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 Bill Status of SB1959  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Dave Syverson

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/10/2023SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 430/Art. 7 heading new
5 ILCS 430/7-5 new
10 ILCS 5/7-10from Ch. 46, par. 7-10
10 ILCS 5/8-8from Ch. 46, par. 8-8
10 ILCS 5/10-5from Ch. 46, par. 10-5
10 ILCS 5/10-8from Ch. 46, par. 10-8

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Requires each officer or member who, on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act, is elected or appointed to office to complete, within 2 years after the date that he or she is first elected or appointed and every 2 years thereafter for as long as he or she remains an officer or member, an 8-hour continuing education program that has been developed by the Illinois Council on Economic Education and has been approved by the Illinois Community College Board. Provides that an officer or member who is currently licensed by the State in a financial field and is already required to take continuing education classes concerning accounting, economics, or finance shall be exempt from this continuing education requirement. Authorizes an administrative fine to be levied against an officer or employee who fails to timely complete the amendatory Act's continuing education requirement. Prohibits an officer or employee from being elected or appointed to public office if he or she fails to timely pay the fine and complete the required continuing education. Amends the Election Code. Requires candidates to state in their petitions for nomination that they are not barred from being elected or appointed by a violation of the continuing education requirement established by the amendatory Act.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Dave Syverson
  2/9/2023SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/21/2023SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/9/2023SenateTo Subcommittee on Government Operations
  3/10/2023SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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