TITLE 2: GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION
SUBTITLE E: MISCELLANEOUS STATE AGENCIES
CHAPTER VI: EXECUTIVE ETHICS COMMISSION
PART 1620 ORGANIZATION, INFORMATION, RULEMAKING AND HEARINGS
SECTION 1620.1020 RELEASE OF SUMMARY REPORTS


 

Section 1620.1020  Release of Summary Reports

 

a)         Upon receipt of a founded summary report finding a violation described in Section 1620.1000 that resulted in a suspension of at least 3 days or termination, or, at the discretion of the Commission, upon the receipt of any founded summary report, the Commission shall redact information that may reveal the identity of witnesses, complainants or informants.  The Commission may also redact information to protect the identity of a person or any other information it believes should not be made public. [5 ILCS 430/20-52(b)]

 

b)         The Commission shall forward the version of the report and response it intends to make available to the public to the Attorney General, appropriate Executive Inspector General and respondents.  Each may offer, within 15 days, the Commission suggestions for redaction or provide a response that shall be made public with the summary report. [5 ILCS 430/20-52(b)]

 

c)         After considering the suggestions for redaction, if any, but within 60 days after receiving the founded summary report, the Commission shall reassess what should be made available to the public and post it on the Commission's web site.

 

d)         The Commission may determine not to make the report or response available to the public if the Executive Inspector General or Attorney General certifies that releasing the report to the public will interfere with an ongoing investigation. [5 ILCS 430/20-52(c)]

 

(Source:  Added at 34 Ill. Reg. 13108, effective August 27, 2010)