McSweeney Bill Will Protect Integrity of Survivor Benefits

From the NW Herald:

House Bill 350, which passed the Illinois House on a 108-0 vote Friday, would allow for the forfeiture of survivor benefits for anyone convicted of a felony related to the service of any public employee. The bill was filed last month by state Rep. David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills, with the convening of the new General Assembly.

The bill now heads to the Illinois Senate for consideration.

Melodie Gliniewicz faces felony charges of money laundering, conspiracy and misusing charitable funds relating to the now-disbanded Police Explorers youth program run by her late husband, Fox Lake Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz.

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