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HUMAN RIGHTS
(775 ILCS 5/) Illinois Human Rights Act.

775 ILCS 5/Art. 6

 
    (775 ILCS 5/Art. 6 heading)
ARTICLE 6. ADDITIONAL CIVIL RIGHTS VIOLATIONS

775 ILCS 5/6-101

    (775 ILCS 5/6-101) (from Ch. 68, par. 6-101)
    Sec. 6-101. Additional Civil Rights Violations. It is a civil rights violation for a person, or for two or more persons to conspire, to:
        (A) Retaliation. Retaliate against a person because
    
he or she has opposed that which he or she reasonably and in good faith believes to be unlawful discrimination, sexual harassment in employment or sexual harassment in elementary, secondary, and higher education, discrimination based on citizenship status in employment, because he or she has made a charge, filed a complaint, testified, assisted, or participated in an investigation, proceeding, or hearing under this Act, or because he or she has requested, attempted to request, used, or attempted to use a reasonable accommodation as allowed by this Act;
        (B) Aiding and Abetting; Coercion. Aid, abet, compel
    
or coerce a person to commit any violation of this Act;
        (C) Interference. Wilfully interfere with the
    
performance of a duty or the exercise of a power by the Commission or one of its members or representatives or the Department or one of its officers or employees.
    Definitions. For the purposes of this Section, "sexual harassment" and "citizenship status" shall have the same meaning as defined in Section 2-101 of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 97-333, eff. 8-12-11; 98-1050, eff. 1-1-15.)

775 ILCS 5/6-102

    (775 ILCS 5/6-102)
    Sec. 6-102. Violations of other Acts. A person who violates the Military Leave of Absence Act, the Public Employee Armed Services Rights Act, Section 11-117-12.2 of the Illinois Municipal Code, Section 224.05 of the Illinois Insurance Code, Section 8-201.5 of the Public Utilities Act, Sections 2-1401.1, 9-107.10, 9-107.11, and 15-1501.6 of the Code of Civil Procedure, Section 4.05 of the Interest Act, the Military Personnel Cellular Phone Contract Termination Act, Section 405-272 of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois, Section 10-63 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act, Sections 30.25 and 30.30 of the Military Code of Illinois, Section 16 of the Landlord and Tenant Act, Section 26.5 of the Retail Installment Sales Act, or Section 37 of the Motor Vehicle Leasing Act commits a civil rights violation within the meaning of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 97-913, eff. 1-1-13.)