(20 ILCS 665/13a) (from Ch. 127, par. 200-33a)
    Sec. 13a. Affirmative action. The Department shall, within 90 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1984, establish and maintain an affirmative action program designed to promote equal employment opportunity and eliminate the effects of past discrimination. Such program shall include a plan which shall specify goals and methods for increasing participation by women and minorities in employment by parties which receive funds pursuant to this Act. The Department shall submit a detailed plan with the General Assembly prior to March 1 of each year. Such program shall also establish procedures to ensure compliance with the plan established pursuant to this Section and with State and federal laws and regulations relating to the employment of women and minorities.
(Source: P.A. 92-38, eff. 6-28-01.)