92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB4680
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Short description: 
STATE GIFT BAN ACT                                                         

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Election Code.  Makes a technical change in a  Section      
   concerning the short title.                                                 
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          10 ILCS 5/1-1                                                        
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          5 ILCS 425/15                                                        
          10 ILCS 5/9-25.2 new                                                 
          720 ILCS 5/33-3.1 new                                                
          720 ILCS 5/33-3.2 new                                                
        Deletes everything. Amends the State Gift Ban  Act.  Removes  the      
   exemption  for  gifts of nominal value.  Exempts gifts from one source      
   during a calendar year of a cumulative total value of less than  $100.      
   Amends  the Election Code. Provides that a political candidate may not      
   knowingly receive any contribution solicited or received in  violation      
   of  certain  Sections  of  the  Criminal  Code  of  1961 that prohibit      
   solicitation misconduct for  State  and  local  government  officials.      
   Provides that the knowing receipt of these contributions constitutes a      
   Class  A  misdemeanor.  Amends  the Criminal Code of 1961. Creates the      
   offenses   of   solicitation   misconduct   (State   government)   and      
   solicitation misconduct (local government).  Prohibits  certain  State      
   and  local government employees from knowingly soliciting or receiving      
   contributions from a person engaged in a  business  or  activity  over      
   which the employee has regulatory authority. Provides that an employee      
   who  commits  solicitation  misconduct forfeits his or her employment.      
   Provides that  solicitation  misconduct  is  a  Class  A  misdemeanor.      
   Provides  relief  for  employees  who  are  discriminated  against for      
   enforcing the provisions  against  solicitation  misconduct.  Provides      
   that  a  person  who  files  a  false  report  regarding  solicitation      
   misconduct is guilty of a Class C misdemeanor.  Effective immediately.      
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0853

   Last action date: AUG-28-2002

           Location: House

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


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