Bill Text: IL SB0078 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Creates the Public Trust in Funding Responsibility Act. Prohibits a State agency from contracting with or making a grant to any entity that performs abortions or maintains or operates a facility where abortions are performed that involves the expenditure of State funds. Defines "State funds" as funds obtained through State taxation, fees, or assessments and provides that "State funds" does not include funds obtained from the federal government, federal funds administered or granted through a State agency, or State funds the expenditure of which is required by federal law. Exempts from the prohibition funding to hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers licensed under State law. Provides that the Act only applies to contracts and grants entered into, and the renewal of contracts entered into, on or after the effective date of the Act. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-03-17 - Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments [SB0078 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-SB0078-Introduced.html


100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
SB0078

Introduced 1/12/2017, by Sen. Kyle McCarter

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
New Act

Creates the Public Trust in Funding Responsibility Act. Prohibits a State agency from contracting with or making a grant to any entity that performs abortions or maintains or operates a facility where abortions are performed that involves the expenditure of State funds. Defines "State funds" as funds obtained through State taxation, fees, or assessments and provides that "State funds" does not include funds obtained from the federal government, federal funds administered or granted through a State agency, or State funds the expenditure of which is required by federal law. Exempts from the prohibition funding to hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers licensed under State law. Provides that the Act only applies to contracts and grants entered into, and the renewal of contracts entered into, on or after the effective date of the Act. Effective immediately.
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A BILL FOR

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1 AN ACT concerning State funding.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Public
5Trust in Funding Responsibility Act.
6 Section 5. Definitions. For the purposes of this Act:
7 "Abortion" has the meaning ascribed to it in paragraph (4)
8of Section 2 of the Illinois Abortion Law of 1975.
9 "Contract" has the meaning ascribed to it in Section
101-15.30 of the Illinois Procurement Code.
11 "Grant" has the meaning ascribed to it in Section 1-15.42
12of the Illinois Procurement Code.
13 "State agency" has the meaning ascribed to it in Section
141-15.100 of the Illinois Procurement Code.
15 "State funds" means funds obtained through State taxation,
16fees, or assessments. "State funds" does not include any funds
17obtained from the federal government, federal funds
18administered or granted through a State agency, or State funds
19the expenditure of which is required by federal law.
20 Section 10. Application.
21 (a) This Act does not apply to hospitals licensed under the
22Hospital Licensing Act or ambulatory surgical centers licensed

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1under the Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center Act.
2 (b) This Act applies only to contracts and grants entered
3into, and the renewal of contracts and grants entered into, on
4or after the effective date of this Act.
5 Section 15. Contract prohibition. A State agency shall not
6enter into a contract with any entity that performs abortions
7or maintains or operates a facility where abortions are
8performed that involves the expenditure of State funds.
9 Section 20. Grant prohibition. A State agency shall not
10make a grant to any entity that performs abortions or maintains
11or operates a facility where abortions are performed that
12involves the expenditure of State funds.
13 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
14becoming law.
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