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Full Text of HB1595  100th General Assembly



HB1595 EnrolledLRB100 03462 JLS 13467 b

1    AN ACT concerning employment.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Nursing Mothers in the Workplace Act is
5amended by changing Section 10 as follows:
6    (820 ILCS 260/10)
7    Sec. 10. Break time for nursing mothers. An employer shall
8provide reasonable unpaid break time each day to an employee
9who needs to express breast milk for her nursing infant child
10each time the employee has the need to express milk for one
11year after the child's birth. The break time may must, if
12possible, run concurrently with any break time already provided
13to the employee. An employer may not reduce an employee's
14compensation for time used for the purpose of expressing milk
15or nursing a baby. An employer shall is not required to provide
16reasonable break time as needed by the employee unless under
17this Section if to do so would create an undue hardship as
18defined by item (J) of Section 2-102 of the Illinois Human
19Rights Act unduly disrupt the employer's operations.
20(Source: P.A. 92-68, eff. 7-12-01.)
21    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,