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 Bill Status of HB0325  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  ETHICS ACT-LOBBY RESTRICTIONS

House Sponsors
Rep. Scott Drury - Margo McDermed - Thaddeus Jones - Steven A. Andersson, Will Guzzardi, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Frances Ann Hurley and Mary E. Flowers

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 430/1-5
5 ILCS 430/5-47 new
5 ILCS 430/50-5


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides that no former officer, former member, or former State employee and no employee or immediate family member of a former officer, former member, or former State employee shall engage in lobbying for a period of 2 years after the last day of the most recent term of office to which the former officer was elected or, if not elected, for a period of 2 years after the former officer, former member, or former State employee ended his or her employment with the State. Makes a violation of these requirements a Class 4 felony. Authorizes the imposition of a fine in an amount equal to the total amount of salary, compensation, or any other form of payment that the person received in connection with the prohibited activity. Defines "immediate family member". Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Scott Drury
  1/11/2017HouseFirst Reading
  1/11/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/25/2017HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  2/16/2017HouseTo Criminal Administration and Enforcement Subcommittee
  2/23/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
  2/23/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  2/23/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven A. Andersson
  2/23/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  2/23/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  2/23/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  2/23/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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