Synopsis As Introduced Creates the Young Adult Community State Employment Plan Act. Contains a Purposes Section. Defines terms. Provides that the Department of Central Management Services shall: develop and implement plans to increase the number of young adult community members employed by State government, including those at supervisory, technical, professional, and managerial levels; prepare a Young Adult Community State Employment Plan; annually report to the General Assembly each State agency's activities that implement the Plan; and assist State agencies with training programs to meet their affirmative action and equal employment opportunity goals. Provides that each State agency shall implement programs under the Plan to increase the number of young adult community members employed by the State and report annually to the Department its activities that implement the Plan. Creates the Young Adult Community State Employment Plan Advisory Council, consisting of 11 members appointed by the Governor, each of whom shall be a subject matter expert on the young adult community. Provides that members shall serve without compensation, but shall be reimbursed for reasonable expenses from appropriated funds. Includes other provisions. Effective immediately.
House Committee Amendment No. 2 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Commission on Young Adult Employment Act. Contains provisions concerning the appointment, term, and reimbursement of members of the Commission on Young Adult Employment. Provides that Chicago State University shall provide administrative support to the Commission. Provides that the Commission shall identify issues concerning the readiness and ability of young adults to find employment after graduating from college or otherwise completing their education that may be addressed by the current and future General Assemblies. Provides that the Commission shall consult with State agencies, community stakeholders, other universities and institutions of higher education, and local school boards. Provides that the Commission shall file annual reports setting forth its findings and recommendations. Repeals the Act on January 1, 2019. Effective immediately.