(65 ILCS 5/4-8-6a)
(from Ch. 24, par. 4-8-6a)
No officer or employee elected or appointed under this Article
shall request, accept, or receive, directly or indirectly, from any person
owning, operating, or leasing within or partly within the territorial
limits of the municipality, any public utility, or any water craft leaving
or entering or operating within the municipality, any service or transportation
upon terms more favorable than are granted to the public generally, or any
employment, for hire or otherwise, or any free service or transportation,
either for himself or any other person.
A violation of this Section is a petty offense. A conviction shall effect
a forfeiture of the office or employment.
The prohibition of free transportation shall not apply to policemen or
firemen in uniform, nor shall this Section affect any free service to municipal
officers or employees provided by any franchise or license, granted prior
to March 9, 1910.
This Section applies only to an officer or employee elected or appointed under this Article who is a member of the board of an investor-owned public service corporation.
(Source: P.A. 98-128, eff. 8-2-13.)