Bill Status of SB2147  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  ELECTION-LIMITED ACTIVITY CMTE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Dan McConchie - Dale Fowler, Brian W. Stewart, Win Stoller, Jason A. Barickman and Terri Bryant

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 420/3A-50 new
10 ILCS 5/1A-14from Ch. 46, par. 1A-14
10 ILCS 5/9-1.8from Ch. 46, par. 9-1.8
10 ILCS 5/9-3.5 new
10 ILCS 5/9-8.5
25 ILCS 170/11.4 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Prohibits a member of the State Board of Elections from contributing to a political committee, serving as an officer of a political committee, or being a candidate supported by a candidate political committee. Provides options for the person to remedy the violation. Requires a person who is in violation on the effective date of the amendatory Act to come into compliance within 30 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Defines a "limited activity committee" to mean a political committee for which a person who is nominated to a position that is subject to confirmation by the Senate, including a member of the State Board of Elections, or a person registered as a lobbyist under the Lobbyist Registration Act is either an officer or a candidate the committee has designated to support. Prohibits a limited activity committee from accepting contributions, except that the person who is either an officer or a candidate the committee has designated to support may contribute personal funds in order to pay maintenance expenses. Provides that a limited activity committee may only make specified expenditures. Amends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act and the Lobbyist Registration Act. Prohibits an appointee subject to Senate confirmation and a registered lobbyist from serving as an officer of a candidate political committee in which the person is the designated candidate or being a candidate supported by a candidate political committee. Provides options for the person to remedy the violation. Requires a person who is in violation on the effective date of the amendatory Act to come into compliance within 30 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Dan McConchie
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/23/2021SenateAssigned to Ethics
  3/23/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Brian W. Stewart
  3/24/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Win Stoller
  3/24/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler
  4/7/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jason A. Barickman
  4/13/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Terri Bryant
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments