(5 ILCS 430/30-5)
    Sec. 30-5. Appointment of Inspector General.
    (a) The Auditor General shall appoint an Inspector General (i) to investigate allegations of violations of Articles 5 and 10 by State officers and employees under his or her jurisdiction and (ii) to perform other duties and exercise other powers assigned to the Inspectors General by this or any other Act. The Inspector General shall be appointed within 6 months after the effective date of this Act.
    (b) The Auditor General shall provide by rule for the operation of his or her Inspector General. It is declared to be in the public interest, safety, and welfare that the Auditor General adopt emergency rules under the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act to initially perform his or her duties under this subsection.
    (c) The Auditor General may appoint an existing inspector general as the Inspector General required by this Article, provided that such an inspector general is not prohibited by law, rule, jurisdiction, qualification, or interest from serving as the Inspector General required by this Article.
    The Auditor General may not appoint a relative as the Inspector General required by this Article.
(Source: P.A. 93-617, eff. 12-9-03.)