IL HB5878 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Failed on January 8 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-01-08 - Session Sine Die
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Provides fines for legislators who engage in specified restricted activities and for violations of legislator rules of conduct. Provides that any person who willfully files a false or incomplete statement of economic interests under the Act may be subject to a fine not to exceed, for each offense, $150,000. Amends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides fines for intentional failure to complete ethics training and sexual harassment training. Modifies a Section concerning penalties under the Act to provide fines for specified violations. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that any person who, in the course of business, fraudulently obtains public moneys reserved for, or allocated or available to, minority-owned businesses, women-owned businesses, service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses, or veteran-owned small businesses may be subject to a fine not to exceed, for each offense, $115,000. Provides that a fine of up to $1,000,000 may be imposed for bribery. Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.

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2019-01-08HouseSession Sine Die
2018-05-18HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
2018-05-15HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-05-15HouseFirst Reading
2018-05-11HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Grant Wehrli

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