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Short Description:  ETHICS-HOLDOVER APPOINTEES

Senate Sponsors
Sen. John J. Cullerton - Christine Radogno

House Sponsors
(Rep. Michael J. Madigan - Tom Cross and Barbara Flynn Currie)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/29/2011SenateBill Dead - Amendatory Veto

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 420/3A-40 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Provides that holdover appointees, temporary appointees, and acting appointees to offices requiring Senate confirmation may not continue in office longer than stated limited periods. Exempts from these provisions appointments to the State Board of Elections. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 5/5-605was 20 ILCS 5/12

Further amends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. In provisions concerning temporary appointees, provides that a meeting of the Senate does not include a perfunctory session day as designated by the Senate under its rules. In provisions concerning acting appointees, provides (i) that no person who has been designated by the Governor to serve as an acting appointee to any office to which appointment requires the advice and consent of the Senate shall, except at the Senate's request, be designated again as an acting appointee for that office at the same session of that Senate and (ii) that, during the term of a General Assembly, the Governor may not designate a person to serve as an acting appointee to any office to which appointment requires the advice and consent of the Senate if that person's nomination to serve as the appointee for the same office was rejected by the Senate of the same General Assembly. Also makes technical changes. Amends the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois to make conforming changes.

Governor Amendatory Veto Message
Recommends that the provisions of the bill that amend the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act and that pertain to a salaried office apply on and after July 1, 2011. Recommends that the provisions of the bill that amend the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act and that pertain to an office other than a salaried office apply on and after October 1, 2011.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/12/2011SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  1/12/2011SenateFirst Reading
  1/12/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/12/2011SenateAssigned to Executive
  1/12/2011SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Christine Radogno
  2/8/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  2/8/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  2/8/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  2/9/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  2/9/2011SenateDo Pass as Amended Executive; 014-000-000
  2/9/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 9, 2011
  2/9/2011SenateSecond Reading
  2/9/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 10, 2011
  2/10/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 048-000-000
  2/10/2011HouseArrived in House
  2/14/2011HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  2/14/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  2/14/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  2/14/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/14/2011HouseMotion Filed to Suspend Rule 25 Executive Committee; Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  2/15/2011HouseMotion to Suspend Rule 25 - Prevailed
  2/15/2011HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  2/15/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Cross
  2/15/2011HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Tom Cross
  2/16/2011HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Executive Committee; 010-001-000
  2/16/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/16/2011HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  2/16/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/17/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/17/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 103-006-001
  2/17/2011SenatePassed Both Houses
  2/18/2011SenateSent to the Governor
  4/19/2011SenateGovernor Amendatory Veto
  5/3/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Amendatory Veto May 4, 2011
  5/13/2011SenateMotion Filed Override Amendatory Veto Sen. John J. Cullerton
  5/13/2011Senate3/5 Vote Required
  5/13/2011SenateOverride Amendatory Veto - Senate Passed 055-000-000
  5/13/2011HouseArrived in House
  5/13/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Amendatory Veto
  5/29/2011SenateBill Dead - Amendatory Veto

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