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Full Text of HB3737  102nd General Assembly

HB3737 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB3737

 

Introduced 2/22/2021, by Rep. Sam Yingling

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
5 ILCS 140/2.25 new

    Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Defines "member-based organization" as any group, association, or organization that: (1) has a membership that includes one or more government taxing bodies; (2) lobbies on behalf of its governmental members; and (3) receives a majority of its funding from its governmental members. Provides that a member-based organization is a public body under the Act; however, only records relating to the member-based organization's receipt of public funds or its expenditures made in whole or in part with public funds are public records subject to inspection and copying by the public.


LRB102 10087 HEP 15407 b

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

HB3737LRB102 10087 HEP 15407 b

1    AN ACT concerning government.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Freedom of Information Act is amended by
5adding Section 2.25 as follows:
 
6    (5 ILCS 140/2.25 new)
7    Sec. 2.25. Records of member-based organizations.
8    (a) As used in this Section, "member-based organization"
9means any group, association, or organization that:
10        (1) has a membership that includes one or more
11    government taxing bodies;
12        (2) lobbies on behalf of its governmental members; and
13        (3) receives a majority of its funding from its
14    governmental members.
15    (b) A member-based organization is a public body under
16this Act; however, only records relating to the member-based
17organization's receipt of public funds or its expenditures
18made in whole or in part with public funds are public records
19subject to inspection and copying by the public.