90th General Assembly
Summary of HB2231
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ELEC CD-LOBBYIST-CAMPAGIN FIN                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Election  Code.   Provides  that  the  occupation  and      
   employer  of  a  person  making  a  campaign contribution be reported.      
   Provides that information about a person contributing $150 or more  in      
   a  calendar  year  (now  $150  in  the  reporting period) be reported.      
   Provides that  the  State  Board  of  Elections  shall  make  campaign      
   contribution  and expenditure reports available in an electronic form.      
   Provides that candidates shall  not  use  campaign  contributions  for      
   personal  uses.   Provides  that  a  candidate  may  not  accept  more      
   contributions  from  contributors  not within his or her district than      
   from contributors  within  his  or  her  district.   Provides  that  a      
   candidate  shall  not  accept  contributions from foreign nationals or      
   public utilities regulated by the Illinois Commerce Commission  or  by      
   any  other  State  agency.  Deletes a provision that persons examining      
   campaign  contributions  and  expenditures   must   provide   personal      
   information.   Amends  the Lobbyist Registration Act.  Provides that a      
   person who has held certain offices or who has been  employed  by  the      
   General  Assembly  or a member of the General Assembly shall not lobby      
   for a  period  of  one  year  after  leaving  his  or  her  office  or      
   employment. Effective immediately.                                          
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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