100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
Introduced 1/12/2017, by Sen. Kyle McCarter
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Creates the Public Trust in Funding Responsibility Act. Prohibits a
State agency from contracting with or making a grant to any entity that
performs abortions or maintains or operates a facility where abortions are
performed that involves the expenditure of State funds. Defines "State
funds" as funds obtained through State taxation, fees, or assessments and
provides that "State funds" does not include funds obtained from the
federal government, federal funds administered or granted through a State
agency, or State funds the expenditure of which is required by federal law.
Exempts from the prohibition funding to hospitals and ambulatory surgical
centers licensed under State law. Provides that the Act only applies to
contracts and grants entered into, and the renewal of contracts entered
into, on or after the effective date of the Act. Effective immediately.
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AN ACT concerning State funding.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Trust in Funding Responsibility Act.
For the purposes of this Act:
"Abortion" has the meaning ascribed to it in paragraph (4)
of Section 2 of the Illinois Abortion Law of 1975.
"Contract" has the meaning ascribed to it in Section
1-15.30 of the Illinois Procurement Code.
"Grant" has the meaning ascribed to it in Section 1-15.42
of the Illinois Procurement Code.
"State agency" has the meaning ascribed to it in Section
1-15.100 of the Illinois Procurement Code.
"State funds" means funds obtained through State taxation,
fees, or assessments. "State funds" does not include any funds
obtained from the federal government, federal funds
administered or granted through a State agency, or State funds
the expenditure of which is required by federal law.
(a) This Act does not apply to hospitals licensed under the
Hospital Licensing Act or ambulatory surgical centers licensed