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Public Act 098-1087





Public Act 098-1087
SB0229 EnrolledLRB098 05428 MGM 35462 b

    AN ACT concerning State government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Gubernatorial Boards and Commissions Act is
amended by changing Section 10 and by adding Section 25 as
    (15 ILCS 50/10)
    Sec. 10. Repository of board and commission membership. The
Office shall establish and maintain on the Internet a
centralized, searchable database, freely accessible to the
public, of information relating to appointed positions on the
State's boards and commissions.
    The database shall include, at a minimum:
        (1) The qualifications for, and the powers, duties, and
    responsibilities of, each appointed position on each of the
    State's boards and commissions.
        (2) The name and term of each current appointed member
    of a board or commission.
        (3) Each current vacancy in appointed membership of
    each of the State's boards and commissions.
        (4) Information as to how a person may apply for
    appointment to a board or commission, including a uniform
    application that may be downloaded and printed or that may
    be submitted electronically. Such application shall
    include a data field where an applicant shall disclose his
    or her ethnicity, gender and disability status for
    reporting purposes.
        (5) A link to that section of the Secretary of State's
    website that allows the public to search Statements of
    Economic Interest filed with the Secretary of State.
(Source: P.A. 96-543, eff. 8-17-09.)
    (15 ILCS 50/25 new)
    Sec. 25. Demographic composition; report. Beginning
October 1, 2015 and for each year thereafter, the Governor
shall file a report with the General Assembly detailing the
following information:
        (1) the demographic information (ethnicity, gender,
    and disability status) of each appointment made by the
    Governor between July 1 of the prior year through June 30
    of the reporting year;
        (2) the aggregate demographic information for those
    persons who applied for an appointment with the Governor's
    office, but were not appointed between July 1 of the prior
    year through June 30 of the reporting year; and
        (3) the demographic composition of the gubernatorial
    appointees on each board, commission, and task force as of
    June 30 of the reporting year.
    The Governor shall electronically publish an annual report
detailing the demographic composition of the gubernatorial
appointees on each board, commission, and task force as of the
date of the report.

Effective Date: 1/1/2015