Sen. Dave Syverson

Filed: 4/9/2018





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 2299 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Public Officer Prohibited Activities Act is
5amended by changing Sections 2a and 4 as follows:
6    (50 ILCS 105/2a)  (from Ch. 102, par. 2a)
7    Sec. 2a. Township officials Township supervisors and
9    (a) No township supervisor or trustee, during the term of
10office for which he or she is elected, may accept, be appointed
11to, or hold any office by the appointment of the board of
12township trustees unless he or she first resigns from the
13office of supervisor or trustee or unless the appointment is
14specifically authorized by law. A supervisor or trustee may,
15however, serve as a volunteer firefighter fireman and receive
16compensation for that service. Any appointment in violation of



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1this Section is void. Nothing in this Act shall be construed to
2prohibit an elected township official from holding elected
3office in another unit of local government as long as there is
4no contractual relationship between the township and the other
5unit of local government. This amendatory Act of 1995 is
6declarative of existing law and is not a new enactment.
7    (b) On and after the effective date of this amendatory Act
8of the 100th General Assembly, a person elected to or appointed
9to fill a vacancy in an elected township position, including,
10but not limited to, a trustee, a supervisor, a highway
11commissioner, a clerk, an assessor, or a collector, shall not
12be employed by the township, except that a supervisor or
13trustee may serve as a volunteer firefighter and receive
14compensation for that service as provided in subsection (a).
15(Source: P.A. 89-89, eff. 6-30-95.)
16    (50 ILCS 105/4)  (from Ch. 102, par. 4)
17    Sec. 4. Any alderman, member of a board of trustees,
18supervisor or county commissioner, or other person holding any
19office, either by election or appointment under the laws or
20constitution of this state, who violates any provision of the
21preceding sections, is guilty of a Class 4 felony and in
22addition thereto, any office or official position held by any
23person so convicted shall become vacant, and shall be so
24declared as part of the judgment of court. This Section does
25not apply to a violation of subsection (b) of Section 2a.



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1(Source: P.A. 77-2721.)".