Illinois General Assembly - Bill Status for HB4081
Illinois General Assembly

Previous General Assemblies

 Bill Status of HB4081  100th General Assembly

Short Description:  CALL CENTER WORKER ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Michael Halpin - Natalie A. Manley - Mary E. Flowers, Katie Stuart, Sam Yingling, John Connor, Deb Conroy, Linda Chapa LaVia, Michelle Mussman, Sue Scherer, Jerry Costello, II, Brandon W. Phelps, Daniel V. Beiser, Carol Ammons, Stephanie A. Kifowit, John C. D'Amico, Jonathan Carroll, Litesa E. Wallace and Sonya M. Harper

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Scott M. Bennett)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act. Provides that an employer that intends to relocate a call center or portions of a call center from Illinois to another state or a foreign country must provide notice to the State Treasurer at least 120 days before the relocation. Authorizes a civil penalty not to exceed $10,000 for violations. Requires the Treasurer to compile and post on the Treasurer's website a list of employers that have relocated call centers. Requires an employer that relocates a call center from Illinois to another state or a foreign country to repay grants, loans, and tax benefits that may have been received. Effective January 1, 2018.

 Fiscal Note (Office of the Treasurer)
 The annual cost for administration of the Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act is expected to be $300,000 per year. This includes approximately $240,000 for the salaries and benefits for additional staff needed to administer this Act, as well as $60,000 in associated costs (i.e. travel, equipment, etc.).

 State Mandates Fiscal Note (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 This bill does not create a State mandate.

DateChamber Action
  8/10/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael Halpin
  8/14/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  8/14/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  8/14/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor
  8/14/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  8/16/2017HouseFirst Reading
  8/16/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  8/21/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  8/21/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  8/21/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  8/24/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  8/24/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  8/24/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  2/5/2018HouseAssigned to Economic Opportunity Committee
  2/27/2018HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Economic Opportunity Committee; 008-005-000
  2/28/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/6/2018HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Tom Demmer
  3/6/2018HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Requested by Rep. Tom Demmer
  3/6/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/6/2018HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/8/2018HouseFiscal Note Filed
  4/3/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/3/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  4/3/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
  4/10/2018HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Filed
  4/10/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  4/11/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  4/19/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2018HouseMotion - Move to Previous Question Rep. Grant Wehrli
  4/19/2018HouseMotion Prevailed
  4/19/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 061-049-000
  4/19/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  4/20/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  4/20/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  4/23/2018SenateArrive in Senate
  4/23/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/23/2018SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  4/23/2018SenateFirst Reading
  4/23/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/3/2018SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  5/3/2018SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Emil Jones, III
  5/3/2018SenateRequest for Sponsorship Change Filed - Pursuant to Senate Rule 5-1
  5/3/2018SenateSponsorship Change Request Referred to Assignments
  5/8/2018SenateSponsorship Change Request Approved Assignments
  5/8/2018SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  5/8/2018SenateAssigned to Telecommunications and Information Technology
  5/11/2018SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
  5/18/2018SenateDo Pass Telecommunications and Information Technology; 008-007-000
  5/18/2018SenatePostponed - Telecommunications and Information Technology
  5/31/2018SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

Back To Top