Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Provides that a "late term appointee" also means a person who is appointed to an office by a board or other body having one or more members appointed by the Governor, when the Governor does not succeed himself or herself as Governor, and the effective date of the appointment is 90 or fewer days before the end of the appointing Governor's term. Provides that the provision added by the amendatory Act does not apply to a board or other body to which the Attorney General, Secretary of State, Comptroller, or Treasurer also appoints one or more members. Effective immediately.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Provides that late term executive appointees shall serve no longer than 60 days into the term of office of the succeeding Governor. Provides that late term executive appointees may be retained by appointment, contract, or employment after the 60th day only if the public body takes official action at an open meeting of that public body after the succeeding Governor has taken office. Defines "late term executive appointee" to mean a person who is appointed, contracted with, or employed as a director, executive director, or other similar executive management position by any public body 90 or fewer days before the end of the then-serving Governor's term, when the then-serving Governor does not succeed himself or herself as Governor. Defines "public body". Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.