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 Bill Status of SB3163  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  IL FREEDOM TO WORK ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Patricia Van Pelt - Jacqueline Y. Collins

House Sponsors
(Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie - Carol Sente - Carol Ammons - Jack D. Franks - Linda Chapa LaVia)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/19/2016SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0860

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Illinois Freedom to Work Act. Provides that no employer shall enter into a covenant not to compete with any low-wage employee of the employer. Sets forth provisions providing that the Director of the Department of Labor shall adjust for inflation. Provides that in order for an employer to require an employee to enter into a covenant not to compete, the employer shall, prior to the employment of such employee and at the beginning of the process for hiring such employee, have disclosed to such employee the requirement for entering into such covenant. Sets forth provisions providing how the Director shall receive, investigate, attempt to resolve, and enforce complaints. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Illinois Freedom to Work Act. Provides that no employer shall enter into a covenant not to compete with any low-wage employee of the employer. Sets forth provisions providing how the Director shall receive, investigate, attempt to resolve, and enforce complaints. Defines terms. Effective January 1, 2017.

House Committee Amendment No. 4
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Illinois Freedom to Work Act. Contains provisions identical to the engrossed bill, but removes all references to the Department of Labor and all provisions concerning recordkeeping, rule making, and enforcement.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/19/2016SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  2/19/2016SenateFirst Reading
  2/19/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/8/2016SenateAssigned to Labor
  4/6/2016SenateDo Pass Labor; 010-000-000
  4/6/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 7, 2016
  4/13/2016SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/22/2016SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 13, 2016
  5/4/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  5/4/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/4/2016SenateSecond Reading
  5/4/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 5, 2016
  5/4/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Labor
  5/5/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Labor; 013-000-000
  5/5/2016SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/5/2016SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Van Pelt
  5/5/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/5/2016SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  5/6/2016HouseArrived in House
  5/6/2016HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/10/2016HouseFirst Reading
  5/10/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/16/2016HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  5/16/2016HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 27, 2016
  5/19/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/19/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/23/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/23/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/23/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/23/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/24/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 4 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/24/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 4 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/25/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 4 Rules Refers to Labor & Commerce Committee
  5/25/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 4 Adopted in Labor & Commerce Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/25/2016HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Labor & Commerce Committee; 024-000-000
  5/25/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  5/25/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  5/25/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 3 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  5/25/2016HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/26/2016HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/26/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/26/2016HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Sente
  5/27/2016HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 109-000-000
  5/27/2016HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  5/27/2016HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  5/27/2016HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/27/2016SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 4
  5/27/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 4 - May 29, 2016
  5/29/2016SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 4 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  5/29/2016SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 4 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/29/2016SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 4 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Labor
  5/31/2016SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 4 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Labor; 012-000-000
  5/31/2016SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 4 Senate Concurs 056-000-000
  5/31/2016SenateSenate Concurs
  5/31/2016SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/29/2016SenateSent to the Governor
  8/19/2016SenateGovernor Approved
  8/19/2016SenateEffective Date January 1, 2017
  8/19/2016SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0860

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