(5 ILCS 430/75-5)
Application of the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act to the Regional Transit Boards.
(a) Beginning July 1, 2011, the provisions of Articles 1, 5, 10, 20, and 50 of this Act, as well as this Article, shall apply to the Regional Transit Boards. As used in Articles 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, and 75, (i) "appointee" and "officer" include a person appointed to serve on the board of a Regional Transit Board, and (ii) "employee" and "State employee" include a full-time, part-time, or contractual employee of a Regional Transit Board.
(b) The Executive Ethics Commission shall have jurisdiction over all board members and employees of the Regional Transit Boards. The Executive Inspector General appointed by the Governor shall have jurisdiction over all board members, employees, vendors, and others doing business with the Regional Transit Boards to investigate allegations of fraud, waste, abuse, mismanagement, misconduct, nonfeasance, misfeasance, malfeasance, or violations of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 96-1528, eff. 7-1-11