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 Bill Status of HB2842  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  ETHICS COMM-INVESTIGATIONS

House Sponsors
Rep. Blaine Wilhour, Ryan Spain and Martin McLaughlin

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 430/20-52
5 ILCS 430/25-15
5 ILCS 430/25-20
5 ILCS 430/25-52


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides that the Legislate Ethics Commission shall adopt no rule requiring the Legislative Inspector General to seek the Commission's advance approval before commencing any investigation or issuing a subpoena. Provides that any existing rule, as of the effective date of the amendatory Act, requiring the Legislative Inspectors General to seek the Commission's advance approval before commencing any investigation or issuing a subpoena is void. Removes language providing that the Legislative Inspector General needs the advance approval of the Commission to issue subpoenas. Provides that within 60 days after receipt of a summary report and response from the ultimate jurisdictional authority or agency head, the Executive and Legislative Ethics Commissions shall make available to the public the report and response or a redacted version of the report and response (currently, report required to be made public only if it resulted in a suspension of at least 3 days or termination of employment). Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Blaine Wilhour
  2/19/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Ethics & Elections Committee
  3/18/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ryan Spain
  3/19/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin McLaughlin
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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