IL HB0322 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 11 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-03-31 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Makes the gift ban apply to additional classes of persons. Places caps on gifts that may be accepted as exempt under the educational materials and missions exemption and the travel expenses for State business exemption. Deletes exemptions that authorize the acceptance of gifts provided by an individual on the basis of personal friendship; gifts made through bequests, inheritances, and other transfers at death; and gifts of food. Exempts from the gift ban the cost of food or beverages consumed at certain receptions, meals, and meetings. Establishes a procedure for the reporting of all gifts that are accepted as exempt from the gift ban. Authorizes the Secretary of State to institute a system for the reporting of accepted gifts. Increases penalties for violations of the gift ban.

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2017-03-31HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2017-02-16HouseTo Criminal Administration and Enforcement Subcommittee
2017-01-25HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
2017-01-11HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-01-11HouseFirst Reading
2017-01-11HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Scott Drury

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543010-20New CodeSee Bill Text
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