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 Bill Status of HB5622  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  WAGE PAYMENT PAYROLL CARD

House Sponsors
Rep. Arthur Turner - Mary E. Flowers - La Shawn K. Ford, Kathleen Willis, Ann Williams, Elizabeth Hernandez, William Davis, Martin J. Moylan, Emanuel Chris Welch, Camille Y. Lilly, Thaddeus Jones, Derrick Smith, Sam Yingling, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Michael J. Zalewski, Robyn Gabel and Robert Rita

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Kwame Raoul - Patricia Van Pelt - Toi W. Hutchinson - Andy Manar - Linda Holmes, William R. Haine, Mattie Hunter, Jacqueline Y. Collins, Don Harmon, William Delgado, Michael E. Hastings, Iris Y. Martinez, Melinda Bush, Donne E. Trotter, Steve Stadelman, Dan Kotowski and Martin A. Sandoval)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/6/2014HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0862

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
820 ILCS 115/2from Ch. 48, par. 39m-2
820 ILCS 115/4from Ch. 48, par. 39m-4
820 ILCS 115/14.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act. Establishes requirements for the use of payroll cards by employers. Provides that receipt of wages by means of a payroll card may not be a condition of employment. Requires certain disclosures to be made to employees before using payroll cards. Requires the offer of an alternative means of payment to be available. Establishes limits on fees. Effective January 1, 2015.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause to amend the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act with provisions similar to those contained in the introduced bill. Revises definitions to exclude an employer from the definition of the term "payroll card issuer". Removes the requirement that an employer obtain an employee's written consent to receive wages by payroll card. Requires disclosures to employees to be clear and conspicuous rather than in plain language. Replaces a requirement that employers offer payment by paper check or direct deposit with a requirement that the employer offer payment by other means in compliance with the Act. Replaces requirement that a no-cost ATM withdrawal be allowed with a provision that an employee be allowed at least one no-cost method of withdrawing the employee's full net wages every 2 weeks. Removes the prohibition on inactivity fees. Provides that a payroll card program offered by an employer shall provide the employee with protections from unauthorized use of the payroll card in accordance with State and federal law concerning electronic fund transfers. Makes other changes. Effective January 1, 2015.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
820 ILCS 115/2from Ch. 48, par. 39m-2
820 ILCS 115/4from Ch. 48, par. 39m-4
820 ILCS 115/14.5 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Replaces everything after the enacting clause to amend the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act with provisions similar to those contained in the engrossed bill. Requires disclosure to employees to include that payment by payroll card is voluntary and list other methods of payment available. Requires an explanation of how an employee may obtain, at no cost, information concerning the employee's account. Requires a payroll card system to allow withdrawal of wages at least twice a month. Provides that an employer's obligations regarding payroll cards to end 180 days after the employer-employee relationship ends. Requires certain disclosures upon termination of the employer-employee relationship. Effective January 1, 2015.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Provides that an employer's obligations cease 60 rather than 180 days after the employer-employee relationship ends. Makes a change regarding notice an employer must give to an employee at the termination of an employer-employee relationship to remove the requirement that the employer provide contact information for a payroll card issuer.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 4
Makes changes concerning ascertaining account balances and declined transaction fees. Provides that a payroll card program must provide for telephone access to ascertain the account balance at any time without incurring a fee. Provides that a declined transaction must be allowed twice per month without fee. Authorizes commercially reasonable fees with regard to additional declined transactions during that month.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/13/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Arthur Turner
  2/14/2014HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/3/2014HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  3/4/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  3/4/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  3/4/2014HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  3/21/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann Williams
  3/21/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/21/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  3/26/2014HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Labor & Commerce Committee; 015-000-000
  3/27/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Derrick Smith
  4/1/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  4/3/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  4/3/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  4/3/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  4/3/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  4/8/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Arthur Turner
  4/8/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/9/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Labor & Commerce Committee
  4/9/2014HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/9/2014HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Labor & Commerce Committee; 012-008-000
  4/10/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
  4/10/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/10/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2014HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 063-039-001
  4/11/2014SenateArrive in Senate
  4/11/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/11/2014SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  4/11/2014SenateFirst Reading
  4/11/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/29/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  4/30/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  4/30/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Andy Manar
  5/1/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. William R. Haine
  5/1/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/1/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/1/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/1/2014SenateAssigned to Executive
  5/2/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  5/7/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  5/7/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  5/7/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  5/8/2014SenatePostponed - Executive
  5/9/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kwame Raoul
  5/9/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/12/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/13/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/14/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/14/2014SenateDo Pass as Amended Executive; 012-000-003
  5/14/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 15, 2014
  5/16/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kwame Raoul
  5/16/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  5/19/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  5/19/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/20/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
  5/21/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  5/22/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 010-003-001
  5/22/2014SenateSecond Reading
  5/22/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Raoul
  5/22/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 23, 2014
  5/23/2014SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2014
  5/27/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kwame Raoul
  5/27/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  5/28/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/28/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 008-005-002
  5/28/2014SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  5/29/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kwame Raoul
  5/29/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Assignments
  5/29/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/29/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 014-000-000
  5/29/2014SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/29/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Withdrawn by Sen. Kwame Raoul
  5/29/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Adopted; Raoul
  5/29/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/29/2014SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/29/2014HouseArrived in House
  5/29/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1, 2, 4
  5/29/2014HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Arthur Turner
  5/29/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Arthur Turner
  5/29/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Arthur Turner
  5/29/2014HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/29/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/29/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/30/2014HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  5/30/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  5/30/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  5/30/2014HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 098-011-001
  5/30/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 House Concurs 098-011-001
  5/30/2014HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 House Concurs 098-011-001
  5/30/2014HouseHouse Concurs
  5/30/2014HousePassed Both Houses
  6/27/2014HouseSent to the Governor
  8/6/2014HouseGovernor Approved
  8/6/2014HouseEffective Date January 1, 2015
  8/6/2014HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0862

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