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Full Text of SB2999  100th General Assembly


Sen. Patricia Van Pelt

Filed: 4/20/2018





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 2999 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act is
5amended by adding Section 9.5 as follows:
6    (820 ILCS 115/9.5 new)
7    Sec. 9.5. Reimbursement of employee expenses.
8    (a) An employer shall reimburse an employee for all
9necessary expenditures or losses incurred by the employee
10within the employee's scope of employment and directly related
11to services performed for the employer. As used in this
12Section, "necessary expenditures" means all reasonable
13expenditures or losses required of the employee in the
14discharge of employment duties and that inure to the primary
15benefit of the employer. An employee shall submit any necessary
16expenditure with appropriate supporting documentation within



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130 calendar days after incurring the expense, except that an
2employer may provide additional time for submitting requests
3for reimbursement in a written expense reimbursement policy.
4Where supporting documentation is nonexistent, missing, or
5lost, the employee shall submit a signed statement regarding
6any such receipts.
7    (b) An employee is not entitled to reimbursement under this
8Section if (i) the employer has an established written expense
9reimbursement policy and (ii) the employee failed to comply
10with the written expense reimbursement policy. An employer is
11not liable under this Section unless the employer authorized or
12required the employee to incur the necessary expenditure or the
13employer failed to comply with its own written expense
14reimbursement policy.
15    (c) To ensure consistency with federal law, any rules
16adopted by the Department and interpretation of this Section
17shall be consistent and not in conflict with federal
18regulations and guidelines regarding employer requirements for
19reimbursement of employee expenses.".