IL SB2089 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-1)
Status: Introduced on February 10 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-08-04 - Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
Pending: Senate Assignments Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Election Code. Includes certain tax-exempt organizations under the federal Internal Revenue Code in the definitions of political action committees, ballot initiative committees, and independent expenditure committees. Allows the tax-exempt organizations to establish a separate political committee whose function is to receive or make contributions, make expenditures, or any combination thereof, to support or oppose candidates or questions of public policy. Sets forth certain requirements for these separate committees. Effective immediately.

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2017-08-04SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
2017-04-28SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
2017-04-06SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2017
2017-04-06SenateSecond Reading
2017-03-16SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 28, 2017
2017-03-16SenateDo Pass Executive; 011-003-000
2017-03-14SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
2017-03-09SenatePostponed - Executive
2017-03-06SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
2017-03-01SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
2017-02-28SenateAssigned to Executive
2017-02-10SenateReferred to Assignments
2017-02-10SenateFirst Reading
2017-02-10SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon

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