Bill Status of SB2618 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: CTY CD-REMOVAL OF APPOINTEES
Sen. Julie A. Morrison - Pamela J. Althoff - Karen McConnaughay - Melinda Bush
| 1/13/2015||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code. Provides that a county board may by ordinance adopt a code of conduct regarding the accountability, fiscal responsibility, procurement authority, transparency, and ethical conduct of county appointees in addition to those mandated by law for and applicable to the appointees of any unit of local government. Provides that the county board chairman or county executive may unilaterally remove any appointee he or she appoints for good cause shown. Provides that the county board may, by a majority vote, remove any appointee it appoints for good cause shown. Requires that prior to removal from office, an appointee must be provided with reasonable notice of any violation and a hearing before the county board or its designee.