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AN ACT concerning government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Governmental Ethics Act is amended
by adding Section 3A-45 as follows:
(5 ILCS 420/3A-45 new)
Late term executive appointees.
(a) As used in this Section, "late term executive
appointee" means a person who is appointed, contracted with, or
employed as a director, executive director, or other similar
executive management position by any public body 90 or fewer
days before the end of the then-serving Governor's term, when
the then-serving Governor does not succeed himself or herself
as Governor. For purposes of this Section only, "public body"
means a board, commission, authority, task force, or other
similar group authorized or created by State law where the
Governor appoints one or more members of the board, commission,
authority, task force, or other similar body.
(b) A late term executive appointee shall serve no longer
than the 60th day of the term of office of the succeeding
Governor. A late term executive appointee may be retained by
appointment, contract, or employment after the 60th day only if
the public body takes official action at an open meeting of