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 Bill Status of HB0442  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  OPEN MEETINGS POSTING RECORDS

House Sponsors
Rep. Jeanne M Ives - Rita Mayfield - Sam Yingling - David A. Welter, Thomas Morrison and Ryan Spain

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 120/2.03.5 new
5 ILCS 140/7.5
20 ILCS 405/405-335
30 ILCS 805/8.41 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Open Meetings Act. Requires a unit of local government or school district with an operating budget of $1 million or more to maintain an Internet website and post to that website, for the current calendar or fiscal year, the following information: (1) information about elected and appointed officials; (2) notice of and materials prepared for meetings; (3) procedures for requesting information from the unit of local government or school district; (4) annual budget; (5) ordinances; (6) procedures to apply for building permits and zoning variances; (7) financial reports and audits; (8) information concerning employee compensation; (9) contracts with lobbying firms; (10) taxes and fees imposed by the unit of local government or school district; (11) rules governing the award of contracts; (12) bids and contracts worth $25,000 or more; (13) a debt disclosure report; and (14) public notices. Provides that any citizen who is a resident of the unit of local government or school district may bring a mandamus or injunction action to compel the unit of local government or school district to comply with the Internet posting requirements. Limits home rule powers. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Provides for a statutory exemption for any electronic copy of a record or information maintained on specified websites. Amends the Department of Central Management Services Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois to make conforming changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jeanne M Ives
  1/17/2017HouseFirst Reading
  1/17/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/2/2017HouseAssigned to Counties & Townships Committee
  2/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Morrison
  2/16/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  2/16/2017HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Rita Mayfield
  2/16/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jeanne M Ives
  2/16/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  2/22/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Counties & Townships Committee
  2/23/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David A. Welter
  3/8/2017HouseTo Transparency Subcommittee
  3/9/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 To Transparency Subcommittee
  3/9/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ryan Spain
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/31/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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