093_HB1930ham001 LRB093 05126 SJM 13954 a 1 AMENDMENT TO HOUSE BILL 1930 2 AMENDMENT NO. . Amend House Bill 1930 by replacing 3 everything after the enacting clause with the following: 4 "Section 5. The Attorney General Act is amended by 5 adding Section 4g as follows: 6 (15 ILCS 205/4g new) 7 Sec 4g. Ethics pledge. 8 (a) The Attorney General, as soon as may be practical, 9 must develop and promulgate an ethics pledge setting forth 10 the legal rights, responsibilities, and duties relating to 11 ethical conduct in government applicable to all officers, 12 officials, appointees, and employees of the State in the 13 executive, legislative, and judicial branches. The ethics 14 pledge must contain, without limitation, the duty to report 15 ethics violations. The Attorney General shall revise and 16 re-promulgate the pledge from time to time as necessary. 17 (b) Every officer, official, appointee, and employee of 18 State government of the executive, legislative, and judicial 19 branches must sign the ethics pledge annually, attesting that 20 he or she has read and understands it. Signed ethics pledges 21 must be kept as part of the person's personnel file and are 22 subject to audit by the Auditor General. -2- LRB093 05126 SJM 13954 a 1 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 2 becoming law.".