91st General Assembly
Status of HB2315
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   New Act                                                                     
   20 ILCS 415/8b.7-1 new                                                      
   30 ILCS 500/45-70 new                                                       

        Creates the Welfare to Work Act which  places  qualified  welfare      
   recipients  in  State  jobs  or  jobs  contracted  out  by  the State.      
   Provides that State agencies shall provide  the  Department  of  Human      
   Services  a job announcement simultaneously with posting its positions      
   or putting a position out for  hire  by  contract,  except  for  those      
   positions  subject to recall by laid-off employees, or those otherwise      
   exempt.  The  Department  shall  review  positions,  make  eligibility      
   determinations,  recruit and screen potential employees, and refer aid      
   recipients  to  apply  for  positions  listed  in  job  announcements.      
   Employers shall make all employment  decisions based  on  merit,  with      
   not  less  than  5%  of  the  hours worked on a State contract meeting      
   certain specifications being worked by qualified aid recipients,  with      
   some exceptions.  Employment terms and conditions shall be the same as      
   for  any  other  member  of the employer's workforce doing the same or      
   similar work.  Provides for reports regarding hiring  practices  under      
   this  Act  to  be submitted to the General Assembly, the Department of      
   Labor, and the Department of Human Services. Amends the Personnel Code      
   and the Illinois Procurement Code to make changes in conformance  with      
   this Act.  Effective immediately.                                           
          FISCAL NOTE (Department of Human Servcies)                           
          Estimated fiscal impact is $537,700.                                 
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   99-02-19  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   99-02-24  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               HUMAN SERVS           
   99-03-05  H  MOTION DO PASS-LOST                      006-005-000   HHSV    
   99-03-05  H  DO PASS/STANDARD DEBATE                  007-006-000   HHSV    
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   99-03-10  H  CALENDAR ORDER 2ND READING-STANDARD DBT                        
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   99-03-12  H  PLCD CAL ORDER 3RD READING-STNDRD DEBATE                       
   99-03-15  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 SILVA                 
   99-03-15  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 DELGADO               
   99-03-18  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 HARRIS                
   99-03-18  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 DAVIS,MONIQUE         
   99-03-18  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    HOWARD                
   99-03-18  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    FLOWERS               
   99-03-18  H  THIRD READING/STANDARD DEBATE/PASS       060-056-001           
   99-03-18  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    SHARP                 
   99-03-18  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    PUGH                  
   99-03-18  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    MCGUIRE               
   99-03-19  S  ARRIVE IN SENATE                                               
   99-03-19  S  PLACED CALENDAR ORDER OF FIRST READING   99-03-22              
   99-03-19  S  CHIEF SPONSOR                            HENDON                
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   99-03-22  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   99-04-15  S  TABLED BY SPONSOR                                      SRUL    


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