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 Bill Status of SB3159  100th General Assembly

Short Description:  LEGISLATIVE ETHICS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. William E. Brady - Michael Connelly and Chris Nybo

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2019SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 430/25-5
5 ILCS 430/25-10
5 ILCS 430/25-50

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides that a commissioner of the Legislative Ethics Commission who is a member of the General Assembly must recuse himself or herself from participating in any matter relating to any investigation or proceeding in which he or she is the subject, is a witness, or is a complainant (currently, is only the subject of). Requires a temporary vacancy and appointment if a commissioner who is a member of the General Assembly is required to recuse himself or herself from participating in a matter. Provides that the jurisdiction of the Commission is limited to matters arising under the Act and the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act (currently, only arising under the Act). Requires the Commission to designate an Acting Legislative Inspector General for a vacant Legislative Inspector General Office no later than the 30th day after the occurrence of the vacancy. Provides that if an ultimate jurisdictional authority fails to respond to an investigation summary report within 20 days, on the 21st day, the Legislative Inspector General may proceed under the Act as if a response had been received. Provides that if an ultimate jurisdictional authority is the subject of an investigation summary report, the Legislative Inspector General shall submit the summary report and supporting documents to the Attorney General. Provides that any complaint based on an investigation of information provided to the Office of the Legislative Inspector General or the Legislative Ethics Commission during the period from December 1, 2014 through November 3, 2017 must be filed with the Commission no later than May 17, 2019.

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Karen McConnaughay
  2/16/2018SenateChief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
  2/16/2018SenateFirst Reading
  2/16/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/27/2018SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/1/2018SenateTo Subcommittee on Special Issues (EX)
  4/6/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Karen McConnaughay
  4/6/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/10/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  4/10/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 To Subcommittee on Special Issues (EX)
  4/13/2018SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 27, 2018
  4/19/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Chris Nybo
  4/27/2018SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 3, 2018
  5/3/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  5/3/2018SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  9/4/2018SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. William E. Brady
  1/9/2019SenateSession Sine Die

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