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DISCLOSURE OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS

ARTICLE 4A. DISCLOSURE OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS

(5 ILCS 420/4A-101) (from Ch. 127, par. 604A-101)

Sec. 4A-101. Persons required to file with the Secretary of State. The following persons shall file verified written statements of economic interests with the Secretary of State, as provided in this Article:
    (a) Members of the General Assembly and candidates
    for nomination or election to the General Assembly.

    (b) Persons holding an elected office in the
    Executive Branch of this State, and candidates for nomination or election to these offices.

    (c) Members of a Commission or Board created by the
    Illinois Constitution, and candidates for nomination or election to such Commission or Board.

    (d) Persons whose appointment to office is subject to
    confirmation by the Senate and persons appointed by the Governor to any other position on a board or commission described in subsection (a) of Section 15 of the Gubernatorial Boards and Commissions Act.

    (e) Holders of, and candidates for nomination or
    election to, the office of judge or associate judge of the Circuit Court and the office of judge of the Appellate or Supreme Court.

    (f) Persons who are employed by any branch, agency,
    authority or board of the government of this State, including but not limited to, the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority, the Illinois Housing Development Authority, the Illinois Community College Board, and institutions under the jurisdiction of the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University, Board of Trustees of Chicago State University, Board of Trustees of Eastern Illinois University, Board of Trustees of Governors State University, Board of Trustees of Illinois State University, Board of Trustees of Northeastern Illinois University, Board of Trustees of Northern Illinois University, Board of Trustees of Western Illinois University, or Board of Trustees of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, and are compensated for services as employees and not as independent contractors and who:

        (1) are, or function as, the head of a
        department, commission, board, division, bureau, authority or other administrative unit within the government of this State, or who exercise similar authority within the government of this State;

        (2) have direct supervisory authority over, or
        direct responsibility for the formulation, negotiation, issuance or execution of contracts entered into by the State in the amount of $5,000 or more;

        (3) have authority for the issuance or
        promulgation of rules and regulations within areas under the authority of the State;

        (4) have authority for the approval of
        professional licenses;

        (5) have responsibility with respect to the
        financial inspection of regulated nongovernmental entities;

        (6) adjudicate, arbitrate, or decide any judicial
        or administrative proceeding, or review the adjudication, arbitration or decision of any judicial or administrative proceeding within the authority of the State;

        (7) have supervisory responsibility for 20 or
        more employees of the State;

        (8) negotiate, assign, authorize, or grant naming
        rights or sponsorship rights regarding any property or asset of the State, whether real, personal, tangible, or intangible; or

        (9) have responsibility with respect to the
        procurement of goods or services.

    (f-5) Members of the board of commissioners of any
    flood prevention district created under the Flood Prevention District Act or the Beardstown Regional Flood Prevention District Act.

    (g) (Blank).
    (h) (Blank).
    (i) (Blank).
    (j) Persons on the Board of Trustees of the Illinois
    Mathematics and Science Academy.

    (k) (Blank).
    (l) Special government agents. A "special government
    agent" is a person who is directed, retained, designated, appointed, or employed, with or without compensation, by or on behalf of a statewide executive branch constitutional officer to make an ex parte communication under Section 5-50 of the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act or Section 5-165 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act.

    (m) (Blank).
    (n) Members of the board of any retirement system or
    investment board established under the Illinois Pension Code, if not required to file under any other provision of this Section.

    (o) (Blank).
    (p) Members of the investment advisory panel created
    under Section 20 of the Illinois Prepaid Tuition Act.

This Section shall not be construed to prevent any unit of local government from enacting financial disclosure requirements that mandate more information than required by this Act.
(Source: P.A. 101-81, eff. 7-12-19; 101-221, eff. 8-9-19.)

(5 ILCS 420/4A-101.5)
Sec. 4A-101.5. Persons required to file with the county clerk. The following persons shall file verified written statements of economic interests with the county clerk, as provided in this Article:
(a) Persons who are elected to office in a unit of local government, and candidates for nomination or election to that office, including regional superintendents of school districts.
(b) Persons appointed to the governing board of a unit of local government, or of a special district, and persons appointed to a zoning board, or zoning board of appeals, or to a regional, county, or municipal plan commission, or to a board of review of any county, and persons appointed to the Board of the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority and any Trustee appointed under Section 22 of the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority Act, and persons appointed to a board or commission of a unit of local government who have authority to authorize the expenditure of public funds. This subsection (b) does not apply to members of boards or commissions who function in an advisory capacity.
(c) Persons who are employed by a unit of local government and are compensated for services as employees and not as independent contractors, and who:
    (1) are, or function as, the head of a department,
    division, bureau, authority, or other administrative unit within the unit of local government, or who exercise similar authority within the unit of local government;

    (2) have direct supervisory authority over, or
    direct responsibility for the formulation, negotiation, issuance, or execution of contracts entered into by the unit of local government in the amount of $1,000 or greater;

    (3) have authority to approve licenses and permits
    by the unit of local government, but not including employees who function in a ministerial capacity;

    (4) adjudicate, arbitrate, or decide any judicial
    or administrative proceeding, or review the adjudication, arbitration, or decision of any judicial or administrative proceeding within the authority of the unit of local government;

    (5) have authority to issue or adopt rules and
    regulations within areas under the authority of the unit of local government; or

    (6) have supervisory responsibility for 20 or more
    employees of the unit of local government.

(d) Persons employed by a school district in positions that require that person to hold an administrative or a chief school business official endorsement.
(e) Members of the board of any pension fund established under the Illinois Pension Code, if not required to file under any other provision of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 101-221, eff. 8-9-19.)

(5 ILCS 420/4A-102) (from Ch. 127, par. 604A-102)
Sec. 4A-102. The statement of economic interests required by this Article shall include the economic interests of the person making the statement as provided in this Section. The interest (if constructively controlled by the person making the statement) of a spouse or any other party, shall be considered to be the same as the interest of the person making the statement. Campaign receipts shall not be included in this statement.
    (a) The following interests shall be listed by all
    persons required to file:

        (1) The name, address and type of practice of any
        professional organization or individual professional practice in which the person making the statement was an officer, director, associate, partner or proprietor, or served in any advisory capacity, from which income in excess of $1200 was derived during the preceding calendar year;

        (2) The nature of professional services (other
        than services rendered to the unit or units of government in relation to which the person is required to file) and the nature of the entity to which they were rendered if fees exceeding $5,000 were received during the preceding calendar year from the entity for professional services rendered by the person making the statement.

        (3) The identity (including the address or legal
        description of real estate) of any capital asset from which a capital gain of $5,000 or more was realized in the preceding calendar year.

        (4) The name of any unit of government which has
        employed the person making the statement during the preceding calendar year other than the unit or units of government in relation to which the person is required to file.

        (5) The name of any entity from which a gift or
        gifts, or honorarium or honoraria, valued singly or in the aggregate in excess of $500, was received during the preceding calendar year.

    (b) The following interests shall also be listed by
    persons listed in items (a) through (f), item (l), item (n), and item (p) of Section 4A-101:

        (1) The name and instrument of ownership in any
        entity doing business in the State of Illinois, in which an ownership interest held by the person at the date of filing is in excess of $5,000 fair market value or from which dividends of in excess of $1,200 were derived during the preceding calendar year. (In the case of real estate, location thereof shall be listed by street address, or if none, then by legal description). No time or demand deposit in a financial institution, nor any debt instrument need be listed;

        (2) Except for professional service entities, the
        name of any entity and any position held therein from which income of in excess of $1,200 was derived during the preceding calendar year, if the entity does business in the State of Illinois. No time or demand deposit in a financial institution, nor any debt instrument need be listed.

        (3) The identity of any compensated lobbyist with
        whom the person making the statement maintains a close economic association, including the name of the lobbyist and specifying the legislative matter or matters which are the object of the lobbying activity, and describing the general type of economic activity of the client or principal on whose behalf that person is lobbying.

    (c) The following interests shall also be listed by
    persons listed in items (a) through (c) and item (e) of Section 4A-101.5:

        (1) The name and instrument of ownership in any
        entity doing business with a unit of local government in relation to which the person is required to file if the ownership interest of the person filing is greater than $5,000 fair market value as of the date of filing or if dividends in excess of $1,200 were received from the entity during the preceding calendar year. (In the case of real estate, location thereof shall be listed by street address, or if none, then by legal description). No time or demand deposit in a financial institution, nor any debt instrument need be listed.

        (2) Except for professional service entities, the
        name of any entity and any position held therein from which income in excess of $1,200 was derived during the preceding calendar year if the entity does business with a unit of local government in relation to which the person is required to file. No time or demand deposit in a financial institution, nor any debt instrument need be listed.

        (3) The name of any entity and the nature of the
        governmental action requested by any entity which has applied to a unit of local government in relation to which the person must file for any license, franchise or permit for annexation, zoning or rezoning of real estate during the preceding calendar year if the ownership interest of the person filing is in excess of $5,000 fair market value at the time of filing or if income or dividends in excess of $1,200 were received by the person filing from the entity during the preceding calendar year.

For the purposes of this Section, the unit of local government in relation to which a person required to file under item (e) of Section 4A-101.5 shall be the unit of local government that contributes to the pension fund of which such person is a member of the board.
(Source: P.A. 101-221, eff. 8-9-19.)

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