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GENERAL PROVISIONS
(5 ILCS 430/) State Officials and Employees Ethics Act.

5 ILCS 430/Art. 70

 
    (5 ILCS 430/Art. 70 heading)
ARTICLE 70
GOVERNMENTAL ENTITIES
(Source: P.A. 93-615, eff. 11-19-03.)

5 ILCS 430/70-5

    (5 ILCS 430/70-5)
    Sec. 70-5. Adoption by governmental entities.
    (a) Within 6 months after the effective date of this Act, each governmental entity other than a community college district, and each community college district within 6 months after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 95th General Assembly, shall adopt an ordinance or resolution that regulates, in a manner no less restrictive than Section 5-15 and Article 10 of this Act, (i) the political activities of officers and employees of the governmental entity and (ii) the soliciting and accepting of gifts by and the offering and making of gifts to officers and employees of the governmental entity.
    (b) Within 3 months after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 93rd General Assembly, the Attorney General shall develop model ordinances and resolutions for the purpose of this Article. The Attorney General shall advise governmental entities on their contents and adoption.
    (c) As used in this Article, (i) an "officer" means an elected or appointed official; regardless of whether the official is compensated, and (ii) an "employee" means a full-time, part-time, or contractual employee.
(Source: P.A. 95-880, eff. 8-19-08.)

5 ILCS 430/70-10

    (5 ILCS 430/70-10)
    Sec. 70-10. Penalties. A governmental entity may provide in the ordinance or resolution required by this Article for penalties similar to those provided in this Act for similar conduct.
(Source: P.A. 93-615, eff. 11-19-03.)

5 ILCS 430/70-15

    (5 ILCS 430/70-15)
    Sec. 70-15. Home rule preemption. This Article is a denial and limitation of home rule powers and functions in accordance with subsection (i) of Section 6 of Article VII of the Illinois Constitution. A home rule unit may not regulate the political activities of its officers and employees and the soliciting, offering, accepting, and making of gifts in a manner less restrictive than the provisions of Section 70-5.
(Source: P.A. 93-615, eff. 11-19-03; 93-617, eff. 12-9-03.)