(105 ILCS 5/34-52)
(from Ch. 122, par. 34-52)
Wilful violation of budget provisions.
Any member of the board, or any officer thereof or of the city or any
other person holding any trust or employment under the board or city who
wilfully violates any of the provisions of Sections 34-43 through
34-51 shall be guilty of a business offense and may 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 or
person shall be liable for the amount of any loss or damage suffered by
the board resulting from any act of his in violation of the terms of any
of those sections, to be recovered by the board or by any taxpayer in
the name and for the benefit of the board, in an appropriate civil action.
Any taxpayer bringing any such action must file a bond for all
costs, and shall be liable for all costs taxed against the board in such
suit, and judgment shall be rendered accordingly. This Section does not
bar any other remedies.
(Source: P.A. 79-1366