(60 ILCS 1/55-37)
Misconduct of officers; penalty.
Every township officer who is
guilty of a palpable omission of duty, or who is guilty of willful and corrupt
oppression, malconduct, or misfeasance in discharging the duties of the office,
shall be guilty of a business offense and, on conviction, shall be fined not
more than $1,000. The court in which the conviction occurs shall enter an
order removing the convicted officer from office.
(Source: P.A. 87-946; 88-62.)