STROGER-DART-LANG-DELGADO-ACEVEDO, FLOWERS AND SCHOENBERG.
HUMAN SERVICES NEUTRALITY ACT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Human Services Delivery Neutrality Agreement Act.
Provides that certain contracts with the State of Illinois or a State
agency to provide residential or day treatment services to mentally
ill or developmentally disabled persons shall contain neutrality
agreements under which a contractor or grantee agrees not to
participate in or seek to influence the decisions of its employees
about decisions to be represented or not to be represented by a labor
organization. Sets forth procedural requirements. Provides for
enforcement of the Act and penalties for violations. Effective
BALANCED BUDGET NOTE (Bureau of Budget)
Since this bill is not a supplemental appropriation bill, the
Balanced Budget Note Act is inapplicable.
STATE MANDATES NOTE (Dept. of Commerce and Community Affairs)
Does not create a State mandate.
FISCAL NOTE (Deparment of Central Management Services)
HB 1959 is expected to have no fiscal impact on the Department.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Makes changes in the legislative findings; changes the
definitions of "contractor", "grantee", and "neutrality agreement";
and adds a definition of "State funds". Provides that a labor organi-
zation may file a complaint with the Illinois Department of Human Ser-
vices if it believes that a contractor or grantee is expending funds
in violation of the Act and that, if a complaint is filed, the Illin-
ois Department of Human Services shall, within one week, notify the
contractor or grantee that it must provide an accounting concerning
specified expenditures. Makes other changes.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3.
Deletes everything, and reinserts the contents of the bill, as
amended, with changes concerning: the definitions of "contractor",
"grantee", "State funds", and "neutrality agreement"; and enforcement.
FISCAL NOTE, S-AM 1 (Department of Human Services)
Direct costs would total $52,900 for staff and overhead. There
could be other costs if community agencies refuse to agree to
the labor neutrality clauses and for relocating individuals
FISCAL NOTE, S-AM 3 (Department of Human Services)
Same as previous fiscal note.
Last action on Bill: TOTAL VETO STANDS
Last action date: 99-11-18
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 2
END OF INQUIRY
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