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 Bill Status of HB0322  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  ETHICS-GIFT BAN

House Sponsors
Rep. Scott Drury

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 430/10-10
5 ILCS 430/10-15
5 ILCS 430/10-20 new
5 ILCS 430/50-5


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Makes the gift ban apply to additional classes of persons. Places caps on gifts that may be accepted as exempt under the educational materials and missions exemption and the travel expenses for State business exemption. Deletes exemptions that authorize the acceptance of gifts provided by an individual on the basis of personal friendship; gifts made through bequests, inheritances, and other transfers at death; and gifts of food. Exempts from the gift ban the cost of food or beverages consumed at certain receptions, meals, and meetings. Establishes a procedure for the reporting of all gifts that are accepted as exempt from the gift ban. Authorizes the Secretary of State to institute a system for the reporting of accepted gifts. Increases penalties for violations of the gift ban.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Scott Drury
  1/11/2017HouseFirst Reading
  1/11/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/25/2017HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  2/16/2017HouseTo Criminal Administration and Enforcement Subcommittee
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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