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Full Text of HB2428  96th General Assembly



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1     AN ACT concerning government.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The State Officials and Employees Ethics Act is
5 amended by adding Section 5-65 as follows:
6     (5 ILCS 430/5-65 new)
7     Sec. 5-65. Contributions from appointee; ineligibility for
8 appointment.
9     (a) For the purposes of this Section:
10         "Amount set by federal law" means the limit on
11     individual contributions established by the Federal
12     Election Campaign Act of 1971, as amended by the Bipartisan
13     Campaign Reform Act of 2002.
14         "Board or commission" means a board, commission, task
15     force, or authority created or authorized by the Illinois
16     constitution, State law, or executive order.
17         "Household member" means any of the persons occupying
18     the same single dwelling.
19         "Political committee" has the meaning set forth in
20     Article 9 of the Election Code.
21         "Officeholder" means an executive branch
22     constitutional officer.
23     (b) An appointed member of a board or commission, or any of



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1 his or her household members, may not make, or cause to be
2 made, contributions to the officeholder who appointed that
3 person or succeeded that officeholder, or to a political
4 committee established to promote the candidacy of that
5 officeholder or succeeding officeholder, during the first year
6 of that appointment in a combined, aggregate amount of more
7 than $2,400, or a greater amount set by federal law, when
8 combined with any aggregate contributions made by that
9 appointee and his or her household members during the year
10 before his or her appointment to the officeholder that
11 appointed the person or to a political committee established to
12 promote the candidacy of that officeholder.
13     (c) A person is ineligible for appointment to a board or
14 commission if that person, or any of his or her household
15 members, during the preceding year, has made, or caused to be
16 made, combined, aggregate contributions of more than $2,400 or
17 a greater amount set by federal law, to the officeholder
18 authorized or required to make the appointment or to a
19 political committee established to promote the candidacy of
20 that officeholder.
21     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
22 becoming law.