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Members present: Jan Abbs, Sue Scholer, Scott Mellinger
Member absent: No appointment made for Tom Kromkowski
Staff present: Sarah Nagy, Executive Director/Counsel
The meeting was called to order at approximately 11:00 a.m. The Commissioners reviewed the minutes of the July 24, 2008, public meeting and informally approved said minutes. Formal approval and adoption of the July 24, 2008, public meeting minutes could not be accomplished due to new commissioner appointments between July 24, 2008 and February 20, 2009.
Staff report was given, which included lobbyist audit updates, non-filer updates, and a budget update.
The Commission directed the General Counsel to present the current ILRC procedures for audit, formal advisory opinion, and informal guidance at the next meeting. General Counsel was also advised to research and report back regarding the viability of mandatory electronic filing for lobbyists.
The meeting was adjourned at approximately 11:30 a.m.