093_SB1094 LRB093 10519 BDD 10773 b 1 AN ACT concerning campaign finance. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 5. The Election Code is amended by adding 5 Sections 9-1.15, 9-1.20, and 9-25.5 and changing Sections 6 9-11 and 9-25 as follows: 7 (10 ILCS 5/9-1.15 new) 8 Sec. 9-1.15. Person within the district. "Person within 9 the district" means an individual who resides in, or a 10 business with its principal place of business located within, 11 the district in which the candidate is seeking office. A 12 "person within the district" does not include family members 13 within the district, corporations, trusts, labor 14 organizations, or political committees. 15 (10 ILCS 5/9-1.20 new) 16 Sec. 9-1.20. Family member within the district. "Family 17 member within the district" means a candidate or a 18 candidate's spouse, parent, grandparent, child, grandchild, 19 aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, brother, sister, first cousin, 20 brother-in-law, sister-in-law, mother-in-law, father-in-law, 21 son-in-law, or daughter-in-law residing within the district. 22 (10 ILCS 5/9-11) (from Ch. 46, par. 9-11) 23 Sec. 9-11. Each report of campaign contributions under 24 Section 9-10 shall disclose: 25 (1) the name and address of the political committee; 26 (2) (Blank); 27 (3) the amount of funds on hand at the beginning of the 28 reporting period; 29 (4) in separate contributor categories for family -2- LRB093 10519 BDD 10773 b 1 members within the district, persons within the district, 2 persons not within the district, and corporations, trusts, 3 and labor organizations, the full name and mailing address of 4 each contributor of
person who has madeone or more 5 contributions to or for such committee within the reporting 6 period in an aggregate amount or value in excess of $150, 7 together with the amount and date of such contributions, and 8 if a contributor is an individual who contributed more than 9 $500, the occupation and employer of the contributor or, if 10 the occupation and employer of the contributor are unknown, a 11 statement that the committee has made a good faith effort to 12 ascertain this information; 13 (5) the total sum of individual contributions made to or 14 for such committee during the reporting period and not 15 reported under item (4); 16 (6) the name and address of each political committee 17 from which the reporting committee received, or to which that 18 committee made, any transfer of funds, in any aggregate 19 amount or value in excess of $150, together with the amounts 20 and dates of all transfers; 21 (7) the total sum of transfers made to or from such 22 committee during the reporting period and not reported under 23 item (6); 24 (8) each loan to or from any person within the reporting 25 period by or to such committee in an aggregate amount or 26 value in excess of $150, together with the full names and 27 mailing addresses of the lender and endorsers, if any, and 28 the date and amount of such loans, and if a lender or 29 endorser is an individual who loaned or endorsed a loan of 30 more than $500, the occupation and employer of that 31 individual, or if the occupation and employer of the 32 individual are unknown, a statement that the committee has 33 made a good faith effort to ascertain this information; 34 (9) the total amount of proceeds received by such -3- LRB093 10519 BDD 10773 b 1 committee from (a) the sale of tickets for each dinner, 2 luncheon, cocktail party, rally, and other fund-raising 3 events; (b) mass collections made at such events; and (c) 4 sales of items such as political campaign pins, buttons, 5 badges, flags, emblems, hats, banners, literature, and 6 similar materials; 7 (10) each contribution, rebate, refund, or other receipt 8 in excess of $150 received by such committee not otherwise 9 listed under items (4) through (9), and if a contributor is 10 an individual who contributed more than $500, the occupation 11 and employer of the contributor or, if the occupation and 12 employer of the contributor are unknown, a statement that the 13 committee has made a good faith effort to ascertain this 14 information; 15 (11) the total sum of all receipts by or for such 16 committee or candidate during the reporting period. 17 Each report of campaign contributions under Section 9-10 18 may disclose the full name and mailing address of each 19 contributor of one or more contributions to or for the 20 committee within the reporting period of an aggregate amount 21 or value of $150 or less. Names disclosed shall be 22 categorized as family members within the district, persons 23 within the district, persons not within the district, or 24 corporations, trusts, and labor organizations. 25 The Board shall by rule define a "good faith effort". 26 The reports of campaign contributions filed under this 27 Article shall be cumulative during the reporting period to 28 which they relate. 29 (Source: P.A. 90-495, eff. 1-1-98; 90-737, eff. 1-1-99.) 30 (10 ILCS 5/9-25) (from Ch. 46, par. 9-25) 31 Sec. 9-25. No person shall make an anonymous contribution 32 or a contribution in the name of another person, and no 33 person shall knowingly accept any anonymous contribution or -4- LRB093 10519 BDD 10773 b 1 contribution made by one person in the name of another 2 person. Anonymous contributions shall escheat to the State of 3 Illinois. Any political committee that receives such a 4 contribution shall forward it immediately to the State 5 Treasurer. Violation of this Section is a Class C 6 misdemeanor. 7 (Source: P.A. 78-1183.) 8 (10 ILCS 5/9-25.5 new) 9 Sec. 9-25.5. Contribution limit. 10 (a) At any time during a campaign contribution reporting 11 period prescribed in Section 9-10, a candidate for the office 12 of State Senator or State Representative may not accept 13 contributions from corporations, trusts, labor organizations, 14 persons not within the district, and political committees in 15 an aggregate amount that exceeds the aggregate amount of 16 contributions that the candidate has received during the same 17 reporting period from persons within the district. 18 (b) Subsection (a) of this Section shall not apply to 19 candidates for the office of State Representative receiving 20 less than $30,000 in aggregated contributions from persons 21 not within the district, corporations, trusts, labor 22 organizations, and political committees. 23 (c) Subsection (a) of this Section shall not apply to 24 candidates for the office of State Senator receiving less 25 than $45,000 in aggregated contributions from persons not 26 within the district, corporations, trusts, labor 27 organizations, and political committees. 28 (d) If contributions in an aggregate amount of $150 or 29 less per contributor are included in the determination of the 30 aggregate amount of contributions from persons within the 31 district, the full name and mailing address of each person 32 within the district who made aggregate contributions of $150 33 or less during the reporting period shall be disclosed in the -5- LRB093 10519 BDD 10773 b 1 campaign contribution report for that period. 2 (e) A candidate who violates this Section is ineligible 3 for appointment or election to the General Assembly until the 4 second general election after the violation occurs. A 5 candidate who violates this Section and is elected to the 6 General Assembly shall be removed from office.. 7 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect 8 January 1, 2004.