Bill Status of HB0187  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Scott Drury, Charles Meier, Patrick J. Verschoore and Adam Brown

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
25 ILCS 170/2from Ch. 63, par. 172
25 ILCS 170/3from Ch. 63, par. 173
25 ILCS 170/10from Ch. 63, par. 180

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Lobbyist Registration Act. Expands the definition of lobbying to include communications with government employees and attempts to persuade local government officials. Pre-empts home rule authorities from defining the act of "lobbying" in a manner inconsistent with the State's definition. Prohibits family members of officials or State employees and persons with whom a legislator or State employee maintains a close economic relationship from lobbying for compensation. Provides that a violation of this prohibition is a Class A misdemeanor with a fine equal to 5 times the total compensation earned in violation of this Section.

DateChamber Action
  1/14/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Scott Drury
  1/14/2015HouseFirst Reading
  1/14/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/3/2015HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  2/19/2015HouseTo Sentencing, Penalties, and Criminal Procedure Subcommittee
  3/3/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles Meier
  3/3/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  3/3/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Adam Brown
  3/27/2015HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die