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Public Act 099-0218




Public Act 099-0218
SB0564 EnrolledLRB099 03010 JLK 23018 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 as follows:
    (15 ILCS 50/10)
    Sec. 10. Repository of board and commission membership;
meeting notices.
    (a) 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.
    (b) In addition to the requirements of subsection (a) of
this Section, the Office shall establish and maintain on the
        (1) a centralized location for an electronic mail
    listserv for subscribers to receive notices of the meetings
    of each board and commission and the meeting's agenda; and
        (2) a listing of the meeting times and agendas for each
    board and commission.
    The Office shall send and post meeting notices and agendas
pursuant to paragraphs (1) and (2) at least 48 hours before
each meeting. For the purposes of this subsection (b),
"electronic mail listserv" means an automatic mailing list
server used to manage electronic mail transmissions to a list
of subscribers.
(Source: P.A. 98-1087, eff. 1-1-15.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2016