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 Bill Status of HB0493  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  ETHICS-LEGISLATOR LOBBYING BAN

House Sponsors
Rep. Steven A. Andersson - Allen Skillicorn

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 420/2-102 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Prohibits a former legislator, during the 2-year period immediately after the termination of his or her term of office, from: (1) engaging in lobbying, if he or she accepts compensation specifically attributable to such lobbying; or (2) accepting employment with a lobbying entity. Provides that the restrictions imposed by this amendatory Act do not apply to a former legislator from lobbying without compensation. Contains a penalty provision for violating this lobbying restriction.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/20/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Steven A. Andersson
  1/20/2017HouseFirst Reading
  1/20/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/2/2017HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  2/10/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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