(5 ILCS 430/5-10)
(a) Each officer, member, and employee
must complete, at least
annually beginning in 2004, an ethics training program conducted by the
State agency. Each ultimate jurisdictional authority
must implement an ethics training program for its officers, members, and
These ethics training programs shall be overseen by the appropriate Ethics
Commission and Inspector
General appointed pursuant to this Act in consultation with the Office of the
(b) Each ultimate jurisdictional authority subject to the Executive Ethics Commission shall submit to the Executive Ethics Commission, at least annually, or more frequently as required by that Commission, an annual report that summarizes ethics training that was completed during the previous year, and lays out the plan for the ethics training programs in the coming year.
(c) Each Inspector General
shall set standards and
determine the hours and frequency of training necessary for each
position or category of positions. A person who fills a vacancy in an
elective or appointed position that requires training and a person
employed in a position that requires training must complete his or her
initial ethics training within 30 days after commencement of his or
her office or employment.
(d) Upon completion of the ethics training program, each officer, member, and employee must certify in writing that the person has completed the training program. Each officer, member, and employee must provide to his or her ethics officer a signed copy of the certification by the deadline for completion of the ethics training program.
(e) The ethics training provided under this Act by the Secretary of State may be expanded to satisfy the requirement of Section 4.5 of the Lobbyist Registration Act.
(f) The ethics training provided under this Act by State agencies under the control of the Governor shall include the requirements and duties of State officers and employees under Sections 50-39, 50-40, and 50-45 of the Illinois Procurement Code.
(Source: P.A. 100-43, eff. 8-9-17.)