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 Bill Status of SB1424  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  ELEC CD-CONTRIBUTION MATCHING

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Daniel Biss - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Andy Manar - Don Harmon - Melinda Bush, Heather A. Steans, Omar Aquino, Iris Y. Martinez, Toi W. Hutchinson and Mattie Hunter

House Sponsors
(Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy - Elaine Nekritz - Robyn Gabel - Barbara Flynn Currie - La Shawn K. Ford and Lou Lang)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/Art. 9A heading new
10 ILCS 5/9A-5 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-10 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-15 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-20 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-25 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-30 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-35 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-40 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-45 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-50 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-55 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-60 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-65 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-70 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-75 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Small Donor Democracy Matching System for Fair Elections Act. Amends the Election Code. Creates a small donor campaign contribution matching system for candidates for the offices of Governor, Attorney General, State Comptroller, State Treasurer, Secretary of State, State Senator, and State Representative. Creates the Small Donor Democracy Matching Fund as a special Fund in the State Treasury. Sets forth requirements for accessing the small donor matching system. Sets forth provisions for the funding of the matching contributions. Imposes limits on the access to matching funds. Allows the General Assembly to increase various amounts, subject to public referendum. Provides for penalties for violations of the provisions. Sets forth disclosure requirements. Creates the Campaign Finance Board within the State Board of Elections to implement the campaign matching system. Amends the State Finance Act to make a conforming change. Includes severability provisions. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
10 ILCS 5/9-25.1from Ch. 46, par. 9-25.1; formerly Ch. 46, pars. 1
10 ILCS 5/Art. 9A heading new
10 ILCS 5/9A-5 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-10 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-15 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-20 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-25 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-30 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-35 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-40 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-45 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-50 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-55 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-60 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-65 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-70 new
10 ILCS 5/9A-75 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause with provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: Includes the office of Lieutenant Governor in the program; and makes conforming changes. Makes changes to the legislative findings Changes the definition of election cycle to mean the time beginning the January 1 following a general election and ending on the December 31 following the next general election (rather than a cycle beginning on January 1 following a general election and ending on the day of the general primary and another cycle beginning the day after the general primary and ending on the December 31 following a general election). Removes provisions concerning a referendum to increase funds appropriated to the Small Donor Democracy Matching Fund. Provides that in order for a candidate for Governor or Lieutenant Governor to be eligible to be certified as a participating candidate, the other member of the team of candidates for the offices of Governor and Lieutenant Governor must also be a participating candidate. Establishes a maximum appropriation to the Fund of $50,000,000 by the General Assembly in any election cycle. Provides that no participating candidate shall make expenditures from or use his or her own personal funds or certain other funds in an amount that exceeds 10 (rather than 6) times the maximum allowable contribution from other sources. Allows any candidate who received funds under the program who subsequently becomes unopposed to continue to retain and spend those received funds in accordance with the program. Provides that if certain thresholds are exceeded, the limitation for contributions is increased to $2,500 (rather than increased $2,500). Provides that members of the Campaign Finance Board are to be appointed by the Governor with the approval of a majority of the House of Representatives and the Senate. Makes conforming changes to the Board. Further amends the Election Code. Provides that provisions of the Code concerning election interference do not apply to the campaign contribution matching program or similar systems of public financing for elections established by a home rule unit of government. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Adds reference to:
30 ILCS 105/5.878 new

Makes various grammatical and technical corrections. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Small Donor Democracy Matching Fund as a special fund in the State treasury.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3
Removes the ability of a member of the Campaign Finance Board to request an advisory opinion from the Board.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 4
Provides that the General Assembly may (rather than shall) appropriate certain moneys to the Small Donor Democracy Matching Fund.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Daniel Biss
  2/9/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/9/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  2/9/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/9/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Andy Manar
  2/15/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  2/22/2017SenateAssigned to Executive
  2/28/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Daniel Biss
  2/28/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/1/2017SenateTo Subcommittee on Election Law
  3/7/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  3/9/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 To Subcommittee on Election Law
  3/15/2017SenateReported Back To Executive; 002-001-000
  3/15/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Reported Back To Executive; 002-001-000
  3/15/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/16/2017SenateDo Pass as Amended Executive; 009-006-000
  3/16/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 28, 2017
  3/16/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  3/27/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Daniel Biss
  3/27/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  3/30/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Daniel Biss
  3/30/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  4/4/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Executive
  4/4/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Assignments Refers to Executive
  4/5/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  4/6/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 013-000-000
  4/6/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 013-000-000
  4/26/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  4/26/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  4/26/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/26/2017SenateSecond Reading
  4/26/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Biss
  4/26/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted; Biss
  4/26/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 27, 2017
  4/28/2017SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
  5/4/2017SenateVerified
  5/4/2017SenateThird Reading - Consideration Postponed
  5/4/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar - Consideration Postponed May 5, 2017
  5/8/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Daniel Biss
  5/8/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Assignments
  5/9/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/12/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 009-004-000
  5/16/2017SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/16/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Adopted; Biss
  5/16/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/16/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 031-023-000
  5/16/2017HouseArrived in House
  5/16/2017HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  5/16/2017HouseFirst Reading
  5/16/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/18/2017HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  5/19/2017HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
  5/23/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  5/23/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/25/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  5/25/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/26/2017HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
  5/30/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  5/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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