99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2015 and 2016
Introduced , by Rep. David McSweeney
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Creates the Local Government Travel Expense Control Act. Provides that
school districts and non-home rule units of local government shall, by
resolution or ordinance, regulate travel, meal, and lodging expenses of
officers and employees including: (1) the types of official business for
which travel, meal, and lodging expenses are allowable; (2) maximum
allowable reimbursement for travel, meal, and lodging expenses; and (3) a
standardized form for submission of travel, meal, and lodging expenses.
Provides that all travel, meal, and lodging expenses may only be approved
after specified documentation has been submitted and the expenses are
approved by a roll call vote. Prohibits reimbursing entertainment expenses.
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AN ACT concerning local government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Government Travel Expense Control Act.
As used in this Act:
"Entertainment" includes, but is not limited to,
exhibitions, shows, amusements, theaters, circuses, sporting
events, or any other place of public or private entertainment
"Travel" means any expenditure directly incident to
official travel by employees and officers of a school district
or unit of local government or by wards or charges of a school
district or unit of local government involving reimbursement to
travelers or direct payment to private agencies providing
transportation or related services.
Regulation of travel expenses.
districts and units of local government other than home rule
units shall, by resolution or ordinance, regulate the
reimbursement of all travel, meal, and lodging expenses of
officers and employees, including, but not limited to: (1) the
types of official business for which travel, meal, and lodging