Synopsis As Introduced Amends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. With respect to an executive branch State employee who is the subject of an Executive Inspector General's investigation and whose agency head or ultimate jurisdictional authority agrees with the Inspector General as to disciplinary action against the employee, establishes procedures for providing a redacted version of the Inspector General's summary investigation report to the Executive Ethics Commission, to the employee, and to the public, under certain circumstances.
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act, the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act, the Secretary of State Act, the Secretary of State Merit Employment Code, the Comptroller Merit Employment Code, the State Treasurer Employment Code, the Personnel Code, the Children and Family Services Act, the Department of Human Services Act, the Governor's Office of Management and Budget Act, the General Assembly Compensation Act, the Lobbyist Registration Act, the State Prompt Payment Act, the Illinois Public Aid Code, and the Whistleblower Act. Makes changes with respect to, without limitation: statements of economic interests; prohibited sources; promise of State employment benefits; revolving door provisions; whistleblower provisions; jurisdiction of ethics commissions; activities prohibited for Executive Ethics Commission members; activities prohibited for and compensation of Executive Inspectors General; duties of Inspectors General; anonymous allegations of ethics violations; investigations of ethics violations by the Attorney General and Special Inspectors General; Inspector General investigation reports, complaint procedures, and decision review; penalties for and injunctive relief against ethics violations; State agency inspectors general; budgets of the Executive Ethics Commission and Executive Inspectors General; expenditures to defray a legislator's cost of performing governmental and public service functions; the registration and ethics training of and the reporting by lobbyists and lobbying entities; enforcement of lobbying provisions; complaints of and penalties for lobbying violations; and political fundraising in Sangamon County. Effective immediately in part and January 1, 2010, in part.