90th General Assembly
Summary of HB0729
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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

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   1


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