(70 ILCS 210/14.2)
(a) The Trustee, members of the interim board, members of the Board, and all employees of the Authority shall comply with the provisions of the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act and carry out duties and responsibilities in a manner that preserves the public trust and confidence in the Authority. The Trustee, members of the interim board, members of the Board, and all employees of the Authority, including the spouse and immediate family members of such person shall not:
(1) use or attempt to use their position to secure
or attempt to secure any privilege, advantage, favor, or influence for himself or herself or others;
(2) accept for personal use any gift, gratuity,
service, compensation, travel, lodging, or thing of value, with the exception of unsolicited items of an incidental nature, from any person, corporation, or entity doing business with the Authority;
(3) hold or pursue employment, office, position,
business, or occupation that may conflict with his or her official duties;
(4) influence any person or corporation doing
business with the Authority to hire or contract with any person or corporation for any compensated work;
(5) engage in any activity that constitutes a
(6) have a financial interest, directly or
indirectly, in any contract or subcontract for the performance of any work for the Authority or a party to a contract with the Authority, except this does not apply to an interest in any such entity through an indirect means, such as through a mutual fund.
(b) The Board shall develop an annual ethics training program for members of the Board and all employees of the Authority.
(c) No Trustee, member on the interim board, Board, or an employee of the Authority, or spouse or immediate family member living with such person, shall, within a period of one year immediately after termination of service or employment, knowingly accept employment or receive compensation or fees for services from a person or entity if the Trustee, member, or employee participated personally or substantially in the award of a contract to that person or entity or in making a licensing decision with regard to that person or entity. Nothing in this amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly shall preclude an employee of the Authority from accepting employment from the private manager contracted to operate the Authority, provided the employee did not participate personally or substantially in the award of the contract to the private manager.
(d) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, the Authority shall not enter into an agreement for consulting services with or provide compensation or fees for consulting services to the chief executive officer on April 1, 2010, a member of the interim board on April 1, 2010, or any member of the interim board or Board appointed on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 96th General Assembly.
(Source: P.A. 96-898, eff. 5-27-10; 96-899, eff. 5-28-10.)