MADIGAN,MJ-GASH-LANG-SCHAKOWSKY, SCULLY, DAVIS,STEVE, SCOTT,
MCCARTHY, HANNIG, LYONS,JOSEPH, BROSNAHAN, CURRY,JULIE,
DART, MCKEON, FEIGENHOLTZ, WOOLARD, MCGUIRE, BRADLEY,
BOLAND, SMITH,MICHAEL, HOLBROOK AND HOFFMAN.
ETHICS-GIFT BAN-REVOLVING DOOR
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the State Employee Gift Ban Act and amends the Illinois
Governmental Ethics Act and the Lobbyist Registration Act. Prohibits
State officers and employees of the executive, legislative, and
judicial branches from soliciting or accepting gifts from lobbyists
and State vendors, contractors, and bidders. Applies to the officer's
or employee's spouse and children. Makes violation a business offense
punishable by a fine and authorizes the imposition of other sanctions.
Requires surrender of any accepted gift into the State treasury.
Prohibits former legislators from lobbying the General Assembly for
compensation during the first year after leaving office. Prohibits
certain lobbying and personal service contracts by certain partisan
legislative staff and executive branch officers and employees during
the first year after leaving State service. Makes violation a Class A
misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $10,000. Eliminates the
10-day period in which a person may lobby before registering with the
Secretary of State. Effective immediately.
FISCAL NOTE (Dpt. Central Management Services)
Minimal fiscal impact.
No corrections population or fiscal impact.
No increase in the need for the number of judges in the State.
STATE MANDATES ACT FISCAL NOTE
Fails to create a State mandate.
HOME RULE NOTE
Contains no language preempting home rule authority.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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