Bill Status of SB2823 95th General Assembly
Short Description: JUDICIAL CAMPAIGN REFORM
Sen. Kwame Raoul - Susan Garrett - Kirk W. Dillard
| 1/13/2009||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
|10 ILCS 5/Art. 7B heading new|
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Judicial Campaign Reform Act and amends the Election Code, the State Finance Act, the Illinois Income Tax Act, and the Clerks of Courts Act. Creates a voluntary program of public financing of election campaigns for the offices of judges of the Illinois Supreme Court and Appellate Courts, administered by the State Board of Elections. Establishes funding mechanisms and provides penalties for violations. Sets mandatory contribution limits with respect to all judicial election campaigns. Makes other changes. Effective January 1, 2009.