SEVERNS-LINK-GEO-KARIS-KARPIEL-FARLEY, MYERS,J, VIVERITO AND DEMUZIO.
EMPLOYERS-REPORT HIRE TO DES
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the New Hire Reporting Act. Requires employers to report
newly hired employees to the Department of Employment Security, and
requires that Department to maintain a database of reported
information and share that information with the Departments of Public
Aid and Human Services, circuit clerks, and federal offices for
purposes of enabling them to perform their duties concerning
collection of child support. Provides penalties for failure to comply
with reporting requirements. Requires the Department of Public Aid to
establish a community advisory committee to oversee implementation of
the Act and to take other actions. Amends the income withholding
provisions of the Public Aid Code, the Marriage and Dissolution of
Marriage Act, the Non-Support of Spouse and Children Act, the Revised
Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act, and the Parentage Act
of 1984. Provides for orders for withholding to be served by regular
or certified mail or facsimile (now, by certified mail or personal
delivery). Requires a payor's nonperformance within specified time
periods to be documented by certified mail return receipt. Provides
that an order for withholding need not be served again on a payor if
income withholding is terminated because of an interruption in the
obligor's employment of less than 180 days. Effective immediately.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Adds reference to:
820 ILCS 405/1300 from Ch. 48, par. 540
820 ILCS 405/1801.1 new
820 ILCS 405/1900 from Ch. 48, par. 640
Deletes provisions of the new Act relating to reporting
procedures, penalties, and the information database. Amends the
Unemployment Insurance Act. Provides for the deduction and
withholding of an uncollected overissuance of food stamps from
unemployment insurance benefits under specified circumstances.
Provides that the Director of the Department of Employment Security
shall establish the "Illinois Directory of New Hires" to which
employers shall submit, for each new employee hired, the employee's
name, address, and social security number, and the employer's name,
address, Federal Employer Identification Number, and any other
information required by the Director of Employment Security. Failure
of employers to comply will subject them to a $15 penalty per person
not reported. Any person who conspires with a newly hired employee to
cause the employer to fail to report him or her or who conspires to
cause false information to be reported is guilty of a Class B
misdemeanor and subject to fine up to $500. Makes various changes
concerning disclosure of information by the Department in relation to
paternity, child support, and other matters.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Provides that an employer may, at its option, submit information
regarding any rehired employee in the same manner as information is
submitted regarding a newly hired employee.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0425
Last action date: 97-08-15
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 2 SENATE - 0
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