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Full Text of SB1344  97th General Assembly



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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 State Officials and Employees Ethics Act is
5amended by changing Section 5-20 as follows:
6    (5 ILCS 430/5-20)
7    Sec. 5-20. Public service announcements; other promotional
9    (a) Beginning January 1, 2004, no public service
10announcement or advertisement that is on behalf of any State
11administered program and contains the proper name, image, or
12voice of any executive branch constitutional officer or member
13of the General Assembly shall be (i) broadcast or aired on
14radio or television, (ii) or printed in a commercial newspaper
15or a commercial magazine, or (iii) displayed on a billboard or
16electronic message board at any time.
17    (b) The proper name or image of any executive branch
18constitutional officer or member of the General Assembly may
19not appear on any (i) bumper stickers, (ii) commercial
20billboards, (iii) lapel pins or buttons, (iv) magnets, (v)
21stickers, and (vi) other similar promotional items, that are
22not in furtherance of the person's official State duties or
23governmental and public service functions, if designed, paid



SB1344 Enrolled- 2 -LRB097 06903 JDS 46996 b

1for, prepared, or distributed using public dollars. This
2subsection does not apply to stocks of items existing on the
3effective date of this amendatory Act of the 93rd General
5    (c) This Section does not apply to communications funded
6through expenditures required to be reported under Article 9 of
7the Election Code.
8(Source: P.A. 93-615, eff. 11-19-03; 93-617, eff. 12-9-03;
993-685, eff. 7-8-04.)
10    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
11becoming law.