(775 ILCS 5/9-102)
(from Ch. 68, par. 9-102)
(A) Charges; Complaints; Causes of Action. This Act shall
not affect or abate any cause of action, charge, complaint or other
matter pending before or accrued under the jurisdiction of
the Fair Employment Practices Commission or the Department of Equal
Employment Opportunity. Each charge, complaint, or matter shall be
assumed by the Department or Commission, as provided in this Act, at the
same stage, or a parallel stage, of proceeding to which it had
progressed prior to the effective date of this Act.
(B) Special Cases. The Human Rights Act shall not in any way affect or
abate any right,
claim or cause of action under the "Equal Opportunities for the Handicapped
Act", approved August 23, 1971, as amended, which accrued or arose prior
to July 1, 1980.
(Source: P.A. 99-642, eff. 7-28-16.)