Bill Status of HB4121 100th General Assembly
Short Description: IL JOINING FORCES FOUNDATION
Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Veterans' Affairs Act. Makes changes to the composition of the Illinois Joining Forces Foundation Board. Provides that the Department of Veterans' Affairs, in consultation with the Department of Military Affairs, may propose (rather than adopt) other rules deemed necessary to govern Foundation procedures. Provides that the Foundation must provide notice (rather than written notice) to any entity providing a gift, grant, donation, or bequest to the Foundation that the Foundation is not subject to the provisions of the Public Funds Investment Act. Provides that if the Foundation's funds exceed $1,000,000 in any year (currently, there is no threshold amount), then it shall be subject to specified audits under the Illinois State Auditing Act. Provides that if the Foundation is funded below $1,000,000 annually, then the Foundation shall be exempt from the Illinois State Auditing Act. Provides that the Illinois Joining Forces Foundation shall be exempt from the Open Meetings Act so long as the Foundation does not receive funds from the State of Illinois. Provides that if the Foundation receive grants or funds from the State, then compliance with the Open Meetings Act shall be compulsory. Deletes provisions providing that the Foundation is not eligible for any grant administered or funded by the Department of Veterans' Affairs or the Department of Military Affairs. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.