2310/2310-213
20 ILCS 3990/9from Ch. 48, par. 2609
25 ILCS 130/1-2from Ch. 63, par. 1001-2
25 ILCS 130/1-4from Ch. 63, par. 1001-4
30 ILCS 535/80from Ch. 127, par. 4151-80
50 ILCS 615/10
50 ILCS 742/10
55 ILCS 85/3from Ch. 34, par. 7003
65 ILCS 5/11-74.4-3from Ch. 24, par. 11-74.4-3
65 ILCS 5/11-74.6-10
65 ILCS 110/10
70 ILCS 210/23.1from Ch. 85, par. 1243.1
70 ILCS 210/26from Ch. 85, par. 1246
70 ILCS 810/14from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 6417
70 ILCS 1505/16afrom Ch. 105, par. 333.16a
70 ILCS 2605/11.3from Ch. 42, par. 331.3
70 ILCS 3205/9from Ch. 85, par. 6009
70 ILCS 3210/40
70 ILCS 3615/2.02from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 702.02
70 ILCS 3615/2.14from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 702.14
70 ILCS 3615/3A.05from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 703A.05
70 ILCS 3615/3B.05from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 703B.05
105 ILCS 5/10-23.5from Ch. 122, par. 10-23.5
105 ILCS 5/24-12from Ch. 122, par. 24-12
110 ILCS 205/9.21from Ch. 144, par. 189.21
230 ILCS 5/12.1from Ch. 8, par. 37-12.1
230 ILCS 5/20from Ch. 8, par. 37-20
230 ILCS 10/5.1from Ch. 120, par. 2405.1
230 ILCS 10/7from Ch. 120, par. 2407
230 ILCS 10/7.11
620 ILCS 65/27
775 ILCS 5/1-101.1
775 ILCS 5/1-102from Ch. 68, par. 1-102
775 ILCS 5/1-103from Ch. 68, par. 1-103
775 ILCS 5/2-105from Ch. 68, par. 2-105
775 ILCS 5/2-106
775 ILCS 5/7-101from Ch. 68, par. 7-101
775 ILCS 5/7-105from Ch. 68, par. 7-105
775 ILCS 5/7-105afrom Ch. 68, par. 7-105a
775 ILCS 5/10-102from Ch. 68, par. 10-102
815 ILCS 710/4from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 754


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Positive Action Act. Provides that each State agency and employer shall take positive action when it reasonably believes such action is necessary to rectify discrimination or a disadvantage towards persons having a protected characteristic. Allows for favorable consideration in the process of recruitment or promotion for persons having a protected characteristic. Provides that each State agency and employer shall have a duty of equality in relation to employment and its employees. Specifies further requirements concerning the duty of equality. Requires each State agency to perform an internal examination for the existence of eugenics-inspired policies, and issue an annual report to the Governor and the General Assembly. Requires each State agency to take positive action and implement strategies and programs to eliminate and prevent any disparities created by discriminatory administrative rules, policies, and procedures. Provides for the adoption of rules. Provides that nothing in the Act shall be construed to contravene any federal law or requirement regarding affirmative action or its application to State law. Makes conforming changes for the purpose of changing references from "affirmative action" to "positive action". Defines terms.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
New Act
10 ILCS 5/7-14.1
15 ILCS 310/18
15 ILCS 410/18
20 ILCS 30/20
20 ILCS 105/4.01
20 ILCS 405/405-125was 20 ILCS 405/67.31
20 ILCS 415/8b.3
20 ILCS 620/3
20 ILCS 665/13a
20 ILCS 2310/2310-213
20 ILCS 3990/9
25 ILCS 130/1-2
25 ILCS 130/1-4
30 ILCS 535/80
50 ILCS 615/10
50 ILCS 742/10
55 ILCS 85/3
65 ILCS 5/11-74.4-3
65 ILCS 5/11-74.6-10
65 ILCS 110/10
70 ILCS 210/23.1
70 ILCS 210/26
70 ILCS 810/14
70 ILCS 1505/16a
70 ILCS 2605/11.3
70 ILCS 3205/9
70 ILCS 3210/40
70 ILCS 3615/2.02
70 ILCS 3615/2.14
70 ILCS 3615/3A.05
70 ILCS 3615/3B.05
105 ILCS 5/10-23.5
105 ILCS 5/24-12
110 ILCS 205/9.21
230 ILCS 5/12.1
230 ILCS 5/20
230 ILCS 10/5.1
230 ILCS 10/7
230 ILCS 10/7.11
620 ILCS 65/27
775 ILCS 5/1-101.1
775 ILCS 5/1-102
775 ILCS 5/1-103
775 ILCS 5/2-105
775 ILCS 5/2-106
775 ILCS 5/7-101
775 ILCS 5/7-105
775 ILCS 5/7-105a
775 ILCS 5/10-102
815 ILCS 710/4
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 405/405-101 new
20 ILCS 405/405-123 new
20 ILCS 405/405-124 new
20 ILCS 415/8b.4from Ch. 127, par. 63b108b.4

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Department of Central Management Services Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides requirements concerning Positive Action towards addressing systemic racism and barriers to increase workforce diversity in State employment. Requires each State agency to establish the goal of increasing diversity on interview panels in order to increase State employment opportunities provided to women, minority persons, and specified other persons. Provides further requirements concerning State agency interview panel diversity. Requires the Department of Central Management Services to increase State employment career counseling opportunities for individuals who are in arrears on their child support payments. Requires the Department to dedicate staff to consult with individuals and organizations informed on the subject of non-payment of child support to develop plans for the most effective career counseling opportunities for these individuals. Amends the Personnel Code. Provides that candidates who are alleged to have attempted deception or fraud in connection with an examination shall be afforded the opportunity to appeal and provide information to support their appeal which shall be considered when determining their eligibility as a candidate for employment. Makes further changes concerning the jurisdiction of the Department of Central Management Services with respect to selection and tenure on the basis of merit and fitness. Effective January 1, 2022.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/19/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  2/22/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/22/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2021HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  3/24/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Labor & Commerce Committee; 015-010-000
  4/8/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/22/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/22/2021HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 071-042-000
  4/22/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  4/23/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/23/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 27, 2021
  4/28/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/28/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/28/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/28/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
  5/3/2021SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Christopher Belt
  5/4/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/10/2021SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  5/12/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Christopher Belt
  5/12/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/14/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Judiciary
  5/18/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/19/2021SenateDo Pass as Amended Judiciary; 007-000-000
  5/19/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 20, 2021
  5/20/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  5/20/2021SenateSecond Reading
  5/20/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 21, 2021
  5/20/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  5/21/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/25/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  5/26/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  5/27/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
  5/27/2021HouseArrived in House
  5/27/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/28/2021HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  5/28/2021HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/29/2021HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Labor & Commerce Committee
  5/30/2021HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Labor & Commerce Committee; 017-011-000
  6/1/2021HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 076-036-000
  6/1/2021HouseHouse Concurs
  6/1/2021HousePassed Both Houses
  6/30/2021HouseSent to the Governor

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