(5 ILCS 430/25-21)
Special Legislative Inspectors General.
(a) The Legislative Ethics Commission, on its own initiative and by majority
vote, may appoint special Legislative Inspectors General (i) to investigate
violations of this Act,
if an investigation by the Inspector General was not concluded within 6 months
after its initiation, where
Commission finds that the Inspector General's reasons under Section 25-65 for
failing to complete the investigation are insufficient and (ii) to accept
referrals from the Commission of allegations made pursuant to this Act
concerning the Legislative Inspector General or an employee of the Office of
the Legislative Inspector General and to investigate those allegations.
(b) A special Legislative Inspector General must have the same
as the Legislative Inspector General appointed under Section 25-10.
(c) The Commission's appointment of a special Legislative Inspector General
must be in writing and must specify the duration and purpose of the
(d) A special Legislative Inspector General shall have the same powers and
duties with respect to the purpose of his or her appointment as the Legislative
Inspector General appointed under Section 25-10.
(e) A special Legislative
General shall report the findings of his or her investigation to the
(f) The Commission may report the findings of a special Legislative
General and its recommendations, if any, to the General Assembly.
(Source: P.A. 93-617, eff. 12-9-03.)