Bill Status of HB3732 100th General Assembly
Short Description: ELEC CD-CAMPAIGN ACCT FREEZE
Rep. Martin J. Moylan
| 3/31/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Provides that the treasurer of a candidate political committee shall freeze all funds, contributions, or other receipts held in a candidate political committee account upon the filing of an indictment or information against the candidate violation of specified State and federal criminal statutes. Provides that the funds are frozen until the pending case has been resolved or a court with jurisdiction orders otherwise. Provides that any transfers, expenditures, or use of funds in violation of the provisions constitutes a class 4 felony. Provides that in the event that the Attorney General or a State's Attorney files a petition to conduct a hearing pursuant to the Public Corrupt Profit Forfeiture Act, the provisions of that Act shall control.