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Public Act 100-0762


Public Act 0762 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 100-0762
HB4953 EnrolledLRB100 18948 XWW 34198 b

    AN ACT concerning State government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Department of Professional Regulation Law of
the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by adding
Section 2105-15.5 as follows:
    (20 ILCS 2105/2105-15.5 new)
    Sec. 2105-15.5. Continuing education; sexual harassment
prevention training.
    (a) As used in this Section, "sexual harassment" means any
unwelcome sexual advances or requests for sexual favors or any
conduct of a sexual nature when: (i) submission to such conduct
is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of
an individual's employment; (ii) submission to or rejection of
such conduct by an individual is used as the basis for
employment decisions affecting such individual; or (iii) such
conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering
with an individual's work performance or creating an
intimidating, hostile, or offensive working environment. For
the purpose of this definition, "working environment" is not
limited to a physical location that an employee is assigned to
perform his or her duties and does not require an employment
    (b) For license renewals occurring on or after January 1,
2020 for a profession that has continuing education
requirements, the required continuing education hours shall
include at least one hour of sexual harassment prevention
    (c) The Department may adopt rules for the implementation
of this Section.

Effective Date: 1/1/2019