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(5 ILCS 430/20-65)
Reporting of investigations.
(a) Each Executive Inspector General shall file a quarterly activity report with the Executive Ethics Commission that reflects investigative activity during the previous quarter. The Executive Ethics Commission shall establish the reporting dates. The activity report shall include at least the following:
(1) The number of investigations opened during the
preceding quarter, the affected offices or agencies, and the unique tracking numbers for new investigations.
(2) The number of investigations closed during the
preceding quarter, the affected offices or agencies, and the unique tracking numbers for closed investigations.
(3) The status of each on-going investigation that
remained open at the end of the quarter, the affected office, agency or agencies, the investigation's unique tracking number, and a brief statement of the general nature of the investigation.
any investigation is not concluded within 6 months after its initiation,
the appropriate Executive Inspector General shall file a 6-month report with the Executive
Ethics Commission by the fifteenth day of the month following it being open for 6 months. The 6-month report shall disclose:
(1) The general nature of the allegation or
information giving rise to the investigation, the title or job duties of the subjects of the investigation, and the investigation's unique tracking number.
(2) The date of the last alleged violation of this
Act or other State law giving rise to the investigation.
(3) Whether the Executive Inspector General has found
credible the allegations of criminal conduct.
(4) Whether the allegation has been referred to an
appropriate law enforcement agency and the identity of the law enforcement agency to which those allegations were referred.
(5) If an allegation has not been referred to an
appropriate law enforcement agency, the reasons for the failure to complete the investigation within 6 months, a summary of the investigative steps taken, additional investigative steps contemplated at the time of the report, and an estimate of additional time necessary to complete the investigation.
(6) Any other information deemed necessary by the
Executive Ethics Commission in determining whether to appoint a Special Inspector General.
(c) If an Executive Inspector General has referred an allegation to an appropriate law enforcement agency and continues to investigate the matter, the future reporting requirements of this Section are suspended.
(d) Reports filed under this Section are exempt from the Freedom of Information Act.
(Source: P.A. 96-555, eff. 8-18-09.)