(10 ILCS 5/7-8.03)
State central committees; discrimination and harassment policies.
No later than 90 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly, each State central committee of an established statewide political party shall establish and maintain a policy that includes, at a minimum: (i) a prohibition on discrimination and harassment; (ii) details on how an individual can report an allegation of discrimination or harassment; (iii) a prohibition on retaliation for reporting discrimination or harassment allegations; and (iv) the consequences of a violation of the prohibition on sexual harassment and the consequences for knowingly making a false report.
A State central committee, or its appropriate designee, shall notify the Board of the adoption of the required policies.
The requirements of this Section shall not prohibit a political committee from considering political affiliation, as permitted by law and the United States Constitution, when hiring or retaining a person as an employee, consultant, independent contractor, or volunteer.
(Source: P.A. 100-588, eff. 6-8-18.)