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 Bill Status of HB4078  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  ETHICS-LATE TERM APPOINTEE DEF

House Sponsors
Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit - Jack D. Franks - Robert W. Pritchard - Jaime M. Andrade, Jr. - Ron Sandack, Katherine Cloonen, Frances Ann Hurley, Natalie A. Manley, Kathleen Willis, Deb Conroy, Michelle Mussman and Martin J. Moylan

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Julie A. Morrison - Melinda Bush)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/26/2015HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0466

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 420/3A-5


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Provides that a "late term appointee" also means a person who is appointed to an office by a board or other body having one or more members appointed by the Governor, when the Governor does not succeed himself or herself as Governor, and the effective date of the appointment is 90 or fewer days before the end of the appointing Governor's term. Provides that the provision added by the amendatory Act does not apply to a board or other body to which the Attorney General, Secretary of State, Comptroller, or Treasurer also appoints one or more members. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
5 ILCS 420/3A-5
Adds reference to:
5 ILCS 420/3A-45 new
30 ILCS 805/8.39 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Provides that late term executive appointees shall serve no longer than 60 days into the term of office of the succeeding Governor. Provides that late term executive appointees may be retained by appointment, contract, or employment after the 60th day only if the public body takes official action at an open meeting of that public body after the succeeding Governor has taken office. Defines "late term executive appointee" to mean a person who is appointed, contracted with, or employed as a director, executive director, or other similar executive management position by any public body 90 or fewer days before the end of the then-serving Governor's term, when the then-serving Governor does not succeed himself or herself as Governor. Defines "public body". Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/27/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  2/27/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/27/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2015HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  3/25/2015HouseDo Pass / Short Debate State Government Administration Committee; 014-000-000
  3/26/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/26/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  3/26/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  3/26/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katherine Cloonen
  4/15/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/15/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2015HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 104-000-000
  4/17/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  4/17/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  4/17/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  4/17/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  4/17/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  4/17/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Sandack
  4/21/2015SenateArrive in Senate
  4/21/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 22, 2015
  4/23/2015SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  4/28/2015SenateFirst Reading
  4/28/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/29/2015SenateAssigned to Executive
  5/7/2015SenatePostponed - Executive
  5/8/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  5/8/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/12/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/13/2015SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/14/2015SenateDo Pass as Amended Executive; 013-000-000
  5/14/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 18, 2015
  5/19/2015SenateSecond Reading
  5/19/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 20, 2015
  5/20/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/20/2015SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/20/2015HouseArrived in House
  5/20/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/21/2015HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/21/2015HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/25/2015HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to State Government Administration Committee
  5/27/2015HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted State Government Administration Committee; 011-000-000
  5/28/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  5/28/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  5/31/2015HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 111-000-000
  5/31/2015HouseHouse Concurs
  5/31/2015HousePassed Both Houses
  6/29/2015HouseSent to the Governor
  8/26/2015HouseGovernor Approved
  8/26/2015HouseEffective Date August 26, 2015
  8/26/2015HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0466

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