91st General Assembly
Summary of HB1180
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SOLIC FOR CHARITY-PUB SFTY ORG                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Solicitation for Charity Act.  Requires public  safety      
   personnel  organizations  and  their  fundraisers  to  keep  specified      
   records.  Prohibits a public safety personnel organization from making      
   specified  representations or using specified words in its name unless      
   it meets certain requirements.  Imposes civil and  criminal  penalties      
   for  violations.    Amends  provisions  of  the  Criminal Code of 1961      
   relating to false personation and solicitation.  Makes various changes      
   in the categories of persons and organizations to which the provisions      
   apply.   Prohibits  solicitation  of  financial  contributions   under      
   specified circumstances.  Provides that violation is a Class 4 felony.      
   Makes other changes.  Effective immediately.                                
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Provides that nothing in the Act shall prohibit a  Public  Safety      
   Personnel  Organization  from  stating the actual number of members it      
   has in any geographical  area.   Deletes  a  provision  prohibiting  a      
   person  from  using  "Cook  County  Sheriff" or "Cook County Sheriff's      
   Police" in the  title  of  an  organization  when  conducting  certain      
   activities   without   including  the  lawful  complete  name  of  the      
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0301

   Last action date: 99-07-29

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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