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 Bill Status of HB0007  96th General Assembly


Short Description:  ELECTIONS-LEGAL DEFENSE FUND

House Sponsors
Rep. Michael J. Madigan - Jack D. Franks - Linda Chapa LaVia, Keith Farnham, Lou Lang, Jehan A. Gordon, Karen A. Yarbrough, Emily McAsey, Mark L. Walker, Fred Crespo, Robert F. Flider, Paul D. Froehlich, Maria Antonia Berrios, Luis Arroyo and Michael J. Zalewski

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Don Harmon - Michael Noland - Iris Y. Martinez - Toi W. Hutchinson - Jeffrey M. Schoenberg, Michael W. Frerichs, Dan Kotowski, Linda Holmes, Rickey R. Hendon and A. J. Wilhelmi)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  10/21/2009HouseTotal Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/9-1from Ch. 46, par. 9-1
10 ILCS 5/9-1.4from Ch. 46, par. 9-1.4
10 ILCS 5/9-1.5from Ch. 46, par. 9-1.5
10 ILCS 5/9-1.7from Ch. 46, par. 9-1.7
10 ILCS 5/9-1.8from Ch. 46, par. 9-1.8
10 ILCS 5/9-1.9from Ch. 46, par. 9-1.9
10 ILCS 5/9-1.15 new
10 ILCS 5/9-10from Ch. 46, par. 9-10


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. With respect to the disclosure of campaign finances, redefines contributions and expenditures that must be reported to include those accepted or made in connection with the legal defense of a candidate for or holder of a State or local elective office. Defines legal defense as relating to various offenses against public officials, employees, and entities at any level of government, infamous crimes, and offenses reflecting upon the candidate's or official's character, honesty, integrity, and ability. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
10 ILCS 5/9-1
10 ILCS 5/9-1.9
10 ILCS 5/9-1.15 new
Adds reference to:
10 ILCS 5/7-8from Ch. 46, par. 9-1.5
10 ILCS 5/9-1.6from Ch. 46, par. 9-1.6
10 ILCS 5/9-1.14
10 ILCS 5/9-3from Ch. 46, par. 9-3
10 ILCS 5/9-4from Ch. 46, par. 9-4
10 ILCS 5/9-7.5
10 ILCS 5/9-8.5 new
10 ILCS 5/9-8.6 new
10 ILCS 5/9-13from Ch. 46, par. 9-13
10 ILCS 5/9-14from Ch. 46, par. 9-14
10 ILCS 5/9-21from Ch. 46, par. 9-21
10 ILCS 5/9-23from Ch. 46, par. 9-23
10 ILCS 5/9-23.5 new
10 ILCS 5/9-28
10 ILCS 5/9-28.5 new
10 ILCS 5/9-30

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Election Code. Establishes yearly campaign contribution limits for persons, corporations, labor organizations, associations, and political committees. Permits a public official or a candidate to organize only one political committee to promote his or her candidacy. Permits an elected public official to organize a political committee to receive contributions and make expenditures solely to defray costs related to constituent services and office upkeep. Provides for disposition of violating contributions. Makes changes with respect to campaign contribution reports and reporting periods, disclosure of independent campaign expenditures, campaign finance violation complaints, electioneering communications, and penalties. Effective January 1, 2011, with certain provisions effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Adds reference to:
10 ILCS 5/9-40 new

Creates a Public Financing of Judicial Elections Task Force, to take effect upon becoming law.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  12/2/2008HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Jack D. Franks
  1/14/2009HouseFirst Reading
  1/14/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/4/2009HouseAssigned to Elections & Campaign Reform Committee
  2/5/2009HouseMoved to Suspend Rule 25 Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  2/5/2009HouseSuspend Rule 25 - Prevailed
  3/10/2009HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elections & Campaign Reform Committee; 009-000-000
  3/11/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/18/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/18/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana A. Mendoza
  3/18/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  3/18/2009HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-001
  3/19/2009SenateArrive in Senate
  3/19/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/19/2009SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  3/19/2009SenateFirst Reading
  3/19/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/22/2009SenateAssigned to Executive
  4/30/2009SenateTo Executive Subcommittee on Ethics
  5/8/2009SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  5/20/2009SenateRe-assigned to Executive
  5/20/2009SenateWaive Posting Notice
  5/20/2009SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 22, 2009
  5/20/2009SenateDo Pass Executive; 009-000-000
  5/20/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 21, 2009
  5/21/2009SenateSecond Reading
  5/21/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 22, 2009
  5/22/2009SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2009
  5/28/2009SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Don Harmon
  5/28/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  5/28/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/28/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kwame Raoul
  5/28/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  5/28/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/28/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/28/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Christine Radogno
  5/28/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  5/28/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 008-005-000
  5/28/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 013-000-000
  5/28/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Christine Radogno
  5/28/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Assignments
  5/28/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Christine Radogno
  5/28/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Referred to Assignments
  5/28/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 6 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Christine Radogno
  5/28/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 6 Referred to Assignments
  5/28/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 7 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Christine Radogno
  5/28/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 7 Referred to Assignments
  5/28/2009SenateSenator Radogno's - Floor Motion - Pursuant to Senate Rule 7-9, Discharge the Committee on Assignments from further consideration of SFA #3 and be approved for consideration, to be considered by the Senate.
  5/28/2009SenateChair Rules Send the Motion in Writing to the Committee on Assignment, pursuant to Senate Rule 7-4.
  5/28/2009SenateAppeal Ruling of Chair Sen. Christine Radogno
  5/28/2009SenateShall the Chair be Sustained Sen. Rickey R. Hendon
  5/28/2009SenateMotion Prevailed/Chair Sustained 037-022-000
  5/28/2009SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/28/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Harmon
  5/28/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Raoul
  5/28/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/28/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  5/28/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  5/28/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  5/28/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  5/28/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael W. Frerichs
  5/28/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  5/28/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/28/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Rickey R. Hendon
  5/28/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. A. J. Wilhelmi
  5/28/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 036-022-001
  5/28/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  5/28/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  5/28/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  5/28/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 6 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  5/28/2009SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 7 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  5/29/2009HouseArrived in House
  5/29/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1, 2
  5/29/2009HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  5/29/2009HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  5/29/2009HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  5/29/2009HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/29/2009HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/29/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Osterman
  5/29/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  5/29/2009HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Executive Committee
  5/29/2009HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Executive Committee
  5/29/2009HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  5/29/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  5/29/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Osterman
  5/29/2009HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Jack D. Franks
  5/29/2009HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  5/29/2009HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Jack D. Franks
  5/29/2009HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Executive Committee; 007-000-004
  5/29/2009HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Executive Committee; 011-000-000
  5/29/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  5/29/2009HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Osterman
  5/29/2009HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana A. Mendoza
  5/31/2009HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 064-046-008
  5/31/2009HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 House Concurs 118-000-000
  5/31/2009HousePassed Both Houses
  5/31/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan A. Gordon
  5/31/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  5/31/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emily McAsey
  5/31/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark L. Walker
  5/31/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  5/31/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  5/31/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  5/31/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  5/31/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  5/31/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  6/30/2009HouseSent to the Governor
  8/28/2009HouseGovernor Vetoed
  10/5/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Total Veto October 14, 2009
  10/21/2009HouseTotal Veto Stands - No Positive Action Taken

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