|Public Act 098-0588|
|SB2380 Enrolled||LRB098 08303 JDS 38406 b|
AN ACT concerning government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Grant Funds Recovery Act is amended
by adding Section 4.3 as follows:
(30 ILCS 705/4.3 new)
Prohibition on use of grant funds for prohibited
(a) For the purposes of this Section, "prohibited political
activity" has the meaning established in Section 1-5 of the
State Officials and Employees Ethics Act.
(b) Grantees and employees of grantees shall not knowingly
use grant funds, or goods or services purchased with grant
funds, to engage, either directly or indirectly, in a
prohibited political activity.
(c) Grantees and employees of grantees shall not be
knowingly compensated from grant funds for time spent engaging
in a prohibited political activity.
(d) Nothing in this Section shall prohibit any 501(c)(3) or
501(c)(4) organization receiving a grant from the State from
engaging in any federally permissible activity regarding
advocacy, indirect and direct lobbying, and political
activity, provided that the specific funds acquired by a grant