Full Text of SB0914 99th General Assembly
SB0914sam001 99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Sen. Michael Connelly
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AMENDMENT TO SENATE BILL 914
AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 914 by replacing
everything after the enacting clause with the following:
The Public Officer Prohibited Activities Act is
amended by adding Section 5 as follows:
(50 ILCS 105/5 new)
Ban on promotional materials.
(a) This Section applies to all units of local government,
local officials, school districts, and public institutions of
higher education, as that term is defined under Section 2 of
the Higher Education Cooperation Act, which includes community
colleges. This Section also applies to all employees of a unit
of local government, a local official, school district, or
public institution of higher education, and persons or
contractors working on behalf of a unit of local government, a
local official, school district, or public institution of
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(b) No person or entity to which this Section applies shall
use public moneys to send any promotional materials to
residents, except those directly related to course offerings,
programs of study, or certificate or degree programs, including
information regarding tuition and expenses, during the
(1) For units of local government with offices elected
at the consolidated election, during a period beginning
January 1 through the day after the consolidated election.
(2) For all other units of local government, during a
period beginning February 1 of the year of a general
primary election and ending the day after the general
primary election and during a period beginning September 1
of the year of a general election and ending the day after
the general election.
(c) The restrictions imposed under this Section do not
apply to bills, schedules of events, or course-related
materials, including financial aid.
(d) Any person who violates this Section is subject to the
penalties set forth in Section 4 of this Act, including
termination of employment.