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 Bill Status of HB3768  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  WHISTLEBLOWER-EMPLOY RECORDS

House Sponsors
Rep. Carol Ammons

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
50 ILCS 105/4.1 new
820 ILCS 40/8from Ch. 48, par. 2008


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Public Officer Prohibited Activities Act. Defines "auditing official", "employee", "improper governmental action", and "retaliation". Provides that it is prohibited for a unit of local government, any agent or representative of a unit of local government, or another employee to retaliate against an employee who (1) reports an improper governmental action, (2) cooperates with an investigation by an auditing official related to a report of improper governmental action, or (3) testifying in a proceeding or prosecution arising out of an improper governmental action if the employee files a report with the auditing official regarding improper governmental action. Provides that the reports are confidential as allowed by law. Provides for procedures for the auditing official to process reports. Provides for remedies available to an employee who has been subject of an improper governmental action. Provides for penalties for retaliation against a report of improper governmental action. Amends the Personnel Record Review Act. Provides that records of disciplinary action must be kept for 10 years rather than 4 years.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Carol Ammons
  2/10/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2017HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/15/2017HouseTo Criminal Administration and Enforcement Subcommittee
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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