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1 AN ACT concerning ethics.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Attorney General Act is amended by adding
5 Section 4f as follows:
6 (15 ILCS 205/4f new)
7 Sec 4f. Public corruption hotline.
8 (a) The Attorney General, as soon as may be practical,
9 must establish and maintain a public corruption telephone
10 hotline and a web site through which public corruption may be
11 reported. Reporters are entitled to strict confidentiality,
12 and the Attorney General must not disclose the identity of
13 reporters unless compelled to do so by a court because of
14 exigent circumstances.
15 (b) Reports of public corruption must be screened by
16 Assistant Attorneys General and in appropriate cases referred
17 for investigation and possible prosecution to the responsible
18 law enforcement and prosecutorial authorities.
19 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
20 becoming law.