(5 ILCS 430/30-5)
Appointment of Inspector General.
(a) The Auditor General shall
appoint an Inspector General (i) to investigate allegations of violations of
Articles 5 and
10 by State officers and employees under his or her jurisdiction and
(ii) to perform
duties and exercise other powers assigned to the Inspectors General by this or
Act. The Inspector General shall be appointed within 6 months after the
of this Act.
(b) The Auditor General
provide by rule for the operation of his or her Inspector General.
It is declared to be in the public interest, safety, and welfare that the
Auditor General adopt emergency rules under the Illinois Administrative
Procedure Act to initially perform his or her duties under this subsection.
(c) The Auditor General
may appoint an existing inspector general as the Inspector General
required by this
Article, provided that such an inspector general is not prohibited by law,
jurisdiction, qualification, or interest from serving as the Inspector General
The Auditor General may not appoint a relative as the Inspector General
required by this Article.
(Source: P.A. 93-617, eff. 12-9-03.)