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 Bill Status of SB1290  101st General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Cristina Castro - Omar Aquino - Martin A. Sandoval - Iris Y. Martinez - Antonio Muñoz, Robert Peters, Ram Villivalam, Don Harmon, Kimberly A. Lightford, Laura Fine and Emil Jones, III

House Sponsors
(Rep. Theresa Mah - Elizabeth Hernandez - Emanuel Chris Welch - André Thapedi - Anna Moeller, Robyn Gabel, Will Guzzardi, Bob Morgan, Aaron M. Ortiz, Delia C. Ramirez, Barbara Hernandez, Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, Celina Villanueva, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., Kelly M. Cassidy, Karina Villa, Anne Stava-Murray and Gregory Harris)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/21/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0439

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
735 ILCS 5/9-106.3 new
765 ILCS 745/16from Ch. 80, par. 216

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Immigrant Tenant Protection Act. Defines terms. Provides that, with exceptions, a landlord shall not: (1) threaten to disclose or actually disclose information regarding or relating to the immigration or citizenship status of a tenant to any person, entity, or any immigration or law enforcement agency with the intent of harassing or intimidating the tenant, retaliating against the tenant for exercising his or her rights, or influencing the tenant to surrender possession; or (2) bring an action to recover possession of a dwelling unit based solely or in part on the immigration or citizenship status of a tenant. Provides that the Act does not enlarge or diminish a landlord's right to terminate a tenancy pursuant to existing State or local law; nor does the Act enlarge or diminish any ability of local government to regulate or enforce a prohibition against a landlord's harassment of a tenant. Provides that waiver of a right under the Act by a tenant is void as a matter of public policy. Provides remedies. Provides that in a civil action involving a tenant's or occupant's housing rights, no inquiry shall be permitted into the tenant's or occupant's immigration or citizenship status, with exceptions. Amends the Eviction Article of the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that, subject to specified conditions, it is an affirmative defense to an eviction that a landlord engaged in conduct on the basis of immigration status of the tenant. Amends the Mobile Home Landlord and Tenant Rights Act. Provides that an eviction order may not be entered against a tenant as a reprisal for or on the basis of the tenant's immigration or citizenship status. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/7/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Cristina Castro
  2/7/2019SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/7/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  2/7/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  2/7/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  2/7/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  2/13/2019SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/5/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  3/5/2019SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 007-003-000
  3/5/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  3/5/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
  3/5/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/6/2019SenateSecond Reading
  3/6/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 7, 2019
  3/7/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/7/2019SenateThird Reading - Passed; 034-016-000
  3/7/2019HouseArrived in House
  3/7/2019HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  3/7/2019HouseFirst Reading
  3/7/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/8/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  3/13/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  3/14/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  3/15/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  3/15/2019HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/15/2019HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/15/2019HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
  3/20/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
  3/20/2019HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  3/25/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
  3/25/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
  3/27/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  3/28/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  3/28/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Celina Villanueva
  3/28/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  4/9/2019HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  4/15/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  4/19/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Karina Villa
  4/25/2019HouseTo Commercial Law Subcommittee
  5/1/2019HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Judiciary - Civil Committee; 005-002-000
  5/1/2019HouseReported Back To Judiciary - Civil Committee;
  5/2/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  5/8/2019HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Civil Committee; 008-005-000
  5/8/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/13/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregory Harris
  5/14/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/14/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2019HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2019
  5/26/2019HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 067-035-000
  5/26/2019SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/24/2019SenateSent to the Governor
  8/21/2019SenateGovernor Approved
  8/21/2019SenateEffective Date August 21, 2019
  8/21/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0439

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