Statement of Economic Interests Online
Sunday, November 19, 2017

DISCLOSURE OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS

ARTICLE 4A.
DISCLOSURE OF ECONOMIC INTERESTS.


(from the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act & State Officials and Employees Ethics Act as amended in 2009)

S4A-101. Persons required to file. The following persons shall file verified written statements of economic interests, 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 Governor's 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; or

                (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.

        (g) 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.

        (h) 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 the Act, and
        persons appointed to the board or commission of a unit of local government who have authority to authorize the expenditure of public funds. This subsection does
        not apply to members of boards or commissions who function in an advisory capacity.

        (i) 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; this item does not include 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 promulgate 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.

        (j) Persons on the Board of Trustees of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy.

        (k) Persons employed by a school district in positions that require that person to hold an administrative or a chief school business official endorsement.

        (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) Members of the board of commissioners of any flood prevention district.

        (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) 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.

This Section shall not be construed to prevent any unit of local government from enacting financial disclosure that require more information than required by the Act.

(Amended by Public Act 88-187, eff. Jan. 1, 1994; Public Act 88-511, eff. Jan. 1, 1994; Public Act 88-605, eff. Sept. 1, 1994; Public Act 91-622, eff. Aug. 19, 1999; Public Act 93-617, eff. Dec. 9, 2003; Public Act 93-816, eff. July 27, 2004; Public Act 95-719, eff. May 21, 2008; Public Act 96-6, eff. April 3, 2009; Public Act 96-543, eff. Aug. 17, 2009.)

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