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 Bill Status of HB5522  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  OPEN MEETINGS-POSTING RECORDS

House Sponsors
Rep. Jeanne M Ives - Peter Breen - Sam Yingling - Thomas Morrison - Natalie A. Manley, Ed Sullivan, Anna Moeller, Mark Batinick, Margo McDermed, Rita Mayfield, Dwight Kay, Ron Sandack, Barbara Wheeler, Patricia R. Bellock, Reginald Phillips, John D. Anthony, Grant Wehrli and Joe Sosnowski

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Martin A. Sandoval - Julie A. Morrison and Mr. Dan McConchie)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 120/2.03.5 new
5 ILCS 140/7.5
20 ILCS 405/405-335
715 ILCS 5/2.1
30 ILCS 805/8.40 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Open Meetings Act. Requires a unit of local government or school district with an operating budget of $1 million or more to maintain an Internet website and post to that website, for the current calendar or fiscal year, the following information: (1) information about elected and appointed officials; (2) notice of and materials prepared for meetings; (3) procedures for requesting information from the unit of local government or school district; (4) annual budget; (5) ordinances; (6) procedures to apply for building permits and zoning variances; (7) financial reports and audits; (8) information concerning employee compensation; (9) contracts with lobbying firms; (10) taxes and fees imposed by the unit of local government or school district; (11) rules governing the award of contracts; (12) bids and contracts worth $25,000 or more; (13) a debt disclosure report; and (14) public notices. Provides that any citizen who is a resident of the unit of local government or school district may bring a mandamus or injunction action to compel the unit of local government or school district to comply with the Internet posting requirements. Limits home rule powers. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Provides for a statutory exemption for any electronic copy of a record or information maintained on specified websites. Amends the Department of Central Management Services Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois to make conforming changes. Amends the Notice By Publication Act. Provides that whenever an officer of a court, unit of local government, or school district is required to provide notice by publication in a newspaper, publishing website address to the document will be sufficient. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
715 ILCS 5/2.1

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the bill as introduced, and removes a Section concerning internet publication of notice.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jeanne M Ives
  2/10/2016HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Peter Breen
  3/2/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  3/2/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Morrison
  3/2/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  3/2/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan
  3/2/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  3/2/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  3/2/2016HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  3/23/2016HouseAssigned to Counties & Townships Committee
  4/6/2016HouseDo Pass / Standard Debate Counties & Townships Committee; 006-005-000
  4/6/2016HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Standard Debate
  4/7/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
  4/7/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
  4/12/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  4/12/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dwight Kay
  4/13/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jeanne M Ives
  4/13/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/13/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Sandack
  4/13/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  4/13/2016HouseSecond Reading - Standard Debate
  4/13/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  4/14/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/14/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  4/14/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Reginald Phillips
  4/14/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John D. Anthony
  4/14/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
  4/14/2016HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Standard Debate
  4/14/2016HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/14/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  4/15/2016HouseThird Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 090-013-000
  4/15/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  4/18/2016SenateArrive in Senate
  4/18/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/18/2016SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  4/18/2016SenateFirst Reading
  4/18/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/18/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  5/6/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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