August 30, 2021 •
Gov. JB Pritzker Issues Amendatory Veto to Ethics Omnibus Bill
Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker issued an amendatory veto of Senate Bill 539 lawmakers requested to maintain the current process regarding ethics investigations.
Pritzker pledged to certify the bill once the amendatory veto passes the Legislature.
The bill expands state lobbyist registration requirements to the local level; prohibits all fundraising statewide during legislative sessions; expands revolving door restrictions; and requires certain consultants hired by a lobbyist or lobbying entity to register and report.
If signed, the bill will be effective January 1, 2022.
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