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 Bill Status of SB0073  101st General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Cristina Castro - Iris Y. Martinez - Kimberly A. Lightford - Linda Holmes - John F. Curran, Laura Ellman, Melinda Bush, Toi W. Hutchinson, Scott M. Bennett, Omar Aquino, Jacqueline Y. Collins, Christopher Belt, Julie A. Morrison, Laura M. Murphy and Laura Fine

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
820 ILCS 112/10
820 ILCS 112/30

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Equal Pay Act of 2003. Prohibits an employer from: (i) screening job applicants based on their wage or salary history, (ii) requiring that an applicant's prior wages satisfy minimum or maximum criteria, and (iii) requesting or requiring as a condition of being interviewed or as a condition of continuing to be considered for an offer of employment that an applicant disclose prior wages or salary. Prohibits an employer from seeking the salary, including benefits or other compensation or salary history, of a job applicant from any current or former employer, with some exceptions. Limits defenses. Provides for penalties and injunctive relief. Effective 60 days after becoming law.

DateChamber Action
  1/23/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Cristina Castro
  1/23/2019SenateFirst Reading
  1/23/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/28/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  1/29/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  1/29/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  1/30/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John F. Curran
  1/31/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Ellman
  3/6/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  3/14/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  3/20/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  3/20/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  3/20/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/20/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
  3/21/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/22/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  3/22/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

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