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 Bill Status of HB5046  100th General Assembly

Short Description:  FAIR SCHEDULING ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch - Kelly M. Cassidy - Litesa E. Wallace and Silvana Tabares

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.886 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Fair Scheduling Act. Requires employers to provide work schedules to employees at least 72 hours before the start of the first shift of the work schedule. Provides for reporting pay when an employee's work shift is canceled or reduced within 72 of the beginning of the shift. Prohibits retaliation by employers when employees seek to enforce rights under the Act. Authorizes private actions for damages. Provides for administration and enforcement by the Department of Labor. Provides for monetary penalties. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Fair Scheduling Act Enforcement Fund, a special fund in the State treasury. Sets forth the uses of moneys in the Fund. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  2/14/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2018HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  4/10/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
  4/12/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  4/13/2018HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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