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Full Text of SB0331  96th General Assembly


Sen. Michael Noland

Filed: 5/4/2009





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 331 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 changing Section 5-20 as follows:
6     (5 ILCS 430/5-20)
7     Sec. 5-20. Public service announcements; other promotional
8 material.
9     (a) Beginning January 1, 2004, no public service
10 announcement or advertisement that is on behalf of any State
11 administered program and contains the proper name, image, or
12 voice of any executive branch constitutional officer or member
13 of the General Assembly shall be (i) broadcast or aired on
14 radio or television, (ii) or printed in a commercial newspaper
15 or a commercial magazine, or (iii) displayed on a billboard or
16 electronic message board at any time.



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1     (b) The proper name or image of any executive branch
2 constitutional officer or member of the General Assembly may
3 not appear on any (i) bumper stickers, (ii) commercial
4 billboards, (iii) lapel pins or buttons, (iv) magnets, (v)
5 stickers, and (vi) other similar promotional items, that are
6 not in furtherance of the person's official State duties or
7 governmental and public service functions, if designed, paid
8 for, prepared, or distributed using public dollars. This
9 subsection does not apply to stocks of items existing on the
10 effective date of this amendatory Act of the 93rd General
11 Assembly.
12     (c) This Section does not apply to communications funded
13 through expenditures required to be reported under Article 9 of
14 the Election Code.
15 (Source: P.A. 93-615, eff. 11-19-03; 93-617, eff. 12-9-03;
16 93-685, eff. 7-8-04.)
17     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
18 becoming law.".