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Full Text of SB2380  98th General Assembly


Rep. Ron Sandack

Filed: 5/15/2013





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 2380 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Illinois Grant Funds Recovery Act is
5amended by adding Section 4.3 as follows:
6    (30 ILCS 705/4.3 new)
7    Sec. 4.3. Prohibition on use of grant funds for prohibited
8political activities.
9    (a) For the purposes of this Section, "prohibited political
10activity" has the meaning established in Section 1-5 of the
11State Officials and Employees Ethics Act.
12    (b) Grantees and employees of grantees shall not knowingly
13use grant funds, or goods or services purchased with grant
14funds, to engage, either directly or indirectly, in a
15prohibited political activity.
16    (c) Grantees and employees of grantees shall not be



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1knowingly compensated from grant funds for time spent engaging
2in a prohibited political activity.
3    (d) Nothing in this Section shall prohibit any 501(c)3 or
4501(c)4 organization receiving a grant from the State from
5engaging in any federally permissible activity regarding
6advocacy, indirect and direct lobbying, and political
7activity, provided that the specific funds acquired by a grant
8from the State shall not be knowingly used for those activities
9that are permitted by federal law but prohibited by this
11    (e) A grantee who knowingly violates this Section is guilty
12of a business offense and is subject to a fine of up to