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 Bill Status of HB3736  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  FAILURE TO PAY WAGE-FELONY

House Sponsors
Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
820 ILCS 115/14from Ch. 48, par. 39m-14


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act. Provides that an employer that is able to pay wages and who refuses to pay is guilty of a Class 4 felony (instead of a Class B misdemeanor for unpaid wages in the amount of $5,000 or less and a Class A misdemeanor for unpaid wages in the amount of more than $5,000). Provides that a subsequent failure to pay within 5, rather than 2, years of a prior conviction is a Class 3, rather than Class 4, felony.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  2/10/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2017HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  3/22/2017HouseTo Workforce Reconciliation Subcommittee
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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