IL HB2659 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 8 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 Election Code. Provides that general election candidates for the offices of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, State Comptroller, State Treasurer, and member of the General Assembly shall, not less than 60 days prior to the general election in which they are seeking office, file with the State Board of Elections federal and state tax returns for the 5 most recent taxable years in which the tax returns were filed with the federal Internal Revenue Services and Department of Revenue. Requires the State Board to post the tax returns online after redacting certain identifying information. Requires the State Board to establish by rule a procedure to challenge potential violations of these requirements and allows the State Board to adopt other rules it deems necessary. Effective immediately.

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2017-03-31HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2017-02-22HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
2017-02-08HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-02-08HouseFirst Reading
2017-02-08HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit

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ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
1051-25New CodeSee Bill Text

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