Bill Sponsors: IL SB2356 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Open Meetings Act. Provides that each public body shall periodically (currently, specifies no less than semi-annually) meet to review minutes of all closed meetings. Provides that meetings to review minutes shall occur every 6 months, or as soon thereafter as is practicable, taking into account the nature and meeting schedule of the public body. Provides that committees which are ad hoc in nature shall review closed session minutes at the later of (1) 6 months from the date of the last review of closed session minutes or (2) at the next scheduled meeting of the ad hoc committee. Provides that when a public body is dissolved, disbanded, eliminated, or consolidated by executive action, legislative action, or referendum, the governing body of the unit of local government in which the public body was located shall review the closed session minutes of that public body.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)

Status: (Passed) 2021-08-27 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0653 [SB2356 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

Sponsors

NameTypeSponsorshipDistrictFinancialEncyclopediaBiography
Senator John Curran [R]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-041FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Deanne Mazzochi [R]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-047FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Thomas Bennett [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-106FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Tom Weber [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-064FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart

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