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Prohibited Campaign Contributions 

 

Section 50-37 of the Illinois Procurement Code (30 ILCS 500/50-37) prohibits business entities with contracts and solicitations worth in excess of $50,000 in combined annual value pending with a given officeholder responsible for awarding the contracts from making campaign contributions to campaign committees established to promote the candidacy of the officeholder or any other declared candidate for that office.  The prohibition also extends to contributions made by various affiliated persons and businesses of a business entity that is subject to the prohibition.

 

Notice of Campaign Contribution Violation
w  On September 24, 2010, Eby-Brown Company, LLC made a prohibited contribution.  For details, see the attached Notice of Campaign Contribution Violation published in Volume 38, Issue 42 of the Illinois Register, dated October 17, 2014.

w  On December 30, 2013 and March 4, 2014, Thomas Wake, an affiliated person of Eby-Brown Company, LLC, made a prohibited contribution.  For details, see the attached Notice of Campaign Contribution Violation published in Volume 38, Issue 42 of the Illinois Register, dated October 17, 2014.


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On October 27, 2010, Mr. Daniel T. Kelley, an affiliated person of the business entity GROWMARK, Inc., made a prohibited contribution. For details, see the attached notice published in Volume 38, Issue 30 of the Illinois Register, dated July 25, 2014.