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 Bill Status of SB1871  93rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Susan Garrett - Jeffrey M. Schoenberg - Kirk W. Dillard and Richard J. Winkel, Jr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 320/3from Ch. 24 1/2, par. 38u
5 ILCS 420/Art. 4B heading new
5 ILCS 420/4B-5 new
5 ILCS 425/5
5 ILCS 425/10
5 ILCS 425/15
5 ILCS 425/20
5 ILCS 425/30
5 ILCS 425/35
5 ILCS 425/45
5 ILCS 425/55
5 ILCS 425/60
5 ILCS 425/80
5 ILCS 425/83
5 ILCS 425/85
5 ILCS 425/95
5 ILCS 120/1.02from Ch. 102, par. 41.02
5 ILCS 140/7from Ch. 116, par. 207
10 ILCS 5/9-1.5from Ch. 46, par. 9-1.5
10 ILCS 5/9-1.5-5 new
10 ILCS 5/9-1.7from Ch. 46, par. 9-1.7
10 ILCS 5/9-1.8from Ch. 46, par. 9-1.8
10 ILCS 5/9-3from Ch. 46, par. 9-3
10 ILCS 5/9-8.5 new
10 ILCS 5/9-8.7 new
10 ILCS 5/9-8.10
10 ILCS 5/9-8.15
10 ILCS 5/9-9.5
10 ILCS 5/9-10from Ch. 46, par. 9-10
10 ILCS 5/9-23from Ch. 46, par. 9-23
10 ILCS 5/9-27.5
25 ILCS 160/3 new
30 ILCS 500/50-30

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Employees Political Activity Act. Provides procedures and conditions for State employees to engage in political work. Amends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Prohibits the use of State funds for public service announcements featuring State executive branch constitutional officers during certain campaign periods. Amends the State Gift Ban Act. Deletes provisions concerning judges. Provides that certain gifts, contributions, and expenses are exempt from the gift ban and removes some of the current exemptions. Provides that an ethics commission may issue rulings and make advisory opinions. Requires ethics commissions to adopt certain rules and allows them to hold meetings in person or by telephone. Deletes provisions concerning units of local government and school districts. Amends the Open Meetings Act. Excludes ethics officers and ultimate jurisdictional authorities from the definition of a public body. Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Provides for the disclosure of time sheets for the time spent working as a public employee or official or applications for reimbursement for certain expenses. Amends the Election Code. Provides that an entity that accepts contributions or makes expenditures during any 12-month period in an aggregate amount exceeding $3,000 for the purposes of electioneering communications is a State and local political committee. Prohibits executive branch constitutional officers, employees, and candidates from soliciting contributions from the constitutional officer's employees and from promising anything of value in return for a contribution. Lists permitted expenditures of political committee funds. Provides that the fines for violations of the Act shall be up to the value of the unreported contribution. Amends the General Assembly Staff Assistants Act. Provides procedures and conditions for legislative staff assistants to engage in political work. Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Deletes the current revolving door provisions. Prohibits former State officers or employees from accepting employment or receiving compensation from an employer under certain circumstances. Makes other changes. States that a 2/3 vote of the members elected to each house of the General Assembly is required for passage.

DateChamber Action
  2/20/2003SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Susan Garrett
  2/20/2003SenateFirst Reading
  2/20/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  2/26/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  2/27/2003SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/3/2003SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Richard J. Winkel, Jr.
  3/4/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  3/5/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Susan Garrett
  3/5/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  3/5/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive
  3/6/2003SenateTo Subcommittee
  3/13/2003SenateCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 3-9(a) (ii), regarding the March 13, 2003 reporting deadline.
  4/3/2003SenateMotion Filed Sen. Peter J. Roskam; Pursuant to Senate Rule 7-9, discharge the Executive Committee from further consideration and place on the Calendar on the order of 2nd Reading.
  4/4/2003SenateThird Reading Deadline Extended - Rule 2-10(e) to May 31, 2003.
  7/1/2003SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Rules
  7/1/2003SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

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