Session: 102nd General Assembly
Year: 2021
Bill #: SB3460
Category: County Officials
Position: Under Review
Mandate? No
Revenue Loss?
Authority Preemption?

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Amends the Counties Code. Provides that, if a county board member, county board chairman, State's Attorney, or other countywide elected official is criminally charged with an infamous crime or of any felony involving a violation of his or her official oath, the county board shall review the alleged crimes to determine by a three-fifths vote of all members if the countywide elected official should be placed on administrative leave. if the official is removed from office, then the official is barred from county or township property and performing the official's duties until the case is closed and the county or township board determines the conflict is resolved. Provides that the county board shall petition the court for the appointment of a special State's Attorney to review the board's determination if the determination is relating to the State's Attorney or if the State's Attorney has a conflict of interest. Limits the provisions to counties that have a population of less than 500,000 people and townships within counties that have a population of less than 500,000 people. Effective immediately.

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