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Full Text of HB2484  102nd General Assembly

HB2484 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB2484

 

Introduced 2/19/2021, by Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
25 ILCS 170/5-5 new

    Amends the Lobbyist Registration Act. Provides that beginning on and after July 1, 2021, any natural person (i) whose immediate previous employer was the State of Illinois, or any State official office contained therein, and (ii) whose position was policy-making or policy-oriented in nature shall, prior to receiving an initial registration for the purposes of lobbying by the Secretary of State, be charged an additional surcharge in the amount of no more than $1,000 or 10% of the salary or other form of compensation earned by that natural person being hired by a client or clients to lobby, whichever is less. Provides that the surcharge shall be imposed on a one-time basis per natural person. Provides that the surcharge requirement only applies to persons registering as lobbyists after the effective date of this amendatory Act. Effective immediately.


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FISCAL NOTE ACT MAY APPLY

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

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1    AN ACT concerning State government.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Lobbyist Registration Act is amended by
5adding Section 5-5 as follows:
 
6    (25 ILCS 170/5-5 new)
7    Sec. 5-5. State employee lobbying surcharge. In addition
8to the registration fee imposed on any natural person or
9entity required to register under this Act, beginning on and
10after July 1, 2021, any natural person (i) whose immediate
11previous employer was the State of Illinois, or any State
12official office contained therein, and (ii) whose position was
13policy-making or policy-oriented in nature shall, prior to
14receiving an initial registration for the purposes of lobbying
15by the Secretary of State, be charged an additional surcharge
16in the amount of no more than $1,000 or 10% of the salary or
17other form of compensation earned by that natural person being
18hired by a client or clients to lobby, whichever is less. The
19surcharge required under this Section shall be imposed on a
20one-time basis per natural person subject to this Section. The
21provisions of this Section only apply to persons registering
22under this Act after the effective date of this amendatory Act
23of the 102nd General Assembly.
 

 

 

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1    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
2becoming law.