Bill Status of SB0761 100th General Assembly
Short Description: GA CONFLICT OF INTEREST
Sen. Julie A. Morrison
| 4/7/2017||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Provides that when a legislator chooses to take official action on a matter despite the existence of a conflict situation, he or she shall (in addition to serving the public interest) also disclose that he or she is taking official action by either: (i) filing a statement with the Clerk of the House of Representatives or the Secretary of the Senate stating that he or she has a conflict regarding the specified legislative matter and that he or she is voting in the public interest; or (ii) stating on the record, during debate on the legislative matter, that he or she has a conflict regarding the legislative matter in question and that he or she is voting in the public interest.