Bill Status of HB3736 100th General Assembly
Short Description: FAILURE TO PAY WAGE-FELONY
Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
| 3/31/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
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.