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 Bill Status of HB5371  103rd General Assembly

Short Description:  HUMAN RIGHTS-VARIOUS

House Sponsors
Rep. Ann M. Williams - Eva-Dina Delgado - La Shawn K. Ford, Margaret Croke, Terra Costa Howard, Bob Morgan, Elizabeth "Lisa" Hernandez, Hoan Huynh, Theresa Mah, Joyce Mason, Diane Blair-Sherlock, Laura Faver Dias, Aaron M. Ortiz, Barbara Hernandez, Will Guzzardi, Cyril Nichols, Kelly M. Cassidy, Yolonda Morris, Jawaharial Williams, Kam Buckner, Maurice A. West, II, Edgar Gonzalez, Jr., Lindsey LaPointe, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., Anna Moeller, Norma Hernandez and Abdelnasser Rashid

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/12/2024HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
775 ILCS 5/2-102from Ch. 68, par. 2-102
775 ILCS 5/3-101from Ch. 68, par. 3-101
775 ILCS 5/3-102from Ch. 68, par. 3-102
775 ILCS 5/8-101
775 ILCS 5/8-111from Ch. 68, par. 8-111
775 ILCS 5/8B-104from Ch. 68, par. 8B-104
775 ILCS 5/10-103from Ch. 68, par. 10-103
775 ILCS 5/10-104
775 ILCS 5/8-113 rep.

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that an employer is responsible for harassment and sexual harassment of its employees by the employer's nonmanagerial and nonsupervisory employees, nonemployees, and third parties only if the employer becomes aware of the conduct and fails to take reasonable corrective measures. Changes the definition of "real estate transaction" to include any act that otherwise makes available such a transaction or alters a person's right to real property. Makes it a civil rights violation in a real estate transaction to: make unavailable or deny real property to discriminate in making available such a transaction; or use criteria or methods that have the effect of subjecting individuals to unlawful discrimination or discrimination based on familial status, immigration status, source of income, or an arrest record in a real estate transaction. Provides that an aggrieved party may take action to collect on a judicial order issued by the Circuit Court in an action initiated by the State, regardless of whether or not the aggrieved party intervened in an enforcement action of a Human Rights Commission order. Provides that, in imposing a penalty based on a real estate transaction violation, the Commission may order a respondent to pay a civil penalty per violation to vindicate the public interest, and in imposing a civil penalty to vindicate the public interest, a separate penalty may be imposed for each specific act constituting a civil rights violation and for each aggrieved party injured by the civil rights violation. Deletes language authorizing each commissioner of the Human Rights Commission to hire a staff attorney. Repeals language regarding the collection of information concerning employment discrimination in relation to persons affected by the federal Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Makes other changes.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Makes several stylistic changes.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Ann M. Williams
  2/9/2024HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2024HouseAssigned to Immigration & Human Rights Committee
  3/1/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margaret Croke
  3/11/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Ann M. Williams
  3/11/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/12/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Immigration & Human Rights Committee
  3/13/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  3/13/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Immigration & Human Rights Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/13/2024HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Immigration & Human Rights Committee; 007-004-000
  3/14/2024HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/14/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
  3/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth "Lisa" Hernandez
  3/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Hoan Huynh
  3/15/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  3/20/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  3/20/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Diane Blair-Sherlock
  3/20/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Faver Dias
  3/20/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
  3/21/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  4/11/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  4/11/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cyril Nichols
  4/11/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  4/12/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Yolonda Morris
  4/12/2024HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2024HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jawaharial Williams
  4/16/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kam Buckner
  4/16/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  4/16/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
  4/16/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
  4/16/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  4/16/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  4/16/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Eva-Dina Delgado
  4/16/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  4/16/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Ann M. Williams
  4/16/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/17/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Immigration & Human Rights Committee
  4/17/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Norma Hernandez
  4/17/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Abdelnasser Rashid
  4/17/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Immigration & Human Rights Committee; 010-000-000

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