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 Bill Status of HB2659  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  ELEC CD-TAX RETURNS

House Sponsors
Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/1-25 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Provides that general election candidates for the offices of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, State Comptroller, State Treasurer, and member of the General Assembly shall, not less than 60 days prior to the general election in which they are seeking office, file with the State Board of Elections federal and state tax returns for the 5 most recent taxable years in which the tax returns were filed with the federal Internal Revenue Services and Department of Revenue. Requires the State Board to post the tax returns online after redacting certain identifying information. Requires the State Board to establish by rule a procedure to challenge potential violations of these requirements and allows the State Board to adopt other rules it deems necessary. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  2/8/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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