HB 5769

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

Protective Equip Responsibilit

Abstract

Creates the Personal Protective Equipment Responsibility Act. Requires an employer designated as an essential employer under a disaster proclamation issued pursuant to the Illinois Emergency Management Act or an executive order issued pursuant to the disaster proclamation to provide personal protective equipment to independent contractors and to all employees during the duration of the disaster proclamation or executive order. Defines terms. Authorizes the recovery of damages, including punitive damages, and attorney's fees. Effective immediately.

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May 22, 2020

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer

May 18, 2020

House

First Reading

House

Referred to Rules Committee

May 05, 2020

House

Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones

House

Filed with the Clerk by Rep. André Thapedi

House

Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.

House

Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II

House

Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner

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