Bill Status of HB2659 100th General Assembly
Short Description: ELEC CD-TAX RETURNS
Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
| 3/31/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
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.