HB 5070

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 96th Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Loc Gov Employ Political Right


Amends the Local Governmental Employees Political Rights Act. Adds that a member of a police department or a sheriff's department may be elected or appointed to public office and may serve in public office. Provides that if the member is not in uniform and not on duty, the member may solicit votes and campaign funds and challenge voters for public office. Adds that a police officer or sheriff's deputy who is elected to the Illinois General Assembly shall, upon written application to the employer, be granted a leave of absence without compensation during his or her term of office.

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Jan 11, 2011


Session Sine Die

Jan 29, 2010


First Reading


Referred to Rules Committee

Jan 25, 2010


Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore

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