OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR GENERAL INSPECTOR GENERAL
Section 30-5 (a) of the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act [5 ILCS 430/30-5 (a)] (the Act) requires the Auditor General to appoint an Inspector General:
(i) to investigate allegations of violations of Articles 5 and 10 by State officers and employees under his or her jurisdiction and (ii) to perform other duties and exercise other powers assigned to the Inspectors General by this or any other Act.
5 ILCS 430/30-5 (a)
The Inspector General acts in an independent manner, investigating complaints against employees of the Auditor General's Office and making recommendations for agency action. The Inspector General also oversees the agency's ethics training program.
The Office of the Auditor General Inspector General is Mr. Don Kliment. He can be contacted as follows:
Donald W. Kliment
Office of the Auditor General
740 E. Ash St .
Springfield , IL 62703
INSPECTOR GENERAL COMPLAINT PROCESS
Complaints can be made to the Office of the Auditor General Inspector General if the allegation involves an employee of the Office of the Auditor General. The complaint must relate to the official conduct of the employee. The types of allegations potentially subject to investigation by the Inspector General include: fraud; abuse; corruption; theft; bid rigging; and misuse of State property, time or equipment.
Anyone who files a complaint should have a reasonable belief that the allegation being reported is true. In addition, anyone filing a complaint must provide sufficient detail concerning the allegation in order for an investigation to be initiated.
Complaints must be filed in writing.
- Inspector General Complaint Form [PDF format, 19 KB]
- Inspector General Complaint Form* [HTML/Text format]
Complaints may be filed anonymously. If a complainant chooses to identify himself or herself, his or her identity will be kept confidential to the extent possible under the law and rules. There may be circumstances under which a complainant's identity, if known, must be revealed.
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