Bill Status of HB0793  102nd General Assembly

Short Description:  GA MEMBER-LOBBYING BAN

House Sponsors
Rep. Patrick Windhorst - Tony McCombie, Jeff Keicher and Chris Bos

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 420/2-101from Ch. 127, par. 602-101

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Provides that a member of the General Assembly, his or her spouse, and any immediate family member living with that member of the General Assembly shall not, for compensation, lobby any official of the executive or legislative branch of State government or any official of any unit of local government. Provides that a person who violates these provisions is guilty of official misconduct, a Class 3 felony. Defines terms. Repeals current provisions banning members of the General Assembly from lobbying, a Class A misdemeanor. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/8/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Patrick Windhorst
  2/10/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/16/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
  3/2/2021HouseAssigned to Ethics & Elections Committee
  3/23/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jeff Keicher
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/30/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Bos
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die