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20 ILCS 1807/132

    (20 ILCS 1807/132)
    Sec. 132. Article 132. Retaliation.
    (a) Any person subject to this Code who, with the intent to retaliate against any person for reporting or planning to report a criminal offense, or making or planning to make a protected communication, or with the intent to discourage any person from reporting a criminal offense or making or planning to make a protected communication:
        (1) wrongfully takes or threatens to take an adverse
personnel action against any person; or
        (2) wrongfully withholds or threatens to withhold a
favorable personnel action with respect to any person;
shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.
    (b) In this Article:
        (1) "Protected communication" means the following:
            (A) A lawful communication to a Member of
Congress or an Inspector General.
            (B) A communication to a covered individual or
organization in which a member of the State military forces complains of, or discloses information that the member reasonably believes constitutes evidence of, any of the following:
                (i) A violation of law or regulation,
including a law or regulation prohibiting sexual harassment or unlawful discrimination.
                (ii) Gross mismanagement, a gross waste of
funds, an abuse of authority, or a substantial and specific danger to public health or safety.
        (2) "Inspector General" has the meaning given that
term in Section 1034(j) of Title 10 of the United States Code.
        (3) "Covered individual or organization" means any
recipient of a communication specified in clauses (i) through (v) of Section 1034(b)(1)(B) of Title 10 of this Code.
        (4) "Unlawful discrimination" means discrimination on
the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
(Source: P.A. 101-367, eff. 8-9-19.)