(110 ILCS 70/44) (from Ch. 24 1/2, par. 38k)
    Sec. 44. No person, while holding an office or position pursuant to the provisions of this Act or in nomination for, or while seeking a nomination for or appointment to any such office or position shall corruptly use or promise to use, either directly or indirectly, any official authority or influence (whether then possessed or merely anticipated) in the way of conferring upon any person, or in order to secure or aid any person in securing any office or public employment under this Act or any nomination, confirmation, promotion or increase of salary, upon the consideration or condition that the vote or political influence or action of the last named person or any other, shall be given or used in behalf of any candidate, officer or party, or upon any other corrupt condition or consideration.
(Source: Laws 1955, p. 2165.)