SB 1829

  • Illinois Senate Bill
  • 101st Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Apr 11, 2019
  • Passed Senate Apr 11, 2019
  • House
  • Governor

Workplace Transparency Act

Abstract

Creates the Workplace Transparency Act. Provides that an employer shall not enter into a contract or agreement with an employee or applicant if that contract or agreement contains a nondisclosure or nondisparagement clause or forced arbitration clause that covers workplace harassment or discrimination, including sexual harassment or retaliation for reporting, resisting, opposing, or assisting in the investigation of workplace harassment or discrimination. Makes corresponding changes in the Uniform Arbitration Act, the Illinois Human Rights Act, and the Illinois Freedom to Work Act. Changes the definition of "sexual harassment" in the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act and the Lobbyist Registration Act. Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that no court shall enter an order or judgment that has the purpose or effect of concealing a public hazard or any information concerning a public hazard, nor shall the court enter an order or judgment that has the purpose or effect of concealing any information that may be useful to members of the public in protecting themselves from injury that may result from the public hazard. Further amends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Requires the Department of Human Rights to adopt a model sexual harassment prevention training program and provides that all employers shall use the model or establish a training program that equals or exceeds the minimum standards provided by the model. Makes other changes concerning: definitions; procedures following an employer's failure to post required notices; and employer disclosure requirements. Amends the Victims' Economic Security and Safety Act. Makes the Act applicable in instances of sexual harassment. Provides that a civil action may be brought to enforce the Act without first filing an administrative complaint. Makes other changes concerning definitions and documentation. Effective immediately. Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Deletes reference to: 5 ILCS 430/5-65 25 ILCS 170/4.7 735 ILCS 5/2-302 new 775 ILCS 5/5A-101 820 ILCS 90/20 new 820 ILCS 180/35 Adds reference to: 5 ILCS 140/7 from Ch. 116, par. 207 775 ILCS 5/1-103 from Ch. 68, par. 1-103 775 ILCS 5/2-102 from Ch. 68, par. 2-102 775 ILCS 5/8-109.1 new 5 ILCS 140/7.5 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Workplace Transparency Act. Provides provisions for: prohibitions; voidable agreements; unconscionable terms; settlement or separation agreements; enforcement; application; limitations; and severability. Makes conforming changes in the Uniform Arbitration Act. Amends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Provides that it is a civil rights violation for an employer to engage in: harassment; harassment of nonemployees in the workplace; and sexual harassment of nonemployees in the workplace. Provides that beginning July 1, 2020, each employer shall disclose specified information to the Department of Human Rights. Provides that the Department shall produce a model sexual harassment prevention training program aimed at the prevention of sexual harassment in the workplace. Provides provisions for: civil penalties; failure to report; and failure to train. Makes conforming changes in the Freedom of Information Act and the Victims' Economic Security and Safety Act. Creates the Stopping Predators from Evading Allegations of Abuse of Kids Act. Provides provisions for: prohibition on sexual abuse of children in youth sports; required reporting of child and sexual abuse in youth sports; posting of rights by youth recreational athletic entity; and enforcement. Creates the Sexual Harassment Victim Representation Act. Provides that in any proceeding in which a victim who is a member of a union has accused a perpetrator who is a member of the same union, the victim and the perpetrator may not be represented in the proceeding by the same union representative.

Bill Sponsors (73)

Bill Cunningham

     
Cosponsor

Jehan Gordon-Booth

     
Cosponsor

Deb Conroy

     
Cosponsor

Robert Martwick

     
Cosponsor

La Shawn K. Ford

     
Cosponsor

Votes


Actions


May 22, 2020

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman

May 10, 2019

House

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

May 09, 2019

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Martwick

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams

May 08, 2019

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler

May 07, 2019

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Donald P. DeWitte

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Craig Wilcox

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Andy Manar

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes

May 06, 2019

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Celina Villanueva

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Karina Villa

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Diane Pappas

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan

May 02, 2019

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pat McGuire

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe

Senate

Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford

Senate

Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John J. Cullerton

May 01, 2019

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Edly-Allen

Apr 30, 2019

House

Assigned to Executive Committee

Apr 11, 2019

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Suzy Glowiak Hilton

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant

Senate

Third Reading - Passed; 056-000-000

Senate

Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie

House

Arrived in House

House

Chief House Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis

House

First Reading

House

Referred to Rules Committee

Apr 10, 2019

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. John F. Curran

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Ellman

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro

Senate

Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter

Apr 09, 2019

Senate

Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 10, 2019

Senate

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Judiciary

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans

Senate

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Judiciary; 006-000-000

Senate

Second Reading

Senate

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Bush

Senate

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Melinda Bush

Senate

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments

Mar 20, 2019

Senate

Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 21, 2019

Senate

Do Pass Judiciary; 008-000-000

Mar 19, 2019

Senate

Waive Posting Notice

Mar 14, 2019

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson

Senate

Assigned to Judiciary

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III

Feb 15, 2019

Senate

First Reading

Senate

Filed with Secretary by Sen. Melinda Bush

Senate

Referred to Assignments

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