92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB0995
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Short description: 
ST EMPLYEE-SOLICIT CONTRIBUT                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Election Code and the Criminal Code of  1961.  Creates      
   the  Class  A  misdemeanor  of  solicitation misconduct.  Prohibits an      
   employee  from  receiving  or  soliciting  campaign contributions from      
   a person whose business or activity the employee regulates. Requires        
   State agencies to notify the  Secretary of State of the employees with      
   regulatory responsibilities, but provides that an employee not so           
   designated may be found guilty of solicitation misconduct.    Requires      
   forfeiture  of  office or employment upon conviction.  Requires relief      
   for  an  employee  discriminated  against  because  of  his   or   her      
   anti-solicitation  misconduct  activities.  Requires the Department of      
   State Police to establish a toll-free telephone number  for  reporting      
   solicitation   misconduct,   and  makes  false  reporting  a  Class  C      
   misdemeanor.  Prohibits a candidate or political  committee  treasurer      
   from  receiving  contributions resulting from solicitation misconduct,      
   and makes violation a Class A misdemeanor.  Provides  that  prohibited      
   contributions escheat to the State. Effective immediately.                  
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: Senate

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


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