Bill Status of HB3530  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  EMPLOYEE SECURITY ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Carol Ammons - Aaron M. Ortiz - Delia C. Ramirez, Lakesia Collins, Kelly M. Cassidy, Will Guzzardi, Anne Stava-Murray, Kambium Buckner, Lindsey LaPointe, Elizabeth Hernandez and Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.935 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Illinois Employee Security Act. Establishes a framework for employee discipline and discharge. Prohibits the unjust discharge of an employee. Requires employers to utilize progressive discipline measures. Limits the use of electronic monitoring. Provides for severance pay. Directs the Department of Employment Security to adopt rules and administer the Act. Provides statutory remedies for wrongfully discharged employees and authorizes the recovery of damages. Creates the Wrongful Discharge Enforcement Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Applies to disciplinary and discharge actions occurring one year after the Act's effective date. Effective January 1, 2022.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/19/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Carol Ammons
  2/22/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/22/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/24/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
  3/1/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lakesia Collins
  3/5/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
  3/5/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/12/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  3/12/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  3/15/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner
  3/16/2021HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  3/25/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/12/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  4/12/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.