IL HB5531 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Failed on January 8 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-01-08 - Session Sine Die
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Creates the Small Donor Democracy Matching System for Fair Elections Act. Amends the Election Code. Creates a small donor campaign contribution matching system for candidates for various offices of State government. Creates the Small Donor Democracy Matching Fund as a special Fund in the State Treasury. Sets forth requirements for accessing the small donor matching system. Sets forth provisions for the funding of the matching contributions. Imposes limits on the access to matching funds. Provides for penalties for violations of the provisions. Sets forth disclosure requirements. Creates the Campaign Finance Board within the State Board of Elections to implement the campaign matching system. Provides that provisions of the Code concerning election interference do not apply to the campaign contribution matching program or similar systems of public financing for elections established by a home rule unit of government. Amends the State Finance Act to make a conforming change. Defines terms. Includes legislative findings and severability provisions. Effective immediately.

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2019-01-08HouseSession Sine Die
2018-04-16HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
2018-04-13HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2018-04-09HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
2018-03-27HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
2018-03-07HouseAssigned to Elections & Campaign Finance Committee
2018-02-20HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
2018-02-16HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-02-16HouseFirst Reading
2018-02-16HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy

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1059-25.1Amended CodeCitation Text
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1059A-75New CodeSee Bill Text
105Art. 9A headingNew CodeSee Bill Text
301055.886New CodeSee Bill Text

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