Bill Status of SB3389 100th General Assembly
Short Description: LIG-ETHICS INVESTIGATIONS
Sen. Cristina Castro - Heather A. Steans - Karen McConnaughay - Michael Connelly
| 1/9/2019||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Provides that the Legislative Ethics Commission shall adopt (rather than promulgate) rules under the Administrative Procedure Act governing (rather than rules governing) the performance of its duties and the exercise of its powers and governing the investigations of the Legislative Inspector General. Provides that the Commission shall adopt no rule requiring the Legislative Inspector General to seek the Commission's advance approval before commencing any investigation or issuing a subpoena. Provides that any existing rule, as of the effective date of the amendatory Act, requiring the Legislative Inspector General to seek the Commission's advance approval before commencing any investigation or issuing a subpoena is void. Removes language providing that the Legislative Inspector General needs the advance approval of the Commission to issue subpoenas. Provides that the Legislative Inspector General may publish a summary report for an investigation upon issuance of a final administrative decision that concludes that a violation occurred unless a supermajority of the Commission votes to suppress the report. Effective immediately.