HB 2181

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 101st Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor



Amends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that it is a civil rights violation for an employer with 50 or more employees to: require an employee to sign a nondisclosure agreement if the employee is leaving his or her employment due to sexual harassment or assault; or fail to sign a nondisclosure agreement regarding the employee leaving his or her employment due to sexual harassment or assault. Provides that an employee may waive, in writing, the provisions of the employer's nondisclosure agreement for the purposes of commenting to a journalist. Provides that an employer that violates the provisions is subject to a $25,000 penalty and that the Department of Human Rights, after an investigation, may increase the amount of the penalty depending on the grievance of the violation. Effective immediately.

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Mar 29, 2019


Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Feb 20, 2019


To Family Law Subcommittee

Feb 19, 2019


Assigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee

Feb 07, 2019


First Reading


Referred to Rules Committee

Feb 06, 2019


Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Anne Stava-Murray

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