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 Bill Status of HB3443  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
50 ILCS 135/12

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Local Governmental Employees Political Rights Act. Adds that a member of a police department or a sheriff's department may be elected or appointed to public office and may serve in public office. Provides that if the member is not in uniform and not on duty, the member may solicit votes and campaign funds and challenge voters. Adds that a police officer or sheriff's deputy who is elected to the Illinois General Assembly shall, upon written application to the employer, be granted a leave of absence without compensation during his or her term of office.

DateChamber Action
  2/26/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  2/26/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/26/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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