MCKEON-BEAUBIEN-MULLIGAN-SCOTT, SCHOENBERG, HAMOS, GASH,
CURRIE, RONEN, LOPEZ, FEIGENHOLTZ, JONES,LOU, JONES,SHIRLEY,
LANG AND OSTERMAN.
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that nothing in
the Act shall be construed as requiring any employer, employment
agency, or labor organization to give preferential treatment or
special rights or implement affirmative action policies or programs
based on sexual orientation. Provides that discrimination against a
person because of his or her sexual orientation constitutes unlawful
discrimination under the Act. Provides that it is a civil rights
violation to engage in blockbusting in real estate because of the
present or prospective entry of persons with a particular sexual
orientation into the vicinity. Provides that the owner of an
owner-occupied residential building with 5 or fewer units is not
prohibited from making decisions regarding whether to rent to a person
based upon that person's sexual orientation. Defines "sexual
FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Human Rights)
The total impact for HB474 is $311,510.
HOME RULE NOTE (Dept. of Commerce and Community Affairs)
HB474 does not preempt home rule authority.
STATE MANDATES NOTE (Dept. of Commerce and Community Affairs)
HB474 does not create a State mandate
HOUSING AFFORDABILITY NOTE (Housing Development Authority)
HB474 has no fiscal effect on a single-family residence.
JUDICIAL NOTE (Administrative Office of Ill. Courts)
There may be an increase in judicial workloads; it is not
possible to determine impact on the number of judges needed.
BALANCED BUDGET NOTE (Bureau of the Budget)
Since HB474 is not a supplemental appropriation, the Balanced
Budget Note Act is inapplicable.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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