92nd General Assembly
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   15 ILCS 305/14 new                                                          

        Amends the Secretary of State Act.   Requires  the  Secretary  of      
   State  to  appoint,  with  the  advice  and  consent of the Senate, an      
   Inspector General. Provides that the Secretary of State may  designate      
   the Inspector General and members of the Inspector General's office as      
   peace  officers  after  those  persons  have  completed  basic  police      
   training.   Allows the Inspector General to conduct investigations and      
   make reports concerning misconduct in the Office of the  Secretary  of      
   State;  subpoena  witnesses  and  evidence  necessary to carry out the      
   duties of the  Inspector  General;  and  have  direct  access  to  the      
   Secretary  of  State.  Provides that a person who fails to comply with      
   the Inspector General's requests or who gives false  testimony  during      
   an  investigation  is  guilty  of  a  Class  A  misdemeanor. Prohibits      
   reprisals against  employees  of  the  Secretary  of  State  who  make      
   complaints  to  or  disclose  information  to  the  Inspector General.      
   Requires  the  Secretary  of  State  to   adopt   rules   establishing      
   requirements for investigations.                                            
   JAN-31-2001  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   JAN-31-2001  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   FEB-01-2001  S       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               EXECUTIVE             
   MAR-01-2001  S                                 POSTPONED                       
   MAR-08-2001  S       TO SUBCOMMITTEE                                           
   MAR-08-2001  S                   COMMITTEE               EXECUTIVE             
   MAR-31-2001  S  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 3-9(A)    RULES                 
   JAN-07-2003  S  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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