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 Bill Status of SB1223  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  ETHICS-SEXUAL HARASSMENT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Laura M. Murphy - Laura Ellman

House Sponsors
(Rep. Deb Conroy and Barbara Hernandez)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Local Government Inspector General Act. Provides that the purpose of the Act is to establish an independent entity to which allegations of incompetence, neglect of duty, malfeasance in office, corruption, or official misconduct involving units of local government, including their officers, employees, and agents, or elected or appointed local officials, may be reported and investigated with the assistance of the Attorney General. Creates the Local Government Ethics Commission and the Office of the Local Government Inspector General and provides that members of the Commission and the Inspector General shall be appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. Sets forth the procedures of investigating a complaint and the issuing of reports. Defines terms.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3
Deletes reference to:
New Act
Adds reference to:
5 ILCS 430/1-5
5 ILCS 430/20-5
5 ILCS 430/20-10
5 ILCS 430/70-5

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides that the Executive Ethics Commission and the Executive Inspector General appointed by the Governor shall have jurisdiction over allegations of sexual harassment made by an elected official of a unit of local government against another elected official of a unit of local government if the unit of local government has not adopted a sexual harassment policy that includes an Inspector General with jurisdiction. Provides that any policy to prohibit sexual harassment adopted by a governmental entity shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the Executive Ethics Commission and the Executive Inspector General appointed by the Governor regarding sexual harassment allegations made by an elected official of a unit of local government against another elected official of a unit of local government if the unit of local government has not adopted a sexual harassment policy that includes an Inspector General with jurisdiction. Provides that the Executive Inspector General appointed by the Governor is not responsible for the training or implementation of sexual harassment policies adopted by units of local government. Provides that "ultimate jurisdictional authority" includes, among other entities, the governing board of units of local government for elected officials of a unit of local government over which the Executive Ethics Commission and the Executive Inspector General appointed by the Governor may have jurisdiction under the Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/6/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  2/6/2019SenateFirst Reading
  2/6/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/13/2019SenateAssigned to Government Accountability and Ethics
  2/26/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Ellman
  3/6/2019SenatePostponed - Government Accountability and Ethics
  3/13/2019SenatePostponed - Government Accountability and Ethics
  3/13/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  3/13/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/14/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Government Accountability and Ethics
  3/20/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Government Accountability and Ethics
  3/20/2019SenatePostponed - Government Accountability and Ethics
  3/22/2019SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As March 28, 2019
  3/27/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Government Accountability and Ethics
  3/27/2019SenateDo Pass Government Accountability and Ethics; 010-000-000
  3/27/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 28, 2019
  3/28/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  3/28/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  3/28/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/3/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Government Accountability and Ethics
  4/3/2019SenateSecond Reading
  4/3/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 4, 2019
  4/5/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  4/5/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  4/9/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Assignments Refers to Government Accountability and Ethics
  4/10/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommend Do Adopt Government Accountability and Ethics; 007-000-000
  4/10/2019SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/10/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted; Murphy
  4/10/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/10/2019SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  4/10/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  4/10/2019SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  4/10/2019HouseArrived in House
  4/11/2019HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  4/11/2019HouseFirst Reading
  4/11/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/24/2019HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  5/10/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/15/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

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