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 Bill Status of SB0600  93rd General Assembly


Short Description:  MINIMUM WAGE $6.50

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford - Carol Ronen - Donne E. Trotter - Martin A. Sandoval - Iris Y. Martinez, James T. Meeks, Jacqueline Y. Collins and Mattie Hunter

House Sponsors
(Rep. Michael J. Madigan - Barbara Flynn Currie - William Davis - Edward J. Acevedo - Harry Osterman, Jack McGuire, Maria Antonia Berrios, Marlow H. Colvin, Karen A. Yarbrough, Robin Kelly, Susana Mendoza, Deborah L. Graham, Larry McKeon, Calvin L. Giles, Charles G. Morrow, III, Constance A. Howard, Patricia Bailey, Eddie Washington, Julie Hamos and Elaine Nekritz)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/21/2003SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0581

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
820 ILCS 105/4from Ch. 48, par. 1004


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Minimum Wage Law. Increases the minimum wage for workers 18 years and older to $6.50 per hour on January 1, 2004. Provides that, beginning in 2005, the minimum wage shall be annually adjusted by the Department of Labor. Provides that the adjustment shall be calculated each September 30, using the consumer price index for urban wage earners and clerical workers, and shall take effect on January 1 of the following year. Provides that the Director of Labor shall by rule establish the minimum wage for employees under the age of 18 years. Deletes language providing that: (i) wages may not be less than the federal minimum hourly wage and wages paid to any employee under 18 years of age may not be more than 50 cents less than the wage required to be paid to employees who are at least 18 years of age; and (ii) every employer of an employee engaged in an occupation in which gratuities have customarily been recognized as part of the remuneration is entitled to an allowance for gratuities as part of the hourly wage rate in an amount not to exceed 40% of the applicable minimum wage rate.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 2
Deletes everything. Provides that, on and after January 1, 2004, every employer shall pay each employee wages of not less than $6.50 per hour or, in the case of employees under 18 years of age, wages of not less than $6 per hour.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 3
Deletes language making the minimum wage $6 for employees under 18, and provides that the Director of Labor shall by rule establish the minimum wage for persons under 18.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 4
Deletes provisions of existing law relating to the federal minimum wage and providing that persons under 18 may not be paid a wage that is more than 50 cents less than the adult minimum wage.

 Fiscal Note (S-AM 2 & 3) (Bureau of the Budget)
 On reviewing this legislation, the Bureau has determined that the legislation does not propose that the Bureau receive or expend any appropriation, or collect any revenues specified by the legislation. As such, there is no Fiscal Note impact for this bill.

 Fiscal Note (S-AM 2 & 3) (Illinois State Board of Education)
 The exact fiscal impact is difficult to determine. There will not be a fiscal impact to the State Board of Education. However, to the extent that school districts have minimum wage employees, there will be a fiscal impact to local school districts.

 Fiscal Note (S-AM 2 & 3) (Dept. of Commerce and Com. Affair)
 It should be noted that current statute (820 ILCS 105/14) states that establishment of a standard minimum wage does not interfere, impede, or diminish the right of employees to bargain collectively with their employees in order to obtain higher wages, Due to this factor, it is anticipated that the minimum wage established by individual units of local government will vary. Therefore, to the extent that SB 600 (SA #2, 3) affects local revenue, the fiscal impact of the legislation cannot be estimated at this time.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note (Illinois Community College System)
 Under the State Mandates Act, a "State Mandate" means any State-initiated statutory or executive action that requires a unit of local government to establish, expand, or modify its activities in such a way as to necessitate additional expenditures from local revenues. Each community college is considered a unit of local government. This bill requires the minimum wage to increase to $6.50 for employees over 18, and the Department of Labor to set the rate for employees under 18. An estimate of the total cost to the state's 48 colleges is not available at this time. There is no financial cost to the ICCB.

 Fiscal Note (Department of Labor)
 The fiscal impact is as follows: 2 compliance officers $84,000; 1 administrative assistant $35,000; fringes $30,000; contractual services $0; travel $12,000; commodities $1,500; printing $10,000; equipment $0; EDP equipment $4,000; telecommunications $1,000; TOTAL $177,900.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 5
Deletes provisions of the bill as amended setting forth the minimum wage for persons over 18 after January 1, 2004. Provides that, from September 1, 2003 through September 5, 2004, every employer shall pay each employee who is 18 years of age or older wages of not less than $6 per hour. Provides that, on and after September 6, 2004, every employer shall pay each employee who is 18 years of age or older wages of not less than $6.50 per hour. Effective September 1, 2003.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes everything. Provides that, from January 1, 2004 through December 31, 2004, every employer shall pay each employee who is 18 years of age or older wages of not less than $5.50 per hour. Provides that, on and after January 1, 2005, every employer shall pay each employee who is 18 years of age or older wages of not less than $6.50 per hour. Deletes language providing that wages paid to employees may not be less than the federal minimum hourly wage. Effective January 1, 2004.

 Balanced Budget Note (H-AM1) (Bureau of the Budget)
 Since this is not a supplemental appropriation bill, it is not possible to complete this note as requested.

 Home Rule Note (H-AM1) (Dept. of Commerce and Community Affairs)
 Does not pre-empt home rule powers and functions.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note (H-AM1) (Dept. of Commerce and Community Affairs)
 Creates a personnel mandate for which reimbursement of 100% of the costs to units of local government is required. To the extent SB600 affects local revenue, the fiscal impact cannot be estimated at this time.

 Fiscal Note (H-AM 1)(Dept. of Labor)
 The fiscal impact of SB 600, as amended by HA #1, is $177,900.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2003SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Carol Ronen
  2/18/2003SenateFirst Reading
  2/18/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  2/18/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/18/2003SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/19/2003SenateAssigned to Labor & Commerce
  2/21/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/21/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  2/25/2003SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/25/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Carol Ronen
  2/26/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Labor & Commerce
  3/6/2003SenatePostponed - Labor & Commerce
  3/11/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/11/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules
  3/11/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Labor & Commerce
  3/12/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/12/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules
  3/12/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 3 Rules Refers to Labor & Commerce
  3/12/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Labor & Commerce
  3/12/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  3/12/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 3 Adopted
  3/13/2003SenateDo Pass as Amended Labor & Commerce; 006-004-000
  3/13/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 18, 2003
  3/13/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  3/13/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  3/13/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. James T. Meeks
  3/14/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Rules
  3/18/2003SenateFiscal Note Requested by Sen. Kathleen L. Wojcik
  3/21/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/25/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/26/2003SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Carol Ronen
  3/26/2003SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Rules
  3/26/2003SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Rules Refers to Labor & Commerce
  4/1/2003SenateFiscal Note Filed as Amended with Senate Committee Amendments No. 2 and 3. From the Illinois State Board of Education.
  4/1/2003SenateFiscal Note Filed as Amended with Committee Amendments No. 2 and 3 from the Bureau of the Budget.
  4/1/2003SenateFiscal Note Filed as Amended with Committee Amendments No. 2 and 3 from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs.
  4/1/2003SenateState Mandates Fiscal Note Filed from the Illinois Community College Board
  4/2/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  4/2/2003SenateFiscal Note Filed from the Illinois Department of Labor
  4/2/2003SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Be Adopted Labor & Commerce; 008-001-000
  4/2/2003SenateSecond Reading
  4/2/2003SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Adopted; Ronen
  4/2/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 3, 2003
  4/4/2003SenateThird Reading Deadline Extended - Rule 2-10(e) to April 9, 2003.
  4/8/2003SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/8/2003SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Referred to Rules
  4/8/2003SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Rules Refers to Executive
  4/8/2003SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Be Adopted Executive; 008-005-000
  4/8/2003SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/8/2003SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Adopted; Lightford
  4/8/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 8, 2003
  4/8/2003SenateThird Reading - Passed; 033-023-001
  4/8/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  4/9/2003HouseArrived in House
  4/9/2003HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  4/9/2003HouseFirst Reading
  4/9/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/10/2003HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  4/14/2003HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  4/14/2003HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  4/15/2003HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Osterman
  4/29/2003HouseRe-assigned to Labor Committee
  5/2/2003HouseCommittee/3rd Reading Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b); May 31, 2003
  5/7/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack McGuire
  5/15/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana Mendoza
  5/15/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  5/16/2003HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/16/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  5/16/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  5/16/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robin Kelly
  5/16/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana Mendoza
  5/16/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah L. Graham
  5/21/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Larry McKeon
  5/30/2003HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Labor Committee
  5/30/2003HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Labor Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/30/2003HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Labor Committee; 008-006-000
  5/30/2003HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/30/2003HouseBalanced Budget Note Filed as amended by House Amendment No. 1
  5/30/2003HouseHome Rule Note Filed as amended by House Amendment No. 1
  5/30/2003HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Filed as amended by House Amendment No. 1
  5/30/2003HouseFiscal Note Filed as amended by House Amendment No. 1
  5/30/2003HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/30/2003HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/31/2003HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 071-045-000
  5/31/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Calvin L. Giles
  5/31/2003SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 01
  5/31/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 01 - May 31, 2003
  5/31/2003SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  5/31/2003SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules
  5/31/2003SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Executive
  5/31/2003SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Be Adopted Executive; 008-004-000
  5/31/2003SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 033-023-001
  5/31/2003SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/31/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles G. Morrow, III
  5/31/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Constance A. Howard
  5/31/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia Bailey
  5/31/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Washington
  5/31/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Julie Hamos
  5/31/2003HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  6/27/2003SenateSent to the Governor
  8/21/2003SenateGovernor Approved
  8/21/2003SenateEffective Date January 1, 2004
  8/21/2003SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 93-0581

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