Rockford, IL--Rep. Maurice West has been reappointed as a commissioner of the Legislative Ethics Commission for the 102nd General Assembly on July 1, 2021.
The Legislative Ethics Commission is a bipartisan board comprised of eight commissioners. The LEC is charged with conducting administrative hearings and ruling on matters (brought forth by the Legislative Inspector General) concerning violations of the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act by current or previous members or employees of the General Assembly. The Commission has the authority to make rulings, issue administrative recommendations, and impose fines in connection with the implementation and interpretation of the Act. The Commission meets monthly, or more frequently as necessary.