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    (745 ILCS 5/0.01) (from Ch. 127, par. 800)
    Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the State Lawsuit Immunity Act.
(Source: P.A. 86‑1324.)

    (745 ILCS 5/1)(from Ch. 127, par. 801)
    Sec. 1. Except as provided in the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act, the Court of Claims Act, the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act, Section 1.5 of this Act, and, except as provided in and to the extent provided in the Clean Coal FutureGen for Illinois Act, the State of Illinois shall not be made a defendant or party in any court.
(Source: P.A. 95‑18, eff. 7‑30‑07; 95‑331, eff. 8‑21‑07; 95‑876, eff. 8‑21‑08.)

    (745 ILCS 5/1.5)
    Sec. 1.5. Exceptions; State employees.
    (a) An employee, former employee, or prospective employee of the State who is aggrieved by any conduct or action or inaction of the State that would constitute a violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, 29 U.S.C. 621 et seq., as amended, if committed by an employer covered by that Act may bring an action under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 against the State in State circuit court or federal court.
    (b) An employee of the State who is aggrieved by any conduct or action or inaction of the State that would constitute a violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, 29 U.S.C. 201 et seq., as amended, if committed by an employer covered by that Act may bring an action under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 against the State in State circuit court or federal court.
    (c) An employee, former employee, or prospective employee of the State who is aggrieved by any conduct or action or inaction of the State that would constitute a violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act, 29 U.S.C. 2601 et seq., as amended, if committed by an employer covered by that Act may bring an action under the Family and Medical Leave Act against the State in State circuit court or federal court.
    (d) An employee, former employee, or prospective employee of the State who is aggrieved by any conduct or action or inaction of the State that would constitute a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 42 U.S.C. 12101 et seq., as amended, if committed by an employer covered by that Act may bring an action under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 against the State in State circuit court or federal court.
    (e) An employee, former employee, or prospective employee of the State who is aggrieved by any conduct or action or inaction of the State that would constitute a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000e et seq., as amended, if committed by an employer covered by that Act may bring an action under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 against the State in State circuit court or federal court.
(Source: P.A. 93‑414, eff. 1‑1‑04.)