State of Illinois Executive Ethics Commission

I have no other [ambition] so great as that of being truly esteemed of my fellow men, by rendering myself worthy of their esteem.
– March 9, 1832


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 overseeing 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.