LYONS,EILEEN AND MAY.
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
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
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