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HB1335 93rd General Assembly


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 1        AN ACT concerning legal defense funds.

 2        Be  it  enacted  by  the People of the State of Illinois,
 3    represented in the General Assembly:

 4        Section  5.  The  Election  Code  is  amended  by  adding
 5    Section 9-9.10 as follows:

 6        (10 ILCS 5/9-9.10 new)
 7        Sec. 9-9.10. Legal defense fund contribution  disclosure.
 8    Each  public  official  and candidate for public office whose
 9    political   committee   files   campaign   contribution   and
10    expenditure reports with the State  Board  of  Elections  and
11    each  gubernatorial  appointee  shall  disclose contributions
12    received by any legal defense fund he or she establishes  for
13    his  or  her  benefit.  Public officials and candidates shall
14    disclose legal defense fund  contributions  on  the  campaign
15    contribution and expenditure reports filed by their political
16    committees.  Gubernatorial  appointees  shall  disclose legal
17    defense fund contributions on forms  provided  by  and  filed
18    with  the  State  Board  of  Elections.  Legal  defense  fund
19    contributions  shall  be  reported at the same times and with
20    the  same  identification  of  contributors  and  amounts  as
21    campaign contributions reported under this Article. The State
22    Board of Elections shall adopt rules for  the  implementation
23    of  this Section and public access to disclosures on the same
24    basis as campaign contributions and expenditures reports.

25        Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,
26    2003.