Deadlines and Penalties 

Deadlines

Employees required to file a Statement of Economic Interests (Statement) with the Office of the Secretary of State must file their electronic submission by 11:59 PM on May 1, 2020 (please note this date has been moved to May 8th for 2020). This is an absolute deadline, after which, financial penalties ensue.

 

**Any employees completing the paper version instead must have the signed document post-marked to the Office of the Secretary of State by no later than May 1, 2020 (please note this date has been moved to May 8th for 2020).

Office of the Secretary of State

Ethics Section, Index Department

111 East Monroe

Springfield, IL 62756

Penalties

Forms filed between May 1 (May 2nd when the 1st falls on a Sunday) and May 15 will be assessed a late fee of $15. Beginning May 16th (or the next business day when the 16th falls on a Sunday), any form filed will be asses the flat $15 rate, in addition to a $100/day charge for as many days late as the form is received. For example: If a form is received by the Office of the Secretary of State May 10th, the filer will be fined $15. However, if the form is not received until May 20th, the filer will be fined $515. These fines are assessed to individuals only and must be paid personally by the delinquent filers to the Office of the Secretary of State.

Please note the filing deadline has been moved to May 8th for 2020. The $15 penalty will run from May 9-22 and the $100/day fees will begin May 23, 2020.

For information specific to the Supplemental Statement form, please visit the Supplemental Statement of Economic Interest Form page of our website.