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AN ACT concerning employment.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Youth Unemployment Task Force Act is amended
by changing Sections 10 and 15 as follows:
(820 ILCS 83/10)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2018)
The Youth Unemployment Task Force.
(a) There is hereby created the Youth Unemployment Task
(b) The Task Force shall include the following members:
(1) the Secretary of Human Services, or his or her
(2) the Director of Commerce and Economic
Opportunities, or his or designee;
(3) a representative of a Chicago-based organization
focused on economic, educational, and social programs for
African Americans, appointed by the Secretary;
(4) a representative of a Chicago-based organization
that connects partner communities and member schools to
resources to improve outcomes of target populations,
appointed by the Secretary; and
(5) representatives of other community-based
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organizations that focus on youth employment initiatives,
appointed by the Secretary.
(c) The Task Force shall meet to organize and select a
chairperson from the non-governmental members of the Task Force
upon appointment of a majority of the members. The chairperson
shall be elected by a majority vote of the members appointed to
the Task Force, and the elected chairperson of the Task Force
shall provide technical support and assistance to the Task
Force and shall be responsible for administering its operations
and ensuring that the requirements of this Act are met.
(d) The Task Force may consult with any persons or entities
it deems necessary to carry out its purposes.
(e) The members of the Task Force shall receive no
compensation for serving as members of the Task Force.
(f) The Task Force shall examine the State-wide youth
unemployment crisis, and its particular effect on young people
of color, including recommendations on how to improve
employment among young people of color in this State.
(g) The Task Force shall submit its findings and
recommendations to the General Assembly and the Governor on or
October 1, 2018
January 1, 2017
(h) The Task Force shall receive administrative support
from the Department of Human Services.
(Source: P.A. 99-645, eff. 7-28-16.)
(820 ILCS 83/15)