92nd General Assembly
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   820 ILCS 305/4            from Ch. 48, par. 138.4                           

        Amends the Workers' Compensation Act.  Provides that the  minimum      
   civil  penalty  for  an employer, service or adjustment company, or an      
   insurance carrier to comply with the self insurance provisions of  the      
   Act  is  the  sum of $10,000.  Provides that the Industrial Commission      
   may assess the civil penalty personally and individually  against  the      
   corporate officers and directors of a corporate employer, the partners      
   of  an  employer  partnership,  and the members of a limited liability      
   company, after the finding that the employer  knowingly  and  wilfully      
   refused  or failed to comply with these provisions.  Provides that the      
   civil penalties shall be  deposited  into  the  Industrial  Commission      
   Operations Fund.  Effective immediately.                                    
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Provides that the liability for the civil penalty for failure  of      
   the  employer  to  comply  with the self-insurance provisions shall be      
   assessed against the named employer first and if  the  named  employer      
   fails  or  refuses to pay the penalty to the Commission within 30 days      
   after the final order of the  Commission,  then  the  named  corporate      
   officers,  directors, partners, or members who have been found to have      
   knowingly and wilfully refused or failed to comply are liable for  the      
   unpaid penalty or any unpaid portion of the penalty.                        
   FEB-21-2001  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-21-2001  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   FEB-28-2001  S       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               COMM & INDUST         
   MAR-08-2001  S                                 POSTPONED                       
   MAR-22-2001  S                             AMENDMENT NO. 01-COMM & INDUS  S    
   MAR-22-2001  S                                   ADOPTED                       
   MAR-22-2001  S       DO PASS AS AMENDED                  008-000-000   SCED    
   MAR-22-2001  S  PLACED ON CALENDAR ORDER OF 2ND READING  01-03-27              
   MAR-27-2001  S  SECOND READING                                                 
   MAR-27-2001  S  PLACED ON CALENDAR ORDER OF 3RD READING  01-03-28              
   MAR-29-2001  S  THIRD READING - PASSED                   056-000-000           
   MAR-29-2001  H  ARRIVE IN HOUSE                                                
   MAR-29-2001  H  PLACED CALENDAR ORDER OF FIRST READING                         
   MAR-29-2001  H  HOUSE SPONSOR                            TENHOUSE              
   MAR-30-2001  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   MAR-30-2001  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   APR-03-2001  H  ALTERNATE PRIMARY SPONSOR CHANGED TO     PARKE                 
   APR-03-2001  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               LABOR                 
   MAY-03-2001  H  DO PASS/SHORT DEBATE                     014-000-000   HLBR    
   MAY-03-2001  H  PLACED CALENDAR 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE                       
   MAY-16-2001  H  SECOND READING-SHORT DEBATE                                    
   MAY-16-2001  H  PLCD CAL ORDER 3RD READING-SHORT DEBATE                        
   MAY-17-2001  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 DELGADO               
   MAY-17-2001  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 SOTO                  
   MAY-17-2001  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 TURNER,ART            
   MAY-17-2001  H  THIRD READING/SHORT DEBATE/PASSED        115-000-000           
   MAY-17-2001  S  PASSED BOTH HOUSES                                             
   JUN-15-2001  S  SENT TO THE GOVERNOR                                           
   AUG-09-2001  S  GOVERNOR APPROVED                                              
   AUG-09-2001  S                            EFFECTIVE DATE 01-08-09              
   AUG-09-2001  S  PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0324               


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