Bill Status of SB3496 98th General Assembly
Short Description: PUBLIC OFFICIAL-CONTINUING ED
Sen. Dave Syverson
| 1/13/2015||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
|5 ILCS 430/Art. 7 heading new|
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act. Requires each public official who, on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act, is elected or appointed to office to complete an 8-hour continuing education program established by Econ Illinois-Illinois Council on Economic Education and approved by the Illinois Community College Board within 2 years after the date he or she is first elected or appointed and every 2 years thereafter for as long as he or she remains a public official. Authorizes a fine to be levied against a public official who fails to timely complete the continuing education requirement. Prohibits a public official from being elected or appointed to public office if he or she fails to timely pay the fine and complete the required continuing education.