92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB3395
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STATE SERVICES ACCOUNTABILITY                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates the State  Services  Accountability  Act.  Provides  that      
   certain  contractors  and  grantees  with State contracts or grants or      
   with contracts to perform public works shall certify that:  they  will      
   not  use  State funds to promote, assist, or deter union organizing or      
   to influence the decision of any of its employees to be represented or      
   not represented by a labor organization;  they  will  not  require  or      
   prohibit  the  attendance  of  employees at a meeting related to union      
   representation; they will not schedule or  hold  meetings  related  to      
   union  representation during an employee's work time or in work areas;      
   and they will allow a labor organization  the  same    opportunity  to      
   communicate  with  employees  as  is  used  by  the  contractor or the      
   grantee.  Provides that a labor organization may file a complaint with      
   the Attorney General if it believes that a contractor  or  grantee  is      
   expending funds in violation of this Act and that the Attorney General      
   shall  then  notify  the contractor or grantee that it must provide an      
   accounting with specified information.  Provides  for  enforcement  of      
   the Act. Effective immediately.                                             
          FISCAL NOTE (Department of Central Management Services)              
          HB 3395 has no fiscal impact on this Department.                     
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Excludes units of local government and school districts from  the      
   definition of "contractor".  Adds specified projects to the definition      
   of  "public  works". Excludes funds of political subdivisions from the      
   definition of "State funds". Provides  that  specified  certifications      
   made  by  contractors  and grantees shall be made only with respect to      
   employees engaged in employment in connection with a  State  contract,      
   grant,  or  reimbursement.  Deletes  provisions  requiring  any  grant      
   agreement  entered  into  by  and  between  a grantee and the State of      
   Illinois or a State agency to provide  goods  or  services  or  public      
   works  to include a specified certification and an agreement to comply      
   with the terms of the certification. Makes other changes.                   
          STATE MANDATES NOTE (Dept. of Commerce & Community Affairs)          
          Based upon the current language of the bill, the Department of       
          Commerce and Community Affairs (DCCA), cannot make a determina-      
          tion as to the impact of HB 3395 on units of local government.       
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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