§ 5 ILCS 420/3-201 Where feasible, and taking into account the fact that legislative …
§ 5 ILCS 420/3-202 When a legislator must take official action on a legislative matter …
§ 5 ILCS 420/3-203 When, despite the existence of a conflict situation, a legislator …
§ 5 ILCS 420/3-204 No legislator should accept a representation case unless he believes …
§ 5 ILCS 420/3-205 A legislator participating in a representation case shall, wherever …
§ 5 ILCS 420/3-206 Sections 3-201 through 3-205 are intended only as guides to …

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 5 ILCS 420 > Article 3 > Part 2 - Ethical Principles for Legislators

  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • decree: is synonymous with the word "judgment". See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.24
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • General Revenue Law of Illinois: or any equivalent expression, when used with reference to revenue, shall be deemed to refer to the Property Tax Code and all existing and future amendments thereto and modifications thereof, and all rules now or hereafter adopted pursuant thereto. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.23
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • Life estate: A property interest limited in duration to the life of the individual holding the interest (life tenant).
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.