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 Bill Status of HB5878  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  GOVERNMENT ETHICS-PENALTIES

House Sponsors
Rep. Grant Wehrli and Margo McDermed

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/15/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 420/2-101from Ch. 127, par. 602-101
5 ILCS 420/2-103from Ch. 127, par. 602-103
5 ILCS 420/2-104from Ch. 127, par. 602-104
5 ILCS 420/2-110
5 ILCS 420/3-108 new
5 ILCS 420/4A-107from Ch. 127, par. 604A-107
5 ILCS 430/5-10
5 ILCS 430/5-10.5
5 ILCS 430/50-5
720 ILCS 5/17-10.3
720 ILCS 5/33-1from Ch. 38, par. 33-1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Provides fines for legislators who engage in specified restricted activities and for violations of legislator rules of conduct. Provides that any person who willfully files a false or incomplete statement of economic interests under the Act may be subject to a fine not to exceed, for each offense, $150,000. Amends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides fines for intentional failure to complete ethics training and sexual harassment training. Modifies a Section concerning penalties under the Act to provide fines for specified violations. Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that any person who, in the course of business, fraudulently obtains public moneys reserved for, or allocated or available to, minority-owned businesses, women-owned businesses, service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses, or veteran-owned small businesses may be subject to a fine not to exceed, for each offense, $115,000. Provides that a fine of up to $1,000,000 may be imposed for bribery. Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  5/11/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Grant Wehrli
  5/15/2018HouseFirst Reading
  5/15/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/18/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed

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