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 Bill Status of HB0728  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  LOCAL GOV ATTORNEYS-FEE AUDITS

House Sponsors
Rep. Thaddeus Jones

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 120/2from Ch. 102, par. 42
50 ILCS 155/1
50 ILCS 155/10 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Local Government Wage Increase Transparency Act. Changes the title of the Act to the Local Government Wage and Fee Transparency Act. Provides that for any attorney that has 2 or more clients that are units of local government, the attorney shall perform an annual audit of all: (1) fees and charges billed to, and paid by, each unit of local government client; (2) referral fees paid by the attorney to a person or business for the referral of a unit of local government to the attorney; and (3) referral fees paid to the attorney for referring a unit of local government to another attorney. Provides for filing and disclosure requirements of completed audits. Amends the Open Meetings Act making conforming changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/25/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  1/27/2017HouseFirst Reading
  1/27/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/8/2017HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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