(55 ILCS 5/6-24009)
(from Ch. 34, par. 6-24009)
Any member of the board of commissioners or any officer of the county,
or any person holding any office, trust or employment under such board of
commissioners or such county, who shall be guilty of the wilful violation
of any of the provisions of Section 6-24008, shall be guilty of a business
offense and shall be fined not exceeding $10,000 and shall forfeit his
right to his office, trust or employment and shall be removed therefrom.
Any such member, officer, employee or person shall be liable for the amount
of any loss or damage suffered by such county resulting from any act of his
in violation of the terms of Section 6-24008, to be recovered by such
county, or by any taxpayer in the name and for the benefit of such county,
in an appropriate action, provided, that such taxpayer shall file a
bond for all costs, and be liable for all costs taxed against the county in
such suit, and judgment shall be rendered accordingly.
Nothing herein shall bar any other remedies.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)