92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB4080
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Short description: 
CLEAN ELECTION ACT                                                         

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates the Clean Election Act and amends the Illinois Income Tax      
   Act and the State Finance. Act. Limits amounts of  contributions  that      
   may  be  made  to  candidates  for the Offices of Governor, Lieutenant      
   Governor,  Attorney  General,  Secretary  of  State,  Treasurer,   and      
   Comptroller.  Requires  candidates  to  maintain an election fund bank      
   account.  Provides that  qualified  candidates  may  receive  matching      
   funds  from  the  State.  Creates the Clean Election Fund and provides      
   for the deposit of certain moneys into that  Fund.   Requires  certain      
   reports  to  be filed with the State Board of Elections.  Requires the      
   State Board of Elections to audit campaign accounts.  Allows the Board      
   to investigate suspected violations of the Act.   Sets  penalties  for      
   violations  of the Act.  Provides that the Act is repealed on June 30,      
   2011.  Provides for a voluntary check-off system to  permit  taxpayers      
   to  designate  $5  of  their income taxes to be used for that purpose.      
   Contains other provisions.  Effective January 1, 2003.                      
          FISCAL NOTE (Illinois Department of Corrections)                     
          The impact on the Department is expect to be minimal. Each           
          person sentenced to prison for a Class 4 felony would serve          
          an average of six months at a cost of $10,319 and would require      
          the construction of one additional prison bed at the cost of         
          CORRECTIONAL NOTE (Illinois Department of Corrections)               
          Same as DOC fiscal note.                                             
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

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


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