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 Bill Status of HB4139  99th General Assembly

Short Description:  RIGHT TO WORK ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Reginald Phillips

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
5 ILCS 315/3from Ch. 48, par. 1603
5 ILCS 315/6from Ch. 48, par. 1606
5 ILCS 315/10from Ch. 48, par. 1610
15 ILCS 405/16.2 rep.
30 ILCS 5/3-8.5 rep.
115 ILCS 5/3from Ch. 48, par. 1703
115 ILCS 5/14from Ch. 48, par. 1714
115 ILCS 5/11 rep.

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Right to Work Act. Provides that a person may not be required to join or contribute to a labor organization as a condition of employment. Provides that violations of the Act constitute a Class A misdemeanor. Authorizes injunctive relief. Authorizes a private right of action for damages. Provides that the Attorney General shall enforce the Act. Amends the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act and the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. Provides that employees have the right not to become or remain a member of a labor organization, or to pay any dues, fees, assessments, or other similar charges to a labor organization, Eliminates provisions authorizing fair share agreements. Amends the Illinois State Comptroller Act, and the Illinois State Auditing Act to make related changes. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/27/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Reginald Phillips
  2/27/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/27/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2015HouseAssigned to Labor & Commerce Committee
  3/25/2015HouseTo Workforce Reconciliation Subcommittee
  3/27/2015HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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