Bill Status of HB6677 95th General Assembly
Short Description: CRIM CD-IMPROP USE PUBLIC FUND
Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti - Robert W. Pritchard - Jil Tracy and Harry R. Ramey, Jr.
| 1/13/2009||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Creates the offense of improper use of public funds. Provides that a person commits the offense when he or she knowingly misappropriates, misuses, or unlawfully withholds or converts to his or her own use or to the use of another any public funds made available through a gubernatorial or legislative member initiative. Provides that an official or employee of the State or a unit of local government who knowingly facilitates, aids, abets, assists, or participates in the misappropriation, misuse, or unlawful withholding or conversion to his or her own use or to the use of another any public funds made available through a gubernatorial or legislative member initiative also commits the offense. Provides that a person convicted of a felony violation of improper use of public funds is ineligible to receive any grant or contract from the State of Illinois. Defines "gubernatorial or legislative member initiative" and "infrastructure improvements".