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Full Text of HB0113  99th General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The State Officials and Employees Ethics Act is
5amended by changing Section 5-20 as follows:
6    (5 ILCS 430/5-20)
7    Sec. 5-20. Public service announcements; other promotional
9    (a) Beginning January 1, 2004, no public service
10announcement or advertisement that is on behalf of any State
11administered program and contains the proper name, image, or
12voice of any executive branch constitutional officer or member
13of the General Assembly shall be (i) broadcast or aired on
14radio or television, (ii) printed in a commercial newspaper or
15a commercial magazine, or (iii) displayed on a billboard or
16electronic message board at any time.
17    (b) The proper name or image of any executive branch
18constitutional officer or member of the General Assembly may
19not appear on any (i) bumper stickers, (ii) commercial
20billboards, (iii) lapel pins or buttons, (iv) magnets, (v)
21stickers, and (vi) other similar promotional items, that are
22not in furtherance of the person's official State duties or
23governmental and public service functions, if designed, paid



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1for, prepared, or distributed using public dollars. This
2subsection does not apply to stocks of items existing on the
3effective date of this amendatory Act of the 93rd General
5    (b-5) During a period beginning September 1 of the year of
6a general election and ending the day after the general
7election, the proper name or image of any officer or member
8shall not be included in a public announcement on behalf of an
9officer, member, or State agency related to any contract or
10grant awarded by a State agency. Nothing in this subsection
11(b-5) prohibits a State agency from issuing notification of the
12award or grant of a contract, provided the notification does
13not include the proper name or image of any officer or member.
14This subsection (b-5) does not prohibit an officer or member
15from attending any public or private event associated with the
16award or grant of contract or from being included on a list of
17attendees disseminated to the public.
18    (c) This Section does not apply to communications funded
19through expenditures required to be reported under Article 9 of
20the Election Code.
21(Source: P.A. 97-13, eff. 6-16-11.)