Bill Sponsor
Illinois House Bill 1286
Session 103rd
Equitable Restrooms-All-Gender
Became Law
Became Law
Became Law on Aug 11, 2023
Sponsors
Democrat
Katie Stuart
Democrat
Celina Villanueva
First Action
Jan 19, 2023
Latest Action
Aug 11, 2023
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill Number
1286
State
Illinois
Session
103rd
Sponsorship by Party
House Votes (2)
Senate Votes (1)
Motion Text
Concurrence
House Roll Call Votes
Summary
Amends the Equitable Restrooms Act. Provides that, notwithstanding any other provision of law, any multiple-occupancy restroom may be identified as an all-gender multiple-occupancy restroom and designated for use by any person of any gender. Requires that an all-gender multiple-occupancy restroom must include specified signage, stall dividers, and partitions for urinals. Provides that any multiple-occupancy restroom may be converted into an all-gender multiple-occupancy restroom. Provides that, if a facility commences construction, or commences alterations exceeding 50% of the facility, and implements an all-gender multiple-occupancy restroom, the all-gender multiple-occupancy restroom must satisfy or include specified requirements. Requires certain newly constructed or previously existing restrooms to be designated as all-gender multiple-occupancy restrooms. Provides that when plumbing fixtures in a facility must meet female-to-male ratio requirements, each individual fixture in an all-gender multiple-occupancy restroom may be counted toward the required number of either female or male toilet stalls. Provides that if a fixture is counted toward the minimum required fixtures for females, that same fixture shall not also be counted toward the minimum required fixtures for males, and if a fixture is counted toward the minimum required fixtures for males, that same fixture shall not also be counted toward the minimum required fixtures for females. Provides that during any inspection of a facility by a health officer, health inspector, or building inspector, the health officer, health inspector, or building inspector may inspect the facility to determine whether it complies with the provisions. Requires the Department of Public Health to adopt rules to implement the provisions. Defines "multiple-occupancy restroom". Contains other provisions. Makes other changes. Effective immediately. Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Provides that an all-gender multiple-occupancy restroom must include floor to ceiling stall dividers (rather than stall dividers). Provides that an all-gender multiple-occupancy restroom shall not contain urinals. Provides that if a facility converts any multiple-occupancy restroom into an all-gender multiple-occupancy restroom, the all-gender multiple-occupancy restroom must satisfy specified requirements. Changes the definition of "multiple-occupancy restroom". Removes provisions concerning partitions for urinals.
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Record Created
Jan 20, 2023 9:39:50 PM
Record Updated
Apr 12, 2024 4:15:27 AM