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 Bill Status of SB0011  99th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Toi W. Hutchinson - Iris Y. Martinez - Mattie Hunter, Scott M. Bennett, Michael Noland, Emil Jones, III and Don Harmon

House Sponsors
(Rep. Arthur Turner - Mike Smiddy - Litesa E. Wallace - Will Guzzardi and Monique D. Davis)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
35 ILCS 5/704A
820 ILCS 105/4from Ch. 48, par. 1004

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Minimum Wage Law. Increases the minimum wage from $8.25 to $9.00 beginning July 1, 2015 and increases it by $0.50 each July 1 until July 1, 2019, at which point the minimum wage will be $11.00. Provides that the establishment of a minimum wage that employers must pay their employees is an exclusive power and function of the State and is a denial and limitation of the home rule powers and functions, except that the limitation on home rule powers does not apply to a specified ordinance adopted by the City Council of City of Chicago. Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates a credit against the withholding tax liability of employers with fewer than 50 employees, calculated based on the increase in the minimum wage. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/15/2015SenatePrefiled with Secretary by Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  1/15/2015SenateFirst Reading
  1/15/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/15/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  1/15/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  1/28/2015SenateAssigned to Executive
  2/2/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  2/4/2015SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/4/2015SenateDo Pass Executive; 011-005-000
  2/4/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  2/4/2015SenateSecond Reading
  2/4/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 5, 2015
  2/5/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  2/5/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  2/5/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  2/5/2015SenateThird Reading - Passed; 035-018-001
  2/5/2015HouseArrived in House
  2/5/2015HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  2/6/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Smiddy
  2/9/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/17/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  3/3/2015HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  4/14/2015HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  4/27/2015SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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