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 Bill Status of SB0227  95th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Pamela J. Althoff - Dan Rutherford - Susan Garrett and Mike Jacobs

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 430/70-5
10 ILCS 5/9-25.1from Ch. 46, par. 9-25.1; formerly Ch. 46, pars. 1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act and the Election Code. Provides that communication to the public by the corporate authorities of a unit of local government or school district explaining a decision to place a public question on the ballot or explaining support of or opposition to a public question does not constitute a prohibited political activity or election interference. Requires that the corporate authorities in the communication specify how the referendum will directly affect residents' health, safety, or welfare or the unit's or district's government or affairs. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/7/2007SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  2/7/2007SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  2/8/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Rutherford
  2/9/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Jacobs
  3/7/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Susan Garrett
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

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