90th General Assembly
Summary of HB2313
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Short description: 
ELEC CD-CASH CONTRIBTIONS                                                  

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends  the  Election  Code.   Provides  that  no  candidate   or      
   political  committee shall accept cash contributions in excess of $150      
   from any person or entity during any calendar year.  Provides that any      
   contribution in excess of $150 shall be made by negotiable  instrument      
   or  be  evidenced by an itemized credit card receipt.  Provides that a      
   violation is a Class A misdemeanor.  Provides that  a  person  who  is      
   convicted of violating the limits shall be fined 3 times the amount of      
   the  contributions accepted in violation of the limits.  Provides that      
   a contribution accepted in violation of the limits  shall  escheat  to      
   the State of Illinois.  Effective immediately.                              
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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