Bill Status of HB5412  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  WAGE PAYMENT & COLLECTION

House Sponsors
Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr. - Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz - Michael Kelly - Natalie A. Manley - Lakesia Collins, Martin J. Moylan, Will Guzzardi, Rita Mayfield and Frances Ann Hurley

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Cristina Castro - Don Harmon, Robert F. Martwick, Celina Villanueva and Jacqueline Y. Collins)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/10/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-1076

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
820 ILCS 115/13.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act. Provides that, for all contracts entered into on or after July 1, 2022, a primary contractor making or taking a contract in the State for the erection, construction, alteration, or repair of a building, structure, or other private work in the State, shall assume, and is liable for, any debt owed to a claimant incurred pursuant to the Act by a subcontractor at any tier acting under, by, or for the primary contractor for the wage claimant's performance of labor included in the subject of the contract between the primary contractor and the owner. Provides exemption from liability for a property owner who acts as a primary contractor related to the erection, construction, alteration, or repair of his or her primary residence. Defines terms. Provides that the primary contractor's liability under the new provisions shall extend only to any unpaid wages or fringe or other benefit payments or contributions, including interest owed, penalties assessed by the Department, and reasonable attorney's fees, but shall not extend to liquidated damages. Provides that a primary contractor or any other person shall not evade or commit any act that negates the requirements of the new provisions. Provides that the obligations and remedies provided in the new provisions shall be in addition to any obligations and remedies otherwise provided by law, except that nothing in the new provisions shall be construed to impose liability on a primary contractor for anything other than unpaid wages, fringe or other benefit payment contributions, penalties assessed by the Department of Labor, interest owed, and reasonable attorney's fees. Provides that claims brought pursuant to the new provisions shall be done so in accordance with provisions concerning violations of the Act.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
In provisions concerning primary contractor responsibility for wage claims in the construction industry, provides that nothing shall supersede or modify the express terms contained in any collective bargaining agreement relating to the primary contractor's liability to pay the wages of its subcontractor's employees. Provides that prior to the commencement of any civil action, a claimant or a representative of a claimant shall provide written notice to the employer and to the primary contractor detailing the nature and basis for the claim. Provides that failure of the employer or the primary contractor to resolve the claim within 10 days after receipt of this notice, or during any agreed upon period extending this deadline, may result in the filing of a civil action to enforce the provisions of the Act.

House Floor Amendment No. 3
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the contents of the bill as amended by House Amendment No. 1 with the following changes: Provides that specified provisions do not apply to work performed by a contractor of the federal government, the State, a special district, a city, a county, or any political subdivision of the State (rather than the State, a special district, a city, a county, or any political subdivision of the State). Provides that nothing shall supersede or modify the obligations and liability that any primary contractor, subcontractor, or property owner may bear as an employer under the Act or any other applicable law. Provides that primary contractors who are parties to a collective bargaining agreement on the project where the work is being performed shall be exempt from specified provisions. Effective immediately.

 Pension Note, House Floor Amendment No. 2 (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
 HB 5412, (H-AM 2) will not impact any public pension fund or retirement system in the State of Illinois.

 Pension Note, House Floor Amendment No. 3 (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
 HB 5412, (H-AM 3) will not impact any public pension fund or retirement system in the State of Illinois.

 State Debt Impact Note, House Floor Amendment No. 2 (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 HB 5412 (H-AM 2) would not change the amount of authorization for any type of State-issued bond, and, therefore, would not affect the level of State indebtedness.

 State Debt Impact Note, House Floor Amendment No. 3 (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 HB 5412 (H-AM 3) would not change the amount of authorization for any type of State-issued bond, and, therefore, would not affect the level of State indebtedness.

 Judicial Note, House Floor Amendment No. 2 (Admin Office of the Illinois Courts)
 The legislation will not increase or decrease the number of judges needed in the State of Illinois.

 Judicial Note, House Floor Amendment No. 3 (Admin Office of the Illinois Courts)
 The legislation will not increase or decrease the number of judges needed in the State of Illinois.

 Land Conveyance Appraisal Note, House Floor Amendment No. 2 (Dept. of Transportation)
 No land conveyances are included in this bill, therefore, there are no appraisals to be filed.

 Land Conveyance Appraisal Note, House Floor Amendment No. 3 (Dept. of Transportation)
 No land conveyances are included in this bill, therefore, there are no appraisals to be filed.

 Balanced Budget Note, House Floor Amendment No. 2 (Office of Management and Budget)
 Please be advised that the Balanced Budget Note Act does not apply to House Bill 5412, as amended by House Amendment 2 as it is not a supplemental appropriation that increases or decreases appropriations. Under the Act, a balanced budget note must be prepared only for bills that change a general funds appropriation for the fiscal year in which the new bill is enacted.

 Balanced Budget Note, House Floor Amendment No. 3 (Office of Management and Budget)
 Please be advised that the Balanced Budget Note Act does not apply to House Bill 5412, as amended by House Amendment 3 as it is not a supplemental appropriation that increases or decreases appropriations. Under the Act, a balanced budget note must be prepared only for bills that change a general funds appropriation for the fiscal year in which the new bill is enacted.

 Housing Affordability Impact Note, House Floor Amendment No. 2 (Housing Development Authority)
 This legislation is anticipated to have no effect on the cost of constructing, purchasing, owning, or selling a single-family residence.

 Housing Affordability Impact Note, House Floor Amendment No. 3 (Housing Development Authority)
 This legislation is anticipated to have no effect on the cost of constructing, purchasing, owning, or selling a single-family residence.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/28/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  1/31/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  2/15/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  2/15/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/15/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  2/16/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Labor & Commerce Committee
  2/16/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Labor & Commerce Committee; by Voice Vote
  2/16/2022HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Labor & Commerce Committee; 017-005-000
  2/17/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/28/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  2/28/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  3/1/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Labor & Commerce Committee
  3/2/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Labor & Commerce Committee; 018-008-001
  3/2/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  3/2/2022HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/2/2022HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Kelly
  3/3/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Pension Note Filed as Amended
  3/3/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Pension Note Filed as Amended
  3/3/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 State Debt Impact Note Filed as Amended
  3/3/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 State Debt Impact Note Filed as Amended
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lakesia Collins
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Kelly
  3/3/2022HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Kelly
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lakesia Collins
  3/3/2022HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Lakesia Collins
  3/3/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Judicial Note Filed as Amended
  3/3/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Judicial Note Filed as Amended
  3/3/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Withdrawn by Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  3/3/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted
  3/3/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/3/2022HouseRemoved from Short Debate Status
  3/3/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  3/3/2022HousePlaced on Calendar - Consideration Postponed
  3/3/2022HouseThird Reading - Consideration Postponed
  3/3/2022HouseThird Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 062-036-000
  3/3/2022HouseMotion Filed to Reconsider Vote Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  3/4/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Land Conveyance Appraisal Note Filed as Amended
  3/4/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Land Conveyance Appraisal Note Filed as Amended
  3/4/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Balanced Budget Note Filed as Amended
  3/4/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Balanced Budget Note Filed as Amended
  3/4/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Housing Affordability Impact Note Filed as Amended
  3/4/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Housing Affordability Impact Note Filed as Amended
  3/7/2022HouseMotion to Reconsider Vote - Withdrawn Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  3/7/2022SenateArrive in Senate
  3/7/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/7/2022SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/7/2022SenateFirst Reading
  3/7/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/16/2022SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/22/2022SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Cristina Castro
  3/23/2022SenatePostponed - Executive
  3/25/2022SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 4, 2022
  3/29/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert F. Martwick
  3/30/2022SenateDo Pass Executive; 011-006-000
  3/30/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  3/30/2022SenateSecond Reading
  3/30/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 31, 2022
  3/31/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  4/1/2022SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As April 8, 2022
  4/5/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Celina Villanueva
  4/8/2022SenateThird Reading - Passed; 038-018-000
  4/8/2022SenateMotion Filed to Reconsider Vote ** Sen. Cristina Castro
  4/13/2022SenateMotion to Reconsider Vote Withdrawn
  4/13/2022HousePassed Both Houses
  4/22/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/12/2022HouseSent to the Governor
  6/10/2022HouseGovernor Approved
  6/10/2022HouseEffective Date June 10, 2022
  6/10/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-1076