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 1st (May 2nd for 2022). This is an absolute deadline, after which, financial penalties ensue.

 

**Employees filing from outside of the US using the paper version must have the signed document delivered to the University Ethics and Compliance Office by no later than April 29, 2022 (to ensure sufficient time for Ethics Officer review/approval and subsequent delivery to the Secretary of State for filing by the deadline)

University Ethics and Compliance Office
Human Resources Building, Room 20
One University Plaza, HRB 20
Springfield, IL 62703

Penalties

Forms filed between May 1 (May 2nd for 2022) and May 15 (May 16th for 2022) will be assessed a late fee of $15. Beginning May 16th (May 17th for 2022), 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.

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