This below article was originally posted on Vedder Thinking on June 4, 2019.

On Saturday, June 1, 2019, The Illinois General Assembly passed a bill (the “Diversity Disclosure Bill”) requiring most publicly held companies organized or headquartered in Illinois to include detailed demographic diversity information in their annual reports. Bill intended to provide data to support future policy changes to address underrepresentation of women and minorities on public company boards.

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