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Welcome to the Illinois Executive Ethics Commission

The EEC promotes ethics in public service and ensures that the State's business is conducted with efficiency, transparency, fairness, and integrity. The Commission's activities range from conducting annual ethics training to enforcing the Ethics Act for all employees of the executive branch of State Government. The EEC also provides independent oversight of the procurement process.

The Role of the EEC and the CPO in Procurement

Public Act 96-0795 gave the EEC responsibility for appointing chief procurement officers ("CPOs"). While the EEC provides various support services to each of the four CPOs and their staffs, each CPO makes independent decisions and exercises all procurement authority created by law and rule.        Read More