Cook County Ethics Ordinace
Cook County Code of Ethics Ordinance
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Chaper 2, Article VII – Ethics – An ordinance requiring all Cook County officials and employees to abide by a Code of Conduct, which sets forth general directives to ensure fair and honest government in Cook County.
Source: Cook County Code of Ordinances Last amended May 18, 2004
Rules and Regulations
Amended Board of Ethics Rules and Regulations
Rules and regulations in connection with the Board of Ethics’ enforcement of the Ethics Ordinance. Last Amended October 31, 2014.
The Board of Ethics conducts regular training programs for County officials and employees covered by the Ordinance.
To request on-site training, please contact the Board at 312-603-4304.
The Board has developed the following guides addressing topics covered by the Ethics Ordinance
- Prohibited Political Activity Guide -(“cc_ethics_Prohibited_Pol_Activity 3-11.pdf”)
- “What Can I Do On Election Day?” - Guide to Limits on Political Activity by Cook County Employees
Campaign Finance Activity
Section 2-585 of the Ethics Ordinance provides additional campaign contribution limitations for County vendors and lobbyists.
- Campaign Contributions Regulations for Persons Doing Business with the County
Campaign Contribution Guidance
- Listing of Vendors/Persons Doing Business with the County
Listing as of November 4, 2014
Lobbyist Familial Relationship Disclosure