Rep. Celina Villanueva

Filed: 4/9/2019





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 3196 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the
5Immigration Task Force Act.
6    Section 5. Immigration Task Force.
7    (a) There is hereby established the Immigration Task Force.
8    (b) The Task Force shall consist of 24 members appointed as
10        (1) one member appointed by the President of the
11    Senate;
12        (2) one member appointed by the Speaker of the House of
13    Representatives;
14        (3) one member appointed by the Minority Leader of the
15    Senate;
16        (4) one member appointed by the Minority Leader of the



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1    House of Representatives;
2        (5) one representative of the Governor's Office;
3        (6) one representative of the Governor's Office of
4    Management and Budget;
5        (7) one representative of the Lieutenant Governor's
6    Office;
7        (8) the Executive Director of the Illinois Housing
8    Development Authority, or his or her designee;
9        (9) the Secretary of Human Services; or his or her
10    designee;
11        (10) the Director on Aging, or his or her designee;
12        (11) the Director of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
13    or his or her designee;
14        (12) the Director of Children and Family Services or
15    his or her designee;
16        (13) the Director of Public Health or his or her
17    designee;
18        (14) the Director of Healthcare and Family Services or
19    his or her designee;
20        (15) the Director of Human Rights or his or her
21    designee; and
22        (16) the Director of Employment Security or his or her
23    designee;
24        (17) the Chairman of the State Board of Education or
25    his or her designee;
26        (18) the Chairman of the Board of Higher Education or



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1    his or her designee;
2        (19) the Chairman of the Illinois Community College
3    Board or his or her designee; and
4        (20) five representatives from organizations offering
5    aid or services to immigrants, appointed by the Governor.
6    (c) The Task Force shall convene as soon as practicable
7after the effective date of this Act, and shall hold at least
812 meetings. Members of the Task Force shall serve without
9compensation. The Department of Human Services, in
10consultation with any other State agency relevant to the issue
11of immigration in this State, shall provide administrative and
12other support to the Task Force.
13    (d) The Task Force shall examine the following issues:
14        (1) what the State of Illinois is currently doing to
15    proactively help immigrant communities in this State,
16    including whether such persons are receiving help to become
17    citizens, receiving help to become business owners, and
18    receiving aid for educational purposes;
19        (2) what can the State do going forward to improve
20    relations between the State and immigrant communities in
21    this State;
22        (3) what is the status of immigrant communities from
23    urban, suburban, and rural areas of this State, and whether
24    adequate support and resources have been provided to these
25    communities;
26        (4) the extent to which immigrants in this State are



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1    being discriminated against;
2        (5) whether the laws specifically intended to benefit
3    immigrant populations in this State are actually having a
4    beneficial effect;
5        (6) whether the State has parity in terms of hiring
6    immigrant persons;
7        (7) the practices and procedures of the federal
8    Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency within this
9    State;
10        (8) the use and condition of detention centers in this
11    State; and
12        (9) all contracts in Illinois entered into with the
13    federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency,
14    including contracts with private detention centers, the
15    Illinois State Police, and the Secretary of State Division
16    of Motor Vehicles.
17    (e) The Task Force shall report its findings and
18recommendations based upon its examination of issues under
19subsection (d) to the Governor and the General Assembly on or
20before May 31, 2020.
21    Section 10. Repeal. This Act is repealed on January 1,
23    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
24becoming law.".