(220 ILCS 5/2-102)
(from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 2-102)
(a) Each commissioner and each person appointed to office by
the Commission shall before entering upon the duties of his office take and
subscribe the constitutional oath of office.
Before entering upon the duties of his office each commissioner shall
give bond, with security to be approved by the Governor, in the sum of
$20,000, conditioned for the faithful performance of his duty as such
commissioner. Every person appointed or employed by the
Commission, may, in the discretion of the Commission, before entering
upon the duties of his office, be required to give bond for the faithful
discharge of his duties, in such sum as the Commission may designate,
which bond shall be approved by the Commission.
All bonds required to be filed pursuant to this section shall be
filed in the office of the Secretary of State.
(b) No person in the employ of or holding any official relation to any
corporation or person subject in whole or in part to regulation by the
Commission, and no person holding stock or bonds in any such
corporation, or who is in any other manner pecuniarily interested
therein, directly or indirectly, shall be appointed to or hold the
office of commissioner or be appointed or employed by the
Commission; and if any such person shall voluntarily become so
interested his office or employment shall ipso facto become vacant. If
any person become so interested otherwise than voluntarily he shall
within a reasonable time divest himself of such interest, and if he
fails to do so his office or employment shall become vacant.
No commissioner or person appointed or employed by the
Commission shall solicit or accept any gift, gratuity, emolument or
employment from any person or corporation subject to the supervision of
the Commission, or from any officer, agent or employee thereof; nor
solicit, request from or recommend, directly or indirectly, to any such
person or corporation, or to any officer, agent or employee thereof the
appointment of any person to any place or position. Every such
corporation and person, and every officer, agent or employee thereof, is
hereby forbidden to offer to any commissioner or to any
person appointed or employed by the Commission any gift, gratuity,
emolument or employment. If any commissioner or any person
appointed or employed by the Commission shall violate any provisions of
this paragraph he shall be removed from the office or employment held by
him. Every person violating the provisions of this paragraph shall be
guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
(c) Each commissioner shall devote his entire time to
the duties of his office, and shall hold no other office or position of
profit, or engage in any other business, employment or vocation.
(Source: P.A. 84-617.)