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 Bill Status of HB5499  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  ETHICS-LIG INVESTIGATIONS

House Sponsors
Rep. Lindsey LaPointe - Kelly M. Cassidy and Michael Kelly

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 430/25-5
5 ILCS 430/25-20
5 ILCS 430/25-52


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides that the appointing authorities of the Legislative Ethics Commission shall (rather than may) appoint at least one commissioner from the general public. Allows the Legislative Inspector General to issue subpoenas without the advance approval of the Commission. Provides that within 60 days after the Legislative Ethics Commission's receipt of a summary report and response from the ultimate jurisdictional authority or agency head that resulted in violations of the Act and other founded wrongful acts within Legislative Inspector General's jurisdiction, the Legislative Inspector General (rather than the Commission) shall make available to the public the report and response or a redacted version of the report and response. Provides that the Legislative Inspector General (rather than the Commission) may make available to the public any other summary report and response of the ultimate jurisdictional authority or agency head or a redacted version of the report and response without prior approval from the Commission. Provides that the Commission shall adopt no rule requiring the Legislative Inspector General to seek the Commission's advance approval before publishing summary reports. Provides for the redaction of summary reports by the Legislative Inspector General and related requirements. Makes conforming and other changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/28/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
  1/31/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/1/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Ethics & Elections Committee
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/28/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Kelly

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