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Full Text of HB3360  97th General Assembly



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1    AN ACT concerning State government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Public Employment Office Act is amended by
5changing Section 1d as follows:
6    (20 ILCS 1015/1d)  (from Ch. 48, par. 177)
7    Sec. 1d. It shall be the duty of the Department of
8Employment Security to obtain from the Department of Public
9Welfare, ninety days before the discharge of any convict from
10either penitentiary, or the discharge of a prisoner from the
11reformatory, the name, occupation, and such other information
12as may be of aid in obtaining employment for such discharged
13convict or prisoner.
14    The Department of Employment Security, through the several
15free employment offices, in cooperation with the Department of
16Corrections, shall seek to provide proper employment
17opportunities for discharged convicts or prisoners, so that
18such employment may be available at the time of such discharge,
19and shall assist such discharged prisoners to retain suitable
20employment for such reasonable time as will afford such
21prisoners an opportunity to become self-reliant, to the end
22that every man shall be encouraged in his effort to go
23straight. In no instance shall there be any misrepresentation



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1as to the records of persons for whom employment is sought,
2under the provisions of this Section.
3    The Department of Employment Security through the several
4free employment offices shall also co-operate with the
5Department of Corrections Public Welfare to secure suitable
6employment for paroled convicts or prisoners and to help them
7retain such employment during the period of their parole and
8for such reasonable time thereafter as shall afford such
9convicts or prisoners an opportunity to become self-reliant.
10(Source: P.A. 83-1503.)
11    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
12becoming law.