(10 ILCS 5/9-17)
(from Ch. 46, par. 9-17)
All statements and reports filed under this Article with the board or
county clerk shall be available for examination and copying by the
public at all reasonable times.
Any person who alters or falsifies information on a copy of a statement
or report obtained from the State Board of Elections or the county clerk
pursuant to Article 9 of this Code and publishes, circulates or distributes
such altered or falsified information with the intent to misrepresent
received or expenditures made by a candidate or political committee shall
be guilty of a Class B misdemeanor.
Any person who shall sell or utilize information copied from statements
and reports filed with the State Board of Elections or the county clerk
pursuant to Article 9 of this Code for the purpose of soliciting contributions
or for the purpose of business solicitation shall be guilty of a Class B
(Source: P.A. 90-495, eff. 8-17-97.)