91st General Assembly
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   10 ILCS 5/9-25.3 new                                                        

        Amends  the  Election  Code.   Provides  that  no  candidate   or      
   political  committee  may  accept cash contributions in excess of $150      
   from any person or entity during any calendar year.  Provides that any      
   contribution in excess of $150 must 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 must 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 escheats to the      
   State of Illinois.  Effective immediately.                                  
          FISCAL NOTE (State Board of Elections)                               
          HB294 would have minimal fiscal impact and costs could be            
          absorbed within regular budget.                                      
          FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Corrections)                                   
          There would be no fiscal or prison population impact on DOC.         
          CORRECTIONAL NOTE (Dept. of Corrections)                             
          Same as DOC fiscal note.                                             
   99-01-27  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   99-01-27  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   99-01-27  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   99-02-02  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               ELEC CAMP REF         
   99-02-09  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 GASH                  
   99-02-09  H                         FISCAL NOTE FILED                       
   99-02-09  H                   COMMITTEE               ELEC CAMP REF         
   99-02-18  H                         FISCAL NOTE FILED                       
   99-02-18  H  CORRECTIONAL NOTE FILED                                        
   99-02-18  H                   COMMITTEE               ELEC CAMP REF         
   99-02-18  H  JOINT-SPONSOR CHANGED TO                 RONEN                 
   99-02-18  H  JOINT-SPONSOR CHANGED TO                 KOSEL                 
   99-02-18  H  JOINT-SPONSOR CHANGED TO                 LYONS,EILEEN          
   99-02-25  H  DO PASS/SHORT DEBATE                     008-002-001   HECR    
   99-02-25  H  PLACED CALENDAR 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE                       
   99-02-25  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    ACEVEDO               
   99-03-02  H                             AMENDMENT NO. 01-FRITCHEY           
   99-03-02  H                     AMENDMENT REFERRED TO HRUL                  
   99-03-02  H  CALENDAR ORDER 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE                        
   99-03-26  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   01-01-09  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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