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 Bill Status of SB2402  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  ELEC CD-INDEPENDENT EXPENDITUR

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Daniel Biss - Andy Manar

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/9-1.15
10 ILCS 5/9-7.6 new
10 ILCS 5/9-10from Ch. 46, par. 9-10
10 ILCS 5/9-11from Ch. 46, par. 9-11


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Disclosure and Regulation of Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Article of the Election Code. Provides that there is a rebuttable presumption that specified expenditures do not qualify as independent expenditures. Requires a nonprofit organization, except for a labor union, that accepts contributions, makes contributions, or makes expenditures during any 12-month period in an aggregate amount exceeding $5,000 on behalf of or in opposition to public officials, candidates for public office, or a question of public policy or for electioneering communications to register with the State Board of Elections in accordance with the Board's rules and file contribution and expenditure reports and imposes certain requirements regarding the reports. Changes requirements for reports filed by a political committee that makes independent expenditures and provides that the Board shall impose a civil penalty for failure to file a report. Provides that quarterly report of campaign contributions, expenditures, and independent expenditures shall disclose the beneficial owner of any entity that contributes more than $10,000 to a ballot initiative committee or an independent expenditure committee during any election period. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2013SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Daniel Biss
  2/15/2013SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/5/2013SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/6/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Andy Manar
  3/6/2013SenateTo Subcommittee on Election Law
  3/13/2013SenatePostponed - Subcommittee on Election Law
  3/22/2013SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

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