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 Bill Status of HB5573  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Will Guzzardi

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
105 ILCS 5/24-8.2 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Public Higher Education Act. Defines terms, including "employee", which means an employee of a public institution of higher education who provides educational support services to the institution, including, but not limited to, a custodial employee, a transportation employee, a food service provider, a teaching assistant, or administrative staff. Provides that, in fixing the salaries of employees, the governing board of each public institution of higher education shall pay to employees an hourly rate of not less than: (i) $20 for the 2022-2023 academic year; (ii) $21 for the 2023-2024 academic year; and (iii) $22 for the 2024-2025 academic year. Provides that the minimum hourly rate for each academic year thereafter shall equal the minimum hourly rate for the previous academic year increased by a percentage equal to the percentage increase, if any, in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers for all items published by the United States Department of Labor for the previous academic year. Amends the School Code to make similar changes. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/28/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Will Guzzardi
  1/31/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die

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