(5 ILCS 430/35-5)
Appointment of Inspectors General.
Nothing in this Act
the appointment by the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor, the Attorney General,
Secretary of State, the Comptroller, or the Treasurer of any inspector general
or permitted by law. Nothing in this Act precludes the Governor, the Attorney
the Secretary of State, the Comptroller, or the Treasurer from appointing an
inspector general under his or her jurisdiction to serve simultaneously as an
Inspector General. This Act shall be read consistently with all existing State
that create inspectors general under the jurisdiction of an executive branch
This Act prohibits the appointment or employment by an officer, member, State employee, or State agency of any person to serve or act with respect to one or more State agencies as an Inspector General under this Act except as authorized and required by Articles 20, 25, and 30 of this Act or Section 14 of the Secretary of State Act. No officer, member, State employee, or State agency may appoint or employ an inspector general for any purpose except as authorized or required by law.
(Source: P.A. 96-555, eff. 8-18-09.)