Agency/Unit of Government (UOG) FAQs
Q: What is
A: Your username is the agency code for your unit
of government. Your agency code was included on the confirmation email when your
filers were submitted. If you cannot locate your agency code, please contact the
Clerk’s office at 630-407-5500 or ClerkEI@dupageco.org.
What is my password?
A: On first login, you will need to click
on Reset Password and a temporary password will be emailed to you. Once you
login with this temporary password, you will be prompted to create a new
password. Your password must have at least 8 characters.
if I create a password and forget it upon next login?
the login page, simply click on “Forgot your password?” and you will be prompted
to enter your agency code. An email with a new temporary password will be sent
to the email address on file for your unit of government.
many steps must I complete?
A: There are four steps to the
Units of Government Online Filing:
- Verify Account – you will provide your
agency’s phone number and zip code.
- My Information – you will confirm
your agency’s address, agency website address (if applicable), and
administrator’s name, title, phone, fax and email.
- My Filers – you
will review and update the list of filers you submitted last year, delete any
who are no longer required to file and add new people to the list. Due to a
change in the law, you must provide job titles and phone numbers for all filers.
We encourage you to provide emails where possible because emailing notices will
allow us to be more efficient and cut costs.
- Submit Filing – you will
review your final list, check a confirmation box and click “Submit Filing.” You
will receive an email confirmation.
Q: How can I edit my
list of filers in Step 3?
A: There are two ways to edit your
list of filers:
- On screen – you can edit each filer
individually on screen. Click on the ID number to the left of a filer’s name. A
“Filer Profile” will appear where you can change the person’s name, address or
filer status. Here you can also edit the person’s title, phone number and email
- In Excel – you can download your entire file from our site to
Excel, make changes to the whole list, and upload the file back to our site. View instructions
Q: What information about a filer is required?
A: Filer’s name, title, home address and phone number. Their
email is not required, but it will allow the Clerk’s office to save on
traditional mailings and improve communication.
Q: Why is more
information required this year?
A: In 2011, the Illinois
Governmental Ethics Act was amended, allowing us to collect more information
about your filers: titles, phone numbers and emails.
Q: Will my
list of filers be shown on a public website?
A: Yes. In the
interest of transparency, Public Act 096-1336 also allows for the creation of
online public databases of lists of filers by unit of government. Those lists
will be made available in 2015 along with all Statements of Economic Interest
submitted by filers. Filers’ personal information, such as home address and
phone number, will not be displayed.
Q: How long can I be idle
before Units of Government Online Filing times out?
of Government Online Filing will time out after 2 hours without activity.
However, your work is saved through the last screen where you have clicked “Save
Q: How do I edit my list if I want to make
changes after it’s been submitted?
A: You may log in to the
site and update your list until March 1st in 2015. After that date, please
contact our office for access to your list.
Q: Will I be able to
see if my filers have submitted their statements?
After the filing period begins, you will be able to log in to the site to check
the statuses of your filers. We encourage you to check and remind your filers to