Full Text of SB1319 101st General Assembly
SB1319 101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2019 and 2020
Introduced 2/7/2019___________, by
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
20 ILCS 105/3
from Ch. 23, par. 6103
20 ILCS 105/3.11 new
210 ILCS 9/97 new
Amends the Illinois Act on the Aging. Defines "greatest social need"
for the purpose of a specified rule. Makes a conforming change. Amends the
Assisted Living and Shared Housing Act. Prohibits unlawful discrimination
by an owner, licensee, administrator, employee, or agent of an assisted
living establishment of residents in assisted living establishments.
Provides that unlawful discrimination does not include an action by an
owner, licensee, administrator, employee, or agent that is required by the
Act or rules adopted under the Act. Effective immediately.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning regulation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Act on the Aging is amended by
changing Section 3 and by adding Section 3.11 as follows:
(20 ILCS 105/3)
(from Ch. 23, par. 6103)
As used in this Act, unless the context otherwise
terms specified in Sections 3.01 through
have the meanings
them in those Sections.
(Source: P.A. 88-254.)
(20 ILCS 105/3.11 new)
Greatest social need.
For the purposes of 89
Ill. Adm. Code 210.50, "greatest social need" means the need
caused by noneconomic factors that restrict an individual's
ability to perform normal daily tasks or that threaten his or
her capacity to live independently. These factors include
physical or mental disability, language barriers, and cultural
or social isolation caused by, among other things, racial and
ethnic status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, or HIV status.
The Assisted Living and Shared Housing Act is
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amended by adding Section 97 as follows:
(210 ILCS 9/97 new)
No resident shall be
subjected to unlawful discrimination as defined in Section
1-103 of the Illinois Human Rights Act by any owner, licensee,
administrator, employee, or agent of an assisted living
establishment. Unlawful discrimination does not include an
action by any owner, licensee, administrator, employee, or
agent of an assisted living establishment that is required by
this Act or rules adopted under this Act.
This Act takes effect upon