IL SB3446 | 2015-2016 | 99th General Assembly


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on November 9 2016 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2017-01-04 - Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
Pending: Senate Assignments Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Prohibits certain executive branch appointees from using official authority or influence for the purpose of interfering with or effecting the result of an election. Provides for penalties for violation of the restricted political activity by executive branch appointees. Provides that nothing in the applicable provisions prevents an affected appointee from taking an active part in political management or in political campaigns, or prevents an affected appointee from exercising the right to vote as he or she chooses, and to express his or her opinion on political subjects and candidates. Defines "affected appointee".

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2017-01-04SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
2016-11-09SenateReferred to Assignments
2016-11-09SenateFirst Reading
2016-11-09SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Andy Manar

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ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
54201-103.5New CodeSee Bill Text
54203A-50New CodeSee Bill Text

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