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 Bill Status of SB1347  100th General Assembly

Short Description:  LIVING WAGE ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. John J. Cullerton and Omar Aquino

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2019SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Living Wage Act. Provides that the State, its agencies, and political subdivisions shall ensure that new contracts and subcontracts include a provision specifying that, as a condition of payment of the contract, the minimum wage to be paid to workers in performance of the contract or subcontract shall be at least $16.36 per hour for new contracts created after January 1, 2018. Provides that for every year thereafter, the Department of Labor shall adjust the amount of the hourly minimum wage by the annual percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (Midwest Region, all items). Sets forth provisions concerning enforcement and penalties. Creates a private right of action to enforce the provisions of the Act. Provides for debarment of certain contractors or subcontractors for violation of the Act. Contains severability provisions. Effective January 1, 2018.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: Removes references to "political subdivisions" of the State. Adds a definition of "State". Effective January 1, 2018.

 Fiscal Note (Dept. of Central Management Services)
 The Department of Central Management Services cannot quantify a financial impact to the Agency at this time. However, after reviewing a sample of the FY16 contractual wage data from CMS' State Use Vendors, the data preliminarily suggests that there could be a significant increase in vendor labor costs, potentially up to a $5.5 million annual increase. When vendor prices increase, this is typically passed along to the customers, in this case the State of Illinois.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Corrects a grammatical error.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Daniel Biss
  2/9/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/15/2017SenateAssigned to Labor
  3/1/2017SenatePostponed - Labor
  3/9/2017SenatePostponed - Labor
  3/15/2017SenateDo Pass Labor; 010-003-000
  3/15/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 16, 2017
  3/17/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  3/28/2017SenateFiscal Note Requested by Sen. Kyle McCarter
  3/29/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Daniel Biss
  3/29/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/4/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Labor
  4/5/2017SenateFiscal Note Filed
  4/6/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Labor; 010-006-000
  4/11/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Daniel Biss
  4/11/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/25/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Labor
  4/26/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Labor; 010-005-000
  4/26/2017SenateSecond Reading
  4/26/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Biss
  4/26/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Biss
  4/26/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 27, 2017
  4/28/2017SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
  5/4/2017SenateThird Reading - Consideration Postponed
  5/4/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar - Consideration Postponed May 5, 2017
  8/4/2017SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  1/6/2019SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. John J. Cullerton
  1/9/2019SenateSession Sine Die

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