§ 8A-5. Administrative Malfeasance. (a) Any person who shall misappropriate, misuse or unlawfully withhold or convert
to his own use or to the use of another, any public funds made available for public
aid purposes under this Code is guilty of a violation of this Article and shall be
punished as provided in Section 8A-6.
(b) Any official or employee of the Illinois Department, county department or local
governmental unit who willfully fails to report a known violation of Sections 8A-2,
8A-3, 8A-4 or 8A-5 to the designated administrative personnel as identified in the
policy and procedures of the Illinois Department for employees of the Illinois Department
or county department, or to the State's Attorney for employees of a local governmental
unit, shall be subject to disciplinary proceedings pursuant to regulations of the
Illinois Department or local governmental unit.
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