Bill Status of HB1670  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  OPEN MTG-TRAINING-OFFICIALS

House Sponsors
Rep. Kelly Burke

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. M. Maggie Crotty - Kirk W. Dillard)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/23/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0504

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 120/1.05
5 ILCS 120/4from Ch. 102, par. 44
5 ILCS 420/4A-103from Ch. 127, par. 604A-103
5 ILCS 420/4A-104from Ch. 127, par. 604A-104
5 ILCS 420/4A-107from Ch. 127, par. 604A-107
10 ILCS 5/29-25 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Open Meetings Act. Requires elected officials who are first elected after the effective date of the amendatory Act to successfully complete the training program provided by the Public Access Counselor. Provides that, upon the completion of the required training program, the Public Access Counselor shall issue a certificate of completion to the elected official for filing along with his or her statement of economic interests. Provides that an elected official who is required to but fails to complete the required training or who is required to submit a statement of economic interests but, if required to do so, fails to attach the certificate of completion to his or her statement of economic interests shall be ineligible, in any subsequent election, to be a candidate for the office in which he or she is serving at the time of the violation. Exempts from these training requirements elected officials who are elected to serve public bodies that require the attendance of their parliamentarian or attorney at each meeting. Defines "elected official". Also makes technical changes. Amends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act and the Election Code to make conforming changes.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
5 ILCS 420/4A-103from Ch. 127, par. 604A-103
5 ILCS 420/4A-104from Ch. 127, par. 604A-104
5 ILCS 420/4A-107from Ch. 127, par. 604A-107
10 ILCS 5/29-25 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Open Meetings Act. Requires each elected or appointed member of a public body subject to this Act who is such a member on the effective date of the amendatory Act to successfully complete the electronic training curriculum developed and administered by the Public Access Counselor. Requires those members to complete the training not later than one year after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Requires each elected or appointed member of a public body subject to the Act who becomes such a member after the effective date of the amendatory Act to successfully complete the electronic training curriculum developed and administered by the Public Access Counselor. Requires those members to complete the training not later than the 90th day after the date the member either (i) takes the oath of office, if the member is required to take an oath of office to assume the person's duties as a member of the public body or (ii) otherwise assumes responsibilities as a member of the public body, if the member is not required to take an oath of office to assume the person's duties as a member of the governmental body. Requires each member who successfully completes the curriculum to file a copy of the certificate of completion with the public body. Provides that the failure of one or more members of a public body to complete the training required by this Section does not affect the validity of an action taken by the public body. Provides that an elected or appointed member of a public body subject to this Act who has successfully completed the required training and filed a copy of the certificate of completion with the public body is not required to subsequently complete that training.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Further amends the Open Meetings Act. Provides that an elected school board member may satisfy the Act's training requirements by successful completion of a course of training provided by an organization created under Article 23 of the School Code. Specifies subjects that are to be included in the course of training. Provides that, if an organization created under Article 23 of the School Code offers such a course, then the organization must provide a certificate of course completion to school board members who successfully complete the course.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Further amends the Open Meetings Act. Provides that elected school board members who receive alternative training are exempt from the penalties imposed for a violation of the Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/16/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly Burke
  2/16/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2011HouseAssigned to State Government Administration Committee
  3/2/2011HouseDo Pass / Short Debate State Government Administration Committee; 009-005-000
  3/3/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/14/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kelly Burke
  3/14/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/17/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  3/17/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  3/17/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/30/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 067-048-000
  3/31/2011SenateArrive in Senate
  3/31/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 6, 2011
  4/5/2011SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  4/7/2011SenateFirst Reading
  4/7/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/12/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  5/4/2011SenateAssigned to Executive
  5/11/2011SenateDo Pass Executive; 014-000-000
  5/11/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 12, 2011
  5/13/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  5/13/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/16/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  5/16/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  5/17/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/17/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/19/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 015-000-000
  5/19/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 015-000-000
  5/19/2011SenateSecond Reading
  5/19/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Crotty
  5/19/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Crotty
  5/19/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 20, 2011
  5/22/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 043-000-000
  5/22/2011HouseArrived in House
  5/22/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1, 2
  5/23/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Kelly Burke
  5/23/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Kelly Burke
  5/23/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/23/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/27/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  5/27/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  5/28/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 064-043-000
  5/28/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 House Concurs 064-043-000
  5/28/2011HousePassed Both Houses
  6/24/2011HouseSent to the Governor
  8/23/2011HouseGovernor Approved
  8/23/2011HouseEffective Date January 1, 2012
  8/23/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0504