IL HB2892 | 2023-2024 | 103rd General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Introduced on February 16 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-03-23 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides that the appointing authorities of the Legislative Ethics Commission shall (rather than may) appoint at least one commissioner from the general public. Allows the Legislative Inspector General to issue subpoenas without the advance approval of the Commission. Provides that within 60 days after the Legislative Ethics Commission's receipt of a summary report and response from the ultimate jurisdictional authority or agency head regarding a potential violation of this Act or potential wrongful acts within the jurisdiction of the Legislative Inspector General, the Legislative Inspector General (rather than the Commission) shall make available to the public the report and response or a redacted version of the report and response. Provides that the Legislative Inspector General (rather than the Commission) may make available to the public any other summary report and response of the ultimate jurisdictional authority or agency head or a redacted version of the report and response without prior approval from the Commission. Provides that the Commission shall adopt no rule requiring the Legislative Inspector General to seek the Commission's advance approval before publishing summary reports. Provides for the redaction of summary reports by the Legislative Inspector General and related requirements. Makes conforming and other changes.

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2023-03-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
2023-03-14HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
2023-03-10HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2023-03-06HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lilian Jiménez
2023-02-28HouseAssigned to Ethics & Elections
2023-02-16HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2023-02-16HouseFirst Reading
2023-02-16HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Abdelnasser Rashid

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