(35 ILCS 200/25-15)
    Sec. 25-15. Knowing failure of local assessment officer to perform duties. Any local assessment officer or other person whose duty it is to assess property for taxation or equalize any assessment, who refuses or knowingly or wilfully neglects any duty required of him by law, or who consents to or connives at any evasion of this Code whereby any property required to be assessed is unlawfully exempted in whole or in part, or the valuation thereof is set down at more or less than is required by law, is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor. He or she shall also be liable upon his bond to the party injured for all damages sustained by that party. He or she shall also be removed from office by the judge of the court before whom he or she is tried and convicted.
(Source: P.A. 77-2236; 88-455.)