ELEC CD-POL COMM-ORG-REPORTS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Election Code. Provides that a political committee
shall file a statement of organization within 10 business days (now 30
days). Deletes requirement that the statement of organization contain
a statement of whether the committee is a continuing one. Requires a
political committee that dissolves to submit a final report to the
State Board of Elections regarding the disposition of its funds and
assets (now funds). Requires an individual who makes a contribution
to a political committee during the specified reporting period in
excess of $150 to identify his or her occupation and employer.
Deletes the requirement that the scope, area of activity, party
affiliation, and purpose of the political committee be included in
reports of campaign contributions. Requires the State Board of
Elections to render a final decision on a complaint within 60 days
(now 42 days if the complaint is directed to an elected public
official or 21 days if the complaint is directed to a candidate) of
receiving a complaint except when the complaint is filed during the 60
days before an election. Makes other changes. Effective January 1,
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
10 ILCS 5/9-6.5 new
Deletes provisions requiring disclosure of the occupation and
employer of each individual who has made one or more contributions in
an aggregate amount or value in excess of $150.
FISCAL NOTE (State Board of Elections)
HB729 will not result in any increased expenditures for SBE.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1
HB729, with H-am 1, fails to create a State mandate.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Bureau of Budget)
HB729 will not increase or decrease State expenditures or
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Adds reference to:
10 ILCS 5/9-17 from Ch. 46, par. 9-17
10 ILCS 5/9-28 new
Amends the Election Code. Deletes a provision that a person
examining a campaign finance statement shall provide personal
information and that the political committee be notified of the
examination of the statement. Provides that reports may be filed
electronically. Provides that reports filed by political committees
shall be made available on the World Wide Web.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0495
Last action date: 97-08-18
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 1
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