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A request for an advisory opinion or request for an investigation may be made by completing and returning the proper forms below to the Board of Ethics. All inquiries will be kept confidential.

Request for Advisory Opinion

Request Form for an Advisory Opinion
("cc_ethics_opinionreq.pdf" - 70KB)

The Board renders Advisory Opinions with respect to the provisions of the Ethics Ordinance based upon a real or hypothetical set of circumstances, when requested in writing by a person authorized to request an Advisory Opinion. For more on submitting this request and persons authorized to request an opinion, please refer to Section 4 of the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Ethics above.

Request for Investigation

Request Form for an Investigation
("cc_ethics_investreq.pdf" - 11KB)

The Board receives written complaints of alleged violations of the Ethics Ordinance for the purpose of Investigation. For more about requesting an investigations and the subsequent investigation process, please refer to Section 5 of the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Ethics above.

Gift Disclosure

Gift Disclosure Form
("cc_ethics_GiftDisclosureForm.pdf" - 36KB)

Under the Cook County Ethics Ordinance, all Cook County officials and employees must disclose to the Board of Ethics the receipt of certain gifts. This form is to be used for disclosing gift information. If you have received a gift that must be disclosed, you must complete and file this disclosure form with the Cook County Board of Ethics within ten (10) business days of receiving the gift. Failure to file is a violation of the Cook County Ethics Ordinance.

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Contact Information
Contact Information

Bureau Name:

Office of the President

Main Office:

69 W. Washington, Cook County Administration Building
Suite 3040
Chicago, Illinois 60602-3007

Telephone: (312) 603-4304
Fax: (312) 603-3760
TDD: (312) 603-1101

Ranjit Hakim, Executive Director

Mon-Fri 8.30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Sat-Sun Closed

Review the current STAR Performance Report for the Board of Ethics.