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Full Text of HB2428  96th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2009 and 2010


Introduced 2/19/2009, by Rep. Karen May


5 ILCS 430/5-65 new

    Amends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Limits the contributions persons appointed to boards or commissions may make to the appointing executive branch constitutional officer or succeeding officer. Effective immediately.

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1     AN ACT concerning government.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The State Officials and Employees Ethics Act is
5 amended by adding Section 5-65 as follows:
6     (5 ILCS 430/5-65 new)
7     Sec. 5-65. Contributions from appointee; ineligibility for
8 appointment.
9     (a) For the purposes of this Section:
10         "Board or commission" means a board, commission, task
11     force, or authority created or authorized by the Illinois
12     constitution, State law, or executive order.
13         "Political committee" has the meaning set forth in
14     Article 9 of the Election Code.
15         "Officeholder" means an executive branch
16     constitutional officer.
17     (b) An appointed member of a board or commission may not
18 make contributions to the officeholder who appointed that
19 person or succeeded that officeholder, or to a political
20 committee established to promote the candidacy of that
21 officeholder or succeeding officeholder, during the first year
22 of that appointment in an aggregate amount of more than $2,300,
23 when combined with any aggregate contributions made by that



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1 appointee during the year before his or her appointment to the
2 officeholder that appointed the person or to a political
3 committee established to promote the candidacy of that
4 officeholder.
5     (c) A person is ineligible for appointment to a board or
6 commission if that person, during the preceding year, has made
7 aggregate contributions of more than $2,300 to the officeholder
8 authorized or required to make the appointment or to a
9 political committee established to promote the candidacy of
10 that officeholder.
11     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
12 becoming law.