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 Bill Status of HB2957  98th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Scott Drury

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
25 ILCS 170/2from Ch. 63, par. 172
25 ILCS 170/3from Ch. 63, par. 173
25 ILCS 170/10from Ch. 63, par. 180

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Lobbyist Registration Act. Expands the definition of "lobbying" to include communications with government employees and attempts to persuade local government officials. Pre-empts home rule authorities from defining the act of lobbying in a manner inconsistent with the State's definition. Prohibits family members of legislators and persons with whom a legislator or State employee maintains a close economic relationship from lobbying for compensation. Provides that a violation of the prohibition is a Class A misdemeanor with a fine equal to 5 times the total compensation earned in violation of the prohibition.

DateChamber Action
  2/26/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Scott Drury
  2/26/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/26/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/11/2013HouseAssigned to Judiciary
  3/14/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Scott Drury
  3/14/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/22/2013HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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