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Full Text of SB3038  98th General Assembly


Sen. Kwame Raoul

Filed: 4/4/2014





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 3038 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Workplace Violence Prevention Act is
5amended by adding Section 40 as follows:
6    (820 ILCS 275/40 new)
7    Sec. 40. Exemption.
8    (a) This Act does not apply to any individual or
9organization that is lawfully (i) monitoring for compliance
10with public or worker safety laws, wage and hour requirements,
11or other statutory requirements or (ii) picketing, patrolling,
12using a banner, or otherwise protesting at the workplace in
13relation to a bona fide labor dispute including any controversy
14concerning wages, salaries, hours, working conditions or
15benefits, including health and welfare, sick leave, insurance,
16and pension or retirement provisions, the making or maintaining



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1of collective bargaining agreements, and the terms to be
2included in those agreements.
3    (b) This Act does not apply to any lawful exercise of the
4right of free speech or assembly.
5    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
6becoming law.".