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 Bill Status of SB3656  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  GOVERNMENTAL ETHICS-GA

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kirk W. Dillard - Kyle McCarter

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 420/3-108 new
5 ILCS 420/3-202from Ch. 127, par. 603-202
5 ILCS 420/3-205.1was 5 ILCS 420/3-107
5 ILCS 420/3-206from Ch. 127, par. 603-206
5 ILCS 420/3-201 rep.
5 ILCS 420/3-203 rep.
5 ILCS 420/3-204 rep.
5 ILCS 420/3-205 rep.
5 ILCS 420/3-304 rep.
5 ILCS 430/25-10
5 ILCS 430/25-20


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Repeals various provisions of the Code of Conduct Article of the Act. In the Part of that Article concerning rules of conduct for legislators, adds criminal penalties for intentional violations. In the Part of that Article concerning ethical principles for legislators, replaces provisions concerning conflicts of interest with provisions prohibiting legislators from taking specified actions with regard to matters in which they are financially interested. Moves provisions prohibiting a legislator from engaging in conduct which is unbecoming to a legislator or which constitutes a breach of public trust from the Part concerning rules of conduct to the Part concerning ethical principles for legislators. Deletes language stating that the provisions of the Part concerning ethical principles for legislators are intended only as guides to legislator conduct, and adds language to that Part providing that it shall be enforced by disciplinary action and that administrative fines may be levied by the Legislative Ethics Commission under specified circumstances. Amends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act to provide that a Legislative Inspector General shall investigate specified matters under the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Makes other changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2012SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  2/10/2012SenateChief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kyle McCarter
  2/10/2012SenateFirst Reading
  2/10/2012SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

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