92nd General Assembly
Status of HB3317
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   10 ILCS 5/9-25.5 new                                                        
   10 ILCS 5/9-7.5 rep.                                                        

        Amends the Election Code. Prohibits campaign  contributions  from      
   business   entities,   labor   organizations,   banks,  and  nonprofit      
   corporations for  the  purpose  of  influencing  elections,  political      
   parties,  primaries,  or political conventions or caucuses.  Prohibits      
   acceptance  of  those  contributions.   Permits  indirect  support  of      
   certain non-candidate or political party committees.  Makes  violation      
   a  business offense punishable by a fine of the greater of 3 times the      
   violating contribution or $10,000.  Makes the provisions  inapplicable      
   to elective offices covered by federal election campaign law.  Removes      
   the  requirement that nonprofit organizations register with and report      
   contributions and expenditures to the State Board of Elections.             
   MAR-02-2001  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   MAR-05-2001  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   MAR-05-2001  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   MAR-06-2001  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               ELEC CAMP REF         
   MAR-16-2001  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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