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 (May 3rd for 2021). 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 (May 3rd for 2021).

Office of the Secretary of State

Ethics Section, Index Department

111 East Monroe

Springfield, IL 62756

Penalties

Forms filed between May 1 (May 3rd for 2021) and May 15 will be assessed a late fee of $15. Beginning May 16th (May 18th for 2021), 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.