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Full Text of HB2428  96th General Assembly


Rep. Karen May

Filed: 3/19/2009





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 2428 by replacing
3 everything after the enacting clause with the following:
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.



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1         "Household member" means any of the persons occupying
2     the same single dwelling.
3         "Political committee" has the meaning set forth in
4     Article 9 of the Election Code.
5         "Officeholder" means an executive branch
6     constitutional officer.
7     (b) An appointed member of a board or commission, or any of
8 his or her household members, may not make, or cause to be
9 made, contributions to the officeholder who appointed that
10 person or succeeded that officeholder, or to a political
11 committee established to promote the candidacy of that
12 officeholder or succeeding officeholder, during the first year
13 of that appointment in a combined, aggregate amount of more
14 than $2,400, or a greater amount set by federal law, when
15 combined with any aggregate contributions made by that
16 appointee and his or her household members during the year
17 before his or her appointment to the officeholder that
18 appointed the person or to a political committee established to
19 promote the candidacy of that officeholder.
20     (c) A person is ineligible for appointment to a board or
21 commission if that person, or any of his or her household
22 members, during the preceding year, has made, or caused to be
23 made, combined, aggregate contributions of more than $2,400 or
24 a greater amount set by federal law, to the officeholder
25 authorized or required to make the appointment or to a
26 political committee established to promote the candidacy of



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1 that officeholder.
2     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
3 becoming law.".