Bill Status of HB6699  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jay C. Hoffman

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 420/2-106 new
5 ILCS 420/4A-102from Ch. 127, par. 604A-102
5 ILCS 420/4A-103from Ch. 127, par. 604A-103
10 ILCS 5/9-35 new
25 ILCS 120/4from Ch. 63, par. 904
25 ILCS 120/5from Ch. 63, par. 905
30 ILCS 500/20-160 new
30 ILCS 500/50-37 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act, the Election Code, the Compensation Review Act, and the Illinois Procurement Code. Prohibits members of the General Assembly from being employed by the State, a municipality, or a unit of local government, with specified exceptions. Requires members of and candidates for the General Assembly to disclose information concerning lobbying activities and representation cases on their statements of economic interests. Requires the Compensation Review Board to file separate reports for (i) judges and State's Attorneys and (ii) all other positions. Requires the General Assembly to approve or reduce a report for it to take effect (now, must disapprove or reduce a report to prevent it from taking effect). Prohibits campaign contributions from a business entity with annual aggregate State contracts or pending State contract bids of more than $50,000, or from the business entity's affiliates, to any political committee (i) established to promote the candidacy of a State executive branch constitutional officer,legislator, or candidate for one of those offices or (ii) of a state central committee represented by a State executive branch constitutional officer or legislator. Defines State contracts as contracts awarded by executive or legislative branch agencies or the Auditor General. Specifies the duration of the contribution prohibition and the penalties for violations. Requires that business entities subject to the prohibition electronically register with the State Board of Elections, including disclosure of their affiliates. Specifies penalties for failure to register or to maintain accurate registration. Makes other changes.

DateChamber Action
  9/10/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jay C. Hoffman
  9/10/2008HouseFirst Reading
  9/10/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die