Illinois General Assembly Website
Privacy, Security, and Legal Notices
These notices apply only to the Illinois General Assembly website.
The home page URL is http://ilga.gov
All sub-strings are part of this website. An example of a sub-string is http://www.ilga.gov/commission/lis/lis_home.html.
This website is provided as a
public service. Access is subject to the following terms and conditions, which
you expressly accept by using this site. Please read this document carefully.
Privacy and Security Notice
Personal information is information about an individual that is readily identifiable to
that specific individual. Personal information includes personal identifiers
such as an individual's name, address, and phone number. A domain name,
Internet Protocol address, or date and time of access is not considered
personal information. We will not obtain any personal information about you
when you visit this site unless you voluntarily choose to provide that
information. Personal information you choose to provide will be used by us only
for official business purposes. For example, if you send an e-mail message or
complete a web form that contains personal information, we may retain your e-mail
address and other information as appropriate for official business purposes.
Release of personal information you choose to provide to us will be governed by
applicable law. Personal information you provide to us will not be sold or leased
and will not be disclosed to any unauthorized person. Any personal information
retained by the Illinois General Assembly will be protected by appropriate
Policies for Individuals under 13 Years of Age
The Illinois General Assembly is committed to complying fully with the Children's Online
Privacy Protection Act. Accordingly, if you are under the age of 13, you are
not authorized to provide us with personally identifying information. We
appreciate your cooperation with this federally mandated requirement. Users are
cautioned that the collection of personal information volunteered by children
on-line or by e-mail will be treated the same as information given by an adult
and may be subject to public access.
The Illinois General Assembly has the capability to monitor, log, and analyze website
traffic. This information is not personally identifiable, and no effort is made
to personally identify users with log data. The Illinois General Assembly may
use various tools to monitor traffic and to identify unauthorized attempts to
upload or change information, to cause harm, or to otherwise damage this site.
Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this site
are strictly prohibited. Unauthorized use, tampering with, or modification of
this site, including supporting hardware and software, may subject the violator
to criminal and civil penalties. If there is an unauthorized intrusion, all
relevant information may be provided to law enforcement officials.
management purposes and to make the My Legislation feature easier for you to use. In the latter case, a
session variable (cookie) containing only the user ID is used to maintain the user's
connection to their stored data for the duration of that session. Any usage of cookies by this site is in compliance with the
State Agency Web Site Act (5 ILCS 177).
Disclaimer of Liability
The Illinois General Assembly, its agencies, and its employees (i) are not liable for any improper
or incorrect use of the information on this site, (ii) assume no responsibility
for anyone's use of the information, (iii) are not liable for any damages (of
any type, for any reason, however caused, or under any theory of liability)
arising in any way out of the use of this site, even if advised of the
possibility of that damage. Use of this
site is governed by the laws of Illinois.
Disclaimer of Warranties and Accuracy of Data
Although the information
found on this site is believed to be reliable, no warranty, expressed or
implied, is made regarding the accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality,
reliability, or usefulness of any information, either isolated or in the
aggregate. The information is provided "as is". All warranties of any
kind, express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties
of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, freedom from
contamination by computer viruses, and non-infringement of proprietary rights,
are disclaimed. Changes may be periodically made to the information; these
changes may or may not be incorporated into this site. If you have obtained
information from any of the Illinois General Assembly web pages from a source
other than the Illinois General Assembly website directly, be aware that
electronic data can be altered after its original distribution. Data can also
quickly become out of date. If you find any errors or omissions, we encourage
you to report them by e-mail to: email@example.com
Disclaimer of Endorsement
The Illinois General Assembly website may sometimes refer to or offer content supplied by a third party. Any
opinion, advice, statement, service, offer, information, or content expressed
or made available by a third party is that of the third party and does not
necessarily reflect that of the Illinois General Assembly. Reference to any
specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark,
manufacturer, or otherwise does not constitute or imply its endorsement,
recommendation, or favoring by the Illinois General Assembly.
Disclaimer for External Links
The Illinois General Assembly is not responsible for the content of any referenced or linked off-site page
and is not liable for that content. The risk of injury rests entirely with the user. Links from the Illinois General
Assembly web pages to other sites do not constitute an endorsement from the
Illinois General Assembly. These links are provided as an information service
only. It is the responsibility of the user to evaluate the content and
usefulness of information obtained from other sites. You should direct any
concerns regarding any external link to its site administrator or
webmaster. If you choose to follow one of these links, the policies of that outside site take effect until you return
to this site.
Disclaimer of Duty to Continue to Provide Data
Due to the dynamic nature of the Internet, resources that are free and publicly available one day may
require a fee or may have access restricted the next, and the location of items
may change as menus, homepages, and files are reorganized. Use of the Illinois
General Assembly website is at the user's sole risk. The Illinois General
Assembly does not warrant that the service will be uninterrupted or error free.
The documents and related graphics published on this site could contain technical
inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes may be made to the information on
this site at any time.