92nd General Assembly
Status of HB3720
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   10 ILCS 5/9-25.2 new                                                        
   720 ILCS 5/33-3.1 new                                                       

        Amends the Election Code and the Criminal Code of  1961.  Creates      
   the Class A misdemeanor of solicitation misconduct. Prohibits a public      
   officer   or   employee   from   receiving   or   soliciting  campaign      
   contributions from a person whose business or activity the officer  or      
   employee  has  the  responsibility  to  investigate  or  inspect,  and      
   enforce,  regulatory  measures  necessary  to  the requirements of any      
   state or federal statute or regulation relating  to  the  business  or      
   activity.  Requires State agencies to notify the Secretary of State of      
   the  officers  and  employees  with  regulatory  responsibilities, but      
   provides that an officer or employee not so designated  may  be  found      
   guilty  of  solicitation misconduct.  Requires forfeiture of office or      
   employment  upon  conviction.   Requires  relief   for   an   employee      
   discriminated   against   because  of  his  or  her  anti-solicitation      
   misconduct activities.  Requires the Department  of  State  Police  to      
   establish  a  toll-free  telephone  number  for reporting solicitation      
   misconduct,  and  makes  false  reporting  a  Class   C   misdemeanor.      
   Prohibits  a candidate or political committee treasurer from receiving      
   contributions  resulting  from  solicitation  misconduct,  and   makes      
   violation   a   Class   A   misdemeanor.   Provides   that  prohibited      
   contributions escheat to the State. Effective immediately.                  
   JAN-09-2002  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   JAN-09-2002  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   JAN-09-2002  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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