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Public Act 093-0672


 

Public Act 0672 93RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY




 


 
Public Act 093-0672
 
SB1645 Enrolled LRB093 02958 WGH 02974 b

    AN ACT concerning employment.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Minimum Wage Law is amended by changing
Section 4a as follows:
 
    (820 ILCS 105/4a)  (from Ch. 48, par. 1004a)
    Sec. 4a. (1) Except as otherwise provided in this Section,
no employer shall employ any of his employees for a workweek of
more than 40 hours unless such employee receives compensation
for his employment in excess of the hours above specified at a
rate not less than 1 1/2 times the regular rate at which he is
employed.
    (2) The provisions of subsection (1) of this Section are
not applicable to:
        A. Any salesman or mechanic primarily engaged in
selling or servicing automobiles, trucks or farm
implements, if he is employed by a nonmanufacturing
establishment primarily engaged in the business of selling
such vehicles or implements to ultimate purchasers.
        B. Any salesman primarily engaged in selling trailers,
boats, or aircraft, if he is employed by a nonmanufacturing
establishment primarily engaged in the business of selling
trailers, boats, or aircraft to ultimate purchasers.
        C. Any employer of agricultural labor, with respect to
such agricultural employment.
        D. Any employee of a governmental body excluded from
the definition of "employee" under paragraph (e)(2)(C) of
Section 3 of the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938.
Any governmental body.
        E. Any employee employed in a bona fide executive,
administrative or professional capacity, including any
radio or television announcer, news editor, or chief
engineer, as defined by or covered by the Federal Fair
Labor Standards Act of 1938 and the rules adopted under
that Act, as both exist on March 30, 2003, but compensated
at the amount of salary specified in subsections (a) and
(b) of Section 541.600 of Title 29 of the Code of Federal
Regulations as proposed in the Federal Register on March
31, 2003 or a greater amount of salary as may be adopted by
the United States Department of Labor , as now or hereafter
amended. For bona fide executive, administrative, and
professional employees of not-for-profit corporations, the
Director may, by regulation, adopt a weekly wage rate
standard lower than that provided for executive,
administrative, and professional employees covered under
the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as now or hereafter
amended.
        F. Any commissioned employee as described in paragraph
(i) of Section 7 of the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act of
1938 and rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, as
now or hereafter amended.
        G. Any employment of an employee in the stead of
another employee of the same employer pursuant to a
worktime exchange agreement between employees.
        H. Any employee of a not-for-profit educational or
residential child care institution who (a) on a daily basis
is directly involved in educating or caring for children
who (1) are orphans, foster children, abused, neglected or
abandoned children, or are otherwise homeless children and
(2) reside in residential facilities of the institution and
(b) is compensated at an annual rate of not less than
$13,000 or, if the employee resides in such facilities and
receives without cost board and lodging from such
institution, not less than $10,000.
        I. Any employee employed as a crew member of any
uninspected towing vessel, as defined by Section 2101(40)
of Title 46 of the United States Code, operating in any
navigable waters in or along the boundaries of the State of
Illinois.
    (3) Any employer may employ any employee for a period or
periods of not more than 10 hours in the aggregate in any
workweek in excess of the maximum hours specified in subsection
(1) of this Section without paying the compensation for
overtime employment prescribed in subsection (1) if during that
period or periods the employee is receiving remedial education
that:
        (a) is provided to employees who lack a high school
diploma or educational attainment at the eighth grade
level;
        (b) is designed to provide reading and other basic
skills at an eighth grade level or below; and
        (c) does not include job specific training.
    (4) A governmental body is not in violation of subsection
(1) if the governmental body provides compensatory time
pursuant to paragraph (o) of Section 7 of the Federal Fair
Labor Standards Act of 1938, as now or hereafter amended, or is
engaged in fire protection or law enforcement activities and
meets the requirements of paragraph (k) of Section 7 or
paragraph (b)(20) of Section 13 of the Federal Fair Labor
Standards Act of 1938, as now or hereafter amended.
(Source: P.A. 92-623, eff. 7-11-02.)
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 4/2/2004